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Ice Fishing

By Chad LaChance Let’s get one thing straight – I’m no ice fisherman. Didn’t do it growing up; being raised in South Florida did nothing to motivate me to venture out on the frozen lake.  In Florida, ice is for cocktails and keeping your catch fresh until you can enjoy it with said cocktails. Sitting on a frozen lake peering through a six-inch hole, holding a ridiculous little rod and fishing with ridiculous little baits seemed…well, ridiculous. Surely it’s a pastime reserved for Eskimos, or so I thought. Last winter I finally took the plunge – which leads me...

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World Class Alaskan Fishing; Bearclaw Lodge

By Kent Danjanovich Senior Editor Sportsman’s News Many remote wilderness lodges can be very one dimensional.  The facilities are great, the fishing is great, but a lot of times by the end of the week you start on your trek home wishing that you could have experienced just a little bit more.  Well, I think I have found that place you just may have been looking for! Alaska’s Bearclaw Lodge is nestled on picturesque Lake Aleknagik in southwestern Alaska.  The setting is in the heart of the Wood-Tikchik region of Bristol Bay and the waters are home to all...

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Sportsman’s News Team Christmas Gift Picks

By Mike Deming Choosing a Christmas gift for the avid sportsman or woman in your life can sometimes be a daunting task if you don’t know what they want or what products are truly good.  I asked the team of professionals here at Sportsman’s News to put together a list of items that they just won’t leave home without whenever they take to the field.  Our staff spends well over a thousand combined days in the field each and every year.  So, we put our gear to the test more in a year than most people do over a...

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Thank a Veteran

On this Veteran’s Day, Sportsman’s News would like to to ask you to take a moment and reflect on the freedoms that we as Americans enjoy and realize that we are free because of the brave sacrifice of our nation’s many veterans. If you get a chance, thank a veteran for their service and shake their hand. I know they will appreciate it. Happy Veterans Day. And to all our veterans out there, Semper...

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Look for the Hottest Gear For Christmas

We have just put the December issue of Sportsman’s News Magazine to bed and you won’t want to to miss this jam packed issue. We asked all of our staff to provide a list of items they wouldn’t go into the field without and they came through with dozens of ideas for the sportsman or woman in your life. Six entire pages of gear ideas for your shopping edification. Make sure to check it out. It will be on the shelf starting December 1.  Merry...

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