Entries for September 2014
The Age of the Crossbow arrives
By David Rainer
Since the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board voted to make crossbows legal for hunting in Alabama in 2004, the crossbow phenomenon took a while to get rolling. In recent years, the crossbow segment of the archery business has been on fire. Evidence of that came recently at the Buckmasters Expo in Montgomery, Ala., where everything even remotely co... READ MORE
New Tag Transfer Option
By Arizona Game and Fish
Hunters who won't be able to use their upcoming 2014-15 Arizona big game hunt permit-tag now have the option of transferring that tag to qualified 501(c)(3) organizations that provide hunting opportunities to veterans with service-related disabilities.
The new tag transfer option went into effect in July.
A tag transfer to a disabled veteran's 50... READ MORE
Top Bow 2014: Practically Perfect
By Ken Piper
It’s hard to beat perfect, but when it comes to the Buckmasters Top Bow Indoor World Championship, there are varying degrees of perfection.
There had been few perfect rounds — when an archer hits the score pad on all 10 targets — leading up to the quarter- and semi-finals, but once the competition was narrowed down to eight, anyo... READ MORE
Thermacell Repellent Camp Lantern
Thermacell® Repellents, maker of effective zone mosquito defense products, introduces the new durable, water-resistant Repellent Camp Lantern that provides bright light and repels mosquitoes. With a heavy-duty rubberized base, 40 hours of use at its highest setting, and the ability to keep biting mosquitoes, black flies and “no see-... READ MORE
Thermacell Pink Realtree APC Appliance
Thermacell, the highly effective area repellent which is available in the popular camo pattern--REALTREE® APC™, now comes in pink. The release of the new pink REALTREE APC Thermacell ® mosquito repellent unit will help raise funds for the Dana Farber Institute’s Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk on September 21st in Boston, MA.
T... READ MORE
Yamaha Launches Site
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has launched a new Viking VI “Build Your Own” (BYO) site providing customers the opportunity to personalize and accessorize their vehicle online. Current and potential Viking VI customers can now see what their customized machine might look like via an interactive site at www.YamahaViking.com.
Yamaha current... READ MORE
Win A Yamaha Grizzly 700
By Yamaha Outdoors
Yamaha Outdoors has partnered with Powderhook and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) to giveaway a new Grizzly 700 EPS 4x4 ATV and a Kansas whitetail hunt at www.powderhook.com/atv.
The winner of the online sweepstakes will receive Yamaha’s best-selling Grizzly 700 4x4 ATV with electric power steering and a 6-day archery rut hunt org... READ MORE
Gamo: Best-Selling Airgun Brand
By Gamo Outdoor USA
Gamo Outdoor USA, the leading manufacturer of high quality air guns, optics and laser designators, has been announced as the #1 Best Selling Airgun Brand by the prestigious Gun Trade World Magazine on its March 2014 edition.
Gun Trade World magazine, the renowned and prestigious publication- is one of the most respected outdoor publications worldw... READ MORE
Yamaha Raises $15,000 for Charities
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is donating $15,000 to two of the company’s charitable organization partners: Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) and Feed the Children (FTC).
Yamaha recently gathered select motorsports dealers for an incentive and appreciation event near Austin, Texas, where the company unveiled the all-new 2015 Viking VI EP... READ MORE
2015 Kawasaki Mule Pro-FXT
The all-new “King of Mules” is the 2015 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT. This highly capable unit mixes SxS versatility with class-leading torque, making it the fastest and most powerful MULE ever. It also has a new configurable Trans Cab seating for three or six passengers and a standard Kawasaki STRONG three-year warranty, along with more comfo... READ MORE
2015 Yamaha Viking VI
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., announces a new utility Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle: the all-new 2015 Viking VI EPS six-person SxS. The extended cab Viking VI combines Yamaha performance and durability with the comfort and convenience of a Viking – now with maximum headroom, legroom and shoulder room for six occupants. Every Yamaha Viking and Viki... READ MORE
Caldwell Introduces the Mag Charger
By Battenfeld Technologies
Simply put, the Caldwell AR Mag Charger revolutionizes the way ammo is handled and loaded into AR-15 magazines. It is designed to accept 50 loaded rounds directly from any common 50 round ammo manufacturer box or from aftermarket 50 round plastic storage boxes. Simply align bullet tips and dump ammo into the Mag Charger, ammo is automatically align... READ MORE
Mathews Monster Chill Series
By Mathews Archery, Inc.
Sparta, WI – Mathews® Archery, Inc. is excited to announce a line extension to the Monster® Chill Series. Two new bows – a Hybrid 3D Target/Hunting Bow, as well as a short-draw bow for women archers. Both of these models will be available at Authorized Mathews® Retailers mid-May, 2014. The Chill® X offers ultimate versat... READ MORE
The New Buckmasters Squirrel Terminator
By Gamo Outdoor USA
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., May 28, 2014 – Gamo Outdoor USA, the leading manufacturer of high quality air guns, optics and laser designators, in partnership with Jackie Bushman, host of Buckmasters and The Jackie Bushman hunting TV shows both on the Outdoor Channel, and also leader of the Squirrel Master Classic 2014 winning team, will unveil the ... READ MORE