Archives for August 2012

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Trophy Ridge Cypher 5 Bow Sight Available in Realtree APG

August 22, 2012 — With the same strength as aluminum (but 25% lighter), this bow sight by Trophy Ridge features Soft Touch Ballistix Coating that delivers added vibration reduction. Available in Realtree APG, the Trophy Ridge Cypher 5 is lighter and quiter than other bow sights, but is still very strong. [Read more…]

3 Tips for Whitetail Hunters Who Dream of Chasing Elk

MISSOULA, Mont.—Elk: The official daydream of whitetail hunters everywhere.

But hunting deer and hunting elk are, typically, two distinct disciplines within North American big game hunting. Different skill sets and expectations are required. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation offers three tips to help new elk hunters make the transition from fantasy to reality.

Brandon Bates, host of “RMEF Team Elk” on Outdoor Channel, is familiar with the dream. He grew up in southern Louisiana chasing white-tailed deer with gun and bow. Like thousands of his counterparts across the country, Bates spent countless quiet hours in low-country treestands while imagining snowy peaks, alpine meadows, dark timber basins—and giant bulls. [Read more…]

ATA Applauds Choice of Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan Shooting Mathews BowNEW ULM Minn. — The Archery Trade Association applauds the selection of Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s running mate.

“Governor Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan could not be more appropriate for the country, for small businesses like our ATA member companies and for bowhunters, archers and conservationists,” said Jay McAninch, ATA CEO/president. “Paul has been a great friend of our industry and has worn the bowhunting label proudly as he’s advanced in his career and become a key policymaker here in Washington DC. Unfortunately, to label Paul only as a bowhunter is to sell him short. He’s first and foremost a devoted family man who exemplifies the best quality of values, work ethic, character and principles.” [Read more…]

Zing…What was that?

Into High CountryZing…What was that? That was the first season of the best backcountry show on television!

Unless you have been living under a rock, you may have either heard of or watched one of the best hunting shows on television produced by Zing Outdoor Adventures. I recently was able to catch-up with my good friend Jason Matzinger, who is the CEO of Zing Outdoor Adventures and host of Into High Country. We discussed the ride he has had to building one of the best hunting shows on television. [Read more…]

Hi Mountain Seasonings Introduces Hunter’s Blend Summer Sausage

Hi Mountain Seasonings Hunter’s Blend Summer SausageRIVERTON, Wyo. (August 1, 2012) — Summer sausage isn’t just for summer. It’s a delicious snack that can be made and enjoyed all year long. With hunting season just around the corner, Hi Mountain Seasonings is pleased to announce that the Hunter’s Blend flavor has been so overwhelmingly popular that the company has added it to the Summer Sausage Line. The special blend of garlic and pepper with a subtle hint of hickory and finished with just a touch of heat has taken home jerky making to another level.  [Read more…]

Kelly Kettle – My Kettle

Kelly Kettle

The first kettle dates back to the 1890’s to County Mayo, Ireland. A young lad named Patrick Kelly, made his first kettle from Tin after a cold winter of tinkering and experimentation.

Now, brothers Patrick & Seamus Kelly, are proud to be the fourth generation of Kellys to produce their popular kettles and camping equipment. The Kelly brothers continue to develop the Kelly Kettle Brand and bring you their loyal customers, new and exciting products & gear. [Read more…]