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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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New Website

Welcome to the new website for Sportsman’s News Magazine. We hope that you will take a moment to browse our new features. A few of note: Blogs: We will be regularly updating you on our activities from the field. Forums: Share your favorite hunting spot, fly tying jig, or what you think of the newest gear.  Hear what others are saying. Enter to win: Enter to win great gear and hunting trips. We hope you enjoy the new site, and please let us know what you think. Dan Kidder, Managing Editor, Sportsman’s News...

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CFP Does Not Insure Protection

I have been preparing a new curriculum for our students this week. As I tell each class that comes in to get their concealed carry permit training, “if you leave this class with just what you learn here and get in a gun fight, you will lose.” You should see their expressions. Many students get a concealed firearms permit just so they can carry a gun and be safer. The problem is that the typical CFP class is not designed to teach students combat focused shooting techniques. In Utah, the state mandates the curriculum that must be taught. Now,...

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