Author: LisaDeming

Writer’s Contest: For My Daddy

By Becky L. Taylor October 19, 2018 was opening day of elk hunting season. My dad, Crutch, drew his third cow elk tag, but this was his first-time hunting in Arizona’s Game Management Unit 5A. Dad was all set and ready to go at 5:00 am on opening day. My husband, Shon, my dad and me all piled into the truck early in the morning and headed out. We decided to sit near a water hole and a frequently-traveled area on that first morning to see what came around, to break my dad into the area slowly. You see,...

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Wild Game Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Antelope Backstrap

Backstraps are special. It is a very good friend that will part with some hard earned backstrap and just give it to you. If you are a non-hunter you will have to try to get invited over to dinner to enjoy this delicacy. This is a really simple recipe that will really elevate your backstrap dining experience. Works great with any game animal, you just have to adjust your cooking time for the size of the loin. Ingredients Antelope backstrap ¾ cup red wine ¼ cup soy sauce 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp. brown sugar 2 tsp dry...

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Congratulations To Our Latest Pro Membership Winners!

Congratulations to our latest Pro Membership Winners! Katie Van of Anchorage, AK – South Dakota Pheasant Hunt For Two with Bad River Bucks & Birds and a Browning Maxus Golden Sporting Clays Carl Staples of Gallatin Gateway, MT – Outdoor Edge Wild Pak Brian Felter of Ogden, UT – Hybrid Light Atlas 600 Lantern Elias Raber of Cochranton, PA – Hybrid Light Set Buddy Adamic of Canon City, CO – Outdoor Edge Cut-N-Que  Kit Tim Yoder of Bloomfield, IN – ALPS Outdoorz Pack Scott Mcrae of Eagle River, AK – Browning Bag Become a Sportsman’s News PRO Member Today...

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Smith & Wesson® Issues Safety Alert and Inspection Procedure for M&P15-22 Firearms

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 8, 2019) – Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that the Company has identified two M&P15-22 firearms from recent production on which the breech face counter bore depth was not within manufacturing specification. In those firearms, the lack of depth may allow the bolt, upon closing, to crush the rim of the case, causing the round to fire, cycling the bolt, and potentially resulting in multiple discharges without depressing the trigger.  This issue can occur in the following two scenarios: 1)  With a loaded magazine in the firearm and the bolt locked to the rear, depressing...

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Take the Recruitment Pledge for a Chance to Win This $4,500 Sweepstakes

National Wild Turkey Federation Partners with GoWild to Boost Hunting Heritage Programs, Conservation Efforts and More A Sweepstakes Promoting Conservation & Mentorship For the first initiative in the partnership, GoWild is hosting a sweepstakes for the NWTF. Any NWTF member — new or old — can sign up for a chance to win the NWTF Turkey Hunting Sweepstakes via the GoWild app (available on iTunes or Google Play). Entry is easy and free for members. Find details on entering in the GoWild app by searching “NWTF.” “This isn’t just about new memberships, we want to drive awareness of the...

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