Whether you bow hunt gobblers with either a crossbow or compound bow, you don’t need to be occupying one hand carrying your bow – especially when hiking in the dark. That’s why you need the Bow Spider™ Complete Bow Packing System.
GSM Outdoors is excited to announce the launch of an all-new brand, The Frog Factory. With the intent of delivering both proven and innovative products in the category of frogs, toads, and hollow-body topwaters, The Frog Factory comes out of the gate offering existing, proven products in the Boom Boom Frog and the Ribbit with a focus on upcoming innovation and development.
The Saltwater Goldfish, from Al’s Goldfish, has some weight to it and a hook to match. These lures feature the original Goldfish shape and action built specifically to attract various saltwater species.

Georgia Wildlife Federation (GWF) just released a comprehensive guide and toolkit outlining the benefits of engaging college students for hunter recruitment, retention and reactivation. The materials will equip any practitioner with everything necessary to initiate and maintain an R3 program with their local college or university.
Industry Update
Attorneys representing the plaintiffs in a challenge of the federal ban on handgun sales to young adults have filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals explaining why the ruling by the district court striking down the ban should be upheld. The Second Amendment Foundation was originally a party to the case, but withdrew and is now financially supporting it.
The Second Amendment Foundation is cheering the decision by a 9th Circuit Court panel to deny the State of California an en banc hearing in a case known as Junior Sports Magazines, Inc. v. Bonta, in which the state tried to prohibit firearm advertising which it claims, “reasonably appears to be attractive to minors.”

Liberty Ammunition is partnering with Odle Sales to represent the Eastern 2/3 of the United States.
Elevate your understanding of ATF compliance with a power-packed webinar designed to catapult your firearms business into a realm of unmatched regulatory mastery. Monday, March 4 at 3:00pm
For 2023, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. reported net sales of $543.8 million and diluted earnings of $2.71/share, a nine percent decrease from from 2022 Ruger CEO Chris Killoy attributed to softening consumer demand, inflationary pressures and rising interest rates.

Celerant Technology is proud to announce the launch of its new website. A refreshed aesthetic paired with restructured and fresh new copy, plus a new learning center to help educate dealers aligns with the company’s mission to provide retail solutions driving growth and innovation.
TGun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) petitioned for writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in their challenge to New York’s mistakenly named “Concealed Carry Improvement Act.”
NSSF® applauded the decision by U.S. District Judge Andrew Schopler granting an injunction prohibiting the enforcement of California’s law that exposes firearm industry members to lawsuits in California for the lawful commerce in firearms that takes place entirely outside the state of California when those legally made and sold products end up being misused by criminals and others in California.

Back by popular demand, SIG SAUER is pleased to announce the ROSE Seminar Series will return in 2024 with eight dates confirmed and scheduled at SIG Elite Dealers across the U.S.
Sticky Holsters is thrilled to announce a series of exciting new updates aimed at propelling the brand forward. Sticky Holsters is also introducing two new manufacturing representative groups into its fold, Core Line Marketing and Ludwikoski & Associates, as well as expanding the territory of Jeff Robles & Associates.
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Kinsey’s Outdoors seeks candidates for the position of Retail Buyer, a full-time position. The incumbent will maintain service levels on customer orders and minimize inventory dollar investment by maintaining appropriate inventory levels.

Berger, manufacturer of the highest quality bullets and ammunition for competitive long-range shooters and sportsman, seeks a Quality Department Manager at their Mesa, Ariz. production facility.
Orion Wholesale is seeking an experienced Shooting Sports Industry Buyer. In this role, the Shooting Sports Industry Buyer will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and procuring firearms, ammunition, and related accessories to support Orion’s premium product offerings and business operations.
If you or someone you know is interested in working with the Michigan DNR, now is a great time to explore options ranging from full-time firefighters and summer park workers to short-term wildlife technicians and historical interpreters.

