Author: trophyhunter

CVA Paramount Long Range Muzzleloader

Long Range and muzzleloader seem to be a bit of a contradictory term, but with everyone wanting bigger, better, and faster with everything they own, it’s not surprising that there is a demand for it. CVA was definitely up to this challenge in delivering a muzzleloader capable of accuracy out to 400 yards and beyond. We jumped at the opportunity to put one of these to the test and prepare it for the upcoming hunting seasons. The stock is a fully adjustable synthetic stock with an internal aluminum chassis. Adjustment for the length of pull is done with removeable...

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Pro’s Tips: How to Take Good Field and Trophy Photos

By Michael Deming A picture is worth a thousand words!” I’m sure just about everyone has heard this statement and if you have seen a really good photo, you understand what it means. With the invention of the cell phone camera, nearly everyone has a camera with them in the field and that’s the first step in getting good photos. If you don’t have the ability to snap a photo, you won’t have those memories in the future. First off, let’s talk about the camera itself. Today’s phones will give you a picture that is good enough in quality...

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Winchester SX4 20 Gauge

Winchester introduced its new line of auto-loading shotguns, the Super X4 (SX4) in the spring of 2017. Its platform continues with many of its predecessor’s, the ever popular SX3’s features, plus a few great changes and modifications that make the new generation even better. When the SX4 was originally introduced, only 12-gauge models were available. Now, by popular demand, eight new 20-gauge models have burst onto the scene in an effort to reach out to even more hunters and shooters looking for their perfect, go-to shotgun, suitable for any application. The Sportsman’s News team has had the chance to...

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Video Product Review: Sitka Gear Rebooted Baselayers

For 2019, Sitka Gear culminated a three-year project to redesign their base layering system. Sitka Gear has always understood that proper layering is the key to spending more time in the outdoors and the baselayer acts as the foundation of that system. While their base layers were already extremely popular among serious hunters in extreme environments, Sitka wanted to integrate better materials that provide more stretch and range of motion as well as more efficient moisture management. This year, Sitka was able to get that improved system to market in time to make it into your wardrobe for this...

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Hunting the Land of Giants

By Michael Deming Whenever the topic of giant mule deer comes up, Colorado is at the top of the list. Flip through the pages of the of the Boone and Crockett record book and it will show you just how many giants this state produces. The world record typical buck was taken in Dolores County in the southwestern part of the state back in 1972 and it still holds that position today. There have been a lot of great bucks taken in this area since, but none have topped this giant. They say to kill big bucks, you have...

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