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Spring Bear Hunting At Its Finest

Spring Bear Hunting At Its Finest

By Mike Deming I can hardly wait for the first big game hunts of the year. Being cooped up all winter long with most of the seasons closed really starts to wear on a guy. Sure those first turkey hunts start in the middle of March, but I’ve never really gotten too excited about the […]

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Monster Lake Trout And Lots Of ‘Em

Monster Lake Trout And Lots Of ‘Em

By Mike Deming When you get a referral from your dad, it is something that you can hang your hat on. My Pops made numerous trips to Tazin Lake Lodge through the late 90s and early 2000s when the lodge was owned and operated by another group. (more…)

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Big Antlers In The Big Horns of Wyoming

By Mike Deming Two hours into our first morning of the hunt, my guest, Justin Leesman of ALPS Outdoorz said, “I’ve seen more mature whitetail bucks today than I’ve seen in 10 years of hunting at home in Missouri”. (more…)

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The Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge on Kodiak Island

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor Kodiak Island is rich in history and beauty and home to plenty of outdoor activities, wildlife and of course, world class fishing. (more…)

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Wild Game Recipe: Wild Turkey Tetrazzini

Wild Game Recipe: Wild Turkey Tetrazzini

02 May 2016

This is not an Italian dish, as the name might imply, but rather a very popular American casserole from the early 1900’s. It is a great way to present that wild spring turkey to family and friends. (more…)

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The BAREBOW! sagas: The Longbow Does It!

The BAREBOW! sagas: The Longbow Does It!

02 May 2016

September, 1997. It had been three years since Karen accompanied me and her two stepsons on a “family” big-game hunt to Mackay Lake, courtesy of Gary and Bertha Jaeb of True North Safaris. (more…)

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Under Armour Verge Trail Shoe

Under Armour Verge Trail Shoe

02 May 2016

Breaking New Ground By Eric Christensen It’s weird to think that 10 years ago I would have laughed at buying a $500 cooler or owning a gun that would shoot accurately to 1,000 yards. I also would have said you were crazy if you would have said I would be hiking all day through the […]

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Congratulations To Our Latest Pro Membership Winners!

30 April 2016

Congratulations to our latest Pro Membership Winners! Landon Sorenson of Centerfield, UT – Trophy Elk & Whitetail Combo with M2D Properties Jacquelyn Guccini of Silt, CO – Outdoor Edge Butcher Kit Mark Cathery of Henderson, NV – Nite Ize Light Set Richard Krug of Overgaard, AZ and Dennis D. Freeman of Lakehead, CA – Eastman’s […]

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Adventure On A Budget: Trigger Time in South Dakota

29 April 2016

By Terry T. Clapp Conflicted Shooter or Hunter It is not necessary for me to pontificate on the merits of wing shooting in South Dakota. Every wing shooter’s dreams are fulfilled there with almost endless opportunities on numerous winged species, the top dog of which is the pheasant. Like the pheasant, another species that too […]

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Pro Membership Update: Colorado’s Premier Antelope Destination

Pro Membership Update: Colorado’s Premier Antelope Destination

29 April 2016

By Mike Deming The northwestern portion of Colorado is known for some of the very best antelope hunting in the west. However, it can take a non-resident hunter nearly twenty years to draw a premium tag. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Turbo Sonic 1200 Ultrasonic Cleaner

Video Product Review: Turbo Sonic 1200 Ultrasonic Cleaner

29 April 2016

By Eric Christensen Technology has helped advance many categories over the past few decades. Manufacturers are innovating more and more every year to deliver tech-savvy products to meet consumer demands. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Camp Chef BBQ Sear Box

Video Product Review: Camp Chef BBQ Sear Box

29 April 2016

For those who have discovered the amazing capabilities of the Camp Chef SmokePro Pellet Grills, the one feature they may have missed over traditional barbecue grills is the ability to seal in the flavor of their meat with a deep sear. To provide those awesome grill marks and a deep sear, Camp Chef has introduced […]

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May's Words From The Publisher

May’s Words From The Publisher

29 April 2016

By Michael Deming Spring has definitely sprung here in southern Utah. Our team has been in the field a ton already this year, testing new products and evaluating different operations for our readers. (more…)

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Fishful Thinker: Rod Pairing

Fishful Thinker: Rod Pairing

29 April 2016

Here at La Cueva del Fishful, we get lots of questions about tackle. Some are vague, some specific and I try to answer each of them with as much detail as the original question posed. (more…)

