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Pro’s Tips: Camping for Free

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor There is nothing as healing and reconnecting as camping. Memories made around a wood campfire seem to burn into our brains more deeply than nearly any other activity. As more people discover the therapeutic benefits of camping, access to established campgrounds gets scarcer and when you do manage to grab a spot, the entire campground is over-crowded, noisy, and expensive. But with a little planning and knowledge, you can take the family far off the beaten path and camp for free. Some people refer to it as backcountry camping, but the proper term for...

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Video Product Review: Leupold VX Freedom 30mm Main Tube Riflescopes

Leupold’s popular VX Freedom line of scopes provide excellent performance in a feature-rich package at an affordable price. For 2019, Leupold has released four new VX Freedom scopes in a 30mm main tube and have added features like calibrated ballistic turrets, illuminated Fire Dot reticles, side focus and Tri MOA reticles. No matter which caliber or distance you need to deliver shots on target, the Leupold VX Freedom line has a scope for you, now with even more range of adjustment. Each VX Freedom comes covered with the best-in-class lifetime, no questions asked, Leupold Warranty. And best of all,...

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Trigger Time: Practical Fundamentals

Fundamentals for Practical Shooting Beginners By Brian Nelson Champion Shooter I have found Practical Shooting to be one of the most enjoyable pastimes available. The only thing more enjoyable than shooting a practical handgun match is beating people at a practical handgun match! This article focuses on the marksmanship fundamentals that, if practiced and applied correctly, will enable you to beat people at your first match. Don’t expect to win your first match, since odds are there will be someone with more practice in fundamentals and familiarity with efficient movement and manipulation – those competitors have put more work...

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Old Town Topwater PDL Angler Sit-on-Top Pedal Drive Kayak

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor Agile in the water yet roomy enough for all of your gear, the Old Town Topwater Angler PDL sit-on-top pedal drive kayak, provides a ton of features and helps fisherman get away from the shore and out to where the fish are hiding. Made of a single hull, rigid polyethylene material for superior strength without added weight, the Topwater Angler features a DoubleU-shaped hull for the stability of an outrigger in a compact package. This unique hull shape helps the Angler to glide silently through the water and gives it great balance, even in...

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Bull Elk Poached in Utah

SEVIER COUNTY — Just before Memorial Day weekend, someone illegally shot and killed a bull elk north of Mill Meadow Reservoir. The animal was feeding in a meadow near the road when it was killed, and all the meat was left to waste. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) conservation officers are seeking the public’s help in identifying the person who killed the animal. Conservation Officer Eric Bond states, “We know someone has information related to the illegal killing of this animal, and we ask that they help us bring the responsible individual to justice. Lawful hunters sometimes wait...

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