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ACQUISITIONS

GSM Outdoors, a multi-brand manufacturer and technology innovator of premium, specialized hunting and shooting products, is pleased to announce the addition of New Archery Products (NAP) to the GSM family of brands.

 

AWARDS

The 2018 Delta McKenzie ASA Classic was held August 2nd – 5th in Cullman, Alabama. During the event, the Scholastic 3-D Archery Association presented the Trey Spencer Memorial Scholarships. 

 

CONSERVATION

Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever, along with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) are challenging upland hunters to harvest four upland bird species this fall to complete the Nebraska Upland Slam for 2018

A 120-acre tract of wildlife and riparian habitat in western Montana, under threat of development, is now permanently protected and open to public access thanks to timely collaborative work by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners.

 

EVENTS

AO Coolers will attend the upcoming The “Rendezvous” Mid-States industry trade show. 

 

Work Sharp Outdoor, the leading manufacturer of knife and tool sharpeners, is partnering with Benchmade Knife Company to encourage individuals to #WorkSharpStaySharp in celebration of Annual Knife Day, which takes place nationwide August 24.

Safari Club International’s 47th International Hunters’ Convention is returning to Reno, Nevada. Known as the Ultimate Sportsmen’s Market™, the convention runs Jan. 9-12, 2019, at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada.

 

 

Leupold & Stevens, Inc., has announced that it will become the presenting sponsor of the Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show, the largest consumer outdoor show in the west. In addition, Leupold will be sponsoring the local Washington and Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Shows.

 

GEAR

With exclusive access to the most sophisticated materials and resins used in the design and construction of aerospace vessels, luxury cars, golf shafts and much more, Victory Archery has a strong advantage over the competition.

Tired of battling mice and squirrels chewing up you tree stand seat, well end that battle with The Tree Stand Replacement Seat from ThermaSeat.

INDUSTRY

RubLine Marketing, an industry leading marketing firm is proud to announce we will be the official marketing firm on record for FieldTorq. “Our office has been following FieldTorq Knives for some time now.

Scholastic 3-D Archery has named Jeremy Blackmon of Pensacola, FL as the Southern National Coordinator which will add another level of leadership within the program in the southern states by increasing communication from the national to local level, as well as ensuring that there is consistency in following the rules, mission, and ethical stance of the S3DA program. J

 

Zanders Sporting Goods, a national distributor located in Sparta, Illinois, proudly announces that it is now a completely woman-owned business. 

 

Scholastic 3-D Archery has added another level of leadership within the program by implementing Northern and Southern National Coordinator positions. 

 

S3DA has continued its goal of expanding into the Western United States. S3DA student participation alone has tripled during the 2016-2017 period.

 

In anticipation of current Brand Manager Jim Godfrey’s retirement in August, Tennessee Farmers Cooperative (TFC) has announced the hiring of two key management employees to fuel the continued expansion of Monster Meal attractants and nutritional supplements.

 RubLine Marketing, an industry leading marketing firm is proud to announce we are the official marketing agency on record for Wrap A Strap.

 

Whitetails Unlimited awarded a $2,400 grant to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department for an upcoming wildlife studies. 

 

MEDIA

 The latest episode of “Elements” from Mossy Oak Capture features Bass Pro Shop’s JP Morris, Chuck Belmore and Jon Justice as they face a night on the water in Venice, LA, in search of the prehistoric monster that's part alligator, part fish - the alligator gar. 

This week on The Revolution with Jim and Trav, it’s all about The Perfect Shot. Tune in as we talkpopular calibers, custom long-range rifles, matching your caliber and ammunition to the game you pursue as well as concealed carry, holsters, and much more. Joining us will be Gregg Ritz, host of “Hunt Masters”, then Derrick Ratliff, President and Founder ofHorizon Firearmsas well as Eric Rice from Sticky Holsters

DENVER – Independent television networks Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel don’t often find themselves compared in viewership statistics with the likes of NBC Sports Network, Fox, NatGeo, ESPN, NFL Network, MLB Network, NBATV, History or Golf Channel, to name a few more highly-distributed networks. 

The President’s Outdoor Scholars Program at the University of Montevallo has started sharing its special hunting and fishing trips with the rest of the world via its new YouTube series, "Outdoor Scholars TV."

 

This week on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio host Rob Keck is celebrating National Shooting Sports Month with three notable guests who practice and teach firearm safety, and exercise proper stewardship of our land.

 

NEW HIRES

Gearhead Archery, the manufacturer of superior compound bows and crossbows is pleased to announce the addition of Aaron Tedford, Justin Ertel and Wayne Risner into their sales force. 

 

David Bloch, president and founder of Outdoor Edge announced today that the company has added three new employees to its staff. 

 
NEW PRODUCTS

The 200 Pound Capsule Feeder is perfect for small acreage property owners who want the exibility to move the feeder around with ease and features and integrated bases with handles, and the patented ground-sitting capsule design eliminates the dangers of working under a 400 lb barrel. 

