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— ACQUISITIONS
North American tackle distributor Big Rock Sports will no longer pursue an acquisition of one of its key competitors, legacy distributor Maurice Sporting Goods. | For More...

— ARCHERY
Eliminations at the World Archery Championships saw Team USA come out strong, earning two individual shots at bronze. Then in an afternoon of team rounds for the compound archers, the U.S. men's team was on fire and catapulted themselves into the gold final. | For More...

— AWARDS
Sightmark products won a pair of 2017 Brilliance Awards from Optics Planet. One was for best boresighter, the Sightmark OPMOD G.U.M.B. Limited Edition Green Universal Boresight. Another was for Night Vision, the Sightmark Ghost Hunter Night Vision Goggle Kit. | For More...

— COMPETITION
Eliminations at the World Archery Championships yesterday saw Team USA come out strong in the morning sessions, earning two individual shots at bronze. Then in the afternoon, the U.S. men's team catapulted themselves into the gold final set for Saturday. | For More...

— CONTESTS
Outdoor Mentors has partnered with a local Kansas landowner, Bushnell, Cabela's, Scent Crusher, and Western Sky Taxidermy to bring you an awesome Kansas Deer Hunt Raffle package. | For More...

— EVENTS
The monthly Salamonie Senior Luncheon will take place Monday, Nov. 6, at Indiana's Salamonie Lake interpretive center. | For More...

Viridian Weapon Technologies' FACT Weapon-Mounted Cameras will be on display at the 2017 IACP Annual Conference and Exposition. During the event, law enforcement personnel in attendance will have the opportunity to interact with Viridian's FACT DUTY camera. | For More...

— GEAR
The 2017 Dark Ops HD Pro camera is the newest addition to the best-selling, smallest high-performance no-glow trail camera line in the hunting industry. Featuring an incredible .3 second trigger speed and .5 second recovery time, users will enjoy the remarkable high-end performance and 18MP picture quality along with a new video processor that produces incredible quality 1280 x 720 HD video clips with sound. | For More...

— HUNTING
If you hunt ring-necked pheasant in Utah, you have reason to be excited; the number of Utah's wild birds is up, more than 10,000 pen-reared pheasants will be released on public hunting areas, and the hunt on private land will be longer than last year. | For More...

Jason Robinson, upland game coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, is providing some tips to help you find pheasants and take a bird this fall. | For More...

This season, Utah hunters may take only one pintail a day. Starting with the 2018 – 2019 season, DWR biologists are suggesting that hunters be allowed to keep two pintails a day. | For More...

Safari Club International opposes efforts currently underway by the Humane Society of the United States and other anti-hunters to end the hunting of mountain lions and bobcats in Arizona by way of the ballot box. | For More...

— INDUSTRY
The Fierce Fury rifle has been named EDITORS CHOICE by ScoutLook.com in their 2017 review of Bolt-Action Rifles. | For More...

The Lone Star Outdoor News Foundation announced the appointment of Mimi Sams as the new Executive Director, and will begin work immediately. | For More...

Crosman Corp. announced that it has once again been awarded the contract to be the official supplier of sporter class air rifles for the Army JROTC program. The Army will purchase more than 13,000 Challengers, adding to the more than 4,000 rifles they purchased in 2016. | For More...

Defense Technology announced the release of its 40mm Blunt Impact Projectile (BIP) Collapsible Gel Rounds. This BIP round provides additional less lethal force options for law enforcement and military operators. | For More...

The Alabama Bass Trail is pleased to announce the 2017 Tournament Series generated an estimated economic impact on the Alabama economy of $3,113,066.04. | For More...

— JOBS
The Engineering Project Manager will manage all aspects of firearms product development projects, from beginning to end, with direct responsibility for project execution while leading indirect cross-functional team(s) to accomplish specific objectives in a given time frame and with available resources. | For More...

— NEW PRODUCTS
ScentLok Full Season Taktix Jacket and Pants are now available in Realtree Original camo. | For More...

Browning's new 2017 Dark Ops HD Pro cameras feature a .3 second trigger speed and .5 second recovery time and users will enjoy the performance and 18MP picture quality along with a new video processor that produces 1280 x 720 HD video clips with sound. | For More...

— ONLINE
Numrich Gun Parts Corporation, America's leading supplier of obsolete and hard-to-find gun parts and accessories, announced the launch of its newly designed website and 'notify me' feature. | For More...

In the third episode of "Just the FACTs," champion shooter Rob Leatham joined Viridian to discuss a number of topics, including competition shooting, military training, his Springfield Armory career and more. | For More...

— ORGANIZATIONS
Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) has received a $30,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation's State Giving Program to assist with the organization's hunger relief effort in the state of Indiana. | For More...

The Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) and World Trophy Adventures (WTA) recently teamed up to provide USA members with better access to quality hunting and fishing destinations, while raising funds to support the USA's conservation mission. | For More...

More than 60,000 high school and college Future Farmers of America (FFA) members and alumni will convene in Indianapolis Oct. 25-28 to celebrate youth leadership in agriculture during the National Convention and Expo. And for the sixth year, Ducks Unlimited will have a strong present to spread the word about DU's waterfowl conservation mission. | For More...

Havalon Knives has signed as a WTU national sponsor. Havalon's origins are in the medical industry, making scalpels and other tools for surgeons. The transition from operating room to field dressing and skinning game is obvious, and the Havalon team started designing knives specifically for hunting. | For More...

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Natural Resources Conservation Service worked with a private landowner to permanently protect 2,132 acres of wildlife habitat in southeast Wyoming. | For More...

