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Zones of fire while hunting

Zones of fire while hunting

There will most likely be times when you will find yourself with other hunters to the right and left of you when hunting. In this situation, safe hunting requires that you know your zone of fire.

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Category: Hunter Safety

Common causes of firearm incidents

Common causes of firearm incidents

Most hunting-related incidents occur when hunters behave in a careless manner or forget the basic rules of firearm safety.  Look at incident reports involving hunters and you'll likely find one or more of the following mistakes.

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Category: Hunter Safety

Slug types and distances

Slug types and distances

Rifled shotgun barrels and chokes are becoming increasingly popular since they increase the accuracy of shotgun slugs. This style does an excellent job in harvesting game at reasonable ranges. Another key factor for accuracy is the type of slug used.

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Category: Firearms

Understanding gauges

Understanding gauges

Shotguns are generally measured by gauge rather than caliber, differing from handguns and rifles. The gauge is determined by how many lead balls sized to the exact diameter of the bore it takes to make one pound. For example, one pound takes 16 lead balls the same diameter...

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Tagged as: HUNT101, shotgun gauge

Category: Firearms

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