Author: trophyhunter

Hunting Colorado’s Uncompahgre Plateau

BIG CATS, BIG BULLS, & BIG BUCKS By Michael Deming Having grown up in Colorado, I was very familiar with the quality of the plateau and the history of big bucks and bulls that have come from it over the past forty years. It is one of the most sought-after units in the state of Colorado for big bull elk as well as mule deer. One of these premium elk tags is going to require roughly two decades of accumulated preference points to get to play the game during one of the open seasons. Deer won’t take as many,...

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January’s Words From the Publisher

I would like to personally wish everyone a Happy New Year. This coming year’s calendar is already jammed to the brim and it’s just getting started. It’s a must if we are going to keep up with the latest and greatest products hitting the shelves this year as well as making sure we are vetting outfitters and putting boots in the dirt to make sure you get the most out of your next adventure. 2018 seemed to fly by and when I look back at the calendar to see that I was on the road nearly 200 days, I...

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Browning’s Precision Long-Range Gray Laminate X-Bolt Rifle

By Michael Deming The Browning X-Bolt has been the consistent go-to rifle for the Sportsman’s News team for the past four or five years and for good reason. They are one of the most accurate factory rifles that we have ever put in our hands. I’ve personally retired every custom rifle I’ve ever built and now have an X-Bolt for every application needed. The limited production Browning X-Bolt Long-Range Gray Laminate was a special rifle released at the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade show (SHOT) in 2018, but we only took delivery of this special rifle in late October....

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November’s Word From the Publisher

This is the month of Thanksgiving and I can honestly say that we have a lot to be thankful for. I’ve spent over 100 days of this year in the field with some of our lucky Pro Membership Sweepstakes winners. We have done everything from Canadian fishing trips to Alaska/Yukon moose hunts. We have topped over 1 million dollars in giveaways since we started back in 2015 and I’ve personally met many of the people that are so thankful for their good fortunes. When we launched the Pro Membership Sweepstakes, I envisioned people who were just like me, having...

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Hidden Gem of Texas Whitetail Hunting

By Michael Deming The great state of Texas is truly a hunter’s paradise. Nearly everywhere you go, there are pickup trucks, American flags, BBQ and red-blooded American’s talking hunting. They are extremely passionate about their hunting and especially their whitetail deer. If you have ever spent any time in this part of the country, you have already heard the comment that “Everything is bigger in Texas”, but if not, this article will make you a believer in this statement. We stumbled onto the DaVine Springs Ranch back in 2014, when a good friend told us about this well managed,...

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