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Flaming Gorge Resort

By Raymon Kemper Sportsman’s News Pro Staff As the sun peaked over the horizon, it illuminated the valley floor. Beautiful Ponderosa pines covered the mountainside. It was a brisk morning and the smell of Spring was in the air.

Cajun Fishing Adventures

By Chad LaChance Sportsman’s News Pro Staff Angling has often been described as an addiction of sorts. Anglers obsess over all aspects of catching fish, going so far as to coin the phrase “the tug is the drug” – a reference to the pull on their line of a strong fish – that keeps them [...]

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Experience Colorado’s Flattop Wilderness

By Collin Dalley Meeker, Colorado is well known for its beautiful scenery, large populations of elk and excellent trout fishing. Adams Lodge Outfitters operates in the Flattop Wilderness area of the White River Forest in northwest Colorado and offers some of the most breathtaking scenery surrounded by mountains, wildlife and exceptional fishing and hunting.

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Rediscover Montana with Kootenai River Outfitters

By Collin Dalley Rediscover Montana” was a phrase I heard more than once on our trip with Kootenai River Outfitters. We quickly came to understand the full meaning of that phrase after the first day. 

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The Kenai On A Budget

By Michael Deming The dream of hooking onto one of those 50 plus pound king salmon on the Kenai River is often just that, “A Dream”. Not because it isn’t possible, but because it is out of our price range.

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By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor Alaska is well known for having quite possibly the best fishing on earth. From its untapped rivers, countless wild streams, spectacular mountain lakes and pristine ocean waters, there is simply no better place on earth to wet a line

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Light Em’ Up With The Leupold VX-R Riflescope.

28 July 2015

By Dave Domin Did you know that hunting big game with illuminated scopes is legal in all 50 states? Many hunters don’t. That is why Leupold introduced the VX-R line of riflescopes

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August’s Words From The Publisher

28 July 2015

By Michael Deming The printed issue, as well as the digital only edition of this August issue, have some things we are very excited about.

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Digital Edition Weekly Winners

17 July 2015

Congratulations to our weekly Digital Edition Subscriber Winners! Jon Haupt of Boise, ID – Outdoor Edge Knife. Conrad Kovash of Spokane, WA and Judith Hickman of Alalmo, NV – Entire Season of Sportsman’s News Television DVDs. Winners have been notified by email. If you want to be entered to win great prizes every month, subscribe [...]

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Alaska Kingfishers On The Nushagak River

17 July 2015

Another great trip to the Alaska Kingfishers Camp on the Nushagak River for the Sportsman’s News Team.  We averaged 30 to 40 king salmon per day, along with chum salmon and northern pike on the fly!  If you want to experience the best king salmon fishing on the planet, give them a call today to [...]

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2015 Utah Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunt Application Deadline Approaching

07 July 2015

Apply by July 24 to participate in the Utah Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunt on Sept. 19 On Sept. 19, Utah DWR will hold a Mentored Youth Waterfowl Hunt to give kids a chance to hunt waterfowl with highly experienced hunters. The annual event is held in conjunction with Widow Maker Boats, the Utah Conservation Officers [...]

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Video Product Review: Zeiss Terra XB75 Crossbow Scope

06 July 2015

Carl Zeiss was truly one of the innovators of optics and has continued to develop them to the level we know today. They have always lead the field in innovation and it should be no surprise that they would be one of the first to develop a scope dedicated to the hardcore crossbow enthusiast.

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Video Product Review: LEM Big Bite Grinders

06 July 2015

Processing your own game provides a great feeling of satisfaction, as well as the knowledge of knowing exactly what is in the finished product. We have been doing this for twenty plus years and the name we have become dependent on with our processing gear is LEM Products.

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Video Product Review: ALPS Crossfire Pack

02 July 2015

By Eric Christensen ALPS Outdoorz designs some of the preeminent backpacks on the market and are constantly taking feedback from their customers to deliver the best pack on the mountain.

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Wild Game Recipe: Grilled Stuffed Trout

30 June 2015

Trout is the perfect fish to grill. They can be cooked as soon as they are cleaned, without scaling, skinning or filleting. The skin is smooth, and crisps up like bacon when grilled. The glaze really helps the trout not stick to the grill, and does not impart any flavor when cooked. This is a [...]

