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TAKING DOWN YOUR TURKEY

· The type of shot you use will help you bring down your bird with maximum effectiveness. ·

  • Kyle Reid
  • September 30, 2022

The type of shot you use will help you bring down your bird with maximum effectiveness. There are many factors to consider when selecting your Turkey load and many states have some kind of restrictions on the shot sizes, shell size, or gauge you can use when hunting turkey. Today we are going to consider…

SELECTING THE RIGHT SHOT SIZE FOR YOUR HUNT

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

  • Luke Cadeau
  • September 28, 2022

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…

SIGHTS & SCOPES FOR EVERY HUNTER

· A Breakdown on Hunting Sights and Scopes ·

  • Luke Cadeau
  • September 13, 2022

First, let’s start with your iron or open sights. These are the sights that typically come standard on many firearms. They can vary by manufacturer or type of gun you are using, for example from shotgun to rifle, but will have similar functions. These sights typically consist of a bead, or single sight positioned at…

DECOY SPREAD TIPS & TRICKS

· Setting out your Decoy Spread for Waterfowl ·

  • Luke Cadeau
  • September 1, 2022

One of the most important factors to consider when setting up your decoy presentation will be the wind. You will want to consider not only what direction the wind is moving, but also how strong these winds are. Waterfowl will almost always land into the wind, as they use it to slow themselves down in…

Colorado Wolf Reintroduction

· The Other Side of the Story ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • August 14, 2022

One thing that is often overlooked by those supporting the reintroduction is that there is already a pack of Wolves whose range includes Northwestern Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) confirmed the presence of an active Wolf pack in this area after a number of them were spotted feeding on an elk. Contrary to what…

Selecting the Right Caliber

· Honing in on what's right for you ·

  • Luke Cadeau
  • August 1, 2022

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…

SPRING TURKEY CALLS

· Locator to Shock Gobbles we've got you covered! ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • July 19, 2022

The first call that you will use when you go out Turkey hunting this spring will not be mimicking a Turkey, but rather a Crow. Crow calls are used as “locator calls” by turkey hunters in order to locate the roosting Turkeys that will respond to this call. The science isn’t really out on why…

The Bad Kind of Rabbit Fever

· Tularemia AKA Meat-Cutters Disease ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • July 16, 2022

Although Rabbits are not the only animals that can transmit this disease, they are the source of nearly 90% of all cases in the United States, with Cottontails making up 70% of these cases. The disease is initially transmitted to the Rabbits from insects such as Ticks and Mosquitos. Small rodents and mammals are especially…

Shotgun Chokes 101

· Selecting the Right Choke For You ·

  • Dean Taylor
  • July 3, 2022

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…