Gun News: Colt Acquisition & Mountain Lion Hunts

Posted by Dan Carlson on Feb 23rd 2021

Gun News: Colt Acquisition & Mountain Lion Hunts

CZ Group to acquire Colt
Czech Republic-based CZ Group (CZG) has entered into an agreement to purchase iconic American firearms manufacturer Colt. Learn more about this HERE.

Minnesota introduces constitutional amendment to protect gun and knife owners
The proposed amendment includes added protections designed to counter infringements on the right to bear arms allowed by various courts over the years. Read more about this HERE.

Sage grouse reproduction holding steady in Wyoming
Sage grouse reproduction held steady in 2020 based on preliminary data from the wings of harvested chick and hen sage grouse. Find out more HERE.

RMEF seeks Regional Director for Iowa and Nebraska
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, a non-profit, wildlife habitat conservation organization has a Regional Director opening for Nebraska and Iowa . Get the details HERE.

Oklahoma proposes mountain lion hunt
State wildlife officials verified more sightings of mountain lions in Oklahoma in 2020 than any other year since the Wildlife Department started keeping such data in 2002. Learn more HERE.

Idaho proposals for 2021-22 big game season now available for public comment
Fish and Game will be setting new seasons for upcoming deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear, mountain lion, and wolf hunts in March, and hunters can now see proposed season and changes and provide comments. The comment period deadline is Feb. 25. Read how to comment HERE.

Idaho wolf population remains stable
Idaho Fish and Game’s second annual wolf population estimate documented the population was stable from 2019 to 2020. See the population estimates HERE.

A history of the 10 mm Auto
Originally developed as a law enforcement cartridge and discontinued as such, today the 10 mm Auto is making a comeback. This article from the NRA’s American Rifleman website provides background on the cartridge, and discusses some of the firearms chambered for it. Discover more HERE.