Rachel Ahtila named as 2013 Prois Award Recipient

Rachel AhtilaIt is with great excitement that Prois Hunting & Field Apparel for Women introduces the 2013 Prois Award Recipient, RACHEL AHTILA!

Congratulations to each and every amazing lady who was a finalist for this award. Each of you is 100% deserving of this award and we are proud to be part of this journey! While announcing the winner is both a happy and sad day for us here at Prois, we hope you will all join us in congratulating Rachel! We are certain she will represent all of the amazing ladies out there through the spirit of this award! Rachel joins Andrea Fisher and Ruth Cusack in the ranks of Prois Award Recipients. [Read more…]

Hunters Spend $292 Million in Vermont

Hunters Spend $292 Million in Vermont

VTF&W photo by John Hall

Hunters spend $292 million annually in Vermont, including in our more rural areas, and they do so after foliage tourism ends and before skiing starts.

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department reports that hunters contribute significantly to the state’s economy and spend more than $292 million in Vermont annually, according to a recent survey by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Census Bureau. [Read more…]

Under Armour Presents Ridge Reaper On Outdoor Channel

Ridge Reaper - Jason CarterTEMECULA, CALIF. – On Mondays at 11 pm ET/ 8 pm PT, Outdoor Channel viewers will be taken on an exhilarating hunting journey with the leading brand of sports performance apparel – Under Armour.

The brand new half-hour TV series, titled “Under Armour Presents Ridge Reaper,” features seasoned hunter Jason Carter and the Under Armour team – comprised of Under Armour executives Kip Fulks, Koby Fulks, and Bryan Offutt – as they hunt the biggest game in western North America and bring the world’s most innovative sports brand into the high action outdoor entertainment arena of Outdoor Channel programming. [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…]

Acclaimed Filmmakers Show Hunting as “Elegant”

Searching for WestBOZEMAN, Mont. – Elk hunter and mountain athlete Mark Seacat has long believed that the primal act of hunting is, at its core, quite beautiful. Now he and director Christopher Murphy think they’ve proven it. They’ve created what they call an “elegant and authentic hunting story” with their new short film, Searching for West. [Read more…]

New Season of On Your Own Adventures Premiers Next Week

On Your Own Adventures

MISSOULA, MT- Warm Springs Production has announced a new season of Federal Premium’s On Your Own Adventures will begin airing this week on Sportsman Channel. New episodes begin Thursday, June 28th at 9pm Eastern Time. [Read more…]

Lake Braddock Rifle Team Receives Endowment

Lake Braddock-Midway USA-RMEF EndowmentMISSOULA, Mont.— Fairfax, VA’s Lake Braddock Secondary School Rifle Team received a $10,000 endowment to support their local shooting team. The endowment was awarded through a partnership between the Midway USA Foundation and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF). [Read more…]

Cameron Hanes Joins the Brunton

Brunton Hunting, an American Icon, is proud to announce hunting Icon Cameron Hanes has joined the Brunton family and is now wearing the new Brunton Icon binoculars as well as using Primus ultra light stoves and equipment during his “off-the-grid” hunting adventures.

Cam, a do it yourself backcountry hunter, pushes products to extreme measures with his adventure hunts. Having equipment that can go the distance he does is vital to his success. “Hunters can be a tough crowd. They are savvy buyers and can tell if what you preach is real or if you’re trying to sell them an ill bill of goods,” comments Cam. “You can’t pull the wool over their eyes. I am confident with my Brunton and Primus gear and would recommend it without hesitation.” [Read more…]

Field Logic Acquires S4Gear

Field Logics4GearField Logic has announced its acquisition of S4Gear.  The Field Logic family, which includes The Block archery targets, GlenDel Buck 3D targets, IQ Bowsights, Sure-Loc sights, X-Press bow presses and Apple Archery products, is excited for the growth that will come with the addition of S4Gear. [Read more…]