Introducing the TwinStrike TAC2, providing the ultimate in maneuverability with a double tap of power at a moment’s notice. The TwinStrike Tac2 adapts to any condition from treestand, ground blind or anywhere space is a premium with an undetectable, double shot of power in milliseconds.
Wicked Ridge Crossbows recently launched a new carbon crossbow arrow, crossbow bowpack, and expandable broadhead to round out their accessory lineup. Weighing 400-grains, their NEW Match 400 Carbon Crossbow Arrow provides the highest level of accuracy for Wicked Ridge crossbows at a perfect price tag.
The Easton Sonic 6.0 is a 6mm high-performance hunting arrow engineered with high-performance speed and hunting accuracy in mind. The Sonic 6.0 is built using Easton’s seamless Acu-Carbon process for the ultimate weight and spine consistency from shaft to shaft and from dozen to dozen.

Ideal for the traveling bowhunter, the new All Weather Series (AW2) 44” Ultimate Double Bow Case from Plano can safely transport a primary rig plus a backup bow on unpredictable expeditions.
Awards & Honors
Rock River Arms is honored to be the recipient of the 2022 Shooting Illustrated Golden Bullseye “Rifle of the Year” Award. For the 2022 contention, Shooting Illustrated’s seven-member committee selected the Rock River Arms RBG customizable bolt-action chassis rifle available in .308/7.62 and 6.5 Creedmoor.
Industry Update
U.S. LawShield® announced that Kristi Heuring has been promoted to the role of Vice President of Communications. Heuring previously held the role of Director of Partner Relations for U.S. LawShield.

BPI Outdoors / Bergara Rifles is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Mullinax to the position of National Sales Manager for their CVA and Bergara divisions. In this role Steve will help closely manage various sales accounts for CVA and Bergara across the US and Canada.
BPI Outdoors is pleased to announce the promotion of Tricia Kinnard as Marketing Manager. In this role Tricia will be responsible for implementing and managing BPI’s marketing efforts and strategies, along with website management and social media management for its various brands – Bergara, CVA, PowerBelt Bullets, Quake and DuraSight.
BPI Outdoors is pleased to announce the hiring of Scot Fischer as the new CEO. BPI’s former CEO Nate Treadaway stated, “I firmly believe that Scot will be very complementary to the organization and will bring support and strength to many areas at BPI with his experience – BPI is fortunate to recruit him at the right time for him to be able to say “yes” to the opportunity.”

Silencer Shop is pleased to announce the promotion of Justin Craven to lead the rapidly growing Dealer Sales division. Craven will spearhead the continued expansion of the nationwide “Powered By Silencer Shop” FFL/SOT dealer program, which currently has over 5,000 independent gun shops in its partnership network.
STKR Concepts is now offering a storefront at, the first online, customer-centric, multi-merchant marketplace for the outdoor recreation community. Both Caliber members and non-members can purchase STKR Concepts products on the site, but Caliber members are rewarded with a deeper discount and free shipping. It pays to become a Caliber member.
Celerant Technology announced a partnership with Fortis (Formerly BLUEDOG). By integrating Celerant’s point of sale and eCommerce software with Fortis, dealers can accept all major forms of payment, centralize sales and customer data from all channels, and process transactions quickly and securely with competitive pricing and no hidden fees. Dealers can also process firearm sales, and ensure compliance through Celerant’s integrated digital bound book.

The Murray Road Agency has added Jonathan Harling, Director of Client Management, to its growing team. Harling will be responsible for managing client services including public relations, social media, ambassador and affiliate programs and other marketing needs. He will play an integral role in expanding brand relationships and media partnerships.
SAAMI® is pleased to announce that a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and SAAMI has resulted in the development of educational resources that provide guidance for shippers of ammunition and components.
Traditions® Performance Firearms has promoted Brenna Wells to Inside Sales Manager. Wells will oversee the inside sales department team and be responsible for managing all internal sales processes, account management responsibility, and sales order processes with the goal of creating more integrated operational efficiencies.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Velocity Outdoor is searching for a passionate and solution-oriented account manager to lead territory sales for both traditional and eComm retailers.
