Author: trophyhunter

Pro’s Pick: Vortex Razor UHD Hardcore Tested

The old adage of “buy the very best optics and you only cry once” was preached to me by my grandfather and great uncle when I was starting my hunting career. It still holds true today. However, as a young man on a lance corporal’s salary in the Marine Corps, that meant nearly 4 months of wages. So, I purchased the best that I could afford at the time and after 20 years, I had amassed a pretty solid collection of optics. Each purchase was a little better and a little, or in some cases, a lot more money....

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Whitetails Just Like the Good Ol’ Days

By Michael Deming A buck pole full of big mature whitetails is something you usually see in faded black and white pictures. They are memories of the days when big bucks were more abundant, even though most people shot the first deer they saw. Hunting wasn’t as focused on trophies, although they still existed for a few. Today, parties of hunters head to the woods in November to fill their freezers as well as build memories. Evenings around the campfire, listening to stories from the older generations, is what gives the next generation the vision of getting their turn...

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November Words From The Publisher

As I sit down at my keyboard to scratch out this publisher’s message, I can’t help but reflect on the journey Sportsman’s Warehouse and our crew here at Sportsman’s News have endured. Ten years ago, the company was privately held and in the throes of bankruptcy. Poor leadership and a bad economy had everyone wondering if we would continue to pursue our passion or if we would be looking for a new career path. Sportsman’s emerged from bankruptcy with new leadership, 25 stores and a path to prosperity. The new CEO was driven and very focused on the task...

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Video Product Review: CVA Cascade Bolt Action Rifle

CVA has been our go-to brand for all of our muzzleloader hunts for well over a decade. Their precision and attention to detail makes them an easy choice. When they announced they would be entering the bolt action rifle market and doing it with an unbelievable price tag, we stood up and took notice. We recently got our hands on one in 6.5 Creedmoor and it’s proven to be nothing short of spectacular for a rifle that is priced just below $500. The Cascade comes with a synthetic stock that is fiberglass reinforced and has a SoftTouch finish that...

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