Nosler’s E-Tip Ammunition line, an affordable lead-free ammo alternative for hunters who are required to or choose to use non-lead ammo, is now available in 223 Rem., 260 Rem., 6.5 PRC, 270 WSM, 300 WSM and more.
Dryshod, maker of waterproof footwear for farming and outdoor recreation, is pleased to introduce the new Barnstable farm boot for women.
The high-performance Easton A/C PRO COMP, renowned on the professional tournament circuit podiums worldwide, has now been optimized for field and hunting use in the new PRO COMP Hunting Series.

The Davey Awards has recognized the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s SHOT Show with a Gold Davey Award in its Design/Print category for the SHOT Show’s “Fully Loaded” print advertising.


Traditions Firearms announced awarding The W.L Carter Company as 2019 Rep Group of the Year. This award was presented in Las Vegas as part of pre-SHOT show activities.
QUWF is working with the Outdoor Fund 45to create better habitat for other species of quail across the country such as Mountain Quail and California Quail in the west and Bob White, Blue quail and Montezuma quail in the south west. “The Fund Partnership provides great results for so many additional species with the right planning and monitoring thanks to the vision of Johnny Morris” stated Nick Prough, Chief Wildlife Biologist of QUWF.
To make things easy for you, Hi Mountain Seasonings has the perfect Corned Venison recipe that will make your St. Patrick’s meal that will have your family and friends coming back for more.

Today on “Deer and Wildlife Stories”, Keith is in Texas visiting the G2 Ranch. When it comes to successful deer farms, G2 Ranch is the one of the top 10 best breeding programs in the business.
The Museum of 20th Century Warfare at Fort Harrison State Park will host a World War II Eastern Front reenactment on Saturday, March 7.
Located at Booth #723, Mossy Oak Fishing will be offering some of the best deals on some of the best fishing apparel and gear. In addition, there will be live appearances from the following members of the Mossy Oak Fishing Pros: Brandon Palaniuk, Gerald Swindle, Greg Hackney, Matt Lee, Kevin VanDam and Ott DeFoe.
With over 57,000 attendees, the National Wild Turkey Federation's 44th annual Convention and Sport Show was its most successful convention to date.

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), Marine Resources Division (MRD) announces Alabama state waters and federal waters will open for red snapper fishing for private anglers on Friday, May 22, 2020.
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The Ol' Tom Mesh Back Flyweight Shirt with Spine Pad in Realtree Timber Camo is light and breathable to combat warm-weather pursuits with ease.
The 500 features a generous fill weight and stops arrows up to 500 FPS giving long-lasting use from the large 24-inch square target face.
The newest line of reels from legendary rod and reel maker Abu Garcia, which will make their public debut at this year’s Bassmaster Classic Expo, bring a best-in-class combination of performance and features, which makes it easier than ever for anglers to be equipped with the gear that allows them to fish to win.

Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris recently presented the National Wild Turkey Federation with a check for $200,000 to support the organization’s efforts to conserve wildlife and habitat across a broad expanse of the Midwest and Southeastern United States.
The National Wild Turkey Federation Foundation Board awarded $200,000 to the NWTF in support of conservation work, research and hunting heritage programs.
The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is currently accepting proposals for the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. These funds are allocated to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops, which are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops.
Traditions™ Firearms announces The W.L Carter Company as their 2019 Rep Group of the Year. This award was presented in Las Vegas as part of pre-SHOT show activities with Tim Locker, Steve Kirkpatrick, and Brien Wiggins accepting the award on behalf of W.L Carter.

onX Offroad, in partnership with The Mint 400, announced today that the onX Offroad App is the official GPS map of The Mint 400.
Bill Hicks & Co., Ltd., a distributor of wholesale sporting goods, is excited to announce the addition of Randy Moeller to their executive team, in a key new role as Director of Sales.
Ten years ago, Griff and Hunter Jaggard began bringing high tech and portability to the gas-cooker market. This year, FIREDISC is celebrating the tenth anniversary of their high-quality, mobile cookers.
West Virginia SB 96 that would expand the state's firearms preemption statute to include "deadly weapons," including knives, was passed by the House 81-17. It now heads to Governor Jim Justice for his consideration.

