Tampa, Fla. – Adding to its ongoing support of special operations forces (SOF), GLOCK, Inc. made a $100,000 donation yesterday to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) during the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) held in Tampa, Fla. The money will be used to directly support the families of fallen and wounded Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel. The donation was made during a special presentation at the GLOCK exhibition booth at the Tampa Convention Center. Read more
OLYMPIA – Nearly a thousand antlers seized from poachers over the last decade by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) police officers can be purchased during an online auction currently under way through June 5.
Items that will be available during the auction include: Read more
After two weeks of consideration, the Michigan House Judiciary Committee today passed House Bill 5225 as amended; important and long-overdue legislation that would eliminate the state handgun “permit-to-purchase” and registration requirements. This committee also approved House Bill 5498, sponsored by state Representative Richard LeBlanc (D-18), and House Bill 5499, sponsored by state Representative Ray Franz (R-101). All three bills were supported by the Republican members of this House committee and not a single Democrat voted to support any of them. All three bills now go to the full House for a vote. Read more
The Department of Natural Resources has reported (as of 10 p.m. Thursday) on the fire that is currently burning explosively in the Two Hearted Zone Dispatch Area of the DNR’s Newberry Management Unit in Luce County. Fire behavior has been a fast-running crowning incident that has consumed an estimated 9,526 acres. Read more
GW: Man, there’s some good fishing in this neighborhood!
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will mark the opening of the new Crystal Lake boating access site in Frankfort (Benzie County) with a dedication ceremony at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, at the site, 5572 Mollineaux Road. Read more
GW: This sounds like it could be a lot of fun!
If thoughts of camping conjure up warm childhood memories of summer, the Department of Natural Resources invites folks to visit P.J. Hoffmaster State Park’s vintage camper gathering and open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. Read more
A fire in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Schoolcraft County) is threatening to burn across the refuge’s northern boundary onto state-managed land. The last known size of the fire is 3,220 acres and containment is estimated at 65 percent at this time. Presently, there are no structures threatened by the fire. There have been no injuries or accidents related to this fire. Read more
U.S. Sens. Inhofe and Manchin will offer an amendment to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from banning traditional ammunition containing lead components under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA). This amendment is the same language that passed by voice vote en bloc in the House Armed Services Committee last week. Read more
Sinclair International – The World’s Premier Supplier of High-Quality Reloading Tools, Components, Ammunition, and Accessories – now carries Bullet Proof Sample Packs, an innovative, but simple must-have product for reloading enthusiasts. Read more
By Glen Wunderlich
Only days before my turkey hunting opening day May 7th on a scouting mission, the first turkey sighting began at 6:15 am and continued over three more hours with non-stop action every minute. Read more