Author: LisaDeming

Tumbleweed Lodge

Longtime outdoor enthusiast and author Chris Dorsey probably said it best….”There’s pheasant hunting; there’s pheasant hunting in South Dakota, then there’s pheasant hunting at Tumbleweed Lodge.” The Chinese ring necked pheasant may be king, but the untamed prairies of South Dakota are also home to Hungarian partridge, Sharp-tail grouse, and the elusive Greater prairie chicken. Complimenting “The Grand Slam of the Dakota’s” is a wide array of waterfowl species that pass through the hunting grounds of Tumbleweed Lodge in December as they travel south along the Missouri river flyway. Upland bird hunts begin the third weekend in September and...

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June’s Words From The Publisher

By Michael Deming Winner, winner, winner! That seemed to be a common phrase around the office this last month. Browning guns, Beretta guns, DoubleTap ammunition, Outdoor Edge knives and much more. The weekly giveaway process has really ramped up and will continue throughout the year. Those of you who are long time readers are well aware of all the giveaways we do, but I know that over fifty percent of the customers reading this issue of Sportsman’s News Magazine are first time readers or only pick it up on occasion, so we want to make sure everyone knows how...

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Writer’s Contest: Spring Cast and Blast

By Al Schultz It all started for me back in the early 80s during spring break in school. Myself and a high school buddy or two would head off to eastern WA to call and hunt coyotes, often referred to as our annual “Varmint Safaris” (I was too young to drive, but my friend had just gotten his license). It was a way to hunt during the “off season” (the time between big game hunting seasons and the trout opener).  Nowadays, 15 and 16 year-olds driving off across the state with guns to hunt might cause an uproar, but...

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Talkin’ Stocks

By Shane Adair A good rifle stock is a very crucial piece to the hunting and shooting puzzle, as with bullet selection, cartridge, optic etc. Where do you begin, who’s the best and where can you go wrong? It’s a topic and opinion with no definite answer or a one stock fits all situation. Everyone has one that’s better, lighter, stiffer, etc. So in this article, I’ll go over a few points that I hope will help you determine the best stock for your application and what I feel are some key aspects in a good stock. First of...

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Extreme Beam

ExtremeBeam was founded on the principal of ‘Truth’ with zero compromise. In the beginning, ExtremeBeam began as the founding company for Anti-Recoil high output LED lighting technology, designed with the combat veteran in mind.  The employees at ExtremeBeam knew that men and women’s lives depended on the lasting performance of their products even under the most severe of conditions. The zero compromise attitude was established as their founding and lasting principle of design within the Alpha-TAC ExtremeBeam company foundation. When ExtremeBeam began its sales in the world of sporting goods and civilian sales, there was no change in their...

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