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Outdoor Handguns Dubuque IA

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Outdoor Handguns. You will find helpful, informative articles about Outdoor Handguns, including "Packin' in the Field". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Dubuque, IA that will answer all of your questions about Outdoor Handguns.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(563) 557-6130
Kennedy Mall
Dubuque, IA
 
Fever River Outfitters
(815) 776-9425
525 S Main Street
Galena, IL
 
Ncows Praire Fire Range
(319) 277-6839
2 Miles E 1/2 Mile North Of Ackley
Ackley, IA
 
Smith Gun Shop Inc
641792631
1701 1St Street N
Newton, IA
 
Hawkeyeguns Unlimited & Military Exchange
(319) 754-8961
110 N. Main
Burlington, IA
 
Gasser Hardware
(815) 777-1298
11359 W Industrial Park Ave
Galena, IL
 
R & L Gas Mart
(815) 777-0076
Highway 20 East
Galena, IL
 
Johns Sport Shop
614623366
4535 135Th St
Montezuma, IA
 
Daryls Gun Shop
641483265
1267A 240Th St
State Center, IA
 
Vans Sporting Goods
515674318
405 W Broadway
Colfax, IA
 

Packin' in the Field

The outdoor handgun can be called upon to do things a city gun would not. Here are some options to consider for your field gun.

Packing a handgun in the field is not for everyone. Some may think it too Rambo-esque, while others just don't want to bother lugging a heavy handgun around on their hip all day. However, smart outdoorsmen know a good handgun on the hip beats a rifle in the cabin any day.

Some of the Rodriguez's favorite field guns are (from left) S&W Model 629, Freedom Arms' Model 97 and a Mag-na-ported Ruger Blackhawk.

As a hunting outfitter, I have some special reasons for keeping a handgun close--number one being that I'm sometimes called upon to put down wounded game. But not everyone who reads this magazine hunts. Whether it's hiking, biking, camping, fishing or ranch work, many of us spend time afield, where the potential for danger of the two- or four-legged variety is always present. A reliable, accurate handgun of adequate caliber, in a comfortable holster, is a good way to make sure you're able to stop those pests in their tracks when the need arises.

The most important factor to consider when deciding which handgun to carry is what sort of threat you are most likely to face. Across the country, bears are a big concern, with grizzlies making up an increasingly larger percentage of the problem in the West and have always been a factor in Alaska....

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