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Deer Rifles: Buying Used Guns

Used guns can offer a tremendous value for hunters who are looking for a deal. However, the old adage applies: Buyer beware. Here are some tips for shopping for a used deer rifle or shotgun. By Bryan Hendricks Buying a used rifle carries a certain amount of risk, so inspect carefully. Pitting reflects chronic...

Firearms Group Endorses Candidates

The Buckeye Firearms Association announced grades and endorsements for candidates running for office in the 2012 Ohio general election. BFA, a grassroots, non-partisan, all-volunteer political action committee, graded more than 250 candidates on their support for gun rights in Ohio. Of these, 109 candidates earned their highly coveted official endorsement. These include candidates running...

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West Virginia Seeking Bucks Scoring 150-Plus

If you have a legally harvested and mounted West Virginia big buck trophy, you may be able to show it off to an appreciative audience in September. The West Virginia Wildlife Federation, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and Toyota are seeking hunters who own trophy white-tailed bucks that were legally taken in...

Blackpowder Competition Set in Arkansas Hills

One of Arkansas’s longest running firearms events, the 57th Saunders Memorial Shoot, is scheduled Sept. 27-30 at Luther Owens Muzzle Loading Range and Park in Berryville. The blackpowder shoot and the range commemorate two major figures in Arkansas gun history. The shoot is sponsored by Luther’s Long Hunters Club. No doubt, some deer hunters...

Suppressors Approved for Legal Arizona Hunters

Two state level pro-suppressor laws went into effect Wednesday in Arizona and Minnesota following approval by the state legislatures and governors. Signed into law March 29 by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, House Bill 2728 grants hunters in Arizona the right to use legally owned suppressors while hunting game animals. With the passage of the...

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Miranda, Woods Headline Land and Wildlife Expo

An all-star list of notable outdoors figures including veteran hunter Tom Miranda and Dr. Grant Woods headline the Bass Pro Shops Land and Wildlife Expo presented by Ram Truck. The second annual event will be Aug. 9-11 at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Help your deer get the minerals they need this summer!...

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Sight In Your Rifle Scope For More Success

My wife asked recently why we have four trash bags full of plastic milk jugs piled up in a corner of our garage, instead of putting them in the recycling bin with the other stuff accumulated each week in our household. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor Because, I replied, when I want to...