Not what you’re looking for? Find more news and events stories! Western Sportsman’s freelance photographer, Dean Davenport, took a duck hunting trip to Saskatchewan at the end of April/beginning of May 2013 and discovered more snow than he expected – snow drifts up to 15 feet in some places, making travel difficult. Winter is refusing to let up its grip in most parts of Canada, but especially in Saskatchewan it seems. Join us on Facebook! Do you like what you’re reading? Subscribe to Western Sportsman print edition today! Find more news and events stories!

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Western Sportsman Magazine Query Call 2012! It’s that time of the year again — we’re looking for feature articles for our 2012 issues for Western Sportsman magazine. Please read WRITERS GUIDELINES before querying. When sending multiple queries, please do so in an attached .doc or .rtf file, and please include your contact information in the document. Please write “Western Sportsman Query Call” in your subject line and e-mail queries to: . PHOTOGRAPHY: Please note that only digital photography is accepted at both magazines, and all photos must have a minimum pixel count of 2,000 x 3,000 (six megapixels) — … Read more »

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“Why isn’t my photo in the latest issue?” I hear this one all the time — at trade shows, during phone calls, in emails. So I’d like to address it. I’m going to, in great detail and without prejudice, let you know exactly why we didn’t print your photo in Western Sportsman Magazine’s “Reader Submitted Photos” section (found in each print issue’s “Field Notes.”) We Just Haven’t Printed It Yet As you know, Western Sportsman magazine comes out six times per year. And we print anywhere between six to 18 Reader Submitted Photos per issue — at times more, such … Read more »

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Watch for our new television commercial on a station in your area! You may see Western Sportsman magazine on the small screen soon — watch for our new TV commercial in your area this spring and summer. If you’re watching the new TV program produced by our affiliated magazine, BC Outdoors, called BC Outdoors Sportfishing TV, you’ll see it for sure… Or, watch it right now, online, right below! Also, make sure to keep posted to our new YouTube Channel, at as we’ll be posting awesome new fishing and hunting videos there starting this spring. Well, what do you … Read more »

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We’re almost done the trade show season — and it has been a great one! Did you stop by at any of the shows Western Sportsman was at this year? Saskatoon, Red Deer or Edmonton? We just finished the Edmonton Boat & Sportsman’s Show last weekend; this is always our busiest show (although Red Deer gives it a run for its money). I was really happy to meet a lot of you, our readers, and, frankly, a little surprised how many of you recognized me from my photo in the magazine. I’ve been meaning to get a better one taken… … Read more »

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Don’t take it for granted — Canada has the best fishing in the world. Last August, I spent five days in Fernie, British Columbia with my Australian friend Frank Bluch. Frank is a fishing fanatic. For the past three years, he’s travelled from his home near Melbourne, in the south of Oz, to Canada for month-long fishing trips where he has hit up locations such as Nunavut’s Tree and Coppermine Rivers, Northwest Territories’ Great Bear Lake, Tincup Lodge in the Yukon, the trout streams and alpine lakes of southwestern Alberta, the West Coast, and, of course, Fernie, for the Elk … Read more »

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Are you headed to one of Western Canada’s great outdoors shows this spring? Make sure to stop by our booth for a chat if you are! We always make a big splash at shows, as visitors can subscribe or renew at HUGE discounted rates — and almost always get a free gift — plus we’re selling fly tying books, cookbooks a whole host of hunting DVDs (including Jim Shockey at prices YOU WON’T BELIEVE) and more. Find us at these shows this spring: Saskatoon Sports & Leisure Show, March 3-6 Red Deer Sportsman Show, March 4-6 Edmonton Boat & Sportsman’s … Read more »

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Welcome to the all-new, totally re-imagined Western Sportsman website! We’re really excited about this project. Our aim is to create the number-one online source for hunters and anglers in Western Canada. Please check back often — there will always be something new on this site. We’ll be posting regular magazine-style articles, important news releases, editorial blogs, fire arms Q&A — and even reader-submitted photos (so get snappin’!) and so much more! Continue reading Read more »

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