Author: deminglisa

Big 2014 Truck News From The Big Three

Chrysler, GM and Ford are planning lots of introductions and new technologies for next year’s models. By Andy Lightbody Surprising as it may seem, the average age of trucks that are in use by sportsmen today, is over 10 years old/ancient. While that speaks volumes about the quality of the products we all use everyday and when getting out to enjoy the great outdoors, it also points to the fact that there’s probably a lot of new features and technologies that many of us do not have in our old and reliable trucks. For 2014, the ‘Big 3’ auto...

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Video Product Review: Carl Zeiss Conquest HD5 Rifle Scopes

The totally redesigned Conquest rifle scope by Zeiss has added some high end features from its top of the line models, without adding the high end price. This scope is truly a great scope for those of you wanting to extend your accurate shooting range, without breaking the bank. This new scope is compact in size, lightweight and built on a one inch tube. Our test model, the 3-15×42, is just over a pound and 13.5” long. The new 5X zoom makes this scope much more versatile than the older Conquest models which were only a 3X zoom. The...

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Video Product Review: Excellent Adventures For Your Tots

By Lisa Deming Editorial Assistant As a mother of three, people often ask me what baby items I could not live without. One item that tops my list is a child carrier. With the flexibility a child carrier provides, there is no reason to wait.   You can go places that you could never navigate a stroller. From walking trails with the family, hiking rugged hills, or wandering the local farmers market, a child carrier can be very versatile. What better way to spend time as a family, in the fresh air and being active. Adventures with your new...

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Pro’s Picks: Keeping Your Gear Dry in Any Situation

By Michael Deming Alaska is one of my absolute favorite places to visit. It doesn’t matter if I’m fishing for the numerous species of fish that bless the Alaskan waters or chasing a four-legged critter with a weapon. One thing about Alaska is always going to hold true:  It is a wet and miserable place if you don’t come prepared. I’ve learned this lesson the hard way in my first few visits to the North Country.  If you get wet, it is one thing, but to have your backup gear soaked as well could be a mistake that could...

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