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Huge Muleys Of The Desert

By Mike Deming Oh my gosh”, were the only words I could get out of my mouth as this huge Sonoran mule deer buck lifted his head and looked through me at over a mile. He was truly the biggest typical buck I had ever laid eyes on in real life.

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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.

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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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31 August 2015

Trail cameras are a great asset for scouting animals as well as hunting when your state allows. It’s like having a dedicated hunting buddy who will sit in the woods for you twenty-four hours a day,

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Pro’s Pick: Stealth Cam G42NG

31 August 2015

By Eric Christensen Field Editor I remember working all week in agony, waiting to run up the mountain to check my Stealth Cam film trail camera. Back then, I would only get 24-36 pictures at a time.

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The ‘BAREBOW!’ Sagas

29 August 2015

When BAREBOW! An Archer’s Fair-Chase Taking of North America’s Big-Game 29 was first released at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s National Visitor Center in Missoula, Montana, on National Hunting & Fishing Day of 2008, it instantly became the most comprehensive, single-volume reference work ever published on all of the North American Continent’s huntable species of [...]

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Phoneskope Captures Your Scouting on Your Smartphone

28 August 2015

By Eric Christensen Field Editor One common ground outdoor enthusiasts and hunters share is that we love to record memories of our adventures in the wilderness. I recently tested out a product that is truly amazing at letting you bring memories of your trips back home with you.

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Spotting Scopes For Success

28 August 2015

By Eric Christensen A quality spotting scope is one of the most crucial pieces of equipment on a hunters’ checklist. Having the ability to cover several areas on the mountainside, without leaving your vantage point can have a huge effect on your hunting opportunities and success.

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An American Collaboration

28 August 2015

By Dave Domin and Kitri McGuire Are products made in the United States important to you? For some the answer to this question is a resounding YES. To others, well, you can read it off the box.

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September’s Words From The Publisher

28 August 2015

The Sportsman’s News Pro Member Sweepstakes is starting to hit full stride right now and it is a very exciting time for us here at Sportsman’s News. We developed this Publisher’s Clearing House-style of giveaway for the outdoorsmen and women of the world over the past couple of years.

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Digital Edition Weekly Winners

28 August 2015

Congratulations to our weekly Digital Subscriber Winners! David Alexander of Folsum, CA – Outdoor Edge Knife. David Ivey of Albuquerque, NM and Mike McCants of Chico, CA – 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, go to [...]

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The Ideal All-around Fishing Rig

28 August 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor If you walk in my garage, you would think I have 20 kids, or run a Boy Scout fishing program or am a fishing guide. In reality, my garage is where fishing rigs go to die a slow death after they fail to meet my exacting standards.

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Digital Edition Weekly Winners

21 August 2015

Congratulations to our weekly Digital Subscriber Winners! Byron Coburn of Pheonix, AZ – Outdoor Edge Knife. Andrew Thomas of Fairbanks, AK and Richard Dickserson of North Salt Lake, UT – 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, [...]

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August 20, 2015 Pro Membership Winners!

20 August 2015

Congratulations to our latest Pro Membership Winners! James Jeude of Bridgeport, CA – Beretta A400 .20 Gauge. Jimmy Vickers of Panama City, FL – Geigerrig RIG 500 Hydration pack. Terry Herndon of Glendale, AZ – Stealthcam G42NG. Become a Sportsman’s News PRO Member Today and You’ll Be Eligible to Win Hunting and Fishing Trips Worth [...]

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Animas River Catastrophe A ‘Wake-up Call’ On Mine Pollution

07 August 2015

Trout Unlimited today called for urgent legislative action to help clean up the scourge of abandoned hardrock mines across the West in the wake of a catastrophic spill of some 1 million gallons of toxic abandoned mine runoff into a tributary of the Animas River above Durango, Colo. A plume of orange toxic heavy metals [...]

