FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2024   |   SUBSCRIBE

Archery
Continuing the tradition of bringing archers and bowhunters 3-D archery targets with the industry’s only replaceable 4-sided core, GlenDel® 3-D targets introduces the GlenDel Bear. Featuring GlenDel’s PolyFusion™ 4-sided core technology this anatomically-accurate archery target mimics the size and shape of the black bear.
SONIC 6.0 Match Grade™ offers the utmost to archers seeking to add premium features in a lightweight shaft platform. Match Grade Pro Shop Series arrows go beyond industry standards with Easton’s exclusive five-point straightness scrutiny.
Awards & Honors
Bushnell® was named the winner of the 2024 Readers’ Choice Gold Award for Best Laser Rangefinders, as voted on by readers of Predator Xtreme® magazine.

TenPoint Crossbows is excited to announce that founding member Chuck Jordan will be inducted into the Archery Hall of Fame in 2024. An unprecedented feat in the archery industry, Chuck will become the third TenPoint founding member in the Archery Hall of Fame – joining Bill Bednar (2007) and George Gardner (2008).
The readers of Shooting Sports Retailer recently awarded Federal with the 2023 Gold Award in the category of Shotshell Ammunition. The Readers’ Choice Awards are 100-percent reader driven and deliver unbiased views of what hunters, shooters, and reloaders seek out at retail stores.
The Headrest Safe Company™ announces they have won the On Target Editor’s Choice Award for the Vulcan Headrest Safe. The Headrest Safe™ is designed to provide maximum protection for your valuables or firearms.

Federal has received the 2023 Gold Award in the category of Shotshells by the readers of Tactical Retailer. Shooters who read this magazine are extremely loyal to the products they use. These annual awards allow them to reveal what products they think are the absolute best.
The readers of Shooting Sports Retailer recently awarded CCI with the 2023 Gold Award in the category of Rimfire Ammunition. The Readers’ Choice Awards are 100-percent reader-driven and deliver unbiased views of what hunters, shooters, and reloaders seek out at retail stores.
NSSF® proudly honored U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) as the 2023 NSSF Legislator of the Year for his persistent pursuit of accountability of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Biden administration for unconstitutional attacks on the firearm industry and the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.

The readers of Tactical Retailer awarded CCI the 2023 Gold Award in the category of Rimfire Ammunition. The Readers’ Choice Awards are 100-percent reader driven and deliver unbiased views of what everyday shooters rely on.
Fishing
Tigress Outriggers XD Top Mount, Bay Series Top Mount, XD Crank Top Mount and XD Center Rigger Mount are designed to help fishermen achieve their desired spread regardless of the conditions or what fish they’re chasing.
Utilizing a fully adjustable rod holder, built using quality components and premium construction, the Millennium Marine Spyderlok Rod Pod and Millennium Marine Spyderlok Rod Tree provide anglers with a rock-solid platform that's built to fish with no fuss.

Industry Update
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is playing fast and loose with the facts when he claims every court across the country has “either rejected or overturned” legal challenges against magazine bans, the Second Amendment Foundation said in response.
SLG2, Inc is excited to announce its upcoming visit to Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s in Greenville, S.C. as part of the highly anticipated Safe LivinG 2024 Elevate Tour.
Armament Systems and Procedures (ASP) has hired Carlos Ruiz as the new Director of Sales for the western US region. Ruiz will be responsible for law enforcement agency and distributor relationships in an eleven-state territory.

Safariland® is proud to host its annual SAVES CLUB® Presentation on April 11, 2024, at their Jacksonville headquarters. The Safariland SAVES CLUB recognizes and honors officers who endured a life-threatening incident while in the line of duty, in which their Safariland Group armor or gear played a crucial role in saving their lives.
Winchester partners with RangeMe to streamline retail exposure to the Winchester Signature and premium King Buck brands of dog products. Retailers utilizing RangeMe now have access to the entire line of Winchester pet products.
NSSF® praised new data revealed in an ATF report that showed processing wait times on submitted National Firearms Act (NFA) forms significantly dropped following direct NSSF advocacy efforts among lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

