Month: September 2014

Pro’s Tips: Waterfowl Decoys, It’s All In The Presentation

By Jason Herbert The old goose decoy looked as if it had seen better days. It had collected dust over the years from sitting in the shed and countless scratches from my boys abusing it in the yard. Still, on a tight budget with a slight facelift, it would have to do. I’m not the only one painting decoys this summer. People have rehabbed waterfowl decoys since they were invented, and for good reason. A dirty, shot up, old decoy simply doesn’t look as alluring to a passing by flock as a freshly painted, more realistic version. Many well...

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ExtremeBeam OSR-800 Headlamp

The Sportsman’s News team has been a big fan of the ExtremeBeam family of lights for quite some time now. The technology this company has at its fingertips makes all of their lights some of the most competitive in their class. ExtremeBeam is one of the few companies who actually own their own factory which means they have pride in the product being output and it isn’t just another widget being pushed out the door. What is even better for the average consumer is that the price to performance ratio on the ExtremeBeam products is second to none. They...

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Pro’s Pick: Beretta’s A300 Outlander

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. Drawing upon those experiences with automotive manufacturers that are constantly changing their yearly vehicle lineups with such catchy slogans as “new and improved” or “same great feel at a reduced cost” and the infamous “one-size-fits all” I am hesitant to embrace those marketing sayings without a quizzical/questioning look on my face and a raised eyebrow. And having owned and shot dozens of fine Beretta shotguns over the decades,...

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Boo’s Jerky And Sunflower Seeds

Finding a snack for an energy boost on the trail that won’t melt or crumble in your pocket can be a challenge. PGA golfer Boo Weekley has taken his favorite recipes of jerky and sunflower seeds and made them available for the Sportsman’s Warehouse customer. His Favorite Recipe Beef Jerky provides a boost of protein in the form of smoky high quality cuts of beef prepared old fashioned style, like you might do at home on your own smoker. This flavorful treat contains Boo’s secret blend of spices to offer a delicious and tangy beef treat, without the preservatives,...

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