Points of Impact: July 10, 2021

ICYMI: Biggest Hunt-Camp Blunders, Winchester's Folds of Honor Pledge, Bearded Turkey Hens ...

by posted on July 10, 2021
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At the top of our lineup this week, Winchester Ammunition has pledged $100,000 to the Folds of Honor Foundation, which provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of fallen or disabled service members of the U.S. armed forces. Find out more here.

While columnist Becky Yackley never wants to sound like the mother in A Christmas Story, there actually is a reason why common sayings like, “You’ll shoot your eye out!” exist—for people who don’t use eye protection! Eye protection is non-negotiable, and you need more than sunglasses. Here's what you need to know

Everyone slips up and does something dumb, embarrassing or just plain silly on a hunt or in camp now and then. Those of us who have been doing this for ages aren’t immune, by any means. In this third installment of our Hunt Camp Blunders series, we get three more women to spill their guts about their biggest goofs on a hunting trip.

Our friends at Babes With Bullets tell us that they're putting on their fifth annual ladies hunt at Hawks Double Mountain Ranch (HDMR) outside of Rotan, Texas! "We have a 26,000 acre high fence ranch at our disposal," reads the notice, "Your choice if you want to participate in the hunt utilizing one of the ranch's many blinds or if you prefer a spot and stalk." Sound interesting? Read more here!

A little bit of everything: Seventeen-year-old Alycia Burks of Granbury, Texas does just that. As a competitive shooter, she currently shoots five disciplines: ELR, PRS, multi-gun (3-gun, 2-gun), sporting clays and pistol. How does she do it

There are some tough decisions that hunters make in the field ... like harvesting a bearded hen. It’s legal, but is it ethical? Shoot Like a Girl's Karen Butler has some thoughts here

Since most people have never even witnessed a criminal attack or shooting, they often have unrealistic ideas about what exactly might happen. We tell students that a criminal attack is going to be what it is going to be – and probably won’t fit your pre-conceived ideas. Here's what you should know about the reality of armed self-defense.

Because breast cancer is no respecter of calendars, and pink isn't just for October: High-performance lighting equipment manufacturer Streamlight Inc. has donated $22,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), a not-for-profit organization seeking to prevent and cure breast cancer

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