Berger is growing rapidly and continues to expand its production capacity. The next milestone is adding a new Production Engineer to Berger’s Greater Phoenix (Mesa) Arizona location.
Real Avid is seeking a hands-on innovative marketing leader who loves to work collaboratively in a team environment and excels in both seeing and navigating the “big picture”.

Newsstand, Radio & TV
Of the TaurusTX 22 Competition featured in March issue of GUNS, American Handgunner Editor Tom McHale lends, “This is one of the rare pistols that surprised, no, shocked me, with its downrange performance.”
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SIG SAUER is proud to announce the official expansion of the MCX series of rifles with the new MCX-SPEAR chambered in 277 SIG FURY. The MCX-SPEAR was developed with direct input from U.S. warfighters to provide more power, distance, and accuracy to replace the current M4 rifle platform. The MCX-SPEAR is now the most innovative and advanced AR platform in the world.
Product News
CrossBreed® Holsters follows the launch of Smith & Wesson’s all-new CSX 9mm with the introduction of several of its top EDC holsters that accommodate this fresh micro-compact platform.
The Crosman® Mag-Fire Extreme applies a patented design that offers airgun enthusiasts the lowest profile in its class with fewer components to reduce failure or jamming. The Mag-Fire Extreme, available in .177 and .22 caliber models, is powered by Nitro Piston Elite technology for more accuracy, more speed, and more power.
The Gunnar™ — the latest adaptable, premium pre-charged pneumatic (PCP) air rifle from Benjamin® — comes in .22 and .25 caliber models, delivering eye-opening velocities up to 1000 FPS (32FPE) and 900 FPS (50FPE) respectively. The Gunnar is an ideal airgun for small game and varmint hunting, pest control, and target shooting.
Primary Arms Optics has released a list of upcoming optics for the new year, including all upcoming products in a reveal titled Discovery 2022. The letter then describes the upcoming optics and reticles for 2022, including new releases for the PLx®, SLx®, and co-branded Holosun product lines.
Versacarry is proud to announce the 2022 new products added to the broad line of holsters and accessories that Versacarry offers. The new Versatac Line offerings greatly expand the types of holsters available to Versacarry customers. Versacarry holsters continue to be proudly made in the USA.
SIGHTRON is proud to announce the launch of the new S6 1-6x24 one inch riflescope. The new S6 1-6x24 targets the Low Power Variable Optics (LPVO) tactical market with premium full-featured second focal plane (SFP) and first focal plane (FFP) riflescopes.
SIGHTRON announces the launch of the new 2nd generation S1 series of one-inch riflescopes. Built on the legacy of the original SI series, first introduced in 2002, the new S1 series is an extension of all of our experience earned over the last 20 years and applying it for the next generation of hunters and target sport enthusiasts.
Available now from Summit Treestands, the new Viper® Level Pro SD is designed for elevated comfort to keep you ready for success. With its revolutionary EasyLevel™ dials, hunters can now adjust to keep both platforms of the climber completely level. Its foam suspended seat and one-piece wraparound armpad are clad in Realtree Timber camo.
Galco is pleased to introduce two IWB holsters for the new Smith & Wesson CSX pistol, both part of Galco’s Concealed Carry Lite™ line, and constructed of Premium Center Cut Steerhide.
Armscor has announced the roll out of the first product in the history of its new U.S. based manufacturing facility, RIA-USA. A 12-gauge semi-automatic firearm, the VRF14 brings another option to the popular VR Series.
After the debut of the new 9mm Stance, updates to Renegauge, and new Model 110s, Savage Arms is adding two new rifle designs, the Impulse Elite Precision and the Model 64 Precision, slated for launch in 2022.
The Q-250 raises the shooting house to an entirely new level with an elevated shooting enclosure that’s perfect for rifle, crossbow, and compound hunters. The shooting house framework, platform and ladder are constructed of heavy-duty powder-coated steel using Millennium’s SteelTOUGH construction, so that it will last for years of heavy use.
The new Millennium® G400 is designed specifically to maximize hunting from a ground blind. The G400 features SilentHunt Design, so in that critical moment-of-truth, the hunter can silently swivel for the best shot opportunity. The chair also utilizes Millennium’s ComfortMax Seat to provide all-day comfort and a solid shooting position.
