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ATTRACTANTS & SUPPLEMENTS
Deer love the smell and taste of BB2, but thanks to its higher level of nutrients, they are instinctively drawn to it because BB2 has what their bodies crave, what their bodies need, and is what will keep them coming back time after time.

BACKPACKS
Mystery Ranch, an industry-leading backpack company devoted to mission-specific products, announces that the company has collaborated with GORE™ OPTIFADE™ to offer its new Subalpine camouflage pattern on Mystery Ranch Packs.

CAMO
Realtree Camo Duvet Cover and Pillow Shams bring a rugged outdoors style to the bedroom and have a Velcro opening at the top for easy removal for laundering purposes.

COMPETITION
The ASA and Delta McKenzie have announced the lineup of targets for the 2018 tournament season. The 22-target range includes the strutting turkey and the Russian boar.

COMPETITON
Paige Pearce Gore of Red Bluff, Calif. took her first major indoor win this week at the second stage of the Indoor World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand.

CROSSBOWS
The new Sniper Elite Whisper™ has the same outstanding performance as the original Sniper, sending arrows down range at 370 fps, but the new Sniper Elite Whisper™ features the Whisper Silencing System™ package with integrated string suppressors and silencers for an even quieter shot.
Now there is a crossbow cocking sled that fits a multitude of crossbows and makes cocking them easy—SLIDEGUIDE from the Allen Company.

CWD
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing a special two-month mule deer hunt in south central Montana near where two bucks – which later tested positive for chronic wasting disease, or CWD – were killed earlier this fall.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources advises that, due a national shortage of testing kits, obtaining chronic wasting disease test results will take longer than normal. T

EQUIPMENT
Available at Orscheln Farm & Home, TractorSupply.com and Amazon.com, the Realtree Half-Ton Hauler may look like an ordinary cart, but it's far more.

EVENTS
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's 2017 Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Exposition runs in conjunction with the 10-day National Finals Rodeo and will take place Dec. 7-16 in the South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, upstairs from Cowboy Christmas.

FOOD PLOTS
Native American Persimmons are dioecious (meaning male and female plants), so when you have several trees not producing fruit they are either not mature enough (females usually reach sexual maturity at 6 to 10 years) or your male/female ratio is off.

GAME PREPARATION
Capable of hoisting up to 300 pounds, the Rack Jack 4x4 from Viking Solutions®, the industry leader in post-hunt trophy care accessories, can be used on the back of a UTV or a pickup truck.
Koola Buck, an industry leader in state-of-the-art meat processing products and the inventor of the Koola Buck portable refrigeration system, has introduced the Hide Ripper deer-skinning machine.
Hunting Made Easy (HME), an industry leader in hunting accessories, introduces the Hitch Hoist Swivel and Gambrel System, a heavy duty, well-constructed accessory that is an absolute game changer.

GEAR
Browning Camping announces its redesigned Side-by-Side sleeping bag. The updated chevron design looks both sleek as a double bag, or it can unzip to form two individual bags.

INDUSTRY
ScentLok's commitment to the hunting industry as a whole – as well as to producing only the finest-quality products to support the Complete Odor Management needs of individual hunters – is why the company keeps investing and growing.

JOBS
PRADCO is opening up 60 new jobs at its Fort Smith production facility, mostly centered around the 24-hour, Monday-Friday production of YUM plastics.

MEDIA
Boasting a star-studded lineup of celebrities and experts from professional sports, politics, the outdoor industry, Olympic athletes, and social media, Outdoor Speakers Bureau fills a growing need for outdoor-related event planners.
Outdoor Sportsman Group's MyOutdoorTV (MOTV) has taken a firm hold of media within the outdoor lifestyle industry as its global, subscription-based, video-on-demand (S-VOD) service boasts more than 11,000 episodes from its constantly-growing library of programs from Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network.

NASP
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will hold a basic archery instructor workshop Dec. 6 at Glencoe Charter School in Franklin from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for the Archery in Louisiana Schools Program (ALAS).

OFF-ROAD
BRP announces five new Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles, part of the company's ongoing emphasis to improve the rider experience and dramatically expand its side-by-side vehicle lineup.

ONLINE
From Mossy Oak Capture Digital Productions, Episode 8 of "The Obsessed" features Mark, Terry, Matt and Taylor Drury of Drury Outdoors as they talk about their obsession for hunting, wildlife and land management and sharing it with others.

ORGANIZATIONS
The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is pleased to announce that Heather Meaker has been promoted to Events and Field Operations Manager and Matt Ross has been promoted to Assistant Director of Conservation.

PARTNERSHIPS
Carbon Express announces a new sponsorship deal with Sportsman Channel's award-winning show "Leupold's Pigman: The Series." Host and producer Brian "Pigman" Quaca knows tough, and will not align himself with any product or brand that allows even the slightest chance of letting him down.
Kryptek Outdoor Group has formed a strategic partnership with Boyt Harness Company. Boyt will facilitate Kryptek's distribution in North America, focusing on the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

PRO STAFF
Elite Archery shooter Kris Schaff leaves Bangkok, Thailand and Stage 2 of the Indoor World Championships with a silver medal.
Winner's Choice Custom Bowstrings teammates Mike Schloesser and Kris Schaff each medaled at the Indoor World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand over the weekend.

RECOGNITION
The 2017 Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year is a star-studded awards show hosted annually by the United States Olympic Committee to honor and celebrate both the athletes and the team behind the team that puts USA on top of podiums around the world.

TELEVISION
Outdoor Channel announced the launch of its high definition (HD) channel on DIRECTV. Outdoor Channel is available in high definition on DIRECTV's Channel 606 and simulcast with the standard definition channel.
It may be getting colder, but the programing is heating up on Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network for the week of December 4-10.

TOYS
Realtree Compound Crossbow Set in Realtree Xtra by NKOK is the perfect Christmas gift for your little outdoor enthusiast. Featuring a new and improved design, this Realtree toy compound crossbow features more advanced safety mechanisms and a red LED scope.

Dec. 20
Final Editions of all Wires for 2017
Jan. 3
First Editions of 2018
Jan. 4 - Jan. 7
Jan. 11 - Jan. 13
Jan. 11 - Jan. 14
Jan. 15
MLK Federal Holiday No Wire Distributions
Jan. 23 - Jan. 26
Jan. 26 - Jan. 28
15th Annual Lancaster Archery Classic
Spooky Nook Sports, Manheim, Pa.
Jan. 26 - Jan. 28
Jan. 31 - Feb. 3
Feb. 3 - Feb. 11
Feb. 7 - Feb. 11
2018 Vegas Shoot
South Point Hotel & Spa, Las Vegas, Nev.
Feb. 7 - Feb. 11
2018 Vegas Shoot
South Point Hotel & Spa, Las Vegas, Nev.
Feb. 19
President's Day Holiday No Wires
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