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Video Product Review: Leupold Firedot VX-R 3-9x40mm Riflescope

30 June 2015

The Leupold Quantum Optical System has revolutionized clarity and light transmission in a riflescope. Because they use lead free glass, coatings, and other environmentally and ecologically friendly composites, they are helping to preserve our outdoor traditions for many future generations.

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Video Product Review: CVA Accura V2 Long Range

30 June 2015

“Long range” and “primitive weapon” seem to be a bit of an oxymoron. However, many states like New Mexico in the west and most states east of the Rockies, allow muzzleloaders with high power scopes during their seasons.

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Pro’s Pick: Beretta 690 Field III

30 June 2015

By Michael Deming As a young boy, I watched my grandfather turn thousands of clay pigeons into dust at the local skeet range. The best of the best was out there every Saturday and my grandfather’s name adorned every trophy at the club.

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PacWest Outdoors: Columbia River Sturgeon

30 June 2015

TV stars get a dose of live-action reality on the Columbia By Gary Lewis Four of us sat in a frozen yogurt shop in Sandy, Oregon, and talked about sturgeon and the bite. Someone said, when it comes to setting the hook, “You’ve got to get your feelers on!”

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Pro’s Tips: Dog Training

30 June 2015

By Jared Moss Best Gun Dogs Growing up in St. George, Utah I spent a lot of time in the hills hunting, especially quail hunting. The one thing I found out real quick was that Gamble’s quail are fast runners and they love to hang out in cactus and thick tamarack bushes.

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Adventures On A Budget: Backcountry Fly Fishing

30 June 2015

By Tom Claycomb III The outdoors is my passion. I love bowhunting for elk and stalking black bears in the spring, but to me, fly fishing in the backcountry is the ultimate outdoor experience!

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Picking A New Pair Of Boots For The Season

30 June 2015

By Mike Deming and Sportsman’s News Staff Whether you are an extreme outdoorsman or just a weekend warrior, picking the right boot for your circumstances is essential. Once you leave your vehicle, these are your wheels.

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The Revolutionary Leupold RX-1200i Series Rangefinder

30 June 2015

The new Leupold RX-1200i Series digital laser rangefinder is a revolutionary, range-finding device that incorporates advanced digital electronics with state-of-the-art ballistics algorithms. The next generation Digitally eNhanced AccuracyTM (DNA®) engine incorporates additional signal processing techniques to generate better ranging distance with more accurate rangefinding.

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July’s Words From The Publisher

30 June 2015

By Michael Deming As we settle in to print the July issue, the last of the western states big game draw results are being posted. The time of anticipation has now passed and dreams of that prestigious tag of a lifetime are either a reality or once again only a dream.

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Video Product Review: Alps Outdoorz Traverse X Pack

22 June 2015

The Sportsman’s News team has been using the Alps line of packs for several years now. They have proven themselves time and time again to be extremely dependable, well designed and very affordable.

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Video Product Review: Swarovski EL Range Binoculars

15 June 2015

Swarovski is definitely a household name and usually the first name that comes up when you are talking about the best optics in the business. They are a brand you can count on year after year. New for 2015 is the launch of the Swarovski EL Range 8×42 and 10×42 binoculars.

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We Are Giving Away Three Pairs of SneekBoots

12 June 2015

Go enter to win now. SneekBoots Giveaway “This is a product we have been involved with for the past two years. I won’t go into the field without them when I am hunting big game. They let me stalk an animal in confidence without picking up burs in my socks or getting my feet wet [...]

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Video Product Review: Lansky Knife Sharpeners

05 June 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor When it comes to keeping your blade edge sharp, some people have the toughest time getting the proper angle on a traditional bench stone. To alleviate this problem, the folks over at Lansky Sharpeners have created the Controlled-Angle Sharpening System.

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Predictions for Kenai River King Salmon

03 June 2015

If the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s preseason forecast for the early run of chinook salmon on the Kenai River proves to be accurate, it will be the second lowest run on the river in 30 years. However, the newly released run forecast of 5,265 fish is more than twice the 2014 forecast for [...]

