Author: trophyhunter

Pro Membership Update: Steve Jones Backcountry Hunts

By Michael Deming At eight hundred yards away and tucked back in the shade, my buddy Josh said to me, “quit moving”. The rams we were watching had caught the movement of me getting a bottle of water out of my pack. I was sure that he was out of his mind, but a glance through my spotting scope showed that they were frozen and looking in our directions. I was sure that this was a coincidence as we were over eight hundred yards away, we are in the shade and all cameoed up. I opened my pack back...

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June’s WORDS FROM THE PUBLISHER

Nearly every state in the union has a free fishing day and a good majority of them take place during the month of June. This is a great time to share the great outdoors with your neighbors, coworkers or anyone that has spoken up about your social media posts with a stringer full of fish. Visit your states game and fish website for specifics on this program. Most states allow youth to fish without a license as long as the guardian has one, but this program pretty much allows everyone to fish without spending the money to buy a...

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May’s WORDS FROM THE PUBLISHER

THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE!!! In June of last year, we launched the Sportsman’s News Television DVD New Zealand Red Stag & Tahr hunt promotion. By purchasing a SNTV DVD at the cash register and either keeping it for your own entertainment or by donating it to the troops, you have been able to register these purchases on the homepage for one chance to win this world class giveaway. May of 2018 is the last month to get your registrations in to be considered for this drawing. There is no limit on the number of DVD’s and entries that...

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April’s WORDS FROM THE PUBLISHER

The bass are starting to spawn, elk and deer have dropped their antlers, the rainbows are spawning, turkey season is in full swing, and bear season is just around the corner. It’s time to shed that case of cabin fever and hit the outdoors. Regardless of your passion, there is something going on right now and getting off the couch will extend your life. Staying in shape and enjoying the outdoors is the key to a long and happy life. Longtime Sportsman’s News fitness writer, Dan Staton, delivers some insight in this issue about fitness for life and making...

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Colorado’s Trophy Mule Deer Destination

By Michael Deming A glance through the record book will reveal that Colorado is the king when it comes to harvesting trophy mule deer. They range from the tops of the fourteen thousand foot peaks to the plains, and a trophy buck can come from any one of those places or somewhere in between. The world record typical was harvested back in 1972 in Delores County which is the Southwestern corner of the state and at 227” it is quite the spectacle. It’s safe to say that this area of the country definitely has the right genetics to deliver...

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