Recent Hunter Outdoor Communications Press Releases
BESSEMER, Ala. (Oct. 20, 2014) — Steyr Arms announced today that it has begun shipping the new multi-configurable M1 variant of the AUG A3 bullpup rifle platform to dealers and distributors. Utilizing an optics attachment platform similar to the rare and much-sought-after AUG A2, the AUG A3 M1 will be available nationwide in a Short-Rail version, a High-Rail version as well as an Integrated-Optic version with either a 1.5X or 3X scope.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Oct. 7, 2014) —With a stabilizing rotational spin rate 10 times faster than conventional vanes and being almost unaffected by crosswind, the new micro-diameter, six-vane Helios fletching and nock system from Nockturnal has redefined arrow flight. Utilizing aerodynamic lift properties on six small fletches instead of velocity-robbing parasitic drag of three larger conventional fletches, the Helios delivers extremely quiet flight, unmatched accuracy and deeper penetration at the target.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Sept. 24, 2014) — Making delicious aged salami is no longer just for old-fashioned butcher shops. Thanks to Hi Mountain Seasonings, making your own house-cured salami with its new Original Salami Sausage kit is not only easy, but the results will rival that of the best salumeria you can find. And best of all, you get to select the cuts of meat that go into your salami.
FREMONT, Neb. (Sept. 23, 2014) — CanCooker, the company that reinvented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as a portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete meal in an hour, is now offering Web-only specials. Special pricing, unique product packages—such as the CanCooker packaged with a Multi-Fuel and Plank at a special discounted price—or free shipping are just a few of the specials that can be found in the coming months. Each month will feature a different web-only special.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (Sept. 11, 2014) — Vero Vellini, the acknowledged leader in comfortable, handcrafted gun slings, has announced that it has signed with two new sales representative groups, Owens Outdoor Sales and Mike Barnes & Associates. Owens Outdoor Sales will be selling the complete line of Vero Vellini gun slings, binocular and camera straps and accessories throughout Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas, and Mike Barnes & Associates will be handling North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Aug. 21, 2014) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC—the parent company of the category-leading Rage, Muzzy, Nockturnal and Tru-Fire brands—announced today it has appointed Craig Tinsley to the position of vice president of operations, effective immediately. He will report directly to Rich Krause, president and CEO.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Aug. 18, 2014) —The bratwurst sausage has gained so much popularity and appreciation for its big, juicy flavor that brats have surpassed the hotdog on many grills and in many buns across the country. This recent brat craze has driven Hi Mountain Seasonings to create two delicious new flavors for its do-it-yourself sausage kit line: Spicy Beer Bratwurst and Garlic Pepper Bratwurst.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (Aug. 7, 2014) — SeaLife has taken camera technology to a new level, with the introduction of the world’s first permanently sealed waterproof camera. SeaLife’s new revolutionary ultra-compact Micro HD camera can be used above or below the water line and is guaranteed not to leak for the life of the camera.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (July 29, 2014) —Hi Mountain Seasonings, the premier manufacturer of kits for homemade jerky and sausage, has announced the launch of its newly designed website that will provide customers with a more engaging and informative experience.
BESSEMER, Ala. (July 21, 2014) — Walter Wilkinson and Eduardo A. de Fontcuberta proved once again that the Steyr HS.50 is the world’s most accurate factory production .50 BMG bolt-action rifle by placing first and second, respectively, in the Hunter Class at the Fifty Caliber Shooters’ Association World Championships held July 3rd through 5th at the NRA Whittington Center near Raton, NM.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (July 9, 2014) — The time-honored traditions of pheasant hunting and the enjoying what that game provides to the dinner table are the challenges that Hi Mountain Seasonings President Hans Hummel and veteran game chef Scott Leyseth encounter as they fire up their shotguns and heat up their skillets at Paradise, Utah’s Sportsman’s Paradise in the next episode of “The Sporting Chef” on the Sportsman Channel.
FREMONT, Neb. (July 8, 2014) — The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded Seth McGinn a patent for the CanCooker—the portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete meal in an hour. The U.S. patent number is 8,747,933.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (July 7, 2014) — Nockturnal has taken all of the guesswork out of adding the benefit of lighted nocks to your crossbow quiver with the introduction of its universal Predator Nocks and hassle-free Predator Bolts. With its hybrid-nock profile, the Nockturnal Predator Nock was designed to work with all crossbows, whether they require a flat-back, half-moon or capture design.
DANVILLE, Ala. (June 30, 2014) — Hunter Safety System is pleased to announce that it will be the title sponsor of the new show, "Buttermilk Creek" that will debut on July 7th on the Pursuit Channel. Named after the body of water that runs through the family farm of show host, Carson Koury, this new show will take viewers into the wilderness and waters of North America in pursuit of deer, bear, turkey, elk, moose and fresh and saltwater fish species.
