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Secretary Zinke signs Secretarial Order to Support Sportsmen & Enhance Wildlife Conservation

Order seeks to expand access on public and private lands and to promote hunting and fishing among youth, veterans, and minority communities 9/15/2017 US Department of the Interior Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3356, which will support and expand hunting and fishing, enhance conservation stewardship, improve wildlife management, and increase outdoor recreation opportunities for all Americans. Secretarial Order 3356 is an extension of Secretarial Order 3347, issued on Zinke’s first day, March 2, 2017. That order identified a slate of actions for the restoration of the American sportsmen conservation...

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Lenses and Lasers

By Wes Atkinson As an outfitter over the past 15 years, my table fare has been directly linked to what my eyes could see. Without being able to see, I wouldn’t have been able to eat. And the hours behind the glass, scouring the terrain literally for meal after meal, has driven into me the value of seeing. I won’t necessarily say for myself that seeing is believing, as I realized in my youth that believing was seeing, but the only way that I knew that to be true was because I eventually “saw” what I believed was there...

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Steiner T5Xi 1-5×24 Tactical Scope

Steiner’s T5Xi 1-5x24mm riflescope brings unmatched clarity, accuracy and self-assurance to tackle any situation, from combat to competition, to home defense. Featuring precise German engineering, rugged US construction, and the exclusive 3TR reticle, it gives you the victor’s edge in close-quarter battle and mid-to-long range shooting. Designed as a close-combat scope, the true 1x setting provides absolute clarity with both eyes open, ideal for maintaining situational awareness. The 5x power setting allows you to engage distant targets with ease. The 3-Gun Tactical Reticle (3TR) has stadia lines configured specifically for 5.56 mm or 7.62mm cartridges below the crosshair so...

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Bushnell Engage 6-24×50 Riflescope

Good things have been coming out of Bushnell lately, with the Engage series of products being the latest and greatest. The Bushnell Engage 6-24x50mm riflescope provides high-end features at a mid range price point, delivering a host of features you only expect to find in top-end optics. The Engage is housed in a hard-anodized aircraft grade 30mm aluminum tube, with a 50mm objective lens. Ample eye relief gives you plenty of mounting options and the easy to rotate magnification ring with the ability to mount a throw stud, provides delineated markings between 6-and 24-power. A side parallax adjustment lets...

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Browning A5 “Sweet Sixteen”

The Browning A5 16 gauge is one “Sweet” shotgun. In the not-so-distant past, if your buddy uttered the phrase, “Sweet Sixteen,” your eyebrows didn’t go up because you knew he was talking about a Browning Auto-5 in 16 gauge. Maybe it was the sweet way these guns handled, their light and trim dimensions or it might have just had something to do with the way the phrase “Sweet Sixteen” rolled off the tongue. Often called the “Gentleman’s Gauge,” the in-between 16 is, to many hunters, the ideal ammunition for the perfect gun. A well designed 16 gauge is closer in...

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