TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2023   |   SUBSCRIBE    ARCHIVES   

ACQUISITIONS
Fore Runner Brand Feeds, LLC announced effective Jan 1., 2023 that they have acquired ownership of the Monster Meal™ brand of wildlife feed and attractants. Fore Runner is a Council Bluffs, Iowa based company organized around decades experience in the hunting, real property, and real property management sectors.
ATA
The 2023 Archery Industry Masterclass took place in Indianapolis on Wednesday, Jan. 10, but if you missed the in-person event, you can still purchase the course and gain access to the recorded content in the MyATA Learning Center.
AWARDS
TightSpot Quiver is proud to announce that they have been named "Best Quiver Company" by consumers in Bowhunter Planet's 2022 Golden Arrow Awards. This prestigious award recognizes the top companies in the archery industry, and TightSpot is honored to have been chosen for this distinction, voted by the consumers themselves.
Once again, Easton has been selected as the most-favored arrow brand by the readers of Bowhunting World magazine in the 2023 Readers’ Choice voting. I

MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company devoted to making mission-specific packs, is proud to announce that the new POP-UP 30 and 40 hunting packs brought home silver honors in the 2023 ATA New Product Launch Awards following the recent Archery Trade Association Show.
The ATA Trade Show continued to prove why it’s the best place to see, test and buy the latest archery equipment and accessories all under one roof as more than 120 new products were released at the 2023 event in Indianapolis last week. Three products were recognized with New Product Launch Awards, including climbing sticks from Latitude Outdoors (gold), packs from Mystery Ranch (silver) and a sight from Redline Bowhunting (bronze).
Buck Knives, Inc., a global leader in the outdoor, sporting, and everyday carry (EDC) knife markets, announces that the company’s knives have received recognition for being a leading knife brand with hunters across America and for several newly released knife models.
GAS Bowstrings is honored to be named the 2023 Bowhunting World- Reader’s Choice Award Gold Winner. This will be the fourth consecutive time that GAS Bowstrings has earned this prestigious award in the five years the company has been in operation. GAS Bowstrings is Gold!

TightSpot Quiver, the unrivaled leader in quiver technology, has taken the hunting industry by storm by winning the 2023 Readers' Choice Gold Award in the Quiver category by the readers of Bowhunting World magazine.
COMPETITION
Bowtech is proud to share that Paige Pearce did it again at the Montana Open. Paige made sure to stay on top of her game before heading to Nimes, France, for some fierce competition.
Bowtech Archery, a leading manufacturer of high-performance archery equipment and a brand under the Pure Archery Group, is proud to announce its participation in the Nimes World Series event. The event, which takes place from January 20th-22nd, will feature some of the world's top archers and the latest archery equipment and technology.
Team Mathews Pro Shooter Lisell Jaatma has her third victory at the Sud de France Archery Tournament located in Nimes, France.

Bowtech, a leading manufacturer of archery equipment and the company that Refuses to Follow', made their debut at the recent Nimes World Series event and it was a success. The company's professional shooters Kyle Douglas, Paige Pearce, and Tim Gillingham performed exceptionally well, finishing in the top five, sixth, and seventh, respectively.
Rising Phoenix Archery in Troy, Michigan held the first Indoor regional of the competition season for Michigan S3DA. On the morning of the archery shoot, the fierce Michigan winter weather reared its head as the area received snow and chilly conditions. Still, archers from five different teams across the state braved the weather and made it to the indoor range to compete.
Approximately, 82 archers from across the state of Michigan gathered in Stanton, Michigan at the Central Michigan Sportsman’s Club for the second Michigan S3DA Indoor regional of the 2023 competition season.
Wisconsin S3DA recently held two indoor target regional tournaments on the same weekend in the northern and southern sections of the state to provide archers and their families a venue closer to their home and a safer distance to travel, especially with some of the recent Wisconsin weather. The first regional of the weekend took place on Saturday, January 7th, 2023, as Winneconne Youth Archery hosted archers from fourteen teams at Woodeye’s/Critter’s Wolf River Sports.

