This week, Cal talks about how everything in a big city is convenient except for a long gun, feral cattle who can't remember they aren't wild, and so much more.
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Frank C. Barnes, author of the now-famous “Cartridges of the World,” once said that the .22 Long Rifle (LR) has “established a place so secure it will be with us as long as guns are made.” That’s not surprising. The famous Double Deuce is without question one of the most popular cartridges in existence, and you can find a variety of load options at every sporting goods store in America.
You might be more surprised to learn that Barnes said the...
We’ve all been there: You’re perusing the wares at a local gun shop on the way back from “picking up some milk” when a beautiful rifle catches your eye.
“Is it a fair price? Will it shoot? Is it a dud, or a diamond in the rough? And is it possible to intercept and destroy this month’s credit card statement?”
You’re on your own for that last question, but I can help with the first three.
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Kellen Ellis had just weighed in the heaviest limit of the field on the first day of his second-ever bass fishing tournament, one of the biggest in San Diego County. The then-18-year-old was flying high. His day got even better when the rock star of California big bass fishing walked over to say hello.
“Mike Long came up to me afterwards and was just really, really nice and really interested in what we did to catch those fish. I always thought...