Outdoor News: Guns, Bows & Big Game

Posted by Dan Carlson on Jan 14th 2022

Outdoor News: Guns, Bows & Big Game

NRA's Great American Outdoor Show Returns to Pennsylvania
The National Rifle Association is pleased to announce the return of the Great American Outdoor Show, to be held February 5-13, 2022 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Get details HERE.

ATA Board of Directors Name Jeff Poole as New CEO
The Archery Trade Association welcomes Jeff Poole as the new President and CEO. Poole brings 29 years of National Rifle Association leadership experience to the position and is eager to start his new role. Learn more HERE.

ATA Announces 2022 Best in Show and Impact Award Winners
The Archery Trade Association announced winners for its third annual Best in Show awards program at the 2022 ATA Trade Show in Louisville, Jan. 7-9. See the winners HERE.

FBI Chooses Winchester Ammo
Winchester Ammunition has been awarded in three out of four categories on a recent Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)9mm ammunition contract. Find out more HERE.

Urban Archery Season Extended in Three Michigan Counties
There’s still time for bowhunters to harvest deer in three urban areas. Learn where HERE.

Georgia Quietly Becoming Home For Gun Manufacturers
The state is now home to 74 companies that make hunting rifles, shotguns, pistols, semi-automatic military style rifles, parts, accessories and ammunition, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Read more HERE.

RMEF Helps Conserve Prime Elk Habitat in Colorado
Prime Colorado elk habitat in two different parts of the state is now permanently conserved thanks to two families who value wildlife and sought out the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to help them protect their land. Get the details HERE.

WSF Applauds New Desert Bighorn Herd in New Mexico
The Wild Sheep Foundation has acknowledged the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish and the New Mexico Chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation for their efforts in establishing a new desert bighorn sheep herd in southwest New Mexico. Find out more HERE.

Chronic Wasting Disease Detected For First Time In Alabama Deer
Chronic wasting disease or CWD was recently detected in a hunter-harvested deer in northwestern Alabama, making it the 28th state where CWD has been documented. It’s the first time CWD has been detected in a state that borders Florida. Learn more HERE.

Nebraska Spring Turkey Licenses Now Available
With birds in every county, long seasons,great public access and $8 permits for youth, Nebraska's spring turkey season is one worth waiting and planning for. Get your permit HERE.

Professional Archer Tim Gillingham Sets Two World Records in 2021
Nexgen Outfitters congratulates pro archer Tim Gillingham on a remarkable and record-setting 2021 competitive season. Over the course of the year, Gillingham set two new world records, capping an impressive record of victories throughout the season. See them HERE.

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