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I prefer to make enchiladas with slow-roasted pulled meat from shoulder and neck roasts, but this recipe also works just fine with ground venison. Skip “The Roasting Part” and start with seasoned ground venison instead. 6 servings The Roasting Part venison hindquarter or shoulder roast, bone in or out olive oil salt, pepper, onion powder, […]
cooking venison, Enchilada
I’m a big believer is hauling two rifles to any hunt — just in case one malfunctions. But there’s a less expensive alternative. A backup scope. No, a second scope isn’t going to help with a broken firing pin or stock, but if you’re hard up for space or can’t afford a whole new rifle, […]
October 11, 2016
marion County, KY
Deer hunting advice from the experts. Go on the hunt with Winchester.
Last week we opened and examined the scrapes-are-a-night-thing phenomenon. Our conclusion was that yes, scrapes are largely visited by bucks at night, but with a notable exception; I call it “scrape week” –a narrow window just before peak breeding—and we are fast approaching that magic time. To capitalize on scrape week, last week’s blog advised […]
Scrapes have gotten a lot of bad press over the years. I know just why, because I’ve cussed them myself. Our collective frustration with scrapes is perfectly understandable; we find a torn-up patch of dirt, with an overhanging limb pointing down to the scrapes, like a beacon claiming “find buried treasure here!” And our immediate […]
In a round-about way, some new field studies seem to support my contention that deer hunters can best improve their chances for success by honing their shooting skills instead of their biology theories. Whitetail hunters have been scraping by on rumors, myths, half-truths and lies about whitetail scrapes for years. They aren’t what we’ve been […]
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The name “Winchester” became synonymous with “repeating rifle” in the last third of the 19th century thanks in no small part to this famous cartridge, the first modern centerfire brass cartridge mass produced for the commercial market. It’s 143 years old, it’s been used to take everything from bunnies to bears, and it’s still going […]
44-40 Rifle, Winchester History
Overshadowed amid the high tech revolution of the 21st century is the most successful, most productive, most enduring deer hunting cartridge and rifle ever bestowed upon whitetail hunters — the 30-30 Winchester and Model 94 Winchester lever-action rifle. Now in its 122 year, the 30-30 remains one of the world’s deadliest, easiest shooting, mid-range deer […]
33-30, Model 94 Winchester, Winchester History
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