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8 Awesomely Bad Shooting Tips

In an effort to rid the firearms world of damaging misconceptions and downright bad advice, we surveyed eight professional shooters and writers to get their best examples of shooting tips gone wrong. Learn them, know them and be sure to scold anyone who has the gall to offer up any of these awesomely bad instructions.

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‘Straight-Shooting’ Advice

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10 Bowshooting Tips

Relax, focus on the spot, float your aim—these shooting tips and the others below will put you well on your way to becoming an accurate, successful bow hunter.

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7 Keys to Hitting Running Game

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Shotgunning 101

A beginner’s guide to successful wingshooting.

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