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Gear 101 – Browning X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Speed Suppressor Ready

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At the 2019 SHOT Show, we got a chance to shoot Browning’s new Suppressor-Ready X-Bolt, and it was awesome. The match grade 22-inch sporter barrel is fluted and threaded for a suppressor. Or you can opt to use the supplied muzzle brake or thread protector. At first glance, you’ll notice the Burnt Bronze Cerakote finish on the barrel and receiver. This offers both concealment in the woods—thanks to its earthy tone—and increased durability. The stock …

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Gear 101 – BAR Hell’s Canyon Speed Mark III

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If you’ve ever shot a B A R, then you’ve held a piece of American history. Near the end of World War I, John Browning designed the B A R M 19-18, which was commissioned by the U.S. Army to break the trench warfare stalemate. Its official U.S. military use began in 1918 and continued until Vietnam. Now, the B A R Mark 3 Hell’s Canyon Speed is the third generation of this iconic rifle, …

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Swagger QD 42

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Swagger knows that sometimes fieldwork demands a variety of shooting positions. To address the need for a longer, effective range, Swagger created the Stalker QD, with Flex Ready Technology, which expands their Hunter Series line.

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RMEF Member Pre-Season Special offer

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RMEF PRE SEASON HUNTING SPECIAL! This year get prepped early. This 12×17 10oz Canvas wall tent with a complete internal frame comes with 1 standard screen window in the back, a 5” stove jack for the cool evenings and the frame to make setup a breeze! PACKAGE INCLUDES: The complete canvas wall tent and alloy frame setup. Ready now for your 2019 hunting trip – and for many seasons to come! TRADITIONAL CANVAS TENT 12’ …

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BONE-CRUSHING PRECISION OUT TO THE FARTHEST REACHES

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The Premier Scirocco Bonded line is some of the most versatile and reliable big-game ammunition offered today. The expansion-generating polymer tip and boat tail base combine to defy air resistance at the front end, and reduce drag at the back. The progressively thickening, heavy-based, pure copper jacket is bonded to the lead core to preserve bullet integrity and retain over 75% of its weight at all velocities. Finally, the bullet’s precise concentricity and secant ogive …

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Bugling Bulls with Steve Chappell

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Steve Chappell, host of Elk Camp TV and elk outfitter, uses his signature series of calls to bring in a nice bull into bow range for one of his clients. In this video, you can see the interaction of this bull with the call sequence. The interaction will hopefully give you some tips for your next hunting season. Gear List https://buglingbull.com/shop/elk-calls/elk-calling-systems/141-rogue-bugle-tube/ The Rogue bugle tube is designed for use with diaphragm calls. With the patented …

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Finding the Right Optic for You

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There are lots of riflescopes available on the marketplace today: Some are built with very specific purposes in mind, others are meant to offer maximum versatility, and others still fall somewhere in between. The scopes offered by Leupold are designed from the ground up to help you get the job done in any hunting situation you could ever find yourself in – from the deer woods of northern Pennsylvania, to the backcountry of the American …

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Choosing the Right Elk Diaphragm Call

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When it comes to selecting the right elk diaphragm calls, the choices can be overwhelming. However, there is a simple process for finding the one that works best for you. In this Episode of the Fire Away Q&A, Corey Jacobsen answers that very question and explains the differences in elk diaphragm calls, as well as how to determine which one is going to work best for you. He also demonstrates different elk calls and shows …

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Steel Wire vs Synthetic Winch Rope

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WARN synthetic rope, such as its Spydura line, is made from an ultra-high molecular polyethylene material. It receives a coat of urethane that helps protect the rope from the effects of ultra-violet rays and chemicals, two enemies of synthetic rope. The rope also includes a sliding sleeve to help protect it from wear and abrasion while winching. All WARN truck and SUV winches equipped with synthetic rope should be used with a hawse fairlead.  Synthetic …

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Get to know Kimber’s Mountain Ascent, now in a new pattern

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A TRUE MOUNTAIN RIFLE must be light and accurate—hard-core hunters understand. Mountain Ascent™ models are among the lightest production big-game rifles ever offered, delivering legendary Kimber accuracy yet still weighing as little as 4 pounds, 13 ounces. Reinforced carbon fiber stocks available in Moss Green, and now two Gore Optifade camo patterns add strength, and stainless steel shrugs the elements. All Kimber Mountain rifles offer a threaded barrel for optional use of muzzle brakes and …

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New from Traeger – The Pro and Ironwood Series

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Over thirty years ago, an idea was born that started a movement in outdoor cooking. A revolution of flavor that challenged the standard of taste set by gas and charcoal. Today, Traeger leads that movement fueled in part by a passion for outdoor cooking, a love for 100% natural wood-fired flavor and creating handcrafted meals that bring people closer together. PRO SERIES (above): IRONWOOD SERIES: Experience freedom like never before with the new WiFIRE® enabled …

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Road to Remain Open for Montana Hunters, Others to Access

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Sometimes, just paying attention can go a long, long way. Several years ago, a staffer with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation noticed a popular road in southwest Montana was closed. He raised the issue, another RMEF staffer sat in on public discussions and took part in a stakeholder’s tour, and all involved worked out what was a somewhat issue. Today, the road is open for hunters, hikers and others to access public land. Below is …

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Oklahoma Man Claims New Nontypical Elk Record

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Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. That’s exactly what happened to Tyson Heibert. And because of that and a keen eye with his bow, he now holds  the new state record for a nontypical elk. “Somehow, luckily, he ran right in front of me,” Heibert told The Oklahoman. “I just drew my bow and let her fly… I had no idea what I had when I shot him.” …