BESSEMER, Ala. (June 27, 2014) — Steyr Arms has announced the arrival of the .40 S&W version of its full-size L-A1 service pistol on American shores. Following last year’s introduction of the L9-A1, the L40-A1 pistol features a full-length slide, 4.5-inch cold-hammer-forged barrel and 12-round magazine capacity for .40 S&W. The Steyr L40-A1 was designed to serve the dual role of a duty and sporting handgun.
FREMONT, Neb. (June 24, 2014) — Seth McGinn’s new patent-pending Multi-Fuel portable cooktop is nothing short of groundbreaking with its compact size and ability to utilize two different types of commonly available fuel types to cook meals and boil water anywhere, anytime. The unique design of the Multi-Fuel allows it to operate on either butane or propane, making it extremely versatile for any cooking situation, and its electronic ignition makes it simple to start. Introduced in January, the Multi-Fuel is now in stock and shipping.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (June 16, 2014) — Since the first camera manufacturer integrated a pair of strap-attachment points, cameras have been a literal pain in the neck for most active photographers, and as cameras and lenses have gained weight, it’s only become worse. Vero Vellini has introduced a pair of hand-crafted, ergonomically contoured and padded Camera and Binocular Slings to comfortably support your gear, ensuring that the weight of your camera is evenly distributed to reduce tension and fatigue on even the longest and most grueling shoots.
DANVILLE, Ala. (June 9, 2014) — For hunters who enjoy both archery and gun seasons, Hunter Safety System has announced the introduction of the new NRA-licensed Patriot safety vest. This stylish, reversible harness features Realtree Xtra® on one side and blaze orange on the other to allow hunters to use the same harness throughout the entire hunting season.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (May 29, 2014) —Vero Vellini, the acknowledged leader in comfortable, handcrafted gun slings, introduced its new Two-Point Adjustable Sling at the 2014 SHOT Show in January. The company announced today the new Two-Point Adjustable Sling is now in stock and shipping to dealers.
FREMONT, Neb. (May 19, 2014) — CanCooker, the company that reinvented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as a portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete meal in an hour, is now offering a Recipe-of-the-Month newsletter for its fans. In addition to its extensive library of recipes already available on the CanCooker website, the Company is now providing customers with a new, mouth-watering, easy-to-follow recipe every month.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (May 13, 2014) — What started several years ago as a back-room redesign of a wildly successful product has culminated into the release of the new ground-breaking and game-taking Rage 3-Blade Broadhead with KORE Technology™. The extremely accurate futuristic ferrule of the patent-pending Rage 3-Blade deploys its razor-sharp 1.08-inch-long blades instantly upon contact to produce cuts in six directions for a gigantic 1.6-inch-diameter star-like hole
FREMONT, Neb. (April 30, 2014) — For all those loyal Robertson fans, Seth McGinn’s, the company that re-invented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as a portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete meal in an hour, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new special-edition 4-gallon Duck Commander CanCooker™.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (April 29, 2014) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, announced today it has been acquired by Snow Phipps Group, LLC, a New York-based private-equity firm. FeraDyne designs, manufactures and markets category-leading brands including Rage expandable broadheads, Muzzy fixed-blade broadheads, Nockturnal lighted nocks and Tru-Fire mechanical releases. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
DANVILLE, Ala. (April 23, 2014) — Hunter Safety System, the company dedicated to saving lives, has announced a partnership with ScoutLook, the industry leading provider of high-powered weather tools and high-class content for hunters. HSS will utilize all of ScoutLook’s proven digital media platforms, which include website, apps, e-newsletter, Facebook, and “Shot of the Week” video series, to inform hunters about the importance of treestand safety.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (April 22, 2014) —Turkey hunting is one of the most popular types of hunting in the U.S., and although there are nearly 6 million wild turkeys roaming the country—with huntable populations in every state but Alaska—turkey hunting is a very challenging sport. For those who succeed, the next challenge comes with preparing their harvest, and Hi Mountain Seasonings makes this challenge much easier with a variety of options for preparing the wild bird.
