How to Survive Your First Gun Store Visit

Mar 7, 2016 | 0 comments

I remember the first time I walked into a Wild Birds Unlimited store. I was just like those characters on the TV show “Naked and Afraid,” although I was slightly less naked and much more afraid. Realizing that I might be exposed as a poseur who didn’t even know the difference between a pied-billed grebe and a black-bellied plover, I tried to fake it. “Hi, I need to buy some bird seed.” “No problem sir, what are you trying to attract? Chickadees and titmice or are you more into American sparrows, towhees and juncos?”

“Umm … I’ll be back in a second, I …read more