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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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Glacier Bay Eagles Nest Lodge

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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The Whitetail Shangri-La

By Josh Harris Whitetail deer is on the agenda in the near future. What do you do now? Where are you going to hunt? Which outfitter do you hunt with? How are you going to acquire the tag? Which tag with which weapon are you going to choose? Are you going to apply individually or [...]

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Hunting Utah’s Rutting Bulls

By Mike Deming The changing of the leaves along with the first view of your warm breath touching the cold morning air both contribute to the most exciting time of the year for an elk hunter.

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Drop Camp Caribou with Arrowhead Outfitters

By Jaremy Hamm I’ve always dreamed of hunting caribou. The vision of those big tops with lots of points and double shovels was going to be part of my trophy room for sure.

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Video Product Review: Nikon Prostaff 7 Riflescope

21 April 2015

Big scope features with a small scope price tag is what the Nikon Prostaff 7 with BDC reticle delivers.

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Video Product Review: Leupold RX1200i Rangefinder

14 April 2015

The Leupold RX 1200i is a power packed rangefinder for its small size. Its design and features encompass avid bow hunters, rifle hunters and those who want maximized long range accuracy.

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Video Product Review: Carl Zeiss Victory PRF Rangefinder

09 April 2015

Knowing the exact yardage to a target is essential to making a clean and humane shot.   So, you should never leave for a hunting expedition without a quality rangefinder.

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Video Product Review: Camp Chef SmokePro SE Pellet Grill

30 March 2015

Just because the SmokePro SE from Camp Chef has fewer features than its bigger brothers, doesn’t mean it is lacking in capability.

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Wheels Afield: 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander

30 March 2015

A carryover from last year’s major design changes, it’s simple and practical, but is being left “out and behind” by many of its competitors. By Andy Lightbody Five years ago, when the Mitsubishi Outlander was redesigned for 2010, it received good marks for its aggressive styling and features that made it competitive in everything from [...]

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Fishful Thinker: Productive Equals Fun

30 March 2015

by Chad LaChance As a TV Fishing Show Host and Professional Guide, I get a lot of emails filled with questions. Most often they are technique or lure related

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Choosing A Personal Locator Beacon

30 March 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor For those who go deep into the wilderness, far from any cell towers or busy roads, having a personal locator beacon (PLB) is a necessary piece of kit in an emergency.

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Pro’s Picks: Talkin’ Turkeys Winchester Style

30 March 2015

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor It is no secret that turkey hunting has become one of the most popular sports among spring and fall outdoors men and women across the country. The revitalization of the wild turkey is one of the greatest success stories in our hunting world.

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Getting Started with Long Range Shooting

30 March 2015

By Shane Adair The winter is over and it’s time to start planning our next hunting season. Tag deadlines are every month for different states and always seem to creep up on us in the spring.

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Camping By The Headlights

30 March 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor When it comes to camping, we all dream of loading a pack and setting off for a remote location miles from our vehicles, trekking for days on isolated trails in the backcountry.

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Pro’s Tips: Subspecies of the Wild Turkey – What’s the Difference?

30 March 2015

By Jason Herbert I’ll never forget what an incredible sensory experience my first turkey hunt was. I had heard from grandpa and grandma that there were a few birds hanging out near the hay field out back.

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April’s Words From The Publisher

30 March 2015

By Michael Deming By the time you are reading this issue of Sportsman’s News, we will already have had one deadline pass for the Sportsman’s News Pro Membership Sweepstakes and possibly two.

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Primos Club XL Blind

30 March 2015

By Eric Christensen One of the first thing’s I look for when shopping for a ground blind is how user friendly it is to setup.  The carrier bag comes with adjustable shoulder straps to transport your blind into your hunting area.

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An Alaskan Gem – The Togiak River

30 March 2015

By Kent Danjanovich As most of you know, I spend quite a bit of time in Alaska each year. In fact, many wonder if I have become an Alaska resident or if I actually still call Utah my home. Well to tell you the truth, my situation is one that I will never complain about [...]