Celerant Technology will host an educational webinar, “Seamless Compliance: Integrating ATF Standards with POS Technology.” Celerant, FFL Consultants, FastBound and 4473 Cloud will discuss ATF compliance, best practices and the benefits of an integrated software solution. The webinar will be held virtually on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 1 p.m. ET. Those who are interested should visit the registration page to sign up.
Silencer Central’s $50,000 commitment will boost Protect Liberty PAC’s efforts ahead of the November 2024 election to ensure voters in key battleground states are informed about which candidates will fight for their Constitutional rights.
The total economic impact of the firearm and ammunition industry in the United States increased from $19.1 billion in 2008 to $90.05 billion in 2023, a 371 percent increase, while the total number of full-time equivalent jobs rose from approximately 166,000 to over 384,437, a 131 percent increase in that period, according to a report released by the NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association.
NSSF hails the introduction of S. 4075, the Protecting Privacy in Purchases Act, by U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), which would ban the use of a firearm retailer-specific Merchant Category Code (MCC). The legislation would protect the Second Amendment privacy of firearm and ammunition purchasers from financial service and payment card providers compiling purchase history that has already proven to be exploited by the federal government for political purposes.
SLG2, Inc. announces the addition of Mantis to its lineup of top industry partners. As part of SLG2, Inc.'s goal to empower individuals and foster confidence in new and experienced shooters, this partnership provides top-quality information for all individuals interested in the shooting sports and firearms safety.
In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to train your staff to ask in person, use QR codes and email requests, and respond promptly. It's easy, effective and attracts customers who decide based on proximity and star rating. Join us on Wednesday, April 24 at 3 p.m. ET
Randy Kozuch, Executive Director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA), released the following statement on posting of the DOJ/ATF Final Rule dealing with the definition of firearms dealers.
The Biden administration’s new rule to expand background check requirements for private gun sales amounts to another attack on America’s gun owners, the Second Amendment Foundation said in response.
ANECHOIC™ announces that it has hired Brice Gallasso as its new Regional Sales Director—TALO. Brice is a distinguished law enforcement professional with over 14 years of experience and numerous instructor-level accreditations, making him a valuable addition to the ANECHOIC™ team.
VKTR Industries is proud to announce their brand partnership with ExpertVoice. This partnership with ExpertVoice will directly allow the employees in the VKTR dealer and distributor network to receive online training and education on the VK1 rifle system.
NSSF® praises the U.S. House of Representatives’ bipartisan passage of H.R. 6492, the Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences (EXPLORE) Act. The NSSF-supported bill includes the Range Access Act, which would increase and improve outdoor recreation opportunities across the nation while improving infrastructure and driving economic growth in rural communities.
SERGEANT announced that U.S. Navy SEAL Veteran and motivational speaker Ray “Cash” Care has been named a Global Brand Ambassador. Mr. Care joins SERGEANT at an exciting time of growth for the company as it prepares to launch an expanded product line of tactical, outdoor, and survival gear with a new cross-platform advertising campaign.
WATCHTOWER Firearms recently announced the appointment of Graham Kohlmeyer as its new Chief Operating Officer. Graham’s role will be effective immediately, and he will report directly to owner and CEO Jason Colosky.
WE Knife Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of high-quality knives, is proud to announce their 10 year anniversary celebrations. Over the past decade, WE Knife has established itself as a top brand in the industry, known for its innovative designs, exceptional craftsmanship, and commitment to making better knives.
NSSF® has announced that Derek Sevcik has been appointed to its Board of Governors to serve in the board’s Media seat. Sevcik is Executive Vice President, Group Publisher and Operations, at Outdoor Sportsman Group (OSG).
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Xpedition Archery is seeking Regional Sales Managers to cover the Midwest, Southwest and TALO territories. These managers will serve as the driving force behind our sales growth & customer engagement, ensuring that our bows are effectively promoted, distributed, and supported within each respective region.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is currently accepting applications for an Accounting and Human Resources Assistant. The Accounting and Human Resources Assistant will support the Administrative Officer in carrying out the fiscal management, budgeting, procurement, personnel, and detailed record-keeping requirements of the Council.