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Video Product Review: FlameStower

28 May 2015

Having a recharger that is not dependent on the sun to keep your portable electronics running, is lightweight, compact, portable and will work anywhere there is a heat source just became a reality. Join the forum discussion on this post

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What To Look For In A Precision Rifle

28 May 2015

By Shane Adair I hope to address some of the components that are necessary to have a great shooting rifle. It’s hard to always know what you are missing out on until you try something different.

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PacWest Outdoors: Kayaks and Crankbaits in Bull Trout Country

28 May 2015

By Gary Lewis “You are in bull trout country.” It is the first sign you see at Laurance Lake on the east slope of Mount Hood. We passed it again as we started across the dam, up the Laurance Lake Loop Trail.

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Fishful Thinker: SONAR

28 May 2015

If you could have one super-power that could improve your angling, what would it be? How about some crazy Aquaman communication thing whereby you could just speak directly with the fish?

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Pro’s Tips: Making the Most of Your Premium Tag

28 May 2015

By Michael Deming As you sit at your computer hitting the refresh button and just hoping that the state will post the results of this years’ drawing just a few minutes early, the anticipation is killing you.

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Adventures On A Budget: Morel Mushrooms

28 May 2015

By Tom Claycomb III After being holed up all winter, I love spring. Sure, there’s winter activities and I do all that, but after a long cold winter, spring is sweet.

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Beretta’s A300 Outlander

28 May 2015

 By Andy Lightbody In addition to being a career Outdoor Journalist with over 40-years of poverty-driven writing, editing and broadcast experience, I also do a lot of off-road/SUV and vehicle writings.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

28 May 2015

Each year, the Sportsman’s News team tests out hundreds of items. These are a few of the items we have tested, and would be quite happy to receive as Father’s Day gifts. All of them are available at your local Sportsman’s Warehouse.

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June’s Words From The Publisher

28 May 2015

By Michael Deming It is hard to believe that we are already half way through 2015. The only good thing about that is the ‘do nothing’ dead time of year is behind us.

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A True Sportsman’s Paradise in Northern Utah

28 May 2015

By Michael Deming Each and every spring, my daughter’s start asking the question, ”when are we going to Paradise?” Paradise, Utah which is just a few miles west of Logan, Utah is the place to which they are referring.

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Watch Out for Ticks

27 May 2015

Now is a good time to share information about staying protected from ticks in the months ahead. Lyme disease has now become one of the fastest growing epidemics to date. The CDC estimates the number of cases in the US to be about 300,000 cases a year. Here are a few good things to know in [...]

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Video Product Review: Leupold Mark AR MOD-1 Scope

26 May 2015

The engineering that hunters have come to love in the VX- 1 through VX-6 scopes from Leupold has now been brought to the modern sporting rifle.

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Freedom Is Not Free

22 May 2015

According to the Department of Defense, there are approximately 145,000 American forces currently deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq. Across the globe, 1.4 million American troops are on the Defense Department payroll and another 47,000 in the Department of Homeland Security for the U.S. Coast Guard. During our nation’s history, we have lost 1,529,230 soldiers, sailors, [...]

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A Black Lab

21 May 2015

They told me the big black Lab’s name was Reggie, as I looked at him lying in his pen. The shelter was clean, no-kill, and the people really friendly. I’d only been in the area for six months, but everywhere I went in the small college town, people were welcoming and open. Everyone waves when you pass [...]

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Video Product Review: Camp Chef Stryker Backpacking Stoves

20 May 2015

Camp Chef has been bringing high quality outdoor gear to market for 25 years. Regardless of whether you are cooking for a group of a 100 in your back yard, tailgating, or just a family camping trip, Camp Chef has everything you need to make your cooking experience the best possible.

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Sportsmen Take a Stand

12 May 2015

The Sage-grouse bill before Congress, which you helped pass through the House Armed Service Committee on April 29th, will be voted on this week by the entire House of Representatives. This vote will protect state-management of wildlife in 11 Western states for the next decade. Please send a message to Congress today by clicking here. [...]

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Video Product Review: Nikon Prostaff 7i Rangefinder

12 May 2015

Precision measuring devices are nothing new to the Nikon brand. Their survey equipment is the very best in the business and is a standard for all others to follow.

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