Outdoor News: SHOT Show, Deer Disease Alert & More!

Posted by Dan Carlson on Oct 11th 2021

Outdoor News: SHOT Show, Deer Disease Alert & More!

Smith & Wesson’s move to Tennessee follows a trend
< Smith & Wesson recently announced it is moving its operations from Massachusetts to Tennessee and is following a trend. More than a dozen companies have made similar moves in recent years as they flee states with high taxes and/or restrictive firearm regulations. See where they’re moving to HERE. Read more about this HERE.

SHOT Show 2022 will happen, not all will attend
Registration for the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show will open next week as vendors and customers look forward to the huge shooting industry event in Las Vegas. But at least one of the industry’s biggest names will not be attending. Get the details HERE.

Six deer in southern Michigan test positive for epizootic hemorrhagic disease
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Disease Laboratory and the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Tuesday announced they have confirmed that six free-ranging, white-tailed deer from four counties have died from epizootic hemorrhagic disease. Find out more HERE.

Michgian: Report your deer harvest online this fall
Beginning Oct. 1, you can report your 2021 deer harvest online. All data collected helps the DNR to manage the deer population in Michigan. Reporting your deer is optional, but highly encouraged. Learn more HERE.

Tips for traveling with guns
It's almost that time of year: Traveling season. Whether you're going hunting or heading out to visit family for the holidays, there are some important things you should know about traveling with firearms. Vista Outdoor's J.J. Reich walks you through it HERE.

Five mistakes that cost bowhunters big
Archery season is certainly upon us and some may have already arrowed this winter’s meat. However, with a few months left of seasons in many areas, it is not too late to avoid making mistakes while in the field that will cost you. A recent article from the NRA Family website explains five of the most common mistakes HERE.

Gun cleaning for people who hate it
Gun cleaning is a chore few people look forward to, including the author of this piece in which he shares some cleaning tips that make things easier. Read it HERE.

Elk finally gets tire removed from neck
For more than two years, a wild elk in Colorado eluded game officers who wanted to catch it and remove a tire from the animal’s neck. They finally succeeded last week. See the story HERE.