Sunday, July 5, 2020

Guns and Hunting

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Going Gutless

By Tim E. Hovey Field dressing an animal, opening up the gut cavity and removing all the entrails is done primarily for one reason; to cool down the animal as quickly as possible. The internal organs of a big game...

Loaded for Bear

By Tim E. Hovey I propped the aluminum-framed pack against the tailgate and started loading it. Despite its capacity, I knew it was going to be close to empty for the hike into the canyon. I loaded up four large game...

Time To Get Ready For Spring Wild Turkey Season!

SACRAMENTO —The 2019-220 spring wild turkey season opens on March 28 and ends on May 3 for the general season, although junior licensed hunters get to hit the field earlier—on March 21-22, and then again after season May 4-17,...

Crate Training

When you pick up your new puppy from the breeder, it’s doubtful he has experienced being confined in a crate. So, now it becomes your job to introduce him to the crate that will become his home for at...

Handle On a Mark

When your dog is sent to retrieve a fallen bird, the best performance is when he looks out, recalls the moment the bird was shot, locks in, then runs straight to the dead bird and makes the retrieve. But sometimes...

The right size and weight for a hunting rifle

What is the right size and weight for a hunting rifle? That depends a lot on what is being hunted where, and by whom. Most full-size, bolt-action hunting rifles weigh more or less eight pounds, are around 41 to 42...

Dove hunting Baja Sur again

It was well over 50 years ago when this hunting editor last hunted dove down in Baja Sur. My first dove hunt was by way of an invitation from Chuck Walters, owner of Rancho Buena Vista, to fly down...

Buy your dove ammo now

Don’t wait until the last minute to purchase your dove ammo. Sporting goods stores, retailers and gun shops currently have a pretty good stock of steel dove ammo on hand at some reasonable prices, but don’t get caught up...

STEVE COMUS – Gun Talk

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PENN announces new Fathom saltwater baitcaster

Squall baitcaster, Squall II conventional and Battle III spinning reels also debuting for 2021 PENN is adding an all-new and, dare we say it, unexpected category of saltwater reel to its popular and effective Fathom family. The Fathom baitcaster will be...

Bacterial outbreak closes three DFW hatcheries

Over 60,000 trout have died at Mojave Narrows BY JIM MATTHEWS, Special to Western Outdoor News A bacterial outbreak at the Mojave River Hatchery in Victorville has already killed 60,000 of the 650,000 trout at this Department of Fish and Wildlife...

WON Big Fish Challenge: ultimate ‘every angler’ event kicks off July 3

It's a 10-week event, so there's still plenty of time to sign-up HERE! New sponsor prizes and even easier, more user-friendly fish uploads and event monitoring on upgraded WON website SAN CLEMENTE – If there is another tournament putting saltwater anglers...