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Source: Outdoor Life

How Do We Really Recruit New Hunters?

The number of opinions around and proposals for R3 (Recruitment, Retention, Reactivation) programs are endless. For every argument there’s a counter-argument . But the important part is in continuing to forward innovative ideas and recommendations. Joe Genzel and Outdoor Life give us five honest perspectives to consider. Of course these tips don’t represent some type of panacea, and we know we face an uphill task. But isn’t the potential outcome worth the effort? Let us know what you think, feel free to use the comments section below.

Read the article at OutdoorLife.com.


Source: Rock Island Auction Company

5 Iconic Early Lever Action Rifles

It’s true that John Moses Browning-penned repeaters like Winchester’s Model 1886, 1894 and 1895 get a lot of attention, we would do well to remember the innovations in lever action firearms both before the world received Mr. Browning’s designs and after they made their mark. Thanks to the good folks at Rock Island Auction Company for giving us a refresher on the history of lever action innovation.

Read the blog post at Rock Island Auction Company.


Source: Sporting Classics Daily

Pappy’s Krag

“His days were short, and I wanted all the stories to come out before I could not hear them anymore.”

While we’re busy making memories while we pursue our passions, let’s not forget to take the time to hear and cherish the stories of those who came before. Thanks to Roger Pinckney for reminding us in his incomparable style.

Read about Pappy’s Krag at Sporting Classics Daily.


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