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Deer Hunters Have a New Range for Shooting Practice

Finding a quality shooting range where you can enjoy sighting in a deer rifle or plinking with the youngsters sometimes can be a challenge, but many state wildlife agencies offer quality sites MDWFP is pleased to announce the opening of Mississippi’s newest public shooting range. McHenry Shooting Range, located in South Mississippi near Perkinston,...

Eddie Claypool with his DIY Arizona Coues deer that scored a fantastic 104 inches.

Eddie Claypool on Do-It-Yourself Deer Hunting

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. Of his beginning in the Coues deer quest, Eddie Claypool of Oklahoma remembers quite well his initial planning for his trip into the desert. “The first year was 1994 and I just decided to give Coues deer a...

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Deer Talk Now: Get the Best From Your Optics

Whether you’re looking for a new pair of binoculars or the best scope for your deer rifle or shotgun, here are some tips that will save you money — and get you the best bang for your buck this season. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt hosts with special guest Trent Marsh.

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More Options Available in 1-inch Hunting, Target Scopes

It’s always good to have options and if you’re a deer hunter, being able to consider different sizes and reticles for your hunting scopes is an ongoing consideration. Some hunters want a scope for a slug gun or short-range situation, while others may favor a traditional 3×9 model or want a bigger objective. Whatever...

A smooth-shooting rifle and good bullets are obviously crucial to success, but they're only as good as the optics that help you line up the deer in your sights.

Research Coatings Before Buying Hunting Optics

What are all these coatings on scopes, binoculars and spotting scopes? Take a look at any optics company’s site and you’ll find some descriptions about lens coatings that help with abrasion resistance, clarity, light transmission, glare reduction and waterproof capabilities. By Alan Clemons Some of these coatings are proprietary, specially designed by or for...

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Remington Arms Issues Voluntary Recall for Rifles with X-Mark Pro Triggers

Remington Arms Company, LLC (“Remington”) has announced a voluntary recall of Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark Pro (“XMP”) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006, to April 9, 2014. Senior Remington engineers determined that some Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with XMP triggers could, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge. In the...

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Hornady Goes Digital With Its Reloading Handbook

Reloading ammo is a discipline as old as firearms and shooting themselves. But one of the top bullet and reloading supply manufacturers has moved the timeworn pastime decidedly into the future. By Elwood Shelton Hornady announced recently that the Hornady Handbook of Cartridge Reloading, 9th Edition is now available for download on a number of digital platforms....

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Just How Much is Your Deer Hunting Rifle Worth?

Researching gun values just became simpler and more reliable. Now you can use Find Guns, powered by Gun Digest, on your computer or mobile device. Forget Googling secondhand information from Joe Gun Collector to get the latest shaky estimate on how much a used or antique gun or deer rifle is fetching. Find Guns...

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How Fast Do Your Deer Hunting Bullets Fly?

Federal Premium introduces its online Ballistics Calculator on FederalPremium.com, a tool that allows users to quickly determine trajectories for any Federal Premium rifle or handgun load by simply entering the applicable data. Reloaders can also use it for handloads. Users who create a profile can save an unlimited number of loads for future reference. Shooters...