Month: July 2020

Summer hatches can be just as productive as those in the spring. (Tom Keer/) Given the option of going to a summer picnic or slinging a fly line, I’ll take the latter every time. But summer hatches can be a letdown. Water temps are warm, hatches are light, and it’s a long way until the fall.
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Palin’s complaint hinges on some bad journalism. On June 14, 2017, James Hodgkinson, a supporter of Bernie Sanders, opened fire on GOP congressmen — including Rep. Steve Scalise (La.) —during a baseball practice in Virginia. New York Times editorial staffers got to work, determining how they would weave the event into larger points about gun
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Candidates in contested township board races in Ionia and Montcalm counties were asked the following questions: 1. Name, age and city/village/township of residence? 2. Current employment (or former employment, if retired)? 3. What qualifications do you have that would effectively serve and benefit your district if you are elected to this position? 4. What sets
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Rifle cartridges are not the most effective mechanisms for producing high projectile speed. Other things work much better. The 120mm smoothbore main gun on the M-1 Abrams tank fires a depleted-uranium penetrator rod at least 5,700 fps. (I’ve also heard 6,300 fps from someone who was in a position to know.). The Navy’s Rail Gun,
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History—including Delaware’s—proves it Every vote counts.” We’ve all heard that patriotic rallying cry from nearly every candidate who has ever run for local, state, or national office. But does it? Does it matter if you, as an individual citizen, bother to vote? The answer is yes, and you need look no further than the national
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Savage Arms doubled down on rimfire rifles recently with the introduction of the Rascal Minimalist. The Rascal Minimalist mirrors the bold styling, lines and laminate stock of its big brother, the Minimalist. However, it retains features and compact sizing of the Rascal line. The combination provides a platform sure to appeal to new and younger
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N8 Tactical just announced the release of the company’s first all-Kydex holster. Dubbed the KO-1, the holster delivers customizable carry configurations for an IWB setup. N8 KO-1 IWB Holster The KO-1 comes as a one-piece design, featuring a Kydex pocket form-fitted to specific handgun models. The pockets’s slim design ensures minimal bulk and maximum concealment,
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The tragedy of rifle neglect (like dandruff or flatulence) occurs even in the finest people. But that doesn’t make it right. Your rifle wants to be your friend and will perform faithfully for you. All it needs to succeed at this is some careful but cheap attention, outlined in these 10 steps. 1. Scrub your
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Tim Walberg is the sole Republican, Gretchen Driskell is the sole Democrat, in the Michigan 7th Congressional District election. This is among the election announcements and previews you can find at The Monroe News’ election section. U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg is unopposed in his primary bid for re-election to
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Not even COVID-19 could stop ICAST—the annual fishing-tackle trade show—from happening. Granted, this year’s show “happened” virtually, but I was still able to get a sneak peek at the year’s best new freshwater and saltwater fishing lures for largemouth bass, walleyes, striped bass, and more. There is an exciting mix of brand-new baits, plus improved
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FILE PHOTO: Gun enthusiasts inspect Remington shotguns during the annual National Rifle Association (NRA) convention in Dallas, Texas, U.S., May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (Reuters) – Remington Arms Co on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in two years as the U.S. gunmaker faced financial troubles partly because some retailers
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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s stunning speech on the House floor last week has been called “a comeback for the ages,” “the most important feminist speech in a generation” and “a lesson in sexism and decency.” I just call it “truth.” Responding to an incident on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in which Rep. Ted
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Today, at 7:30PM, the Falls Church City Council will consider banning firearms in certain public locations. Second Amendment supporters are encouraged to email public comments to cityclerk@fallschurchva.gov in order to OPPOSE the proposed new Section 2-211 to the City Code. The meeting will be conducted remotely by video conference. You may click here for information
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The Remington 870 is at home in duck blinds, deer stands, and anywhere in between. (Matthew Every/) It’s America’s pump gun. With over 11,000,000 made, Remington 870s are everywhere. My favorite place for an 870 is resting on my knee as I sit against a tree trunk in the turkey woods, but you will see
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