Author: LisaDeming

Trigger Time: Be A Contender

By Jeremy Dunn Before I was the Sales Manager for DoubleTap Ammunition, I was a police officer. My experience with firearms growing up was almost zero. I shot a few jack rabbits and some targets at scout camp. Immediately prior to POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) aka Police Academy, I purchased my first gun, a Glock 23. I realized very quickly that I was a ‘REALLY’ bad shot. I’d like to blame my poor shooting because of a snappy .40 S&W on a light-weight compact platform, but I now realize it was my shooting fundamentals that caused my...

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7-Foot Black Bears of Itcha Mountain

By Sparky “The Joker” Sparkes When your friend calls you and asks what you are doing the first week of June, you always have to pause and think, “Oh no, they’re finally moving and they need my help.” However, when that friend is Mike Deming of Sportsman’s News, it could mean you won a hunt as a Sportsman’s News Pro Member and he is calling to tell you that you have won the hunt of a lifetime. Well, Mike wasn’t moving and I was not the winner of a hunt, but I did get asked if I would go...

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Montana Removes Knife Restrictions

The American Knife & Tool Institute Was Proud to Work with Legislators and the Governor to Make Montana a Very Knife Friendly State Cody, WY (April 23, 2019) – The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) applauds the Montana legislature and Governor Steve Bullock for agreeing to make Montana a very knife friendly state. “While Montana is known for its wide-open spaces and as a paradise for sportsmen, until earlier this month, its knife laws were not in line with the needs of knife users in the outdoors or for many occupational needs,” said CJ Buck, CEO, Buck Knives,...

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Outdoor 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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