SHOT SHOW 2016: Best New Gear from Traditions Performance Firearms

For 2016, Traditions™ Performance Firearms expands their popular Northwest series of blackpowder rifles. All Northwest models feature musket an ignition system, exposed breech, and open sights to meet state-specific regulations in states such as Washington, Idaho, and Oregon.

Traditions builds on their award-winning Pursuit G4 Ultralight Northwest style with additional options that hunters will appreciate. This nimble 26″ barrel is available with either the new Nitride finish or a CeraKote finish. The new Nitride Finish coats the inside and outside of the barrel protecting against corrosion, weather, and pitting while the CeraKote Finish option models have a protective coating on the outside of the barrel and protects against nature’s elements. Both finishes are available with either Realtree® Xtra® or black stock options with pricing from $339 – $399.

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The popular Buckstalker rifle is also now available in a Northwest configuration. Weighing in at 6 pounds and equipped with a 24″ CeraKote Finish barrel, this rifle makes long days easy in the woods. Models will be offered with a black or G2-Vista camo stock. MSRP ranges from $269-$329.

The Pursuit G4 Northwest Magnum and Buckstalker Northwest Magnum are now available as new options for those hunting in Northwestern states with specific regulations and new price points!

Traditions™ Performance Firearms has added the popular Nitride finish to several models of their top-sellers in their muzzleloader line.

Nitride is a durable finish used by numerous manufacturers to help protect against corrosion, weather, and pitting. This finish allows both the outside and inside of the barrel to be coated to provide maximum protection. It not only extends barrel life but also aids in increased accuracy. This coating stands up to the tough challenges of hunting while providing peace of mind that your rifle is protected.

Traditions™ models with the Nitride coating include configurations of the Vortek StrikerFire® LDR, Vortek StrikerFire® LDR Northwest Magnum, Vortek StrikerFire®, Vortek StrikerFire® Northwest Magnum, Pursuit™ G4 Ultralight, and Pursuit™ G4 Ultralight Northwest Magnum. They will also be offering their popular Crush and Drury Packages with the Nitride coating as well. MSRP on these new models range from $389 -$854.

Known for its accurate, innovative, and dependable firearms, Traditions™ has been providing quality firearms for the past 30 years. Traditions™ offers blackpowder rifles and pistols, cartridge rifles and revolvers, blank pistols, Build-It-Yourself rifle and pistol kits, and cannons as well as a full line of accessories and optics. For more information visit


Maximize Your Deer Season Planning With the 2016 Whitetails Wall Calendar!

2016 DDH Whitetail Wall CalendarFrom Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine, the 2016 Whitetails Wall Calendar features the work of deer researchers Wayne Laroche and Charlie Alsheimer, who reveal the 2016 whitetail rut prediction, based on years of lunar cycle research. Utilize this deer moon phase calendar to find out which days the deer will be seeking and chasing so you can time the rut for the best time to hunt.

“The DDH wall calendar is one of our most popular annual ShopDeerHunting items,” said Dan Schmidt, DDH Content Director and Editor-in-Chief. “The 2016 calendar, just like the ones before it, features some amazing whitetail deer photography that captures deer in all the seasons. It also provides deer activity charts so you can plan your hunt.”

With the 2016 DDH Whitetails Wall Calendar you’ll learn:

  • When the seeking, chasing and tending phases of the rut will occur for North & South
  • The predicted dates of Major & Minor deer activity in 2016
  • Daily 2016 Moon-phase data

Get your calendars today for home, work and deer camp!