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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...

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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....

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Alabama Bans Deer Parts From CWD-Affected Areas

This spring Alabama’s Conservation Advisory Board took steps to strengthen existing hunting regulations aimed at preventing the unintentional import of disease pathogens associated with game animals harvested outside the state. Alabama hunting regulation 220-2-.25, which addresses the importation of game animals, wildlife and furs, was expanded to ban the import of all cervid (deer...

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Boone and Crockett Revises Popular Edition on Scoring Big Game

The Boone and Crockett Club announces the release of the newest edition of “How to Score North American Big Game.” The book offers the most up-to-date scoring techniques with easy-to-follow instructions for scoring all 38 categories of North American big-game animals. The new edition is set to release in July 2016. “This informative reference...

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WATCH: What You Should Know About EHD

Deer hunters know a lot but always can learn more, which is where advice and knowledge from experienced folks pays off. What do you know about epizootic hemorrhagic disease? It’s one of several hot topic diseases in deer that hunters know of but often don’t know much about. Here’s a description of EHD from...