New Bushnell Legend Ultra HD Compact Binoculars Offer Outstanding Optical Quality in a Convenient Size. Bushnell Outdoor Products, an industry leader in high-performance optics for more than 60 years, has introduced two new compact models to its Legend Ultra HD binocular line. Now all of the great features that have made the Legend UHD binoculars best-in-class are available in a compact, ergonomic design. The new 8x 26mm and 10x 26mm Legend Ultra HD binoculars feature wide-angle BaK-4 porro prisms for incredible edge-to-edge sharpness and detail. Bushnell enhances each viewing experience with its fully-multi coated lenses to maximize light transmission and deliver … Read more »

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Taking care of your bird, fish or big game animal while in the field will go a long way toward ensuring you have a beautiful mount later on. A well-mounted trophy, be it a big game animal, bird or fish, can be a work of art, something that can provide the hunter or fisher with many years of refreshed memories and visual enjoyment. But it does not happen by accident. I will forever recall my first trophy, a large black bear. I had little idea of what I was doing. The bear was shot in late spring so the hide … Read more »

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Bushnell Introduces Two New Models to the Elite Spotting Scope Line. Bushnell Outdoor Products, an industry-leader in high performance sports optics for more than 60 years, has added two new models to the Elite Spotting Scope line. When it comes to quality and performance, the Elite product line is the best Bushnell has to offer, and these scopes continue that rich tradition. Featuring ED Prime Extra-Low Dispersion glass, fully multi-coated lenses and premium BAK-4 prisms, the new spotting scopes deliver amazing color resolution and contrast while providing exceptional edge-to-edge detail. With a rugged armored housing and fully waterproof and fogproof … Read more »

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Amendments to The Fisheries Regulations now prohibit Saskatchewan residents and visitors from importing, possessing, transporting or selling aquatic invasive species that are considered to be a potentially significant risk to Saskatchewan waters. “The Government of Saskatchewan is committed to ensuring a healthy and sustainable fishery for the benefit of all residents and visitors to the province,” Environment Minister Dustin Duncan said. “There are a number of aquatic species that are not native to the province that if allowed to enter our waters, could negatively affect the province’s native aquatic plants and animals.” The previous regulations did not ban aquatic invasives … Read more »

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Customize Your Bow: Today’s bows come out of the box ready to rock — sort of. So much more can be done to make it “yours.” I love getting a new bow. It’s an opportunity to make it mine. By this I mean, a world of custom accessories await; I get to pick and choose to make it the best it can be. Every pro shop offers bow packages; rigs ready to shoot right off the rack. If we’re on a fixed budget and don’t want the hassle of customizing a bow, these can be practical for sure. But it doesn’t … Read more »

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Model 70 Featherweight Compact Introduced By Winchester Repeating Arms For 2011. With smaller-framed shooters and those who like a lightweight compact rifle in mind, Winchester Repeating Arms has introduced the Model 70 Featherweight Compact. The new rifle features a 20-inch barrel, a 13-inch length of pull, an overall length of 39 ½ inches and weighs just 6 ½ pounds. The Model 70 Compact is the perfect rifle for ladies, young shooters and those looking for a light-weight mountain rifle. The Compact Model 70 action has Pre-’64 Controlled Round Feeding, the easy-to-use three position safety and a jeweled bolt body with a … Read more »

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Leon Delorme of Meadow Lake has been convicted in Meadow Lake Provincial Court of illegal outfitting and hunting and falsifying export licences and was fined a total of $20,300 under The Wildlife Act and The Outfitter and Guide Regulations. The charges were laid as the result of a two-year investigation by the Ministry of Environment. The investigation found that Delorme, a First Nations outfitter, was unlawfully outfitting by providing hunts outside of his authorized hunting area on First Nations land. These hunts included three different groups of hunters over two years and involved the unlawful hunting and taking of white … Read more »

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Randy Pepper of Parry Sound has been named the Ontario Conservation Officer of the Year for 2011. Pepper was recognized for his professionalism and commitment during his 26 years of service. He has been involved in uniformed, plainclothes and covert operations. His career as an undercover officer with the ministry is the longest on record. He also led a large-scale project cracking down on the commercialization of wildlife that resulted in eight people being charged with 69 wildlife offences.  

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