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PacWest Outdoors: How To Build A Hunting Lodge

PacWest Outdoors: How To Build A Hunting Lodge

29 April 2016

How three families turned bare land and their dreams into family businesses. By Gary Lewis Out on an old farm in eastern Oregon, you can still see the kit house Phil Carlson’s great uncle and aunt built from a Sears & Roebuck package in 1908. Last roofed in 1948, the house still stands. (more…)

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Pro's Tips: Outfitting Your Side By Side

Pro’s Tips: Outfitting Your Side By Side

29 April 2016

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Last September, I took a 500-mile, 5-day trail ride at the Rocky Mountain ATC/UTV Jamboree in Richfield, Utah in a Yamaha Wolverine. It was a blast, and I am anticipating doing it again. (more…)

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Finding Precious Metals

Finding Precious Metals

29 April 2016

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor If you want a fun family activity for all ages, searching for precious metals may be just the thing. Precious metals abound in areas where mining was prevalent, but can also be found just about anywhere people congregate. (more…)

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Reinvented for 2016: The Leupold VX-3i

Reinvented for 2016: The Leupold VX-3i

29 April 2016

By Dave Domin In today’s world, riflescopes are more advanced than ever. When speaking of riflescope performance, most are judged by their overall light transmission but not all light transmission is equal. (more…)

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Silver Is The Color In Yakutat

Silver Is The Color In Yakutat

29 April 2016

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor OK, let’s start this article out with a little daydreaming. Imagine you and your best fishing buddy loading your gear into your awaiting drift boat, with one of your favorite river guides at the oars, on one of your favorite salmon and steelhead rivers in the world. (more…)

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Pro's Picks: Nosler Model 48 Liberty Rifle

Pro’s Picks: Nosler Model 48 Liberty Rifle

29 April 2016

By Mike Deming Owning a rifle that shoots Sub-MOA (1” groups at 100 yards) was once reserved for those custom rifle owners who had deep pockets or the guys who reloaded religiously and had the time to find that sweet spot. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Leupold Deltapoint Pro Reflex Sight

Video Product Review: Leupold Deltapoint Pro Reflex Sight

26 April 2016

A growing trend among pistol shooters is placing compact reflex sights on your handgun for faster target acquisition and greater accuracy. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Carl Zeiss Victory V8 Riflescopes

Video Product Review: Carl Zeiss Victory V8 Riflescopes

15 April 2016

The Victory V8 line of riflescopes provides a whopping 8X magnification range and it is also built with a 36mm tube. Combine this with world-class Schott HT glass and fluoride lenses and you get a whopping 92 percent light transmission out of a long range rifle scope. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Sig Sauer Whiskey3 Rifle Scope

Video Product Review: Sig Sauer Whiskey3 Rifle Scope

13 April 2016

Sig Sauer has put a lot of work into all of their Electro-Optics and they are quickly becoming one of our go to companies when it comes to outdoor optics. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Browning Concealed Carry Handbags

Video Product Review: Browning Concealed Carry Handbags

05 April 2016

One major complaint of women who want to carry a concealed firearm is that their body shape and clothing choices make it difficult or impossible to safely carry a firearm. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Leupold Mark AR MOD1 1.5-4x20MM Riflescope

Video Product Review: Leupold Mark AR MOD1 1.5-4x20MM Riflescope

05 April 2016

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. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Nosler Model 48 Liberty Rifle

Video Product Review: Nosler Model 48 Liberty Rifle

05 April 2016

Owning a rifle which shoots Sub-MOA (1” groups at 100 yards) was once reserved for those custom rifle owners who had deep pockets or the guys who reloaded religiously and had the time to find that sweet spot. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Springbar Tents Highline 8

Video Product Review: Springbar Tents Highline 8

01 April 2016

By Eric Christensen Traveling to your favorite camping location is something most of us look forward to after a long week of earning a living. Nothing will ruin the trip more than a tent that doesn’t hold up during the night. (more…)

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Adventure On a Budget: Spring Bear Hunting

Adventure On a Budget: Spring Bear Hunting

31 March 2016

By Tom Claycomb III I love bear hunting and I have written I don’t know how many articles on the topic and taught numerous seminars. Here in Idaho where I live, bear and turkey hunting are the first hunts of the year after a long winter. (more…)

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The BAREBOW! Sagas: The Stalking Bull

