Author: danjanovich

Pro Member Update: Yakutat Lodge on the Situk

Everybody seems to have a story of some kind when it comes to fishing. I am sure you have heard the lines, “This one is big, but you should have seen the one that got away” or “The fishing is OK, but you should have been here yesterday”! It doesn’t seem to matter who it is or where they fish, fishermen have always got a story to tell. Well, here at Sportsman’s News, we have taken the storytelling to the next level by implementing great opportunities through our Pro Membership Sweepstakes and our annual Writer’s Contest. Through both of...

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Browning Silver Field Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades Shotgun

By Kent Danjanovic Senior Editor There’s a good reason you see all those Buckmark decals on the back windows of so many pickup trucks and SUVs driving down the road. The name Browning is synonymous with no-nonsense, high-performance autoloaders having superb design with unmatched handling. And with an easily recognizable semi-humpbacked receiver silhouette, Browning’s Silver shotguns perfectly honor that historic legacy. Sharing the same proven Active Valve gas operation as Brownings’ Gold, the Silver Field semi-auto loader is one of the softest recoiling and easiest shooting guns available today, delivering up to a 50% decrease in felt recoil over...

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Pro Member Update: Bad River Bucks & Birds

By Kent Danjanovich South Dakota has always been known for being “The place to go” if you are after pheasants. Over the past 20 years, the statewide harvest has been over 900,000 birds per year. The state has gone to great lengths to make sure they do everything possible to preserve this great sport and along the way, many great operations have been born that help to keep the great tradition going strong today. One of those operations that we have been fortunate enough to associate with over the past 10-years is Bad River Bucks & Birds in Draper,...

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Pro’s Tips: Preparing Your Gear For Another Fishing Season

By Kent Danjanovich With spring upon us and summer just around the corner, if you haven’t hit the water yet, it’s time to head out to your favorite fishing hole. But, wait just a minute! What kind of shape is your fishing gear in after a long winter of non-use? A few hours’ worth of preparation now could mean more success and less unexpected headaches on the water. First let’s take a look at the big stuff – your rods and reels. Just like anything else in life, periodical maintenance is a must. Rods can develop weak spots and...

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It’s Turkey Time

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor The turkey hunting industry has undergone the same renaissance that modern culture has had relative to gear. New products come into the market that are hot items among hunters who simply cannot help themselves when they go to a sporting goods store, aka, Sportsman’s Warehouse. Most of us just have to give some of these new products a whirl to see if they up our odds – even if it’s just a little! The following is a list of items that may just need to be part of your turkey hunting gear this spring....

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