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Outdoor Handguns Idaho Falls ID

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Sports Authority
(208) 524-2525
Hall Park Plaza, 1592 17th Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses,
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Center of Mass
(208) 346-6065
894 North Highway 91
Shelley, IN
 
Challis, J R
208879461
8849 Challis Creek Rd
Challis, ID
 
Pope, Harold L & Pope, Sandy L
208382729
762 Hwy 55 S
Cascade, ID
 
Daves Guns
208587496
3960 Ne Hodge Lane
Mountain Home, ID
 
Canyon Whitewater
(208) 522-3932
450 S. Yellowstone
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Lost River Outfitters, Inc
208726170
171 North Main Str
Ketchum, ID
 
Sass Jewelery
208786930
302 Main St
Kellogg, ID
 
Kodiak Arms & Outfitting
208879328
Hc 63,Box 1582-1
Challis, ID
 
Silver Creek Outfitters Inc
208726528
500 N Main St
Ketchum, ID
 

Packin' in the Field

The outdoor handgun can be called upon to do things a city gun would not. Here are some options to consider for your field gun.

Packing a handgun in the field is not for everyone. Some may think it too Rambo-esque, while others just don't want to bother lugging a heavy handgun around on their hip all day. However, smart outdoorsmen know a good handgun on the hip beats a rifle in the cabin any day.

Some of the Rodriguez's favorite field guns are (from left) S&W Model 629, Freedom Arms' Model 97 and a Mag-na-ported Ruger Blackhawk.

As a hunting outfitter, I have some special reasons for keeping a handgun close--number one being that I'm sometimes called upon to put down wounded game. But not everyone who reads this magazine hunts. Whether it's hiking, biking, camping, fishing or ranch work, many of us spend time afield, where the potential for danger of the two- or four-legged variety is always present. A reliable, accurate handgun of adequate caliber, in a comfortable holster, is a good way to make sure you're able to stop those pests in their tracks when the need arises.

The most important factor to consider when deciding which handgun to carry is what sort of threat you are most likely to face. Across the country, bears are a big concern, with grizzlies making up an increasingly larger percentage of the problem in the West and have always been a factor in Alaska....

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