— PRODUCT NEWS
DoubleStar Corp introduced the Halcon-X "Non-Traditional Karambit" at the 2017 NASGW Expo and Annual Meeting. Developed by DoubleStar Corp. Director of Edged Weapons, Robert Cabrera, the Halcon-X optimizes cutting positions and striking angles for any military or self-defense situation. | For More...

Browning announced growth in their tactical Black Label knife line for 2017. Five new folding liner lock style knives have been added to the Black Label line: The Equal, Eradicate, Freeze Point, Blind Spot and Hysteria. | For More...

MidwayUSA announced the addition of the MidwayUSA Men's Short Sleeve Button-Up Shirt. It is constructed from a 55% Cotton, 45% Polyester blend, and features a single chest pocket, pointed collar, and regular fit. | For More...

— RADIO
This week, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio feature Brian Murphy, CEO of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), CEO of the National Deer Alliance (NDA), Nick Pinizzotto plus an accomplished avid deer hunter from Kansas, Tim Donges with the Bluestem Kansas Branch of QDMA. | For More...

This week's edition features dog trainer Bill Zimmerman, Wildlife Research Center director of marketing Paul Marion, charter captain Dan Welsch and archery expert JC Chamberlin | For More...

Rob Keck, Bass Pro Shops' director of conservation, and his guests provide listeners with the latest information about hunting, fishing and wildlife conservation. | For More...

— RECREATION
Michigan – fast cementing its reputation as the nation's Trails State for rich offerings to a variety of trail users – boasts more than a thousand miles of state-designated trails open to equestrian riders and 20-plus equestrian-friendly campgrounds located in many Michigan state parks and on state forestland. | For More...

— RELIEF EFFORTS
FireDisc customers, vendors and investors stepped up to help donate 75 emergency FireDisc cookers for the on-going relief efforts in Florida following the widespread devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. The cookers have been distributed to area first responders, as well as volunteers and will continue to be put to use providing meals for those affected by the storm | For More...

— RETAIL
Crate Club September crates made their way to eager gear enthusiasts across the country. Each box included a variety of high-quality tactical and survival gear that is sourced, tested and approved by Special Operations veterans. | For More...

Now thru March 30, 2018, ice anglers will have the opportunity to gear up with the most advanced ice fishing sonar model ever developed AND get a free high-definition map of their favorite lake while they're at it. | For More...

— SHOOTING GEAR
ThermoBlock Shooting Bags, with built in "heat-shield" and 2x thicker ballistic woven fabric, are superior to traditional shooting bags when bench-resting MSR-type rifles. Made by the Allen Company, are durable and heat resistant. | For More...

— STATES
The Michigan Wildlife Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Department of Natural Resources Customer Service Center in Traverse City, Michigan. | For More...

The Board of Trustees of the Alabama Forever Wild Land Trust will hold its fourth quarterly meeting on November 9, 2017, at the 4-H Conference Center in Columbiana. | For More...

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will hold a town hall meeting on chronic wasting disease Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the Ash Foundation Building, located within the Montcalm County Fairgrounds in Greenville, Michigan. | For More...

As part of the Get Out and Fish! community fishing program, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is stocking our community fishing sites this month with adult-sized channel catfish. | For More...

The statewide pheasant season kicks off tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 21), and a new interactive pheasant-stocking map on the Game Commission's website will be updated throughout the season to include all properties where birds will be released, and direct hunters to the likeliest areas to find pheasants on each property. | For More...

Municipal waterline construction has begun in the Town of Bennington and the Village of North Bennington. Water service will be extended to properties with on-site wells contaminated or threatened by perfluooctanoic acid (PFOA) in the area where the State of Vermont and Saint-Gobain have settled Saint-Gobain's liability. | For More...

Nebraskans wanting to donate or receive harvested deer can participate in the Deer Exchange, a program designed to bring together hunters who have a surplus of deer with recipients willing to accept the deer meat. | For More...

A Go Fund Me campaign has been started to raise reward money for an unsolved moose poaching case that took place in September. The campaign was started by Craftsbury Common resident Cindi Bollettieri. | For More...

Thanks to a little kindness and understanding from a softball coach, Oklahoma now has a new record typical elk in its Cy Curtis Awards Program. And the record-holder is just 15 years old. | For More...

Changes to bag and size limits for fish in certain bodies of water and adding the rusty patched bumble bee to the list of state endangered species were among the rule changes approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Oct. 18, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). | For More...

— TELEVISION
Destination America takes you on adventures from Colorado to the East Coast and all the way down to Key West. | For More...

There are few things better than a late season duck hunt in Kansas with Shallow Creek Outfitters. A hidden gem in the middle of America, Outfitter Romanian Dave has got it going on. Close range duck shooting, fantastic dog work and a historic lodge to boot all make this hunt an annual dream trip for any serious waterfowler. | For More...

Doug makes his competition debut at the NRA World Shooting Championship in Glengary, West Virginia. Shooting the Open Professional Division, and using his own firearms and ammunition, Doug's shooting skills are tested during the three day match. | For More...

The smack down is on in Tennessee as the guys at Mallard Estates host Mike Morgan on a multi species waterfowl blast fest. Good hunting and good friends equals a great time. Along on the hunt is good buddy of MOJO®'s. Mike Plein of Toxic Calls. | For More...

— WASHINGTON
Twenty-four conservation organizations, including the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) have sent a letter to Congressional leadership urging Congress to take action on wildfire funding and forest management policy reforms. | For More...

— WORKSHOPS
Indiana's Raccoon State Recreation Area will host a Trapper Education Course on Saturday, Nov. 4 and Sunday, Nov. 5. | For More...

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