Niedermeyer Recognized for Introducing Women to the Outdoors

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Charita Niedermeyer, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has helped countless women get their start in the outdoors through the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Women in the Outdoors outreach program. For her efforts, the NWTF honored Niedermeyer with the Annie Oakley Award.

“I’m grateful, humbled and honored to even be nominated for this award, just for doing something I’ve loved doing,” Niedermeyer said. “I’d like to thank the Indiana NWTF State Chapter for the nomination and accept this award on behalf of my local Three Rivers Chapter, as well as all of the volunteers throughout the state of Indiana. Without my chapter committee, none of this would be possible. We all know that teamwork makes the dream work!”

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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…]

Senator Webb Stands with Sportsmen Opposes Confirmation

(Columbus) – On Wednesday, the sportsmen’s community came within five votes of stopping the nomination of Cass Sunstein to serve as the head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), otherwise known as the “Regulatory Czar.”  Sunstein is an avowed anti hunter and does not believe the second amendment applies to individual gun ownership.

While a confirmation vote took place yesterday, it was a formality after the Senate voted to over-ride a hold placed on the nomination by Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson.  It would have taken 40 votes to prevent the confirmation.  Opponents of Sunstein were only able to earn 35.  For the confirmation vote yesterday, which was in essence a formality, there would have had to be 50 no votes.  Thus, the real vote regarding Sunstein took place Wednesday night. [Read more…]