FREMONT, Neb. (April 10, 2014) — Seth McGinn’s CanCooker, the company that reinvented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as a portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete meal in an hour, announced that its popular website is now available in Canadian French. By simply clicking the “François” button in the top right corner of the CanCooker opening page, customers will be switched from English to Canadian French. This unique feature will provide new Canadian French speaking customers with a thorough understanding of the CanCooker concept, and it will show current users how to get the most out of their CanCooker.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (March 31, 2014) — The radical Hypodermic broadhead instantly upended the bowhunting world as Rage introduced its most lethal broadhead to date last year. But once again, Rage has reset the standard of lethality with the addition of its new super-slim and astonishingly deadly Hypodermic 125-gr. broadhead.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (March 24, 2014) — Spring has sprung, and that means spring-cleaning season is beginning in attics, closets and garages around the country. As usual, hunters will uncover skulls and antlers that may not have been impressive enough for a full shoulder mount but have been socked away to preserve the memories of the hunt. SkullHooker™ provides easy and economical ways to get those trophies out of storage and onto your wall.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Mar. 4, 2014) —Hi Mountain Seasonings is proud to announce the addition of Brian Tucker to its sales and marketing team. As the new account executive, Tucker will be responsible for coordination and attendance at key consumer and dealer trade shows, product training, product testing and helping to grow and develop the business. He will report directly to Hans Hummel, president and owner.
Muzzy Redefines the Legendary Phantom Broadhead with the Introduction of the New Phantom SC
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 27, 2014) — Originally introduced in 2004, the four-blade Phantom broadhead took the market by storm with its leading-edge design. Today, Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the world’s number-one selling fixed-blade broadhead, have announced an completely redesigned version, the Phantom SC, which incorporates all the newest materials and technologies available to create a superior broadhead.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 25, 2014) — Hunter Safety System continues to set the standard in fashionable safety harnesses for today’s lady hunters. The new lady’s Contour has been designed to look more like a fashionable garment than a harness, yet it meets and/or exceeds all safety standards set by the Treestand Manufacturers Association.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (Feb. 21, 2014) — SeaLife®, a leader in underwater photographic equipment, has introduced its new Sea Dragon Mini 600 light to the tactical market. Extremely powerful, durable and versatile, the Sea Dragon Mini 600 blasts a wide beam of bright, uniform illumination that’s unprecedented among compact weapon lights.
The 15th Annual Muzzy Bowfishing Classic & Alabama State Championship Registration Now Open
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Febuary 18, 2014) — Registration opens today for the 15th Annual Muzzy Classic & Alabama State Championship bowfishing tournament, which will be held April 26-27 at the Lake Guntersville Harbor and Marina in Guntersville Ala. With guaranteed prize money of $3,500 for first place and more cash prizes paid based on number of entries, this is one of the most popular tournaments in the region.
FREMONT, Neb. (Feb. 14, 2014) — Folding to a quarter of their useable size, the new Plank Folding Cutting Boards from Seth McGinn’s are as easy to pack away as they are functional, lightweight and unbreakable. Made of recycled materials in the U.S., the Plank is also odor and stain-resistant, and it features unique no-pinch hinges.
FOND DU LAC, Wisc. (Feb. 10, 2014) — Utilizing the technology from the popular Hardcore 4-Finger release, Tru-Fire has taken the hand-held market to an all-new level with the introduction of the new Hardcore 4 Revolution four-finger release. Most significantly, the Hardcore 4 Revolution boasts a full 360 degrees of head rotation, allowing for user customization and ambidextrous use.
FREMONT, Neb. (Jan. 30, 2014) — Seth McGinn’s CanCooker, the company that reinvented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as a portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete meal in an hour, announced the launch of the completely revamped CanCooker.com website for an enhanced interactive experience. The new website will provide new customers with a thorough understanding of the CanCooker concept, and it will show current users how to get the most out of their CanCooker.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (Jan. 27, 2014) — Vero Vellini has launched its Vero Tactical line with the introduction of its new Two-Point Adjustable Sling at the 2014 SHOT Show. The Vero Tactical Two-Point Sling is constructed of the finest, longest-wearing materials available, and it ensures nearly effortless transition between positions—simply pull the loop and get into position.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 24, 2014) — Bowhunting has been gaining exponential popularity among both women and youth, and Rage has responded with the introduction of its new SS broadhead, specifically designed for those with shorter draw lengths or lighter draw weights.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 23, 2014) — Hunter Safety System, the company that has brought the best features, comfort, performance and style to treestand harnesses, now offers the lightest weight, most flexible harness to hit the market, the new Ultra-Lite Flex. Named for the freedom of movement it gives the hunter, the HSS Ultra-Lite Flex features a series of individual hexagons that allow padded comfort and unprecedented flexibility in any direction the hunter may twist or turn.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Jan.22, 2014) — Having cast aside the century-old design of conventional bolt-action rifles in favor of its revolutionary straight-pull RX Helix that cycles faster than any other manually operated centerfire rifle, Merkel has taken the platform a step further with the introduction of the RX Helix Explorer, complete with a synthetic stock.
