Points of Impact: February 19, 2022

ICYMI: How to Take Turkeys (Even if You Can't Call), the Gun as Talisman Fallacy, New CZ Compact Shotguns ...

by posted on February 19, 2022
Target With Rifle Holes

At the top of our lineup this week is a farewell to winter. It’s that time of year again … hunting seasons are ending. This is when you put away your hunting gear, accessories, decoys and calls. Don't forget that shooting iron, though! Here's how to prep your hunting rifle for the off-season.

I have a confession to make: I can’t work a turkey call to save my life. The good news is, you can still hunt turkeys if you can’t call worth a flip. Now, working on your calling is a good thing, but if you’re just not there yet, here are a few ways you can kill birds without sounding like a turkey

bridgeGun owners have long mistrusted healthcare because they fear its leadership is working in favor of more policy and restriction of guns and our rights. Healthcare workers have long battled with the misuse of guns and what to do to stop violence, self-harm and accidents. Author and psychologist Samantha Mann offers some ideas to bridge the gap between healthcare and gun ownership.

Thanks to the .22 LR's undying popularity, there are quite a few unique options to choose from among that platform. The selection includes slick target models, takedown survival guns and a few that defy easy categorization. Here's a closer look at a few of these specialized .22 LR rifles which are currently in production

New for 2022 is CZ-USA’s two new side-by-side purpose-built shotguns. Each is an extension of the popular Bobwhite G2 shotgun line, and each is available at an excellent price for a fine double-barreled scattergun. Dubbed the Bobwhite G2 Intermediate and the Bobwhite G2 Southpaw, these guns are ready for NRA Women who don’t fit the “usual” mold for height or hand dominance.

Independence holster

Leather holsters are as iconic a symbol of America’s Old West as the oceans of steer our cowhands once drove across the high chaparral, but the leather itself can be just as up-to-the minute as 2022. New this year is We The People Holsters’ new Independence leather holsters, created for both outside-the-waistband (OWB) and inside-the-waistband (IWB) holsters ... and We The People just might have less break-in time with them

Learning how to shoot and taking responsibility for your personal safety by carrying a concealed firearm is empowering. It’s so empowering, in fact, that if you don’t have the right mindset, it can actually cause you to fall into a dangerous mental quirk: the “gun as talisman” fallacy. Columnist Jo Deering has some words of caution.

What should new gun owners know about magazines? Handguns are the most common type of firearm owned, but not all handguns and magazines are the same. Don't miss this critical information about pistol magazines and how they function from columnist Becky Yackley

Becky Yackley with pistol magazines

 

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