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Video Release: Choosing the Correct Socks

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 15:48

Mossy Oak Pro-Staff member D.J. Randolph talks about the importance of socks when big game hunting. Socks are just as important as the boots you choose.

D. J. Randolph lives in Velva, North Dakota and is the Mossy Oak Big Game Regional Pro Staff Manager for the states of Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Alaska.

Bowhunting for Big Game and Turkey is his favorite type of hunting. He has been very successful and three of the whitetail deer he has taken are in the Pope & Young record book.


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Video Release: Elk Calling Intro

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 15:16

( Mossy Oak Pro-Staff member Parrey Cremeans goes over the elk calling basics. In this video, Parrey lays out the groundwork for elk calling.

Parrey Cremeans is the Mossy Oak Big Game Regional Pro Staff Manager for the states of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Nevada. He grew up in Northern California and he currently lives in Redding, California.Parrey hunts most of the western states pursuing elk, mule deer, black bear, wild pig and antelope with his bow and arrow. In addition to his bow hunting experience, he has been an outfitter for the past 15 years.

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How to Care for a Mouth Call

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 11:58

Turkey hunter and Mossy Oak Pro-Staff member Scott Hinojosa shows how to fit a mouth call in a users mouth. In this video Scott also shows how he cares for his mouth call to keep it working longer.


Scott Hinojosa of Hot Springs, Arkansas is the Mossy Oak Regional Turkey Pro Staff Manager for Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.

Scott started hunting some 33 years ago with his father. His favorite game to hunt is turkey, but he also likes to hunt whitetails with a bow.

USCCA Video: Your Other Strong Hand

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 14:27

Training yourself to carry, access and shoot your weapon with your “other strong hand” is something that will certainly take time and repetition. Just like your other training, start slow for form and pick up speed as you improve.

Into the Fray: Left-Handed Operations

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 13:22

What are you going to do if you suddenly lose the use of your strong hand? Don’t wait until you are forced to use your weak hand. Train with it now! Let’s start by getting the gun out of the holster and on target.

Jesse James and NRA Instructors tonight on an all new NRA All Access

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 13:23

Fairfax, Va. — ( Head to Austin, Texas, on tonight’s all new episode of NRA All Access to meet Jesse James and find out how the master craftsman has applied his skills and talents to the firearms industry.

Later in the episode, discover how the NRA was founded on the principle of marksmanship training way back in 1871 and see how we still emphasize safe firearm education and training with NRA Instructors to this day.

Watch all new episodes of NRA All Access Presented by Franchi Wednesday at 6:30pm EST on Outdoor Channel.

CrossBreed Holsters Offers Discount on New DropSlide Holster Through Jan. 3rd

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 13:11
CrossBreed Holsters: DropSlide Holster Crossbreed Holsters

Springfield, MO -( Combining the best of both worlds with its popular SnapSlide and SuperSlide models, CrossBreed Holsters is introducing its latest outside-the-waistband (OWB) holster, the DropSlide, via a five-day price-reduction promotion.

From Dec. 30 to Jan. 3, the DropSlide will be available for 15 percent off of the introductory price from participating dealers.


ATF Changes Rules for Dealers Importing Firearms

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 13:05
Washington State Capital Reeves & Dola, LLP

Washington, DC -( Officials from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has advised Reeves & Dola that the agency is now requiring licensed dealers who regularly import firearms on behalf of customers to obtain a Type 08 federal firearms license (FFL) as an importer.

This is a significant change in policy that will require dealers to obtain an importer’s license and to mark the firearms they import with their name, city, and state.

Background &...

Steyr’s M9-A1 : The Other Austrian Pistol

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 12:32

By Mike Searson

Steyr M9-A1 Pistol Mike Searson

USA –  -( As a shooter and collector, the author rotates his CCW pistol every once in a while.

Sometimes it’s an HKP7M8, other days a Glock 19, in bear country a 3” S&W Model 657, but for the most part it has been a Steyr S9-A1.

A compact pistol based on the Steyr M9 series. In a rare move (we typically go with compact versions of handguns after enjoying their full size counterparts for a while) we reached out and ordered...

Firearms Guide Is ONLINE Searchable Database

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:56
Firearms Guide Impressum Media, Inc

Los Angeles, CA -( Impressum Media Inc., publishers of the popular Firearms Guide digital gun guide series, has just launched their ONLINE subscription searchable database.

Firearms Guide ( is the first fully searchable global database of firearms, air guns and ammunition created for industry professionals and enthusiasts. It enables deep, complex searches of antique and modern guns and side by side comparisons of search results. Guns are cross-referenced with the ammunition database.

Firearms Guide enables gun industry...

Ranging in the Realm of Reality

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:45
New Halo XRT7 Laser Rangefinder Offers Hunters Advanced Features and 700-Yard Performance Halo Optics

Dallas, TX -( Halo hit the sweet spot with their 2015 release of the XRT6 Laser Rangefinder, a rugged and compact 600-yard unit providing hunters with an unbeatable combination of performance features for a great price.

For 2016, Halo builds on the XRT6’s popularity; continuing the theme of performance and value with the release of the NEW XRT7 Laser Rangefinder – the latest XRT family member delivering reliable and lightning-fast performance ranging out to an impressive 700 yards...