FREMONT, Neb. (Dec. 20, 2013) — Get ready for a culinary competition with a star-studded cast that you won’t want to miss. This year’s CanCooker Cook-Off begins at 5 p.m. on Jan. 6 in the Music City Center outside the main convention hall, and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (Dec. 19, 2012) — Steyr Arms has announced that it will be fully operational in its newly acquired 33,000 sq./ft. headquarters complex in Bessemer, Ala., after the holiday break. A wholly owned subsidiary of Steyr Mannlicher and the sole importer of Steyr, Merkel and Anschutz sporting firearms, Steyr Arms has purchased its new U.S. home, and it will be fully functional in its new location on Jan. 2, 2014.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (Dec. 16, 2013) — Steyr Arms has announced the availability of the new full-size L-A1 service pistol to the U.S. market. Originally introduced last year at the IWA Outdoor Classics Show in Nuremburg, Germany, high demand from the American market has brought the the L-A1 pistol here. Featuring a full-length slide, 4.5-inch cold-hammer-forged barrel and 17-round magazine capacity for its 9x19mm Luger chambering and 12 rounds for .40 S&W and .357 SIG versions, the new L-A1 service pistol is ideal for the U.S. market. The Steyr L-A1 was designed to serve the dual role of a duty and sporting handgun.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (Dec. 9, 2013) —SkullHooker™, the company that has revolutionized the way hunters display their European skull-mount trophies, introduces the new Bone Bracket™. Specially crafted for those that prefer to display their trophy using the skull plate as the base, the new Bone Bracket makes a simple and elegant solution to displaying skullcapped horns and antlers.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (Nov. 27, 2013) — SkullHooker™, the company that has revolutionized the way hunters display their European skull-mount trophies, announced today that it has selected Hunter Outdoor Communications to handle its public and media relations. This appointment is effective immediately.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Nov. 19, 2013) —There’s no need to fight traffic or crowds to get incredible deals on gifts this holiday season because Hi Mountain Seasonings is offering web-only deals from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, Nov. 29-Dec. 2.
FREMONT, Neb. (Nov. 13, 2013) — CanCooker, the company that re-invented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can into an innovative device that quickly and easily steam-cooks a complete high-quality meal for a large group of diners in just one hour, announced today that Fleming Sales Company has been signed as its sales group for the camping and marine markets throughout the U.S., effective immediately.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (Nov. 12, 2013) — After a long wait for American consumers, Anschütz Sporting Arms has delivered a substantial shipment of its much sought after MSR RX22 small-bore tactical training rifles to Steyr Arms, the exclusive importer of the rifle. This shipment included the popular Desert and Black Hawk models, as well as the extremely rare Precision and Precision Black models—all of which are currently shipping to distributers and dealers around the country.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Nov. 12, 2013) —Originally introduced as a seasonal flavor, Hunter’s Blend has quickly risen to the top as the fan favorite for Hi Mountain Seasonings Jerky Cure & Seasoning. With more than 20 different flavors to choose from, this unique blend of garlic, pepper and a hint of hickory that finishes with some heat has taken the top billing in the Jerky Cure & Seasoning category with Hi Mountain Seasonings customers. This flavor is also high on the charts in the summer sausage and the snackin’ sticks categories as well.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Oct. 15, 2013) — After breaking ground in April, Hans and Kimberly Hummel, the proprietors of Hi Mountain Seasonings, are excited to announce that the their new 12,000 sq.ft. manufacturing and storage annex is up and running.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Sept. 26, 2013) — Hunter Safety System receives a steady stream of survivor letters throughout each hunting season, but the folks there have noticed a trend in the increasing number of letters received in preseason months. One recent letter serves as a stark reminder that treestand accidents aren’t limited to hunting season and that a TMA-approved safety harness needs to be used every time your feet leave the ground.
FREMONT, Neb. (Sept. 25, 2013) — The time-honored tradition of combining hot food with sporting events may trace its roots back to the 1869 intercollegiate football game between Princeton and Rutgers, but CanCooker has redefined the term “tailgating” with its simple hands-off approach to preparing hot, delicious meals in the parking lot or the backyard as you get ready for the big game.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Sept. 16, 2013) — In response to numerous requests from customers, Hi Mountain Seasonings has introduced three of its most popular Jerky Cure & Seasoning Kits in low-sodium versions. The Original, Hickory and Hunter’s Blend Jerky Cure & Seasoning Kits will now be available with 50-percent less salt in the seasoning. The cure will remain the same.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Sept. 9, 2013) — Hi Mountain Seasonings is kicking off hunting season with two incredible specials with twice the benefits—supporting a great cause and helping you prepare mouth-watering dishes with your early season bounty. Throughout the entire month of September, the company will donate 50 percent of the proceeds from the sales of two special product packages to Paws for Life Dog House Fund in Riverton.
