Archives for January 2012

RMEF Eyeing an Ambitious 2012

MISSOULA, Mont.—Record-high membership. Strong fiscal performance. A landmark 6 millionth acre of habitat stewardship and protection. On the momentum of these and other accomplishments in 2011, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is eyeing 2012 with ambitious goals for conserving elk country, improving predator management and control, and building public understanding of hunters’ leadership in conservation.

“Our members and partners were part of something pretty special last year,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. [Read more…]

Sitka Scrambler For Kids

Sitka Gear Youth Scrambler Jacket Optifade ForestSitka’s Scrambler Series Brings A Youthful Look Into Performance Hunting Gear

Sitka Gear Now Offers Superior Hunting Clothing For Junior Hunters

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, is proud to unveil the Scrambler series jacket and pant, a premium performance set designed specifically for your favorite young hunter.  The Scrambler series is a testament of Sitka’s overall passion and commitment for the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts.

The Scrambler jacket’s light insulation will ward off the tykes chill in early mornings and late evenings, yet provide maximum breathability throughout the day. With articulated elbows, a micro-fleece lining, and a functional chest pocket, ther’s nothing Sitka left to chance for youngsters. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Goes Fanatical

Sitka Gear Fanatic with Primaloft 1An Abundance of Features Make the Fanatic the Flagship Piece for Whitetail Hunters

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Fanatic Jacket, Vest and Bibs featuring the Optifade Forest concealment pattern.  This marquee product offering has been specifically and scientifically designed for the hardcore whitetail hunter.

A key design feature on the Fanatic Jacket is its diagonal zipper design, which allows for a kangaroo pocket for hunters to keep their hands warm and ready for that next shot.  This feature also places the zipper on the hunter’s shoulder and not in front of their chin.

The NEW Fanatic Vest takes the versatility of the Fanatic series to the next level.  As the temperatures rise and the Fanatic Jacket layer is removed, the Vest allows for the hunter to still have all of the unique features that they are familiar with on the Fanatic Jacket.  By being able to remain comfortable in the conditions at hand, yet having the high end features the Fanatic series keeps the hunter in the tree longer, increasing their chances of success. [Read more…]

BOGS Blaze 1000

BOGS Blaze Winded Bowhunter

If you hunt where it’s wet, swampy, muddy and cold the BOGS Blaze is the perfect boot for those hunting conditions.

I am fortunate enough to be in the whitetail woods all year long. For, me it has been a long tedious task of finding an over the calf rubber boot, that was waterproof, durable, fit my foot well, functional traction and kept my foot warm while on stand during the cold months of winter. After several boots trials, my feet have found their new home in BOGS footwear. The boot that I have been wearing for the past few months is the Bogs Blaze 1000. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Drops the Dew Point

Looking To Pack Light and Stay Dry The Dew Point Is For You

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Dew Point Jacket and Pant featuring the Gore Optifade Concealment Open Country pattern.  This light-weight and extremely packable rain solution will have the back country gear head making space for the Dew Point.

A key design feature on the Dew Point is that it is built with 2-way stretch GORE-TEX fabric and a minimalistic mentality that will have every bivy hunter making the Dew Point part of their arsenal.  An open mesh pocket on the Jacket doubles as a stuff packet, allowing a hunter to have key items right at their finger tips. [Read more…]

Sitka Thunders With Their Cloudburst

 

Sitka Gear Cloudburst JacketSitka Gear Provides Thunderstorm-Fearing Mountain Hunters Peace Of Mind

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, is excited to introduce the Cloudburst series jacket and pant, which is a premium designed outfit that provide mountain hunters peace of mind with a fully featured force field against the unrelenting elements. The Cloudburst series is an example of Sitka Gear’s ingenuity to manufacture performance apparel that outdoor enthusiasts demand. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Unveils Delta Wading Jacket

Sitka Gear Delta Wading Jacket

Abundance of Key Features Make the Delta Wading Jacket One of the Most Progressive Waterfowl Products On the Market

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Delta Wading Jacket, a premium system designed with the most demanding waterfowler in mind. This marquee product has been scientifically designed and tested for hunters that desire both maximum comfort and functionality.

The new line of performance waterfowl gear from Sitka Gear utilizes the all new GORE OPTIFADE Concealment Marsh Pattern. Whether you’re traversing a marshland tulle maze or navigating the willows along a river, the Delta Wading Jacket keeps your pockets out of the water, and keeps you comfortably engaged. In addition, the jacket is built with GORE-TEX fabric that is an innovative solution for durable waterproof, breathable protection. The Delta Wading Jacket is extremely lightweight and carefully articulated to move with you as well as conveniently stuff into your daypack or gear bag. [Read more…]

ECWSF Registration Discount Pricing Extended

ECWSF-ECFNAWS Eastern Chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation

Time to register has been extended!

Take advantage of the Hotel’s room reservation

discounted pricing for this year’s

 Hunting & Outdoor Expo

***Now through February 13th, 2012***

visit their website: www.ecfnaws.org
Convention Dates: February 16 – 18, 2012
Seminars * Auctions * Raffles * Exhibits

Stay tuned, Winded Bowhunter will have a booth at ECWSF!

Sitka Gear Heats Up With Its Duck Oven

Sitka Gear Duck Oven Jacket

Create the Ultimate Seal of Warmth and Dryness between Your Jacket and Waders

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Duck Oven Jacket, which is another one of the premium items that makes up its new Waterfowl System.  With Traverse fabric on the bottom third, it makes tucking in to your waders seamless and non-restricting, allowing for maximum performance on your next hunt.

The new line of performance waterfowl gear from Sitka Gear utilizes the all new GORE OPTIFADE Concealment Marsh Pattern.  By uniting the wind protection of WINDSTOPPER fabric and the lightweight insulating qualities of Primaloft, the Duck Oven Jacket creates the ultimate jacket that provides warmth and protection from the harsh late season winds. [Read more…]

Sunday Hunting Update

Support Sunday Hunting

This is more info for those that are interested in the Sunday Hunting debate (one way or the other).

A bill, just introduced by Sen. Chap Petersen (D) to allow Sunday hunting on private land:
http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?121+ful+SB173+hil

 

Sen Phil Pucket (D) introduced a bill that would completely lift the Sunday ban:
http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?121+ful+SB151+hil [Read more…]