Redding Reloading Equipment introduces new die sets in 6.5 PRC for 2019. They will be available in Type–S and Type-S Match Die sets for the most demanding handloading enthusiasts.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recommends that paddlers wait for warmer weather to let the water temperatures rise slowly. It could be several weeks before water temperatures are ideal and safe.
BoatUS Foundation and Freedom Boat Club San Francisco offer a choice of two fun on-water boat training courses taught aboard single-engine powerboats: Intro to Boating and Women Making Waves, Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, at the club’s location at Emeryville Marina, 3310 Powell St., Emeryville.

The 1st Annual Swordfish Cup, a tournament with a popular 24-hour format, will be held July 27-28, 2019. Anglers around the world will be eligible to compete in their respective time zones.
Professional angler and TrueTimber brand ambassador Edwin Evers wrapped up the Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour Stage Three last weekend in fourth place, giving him three top-five finishes for the season. With a second-place finish in Stage One, a dominating win in Stage Two and fourth in the latest Stage Three, Evers currently has the most points on MLF’s Bass Pro Tour.
Bass anglers can still take part in Shimano’s annual owner’s tournament taking place this Saturday, April 6 on Kentucky’s Lake Cumberland.
Ranger Boats Pros Jeremy Lawyer and Jacob Powroznik swept this weekend’s major tour events with Lawyer taking first at the FLW Tour event on Grand Lake in Oklahoma and Powroznik topping the leaderboard at Major League Fishing’s Bass Pro Tour Stage Three out of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Monica Alexander and James Alexander, both of Aransas Pass, Texas, weighed a two-fish limit that totaled 17.44 pounds to win the first regular-season event for the Texas Division of the IFA Redfish Tour presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s on March 30 at Port Aransas, Texas.
Fil Spencer of Corpus Christi, Texas, measured a combined limit of 49.00 inches to win the first regular-season event for the 2019 Texas Division of the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour on March 31 at Port Aransas, Texas.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program invites everyone to explore the remarkable world of air rifle competition, April 4-6, 2019, as hundreds of coaches, competitors and spectators arrive in the Sandy area for the 2019 CMP Three-Position Regional Air Rifle Championships, held at the Mountain America Expo Center.
As a title sponsor of the Bassmaster High School Series and the official pattern of B.A.S.S., Mossy Oak Fishing is excited to congratulate Westin Moss and Josh Willis from Whitwell High School in Whitwell, Tennessee, on their Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Southern Open win at Alabama's Guntersville Lake.

The United States Concealed Carry Association announced that its upcoming annual expo will include a special showroom devoted solely for responsibly-armed women. The Women’s Concealed Carry Showroom will allow attendees to try women-specific carry options with specific product and service recommendations for female firearms owners, shooters and instructors.
Civilian Marksmanship Program staff members host its second annual CMP 5K Range Run & 1K Fun Run on Sept. 28, 2019, at the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park.
The Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center in Mattawan (Van Buren County) – now open for the season – will offer a variety of programs this spring, including a wildlife photography class April 27 and an art market May 4.
Safari Club International is finalizing arrangements to hold the 2020 Annual Hunters' Convention February 5-8 in Reno, Nevada, rather than the previously scheduled dates of January 15-18.

More than 30 youths learned about conservation and hunting while experiencing the thrill of the shooting sports firsthand Sunday, March 31 during the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) Nashville Area Get Youth Outdoors Day.
The SIG SAUER P320 XCOMPACT, now available in retail stores, is a modular, striker-fired, 9mm pistol that combines concealability with full-size XSERIES features.
Performance Center announced that it has nine new models of M&P Shield M2.0 pistols that include a longer, 4 inch barrel and slides designed for red dot optics. For the first time ever, the Performance Center M&P Shield M2.0 is available with a slide cut for optics and ships with a red dot included, delivering a slim, red-dot ready concealed carry pistol.
Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. announced that the REC10 is now available at dealers for civilian purchase. Barrett has spent many hours perfecting the semi-automatic 308 rifle and it's shipping now.

The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) newest report, Economic Contribution of the 2018 Recreational Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic, shows South Atlantic anglers were enthusiastic participants in the region’s 2018 recreational red snapper season, spending $23.6 million during the limited opening.
Florida’s 2018 recreational red snapper season was the most robust of the South Atlantic states according to the American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) newest report, Economic Contribution of the 2018 Recreational Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is planning to treat hydrilla on Lake Lawne on April 4, weather permitting.
Channel catfish move close to shore and are eager to bite in many lakes and the large reservoirs across Iowa just after the ice is gone. The bite starts sooner in the southern Iowa impoundment since they lose ice a week or two before northeast Iowa natural lakes.

Several Utah agencies are asking for the public’s help in improving the health of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir fishery. The most beneficial step anglers can take is to keep the small lake trout they catch.
Nebraska's Grove Trout Rearing Station in Antelope County stocked the following lakes: Humboldt City Park Lake, 350 trout; Auburn Rotary Club Lake, 800; Stanton Lake, Falls City, 200; and Pawnee City Pond, 300.
By winning the Murray State Invitational this past weekend, McKendree University overtakes Bethel University for the lead in the race for the 2019 School of the Year.
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DeSantis Gunhide introduces 13 holster fits for the H&K VP9-B. These include the #001 Thumb Break Scabbard, the #062 Apache Ankle Rig and more.

