Guns & Gear

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Long-range hunting

by Linda K. Miller & Keith A. Cunningham | October 17, 2017

So, you’ve been watching hunting shows on TV and you’d like to try a bit of long-range hunting?… Here’s what you need to know before you take that long-range shot…

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Ask a C.O. – Carrying multiple firearms

by Emily Walsh | October 13, 2017

We are often asked about the use of multiple firearms when hunting. So we’ve rounded up some of our most helpful question and answers from our “Ask a C.O.” section of the magazine.  

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2017-2018 Hunting ammo gear guide

by Jeff Helsdon | October 2, 2017

We’re giving you an inside look at the 2017-2018 Hunting Gear Guide, with our ammo section. To get the full guide on shotguns, rifles, and bows, pick up your copy of the 2017-2018 Hunting Annual on newsstands now…

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4 Steps to keep your bow in top shape

by Paul McCarney | September 26, 2017

In addition to regular practice, it’s important to be sure your equipment is functioning properly. Here are steps you should take before heading out to ensure your bow is ready.

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DIY: Get that rod cork clean

by Justin Hoffman | September 14, 2017

As anglers, we subject our fishing rods to a fair amount of abuse…. Dirty rod cork got you down? Here’s a quick and easy fix.

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5 Walleye hooks you need

by Tim Allard | August 25, 2017

Don’t leave the launch without these hooks in your tackle bag when chasing ‘eyes.

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Put your knife knowledge to the test

by OOD in partnership with Camillus Knives. | August 22, 2017

Fancy yourself a knife expert? Or just curious about knives? Either way, put your knife knowledge to the test in this quiz!

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A school fun day with NASP

by Amey Humphries | August 16, 2017

Join Tim Watts, NASP coordinator for the OFAH, on a trip to Archie Stouffer Elementary School for a fun day of archery for students

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Top choices for topwater summer smallmouth

by Luigi De Rose | July 14, 2017

Nothing is more enjoyable than watching a topwater work its magic on smallmouth, which makes these lures a fun and effective approach all summer long.