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NRA Women’s Wilderness Experience

By David O. Chung CFO On Target Defensive Training Nestled in the Southern Rockies of North East New Mexico, sits the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) Whittington Shooting Center near the small town of Raton.  The Whittington Shooting Center is NRA’s gem of all shooting facilities, and covers more than thirty thousand acres of wildlife sanctuaries and shooting ranges of all different venues.  It is truly a magnificent place for any shooting enthusiast to hone their shooting skills for pistol, rifle, and archery, muzzle loading, including outdoor and camping activities.One of the major events that have been going on for...

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From the Ladies Room: Whitetail Confessionals

Am I alone here?  Could I quite possibly be one of the only hunters in North America who has not yet hunted whitetail?  When I mention this little confession in hunting circles I encounter reactions something akin to what lepers must have felt in the 1700’s.  It’s true, I have hunted muleys, elk, bear, turkey and even gator…but not the proverbial mainstay of our hunting culture…whitetail. I am embarking on this journey in early November and heading up to Saskatchewan with Tracey Splechter of Outdoor Connections.  I am thrilled to be able to attempt my first whitetail hunt in...

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Sea Eagle SE-330 Inflatable Kayak

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor For those who like to take to the water but may not have a large vehicle to carry a regular kayak or canoe, the Sea Eagle SE-330 perfectly fits the bill. When deflated, the kayak folds down to fit into a bag about 4 feet long, 2 feet wide and about six inches thick. That includes the oars, seats, and foot pump. The bag fully loaded weighs in at 38.5 pounds. When inflated, this two-person kayak is no pool toy. It features all of the features you would want in a rigid body kayak....

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Alpen Optics Spotting Scope Kit

By Sportsman’s News Pro Staff Alpen’s Spotting Scope Kit has all of the elements you need to view those groups at the range without having to constantly walk down to the target. On a busy range, getting everyone to stop shooting long enough to check your target can make the other shooters really grumpy. The kit comes packed in a locking hard-sided aluminum case with foam cutouts for your scope. For me, a trip to the range is like the D-Day invasion with ammo cans, gear bags, cameras, and target holders banging around in the back of the SUV....

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Vortex Nomad Spotting Scope

Everyone knows that we are big fans of the Vortex line of products that are sold at Sportsman’s Warehouse.  The reason for this is that each and every one of these products tested consistently delivers a quality performance. The Nomad Spotting scope is right on track with all of the other Vortex products that we have looked at.  The Nomad Spotting scope is a great price point type of product and it won’t break the bank.  This scope sells for about three hundred and forty bucks and is a great entry level product. This is an extremely compact and...

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