Author: BlackHeart

What is a DOPE Chart?

February 10th, 2023

Rifle shooters for hunting and competition never send a bullet down range at a target just hoping it hits where they want it to. They crave consistency, accuracy and are fueled by the confidence in their skill, rifle, and ammunition to do what they want to do. One ingredient for the recipe of their confidence…

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Best Rifle Hunting Calibers by Species

November 16th, 2022

Rifle hunters are part adventurers, part students, and part research scientists. You’re always prepared and never stop asking, is there something better and more effective I could be using? Your range time is valued and non-negotiable. You spend time talking to friends and employees at your favorite gun counter, as well as sifting through online…

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5 Dove Hunting Tips For Shooting More Doves

August 24th, 2022

Dove Hunting Tips Opening day of dove season has long been celebrated as the unofficial start to the fall hunting season. Where early September hunts in hot open fields will ultimately work their way into cold deer stands in the winter. It’s also some of the most fun hunters can have as they knock the…

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Top 5 Must-Have Sporting Clay Accessories

July 21st, 2022

You could ask a dozen random shooters at any sporting clay course how you would describe the activity to someone who’s never heard of it and most of them would reply “it’s like golf with a shotgun.” By definition, sporting clays is the release of artificial target “clay birds” or “clays” by a manual or…

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Top Shotgun Loads for Bird Hunting

March 3rd, 2022

Hunting with a shotgun is one of the most unifying pursuits in the outdoor world. Young bucks and old-timers spanning generations of family and friends meet up at trailheads and boat launches every season in anticipation of a great day chasing their bird of choice. A good shotgun is a valuable tool that can serve…

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3 Must Have Items for Your Next Waterfowl Hunt

August 2nd, 2021

Waterfowl Hunting Essentials It’s not a sporting pursuit for everyone, but it does draw a dedicated specific type of hunter. A type that isn’t afraid of an even earlier morning than others with an ability to set up with a plan, and equally important make split-second adjustments in real-time. An older pursuit than most think….

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Top 6 Must-Have Items for Your Range Bag

July 2nd, 2021

Range Bag Essentials Whether you’ve set aside your whole day, or you’re working some time in around punches of the clock at work, range time is valuable. It’s training, maintenance, recreation, and therapy all fused into one from the time you park until you pack your range bag to head out. Range time is so…

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3 Tips To Help Achieve a Steadier Shot

May 17th, 2021

How To Improve Your Shot Accuracy Serious shooters seek perfection, and perfection is honed during time spent practicing on the range. It’s what gives you the confidence every time you rest your cheek to the stock and settle your sight into the scope. When in the woods or on the range, the only currency is…

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Top 6 Rifle Season Hunting Traditions

November 13th, 2020

The opening day of gun season in many states will be upon us before we know it.  Many hunters have annual traditions surrounding this “holiday”.  Some age-old traditions may be passed down from generation to generation, while others may have developed as new rituals that spring up organically over the course of just a few…

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How to Sight In Your Crossbow or Rifle

October 14th, 2020

Sighting in your crossbow or rifle before taking it afield is one of the steps all ethical hunters will be sure to take prior to their first sit of the year.  Not only is heading into the woods with an accurate weapon part of our responsibility as hunters to the game we pursue, missing the…

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4 Keys to Crossbow String and Cable Maintenance

September 24th, 2020

The lifespan and longevity of your crossbow string and cables depends largely on the quality of the string itself.  But even the lifespan of the highest quality strings can be increased with proper string and cable maintenance.  Conversely, string and cables can end up in need of a premature replacement if proper maintenance is not…

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