Bushnell® has added a new solar model to its touted CelluCORE™ lineup: the CelluCORE 20 Solar Cellular Trail Camera. The CelluCORE 20 Solar combines the reliability and image quality of the CelluCORE 20 with an integrated solar panel to dramatically increase battery life.
You'll be prepared for whatever the day brings wearing the Alps OutdoorZ Shield Full Zip Jacket in Realtree Timber Camo. This versatile jacked provides unbelievable comfort with the sherpa fleece interior and keeps your phone, or other valuables secure with multiple zippered pockets.
SIGHTRON is proud to announce the launch of the new S6 5-30x56 ED line of premium riflescopes offering long-range shooters and hunters a new level of quality and performance with full-featured second focal plane (SFP) and first focal plane (FFP) models.
Lucid Optics is proud to offer an updated model of their L7 1-6x24 scope. The 2022 L7 upgrades include ED lenses for better resolution, as well as upgraded AR lens coatings for more light transmission. A new, lower profile, fast magnification lever offers snag-free operation.
In 2020, Mossberg launched the 940 Pro family of 12-gauge autoloading shotguns with the award-winning 940 JM Pro competition-ready shotgun. Now joining this line of high-performance autoloaders are two 940 Pro Turkey shotguns.
Outdoor Edge announces the new RazorCape, the latest addition to its trendsetting lineup of knives featuring the company’s patented RazorSafe™ blade change system. The RazorCape is a lightweight knife that features two replaceable, scalpel-sharp, 3-inch caping blades to perform the intricate task of caping an animal; two replaceable, scalpel-sharp, 3-inch drop point blades suited for the heavy lifting of field dressing and quartering your game.
Christensen Arms is proud to announce they have partnered with W.L. Gore for usage of Elevated II and Subalpine Optifade camouflage on their premium firearms. Christensen Arms will be using Elevated II and Subalpine patterns on the award-winning Ridgeline and Ranger .22 firearms.
Add-on safe accessories optimize space, increase functionality and protect safe contents from mildew and corrosion. The SnapSafe® Safe Accessory Pack bundles the most popular safe accessories in one package. This comprehensive suite includes a magnetic hook, document bag, document basket, LED light strip, dehumidifier and hygrometer.
Plano has expanded its popular Stealth EVA storage line to include long guns. The new expanded selection utilizes the same extremely lightweight EVA foam as the recently launched pistol and bow cases but offers outdoor-goers new rifle and shotgun storage solutions.
The Hornet™ belt holster carries a compact handgun in both crossdraw and the increasingly-popular appendix position. It offers comfort, speed, and concealability with compact autos and small-frame revolvers.
Federal Ammunition is proud to announce its all-new 30 Super Carry cartridge and will showcase this new product launch at the 2022 SHOT Show (Booth No. 11838). The new 30 Super Carry cartridge provides the power of the 9mm Luger with comparable felt recoil.
The Rifle Scabbard, #204, is a beautiful chestnut tan steerhide scabbard designed for lever-action rifles. It features solid brass buckles on the saddle straps to attach to your saddle, motorcycle, or ATV. The scabbard has beautifully hand-done fancy stitching with contrasting thread. The #204 will fit most lever-action rifles with up to 20” barrel. MSRP is $189.99
Sports South LLC is proud to announce the addition of the new Bug™ model C133BKP in the Spyderco® lineup. These micro-sized slip joint knives are fully functional cutting tools. The Bug™ is small enough to fit on a keychain, with the overall length measuring 2.95,” and when closed, a mere 1.70”.
Sports South LLC has added to its lineup the newest versions of the Ruger® Wrangler series. The Wrangler models 2015, 2016, and 2017 feature a 3.75” cold hammer forged barrel with a Ruger® Birdhead patterned synthetic grip.
AG Composites announces a new carbon fiber rifle stock design that is both aesthetically appealing and highly functional - the AG Edge. The new AG Edge series features an angular, functional buttstock making it ideal for custom options such as QD cups.