The Tennessee Miller Coliseum located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee is an enormous venue used for multiple events including the most recent Tennessee S3DA Indoor Regional. Archers of all ages filled the morning lines and the afternoon lines to max capacity. Nearly 200 archers from fifteen teams across the state competed in the third Indoor Regional of the season.
The largest indoor archery tournament on the East Coast kicks off at noon Thursday, Jan. 26, when the first line commences shooting at the 2023 Lancaster Archery Classic, which runs through Sunday, Jan. 29.
COMPETITIONS
Three GAS Bowstrings pro shooters made it through their elimination matches to make it into the gold and bronze medals shoot-offs at this year’s Sud de France-Nimes Archery Tournament.
EVENTS
Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting conservation organization, is excited to announce their all-star lineup of guests and speakers for the 33rd Biennial Convention taking place in Reno, Nevada, April 12-15, 2023. The Pope and Young Convention has always been a place to come and meet with some of the best bowhunters on the planet, and this year is no exception.
INDUSTRY
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are proud to announce the hiring of Eric Sytsma as the organization’s first habitat protection officer. A longtime employee of the organization in the state of Iowa, Sytsma’s new primary role will be to accelerate efforts to permanently protect habitat in priority upland bird landscapes.
STAN Outdoors has announced an all-new Contingency Program for the 2023 season. STAN Outdoors will be awarding amateur contingency in the form of Lancaster Archery Supply gift cards and will also offer a cash contingency payout in professional divisions.
For a fourth time in the company’s five-year history, GAS Bowstrings has been named the Reader’s Choice Award Gold Winner in the 2023 Bowhunting World voting.
Industry leader TenPoint Crossbow Technologies is excited to announce that Dave Noll has been named the company’s 2022 Rep of the Year. Dave is a Regional Manager with MWS Associates, Inc. in charge of VA, NC, WV, and East TN.
JOBS
The primary objective of the Brands Sales Representative is to increase sales of Kinsey’s Inc. private label brands & OEM through the implementation of multi-channel strategies
This position is an hourly base + uncapped commission role with a full benefit package including Health, Dental, 401k, PTO, life insurance and employee discount. The ideal candidate for this position is customer obsessed while being able to balance driving key performance metrics.
The Director of Trade Show develops and directs the overall strategic planning, budget, and execution of the ATA’s annual trade show. Collaborates with stakeholders, sales, and marketing to develop the business objectives, concepts, deliverables, and timelines for the show. Submission Procedure: Please submit a resume, cover letter, full contact information, salary requirements/range and three references to jennifermazur@archerytrade.org. Submissions without full contact information and cover letters will not be reviewed. Please list “Trade Show Director” in the subject line.
The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for overseeing the strategic management of the global supply chain network for Kinsey Brands.
MEDIA
Chef Yia Vang is ready to chase, harvest, cook and eat all the crazy creatures that have overstayed their welcome in the Outdoor Channel new original series Feral continuing Monday nights during the "Taste of the Wild” block at 9 p.m. ET.
Airing Tuesday nights at 8:30 p.m. ET on Sportsman Channel, Canada in the Rough features the majestic mountains of British Columbia, the mysterious bogs of Newfoundland, the mystical boreal forest of Ontario's Canadian Shield and the desert-like beauty of the high Arctic. The crew takes their cameras across Canada’s vast and wondrous land to bring viewers a hunting experience they won't find anywhere else.
NEW PRODUCTS
Victory Archery™, The Carbon Arrow Experts, upholds the industry standard for high-quality target arrows with the new VFT.
Outdoor Edge, America’s leading manufacturer of knives and tools for all things outdoors, has added a compact 2.5-inch knife to its incredibly popular carry line of RazorSafe® replaceable blade knives. This new compact size is perfect for everyday carry with a 6.0” overall length and features the patented push button blade release and new black oxide coated blades.
In collaboration with TightSpot, SEVR Broadheads has developed the perfect quiver for mechanical broadheads. The SEVR Max Grip quiver holds five arrows and features TightSpot's all-new vented hood.
ORGANIZATIONS
The South Carolina Waterfowl Association’s Gary Dietrich Wildlife Apprentice Program is a 2-year graduate program with the goal of improving habitat management throughout the Southeast. For one of the apprentices, his time with SCWA has come full circle.
Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting conservation organization, is excited to announce that Bosley’s Tire and Wheel has joined the club as a Silver Level Corporate Partner.
 
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