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New Friends In An Old Haunt In Majestic Alaska

By Kent Danjanovich Southeast Alaska has a beauty that’s all its own, with coastal rainforests, icefields, Sitka spruce and luscious growth interacting to create some of the most beautiful settings anywhere in the world. One of the Sportsman’s News team’s favorite destinations is Juneau, the state’s capitol city. With a number of flights available every day of the week and cruise ships constantly entering and exiting its harbor, the city and surrounding areas are truly a traveler’s paradise. From sightseeing adventures of every type to some of the best fishing waters in the world, Juneau is definitely a must-see...

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Waterfowl Products

By Kent Danjanovich With waterfowl season in full gear in most areas of North America, I hope you are all taking advantage of the great bird numbers and favorable weather conditions.  And if you are still looking to add to your waterfowl hunting equipment, the following are a few suggestions that the Sportsman’s News Team are incorporating into their list this fall. Avian-X A-Frame Waterfowl Blind Don’t waste time searching for cover; take it with you. The A-Frame Blind features a noncorrosive aluminum modular frame complemented by a rugged 600-Denier Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades shell. Grass straps and...

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Otis – Smart Gun Care

Otis was born in 1985 when their founder, a 16-year-old Doreen Garrett, fell into cold mud while deer hunting with her father. The barrel of her grandfather’s Model 94 Winchester was full of mud and the days hunt was over. Sometimes when you fall, you stumble upon something you didn’t see before, something you were meant to find. That day sparked the beginning of an endeavor to create a smarter solution to a problem every hunter, soldier, shooter and firearm owner has encountered. On that day, Doreen had a vision for innovating gun care. That is where they began,...

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Amateur Outdoorsmen: How to Choose the Right Shotgun Choke

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor With the vast array of after-market shotgun chokes available today, choosing the right one for your gun can seem a daunting task. Here’s some information that might make that task a little bit easier. Constriction Depending on whose list you use, there are about a dozen different choke constrictions to choose from. More open constrictions like skeet and improved cylinder are used largely by trap and skeet shooters and upland hunters. If you intend to use the same gun and choke for sporting clays and decoying ducks, you might consider a light modified choke....

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Pro’s Pick: Winchester SX4 20 Gauge

By Kent Danjanovich Winchester introduced its new line of auto-loading shotguns, the Super X4 (SX4) in the spring of 2017. Its platform continues with many of its predecessor’s, the ever popular SX3’s features, plus a few great changes and modifications that make the new generation even better. When the SX4 was originally introduced, only 12-gauge models were available. Now, by popular demand, eight new 20-gauge models have burst onto the scene in an effort to reach out to even more hunters and shooters looking for their perfect, go-to shotgun, suitable for any application. The Sportsman’s News Team has had...

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