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ScentLok Wins Lawsuit in Federal Court

On May 19, 2016, a seven member jury in Michigan found Robinson Outdoor Products, the manufacturer of ScentBlocker®, liable for making false advertising statements about its Trinity™ hunting apparel. The jury found that Robinson’s false advertising was willful. “Today’s announcement was a victory for our hunting community,” said Pat Hylant Jr., President and CEO...

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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...

Michael Cassidy

Veteran Industry Executive Joins F+W Outdoors Team

Michael Cassidy has joined F+W, A Content + eCommerce Company, as vice-president of national sales and business development for its Outdoors television, video, digital and print properties including Deer & Deer Hunting and Gun Digest magazines; Deer & Deer Hunting, Destination Whitetail and Modern Shooter television shows on Sportsman Channel, and  Land of Whitetail on Pursuit Channel. Cassidy has served in the outdoor television and...

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...

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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...

Leroy Ogin, 73, said he has been walking this trail to get to his deer hunting grounds for the past 61 deer seasons.

Painted Deer Hunter to Have Trespassing Ticket Dismissed, Landowner Also Charged

UPDATE 5/22, 8:59 AM: In Web replies to posts on this topic, landowner Michael Condoluci is apparently offering more insights into the incident from last December. Yesterday, in reply to DDH.com poster Craigo, emails from Condoluci’s email address  offered these comments: “He [Ogin] never had [expletive] permission, doesn’t own the land doesn’t pay the...

Mike Strandlund, editor of Bowhunting World Magazine, died suddenly yesterday while on vacation. He was 56.

So Long to a Friend and Fellow Bowhunter

  It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing today of our industry friend Mike Strandlund, longtime editor of Bowhunting World Magazine. Mike died suddenly while on vacation. Details are still unknown publicly, but we have been told that it was an accident. We are so very saddened and feel the...

Overton Appointed to Arkansas Wildlife Commission Post

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe last week named Ford Overton of Little Rock as the newest commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. “Ford has an enthusiasm for hunting, fishing and conservation, and a passion to ensure that our young people get the first-hand education to learn all three,” Beebe said. “He has already...