Vermont hunters took 5,878 turkeys during last year’s spring youth weekend and May seasons.
At their February meeting, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Commissioners passed new deer hunting rules that take effect starting with the opening of archery and crossbow seasons in Zone A on Aug. 3, 2019.
“There is no doubt, without support from leading companies like ALPS Outdoorz the advancement of wildlife recovery, clean streams and new research needed for today’s changing social and environmental challenges would not be possible” says Craig Alderman of the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation (QUWF).
FN America, LLC is pleased to announce that the company was recognized for its exemplary safety record by the South Carolina Manufacturer’s Alliance.

Davidson’s announced it has added Shadow Systems with an intial focus on the MR918 series of pistols. The Shadow Systems MR918 is a multi-role 9mm pistol.
Night Fision is pleased to announce a partnership with Zanders Sporting Goods. Zanders is now a full line distributor for Night Fision products.
MYSTERY RANCH recently announced Luke Mayfield as the company’s new Fire Program Manager.
Viridian Weapon Technologies is now shipping the E Series red laser sight for the Mossberg MC1sc pistol. It fits the pistol without hampering concealability and can be purchased as a package from Mossberg or as an accessory from Viridian.

Birchwood Casey announced the Gun Plumber Handgun Tool. A folding tool set, it has all the tools you need to keep a revolver, 1911 and/or striker fired handgun in operation.
The heart of the CADENCE™ stabilizer resides in the dual vibration-dampening disc configuration. The discs, made of a high-energy-absorbing material, are placed in perpendicular alignment to effectively absorb vibrations.
Bear & Son Cutlery, manufacturer of premium made-in-the-USA knives, adds a new series of pocket knives to the 2019 lineup with Bear Branded Bone knives.
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Bear & Son Cutlery, manufacturer of premium made-in-the-USA knives, adds a new series of pocket knives to the 2019 lineup with Bear Branded Bone knives.
Mossy Oak GO is now streaming “Modern Vintage,” an all-new short film presented by Timney Triggers and produced by Slate and Glass Productions.
Nikon introduces the new PROSTAFF P5, a continuation of that legacy wrapped up in a one-inch main body tube and a versatile 4x zoom ratio with a wide field of view and increased image detail throughout the magnification range.
Whitetails Unlimited has provided merchandise incentives to entice hunters in Wyoming to complete the Big Game Survey. WTU has been providing merchandise to the Wyoming Fish & Game Department since 2015 and plans to continue to do so in the future.
Tree Stand Safety Awareness Foundation (TSSA) is pleased to announce that multiple additional partners will be joining TSSA this year in their efforts to elevate tree stand safety awareness.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the recent poaching of a mule deer, believed to be a buck in which only the hide and head were taken, found March 21 in the Kitty Litter Mine area, about one mile from the Sycamore Trailer Park on Camp Wood Road near Bagdad.
Reward your canine hunting buddy for a job well done with Realtree Turducken Blend Dog Treats.
Honor Defense announces a new website experience that lets customers design and purchase their own custom firearm online. Consumers have more than 900 possible variations, choosing from custom slides, different grip configurations in 10 different colors, different barrel and slide lengths, Tritium or stock sights, laser options and Manual Thumb Safety options.
Blaser USA makers ofshotguns like the F3 and the F16 have agreed to support the Scholastic Clay Target Program again in 2019 as a Platinum Sponsor.
Mercury Marine continues its longstanding support of B.A.S.S. with the announcement of a new premier sponsorship of the world’s largest fishing organization.
Mc3 Stocks is joining several top manufacturers in the precision shooting industry to support the upcoming Silent Night long-range shooting match. This event is to be held April 5-7 in Ninnekah, Oklahoma.
The Mississippi Flyway Law Enforcement Council recently named Iowa DNR Conservation Officer Steven Griebel as its 2018 Officer of the Year.
To prepare for the upcoming season, hatchery crews from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) have been working since last year to stock millions of fish in lakes throughout the state.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will hold the 2019 spring auction on May 4, at the Elwell Family Food Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines.
The Indiana DNR Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology will recognize outstanding efforts in the field by presenting the 2019 Indiana Historic Preservation Awards at the Preserving Historic Places conference on Thursday, April 11 at the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse, Evansville.
Pendleton County, West Virginia proudly announce it is open for business. With a number of available industrial properties, and a willing workforce, this rural county says it is is "the perfect base of operations for companies in the firearms and outdoor industries."
On this week of Keith Warren’s Deer and Wildlife Stories, Keith goes to the Texas Hill Country to visit Rockin R’ Whitetails. At Rockin R’, you’ll see some of the most talked about deer in the deer industry such as High Expectations and Paparazzi.
Shooting USA covers the 2019 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show. Jim and John Scoutten and Chris Cerino run the aisles to report what’s making news in firearms, ammo, and accessories in a full hour of non-stop reporting.
Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks Sportsman Channel and 
Outdoor Channel continue to experience impressions growth among Men 25-54 to start 2019. 
Over the past few weeks, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) and partners in the sporting conservation community have urged Members of Congress to support significant funding for many pro-sporting related programs within the upcoming FY 2020 appropriations budget.
Event Calendar

APRIL 9-10
NSSF Congressional Fly-in

Washington, DC (Website)

APRIL 10-13
Pope and Young Club 31st Biennial Convention

La Vista Hotel and Conference Center - Omaha, Nebraska

2019 HSCF Sporting Clays Tournament

Greater Houston Gun Club, 

MAY 6-8
Firearms Industry Compliance Conference

PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (Website)

JUNE 2-5
NSSF Industry Summit

Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, Colorado (Website)

JUNE 7-9
D.C. Project Foundation’s 3-Gun Fundraiser

Reveille Peak Ranch, Burnet, Texas. Contact: Dianna Muller Info:

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