FREMONT, Neb. (Aug. 27, 2013) — As the lazy days of summer come to an end, families everywhere are readjusting to the fast-paced schedule of work plus school, sports and homework, which always involves preparing a healthy dinner each night. To make this seemingly overwhelming task easier than ever, the folks at CanCooker™ suggest using the new CanCooker Jr. to prepare healthy, enjoyable meals for the whole family almost effortlessly in less than an hour.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Aug. 20, 2013) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, has announced the acquisition of Tru-Fire Corporation based in Fond du Lac, Wis. Tru-Fire Corporation designs, manufactures and sells a full range of top-quality archery releases and is the leading brand in the release category.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Aug. 12, 2013) — Hi Mountain Seasoning continues to expand its Ethnic Seasonings line with the addition of its new Cajun Seasoning. This seasoning combines the classic Cajun flavors—which date back to the early 1700s—into a perfect balance to give your meals an authentic Louisiana flair.
FREMONT, Neb. (Aug. 1, 2013) — CanCooker™, the company that re-invented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as an innovative, portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete high-quality meal for a large group of diners almost effortlessly in just an hour, has introduced the 2-gallon CanCooker Jr. to make the same great meals for smaller parties.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (July 30, 2013) — Hi Mountain Seasoning heats up the summer with two new additions to its Ethnic Seasoning line. The new Taco Seasoning and Fajita Seasoning are made with the highest quality ingredients and use a unique blend of spices to provide authentic Mexican flavors to any dish.
DANVILLE, Ala. (July 29, 2013) — Hunter Safety System, the industry leader in treestand safety equipment, announced today it has hired Kelly Porter as a new graphic designer to provide various web and print design services and work with the marketing team to meet all company creative needs. The position is effective immediately.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (July 24, 2013) — With boating season in high gear across the nation, it is important to remember to have life preservers aboard for your loved ones as well as your beloved optics. The Vero Vellini Marine Binocular Float Strap is the ideal flotation device to protect your binocular, waterproof camera, GPS, radio or other expensive handheld-device, should it accidentally go overboard. Don’t give up your gear to Davy Jones.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (July 21, 2013) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, and New Archery Products Corp., announced today that they have settled all ongoing litigation between them. Under the terms of the settlement, NAP has taken a royalty-bearing license to a FeraDyne patent, and NAP and FeraDyne have cross-licensed certain other patented technology on a royalty-free basis. The specific terms of the settlement agreement were not disclosed.
DANVILLE, Ala. (July 16, 2013) — Hunter Safety System, the industry leader in treestand safety equipment announced the appointment of Darrin Durham to the position of production manager. He will report directly to Jim Barta, vice president of production. The position is effective today.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (July 12, 2013) — Hi Mountain Seasoning has introduced the Brown Sugar Brine Mix to the Canadian market in a completely Canadian-French translated package. This unique brine mix of maple and brown sugars offsets the natural saltiness of the brine leaving you with a succulent sweet meal. This new brine is ideal for poultry, pork and most wild game.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (June 6, 2013) — Rage continues to lead the evolution in lethal broadhead technology with its introduction of many new products in 2013. In an effort to educate retailers about the technological advances of these products in order to create a richer brand experience for consumers, Rage has teamed up with online-training leader 3point5.com to create a fun and informative online training experience for Rage dealers and their employees.
DANVILLE, Ala. (May 20, 2013) — Hunter Safety System, the leader in treestand safety, is now offering its new ultra-versatile three-pack Tactical Bag gear-storage system for Hunter Safety System harnesses. Originally designed to provide extra storage space for the company’s Ultra-Lite and Ultra-Lite X-Treme safety harnesses, the Tactical Bag’s MOLLE-spec attachment system allows them to be used on any harness or vest with up to 2-plus-inch webbing.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (May 16, 2013) — At last year’s ATA Show, Rage introduced the most lethal broadhead to ever hit the market, the Rage X-treme™. This year, Rage has expanded the line to include a 125-grain broadhead for those bowhunters who prefer a heavier broadhead.
Moody, Tharpe and Sanderlin Win the 14th Annual Muzzy Classic in Large Turn Out
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (May 9, 2013) — With literally a boatload of fish in hand, a team of Georgia young guns—Justin Moody, Michael Tharpe and Jeremy Sanderlin—emerged from a large pack of 62 teams to win first-place laurels at the 14th Annual Muzzy Classic Bowfishing Tournament, April 27th through 28th in Guntersville, Ala. In the end, three teams hailing from Georgia ended up on the winner’s podium.
