Outdoor News: Gun Rights Victory, CWD in Iowa, and More

Posted by Dan Carlson on Jan 25th 2022

Outdoor News: Gun Rights Victory, CWD in Iowa, and More

NRA Wins Case Against Los Angeles County
The Ninth Circuit sided with the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action last week when it struck down a Los Angeles County order that forced gun stores and shooting ranges to close in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the ruling took two years to come down, it will likely impact any future attempts to infringe on rights of gun owners. Read more HERE.

Samples Uncover More CWD in Iowa Deer
Samples from nearly 5,000 deer have been tested as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources effort to monitor for chronic wasting disease, resulting in 36 confirmed positives from the 2021-2022 hunting season. Get details HERE.

CWD Research Gets $100,000 Boost from RMEF
The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, a founding member and sponsor of the Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance, provided $100,000 in grant funding to assist three research projects promoting the scientific understanding of CWD. Discover more HERE.

Michigan cancels Becoming and Outdoor Woman winter event
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced today this winter’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman weekend program set for Feb. 25-27, 2022 in Marquette County has been canceled because of a surge in Michigan coronavirus cases. See details HERE.

NWTF Helps Expand Ohio State Forest by 1,252 Acres
The National Wild Tturkey Federation Ohio State Chapter contributed $50,000 to facilitate the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ purchase of the 1,252-acre Scioto County tract of land. The tract of land lies adjacent to Shawnee State Forest, in a region nicknamed the Little Smokies of Ohio. Read more HERE.

Arizona: Applications for 2022 Pronghorn, Elk Hunts Due Soon
The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds hunters that the deadline to apply for 2022 hunt permit-tags issued through the draw process for pronghorn and elk is approaching. Find out more HERE.

Nebraska: Free-earned Landowner Elk Permit Program Now Available
Landowners and leaseholders can get a free elk permit based on accumulated antlerless elk harvests on their Nebraska property. Learn more HERE.

Montana: Shooting Range Development Grant Application Deadline
Shooting clubs, private organizations, local governments and school districts have until Feb. 1 to apply for a shooting range improvement grant. Get information HERE.

Springfield Armory SA-35 Wins Editors' Choice Award
Springfield Armory is proud to announce it has won On Target magazine’s 2021 Editor’s Choice Award for the SA-35 9mm pistol. Read more HERE.

Remington Knives are Coming Back
Remington's iconic line of Remington cutlery has been reborn for this year. Knife enthusiasts will rejoice to know that the same quality, design and branding as well as the classic names we know and love are heading back into our pockets and EDC kits. Find out more HERE.

Uberti’s New Cattleman Offers Great Versatilty
Uberti has announced the release of new versions of its Cattleman replicas of the legendary Colt SAA revolver chambered in 9 mm. It can be ordered with an additional cylinder chambered in .357 Magnum, which gives the owner the option to shoot three calibers in one gun. Discover more HERE.

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