Innovative “BowSlicker” bow sling as an easy and practical bow carry and protection solution. 

The Innovative FieldTorq knife increases field dressing performance and safety. 

Nockturnal® introduced the FIT™ universal lighted nock, designed to fit X-diameter and larger arrows, in 2017. 

Tactacam packs more features in their 5.0 adding 3 customizable preset modes, 1 touch operation, remote sync for controlling multiple cameras with one remote and the ability to Live Stream.

With its patented coring technology, Flying Arrow’s PHARMAKON 3 is like no other broadhead in the industry.

Mossy Oak is excited to announce that Elevation will feature Mossy Oak Break-Up Country on two new bow case designs. 

 

Offering the feel of a sneaker with the durability of a boot, the Nike SFB Field 2 GTX Realtree EDGE Camo Boot  is designed to be an extension of the outdoorsman's body, while enhancing balance, endurance, speed, adaptivity and prowess. 

 

Carbon Express®, renowned for integrating cutting-edge technology into their archery products, introduced the new Maxima® Badlands as their most high-tech crossbolt design to date. 

Carbon Express®, the renowned leader in carbon arrow technology and design, introduced a new high-performance hunting arrow developed specifically for youth archers with low-poundage bows that shoot field points and broadheads. 

Delivering first-rate performance to users from novice to expert, the new X-Force® Blade™ Pro Crossbow by Carbon Express® features heart-pounding speed and staggering accuracy in an extremely versatile and affordable package. 

OtterBox’s new Yampa Dry Duffle in Realtree EDGE joins coolers and tumblers in OtterBox's outdoor line and is available in 35-liter70-liter or 105-liter versions.

The industry pioneer in electronic hearing protection and enhancement, is now shipping to dealers and distributors the much-anticipated EXCEL Series digital electronic muffs. 

Cuddeback, an industry leading trail camera company who designs products in the USA for performance and reliability is pleased to introduce the all-new H20 Long Range IR Camera.

PARTNERSHIPS

Whitetails Unlimited President Jeff Schinkten has announced that Redneck Blinds has renewed as a WTU national sponsor.

 

SlickTrick Broadheads, makers of the world’s deadliest broadheads, announces today the continuation of their partnership with popular Sportsman Channel show, "Backwoods Life."

 

Realtree continues its legacy of supporting conservation of wildlife and habitat by renewing its sponsorship of National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) for 2018.

 

Duel Game Calls is known for realism in the woods through their innovative, patented dual chamber technology. Today, the company announces the continuation of their strong partnership with fan favorite Carbon TV show: "The Virtue.”

 

Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is honored to announce its continued support of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s (CSF) efforts to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting, trapping and conservation. 

 

 

Huntworth is proud to announce their partnership with Nick Hoffman, the Host of Nick’s Wild Ride on the Outdoor Channel.

PRODUCTS

Adding to the popular Adrenaline Series of hunting arrows, Carbon Express® delivers the new Adrenaline™ XSD. Featuring an extra-slim .166" diameter that minimizes wind drift and maximizes penetration, this shaft offers extreme performance on big game in combination with extreme long-range accuracy for even the most challenging shots.

PROMOTIONS

Parker Bows, the leading manufacturer of high quality Compound bows and Crossbows as well as RED HOT Crossbow Accessories is excited to launch the 30/30 Poison Promo. For a limited time, Parker is taking $30 off MSRP and providing a 30 day money back guarantee on the new Poison 30 and Poison 32 compound bows.

Earlier this summer Rinehart Targets®, manufacturer of the Best Archery Targets in the World, launched the biggest ‘cool’ factor to hit the archery industry with its Big Chill Summer Sweepstakes.  By completing a quick and simple entry form plus connecting with Rinehart on social media, any archer has a chance to take home the exclusive, larger than life Rinehart Abominable Snowman Target. 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is proud to announce the award of twenty-five (25) scholarships as part of its Dan L. Duncan Scholarship Program. The winners were chosen from hundreds of extremely qualified applicants.

 

TOURNAMENTS

Only a few short weeks after being crowned the 2018 IBO National Champion SURE-LOC® and TruFire® Professional Shooter Levi Morgan has earned the top spot at the 2018 ASA Classic and once again secured Male Open Pro Shooter of the Year. 

 

 Elite Archery’s young star, Alexis Ruiz, has proved once again that she’s a top contender on the competition archery field, having just earned three medals at the USA National Target Championships and U.S. Open tournaments in Dublin, Ohio over the weekend.

 

Aug. 17 - Aug. 18
Lancaster Archery Supply Bowhunters Extravaganza
Lancaster, Pa.
Aug. 24 - Aug. 26
Buckeye Classic
Dublin, OH
Sept. 3
Labor Day Observed, No Wires
Oct. 8
Columbus Day Federal Holiday - No Wires
Nov. 12
Veterans Day (Observed) No Wires
Nov. 22 - Nov. 23
Thanksgiving Holiday Observed No Wires
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