FREMONT, Neb. (April 29, 2013) — CanCooker™, the company that re-invented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as an innovative, portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete high-quality meal for a large group of diners almost effortlessly in just an hour, has introduced the 2-gallon CanCooker Jr. to make the same great meals for smaller parties.
DANVILLE, Ala. (February 25, 2013) — HHunter Safety System, the leader in treestand safety, announced today that the company’s Facebook page has exceeded 300,000 “likes” on the popular social networking site. As a thank you for setting this milestone, HSS will reward fans by giving away one Hunter Safety System harness and a Lifeline each day for the next two weeks. This Facebook thank you will kick off Sunday, April 28 and concludes Saturday, May 11.
FREMONT, Neb. (April 26, 2013) — CanCooker, the company that re-invented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can into an innovative device that quickly and easily steam-cooks a complete high-quality meal for a large group of diners in just one hour, has announced today that they have formed a partnership with Outtech, Inc. Effective immediately Outtech will handle the sales for the entire CanCooker line for the outdoor market as well as farm supply stores.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (April 17, 2013) — Rage, the world’s number-one selling broadhead brand, has combined the body and blades of the original X-treme™ with the tip of its Chisel Tip line to create the new Chisel Tip X-treme. This incredibly lethal combination of technologies produces massive 2.3-inch cuts, devastating wound channels and bone-busting penetration on game.
FREMONT, Neb. (April 15, 2013) — CanCooker President Seth McGinn today announced the appointment of marketing guru David Langston to the position of vice president of sales and marketing for the company. In this newly created position, Langston will be responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing departments with direct responsibility for the development and implementation of sales, branding, messaging, and market/product development efforts for domestic and international markets. This position plans, directs, and manages all sales and marketing strategies, functions, policies, objectives and initiatives. He will report directly to McGinn.
FREMONT, Neb. (April 11, 2013) — CanCooker announced today that it has selected Hunter Outdoor Communications (HOC) as its public and media relations agency of record for the North American market. This appointment includes the handling of CanCooker’s full line of outdoor cooking products. Headquartered in Boerne, TX, HOC is a full-service public relations agency specializing in the outdoor, cooking, hunting, shooting, marine and military industries. The appointment is effective immediately.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (April 9, 2013) — Hans and Kimberly Hummel, the owners of Hi Mountain Seasoning, are excited to announce that they have broken ground in a new lot adjacent to their current headquarters to build a new 12,000 sq.ft. manufacturing and storage facility. This expansion will increase the Hi Mountain’s building space by 50 percent when completed in June of 2013. This expansion comes as a result of the tremendous increase in popularity of the company’s products in recent years.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (March 18, 2013) — The popular Rage Cage Quiver that hit the market last year is now available in the Realtree AP camouflage pattern. The Rage Cage Quiver is a compact, low-profile and ultra-lightweight quiver that was designed specifically to securely hold five arrows tipped with Rage or other mechanical broadheads.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (March 4, 2013) — Since the advent of the modern crossbow, hunters have been begging for a broadhead that provides better flight at longer distances, and that is exactly what Rage™ has delivered with its all-new CrossbowX™ broadhead, the most lethal crossbow broadhead on the market. With newer crossbows producing speeds often exceeding 400 fps, the new Rage CrossbowX broadhead has been specifically engineered to perform at these levels.
DANVILLE, Ala. (February 25, 2013) — Hunter Safety System, the leader in treestand safety gear, has partnered with Mathews Bows and Lost Camo to create the new HSS-Ultralite Lost safety harness that will be available exclusively within the Mathews extensive independent dealer base.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Febuary 19, 2013) — Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the world’s number-one selling fixed-blade broadhead, has truly reset the bar on this category of broadhead with the introduction of its newest design, the three-blade Trocar. Engineered for undisputed toughness and accuracy, this new fixed-blade broadhead features a 0.035-inch-thick helix-blade design that provides field-point-like accuracy as well as unbelievably lethal performance on game.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (February 14, 2013) — Rage continues to lead the evolution in lethal broadhead technology with its introduction of the much-anticipated Hypodermic™ broadhead. Aerodynamically designed, the new Hypodermic broadhead is compact, exceptionally tough and offers penetration never before seen from a broadhead. The precision-machined solid-steel ferrule sports a brand new hybrid tip design that’s as sharp as a needle, allowing the new Rage Hypodermic to have the aerodynamics and accuracy of a leading-edge blade with the bone-crushing performance of a chisel tip.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (February 11, 2013) — Somewhere in North America, a bird migration has begun. Whether it is the early migrators of ducks and geese, or killdeer and red-winged blackbirds, bird migrations have begun. Are you and your gear prepared for the great northward flood of birds? Having a comfortable no-slip binocular and camera slings can make a huge difference in a day of birding. With no strain on your neck, you can pleasurably view the migrations and follow the birds all day in the field.
