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HUNTING RIFLES FOR BEGINNERS | EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

 When it comes down to newcomers to the sport of big game hunting, one of the most common questions that comes up is what is the best hunting rifle for beginners. After all a hunter is, ultimately, only as good as his or her rifle and with so many rifles on the market these days, you're almost overwhelmed with too many choices – and way too ma...


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HUNTING RIFLE SCOPES FOR BEGINNERS | EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Beyond about 100 yards, most shooters will have trouble making ethical shots with iron sights, and even inside that range, optics can help elevate your accuracy. For a beginner rifle, it'ѕ nеvеr а рlеаѕаnt fееlіng fіndіng оut аt thе wоrѕt роѕѕіblе mоmеnt thаt уоur nеw орtісѕ fаіlеd tо dо thе јоb. Nеіthеr іѕ rеаlіzіng уоu оvеr-ѕреnt оn а dеvісе thаt...


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TOP BOWS FOR BEGINNERS | THE RECURVE

Feb 11, 2020 10:32:07 AM

If you are a new bow hunter and you walk into a bow shop or the bow section at a sporting goods store, the variety of bows on the wall can be intimidating. Usually, a shop has bows of all styles, sizes, colors, feature and part sets.

So where do you start?

What Is The Best Beginner Bow & Archery Style?

When you’re just starting out as an archer you’ll probably have a few questions about what beginner bow you need to buy and what style of archery you should try first. 

What is the best archery discipline for a beginner?

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST HUNTING KNIFE FOR YOU - PRO'S TIPS

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:05:24 AM America/Chicago

Hunting knives are a great and perfect accessory for any hunter or even the general user, and with many resources online, it makes it even easier to make a well-informed choice. The options are plenty meaning there really is no wrong choice, especially when personal preference comes to play. Choose what works best for you and your needs and remember, there are plenty of avid hunters and outdoorsmen that have more than one knife in their collection.

In this article, we'll cover what makes a great hunting knife and what to look for when considering buying your first - we'll even throw in a few recommendations along the way!

Be sure to stay tuned to learn how you can save on buying your next hunting knife!


 

Things To Look For When Buying A Hunting Knife

 

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BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO SHOOTING CLAYS

BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO SHOOTING CLAYS

Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:02:07 PM America/Chicago

One of the most fun activities you can do that will improve your shooting skills is shoot clay pigeons. There are three main types of clay shoots: trap, skeet, and sporting clays. Each has different rules and directions that the clays are launched. The end goal is the same. You shoot the little clay frisbee-like disc out of the sky. 

The sport is designed to provide shooters with a moving target for them to attempt to pick off. Many hunters swear by clay shooting as a way to improve their shooting skills, but it’s a sport valued by all kinds of shooters not just hunters.

You don’t have to have any aspirations to hunt to shoot clays, and even beginners can have a lot of fun. If you’ve never shot clays before, here are a few tips to help you your first time out.

Be sure to check out our blog covering the fundamentals of the three different types of Shooting Sports and how to choose your first shotgun here!

Becoming a great skeet shooter takes hard work and dedication. There is nothing better than learning through personal experience, but here are a few tips provided by the pros here at Falco Outdoors!

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