Monthly Archives: April 2011

A little unexpected help from the wind

I may never be a world-class trap shooter, but I jumped up in the rankings Wednesday night. It wasn’t because I shot like a pro, though I did get one of my best scores of the season. The reason I … Continue reading

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Nissan Pathfinder found a path through my off-road test

I drove a Nissan Pathfinder last week, and it did pretty well. It was highly capable off-road, but it was a little tight for my liking. Listen to today’s Great Outdoors to hear the full review.

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Trap rule #1: Don’t think — just shoot

Shooting trap can be extremely frustrating. You’re bound to miss sooner or later (sooner, in my case), and when you do, you start thinking about what you did wrong. That just leads to more misses. But now I have a … Continue reading

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The well-dressed skunk hunter

The neighbors were probably thinking I was out of my mind — well, most of them. Two of the neighbors were right there with me Saturday, chasing skunks through the barrow ditches in our suits and ties, packing .22s and … Continue reading

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Mind your manners while you’re on the water

Fishing is gaining in popularity, but with a lot of new people on the water, there are more chances for anglers to get on each others’ nerves. Listen to today’s show to find out how to make sure you don’t … Continue reading

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Why can’t they be wrong about wind?

No matter how badly the weather people miss any other elements of the forecasts, they always seem to nail it when it comes to wind. Granted, it’s easy to guess that it’s going to be windy in Wyoming, but somehow … Continue reading

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Find a new place to fish

It’s only a matter of time before your favorite fishing hole gets discovered by other anglers or dries up. Before that happens, get yourself a backup plan so you never end up without a good place to go. Listen to … Continue reading

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