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Western States Sportsman

Western States Sportsman

Dave Langston is an outdoor writer for Fishing & Hunting News, Idaho State Journal, Game and Fish, Sports Illustrated, and more, and provides fishing and hunting seminars throughout Idaho. Western States Sportsman also covers all the major outdoor trade shows in America, including ICAST, SHOT Show, ISE, and more.

Areas of Expertise: Western big game hunting, whitetails, and fresh and saltwater fishing.

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Interviewing the Swamp People

The 2012 SHOT Show Celebrity Experience

It’s over and I am finally home rendering video and editing footage from the 2012 SHOT Show held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. After 4 days of pounding the walkways, climbing stairs and bullying our way through crowds I…

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Whitetail Buck. Photo: Glacier National Park Service

Deer Decoy Placement

You’re sitting in the tree. You have been set up since before daylight and your decoy is out. Within range, you have high hopes and you have confidence you have gotten in without leaving a scent trail, other than an attractant. Lets say you have a buck…

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He Flanked me by Twenty

He Flanked me by Twenty: A Buck Hunting Story

Mid-November, I am familiar with this place. This time of year, the temperature is cooling, the air is dry and brisk. It always begins as a thick, leafy, abundant food source. A place where you need to be under the right tree, at the right…

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