Awards & Honors
Summit Treestands took home the Gold 2020 Readers’ Choice Award for the “Climbing Treestand” category voted on by the readers of Bowhunting World magazine.
Primos Hunting is pleased to announce that it has been named by the National Wildlife Turkey Foundation (NWTF) as this year’s recipient of the prestigious Dick Kirby Award.
FeraDyne Outdoors proudly announces its acceptance of five Bowhunting World Readers’ Choice Gold Awards during the 2020 Archery Trade Association Trade Show.

TRUGLO, Inc. is please to announce that the editors of On Target magazine have chosen the company's recently introduced IGNiTE series red dot optics to receive the publication's 2019 Editor's Choice Award.
The Walther PPQ was named Personal Defense World’s Best 9mm Modern Police Sidearm. Personal Defense World conducted a test comparing Reliability, Ergonomics, Trigger Control, Recoil Control, Sights, Off-Hand Accuracy, and Reloading Ease with a 1-15 point scale.
The Plano EDGE™ Master Terminal Box features a one of a kind "Box within a Box" type of organization. Universal fit interior boxes allow for maximum flexibility, lock in place, but lift out allowing for easily accessible organization.

Reel in the big ones wearing the new Magellan Outdoors Men's Realtree Fish WAV3 Reversible Fishing T-shirt, now available at Academy Sports + Outdoors. Available in a variety of colors, this long-sleeve, crew-neck tee keeps you dry and protects you from the sun's harsh rays.
Industry Update
Celerant Technology announced a partnership with Grassroots Outdoor Alliance. Through an integration with Celerant’s point of sale solution, Grassroots can harness the power of retail data to help independent retailers and manufacturers reach new levels of success.
NSSF® is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the 2020 Ambassador Academy taking place Mar. 28-Apr. 1 in Orlando, Florida. This is the second year for the Ambassador Academy, and this year NSSF has provided grants to help offset the cost of attendance for qualified participants.

Kelly Brand Management (KBM), a sales, marketing, and business management consultancy was founded to provide growth solutions for Sporting Goods/Outdoor manufacturers. KBM aims to position itself as a true one-stop market services provider.
Nosler, Inc. is proud to announce the company’s certification to the newly revised ISO 9001:2015. Nosler was audited by an independent registrar and presented their certificate in November 2019.
Bear & Son Cutlery is proud to announce Kroll International as a major distributor for 2020. Starting immediately, a product line of American-made automatic, tactical, rescue, and EDC knives will be offered to law enforcement, public safety, military and homeland security dealers throughout Kroll’s distribution channels.

A commercially available test that can be used to analyze deer urine for the presence of CWD prions before its distribution to the public has been in use by Wildlife Research Center® and Tink’s® for a year, and most of the major scent companies are also adopting this technology in 2020.
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Smith & Wesson is seeking candidates for Law Enforcement Technical Services Specialist. This job has responsibility for managing all technical aspects of domestic law enforcement sales activities both pre- and post-sale.
Smith & Wesson is seeking candidates for the position of Manager, International Sales Operations. The selected candidate will serve as a key leadership position within the International Sales Department and will be responsible for supervising international sales operations and administration.

PointsNorth has partnered with an innovative, forward-thinking firearms accessory organization to locate a Senior Design Engineer for their Florida based operation.
Newsstand, Radio & TV
Turning a passion into a career path is the topic of the latest installment of Federal Ammunition’s podcast “It’s Federal Season.” Outdoor Life’s Editor-in-Chief joins Federal’s Jason Vanderbrink and Jason Nash for a look at becoming an outdoor writer and the evolving landscape of the outdoor media.
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Blazer by CCI Ammunition is proud to announce new Blazer Brass 180-grain Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) 10mm Auto ammunition. The loads use reliable brass cases and non-corrosive, non-mercuric CCI primers for clean, reliable ignition and consistent ballistics.
Product News
Stoeger continues to set the standard for dependability and versatility at a wallet-friendly price with the new P3000 Freedom Series Supreme. The Stoeger Freedom Series offers extended magazines for increased capacity while being 922R compliant.
Primos Realtree EDGE Camo Stretch Fit Masks keep you concealed and comfortable during warm-weather hunts. The stretch-fit design conceals your face and neck while keeping you cool during warm early season hunts.
For 2020 Versacarry® has produced an improved version of the Compound design with the new Compound Gen II Essential holster. This new IWB model uses water buffalo leather and polymer construction in an ultra slim design for added comfort for the user.
Kopfjäger has updated their popular K800 Carbon Fiber Tripod to include flip locks. All new K800 Tripods and K800 Tripod with Reaper Grip Kits will now be sold with flip locks instead of the previous twist lock system.
The Browning Realtree Timber Camo Lowback Seat Cover shields your automobile seats from grime and damage while reflecting your outdoor lifestyle.
The new Leica PRS 5-30x56i riflescope with its generous magnification range of 5x to 30x offers many uses for both competitive settings and long-range sport shooting and hunting – at extended distances and under the most difficult conditions.
With the Rangemaster CRF 3500.COM, precision long-range shooters and hunters in all environments receive precise, reliable rangefinding up to 3,500 yards – in fractions of a second, at the touch of a button on any type of target.
The Leica Geovid 3200.COM with Bluetooth® measures precisely to a true 3,200 yards on non-reflective targets. Industry leading optical quality and a rugged sleek design gives the new Geovid a long life and lasting value.
KONUS’ state-of-the-art series of spotting scopes has been completely re-designed in order to amaze even the most demanding users. With oversized objective lenses and zoom eyepieces, these superb instruments are built to maximize the viewing experience under any light condition.
The Realtree Xtra Paradise Pink Fast Food Women’s Tee is designed for the female hunter who loves to harvest her own meal. Designed for superior comfort and a flattering fit, this tee features a tagless, itch-free design and ribbed collar that won’t lose its shape.
Want to get up to date information on the new rules and how they will affect international commerce? The new rules that will transition firearms and ammunition from ITAR-to-EAR under U.S. Export Control Reform (“ECR”) go into effect March 9th.
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