The BAREBOW! Sagas: The Stalking Bull

31 March 2016

By Dennis Dunn For an hour-and-a-half, at least, I had been stalking him. “Stalking” in the most aggressive manner possible! Every time I would grunt, thrash the brush, and run right at him — using all possible cover — he would move out ahead of me (more…)

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Honda Family of Inverters

Honda Family of Inverters

31 March 2016

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Lovers of the outdoors still like the occasional creature comforts at camp and to keep your appliances and electronics running off the grid, Sportsman’s Warehouse carries a full line of Honda Inverters. (more…)

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Wild Game Recipe: Wild Boar Stew

Wild Game Recipe: Wild Boar Stew

31 March 2016

This is a hearty stew based on a traditional Tuscan recipe. It entails using a slow cooker and a long cook time, but you can use a heavy pot for the over-night simmer if you don’t have one. (more…)

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Pro Member Update: Hunt Hard Outfitters

Pro Member Update: Hunt Hard Outfitters

31 March 2016

By James Dansie Jeff Lester is the owner of Hunt Hard and is one of the best in the business at killing huge elk in New Mexico. He has been a personal friend to Sportsman’s News for years (more…)

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The Best Kept Secret in Alaska

The Best Kept Secret in Alaska

31 March 2016

Shades of golden oranges and reds paint the trees on the Kenai Peninsula, the air turns brisk and the rivers and lakes are ready to give up their secret – the best fishing of the whole year. (more…)

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Fishful Thinker: Hardbait Happiness

Fishful Thinker: Hardbait Happiness

31 March 2016

The classic crankbait. What could be simpler than chucking out a plug and windin’ it back in? (more…)

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PacWest Outdoors: Shed Antlers For Fun And Profit

PacWest Outdoors: Shed Antlers For Fun And Profit

31 March 2016

A guide to picking up bones on winter range and converting them to greenbacks. By Gary Lewis Mike Crawford took down his binos and pointed. “Gary, there’s a big one. I think it’s a six-point elk shed.” (more…)

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Writer's Contest: The Three of Me

Writer’s Contest: The Three of Me

31 March 2016

By Mickey Bellman Crunch. Step. Skitter. Crunch. In the silent Idaho atmosphere, each step made me cringe. The rocks covering the mountainside ranged from crunchy gravel to crunchy boulders. (more…)

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April's Words From The Publisher

April’s Words From The Publisher

31 March 2016

By Michael Deming According to the Farmer’s Almanac, we are well into spring by the time this publication hits the shelves. This is truly one of the very best times of the year in my humble opinion. (more…)

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Get Jacked? Get It Back... With SPOT TRACE®

Get Jacked? Get It Back… With SPOT TRACE®

31 March 2016

Imagine that you and your buddies are walking back to the campsite after a great day of fishing and hunting. You’re a little dirty, a little tired and a lot hungry. All you want to do is sit around the campfire, relax, eat some grub and swap stories with your friends. (more…)

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Airguns For All Ages

Airguns For All Ages

31 March 2016

By Kent Danjanovich As we grow older, we lose pleasure in the things that used to make us happy when we were kids. And I don’t know about you, but one of those pleasures for me was shooting my BB/Pellet gun. (more…)

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Pro's Tips: Picking the Right Outfitter

Pro’s Tips: Picking the Right Outfitter

30 March 2016

By Michael Deming Whether you have waited years to draw that premium limited entry tag or have just now decided to do a guided trip, you are left with a daunting task of figuring out who to hunt with. (more…)

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Browning Safes

Browning Safes

30 March 2016

With more than 30 years in the gun safe business, Browning continues to be on the leading edge of innovation. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Leupold VX3i CDS Scopes

21 March 2016

Leupold makes some of the most rugged, dependable, and crystal clear optics on the planet. Their reputation is so strong that they proudly mark every one of their scopes with a gold ring for instant identification. (more…)

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Video Product Review: Lyman Universal Cleaning Rod System

10 March 2016

In life, we typically want top performance from our vehicles for many safe and trouble free trips. You wouldn’t drive your car for months and years without having it serviced for oil and filters. (more…)

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Writer’s Contest: Pushing It

01 March 2016

By Peter E. Popieniuck I can’t climb that. It’s too steep. It’s too far. I’m too old. I’m too out of shape. The rocks are too big. But what if I try? Well, maybe I can. Let’s go!” (more…)

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