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Video Product Review: Magpul Innovation

Everyone who shoots is familiar with the Magpul PMAG, but many aren’t as aware that Magpul makes a wide variety of shooting accessories. While the Ruger 10/22 Takedown rifle is a very cool innovation, Magpul has upped the ante by creating a replacement stock that enhances the coolness factor of this already cool gun. The X-22 Backpacker is easily installed by removing the main stock screw on both the receiver and the barrel. Once removed, the old stock is replaced with the X22 Backpacker, adding even more features. The X-22 Backpackpacker has a storage compartment that will hold up...

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Rinehart Self-Healing 3D and 18-1 Archery Targets

Choosing a 3D archery target should be another of those enjoyable trips to your local Sportsman’s Warehouse. But, one of the questions many archers ask this time of the year is, “which target do I choose and why”? Well, I’ve had the opportunity to shoot many 3D targets in my archery career and I think Rinehart Targets are one of the best on the market. Go to any 3D archery shooting tournament and you will most likely be shooting daggers at their targets. John Rinehart was the first to design “self-healing” foam, giving longer life to their targets. Rinehart...

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Video Product Review: Leupold VX-6HD Riflescope

Leupold launched the VX6 several years ago and we have been using it as a go-to optic on once our once in a lifetime hunts, because they are high quality and extremely dependable. Just when you didn’t feel like things could get any better, Leupold launches the next big thing with the new VX-6HD. It takes optical performance to a whole new level. They upgraded to a High-Definition optical system for sharpened clarity, and the Twilight Max Light Management System for even greater low-light performance, giving hunters a visible advantage at dawn and dusk when the biggest game is...

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Writer’s Contest: Finding Big Trout

By Doug Draper The saying goes “big fish are where you find them”.  What then, is the secret to finding big fish? First decide what species that you want to pursue. Second, start looking for areas that consistently produce big fish for the best chance at finding your trophy. For instance, if I wanted to catch large cutthroat trout, I would enter “giant cutthroat trout” on a Google image search. Almost every big cutthroat picture that comes up on the Google search is at Pyramid Lake in Nevada. Naturally, I would start my search for when, where and how...

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Video Product Review: Nikon Monarch Fieldscope

Elk and mule deer season is closing in and when it comes to hunting game in the field, you need to know that you can trust the quality, durability and most importantly, the clarity of your optics and with a history as rich and influential as Nikon, you’ll always know you can trust their products. This year, Nikon is looking to take the crown in the advanced optics field with the new Monarch field scope and man, does it look convincing. This spotting scope is great for a wide variety of uses and from bird-hunting to tracking that massive...

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