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Hunter Missing: Reward Offered

06 August 2015

Bad River Bucks & Birds is offering a reward consisting of a 3 day, 4 night, all inclusive upland hunt for the return of their dog, Hunter! 

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Video Product Review: Zeiss Victory SF Binoculars

05 August 2015

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics has announced the release of the new VICTORY SF binocular as the perfect complement to the VICTORY super-premium line of products. Next to the VICTORY HT, which is specialized for extremely low light, the VICTORY SF is the ultimate all-purpose binocular.

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Little Warrior’s Camp

04 August 2015

Story and photos by Dan Kidder Managing Editor Some are waiting for their parents to return. Some will never see them again. They are children of all ages. They come from all races, both sexes, and across socio-economic classes. As different as they are, they all have one thing in common. They are the children [...]

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Video Product Review: Leupold BX-3 Mojave Binoculars

02 August 2015

Leupold Optics have been a leader in the outdoors industry for years and have been used in my family for generations. My Grandpa bought one of the first VX series scopes for his .30-06 Springfield many years ago.

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Enter To Win the HUNT OF A LIFETIME with Alaska Statewide Guides

29 July 2015

Become a Sportsman’s News PRO Member Today and You’ll Be Eligible to Win Hunting and Fishing Trips Worth up to $300,000 plus FREE Bonus Gifts!

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Video Product Review: DeLorme Earthmate Outdoor Navigation Mobile App

29 July 2015

The power of handheld navigation has come to your mobile device thanks to the DeLorme Earthmate Mobile App. Utilizing DeLorme’s state of the art mapping and navigation technologies, Earthmate lets you download detailed maps for all 50 states directly to your mobile device.

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Video Product Review: Goal Zero Nomad 7 Solar Panel

29 July 2015

Collect it during the day, and use it all night long. That is the power of the GoalZero Nomad 7 solar panels and the Lighthouse 250.

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Video Product Review: Sitka CORE Base Layers

29 July 2015

Selecting a base layer should be a consideration while preparing for any type of hunting season. Base layer systems have been strongly developed over the past few years to provide hunting and outdoor enthusiasts a warmer and lighter way to be comfortable in the backcountry

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Savage A17 Rifle with Bushnell Banner Scope

29 July 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor In 2009, all makers of semi-auto .17 HMR rifles issued a recall, because the rifles were expelling super-hot gases from their actions from the velocity of the hyperpowered little rounds.

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Fishful Thinker: Getting Jiggy

29 July 2015

I’m going to be blunt: if you fish artificial lures, you need to be proficient with jigs. Period. No variance. No wavering or tip-toeing around the issue.  You NEED to be good with a jig, unless you really don’t care to be consistent in your catching.

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Tikka T3 Superlite 7MM Rem Mag

29 July 2015

This is where authenticity and legends run together, with history being the root. When it comes to choosing a rifle, the choice can be difficult

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PacWest Outdoors: How Big Is Big?

29 July 2015

Fishing for lake trout and landlocked sockeyes in the Cascades By Gary Lewis What kind of fish eats a big fish? A bigger fish.

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Pro’s Tips: Bleaching Your Skull

29 July 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor European mounts are an attractive and tasteful way to display your trophies. Whether they are of a smaller animal that doesn’t warrant a full mount, or you just like the look of a skull

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Adventure On A Budget: Monster Trout On Henry’s Lake

28 July 2015

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor Fly fishing has taken me to many great destinations throughout the west. And, although Oregon, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and Montana offer some of the country’s most sought after fishing waters,

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Pro’s Picks: Wilderness Athlete

28 July 2015

By Eric Christensen Field Editor What’s the first action you take when you draw that special tag for the fall? Well for most, the planning and dreaming of where the adventure will take us and how it will play out is the answer.

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New Archery Products For The 2015 Season

28 July 2015

By Shane Chunning and Eric Christensen The Sportsman’s News team spends hundreds of days in the field each year. Our team of experts has sought out the best new archery tackle to hit the shelves this year,

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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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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 X 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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