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Shotgun Tips & Tricks – It Becomes What You Make It!


shotgun-argentina-gil-3-101316It is about mid-year for us as we write this and while our hunting seasons are still a couple of months off we have just returned from Argentina where we had an outstanding group of wing shooters who progressed dramatically in the field! Continue reading Shotgun Tips & Tricks – It Becomes What You Make It!

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Deaf And Dumb Part 2 – Hear What You’ve Been Missing


Vicki Ash
Vicki using the Com-Pilot II talking on her phone. When the phone rings she just touches the button and talks normally and the conversation occurs with her talking normally and hearing everything clearly through a Bluetooth connection from her hearing aid to her iPhone. It is truly hands free and super clear! With the phone in your pocket and walking around talking you will get some looks because there are no uncomfortable ear bugs and wires!

The inevitable happened last November when we decided we both needed to see an audiologist and get our hearing tested. The thing that pushed us over the edge was that we were contemplating not going to Thanksgiving and Christmas parties because we could not hear what people were saying because of the background Continue reading Deaf And Dumb Part 2 – Hear What You’ve Been Missing

The Art of Shooting High Birds Part 2


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High birds 2 birds flushingIn this segment I include shouldering the gun, footwork, gun swing and control of the shoulders. Lifting the gun is a complex collection of movements. The gun should be lifted to the cheek, not the shoulder, in a smooth straight line that minimizes vertical and horizontal movement and barrel drift, and then the shoulder brought to the gun. Barrel angle is dictated by target height. Elbows should be loose and downward so as not to restrict body rotation. Continue reading The Art of Shooting High Birds Part 2

Shotgunning – Accessing the Anticipation Circuit


The OSP Flashlight Drill is the quickest way to learn to move and mount the gun and we have a new version of it.
The OSP Flashlight Drill is the quickest way to learn to move and mount the gun and we have a new version of it.

At a recent clinic, Vicki said, “Since you are going to have to learn to know where the gun is pointed without looking at it eventually, then why not learn that from the beginning? Shooters who shoot with a mounted gun must look at the gun to know where it is pointed, but shooters who can move and mount the gun always know where the gun is pointed without looking at it, and become safer and more proficient shooters, sooner!” Continue reading Shotgunning – Accessing the Anticipation Circuit