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From rifles to shotguns and bows. Your firearm or bow will be one of the most important tools in your hunting arsenal. Here you can learn more about your firearms, bows, ammunition, maintenance, shooting techniques, gun safety and so much more!

SELECTING THE RIGHT SHOT SIZE FOR YOUR HUNT

· Selecting the right shot size will help you hunt more effectively ·

  • Luke Cadeau
  • September 28, 2021

OVERVIEW OF SHOT SIZES Shot size refers to the physical size of the pellets that are loaded into the shell. For most conventional hunting purposes this ranges from 9 shot, being the smallest, up to Buckshot 000 (or BS000), being the largest. To give you a better understanding of their sizes, a 9 shot pellet…

Shotgun Chokes 101

· Selecting the Right Choke For You ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • January 3, 2020

The first type of choke to consider is the cylinder choke. These chokes have minimal bore restriction and produce very wide spreads. These cylinder chokes come in two varieties, the cylinder with virtually no bore restriction, and the improved cylinder that offers a very small amount of bore restriction. Due to how wide the spread…

Selecting the Right Caliber

· Honing in on what's right for you ·

  • Luke Cadeau
  • August 1, 2019

First, let’s consider the hunting conditions. If you are hunting in mostly wooded areas where your short distance will be confined, let’s say a 100 yards or less, you will not need as heavy of a caliber to send you bullet a long distance while maintaining killing power. One of the advantages of these smaller…