Author: danjanovich

NWTF National Board of Director Candidate – Campaign Message from Kent Danjanovich

My name is Kent Danjanovich, and my wife, Sherie and I live in the small town of Santa Clara in the southwest corner of southern Utah. The great outdoors is important to all of us. Even for those that do not choose to hunt and fish, the opportunities that lay themselves out before each of us are truly a blessing. And for those that do choose to partake of the harvesting side of things, well, it is even more special and important. I have been involved in the outdoors all of my life. The fond memories that my childhood...

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Becharof Rapids Camp

By Kent Danjanovich Alaskan water facts – Alaska has more than 40% of the entire nation’s surface water resources. About three-fourths of all fresh water in Alaska is stored as glacial ice that covers nearly 5% of the state. Alaska has more than 3,000,000 lakes, over 12,000 rivers, thousands of streams and creeks and an estimated 100,000 glaciers. Now that is pretty impressive! Now here’s another tidbit of information that is interesting. Southwest Alaska (Bristol Bay) is home to the largest run of salmon in the state (over 61,000,000 in 2018), while also being home to the three largest...

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Amateur Outdoorsmen: Choosing a Shotgun

Few things in the world of modern firearms can compare to the combination of power, versatility and effectiveness of a shotgun. Since the early 19th century, the scattergun’s ability to adapt to the ever modernizing world had led to applications in hunting, military, shooting sports, law enforcement and home defense. With so many applications and by definition so many different options available, trying to choose the right shotgun for your needs can be a big challenge. Take a deep breath, relax and let’s find what will work best for you. Action There are essentially three different types of actions...

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NWTF News

The great outdoors is important to all of us. Even for those that do not choose to hunt and fish, the opportunities that lay themselves out before each of us are truly a blessing. And for those that do choose to partake of the harvesting side of things, well, it is even more special and important. I have been involved in the outdoors all of my life. The fond memories that my childhood captured with my dad and brothers in the field and on the water have truly molded my life and now over 50-years later, I am lucky...

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Modern Auto-Loading Shotguns

By Kent Danjanovich For many of us, our first introduction to shooting sports was with a shotgun. I remember when I was just a pup some fifty years ago (sigh!) my parents bought me a .410 single-shot. Now a BB gun might have been a safer purchase in most peoples’ eyes, but my mom and dad knew that I would only be using it when they were around to instruct, rather than me being on my own, probably shooting at everything in sight with a BB gun! So, my introduction to the sport of shooting started a little more...

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