Idaho Completes Lolo Wolf Control Action

Idaho Fish and Game, with assistance from USDA Wildlife Services, has completed wolf control actions in northern Idaho’s Lolo elk zone to improve elk survival in the area.Predation impacts to elk calf and cow survival is the primary factor limiting recovery of the Lolo elk population.

Using a helicopter, Wildlife Services agents killed 20 wolves during the operation, which started last week. The operation is consistent with Fish and Game’s Elk Management Plan and Lolo Predation Management Plan.

The control operation was paid for using Fish and Game license dollars transferred to the Idaho Wolf Depredation Control Board, created by the Idaho Legislature in 2014. Read more

Federal Premium Showcases New 3rd Degree 20-Gauge Turkey Loads at NWTF Sport Show

ANOKA, MN – New 3rd Degree 20-gauge turkey loads from Federal Premium will be on display at the 40th Annual National Wild Turkey (NWTF) Convention & Sport Show at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, February 11-14. Attendees are encouraged to stop by the Federal Premium booth to learn more about this versatile turkey ammunition.In addition, a 3rd Degree rebate program is currently underway. With the purchase of any two boxes of 3rd Degree, consumers can receive a free Federal Premium edition Primos pot call. Purchase must be made between January 15, 2016 and May 31, 2016. Learn more at: Read more

TRUGLO Launches TRU-BRITE 30 Series Rifle Scopes

Compact, Illuminated-Reticle Tactical Rifle ScopesTRUGLO® Inc., manufacturer of the world’s most advanced line of sights and accessories for the shooting sports industry launches a new top-of-the-line rifle scope. The TRU-BRITE™ 30 Series, 30MM illuminated compact rifle scope will exceed expectations with all the high quality features it has to offer.

TRU-BRITE™ 30 Series scopes offer the perfect combination of clarity, precision and speed. Featuring a 30MM tube (for increased brightness and a larger range of adjustment) and choice of 1-4x24mm or 1-6x24mm variable zoom magnification. Multi-coated lenses provide outstanding clarity and contrast for any style of shooting. Read more

ZEISS Announces Spring Shooting Days With Big Instant Savings

NORTH CHESTERFIELD, VA – Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium sports optics, is kicking off their Spring Shooting Days by offering instant savings of $150 on select CONQUEST HD5 & DL riflescopes when purchases are made between February 1, 2016 through February 28, 2016 at participating ZEISS retailers.Instant Savings are being offered on award-winning riflescopes that have been recognized by some of North America’s most respected hunting publications.

ZEISS’ 2016 Spring Shooting Days eligible models include: Read more

New Inland “Trench Gun”

MKS Supply, LLC, Dayton OH – the exclusive marketer for the latest Inland Manufacturing retro military firearm – the famed Ithaca Model 37 combat shotgun.Manufactured by Ithaca in a joint and exclusive effort with Inland Manufacturing, the Ithaca Model 37 “trench gun” is back. This new, all-American-made combat shotgun is faithful to the original from its bead sight, Parkerized finish, oiled stock, and ventilated hand guard to its hard-to-miss bayonet lug that fits the long 1917 bayonet.

The receiver is CNC-machined from a solid block of steel and features the same military markings as the original. Also like the original, it loads and ejects through the bottom of the receiver. Read more

Wildlife Assets to Be Sold at AZGFDs Outdoor Expo

Venue changed from International Sportsmen’s ExpoPHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s annual sale of wildlife assets will take place April 2-3 at the 2016 Outdoor Expo at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, a change in venue from the International Sportsmen’s Expo (ISE) set for March 10-13 at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

The Wildlife Assets Program enables the public to legally purchase antlers, head mounts, hides and other wildlife parts that have been seized during law enforcement investigations, obtained from animals killed in vehicle collisions or acquired through donations. Read more

Pollinators to Be Highlighted in KC

Bayer sponsoring special section bringing attention to importance of pollinatorsKansas City, Mo. – Feb. 10, 2016 – Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever is excited to announce a new exhibitor area at the 2016 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic devoted exclusively to the connection between honey bees, monarch butterflies, pheasants, quail and quality habitat. Sponsored by Bayer, “The Bee Hive” promotes businesses and organizations who are striving to improve the quality and quantity of diverse grassland habitat for pollinators throughout the United States.

