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Shotgun fundamentals: Understanding choke tubes and shot patterns

Shotgun 101: Understanding choke tubes and shot patterns

A shotgun is a versatile tool capable of taking all manner of winged game and, when equipped with slugs, even big or dangerous game. Regardless of what you’re hunting, it’s crucial you understand how a shotgun’s choke dictates its application and effectiveness. The choke controls the spread of the pellets or BBs by constricting the

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Layer up to stay warm and dry in any weather

Staying warm and dry might be the most important thing you can do in the outdoors. Mother Nature can be a cruel bitch, and hypothermia is just waiting to put the hurt on you—or even kill. But with a little planning and the proper clothing in your pack, you’ll be able to stay safe no

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