Registration Now Open for the 14th Annual Muzzy Classic & Alabama State Championship
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Febuary 8, 2013) — Registration has officially opened for the 14th Annual Muzzy Classic & Alabama State Championship bowfishing tournament to be held April 27-28, 2013, in Guntersville, Ala. This popular Bowfishing Association of America (BAA) sanctioned event has guaranteed prize money of $3,500 for 1st place with more places paid based on number of entries. Potential payouts, not including prizes, are: 2nd place $2,500; 3rd place $1,500; 4th place $1,000; 5th place $750 and 6th place $500.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (February 6, 2013) — With their new eye-catching packaging for 2013, Hi Mountain Seasonings popular Camp Meals will be hard to miss on the shelves of your local retailer. With the unique outdoor photography and innovative labeling, the Camp Meals’ new packaging communicates the passion for outdoor adventures with the commitment to providing superior flavor and nutrition that Hi Mountain Seasonings is known for.
DANVILLE, Ala. (February 5, 2013) — Hunter Safety System has always been known for its innovative designs in safety harnesses, and for 2013, HSS has continued this tradition with the complete redesign of the TreeStalker harness. The new TreeStalker II has been reengineered to be lighter, safer and more comfortable than previous models—all without increasing the price.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (January 11, 2013) — Steyr Arms has announced that Khyber Interactive Associates founder and President Wes Doss, Ph.D., will be at the Steyr booth (#10246) Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m. during the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas to present a tactical seminar entitled "Tactical Advantage—Training Today's Warriors on the Steyr Weapons Platforms."
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (December 20, 2012) — Still looking for that last-minute Christmas gift for the hard-to-buy-for outdoor enthusiast in your life? Look no further than these three handcrafted slings from Vero Vellini, each of which would make the perfect gift.
Muzzy Broadheads To Be Official Broadhead of Ted Nugent’s “Spirit of the Wild TV” Show in 2013
PROCTOR, Minn. (December 20, 2012) — Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the number-one selling fixed head broadhead, has announced it will be the official broadhead of Ted Nugent’s popular Outdoor Channel series “Spirit of the Wild TV.” Nugent, a life-long sportsman and a zealous Second Amendment rights activist, has been a driving force in bringing hunting and his insightful messages to mainstream media.
Muzzy Outdoors Names Hunter Outdoor Communications As Its Public Relations Agency of Record
PROCTOR, Minn. (December 19, 2012) — Rage’s new broadhead packaging contains more than the world’s number-one-selling broadheads; it also includes a logo sticker that consumers can proudly display anywhere they choose. Creatively designed as the marquee logo of the packaging, this Rage sticker is specially designed to be removed from the packaging for re-use by the consumer.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (December 13, 2012) — As a result of the increasing popularity of the Hi Mountain Seasoning product line throughout Canada, the company has invested in redesigning all the packaging to be available in Canadian French. This redesign includes both Canadian French and English on the packaging, ingredients and instructions.
New Hunter Safety System ELITE Vest Raises the Bar on Safety and Design Among Treestand Safety Harnesses
DANVILLE, Ala. (December 11, 2012) — Hunter Safety System has introduced the HSS-Elite Series vest, a newly engineered treestand safety harness that perfectly fuses the elements of form and function in a high-performance zippered vest. The Elite bucks the notion that, in order to save your life, safety vests have to be bulky, uncomfortable and seriously lacking in the fashion department. Weighing less than 3 lbs., the fully featured Elite is surely destined to become a favorite for all-season hunting.
Rage Brings Shock Collar Confidence To Its O-Ring Broadheads
PROCTOR, Minn. (November 5, 2012) — Rage Broadheads has introduced a new blade-retention accessory for the world’s best selling mechanical broadhead. Designed to be used in conjunction with the O-ring on the original Rage 100-grain Broadheads, the new Legacy Shock Collars simply slip onto the back of the ferrule and over the O-ring for an additional level of blade-retention security. These Legacy Shock Collars are specifically intended for hunters who stalk their prey or tend to move around a lot in the stand with a nocked arrow.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (November 1, 2012) — È squisito! Bring the sweet, robust flavors of Italy to your kitchen more easily than ever with Hi Mountain Seasonings’ new Italian Herb Shaker. This original blend of thyme, rosemary, basil, oregano, savory and marjoram will tease your taste buds and transform your simple meals into true Italian feasts. Unlike other Italian seasonings on the market, the Hi Mountain Italian Herb Shaker is made with fresh, dried herbs, so just a little seasonings adds big flavor to your meal.
