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Trout/Salmon Fishing

Total shutdown of Puget Sound salmon season sparks anger (VIDEO)

Total shutdown of Puget Sound salmon season sparks angerKomo News Reported 1st: Washington anglers are protesting an unprecedented shutdown of the Puget Sound salmon fishing season. State and tribal fishery managers failed to reach an agreement on harvest negotiations, ending all salmon fishing in the Sound on Sunday. It is not expected to reopen for the rest of the 12-month fishing season. Read more…

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Top Hunting

Remington Outdoor Company, Plant Closure

Remington Outdoor CompanyRemington Outdoor Company announced its plan today to close its Mayfield, Kentucky firearms operations in an effort to become more organizationally focused and competitive.  Approximately 200 employees will be affected.  The operation will be consolidated into their Huntsville, Alabama operation.  Actual plant closure and Read more…

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Small Game Hunting

Record Landowner Demand for CRP met with Extraordinarily Low Acceptance Rate

Pheasants ForeverU.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that 800,000 acres will be enrolled through three different components of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Of particular note, USDA’s CRP general sign-up completed at the end of February generated more than 1.8 million acres in offers, Read more…

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Bass Fishing, Top Fishing

Lortz Keeps Lead At B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern On Douglas Lake

B.A.S.S. Logo NewNorth Carolina won the team competition between 18 states, and New York angler William Lortz maintained his lead at the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors underway on Douglas Lake.  Lortz caught five bass weighing 9 pounds, 13 ounces, Read more…

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Shark Fishing

The Shark on Pacific Warriors

Uyeda BrothersMany people who saw us on the Discovery Channel’s Pacific Warriors TV show have asked about the tiger shark that came to visit after we caught the marlin. How big was it? Did the production company chum the water to get her to come around? Was that a REAL shark? How close did she get to our Hobie® Mirage® Tandem Island? Read more…

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Rifles and Shotguns

Turnbull Announces Limited Edition Engraved 1886 Rifle Series

Turnbull Restoration & Manufacturing CoTurnbull Restoration & Manufacturing Co. of Bloomfield, New York is releasing a set of 4 designs based on the 1886 lever-action rifle. There will only be one of each of the four designs made, so these are destined to be genuine collectibles. All four of the rifles will feature extra fancy American black walnut furniture, Read more…

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Hunting News

Brownell’s Offers Exclusive Bravo Company Rifles and Barrels

Brownells logoBrownells is proud to partner with Bravo Company to offer exclusive deals on the BCM OEM Rifle and Enhanced Lightweight Barrel Assembly Kits for AR-15 style rifles. These products are currently available only from Brownells. #100-019-539 BCM OEM Rifle. $999.99 retail. Read more…
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Shooting sports

Walther Arms Q5 Match Pistol

Walter Logo 1Walther is excited to announce the addition of the new Q5 Match pistol to their expanding line of competitive shooting pistols. The new production class 9mm is Built for Performance and optimized for competition. The innovative new Q5 Match features an integrated optics mounting system with adapter plates for Read more…
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Bilateral Effort Underway to Assess Populations of Arctic Seals and Polar Bears

NOAA logoImagine trying to spot an animal that blends in with its environment from an airplane while flying at 150 knots and 1,000 feet up in the air. It’s not easy. So, American and Russian government scientists are using infrared cameras that detect warm-bodied animals, coupled with high-resolution cameras to locate and identify seals Read more…

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Hunting News

Steiner Launches Compact Wildlife XP Binoculars

Steiner Optics LogoFollowing the successful 2015 launch of the premium Wildlife XP binoculars, Steiner is proud to announce the expansion of the product line to include the 8×24, 10×26 and 10.5×28 Wildlife XP Compact binoculars. The Wildlife XP Compact roof prism binoculars feature fluoride glass, precision ground lenses, and High-Definition optics with phase corrected prisms.
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Bass Fishing

Why does the TRD attract so many bites?

Why does the TRD attract so many bites

By now, most ardent bass anglers are aware that the Ned Rig flat-out produces in a variety of conditions, in many cases when no other baits will.  One question we get asked frequently (and that we often ask ourselves!) is why a bait as simple, small, and nondescript as the 2.75” Finesse TRD Read more…

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Top Fishing

New Yorker William Lotz Leads B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Regional On Douglas Lake

B.A.S.S. Logo New William Lortz can either go chasing bass or just let the fish come to him. Choosing the second option was a wise move Wednesday, as the New Yorker leads the first day of the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Regional presented by Magellan Outdoors. Read more…

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Gun News

NSSF Bullet Points 5-2-16

NSSF Bullet Points 5-2-16‘INTRODUCTION TO SELLING NFA FIREARMS’ WEBINAR, MAY 2 . . . NSSF will be hosting an “Introduction to Selling NFA Firearms” webinar May 19 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST. The webinar is free for NSSF members and will cover the history of the National Firearms Act (NFA), its impact on retailers looking to sell these high-demand, high-margin products Read more…

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Catfish Fishing

Catfish Classroom is Called to Order

Kids with catsA Master Catman’s Guide to Getting Started.  Somewhere, not far down the road swims a swarm of hungry catfish. Bigger, stronger and more angler-friendly than almost any other American gamefish, the cat clan—channels, blues, flatheads, whites or combinations thereof— thrive in most every state in the union.

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