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GEAR  Scott Freedom XT

Hot Gear: Awesome Cool Design on New Bow Release

Scott Archery, the world’s foremost manufacturer of mechanical release aids for archery, is now offering its most hunter-friendly design ever: The new Freedom XT release. By coupling Scott’s legendary trigger system with a new strap concept, the Freedom XT offers a silky-smooth, zero-torque shooting experience with the freedom to have your release mechanism in reach...

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Undercover Investigation Yields Bust for Selling Venison

A two-year investigation by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Environmental Conservation Officers uncovered an illegal venison sales operation in the town of Edmeston, in Otsego County. Members of DEC’s Bureau of Environmental Crimes Investigation unit executed a search warrant recently at a butcher shop called Farmers Place (256 County Highway 20) and...

GEAR  Ruger 1022 Takedown Lite

Hot Gear: Ruger Introduces 10/22 Takedown Lite

Sturm, Ruger & Co. introduces the Ruger 10/22 Takedown Lite, a rifle that combines the popular attributes of the 10/22 Takedown line with a new, lighter weight barrel and the Ruger Modular Stock System. This new barrel configuration consists of a cold hammer-forged alloy steel barrel mated with a 6061-T6 aluminum alloy sleeve. The barrel nut...

INNOVATION  Vortex scope

D+DH Innovation Zone: Vortex Razor HD AMG

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Mark Boardman from Vortex show off the new Razor HD AMG. At just 28.8 oz, it’s the lightest weight, fully-featured, long-range riflescope on the market — putting it in a class of its own.  From the producers of Deer & Deer Hunting TV on...

GEAR  Plano bowhunting arrow box

Hot Gear: Think Outside the Arrow Storage Box

Archers’ arrows are where you find them: a few in the bow case, six in the quiver, and a dozen more in that cardboard thingy behind the door.  Specialized arrow tubes and plastic arrow cases see their share of action too, but have their limitations.  Most arrow tubes provide great crush resistance, but access...

Patrick Rogerson shot this awesome New York nontypical that rough scored at nearly 200 inches. Wow!

Deer Management Coalition Blasts State Agency Decision

The New York State Whitetail Management Coalition strongly disagrees with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) decision to halt the expansion of a policy to protect yearling bucks and better manage the state’s deer population. The New York State Whitetail Management Coalition, which represents nearly 10,000 hunters statewide, says DEC’s decision...

Spitfire DoubleCross

Hot Gear: Four Blade Devastation in New DoubleCross Broadhead

New Archery Products, the industry leader in broadheads and archery accessories, introduces the new Spitfire DoubleCross broadhead that delivers three devastating inches of cutting trauma. The American-made Spitfire DoubleCross is a 100-grain broadhead that integrates four, no-fail blades with two-stage blade deployment. Spitfire’s bulletproof design keeps the blades closed in flight and only open...

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Hot Gear: Bad Boy Stampede Offers Power, Customization

Bad Boy Off Road, a Textron Specialized Vehicles brand, introduces the Stampede 900 4×4, a side-by-side with unmatched power, nimble suspension and handling, unrivaled hauling and storage capacity, an extraordinary driver experience and exceptional reliability. “We designed Stampede to be industry-leading on the features that drivers told us matter most – power, a comfortable ride,...

NRA meetings

Annual NRA Meetings: Acres of Guns, Gear and Outfitters

The National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meetings and Exhibits, sponsored by MidwayUSA, will be held May 19 to 22, 2016.  Special events will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center, KFC Yum! Center Arena, Kentucky International Convention Center and Belvedere at Waterfront Park.  The exhibit hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center opens Friday, May...

TENPOINT  Carbon Nitro RDX

Carbon a Key in New TenPoint Carbon Nitro RDX

TenPoint Crossbow Technologies’ new Carbon Nitro RDX is the high-tech manufacturer’s response to the growing number of hunters attracted to reverse draw crossbow technology. Unveiled at the 2016 ATA Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., its construction features TenPoint’s industry leading ultra-light, wrapped carbon fiber barrel mated with a newly engineered carbon stock. “The popularity...