May 2015

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Scott Leysath

Whitetail Burrito


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I’m running out of room in my freezer so I thought I’d throw down a big hunkin’ burrito. The process is simple and it takes only a couple of minutes. What you see in the video is pretty much real time. Due to the size of this big venison wrap, perhaps “Bubba Burrito” would be […]

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Bigger Tip – Bigger Impact: Deer Season XP’s Tip


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Pick up one of these exciting new cartridges and the first thing that’ll come into view is its massive polymer tip. You’ll see the size difference, and it’s bigger than anything else out there today. What does this do? It increases the impact diameter of the bullet itself. Impact diameter of a bullet is also […]

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Ron Spomer

You Lucky Dog


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Anyone hunting with a modern, centerfire rifle that fires common, bottlenecked cartridges like .243 Winchester, .270 Winchester and .338 Winchester Magnum should count his or her blessings. You are shooting the most highly evolved firearms in history and standing on the shoulders of hundreds of years of firearms development. Imagine whitetail hunting with Daniel Boone […]

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Scott Bestul

Goal-Setting


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This is the last installment on a blog series examining folks who are really, really good at shooting big whitetails. There’s obviously a pile of interest in shooting mature bucks of late, and it’s perfectly understandable when a deer hunter looks at a hunting hero or celebrity and thinks “I wanna be just like him/her, […]

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Scott Leysath

Burger Madness


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I spent many years managing high-volume food and beverage joints that mostly catered to young people who were learning about the effects of alcohol. Some caught on relatively early. Others had to learn the hard way that the human body has limits. Several of the chain’s locations were in college towns like Chico, California (The […]

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Breaking Down The Bullet: Bullet Weight


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Winchester’s new Deer Season XP – how did Winchester engineers choose the bullet weights they did for this game changing ammunition for America’s Deer Hunter?  Whether .243 Win or .308 Win, a single bullet weight is offered…and this is by design. Learn more about Deer Season and bullet weights in this video from Winchester’s Mike […]

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Ron Spomer

Dirty Little Secret


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Some riflemen have a dirty little secret: their rifles shoot more consistently with dirty barrels. In some families, gun cleanliness is next to godliness, but that doesn’t necessarily equate to accuracy. Too many hunters clean the rifles out of compunction rather than necessity, some as often (or so they say) as every day they hunt! […]

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Scott Bestul

What Makes a Great Deer Hunter?


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What separates great deer hunters from the rest of us? Last week I took an opening look at successful whitetail hunters by examining some of the stages they go through as they learn to hunt mature bucks. This week I’ll profile one such hunter and examine some of the specific tactics and methods that have […]

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Scott Leysath

Smoking


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Smoking meat in the privacy of your own back yard seems to be more popular now than ever. If you don’t own a smoker, you know someone who does and, if you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’ll own one soon. For some, smoking is a science. For the rest of us, it’s […]

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Breaking Down The Bullet – Overview


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The deer hunter in you will find everything you in this extreme point bullet from Winchester; and nothing you don’t. This bullet is brand new and it is tipped off with an extremely large polymer tip. The polymer tip is there to deliver a high ballistics coefficient. What does this mean? It means the bullet […]

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