Archives for August 2015

Introducing the Montana 610, 610t Camo, 680 and 680t

Garmin Montana 680OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Montana 610, 610t Camo, 680 and 680t, adding four new units to the popular line of outdoor handhelds. Featuring an updated 8MP camera for high-quality geotagged photos, the new Montana 600 series units now have GLONASS support for improved positioning and quicker fixes, as well as 250,000 preloaded geocaches and storage capacity for millions more. The new Montana 600 series feature a ruggedized design with multiple mounting and battery options, and support for a wide range of Garmin cartography, including a free subscription to BirdsEye Satellite Imagery on all units and preloaded TOPO US 100K on the 610t Camo and 680t. [Read more…]

Darn Tough Vermont Hiker 1/4 Sock Cushion – Review

Vermont Darn Tough Hiker 1/4 Sock CushionOne of my passions is bowhunting in the backcountry.

Being a flat lander, one of the best ways for me to get my legs and lungs prepared for the Rocky Mountains is trail running.

On one of my stints on the Appalachian Trail, I struck up a conversation with a couple at the Bears Den and we were discussing gear, adventures that we have been on and were planning to do. [Read more…]

HAWK introduces the new Traction SS Climbing Sticks

HAWK Traction SS Climbing SticksHAWK® introduces the new Traction SS™ climbing sticks- boot gripping confidence from the ground up.

Frankenmuth, MI— August 11, 2015 — HAWK®, industry leader in innovative, hunter driven treestand design and accessories, introduces their new Traction SS™ climbing sticks. Featuring boot grabbing traction steps and 32″ in length, the Traction SS™ sticks are a great value in a premium climbing stick. Rock-solid steel sticks weigh 4.6 pounds, and comes standard with the company’s exclusive overmolded tree strap hooks and a heavy duty webbed nylon strap for quick, quiet climbing and decent. Each Traction SS™ step has raised teeth to bite into the hunter’s boot in any weather condition. With the Traction SS™ climbing sticks, climb with confidence in mud, snow, ice, and whatever else Mother Nature has to offer. [Read more…]

Vermont’s Moose Hunt Auction Closes Aug. 13

Vermont Moose Vermont’s auction for five moose hunting permits is open until 4:30 p.m. August 13.  Bids will be opened and winners notified on August 14.

Auction winners will hunt in one of several wildlife management units (WMUs) open to moose hunting and choose to hunt during the October 1-7 archery season, or in the October 17-22 regular season.

Additional information about the auction is on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website by clicking here…

Moose permit bid packets can be obtained by calling Fish & Wildlife at 802-828-1190.

Proceeds from the moose hunting permit auction help fund Vermont Fish & Wildlife educational programs.

“Randy Newberg Unfiltered” Podcast: How Do Hunters Protect Their Heritage; Plus Who is Responsible for Youth Hunters

Randy Newberg Unfiltered PodcastExpect the Unexpected from Newberg as He Takes a Deeper Dive on Hot Topics Facing Hunters Today

BOZEMAN, MT– On the latest episode of ( Randy Newberg Unfiltered radio show, host Randy Newberg, along with producers Dan Doty and Janis Putelis, answer listener questions from the HuntTalk forum where nothing is off limits. Plus, this week’s guests are David Brinker and Jeff Sposito of Sitka Gear. [Read more…]

South Dakota Antelope Season Deadline Approaching

South Dakota AntelopeThe application deadline for the 2015 Prairie Antelope and Custer State Park Antelope is quickly approaching.

The paper application deadline for the Prairie Antelope and Custer State Park Antelope Seasons is August 14 and online applications must be submitted by 8 a.m. CDT, August 19.

There is no deadline for the unlimited Archery Antelope Season.

To apply for these seasons electronically, click here.

Mystery Ranch Launches Largest Giveaway to Date

Mystery Ranch LogoBozeman, MT – Mystery Ranch, a pack company with a product line focused on functionality, comfort, quality and durability has recently completed their “Built for the Mission” design story video, which captures the essence of this legendary pack company. In celebration of this release, Mystery Ranch has announced their largest product giveaway yet. [Read more…]