Author: LisaDeming

Adventure On A Budget: Delta Dawns

Overlooked Region Turns Into Duck Hot Spot By John N. Felsher The flock of mallards shot out of the cypress swamp behind the blind, roaring overhead like a squadron of jet fighters. The flock turned wide and disappeared into the fog blanketing this ancient oxbow lake, once the main channel of the mighty Mississippi River. Playing boisterous notes on their calls, several hunters began pleading for the greenheads and their mates to return. We could still hear their quacking and the rush of their wings, but could not see them through the thick trees in front of us with...

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HEVI-Shot

Just about every hunter has a HEVI-Shot story. The story usually describes an incredibly difficult shot – long yardage, high winds, a triple – something clearly out of the ordinary that HEVI-Shot shotshells made possible. Hunters know that HEVI-Shot shotshells will give them more lethal pellets on target, at higher energies, than other shotshells. Period. HEVI-Shot products make better memories for hunters by performing better in the field. In fact, they made the very first ‘Heavier Than Lead’ pellets. They pioneered irregular pellet shapes, which boost lethality and reduce drag. HEVI-Shot was the first to couple non-deforming pellets with...

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Ruger Mourns Death of Former CEO William B. Ruger, Jr.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) mourns the loss of William B. Ruger, Jr., former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Ruger. Mr. Ruger, who was the second CEO of the Company and the son of the Company’s founder, passed away this past weekend. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Bill, who was integral to the foundation and early success of this company,” said Chris Killoy, President and CEO of Ruger. “Bill’s 42 years of loyal service to the Company has had a lasting impact that is still felt today. We will sincerely...

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Sportsmen and Women Contribute Over $93 Billion to Fuel the Nation’s Economy

September 4, 2018 (Washington, DC) – With countless places to roam and enjoy the great outdoors, Americans are taking advantage of these opportunities, and as they go, spending significant dollars. New economic reports by Southwick Associates reveals more than 53 million Americans consider themselves sportsmen and women, spending more than $93.5 billion in 2016 on gear, licenses, travel, clothing, gas and more. In a series of reports released today by the American Sportfishing Association, National Shooting Sports Foundation and the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF), expenditures made for hunting, target shooting and sportfishing gear and services in 2016 supported 1.6...

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Video Product Review: Leupold RX 2800 TBR/W

Knowing the exact distance to your target is essential for pinpoint accuracy, regardless of whether you are shooting a bow, muzzleloader or long-range rifle. Leupold has launched an entire fleet of new rangefinders for 2018 and there is sure to be one that fits into your budget. Leupold’s RX-2800 TBR/W is the heavy hitter in the line and will range reflective targets out to 2,800 yards (but we could consistently get nearly 3,000 yards off of a house during our testing). The 7X magnification on this model is a big benefit when you are attempting to range targets at...

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