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CarryMeGear Holsters: Concealed Carry Holsters made in Utah

Look out, Utah! There is a new brand of gun holsters in the state and they are exclusively at Smith and Edwards. We know you are going to love them. CarryMeGear is owned and operated by Smith and Edwards’ own Mike Vause, right here in Ogden, UT. Mike is the Sporting Goods manager here and we are super excited to be carrying his handmade gun holsters! Mike has spent most of his professional career in the shooting sports industry. For years, he has been looking Continue reading →

How to Freeze Beets

Beets are a yummy vegetable packed with nutrients like manganese, potassium, copper, magnesium, vitamin C, iron, and vitamin B6. They’re a delicious Utah summer crop, and you can freeze beets to enjoy them year-round. Our produce experts Vickie Maughan, our Housewares manager, and Jean from Pettingill’s Fruit Farm, teamed up to freeze beets last week and here’s how they did it. You’ll need: Disposable gloves Kitchen knife Pot of water Ziploc freezer bags How to Freeze Beets Put on your gloves! Wash the fresh beets Continue reading →

We’re getting Cabin Fever… are you?

When I’m not at Smith & Edwards, taking photos is a huge hobby of mine. I’ve been in Utah for 6 years, and while I’ve loved wandering backroads for barn photos and along the river parkways for macros and mushrooms, I’ve never ventured up the trails for some stunning shots. Til now! I’ve got Cabin Fever and I bet you do, too. Come explore the hikes & trails of Weber county with me! Mike Vause has picked out some gear for me, and I want Continue reading →

Spring into Action: Active Outfits for March

The temperatures are up, the sun’s shining – it’s time to get back out there! You couldn’t ask for a better playground than the North Ogden – Farr West area. With Highway 89 to bike or jog along, as well as the Rail Trail and the south marina of Willard Bay to explore, against the majestic backdrop of Willard Peak & Mount Ogden, there’s hardly a better place to bike, hike, drive, or jog. For Her: Yoga & Jogging What’s on her feet? FitKicks! These Continue reading →

Outdoorsman Gift: Klymit Static V Air Pad Review

I love backpacking the Uinta Wilderness. There is something about leaving the pressure of life behind and getting away from it all. I am sorry, but I am a gear junkie. I should never have to buy more equipment ever!! But when something new, better, even cooler comes out….. I buy it. I know that there are more of us out there, and we are good at supporting the economy via outdoor gear. I have an expensive self-inflating sleeping pad. It is about my fifth Continue reading →

The Greatest Hunt of my Life: Paul’s Manti Elk

Paul Rochell wrote this awesome tale – thanks, Paul! Do you want a $25 gift card to Smith & Edwards? Send your hunting story (at least 2 paragraphs) & photos to info@smithandedwards.com by Nov. 15th, if we publish your story you’ll get a gift card! This is my second bull elk, the first was a general season elk tag. This 6X6 bull was a limited entry Manti tag that took fifteen long years to draw. After several trips this summer scouting for elk, my cousin Continue reading →

Book Signing: Satin Murder by Bonnie Glee

Local author Bonnie Glee will be at Smith & Edwards promoting her new novel, Satin Murder. It’s the 1950s in Seattle and socialite Sallee Anderson is at the height of her popularity, but her beauty, intelligence, and savviness won’t stop her from being implicated in the cold murder of her husband, who was found dead in his office with a single bullet to the head. What’s more, Sallee’s pistol is missing. Lawyer Ryan is now hot on the case trying to unravel the mystery, but Continue reading →

The Gear You Need for a Weekend Getaway

The spring is the perfect time to plan your hiking and camping, and you couldn’t ask for a better location than Utah. Take a week to enjoy the natural surroundings in comfort. Or, take off on a Friday afternoon and get away for a weekend with the family on your favorite hiking trails. Utah Hiking and Camping Spots Utah is rich with outdoor hiking opportunities. I love the Uinta mountains. The Desert Canyons of San Rafael Swell are also a good hike. Even our own Continue reading →