Author: ontarget7

Pro’s Picks: Bear Carnage

By Shane Chuning The Sportsman’s News team gets a chance to test a lot of different gear each and every month and the items that really rise to the top get put on the schedule for our “Pros Pick” column.  Since we only do 12 publications a year, we reserve these spots for some of the very best products that come across our desk.  The 2011 Bear Carnage is just that type of product. This is a very unique looking bow with its’ Dual Arc Offset String Suppressors and makes this unit easily recognizable from a distance.  Our test...

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Hunting Pack Wrap Up

By Shane Chuning Every year pack manufactures roll out a few new packs.  The team at Sportsman’s News took some of the best that the manufactures had to offer this year and put them to the test throughout some of the shed hunting season as well as getting feed and camera’s into the high country. Blacks Creek Western The Blacks Creek Western upon first impression is a well thought out and organized pack. It is 2000 cubic inches and weight coming in at 4 lbs 15 oz. Compared to other packs of the same cubic inches, it seems much...

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Preseason Scouting

By Shane Chuning I love this time of year, whether it’s in the high country or in the lower elevations. The elk and deer by now have some descent horn growth going on. This makes for an exciting time to get out your trail cameras, put some feed out and try to see if we can track down the big boys for this up and coming season. There is nothing better to me than to get these animals patterned for the early archery hunt. They are generally in a good summer pattern, which makes it a great time of...

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Anchor Points And Peep Sight Location

By Shane Chuning I figured this would be a good topic to start your shooting off on the right direction this spring. I see a lot of guys that purchase a new set up and do not have their peep sights in the proper location. This can be a combination of things. One being poor anchor points to begin with or their peep sight is in the wrong location. This could cause various issues, two of them being too much string pressure on your face and the other having trouble holding on target at longer ranges. So I wanted...

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