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Time to stop talking about it and apply for Top Shot

I really think I could do OK on the History Channel’s Top Shot. It’s hands-down the coolest show on TV right now, and I want in. I just need to stop talking about it and apply. Listen to┬átoday’s show to … Continue reading

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What do you get a 7-year-old who wants everything?

A bow would be a good present for my youngest son on his birthday today, or possibly a BB-gun. Unfortunately, his brother’s about to outgrow a bow that Logan could use, so that’s out, and there’s no way on Earth … Continue reading

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The kids finally have a rifle of their own

I got my oldest son a lever-action .22 a few years ago, but until he grows a little bit more, I’ll be shooting it a lot more than he does. That’s not true of the new gun I got my … Continue reading

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Don’t let your gun beat you up

My trap team captain is also a shooting instructor, and she saw me getting knocked around by my shotgun at the shooting range. She told me what she tells her students when she’s teaching them how to shoot: Never stay … Continue reading

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A gun’s got to fit if you want to hit

It took me far too long, but I finally figured out one of the reasons I can’t seem to get better at the trap range. There may be other problems, like a total lack of natural ability, but I can’t … Continue reading

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Another season of utter humiliation

I don’t know what came over me, but I agreed to shoot with my good friend Helen on her trap team again this season. I could have done something less humiliating, like dance naked on the busiest intersection in Casper … Continue reading

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Do some hunting and help a landowner at the same time

If you’re looking for a place to do a little varmint hunting, ask a landowner. Some people are more than happy to have someone help them control the populations of the critters sharing their pastures with their livestock. Listen to┬átoday’s … Continue reading

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