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Sako Finnlight 85

30 March 2015

By Mike Deming This is a rifle I have been putting to the test for nearly a solid year now. So, it is a bit more of a hard core field test than most guns we write about here at Sportsman’s News.

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PacWest Outdoors: Black Bear In The Northwest

30 March 2015

On the hunt for Ursus americanus in Washington and Oregon. By Gary Lewis With mild temperatures and abundant food sources, bear habitat is ideal along the Pacific Coast. There are many places to pursue Ursus americanus, but Washington and Oregon offer some of the best numbers and opportunities in North America.

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Writer’s Contest: First Elk Adventure

30 March 2015

By Japrix Weaver I passed my hunters safety class and got my badge. My 12th birthday arrived and it was time to put in for some hunts. I was 1 of 3 very lucky kids to draw out for a youth elk hunt in New Mexico.

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Forum User Rifle Giveaway

28 March 2015

On Monday, March 30 at Noon, I will be drawing the name of a Silver Forum Member or higher (at least 100 posts) who has joined the Sportsman’s News Pro Membership program to win a Remington Model 783 in 30-06 with a Nikon Buckmaster 4.5-14 x 40MM scope. Join the forum discussion on this post

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Congratulations to ? – Go See If You Won The First Pro Member Drawing

28 March 2015

We have drawn the first pro Member winner. Click here to see if you were the winner. Join the forum discussion on this post

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Video Product Reviews: Vortex Optics Crossfire Binoculars

20 March 2015

The new crossfire binoculars by Vortex are designed to give a great quality binocular at a great price.  The entirely new optical system, housing and aesthetics push the new Crossfire’s into a realm previously unheard of at this price point. They may be the entry point in the Vortex lineup, but there is nothing entry [...]

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Video Product Reviews: Aimpoint PRO and Micro T-2

13 March 2015

When it comes to quick engagement for self defense or hunting, being able to shoot on target with both eyes open is imperative. No company offers the level of performance for rapid target acquisition like Aimpoint.

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Video Product Review: Nightforce TS-82 Spotting Scope

13 March 2015

Nightforce is known for their rugged, high end rifle scopes. They have been battlefield tested and consistently perform at a higher level than other optics. So it should be as no surprise that when they launched the TS-82 spotting scope, it would be one of the best spotters on the market. It was awarded the [...]

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ATF to Not Move Forward with 5.56 M855 Ammo Ban

10 March 2015

ATF announced today that it will not move forward with its proposed framework to ban commonplace 5.56 M855 “green tip” ammunition at this time while it reviews the record number (more than 80,000) comments it has received so far. ATF will continue to accept comments through March 16. NSSF, as the trade association for the [...]

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Video Product Review: Leupold VX-6 Riflescope with Wind-Plex

05 March 2015

The gold ring of Leupold has always been a brand you can count on and the VX-6 holds true with the same tradition.   This top of the line scope is designed, machined, and assembled right here in the good ol’ United States of America.

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FUEL YOUR OBSESSION!

02 March 2015

On March 1st, 2015 Sportsman’s News Introduces the Next Big Thing in the Hunting, Fishing and Gun Universe By Michael Deming On March 1st, 2015 Sportsman’s News introduces you to the next “Big Thing in the Hunting, Fishing and Gun Universe.” What we’ve put together for you will absolutely blow your mind! However, please don’t [...]

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Video Product Review: inReach Explorer

01 March 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor The convenience and peace of mind of the DeLorme inReach satellite communicator just got even better with the addition of built-in navigation functionality, including a digital compass, route planning, waypoints and high-detail trip logging.

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Pro’s Pick: Beretta Pico .380 Pistol

28 February 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Building upon the success of their Nano design, Beretta has gone even smaller with the introduction of their .380 pocket pistol, the Pico. Typically in a review, I start on the strengths and move to the weaknesses, but for this gun I am going to reverse the usual order of [...]

