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NOOBS on my Home Water

Recently I convinced a few of my long-time friends to make the 4.5 hour drive north from the Bay Area up to my home town and my home waters of the Upper Sacramento River and McCloud River.   I was happy to be able to bring these guys out on this water, water that means […]

Welcome to Lab 2.0 Where Computers Replace Experimental Science

We spend our lives surrounded by high-tech materials and chemicals that make our batteries, solar cells and mobile phones work. But developing new technologies requires time-consuming, expensive and even dangerous experiments. Luckily...Show More Summary

How to Hunt Big Bucks in Hot Weather

Photo by Mark Raycroft An early-season Ohio 10-point. Sometimes, peak conditions for deer movement and our allotted hunting time don’t coincide. The perfect example? Those days when the calendar says it’s fall, yet the thermometer seems...Show More Summary

How to Improve Your Muzzleloader’s Accuracy

Photo by Tim Christie A muzzleloader hunter touches off a shot. Follow these tips to eke out optimum ­accuracy from your in-line muzzleloader. 1. Fire It Smooth The barrel is the most important component of a tack-driving smokepole. Any imperfections in the bore will hurt accuracy. Show More Summary

Elk Hunting Gear List (Early Season)

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No Such Thing As Parallax Free

Dave Merrill of Breech Bang Clear explains that there is really no such thing as parallax free. He breaks it down rather simply and it is easy to grasp.   Here is a photo that illustrates how the reticle is reflected in the optic.     Most of the time a shooter will not experience […] Read More … The post No Such Thing As Parallax Free appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Little Art Things Inspires me

Money doesn’t excite me – my ideas excite me. Walt Disney I got myself a few Little Art Things, the kind that are pretty and that keeps on giving as you can create with or in them for a long … Continue reading ? The post Little Art Things Inspires me appeared first on iHanna's Blog written by Hanna Andersson.

A Recipe for Venison Kibbeh

Photo by Jamie Carlson Kibbeh is traditionally seasoned with cumin, allspice, mint, and black pepper. Last weekend my family and I went to a Middle Eastern Festival put on by one of the churches over in St. Paul, MN. There were dancers and camel rides and music for everyone to enjoy. Show More Summary

Why You Shouldn’t Clean Your Rifle Bore Before a Hunt

Most of us have been taught the importance of keeping our guns clean. After every outing, we are supposed to make sure there’s not a spec of dirt, powder, or copper anywhere, inside or out. This will ensure both the accuracy and longevity...Show More Summary

1994-95 Fleer Franchise Futures

Quick post today featuring a '90s insert set that I was able to grab the remaining cards I needed from cheaply at the hobby shop. From the 1994-95 Fleer hockey set, it's Franchise Futures... Fleer certainly liked making "busy" cards in the mid-'90s, and this insert set is no exception. Show More Summary

Your Dog Oughta Be In Pictures

3 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

It’s your best friend. You probably have tons of photos of your dog, but doesn’t your buddy deserve a portrait? Here are some works of art celebrating dogs and their wonderful personalities. Trish Fantastic posted several pet portraits, including this one. I love the angle. Don’t you just want to pet this sweet dog and […]

The King Sling Loop

Bad knots are a bummer.. But even a knot tied to perfection is often still the weakest link of any setup. That’s why successful anglers are usually pretty particular about the knots they use. We’re asked all the time what our ‘knot of choice’ is for particular rigging situations, and one question we hear often is […]

Weekly Challenge :: Take Inspiration from an Autumnal Page

Summer is finally here and creatively I’m thinking about… autumn. I guess my scrapbooking mind is not in sync with the calendar! But I have a certain page on my mind that you might remember, or if you don’t, you can see it all come together in this video. Show More Summary

How to Catch Speckled Trout at Night

Photo by David A. Brown Throughout the Gulf of Mexico and Mid-Atlantic, speckled trout are one of the top nighttime targets. For much of the country, particularly southern states, soaring daytime temperatures make it tough to be on the water after mid morning. Show More Summary

Modern Intermediate Calibers 003: The 6.8x43mm Remington SPC

I’ve written quite a lot about the ballistics one of the first Western competitors to 5.56mm in the new millenium previously, and you can read that by following the link here. The 6.8x43mm Remington SPC was developed in the early 2000s...Show More Summary

The More You Know: Tinnitus (Hearing Damage)

Suppressors are one of the fastest growing parts of the firearms industry at the moment. And for good reason – given the right combination of host, suppressor and ammunition, shooting goes from fun to awesome. Besides that, they also just look cool. Show More Summary

World’s Fastest Double Gun Disarm

According to the video this is the world’s fastest double gun disarm.  There is a bit of jaw wagging so if you want to cut to the chase, the disarm is at 7:20 into the video. I have seen faster disarming of single firearms. But I feel like this is just a rehearsed stunt. It […] Read More … The post World’s Fastest Double Gun Disarm appeared first on The Firearm Blog.

Alien Gear Introduces The Cloak Dock

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last several years you have heard of the blow out pricing that Alien Gear has been offering on their popular Cloak Tuck series of hybrid IWB holsters. Alien Gear has expanded their lineup...Show More Summary

Video Hatch: “Kamchatka Steelhead Project”

3 days agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

This film from Yeti features a group of anglers as they document and preserve the legacy of Kamchatka’s Steelhead population on Russia’s eastern coast.

Review: Strike Industries Enhanced Pistol Grip & Finger Bump

Strike Industries has quickly become a name that TFB recognizes for innovation and fresh ideas, this time it isn’t a fresh idea but a new take on an existing idea that they licensed from the folks at Accuracy Grip. When Strike sent us...Show More Summary

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