Archives for November 2013

Ohio Hunters Can Purchase and Use Antlerless Deer Permits Through December 1

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio white-tailed deer hunters can still purchase and use antlerless deer permits through Sunday, Dec. 1, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Hunters can tag and check antlerless deer with an antlerless permit through Dec. 1. After Dec. 1, hunters must possess or purchase an either-sex deer permit to pursue bucks and does until Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. Either-sex permits can be purchased online at or at a license vendor. [Read more…]

ATA Partners with NRA’s Great American Outdoor Show

ATA - Archery Trade AssociationNEW ULM, Minn. – The Archery Trade Association is partnering with the National Rifle Association to help promote archery and bowhunting in February during the NRA’s new Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa.

This nine-day event – scheduled for Feb. 1-9 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center – replaces the former Eastern Sports and Outdoors Show, which shut down earlier this year after its owner, Reed Exhibitions, sparked a boycott by banning AR-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at the event. [Read more…]

From The Hospital Bed To The Gym

Eric Smith Wilderness AthleteThere are a variety of reasons people use Wilderness Athlete® nutritional products.. Hunters use Wilderness Athlete to stay in shape for hunting season. Some use them to keep themselves fueled while they are fishing, climbing, snowboarding, mountain biking or training for an endurance race.. Eric Smith from Reno, Nevada started using Wilderness Athlete products because he wanted to lose a lot of weight so he would be able to do outdoor activities like hunt with his son. “In May 2011, I was very ill and was hospitalized for a week or so. They never figured out what was wrong with me but I was extremely heavy. When I got out of the hospital, I decided I needed to lose weight. My son was only two years old at the time and I feared I wouldn’t be able to do things with him if I didn’t get into shape,” Smith said. [Read more…]

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

We at Winded Bowhunter would like to express our gratitude to all of the military that are currently serving, and have served our Great Nation!

And to all of the families that have lost a loved one while serving our Great Nation, our prayers have been sent for as we are deeply sorry for your loss.

How Will You Honor Our Heroes This Veterans Day?

RMEF Launches Youth Membership

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation - RMEFMISSOULA, Mont.–In an effort to better promote and protect the present and future of conservation, a love of the outdoors and hunting, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation initiated a new youth membership category.

“We remain committed to ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat, and our hunting heritage. And who holds the keys to that future if not our sons and daughters and grandchildren?” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “As far as gifts go, this membership ranks right up there with your first rifle or bow. It will attract, engage and help young hunter-conservationists fall to love with elk, the places they live and the challenge of hunting them.” [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…]

NASP, IBO Partner for New NASP Student Archer Challenge

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM - NASPThe International Bowhunting Organization (IBO) and the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®) have joined forces to implement an exciting additional shooting activity for student archers. Together they will launch the “NASP® IBO 3D Challenge” at the 2014 NASP® National tournament in Louisville, KY May 10-11. [Read more…]