DANVILLE, Ala. (October 17, 2012) –In its continued effort to stay on the cutting edge of online product information dissemination, Hunter Safety System has hired The Long Reach Agency, a leading digital advertising agency, to handle all of the company’s online marketing activities. Redesigning the HSS website was the first project that The Long Reach Agency embarked upon. The newly launched website optimizes search engine marketing and incorporates analytic tools and processes to measure the effectiveness of online, print and television media advertising in order to best serve HSS customers.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (October 15, 2012) — With the onset of hunting seasons around the country, now is the time to check each piece of hunting gear to make sure it is in tip-top shape. One item that may get overlooked is the sling for your rifle or shotgun. Having a comfortable, safe sling as you head to the fields, the mountains, the brush or the prairie this season will provide you confidence and security that your firearm will stay in place as you chase your trophy. That’s why you can always count on a Vero Vellini sling attached to your firearm.
More than Meets the Eye
New Rage Packaging Marquee is Actually a Sticker
PROCTOR, Minn. (October 10, 2012) — Rage’s new broadhead packaging contains more than the world’s number-one-selling broadheads; it also includes a logo sticker that consumers can proudly display anywhere they choose. Creatively designed as the marquee logo of the packaging, this Rage sticker is specially designed to be removed from the packaging for re-use by the consumer.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (September 13, 2012) — Steyr Arms has announced that it has signed on as a sponsor of the 2012 Bullpup Shoot, Sept. 29-30, at the Rockcastle Shooting Center in Park City, KY. Open to the public, this event marks the first showing of the newest version of the AUG/A3 SA rifle, and in cooperation with its strategic training partner, Khyber Interactive Associates, Steyr will have Wes Doss on hand for a very special bullpup tactics seminar during the afternoon of the 29th.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (September 10, 2012) — For most waterfowlers and turkey hunters, the extreme excitement of the hunt quickly fades the moment they begin breasting out their quarry as familiar thoughts rush in. “Now I have to figure out how to cook these gamy things.” But, as always, Hi Mountain Seasonings has come to the rescue with a quick, easy and delicious solution to hard-to-prepare birds with the introduction of its new Breakfast Sausage Seasoning For Game Birds and Poultry.
PROCTOR, Minn. (August 13, 2012) — As the popularity of crossbow hunting continues to grow, it is no surprise that Nockturnal Lighted Nocks is leading the way with a series of new Crossbow Lighted Nocks with an exclusive patent-pending Universal Fit Technology™, that allows the Nockturnal nocks to fit virtually any crossbow bolt. With the Universal Fit Technology and three nock configurations—half-moon, capture and flat-back—consumers don’t have to worry about which nock to use with their bolt or crossbow, they simply need to order the Nockturnal Lighted Crossbow Nock of their choice.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (August 2, 2012) — Steyr Arms, the only licensed manufacturer of Steyr products in North America, has announced that the AUG A3 will be available later this month. Assembled by Steyr-Mannlicher-trained gunsmiths in its Trussville, Ala., manufacturing facility, the new flat-top AUG A3 will feature European-style cold-hammer-forged barrels and the legendary tulip-style muzzle brake.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (August 1, 2012) — Summer sausage isn’t just for summer. It’s a delicious snack that can be made and enjoyed all year long. With hunting season just around the corner, Hi Mountain Seasonings is pleased to announce that the Hunter’s Blend flavor has been so overwhelmingly popular that the company has added it to the Summer Sausage Line. The special blend of garlic and pepper with a subtle hint of hickory and finished with just a touch of heat has taken home jerky making to another level.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (July 25, 2012) — Steyr Arms announced today that Kansas-based Covey Sales & Marketing, an independent manufacturer’s representative agency, has been signed as its new sales representative team for all three of the European manufacturers for which it is an exclusive importer: Steyr, Merkel and Anschutz Sporting Rifles. Steyr Arms will be represented by Covey Sales & Marketing in the Midwestern U.S.
TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (July 16, 2012) — Using his out-of-the-box Steyr HS.50 long-range precision rifle, Walter Wilkinson, 56, of Edgewood, NM, bested a field of 31 competitors—most using highly customized rifles—to take the Hunter Class Score World Championship title at the Fifty Caliber Shooters’ Association World Championships at the NRA Whittington Center near Raton, NM, held July 1st and 2nd. This marks the second year in a row that a competitor with an off-the-shelf Steyr HS.50 has won the Hunter Class, as Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta walked away with the championship title last year.