Following the success of the T20, Sector Optics has now introduced its latest addition to their mini-thermal imager range. The T3 boasts four times the resolution of the T20 and double the battery life.
Dryshod is pleased to introduce the new Barnstable farm boot for women.
Check out the Infusion Series from Thermaseat, the “triple threat” cushion that makes you more of a threat on the hunt! The Infusion Series is a must-have product featuring a three-layer design including everything you need to stay warm and dry in order to hunt longer.
Abu Garcia's new Zata line, which includes baitcasting and spinning reels, as well as baitcasting and spinning combos, will debut at the Bassmaster Classic Expo, which runs in conjunction with this year’s Bassmaster Classic in Birmingham, Alabama.
Vermont state law requires that ice fishing shanties be removed from the ice before the ice weakens, according the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.
With the CMP celebrating its 24th anniversary in 2020, the organization has decided to recognize those Affiliated Clubs that have upheld two decades or more of dependable support, claiming a spot on the 20 Year Affiliated Club list.
The Conservation Federation of Missouri will honor citizen conservationists and natural resource professionals with the 2019 Conservation Achievement Awards on Friday, March 6th, during their Annual Convention.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Shrimp Advisory Panel on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, EST.
Backwoods Designs CNC has renewed their Whitetails Unlimited national sponsorship.
Using UrgeMedia’s partnership with Clear offers insights to your influencer’s demographics.
The Student Air Rifle Program (SAR) announces its expansion into Kansas via a sustainable partnership with Kansas Wildlife Parks & Tourism’s Hunter Education Program
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is holding a public meeting on March 18 in Bethel to answer questions and record public comment on the proposed 2020-2030 Big Game Plan.
Vermont state law requires that ice fishing shanties be removed from the ice before the ice weakens, according the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.
Public hearings on the status of waterfowl populations and proposed waterfowl hunting seasons for the State of Vermont and Lake Champlain zone in New York will be held Tuesday, March 10, in Whitehall, New York and March 12 in Winooski, Vermont.
Prescribed burns are planned this spring on some Nebraska Game and Parks Commission wildlife management areas (WMA), state parks (SP), state recreation areas (SRA) and state historical parks (SHP) where weather conditions allow.
On Sunday, sixth-grader Greer Gammon and Andrew Terry, a seventh-grader, from Dickson County High School in Tennessee, used a Ned rig and a shaky head to take home the title during the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster Junior Series event at Smith Lake with three spotted bass weighing 6 pounds, 9 ounces.
In their first high school tournament outside the state of South Carolina, Alex Bradley and Rylan Greene of Chapman High School caught five bass that weighed 12 pounds, 11 ounces Sunday to take home the title at the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series at Smith Lake presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors.
Tune in to watch “The Great American Fisherman” Roland Martin’s Sportsman Channel show, Fishing with Roland Martin on Sundays at 4 p.m. ET.
Spring has sprung in the Sunshine State, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding residents and visitors this is a very important time of year for wildlife.
During March, Montana WILD programs will focus on more than just raptors. Programs will be offered Mondays and Fridays at 4 p.m. with a different focus each week.

At this writing, we have at least 100 Americans suffering from Coronavirus, with at least six people in Washington State having died from the infection. And as the impact of the virus becomes more obvious, it’s increasingly clear that there will be more events impacted, directly or indirectly by fears of the virus.

As we reported, the first international event to fall in the outdoor space was IWA 2020. With U.S. companies scrambling about what to do with show assets already on the ground in Germany, the organization hadn’t really offered much in the way of assistance in decision-making other than saying the event would be staged “at a later date in 2020”. If you’re a U.S. gun company with a ticking clock on how long your firearms can remain in Germany, that’s not much consolation.

Today, we’re told IWA will be held in September- and it appears arrangements have been made to accommodate companies who are now looking at rebooking, re-shipping or rescheduling virtually everything associated with this very significant show.

And it appears the virus that knocked the recovery out of the stock markets may be abating. Yesterday, stocks staged their biggest single-day recover ever, picking up more than 1,200 points in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Despite the Dow, however, there’s not much doubt that the coronavirus will continue to impact everything from fishing -where baits and components may get scarce later in the year- to smartphone repairs.

Right now, there are reported cases of coronavirus in eleven states: Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, New York, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin.

But U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams is still cautioning people not to panic. “Caution is appropriate,” Adams says, “Preparedness is appropriate. Panic is not.”

Despite that, you’ll notice there are some things getting downright hard-to-find on the shelves in your local pharmacy: latex gloves and paper N-95 surgical masks. Those, we’re told, are being stockpiled in two places: the manufactures and households where residents are hoarding them “just in case.”

3M and other companies are churning out the masks as rapidly as they can make them, asking their customers to “stop buying them up so healthcare workers can have the equipment they really need.”

Yesterday, President Trump met with pharmaceutical executives and encouraged them to work toward development of a coronavirus vaccine. But even if they quickly come up with something workable, it will take months to get into widespread distribution.

Mr. Trump also hinted that he may broaden travel restrictions in an effort to help minimize the threat in the United States. At this point, the United States has cautioned against any “nonessential” travel to China and Iran, and is prohibiting entry to their citizens. But there are also concerns about travel to/from South Korea (the second-most cases) and Italy (where cases grew by 50% over the weekend). Italian health officials are bringing doctors out of retirement and accelerating nursing program graduations to help with an overwhelmed public health system.

Here’s one health watch notice we bet many of you haven’t seen yet. Purina Animal Nutrition has issued what is described as a massive recall across four of its brands after consumer reports of pets and animals falling ill.

The company says it’s detected elevated calcium levels in the foods, and that can cause severe health issues, or even death, in rabbits, young chickens and turkeys.

A statement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says “elevated calcium carbonate levels can cause health issues and mortality in rabbits. Continued feeding of these products may result in death as a result of feed refusal. Elevated calcium carbonate levels in young chickens and turkeys can lead to leg abnormalities and kidney calcification.”

The recalled products are: Purina Rabbit Feed, Purina Turkey Feed, Country Acres Rabbit Feed and DuMORE Chick Starter/Grower Feed.

If you’re a farmer, you’ll recognize one or more of them.

The products in question were produced from December 16, 2019, to February 3, 2020, and sold in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Nebraska, South Dakota, Florida, Virginia, North Dakota, North Carolina, South Carolina, Colorado, California, West Virginia, Texas, Hawaii and Arizona.

A list of the formula, item and lot numbers can be found on the FDA’s website at:

We’ll keep you posted.

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NRA Annual Meetings

Nashville, TN

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