Author: editor

Another Chance to Vote

Tahoe Films and Prois are offering their second installment of the Extreme Huntress Contest. The finalists have been chosen and now it is your turn to vote. Go to www.tahoefilms.com and cast your vote...

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The Ultimate 72-Hour Kit

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor My mother recently was getting concerned about the state of the world and met a con man who convinced her she needed his top of the line 72-hour kit. After shelling out too much money, what she got in return was a duffle bag full of junk you wouldn’t survive a rainstorm with, let alone a real emergency that required you to flee your home and head into the wilderness As a result of her purchasing fiasco, I endeavored to find the very best gear to create the ultimate Get Out of Dodge (G.O.O.D.)...

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Nosler Founder Passes Away

Bend, Ore-October, 2010-At the age of 97, John Amos Nosler, the tall, stately and beloved founder of Nosler, Inc., passed away of natural causes at his home on October 10, 2010. He leaves a legacy that will be remembered, not only by his family, but by hunters and shooters around the world. Born on April 4, 1913 in Brawley California, John was one of America’s true success stories. He founded his bullet company in 1948, and was considered to be one of the great generational icons whose designs literally created the premium bullet category and influenced ammunition and bullet...

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Nootka Wilderness Lodge

By Art Sweet Vancouver Island is truly one of the most beautiful places on earth and is one reason that Dave Fyfe and partner Brian Gage along with their wives Irene and Kelly chose to put their world class floating lodge here, but the primary reason is for the world class Chinook salmon fishing. As the fishing begins to subside for these great trophies in the Washington and Oregon river basins, it is just starting to heat up in the Nootka Sound area in June, July, and August.  This area seems to be a staging ground for fish headed...

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Alps Commander Backpack and Frame

By Sportsman’s News Pro-Staff For serious Fair Chase hunting you need days and weeks of time in the deep wilderness. Alps Outdoorz has just the pack to get you there and back again with your game. The Commander is a backpacking frame system complete with a freighter shelf for hauling out those big elk racks, and distributing the weight of your quarters. It includes special pockets for your gear and even for your shooting sticks. Couple the Commander frame with the Commander Pack Bag and you have enough room for your gear for a lengthy back country stay. The...

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