Shotgun Shooting

skeet shooter
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Skeet Shooting Tips From a Pro

Cabela’s Pro Staffer and Olympic shooter Frank Thompson started shooting a shotgun in high school and never stopped. In this article Frank discusses the basics and provides tips for skeet shooting…
Shotguns
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Finding the Best Shotgun for Your Needs – A Buyer's Guide

Seeing a clay bird shatter and spray like fireworks on the Fourth of July is bound to put a smile on any shooter's face. You're more likely to feel that thrill if you choose a shotgun that's right…
olympic trapshooter corey cogdell
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Olympian's Fundamentally Solid – Shooting Lessons Learned in 4-H

With a competitive record as decorated as hers, Corey Cogdell hardly needs an introduction. She's earned many of the highest accolades in trapshooting, including two National Championship titles and…
News & Tips: Never Forget These Shotgun Shooting Basics (video)...
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Never Forget These Shotgun Shooting Basics (video)

Regardless of your abilities, there are some shotgun shooting basics to always remember when busting clays, upland game hunting, or waterfowl hunting. These basic tips will help you develop your…
News & Tips: 3 Measurements Every Woman Hunter Should Know for Perfect Shotgun Fit (video)...
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3 Measurements Every Woman Hunter Should Know for Perfect Shotgun Fit (video)

For many women, their first hunting experience is done with a borrowed firearm. It makes sense for women hunters to give it a try without spending a lot of money. However, if you’ve fallen in love…
News & Tips: A Guide to the Modern Slug Gun
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A Guide to the Modern Slug Gun

What makes a slug gun different than the run of the mill shotgun of today? Plenty, let's look at the modern day slug gun from end to end and point out the differences, as well as the similarities. H…
News & Tips: Which is Best? 3 or 3 1/2 inch Shotgun Shells...
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Which is Best? 3 or 3 1/2 inch Shotgun Shells

The 3 1/2-inch 12-gauge "super magnum" was introduced about 25 years ago in response to waterfowlers having to switch to non-toxic shot alternatives, principally steel shot. As steel is lighter than…
News & Tips: Muzzleloader Buyer's Guide
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Muzzleloader Buyer's Guide

As whitetail deer populations continue to soar in many parts of the North, East and South, often near populated areas, more and more jurisdictions are adding primitive-weapons-only seasons. Out West…
News & Tips: Not Your Daddy's Slug Gun
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Not Your Daddy's Slug Gun

Today's slug-gun hunter has an array of choices in all types of actions.   Pump actions lay claim to the most popular slug guns. These shotguns delver accuracy with the capacity of a fast follow up…
News & Tips: Shotgun Stock Fitting
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Shotgun Stock Fitting

An ill-mannered 12 gauge jabbed my face repeatedly, and my cheek felt as though it had been in a fight -- 25 brutal onslaughts to be exact. Talk about taking it on the chin. The sporting clays range…