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I Never Pulled the Trigger

By Stephen B. Owen Can there be any greater dream for a southern boy than to hunt the wilds of Alaska? That is exactly where I found myself recently when my best friend Chris invited me to go on a moose hunt with him southeast of Fairbanks. While in Fairbanks buying a new scope at Sportsman’s Wharehouse (I just love airline baggage handlers) I picked up a copy of the Sportsman’s News. On my return trip to Tennessee from the moose hunt I began reading my copy of the Sportsman’s News. The articles led me to thinking about my...

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Mule Deer of the Canadian Heartland

By Shawn Monson The chains begin to rattle and shake, the familiar clicking sound begins as the hoist raises the last deer kill of my Alberta season.  With a final click the deer comes to rest in mid air.  The chains secure its height, and I stare at the carcass as it slowly sways back and forth.  The tools of the skinning shack are quickly snatched up and the sound of sharpening knives snap me out of my trance.  The bitter sweet sounds always remind me of the experience and relationships built every year we are there. Canada is...

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Pro’s Picks: Browning X-Bolt

After spending years of shooting a custom rifle, I was very concerned about possibly going back to a factory rifle, but I was told by Scott Grange at Browning that I wouldn’t be disappointed in the performance of the new factory guns. Our test gun is an X-Bolt which was developed in 2008.  More specifically, we had our hands on an X-Bolt Stainless Stalker in Carbon Fiber.  After years of producing the tried and true A-Bolt, Browning developed this new model which has some pretty good improvements to cater to the guys like me who have been shooting a...

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Louisiana Bound

The Sportsman’s News crew is headed to the coast of Louisiana to do some sport fishing, wildlife viewing, and take a look at the area after the recovery efforts from the BP Oil disaster. Watch for upcoming updates on what we find...

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Check out the Forums

Do you have something you would like to know about hunting, fishing, camping, personal protection, or just general information about the great outdoors? Be sure to check out the Sportsman’s News forums under the forums tab at the top of the screen. There is only a little bit up there right now, but if you ask a question, we will do our best to get you an answer. Also, feel free to answer any questions you can to help make this a top notch resource for the sportsmen and sportswomen who want to be more knowledgeable.  Know of a...

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