Archives for September 2013

7th Annual Harvest Festival

NASP - Winded Bowhunter - Potomac Point WineryIt’s that time of year again… For Potomac Point Winery’s 7th annual Harvest Festival!

Some of our staff will be assisting Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries running the outdoor archery range for kids. There will also me a casting course so the kids can learn to cast!

Come out today for an afternoon full of fall games, festive food, grape stomping, and tons of live music! Come celebrate this exciting harvest season with your Potomac Point family!!! [Read more…]

Virginia’s Duncan New Chair of NBCI Management Board

National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative

Bob Duncan, executive director of the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries, is the new chairman of the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative’s Management Board.

Duncan replaces Dr. Jon Gassett, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources, who recently resigned to accept a position with the Wildlife Management Institute. The NBCI board is comprised of the commissioner/director of each of the 25 state wildlife agencies in the NBCI region, or their designees. Meeting twice a year, their role is to provide high-level policy guidance to the national effort to restore wild bobwhites. [Read more…]

Hunters Reminded of Rules on Importing Deer, Elk

Vermont Fish & WildlifeHunters traveling outside Vermont to hunt deer or elk need to keep in mind that the regulation designed to protect Vermont’s wild deer from chronic wasting disease remains in effect, according to a reminder from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal disease of the brain and nervous system in deer and elk. Abnormal prion proteins produce lesions in the brain that cause disorientation and emaciation in conjunction with other abnormal behaviors. For the latest information on CWD, check these websites: www.vtfishandwildlife.com and www.cwd-info.org. [Read more…]

MT FWP To Host Bison Discussion In Lewistown

BisonMontana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will host a two-day discussion in Lewistown on public issues related to efforts to create a long-term bison conservation and management plan for Montana.

FWP is seeking to bring together a number of state and community leaders for the Sept. 26-27 facilitated gathering at the Yogo Inn, 211 E. Main St. in Lewistown. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 10 a.m. on Sept. 26 and end at 3 p.m. on Sept. 27. [Read more…]

Premium Optics with Bargain Prices

Zeiss TERRA ED BinocularsHave you ever wanted to a pair of premium European glass optics, but just could not justify the money?

Well, continue on as we have the scoop on the new Terra ED binoculars from Carl Zeiss Sprts Optics!

The Terra ED binos are Waterproof, available in 8×42 and 10×42 modlels, showcase the benefits of qulaity Germany engineering and design.

Their Schott ED glass with Zeiss MC multi-coated lenses offer bright and clear images even in low-light conditions. [Read more…]

Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Groups Unite in Urging Congressional Appropriators to Save Funding that Protects Fish, Wildlife and Their Habitats

Teaming With WildlifeWASHINGTON – More than 1,600 organizations representing tens of millions of birders, hikers, hunters, anglers, boaters and other conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts delivered a collective letter to congressional appropriators Wednesday urging them to restore funding to popular and effective fish and wildlife conservation grant programs. The letter is in response to efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives to zero out funding for the State and Tribal Wildlife Grants Program, North American Wetlands Conservation Fund, Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Fund, Forest Legacy Program and the Land and Water Conservation Fund next fiscal year. [Read more…]

APA Archery Re-signs with Wild TV for Another Season of FLATLINERS

APA We are not the sameEdmonton, AB – Wild TV, Canada’s only hunting, fishing and outdoor lifestyle network has re-signed APA Archery for sponsorship of the next season of their popular series FLATLINERS. As the continued compound bow sponsor, APA Archery will maintain their strong presence on the network and viewers can expect to see the newest products demonstrated first hand by some of their favorite outdoor personalities. [Read more…]

Prois Generation X

The Prois Generation-X Jacket and Pants are constructed with a wind and water resistant fabric and a a warm, micro fleece tricot lining.

Their form-fitting design optimizes movement. The scapular pockets house hand warmers, and the added deep lumbar pocket across teh back is designed to hold goods.

Features:

  • Includes our signature Scapular Pockets located between the shoulder blades built to house activated hand warmers, thus enhancing thermo-regulation.
  • Deep hand pockets.
  • All zippers with snapdown sliders for silence

The Generation X series offers the UTMOST in performance for the hardcore female hunter!

Sitka Gear Adds Technical Packs

Sitka Gear has added two technical packs to its lineup, both aimed at serious whitetail hunter and covered in Gore Optifade Forest.

The Tool Box is a compact (1,000 ci) messenger-type bag designed for morning or evening hunts. Multiple built-in straps and loops secure the Tool Box to a tree without hooks or screws. Once secured, imagine a shaving kit that opens up to offer easy access to all your gear, with room to stow shed layers with the changing conditions.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Bow Carry System
  • Zippered Mesh Pockets
  • Full Zippered Main Compartment [Read more…]

You Are Nothing In GORE OPTIFADE

I have been using the GORE OPTIFADE Concealment patterns for a few years now. By now most of you have seen or at least have heard of Ortifade. There are 3 GORE OPTIFADE Concealment patters as you read this. There is the OPTIFADE Open Country, OPTIFADE Forest and OPTIFADE Marsh which will be released in or around June. On this article we will primarily focus on the OPTIFADE Forest pattern, which was designed specifically for treestand hunters. But, if you are interested in the OPTIFADE Marsh pattern, you get more information here. [Read more…]