The AirJavelin Pro is the latest air archery rifle announced by Umarex USA. The super lightweight Umarex AirJavelin Pro is an exciting, sleek, and modern PCP rifle regulated at 1,500 psi delivering up to 25 arrows on target at 370 feet per second.
Davidson’s, one of the nation’s top firearms, ammunition, optics, and accessories wholesalers, is announcing a new Exclusive offering produced in conjunction with Radical Firearms. The Radical RAD-15 RDR is an AR-15 platform carbine that has a number of premium features at a very attractive price-point.
Springfield Armory® is proud to announce the release of the Hellion™, answering the call for superior ballistic performance in a short, modular and fully ambidextrous 5.56mm bullpup platform.
The DeSantis Gunhide® Triple Agent™, Style #199, is a reinvention of a classic design from the 1970s. This patented modular system is a combination of OWB, IWB, and Shoulder Rig - all in one.
Legacy Sports International is excited to announce the arrival of a variety of exciting new products for 2022 from Howa, Pointer, Citadel, Puma and Hardy that will impress hunting and shooting enthusiasts worldwide.
Safety Notices
FN America announces the mandatory recall of all FN M249S® semi-automatic, belt-fed rifles sold before January 1, 2022. An identified issue from a component in the FN M249S fire control group may adversely affect the rifle’s standard operation, and under certain circumstances, a reset failure within the hammer group may cause an unsafe firing event. To correct this condition and restore consistent and safe operation of the firearm’s fire control group, it is necessary for FN to replace specific components in all FN M249S rifles.
Orchid LLC is excited to announce a new FFL technology promotion for firearm retailers ahead of the 2022 SHOT Show. Running now through January 31, the promotion includes free Orchid software and hardware with purchase of the Orchid Retail FFL Suite.
U.S. LawShield® will exhibit at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Find U.S. LawShield at the Sands Expo Center on Level 1 in Booth No. 41241. Visit U.S. LawShield during SHOT Show to learn why more than 700,000 responsible gun owners choose U.S. LawShield for their legal defense coverage.
Riton Optics is pleased to introduce new products for 2022. Riton will be displaying these new products at SHOT Show in booth 72219.
HeadHunters NW, the premier executive recruiting firm focused exclusively and deliberately on talent acquisition for the shooting, hunting, and outdoor industry, will attend the 2022 SHOT Show®, to meet with outdoor organizations and recruit talented executives for their rosters.
Gearfire is ecstatic to unveil the latest game-changing chapter in their storied history of innovation at SHOT Show 2022. The most anticipated product unveiling will be that of Gearfire eCommerce 2.0.
Colt will present its complete product line, including rifles, pistols, and revolvers at booth #12857 Level 2 of the Venetian Expo Center at the 2022 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 18-21, 2022.
Christensen Arms is gearing up to attend one of the firearms industry’s most highly anticipated events of the year: The 44th annual SHOT Show held Tuesday, January 18 to Friday, January 21 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Venetian Expo Center and Caesars Forum.
Trulock Choke Tubes is proud to exhibit at the 2022 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV beginning January 18, 2022, at booth 14041. The company will be showcasing a new line of small bore TSS turkey chokes for 2022, specifically in .410 and 28 gauge.
Hornady® will be attending the SHOT Show, January 18-21, 2022 at the Venetian Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada Booth #12438.
Blaser Group will showcase the newest products from its Liemke Thermal Optics, Blaser, Mauser and Sauer lines at the 50th annual Safari Club International (SCI) Convention, January 19-22 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Samson Manufacturing will be joining exhibitors at the 2022 SHOT Show®. Samson invites members of the firearms industry and interested media to come by booth Booth #70737 in Caesars Forum and see what’s new with Samson Manufacturing, and enter one of our daily drawings.
Elite Survival Systems will exhibit at the 2022 SHOT Show (Booth # 12865) January 18-21 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
With their largest and most interactive display booth to date, Real Avid welcomes you to the 2022 NSSF SHOT Show in Las Vegas. You are invited to see firsthand how they are igniting the Gun DIY® market with their most innovative products to date, not only in the minds of your customers, but in your store as well with the Pro Shop Program available to both new and existing dealers.