Advantage Hunting Introduces the Mossy Oak Gamekeeper Deluxe Blind

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:32
Advantage Hunting: Mossy Oak Gamekeeper Deluxe Blind Advantage Hunting

Raleigh, NC -( Advantage Hunting has teamed up with Mossy Oak to create the Advantage Hunting Gamekeeper Series of blinds.

Developed with input from top hunting professionals, the premier model in the new line is the Mossy Oak Gamekeeper Deluxe Blind. Ideal for both gun and bowhunting and compatible for use both on the ground and elevated, the Mossy Oak Gamekeeper Deluxe is perfect for any hunting situation.

Like all Gamekeeper blinds, the Deluxe is easy to set up and is virtually maintenance free. Every Gamekeeper blind is...

New Jersey 2015 Deer Classic Winners to Assemble With Their Deer

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:27
2015 Deer Classic winners assemble with their deer. Photo courtesy of Rick Wolven New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife

New Jersey –  -( Outdoor Show/Deer Classic Jan. 7-10 2016

The Garden State Deer Classic will be held January 7 – 10 at the Garden State Outdoor Sports Show at the NJ Convention and Exposition Center in Edison.

The show provides...

Carolina Arms Group Announces New Sales Manager Jonathan “Shorty” Long

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:24

A former deputy sheriff and police officer with firearms industry sales experience will spearhead CAG’s growth at the retailer level.

Jonathan “Shorty” Long Carolina Arms Group

Mooresville, NC -( Carolina Arms Group, LLC., a manufacturer dedicated to producing heirloom quality, American made firearms, announces the hiring of Jonathan “Shorty” Long as their new sales manager responsible to increase CAG’s brand awareness and lead the sales efforts to U.S. firearms retailers.

Shorty was previously the inside sales...

Custom Metal Products Introduces – The Precision Varmint Shooting Bench

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:12
Custom Metal Products – Precision Varmint Shooting Bench Custom Metal Products

Weldon Spring, MO -( Custom Metal Products today announced the newest release of their growing product line.

The Precision Varmint Shooting Bench provides a very stable shooting position with an easy to use, easy to transport bench. See it at the SHOT Show, Booth 1308. The CMP Precision Varmint Bench is compact, stable and sturdy, and allows you to shoot in any direction.

The long tube-in-a-socket design and the precision machined bronze thrust bearing insure silky smooth, chatter free...

New XS Sight Systems Anti-Walk Pin Available for Remington and Benelli Shotguns

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:01
XS Sight Systems: Anti-Walk Pin XS Sight Systems

Fort Worth, TX -( Firearm enthusiasts requiring the utmost in reliability and durability from their shotgun’s trigger-group pins, look no further.

XS Sight Systems has developed the Anti-Walk Pin, made specifically for the 12ga. Remington VERSA MAX, but also fitting the Benelli M1, M2 and Super Black Eagle 12.

A regular factory trigger-group pin is retained by a small detent spring. This spring can fail under recoil, or can easily be lost during regular maintenance or modifications. The XS Anti-Walk Pin is a headed pin retained by a 6-32, pan-head screw, acting as a...

Dead Air Mask™ .22 Suppressor Named Editor’s Choice by Shooting Sports Retailer

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 11:00

“The Mask is just a hoot to shoot.

Dead Air Mask™ .22 named Editor’s Choice Dead Air

Lawrenceville, Ga. ( – Dead Air Armament™ is proud to announce that its Mask™ .22 Suppressor has received the honor of being named Editor’s Choice by Shooting Sports Retailer magazine in its December 2015 issue.

“The Mask™ is...

VA GOP to Undo AG’s Anti-Gun Policy with National Reciprocity Legislation

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 10:55

By AWR Hawkins

VA GOP to Undo AG’s Anti-Gun Policy – National Reciprocity AmmoLand Gun News

Washington DC – -( In the wake of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s (D) decision to end concealed carry reciprocity with 25 states ( half of all U.S. states), Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation that will honor concealed permits from every state–thereby overriding Herring’s action.

RMEF Speaks Up for Elk, Sportsmen as California Unveils Wolf Plan

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 10:50
Wolf Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Missoula, MT -( The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation wishes to offer clarity regarding reports about California’s new wolf plan.

Various media outlets reported that RMEF was part of a collaborative effort with other organizations, including environmental groups, to develop the plan. Such verbiage is misleading and seems to indicate RMEF’s support, approval and advocacy of the plan.

“Plain and simple we asked for a seat at the table to speak out on behalf of elk as well as sportsmen and women,” said David Allen, RMEF president and CEO. “We are extremely concerned...

Panteao Introduces A New Custom Knife by Battle Horse Knives

Tue, 12/29/2015 - 10:40
Panteao MRTK Custom Knife Panteao Productions

Columbia, SC -( Panteao Productions introduces the new MRTK made exclusively for Panteao by Battle Horse Knives.

It was developed with the combined input of Dan Coppins of Battle Horse Knives and the instructors from the Panteao Make Ready to Survive Series. The goal was to create a workhorse of a knife that could handle a wide range of uses and scenarios. The MRTK does just that and then some.

Dan Coppins is Co-Owner of Battle Horse Knives and has been an avid hunter for over forty years. Dan has three children and...