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Chronic wasting disease is a perplexing issue for biologists, state wildlife agencies and hunters. The disease has been discovered in more than two dozen U.S. states and Canadian provinces. (Photo: Warden Micheal Hopper, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism)

Study Shows Some Deer Genetically Resistant to Chronic Wasting Disease

I think it was Kramer from the comedy Seinfeld who said it best: Mother Nature is a mad scientist! Nowhere is this more apparent than when considering how different animals have physical characteristics that may look strange, but that are best suited to their environment. For example, whitetail deer are born with white spots,...

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WATCH: Incredible Video of a Deer Hunter and Massive Buck

We don’t throw around the “incredible” platitude too often but this video pretty much qualifies for that category if you were to try to describe it to someone. Seriously, how could it not be? A deer hunter, a massive buck and even with probably the wind in his face and the buck’s hiding spot...

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O.F. Mossberg & Sons Contributes $150,000 to NSSF’s 2016 #GUNVOTE Voter Education Campaign

The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that O.F. Mossberg & Sons has joined #GUNVOTE’s President’s Club, committing $150,000 in support of the association’s critical voter registration and education campaign. This is the largest donation the #GUNVOTE campaign has received to date. Founded in 1919...

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Crosman Responds to ATA Statement on Airbow

Since its introduction in January, Crosman Corporation’s Benjamin® Pioneer Airbow® has captured the attention of rifle hunters seeking a safe and efficient entry into the exciting world of bowhunting, and crossbow owners who are drawn to it for its safe and uncomplicated operation. The Archery Trade Association (ATA) recently issued a negative position statement...

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Archery Trade Association Issues Position Statement on Airbows

At the request of its members and representatives of state wildlife agencies, the Archery Trade Association Board of Directors has released a position statement concerning airbows. The statement was drafted immediately following the organization’s summer board meeting July 11-12 in Washington, D.C. POSITION STATEMENT ON AIRBOWS July 16, 2016 The ATA was asked by...

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Governor Appoints Foundation Fundraiser to Commission Seat

Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed Bobby L. Martin of Rogers to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. “Bobby Martin is an avid outdoorsman, conservationist, and a strong advocate for youth in the outdoors,” Hutchinson said in a news release. “I admire his passion for waterfowl, deer hunting, and fishing. His deep knowledge and appreciation...

Gamo, which makes popular air rifles for target shooting and hunting, has purchased Daisy Outdoor Products. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

Legendary Combination: Gamo Purchases Daisy Outdoor Products

Gamo Outdoor SL, an affiliate of New York-based private equity investment firm BRS, along with its US subsidiary, Gamo Outdoor USA, has acquired Daisy Outdoor Products. Daisy is one of the most recognized brands of airguns and accessories in the world. Since 1886, the Company has been producing quality products and introducing generations of young...

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Open Meeting Set for New Public Wildlife Management Area

Hunters and other interested citizens are encouraged to review proposed hunting regulations for the 2016-2017 season at the new Alapaha River Wildlife Management Area and make plans to attend a scheduled public hearing. “The acquisition of this almost 7,000-acre tract along the Alapaha River provides for a diverse hunting opportunity,” said John Bowers, chief...

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Pursuit Channel HD Signs Carriage Agreements with Verizon, CenturyLink

The quest by Pursuit Channel to become America’s most important provider of independently produced outdoor programming took another giant step forward in 2016 when Fios by Verizon and Prism TV by CenturyLink signed separate carriage agreements to make Pursuit Channel in full high-definition available to all of their respective subscribers in the United States....