Military Products, an American Manufacturer of Military Grade Tactical Products under TAC Shield® and supplier of Quality Shooting Gear under SPORT RIDGE®, is pleased to announce our new products categories and exciting new offerings will debut in the Main Hall booth #14427.
Mesa Tactical® will be exhibiting in the 2022 SHOT Show in Las Vegas in the Venetian Expo Level 2, Booth #20565.
Savage Arms will showcase new pistols, rifles, and shotguns at Industry Day at the Range, January 17th, in Boulder City, Nevada. Media, customers, dealers and brand partners in attendance at the event are welcome to come by for conversation and trigger time with Stance, Model 64 Precision, Impulse Elite Precision, Model 110 designs, and the newest Savage Renegauge models.
Timber Creek Outdoors, manufacturer of American-made AR parts and accessories, will be attending the 2022 SHOT Show. The full Timber Creek team will be on site and ready to conduct business in Booths 44160 and 43960. will be hosting meetings in-person for manufacturers and retailers during the SHOT Show. Companies who’d like to showcase their brand and products to millions of Everest users are encouraged to schedule time with Chris Carlberg, Everest’s Vice President of Business Development.
The 43rd SHOT Show is just around the corner, and Swagger Bipods will be there. The Swagger team is easy to find on the Venetian Expo basement show floor, booth number 43356.
Buck Knives®, leader in sports cutlery, will be exhibiting at SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 18-21, 2022. CJ Buck, CEO and Chairman of Buck Knives, will be in attendance throughout the week, alongside Lane Tobiassen, President of Buck Knives. Stop by the Buck Knives booth #13651 and have a look at the 2022 product line.
SAR USA by Sarsilmaz is gearing up to attend one of the firearms industry’s most highly anticipated events of the year: The 44th annual SHOT Show held Tuesday, January 18 to Friday, January 21 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Venetian Expo Center and Caesars Forum.
As long as there is a Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Tradeshow (SHOT) High Speed Gear® and Comp-Tac® will be attending, displaying, entertaining and meeting in booth 75707.
AG Composites will be showcasing the company’s full line of advanced products at this year’s SHOT Show. You can find them in booth #42126, in the lower level of the Venetian Expo Center.
German Precision Optics (GPO) will proudly be exhibiting the company’s full line of new riflescopes and binoculars– including the game-changing new compact 8x32 and 10x32 RANGEGUIDE rangefinding binoculars – at the 2022 SHOT Show, in booth #11053 in the Venetian Expo Center upper level.
Outdoor Edge will be showcasing their full line of outdoor cutlery and accessories at this year’s SHOT Show. Outdoor Edge will be displaying in booth #13663 in the Venetian Expo Center, upper level and welcomes dealers to stop by the booth.
Hornady Security® and SnapSafe® deliver with multiple new product releases at this year’s SHOT Show. The Hornady team is easy to find on the Venetian Expo main show floor, booth numbers 12446 and 12438.
1791 Gunleather is excited to announce the company is heading back to the 2022 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Featuring thousands of the industry’s leading manufacturers, the show is scheduled for January 18-21 at the Venetian Expo and Caesars Forum.
The original Assault Systems™ rifle cases are made in the USA, and build to last a lifetime. You'll notice the quality difference immediately when you pick up one of these custom-fit cases. These soft rifle cases for sale are constructed with 1000 denier nylon, thick foam padding, full-length YKK zippers, and heavy-duty hardware.
Riton Optics is excited to participate in this year’s Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show 2022 in Las Vegas at Caesars Forum from January 18-22. The Riton Optics booth #72219 will feature our Riton team members as well as our 2022 product line.
Federal Ammunition will announce a number of new product offerings during the 2022 SHOT Show (Booth No. 11838), January 18-21 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Meprolight® is excited to participate in this year’s SHOT Show in Las Vegas. Stop by booth # 20039 to see the iconic products that helped make Meprolight® the industry’s leading manufacturer of red dot / reflex optics, self-illuminated sights for pistols, rifles, shotguns and even grenade launchers.
Fiocchi will be exhibiting at the 2022 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stop by booth #11454 to see the new product offerings for 2022.
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