Archives for May 2013

NH Moose Hunt Lottery Deadline Tomorrow

Maine MooseCONCORD, NH — – If you haven’t submitted an application and want a chance to hunt moose in New Hampshire this fall, then you better get moving! The deadline for entering the New Hampshire moose hunt lottery is just a week away, Friday, May 31. This year, 275 lucky winners will be offered permits to participate in New Hampshire’s 2013 moose hunt, which runs from October 19 – 27. Last year’s statewide hunter success rate for moose was 64%. [Read more…]

Montana Decoy Announces New Moose Decoy

Montana Decoy is proud to announce the new Moose II decoy. As with all Montana Decoys, it’s lightweight, easy to use and built from an actual photo of a moose in the wild.

“We are always trying to improve our designs by listening to user feedback,”Jerry McPherson, Montana Decoy founder, said. “While our original Moose decoy worked great, a lot of hunters wanted a more broadside look and the Moose II provides that along with a darker look.” [Read more…]

ZEISS Wins Two Outdoor Life Top Honors For HT & HD Binoculars

ZEISS Wins Two Outdoor Life Top Honors For HT & HD BinocularsNORTH CHESTERFIELD, VA.- Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world’s leading manufacturer in high performance sports optics, received two coveted Editor’s Choice Awards for the new VICTORY HT 10×42 and CONQUEST HD 8×32 in the Outdoor Life’s 2013 Gear Test. John Snow, Outdoor Life Shooting Editor, presented the Editor’s Choice Awards during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas. [Read more…]

The National Archery in the Schools Program continues to break records

National Archery in the Schools Program NASPStudents from nearly 600 NASP schools across the United States just buried the world record they set just one year ago! Additionally, the top male archer, Jericho Vannoy from Madisonville, KY tied NASP®’s individual world record. Top teams shared the record-breaking frenzy as well. Chatsworth, Georgia’s Woodlawn Elementary School and Cadiz, Kentucky’s Trigg County High School also broke two of NASP®’s three team world records.

The 2013 NASP® National Tournament was held May 9-11 at Louisville, Kentucky’s Exposition Center. Our indoor archery range is the world’s largest at 1,350 feet because it had to accommodate the world’s largest gathering of archers at 9,426 students this year. This was larger than the number that set the Guinness World Record at last year’s NASP Nationals with 7,804 4th-12th grade student archers. [Read more…]

Maine Moose Permit Lottery Deadline

Maine MooseThe Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is reminding all hunters that the deadline to apply for the 2013 Maine Moose Permit Lottery is less than two weeks away.

Prospective moose hunters have until 11:59 p.m. on May 14 to apply for the permit lottery online. The online application can be found at

This year, 4,110 permits will be awarded, up from 3,725 permits last year. [Read more…]

Turkey Hunting Tips Available in New E-book

e-book Today's Turkey HunterThose who are new to turkey hunting or are thinking about taking it up will find the new e-book Today’s Turkey Hunter a valuable how-to guide. Published by Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc., Today’s Turkey Hunter contains wild turkey video, audio of the most common turkey calls, and easy-to-understand instructions.

“Turkey hunting is growing in popularity, with more than three million participants now. Providing basic information about how to turkey hunt will help make hunters’ trips afield safer and more rewarding,” said Kurt Kalkomey, president of Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc. “We’re committed to accuracy. So to make sure this e-book provided the best possible information, we had the experts at the National Wild Turkey Federation review it.” [Read more…]

Limited Edition “BAB” Tee

The Limited Edition tee features the stylized grizzly bear logo (AKA: “BAB”) from the hit film series, “The Short Season” by Jeff Simpson! This is one to hang onto!

“Button Buck as a brand represents a part of me that can carry over to my kids. On a bigger scale, Button Buck represents Dad’s being responsible men, teaching conservation and outdoor skills to the next generation,” Jeff Simpson, Filmmaker, Fencepost Films // Arctos Collective. [Read more…]