“For the first several weeks of their life, pheasant and quail chicks survive on a diet that’s almost exclusively protein-rich insects. Whether we call it brood habitat or pollinator habitat, it’s the same mix of grasses and flowers critical to honey bees, insects, pheasants and quail,” explained Rick Young, Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever’s vice president of field operations, a certified wildlife biologist, beekeeper, and honey producer. “As we strive to make every acre the highest quality habitat possible, the benefits exponentially increase not only for pheasants and quail, but for pollinators, monarchs, and a wide array of wildlife species.” Read more

Colt Auctions Exclusive M2012 Bolt Action Rifle to Benefit Folds Of Honor Foundation

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt, the world renowned supplier of firearms to U.S. military forces, proudly gives back to the families of fallen or wounded soldiers through its continued support of veteran charity partner Folds of Honor Foundation. From February 5-19, 2016, is hosting an auction for an exclusive Folds of Honor themed custom Colt bolt action rifle model M2012LT308G, the proceeds of which will be donated directly to the charity. The auction can found at”When it comes to Folds of Honor, we at Colt are passionate supporters,” said Paul Spitale, Senior Vice President of Commercial Business for Colt. “By providing educational scholarships to the families of fallen and wounded soldiers this organization plays a critical role in our community, and the partnership that we’ve created enables all Colt enthusiasts to help. Read more

Garmin Introduces Hands-Free In-View Sunglasses Display for Boating Data

OLATHE, Kan)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), today announced the Garmin Nautix™, a hands-free in-view display that enhances mariners’ situational awareness by putting important information in their line of sight1. The versatile design of the Garmin Nautix attaches to most sunglasses and it displays key boating data including speed, heading, water depth and temperature, wind direction, engine RPM, and more from a compatible on-board device. The Garmin Nautix is being announced in conjunction with the Miami International Boat Show, and will be on display at the Garmin booth #C480.”The Garmin Nautix is another example of our innovative head-mounted display technology that’s purpose built and designed for dedicated activities like cruising, fishing or sailing,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “Boaters can now have a continuous view of critical boat data at all times, which is beneficial in a number of on-the-water situations, including when you’re looking for fish and want to see a change in water temperature or depth; if you’re a sailor to start a race and need to see the countdown timer; or if you have to hand over the helm to someone else for any reason, like to drop anchor.” Read more

Parker Combines Tactical Styling, Speed, Performance in 2016 Hurricane Crossbow

MINT SPRING, Parker Bows, the leading manufacturer of high quality Compound bows and Crossbows as well as RED HOT Crossbow Accessories is proud to introduce the all NEW Hurricane Crossbow for 2016. Parker’s Flagship Hurricane Crossbow Combines Value, Performance and Features into a Tactical Styled Crossbow Package.The Hurricane is Redefining Tactical Crossbows with Innovative features and Extreme Performance. It features Parker’s Reverse Cam Technology with DuraLast Advanced Split Limb Design, making it Ultra-Compact while powering arrows at 380 Feet Per Second (FPS). The 5 position tactical style AR adjustable butt stock gives the hunter 3.5 inches of adjustment and includes a rubber butt pad for comfort. The QuickGrip adjustable forearm has 4.5 inches of adjustment for added comfort and feel when sitting in your treestand or groundblind. At a mere 8 lbs, the Hurricane is also Ultra Lightweight and Optimally Balanced for a steadier aim on the target. It comes equipped with Parker’s exclusive factory installed Anti-Vibration and Shock (AVS) System and Split Limb Dampeners to reduce noise and vibration for ultimate concealment in the woods. The Hurricane is engineered with Parker’s Exclusive Synergy Cams that deliver greater performance and diminish the cocking effort by over 50% when paired with the RED HOT EZ Roller Rope Cocker; making Parker crossbows the easiest to cock in the industry. Read more
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