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Wild Game Wine Recipe: Crispy Almond Duck

28 February 2015

Years ago I routinely enjoyed Pressed Almond Duck at a hole in the wall Chinese restaurant in Las Vegas. The establishment is long since gone and the dish is seldom found on menus due to a complex and painstaking cooking process, so I decided to come up with something that would match the flavor, but [...]

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Writer’s Contest: Buffalo The Old Fashioned Way

28 February 2015

By Dave Wilson For many, when we think of Buffalo, our thoughts turn to places like Yellowstone National Park. The bison is a huge and majestic animal, with a long history in the United States. In the early to mid-1800’s buffalo herds were wide spread across many States, and existed in large numbers.

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His And Hers Binos from Alpen

28 February 2015

Quality glass for yourself and your lady, doesn’t have to cost you a months’ salary! By Andy Lightbody Over the last few years, I have continued to be marveled and awed as to how binoculars have changed and morphed from an always needed necessity for shooters and hunters into heavy, gadget-laden doohickeys.

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New Products Showcase

28 February 2015

By Sportsman’s News Staff Each year the Sportsmans News team travels to the various trade shows and picks out some of the hottest new products we feel our readers would be interested in learning about. Here are a few of the great new items coming to your local Sportsman’s Warehouse store in 2015.

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Just Tell ‘Em I’m Gone Fishin’

28 February 2015

By Colby Labrum Sportsman’s News Pro-Staff When planning a fishing trip to Alaska, many things must come into play in the decision making process.  And when it comes right down to it, most of those decisions are pretty much dependent on each other.  Timing of the trip depends on the species you are targeting.

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PacWest Outdoors: California Dry Spell And Pork On The Hoof

28 February 2015

Hunting wild boar in the burn By Gary Lewis On a mountaintop, west of I-5, in California’s coast range we shook hands with Mike Gardner, of Hoss Hog Hunting. The 30-year-old Gardner specializes in helping ranchers control populations of porkers in their proximity.

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Pro’s Tips: Using A Map And Compass

28 February 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Getting lost sucks. At best, it means extra time spent wandering around trying to find your way back to camp or to your truck and at the worst, it can be the end of you. Trusting in just one single way to navigate in the outdoors is a recipe for [...]

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Fishful Thinker: Spring Salvation

28 February 2015

I figure by this time of year, I’m lucky to be alive or at least lucky to be of sound mind and body. The arrival of March means I’ve survived the bulk of winter and the sheer bliss of being a prisoner of the weather.

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March’s Words From The Publisher

28 February 2015

By Michael Deming It’s finally here. The Sportsman’s News Pro Membership Program is finally here. If you don’t know what this is yet, please take a pause and read the cover article. I will guarantee that it is well worth your time.

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In Memorium – Chuck Buck

28 February 2015

Charles Theodore Buck 1936-2015 The Buck family, the Buck Knives company and millions of outdoors lovers have lost a very special man with the passing of Charles T. (Chuck) Buck, 78, February 6, 2015, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Born May 13, 1936, in San Diego California, to the late Alfred and Ida (Shapter) Buck, Chuck [...]

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North Idaho Antler Dogs

18 February 2015

By Diane Schmid Here at North Idaho Antler Dogs we have taken shed antler hunting to the ultimate high! We breed and train the perfect companions that not only have a true devotion to their owner, but also love the sport of shed antler hunting.

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Using Your GPS To Stay Found

18 February 2015

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor In the digital age in which we live, it is a fairly simple thing to avoid getting lost, if we know a few simple tricks. That being said, if we don’t know the basics of navigating, we can get ourselves in trouble pretty quickly.

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Wheels Afield: 2015 Acura MDX

18 February 2015

By Andy Lightbody Virtually everything is carried over “unchanged” from last year, but actually, that’s a good thing! Probably the first thing you’ll notice when you drive an Acura MDX is that it is impressively impressive.

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