If you or someone you know is interested in working with the Michigan DNR, now is a great time to explore options ranging from full-time firefighters and summer park workers to short-term wildlife technicians and historical interpreters.
Newsstand, Radio & TV
Streaming live on MLFNOW! from Santee Cooper Lakes in Clarendon County, South Carolina, 80 of the best pro anglers are competing in the 2024 Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Suzuki Stage Two, available on MyOutdoorTV.
GUN DOG magazine and Outdoor Channel announce the premiere of season two of Wild Upland on April 2 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Following the acclaimed first season, host Kali Parmley, returns with her trusty bird dogs, Lincoln and Jones, for more heart-pounding adventures across North America.
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ALPS Mountaineering expands its backcountry shelter lineup for 2024 with the release of the all-new Stealth 1 bivy tent, now shipping. Designed for the minimalist backpacker, the Stealth 1 combines durable, ultra-lightweight construction with integrated features to make bivouacking comfortable and convenient.
Product News
Maxim Defense is proud to announce the Maxim Defense PDX-SD personal defense weapon with integrated suppressor is now offered in .300BLK and 7.62x39mm chamberings. The PDX-SD embodies
Camfour announces the addition of Charter Arms to their vendor lineup. The addition of Charter Arms helps Camfour increase their vendor and product selection for a broader assortment to further support their customer base.
Millennium Treestands® announces the release of the Field Pro-Turkey Seat. The Field Pro-Turkey Seat is perfect for all types of turkey hunting. The seat is nimble and lightweight at only 6.4 pounds and equipped with an adjustable padded carry strap, allowing hunters to venture farther and hunt longer.
Grace Engineering and its brand Montana Rifle Company (MRC) are excited to talk about one of their engineering accomplishments, the Adaptive Controlled Round Feed, which is incorporated in both MRC models - Junction and Highline.
The Thunderclap™ offers a unique set of features and best-quality construction methods. The Thunderclap is the first holster in Galco’s Masterbilt™ series of best-quality, premier-grade holsters.
Bear Creek Arsenal’s new ambidextrous charging handle is a crucial accessory for any firearm enthusiast. Our ambidextrous charging handle allows you to manipulate the firearm efficiently using either hand.
WATCHTOWER Firearms is in full production of its APACHE 1911 Double-Stack Pistol. Available in two colors, graphite & black and graphite & copper, the APACHE 1911 double stack has a suggested retail price of $3990.
Mossberg is proud to announce a new distribution business relationship with Orion Wholesale. This business relationship adds Orion Wholesale to Mossberg’s distinguished list of distributors dedicated to promoting the Mossberg brand and product line.
iRayUSA introduces a new version of the RICO Mk1 thermal weapon sight. Based on the RICO (Rugged Infrared Compact Optic) Mk1 series of thermal weapon sights, the RICO Mk1 V2 was redesigned with improved audio recording, a blazing fast 60 Hz refresh rate, and an impressively upgraded ≤20 mK sensitivity rating.
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned shooter, you will love Bear Creek Arsenal’s new 201 rifle. This semi-automatic .22 LR caliber rifle is one of the most popular designs with innovative technology in features and options that make it even more customizable and fun to shoot.
ALPS OutdoorZ designers have incorporated the stadium seat concept into the most comfortable turkey hunting vests on the market. The new Impact Pro turkey vest comes in Mossy Oak® Original Bottomland® camo and weighs 5 lbs. MSRP is $149.99.
ScentLok continues the bomber tradition with its new Insulated Bomber Hat. At the core of the Insulated Bomber Hat’s furnace is 100g of authentic Thinsulate. Technology continues with ScentLok’s Carbon Alloy, which offers continuous absorption of odors by combining treated carbon, activated carbon, and zeolite to adsorb odors emitted by your body.
Ranges and retailer-ranges that host First Shots events can generate up to $1,500 ($15 credit for each person they put through a First Shots experience) in store credit with Crow Shooting Supply, in addition to the $1,500 monetary incentive that shooting facilities can generate through NSSF’s new First Shots incentives that were announced late last year.
Gun Owners of America (GOA) is excited to announce their inaugural Gun Owners Advocacy and Leadership Summit (GOALS), which will be held in mid-August in Knoxville, Tennessee. This two-day weekend event is expected to draw tens of thousands of attendees and will feature speeches from leaders in the gun rights movement, educational panels, meet and greet sessions, and musical performances from major artists.
Primary Arms Optics is excited to announce its participation at the IWA OutdoorClassics, the world's leading trade fair for hunting, shooting sports, and outdoor activities. The event is set to take place at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, from February 29 to March 3, 2024. Visitors are invited to explore Primary Arms Optics' latest advancements in optics at booth #3C-403.
Liberty Ammunition has been invited to exhibit at Enforce Tac and IWA in Nuremberg, Germany. This includes participating at the Global Defense booth (Hall 5, Stand 5-219), at IWA and Dillon Europe booth at Enforce Tac.
Primary Arms Optics will exhibit in the upcoming Enforce Tac 2024 (Booth #7-870) in Nuremberg, Germany from February 26th to 28th. As a leader in the firearms optics industry, Primary Arms Optics will feature its latest tactical optics built to enhance the precision and performance of operators in the field.
ZeroTech Optics is excited to announce its attending the upcoming IWA OutdoorClassics show, taking place from Thu, 29 Feb 2024 – Mon, 4 Mar 2024. Visitors can find us in Hall A at booth number 3A-300, where we will be showcasing all our new optic releases for 2024.
Century Arms and CANiK announce their attendance at the 2024 Kinsey’s Dealer Show at the Lancaster County Convention Center, Lancaster, Pa. Stop by booth #143 and meet Regional Sales Manager, Anthony Commo.
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