Signature Products Group (SPG) is currently in search of Regional Account Managers to join our team. Each Regional Account Manager will support a specific territory across several states with a focus on Outdoor / Hunting / Fishing / Shooting Sports / and Workwear.
Newsstand, Radio & TV
Snake guns are back in a big way with the Colt King Cobra .22 LR, and it’s a positive sign of renewal for the storied company under new ownership of CZ. FMG Special Projects Editor Roy Huntington celebrates the “mini-snake for the masses” in May GUNS.
Outdoor Channel unveils its latest culinary adventure, Life of Fire, premiering on Monday, May 6 at 9 p.m. ET. The show, hosted by renowned Tennessee pitmaster Pat Martin, takes viewers on a journey into America's rich barbecue culture and the art of live fire cooking.
Product News
Continuing to build on the DAKA GRID’s adaptability and customizability, Magpul released its new DAKA Gear Straps and DAKA Bins (2X2 and 4X2 sets) adding other implements to further enhance the GRID’s utility.
Outdoor Edge has launched a new dealers-only portal, designed to make it quick and easy for the company’s vast dealer network to order and replenish product.
GPO USA is proud to introduce two new 10X monoculars to its line of premium optics – the GPO PASSION 10x32ED monocular and the GPOTAC 10x42ED tactical monocular.
Ed Brown Products is pleased to announce their latest product - the Flat Wire Recoil System. Available for .45ACP or 9mm, these systems include a proprietary recoil spring guide and plug.
To ensure optimal performance in warm, early-season weather, SKRE Gear is proud to present the Summer Bundle, a collection of high-tech clothing designed to meet the demands of hardcore hunters.
Kimber is excited to announce a strategic partnership with RSR Group. RSR is the latest addition to the Kimber authorized distributor network, including MGE wholesale, Orion wholesale, Kinseys and Grice wholesale.
Huk has revolutionized the angler’s wardrobe with the Next Level Pant. This collection, designed to be the ultimate fishing pant, embodies versatility at its finest. Whether casting lines or working in the office, these pants suit any occasion.
Federal Ammunition adds 15 new sub-gauge product options to its popular Federal Premium High Over All (HOA) product lineup. Engineered for the most elite trap, skeet and sporting clays shooters, HOA leaves a trail of shattered targets in its wake and more reloads per shell.
Part of American Buffalo Knife and Tool Co.’s Roper collection, the new Pecos Large Toothpick is engineered for everyday jobs that call for precision. Sporting a 3.25-inch carbon steel toothpick blade, the knife folds down to 4 inches for easy carrying in a pocket or holster.
Armasight announces custom night vision options for the ultimate personalization of PVS-14, BNVD-40, and BNVD-51. Customers can choose from the BNVD-40, BNVD-51, or PVS-14 models, and then custom-select specific image intensifier tubes.
The First Responder is a 40-liter, bullet-resistant, slash-proof, waterproof, stab-resistant backpack. It is the “Ultimate GO Bag,” designed to be stored in a vehicle, office, or classroom and put on at a moment’s notice.
Galco’s update of the traditional belly band allows concealed carry of a handgun and accessories around your midsection, in a nearly infinite variety of configurations.
Global Defense announces the availability of two exclusive new Global Defense branded pistols—the SA-9 9mm and the 1911 Thunderbolt Signature Series custom .45 ACP through distribution partnerships with AmChar Wholesale Inc. and Sports South, LLC.
Chattanooga Shooting Supplies announces the addition of Area 419 products to its extensive inventory, further enhancing the offerings for precision shooters and reloaders. Area 419 is renowned for design and precision manufacturing of its top-of-the-line products and accessories, all proudly Made in America.
Powder Valley is expanding its inventory of gun storage and accessories with the addition of Savior Equipment products. Savior Equipment offers a variety of rifle and pistol cases for easy transportation to the range as well as backpacks and convenient pouches for carrying ammo, magazines, and more.
Shows
Mission First Tactical (MFT) is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the 2024 Spring CANCON Fully Suppressed Range Day & Gun Show, Thursday, April 18th through Saturday, April 20th at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, AZ.
Century Arms and CANiK announce their attendance at the 2024 Kalash Bash Texas held in Eagle Lake Texas April 13th & 14th.
Silencer Central announces its sponsorship of CANCON 2024, taking place at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix from April 18-20, 2024. Silencer Central will be selling onsite and will provide attendees the opportunity to experience a live-fire demonstration of the entire BANISH line.
HeadHunters NW invites those seeking expert recruitment solutions to book in-person strategic planning sessions during the 2024 Modern Day Marine Expo, which will be held from April 30 to May 2 in Washington, D.C.
Maxim Defense announces their sponsorship and attendance at CANCO 2024 in Phoenix, Arizona. The event will occur on Thursday, April 18th through Saturday, April 20th at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility. Maxim with be showcasing their latest and greatest firearms and suppressors.
 
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