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The Power of the Bird Band

By Tom Cannon Most waterfowl hunters are familiar with the word “band”. It is the one four letter word that will actually put a smile on the face of the grumpiest hunter. Likewise; the word band has evolved into many … Continue reading

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Cross Over Lures

I am fortunate to get to fish across the U.S., from Alaska to the Florida Keys. The more I learn about fish; of all species, is that a fish is a fish, no matter where he lives. All fish have … Continue reading

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Testing Fiocchi Cowboy Action Ammo

Testing Fiocchi Cowboy Action ammo   Like many Americans, I was raised watching John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and others riding high in the saddle, with a Colt .45 on the hip and a Winchester lever action close by. Those movies … Continue reading

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The Making of the Fiocchi Duck Call

  Fiocchi Ammunition celebrates one hundred and forty years of producing world class shotgun, rifle and pistol ammunition; this year in 2016. Currently Fiocchi is run by the fifth generation of Fiocchi family, making it one of the longest family … Continue reading

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Collector’s Duck Calls

Recently, I was privileged to get an invitation to view a world class collection of duck calls. Below are several photos of just a few of the hand carved, hand painted or hand scrimshawed calls from around the world. Keep … Continue reading

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Two Overlooked Lures for Springtime Bass

Most bass anglers have used the same mentality for years. Pound the bank with a spinnerbait, maybe a crankbait or two and the occasional jig. More often than not they are overlooking a couple of the most productive and largest … Continue reading

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Fiocchi Warlock Steel Shotgun Shells

By Tom Cannon Fiocchi Ammunition first entered the United States market in 1983, when Fiocchi of Italy began importing shotgun ammo manufactured in Italy. The product was so well received by American hunters, shooters and sportsmen, that the following year … Continue reading

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The Perfect Bait for Summer – Soft Plastics

by Tom Cannon Summer is the perfect time to employ your arsenal of plastic lures. Very few baits have such a natural appearance and are as deadly for Bass as soft plastic lures. Anglers have several different versions as well … Continue reading

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Convert your Freshwater Lures and Tactics to Saltwater Purposes

By Tom Cannon   Growing up in the Midwest, I spent my lifetime casting to freshwater species. It wasn’t until my twenties that I was fortunate to make an occasional foray to chase some saltwater fish. Like many anglers I … Continue reading

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Photo Season

Recently I have taken up a second waterfowl season… Photo season! Once February 15th brings the close of dark goose season in Kansas, I typically had pack my gear and sulked around until the following fall. Last winter I began … Continue reading

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