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Getting into Position

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At the range, a number of factors make your rifle seem deadly accurate: lead sleds, sandbags, a semi-warm seat, the list goes on. Shooting in the field is vastly different, likely lacking all those aforementioned luxuries. Next time at the range, once you sight-in your rifle, mix things up by shooting from field positions. The following three field scenarios were pulled straight from videos created by our Rifles & Cartridges columnist, Wayne van Zwoll.

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All-New 2018 Yamaha Kodiak 450

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Are you an ATV/SxS hunter or just plain tired of having to pack out every animal after a hunt? Well Yamaha’s newest Kodiak 450 may just be the right solution for you. Built right here in the U.S. in Newnan, Georgia, the 450 is the little brother to the best-selling Kodiak 700. But make no mistake, smaller does not imply capability. The 421cc fuel-injected engine and all-new chassis gives you all the power needed for …

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Mathews Halon 32 And Avail

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For 2017, Mathews introduces a longer, 32-inch axle-to-axle version of last year’s popular Halon to reduce string angle at full draw and provide an edge of added stability. Also new is a slightly different riser geometry, speed nocks (as opposed to monkey tails), an all-black grip (though the design is the same Flatback grip introduced last year), and some different finish options. Retained is the Crosscentric Cam System that produces a super smooth draw cycle …

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Hunting with Lower Magnification

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In today’s world we often hear the phrase; “Bigger is better” or “More for the money”. However experience has demonstrated that this is not always the optimum case when discussing optics; specifically as it relates to binocular magnification for use while hunting. Hunting with lower magnification binoculars whether in dense hardwoods or the open prairie can be far more practical than with the higher power options. Hands down the most common choice that consumers immediately …