Recent Hunter Outdoor Communications Press Releases
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 22, 2017) —The new Advantage broadhead is Rocky Mountain brand’s first broadhead to hit the market after a long hiatus. The Advantage is a 100-grain, 4-blade, cut-on-contact head that features a short profile with superior flight characteristics and maximum accuracy, even at the high speeds of today’s bows. With less surface area, flight is significantly enhanced on the new Rocky Mountain Advantage broadhead.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 21, 2017) — Rage has designed a new broadhead specifically for turkey hunters that will eliminate the problem of a flopping-then-fleeing gobbler following an otherwise fast and deadly pass-through. The new Rage Turkey broadhead features a new cut-on-contact tip with a pair of massive Meat Hooks to inflict maximum lethal damage, all while slowing the arrow enough to anchor the bird. This Turkey Broadhead combines a gigantic 2 1/8-inch-cutting-diameter, two-blade Slip-Cam broadhead with the Meat-Hook Tip to stop a turkey dead in its tracks.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 21, 2017) — Building on the popularity of crossbow shooting and taking technology and design cues from its current lineup of four-sided, wrapped, open-layer targets, Black Hole has introduced the new price competitive-yet-durable Crossbow target. The front and back of the Crossbow target can stop broadheads and field tips, and field tips can be used on the woven poly-wrapped sides.
DENVER (Feb. 13, 2017) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the sharpest steels and hand craftsmanship to create quality knives and tools, has partnered with professional knife thrower Bobby Branton to offer its first-ever line of throwing knives. The Aero-Strike is a precision crafted trio of Tanto, Bowie and Spear-Point blades that are equally weighted and balanced so that all three blades throw and fly uniformly.
BROOKVILLE, Pa. (Feb. 7, 2017) — Koola Buck has expanded its line of popular Anti-Microbial Game Bags with the introduction of the XL Game Bags, sized specifically for elk and similarly sized game quarters. Treated to protect meat by reducing bacteria eight times more than standard game bags, the new Anti-Microbial XL Game Bags are packable, lightweight and very durable..
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 6, 2017) —Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the world’s number-one selling fixed-blade broadhead, has partnered with Gold Tip to offer ready-to-shoot Muzzy “Bad to the Bone” Arrow package. This new package allows archers to spend more time in the field hunting and less time setting up their bows.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 6, 2017) — Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the world’s number-one selling fixed-blade broadhead, has taken the guesswork out of setting up a crossbow for both practice and hunting by combining a super durable bolt, with a universal nock system and a bone-crushing broadhead.
BROOKVILLE, Pa. (Jan. 27, 2017) — Koola Buck has expanded its line of popular Anti-Microbial Game Bags with the introduction of the XL Game Bags, sized specifically for elk and similarly sized game quarters. Treated to protect meat by reducing bacteria eight times more than standard game bags, the new Anti-Microbial XL Game Bags are packable, lightweight and very durable..
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Jan. 26, 2017) — To address the ever-growing crossbow market, Rage has announced the immediate availability of new ready-to-shoot Rage bolts with the introduction of the Simply Lethal crossbow bolt package. Rage does all the work in finding the perfect combination of carbon-fiber bolts, CrossbowX broadheads, vanes, field points and inserts, so hunters can spend more time shooting and less time getting ready to shoot.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Jan. 26, 2017) — Rage, the number-one-selling mechanical broadhead on the market, now offers two complete arrow packages so archers can spend less time building arrows and more time shooting them. The new Rage Simply Lethal Arrow package combines a popular Gold Tip pre-fletched carbon arrows with the archer’s choice of either the Rage SC 2-Blade 100-gr. or the Rage SC 2-Blade Chisel Tip 100-gr. broadheads and a set of field points for practice. Extremely tough and very dependable, these arrows come out of the box pre-cut and fully equipped with nocks, inserts, and 2-inch GT vanes installed.
DENVER (Jan. 18, 2017) — Outdoor Edge has put a sharp new twist on the popular survival paracord bracelet with the introduction of the new Para-Claw. Wear the Para-Claw anywhere and have an inconspicuous utility/personal defense knife always at the ready. Developed by retired bounty hunter Fugi Escobido and Outdoor Edge’s David Bloch, this innovative new knife is an essential tool for any adventurer or survivalist.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 9, 2017) — Hunter Safety System, the industry leader in tree stand safety, continues to set the industry standard in treestand harness technology with the addition of ElimiShield® Scent Control Technology. Hunter Safety System is now offering four of its most popular safety harnesses with the most revolutionary approach to controlling human odor at the source before it forms: ElimiShield® Technology. By pretreating the Hybrid, Elite, Crossbow and Contour harnesses with ElimiShield® during the manufacturing process, a bond is formed that has more than a 99-percent proven effective rate of controlling odor even after 50 commercial washes.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Jan. 5, 2017) — Hi Mountain Seasonings, world renowned for its jerky making kits and high quality seasonings, has announced the introduction of a new Chili Seasoning—a zesty blend of authentic flavors including chili pepper, cumin, garlic, salt, black pepper, paprika, turmeric and onion.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Jan. 5, 2017) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, a portfolio company with 14 leading archery brands, announced today that it will be re-launching the Rocky Mountain brand at the 2017 ATA Show in Indianapolis, bringing another top brand to its company fold. Renowned for its fixed blade technology since 1979, Rocky Mountain will now expand its offering to other archery accessories.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Jan. 4, 2017) — Last year, legendary German firearms manufacturer Merkel tested the waters of the American market with the company’s first exceptionally affordable bolt-action rifle. The market responded very positively to this rifle, which combines the classic hunting rifle style with old-world craftsmanship and the latest manufacturing technology. Freshly renamed the MHR 16 for its official full production run, this bolt-action rifle was designed and manufactured specifically to exceed the expectations of American hunters and shooters.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Dec. 14, 2016) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, announced today that it has signed a sponsorship deal with Sportsman Channel's award-winning show “Leupold’s Pigman: The Series” for its Muzzy®, Nockturnal®, BLOCK® and TRU-FIRE® brands.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Dec. 2, 2016) —Hanging a ladder stand sounds pretty simple. But doing it properly by keeping safety first and foremost isn’t always the way it is done. That’s why Hunter Safety System, the company dedicated to saving hunters’ lives, has launched a new instructional video specifically on this topic on the popular video-sharing website, YouTube.
BROOKVILLE, Pa. (Nov. 30, 2016) — Koola Buck, an industry leader in state-of-the-art meat processing products and the inventor of the Koola Buck portable refrigeration system for hunters and outfitters, has named Hunter Outdoor Communications as its public relations agency of record. This appointment is effective immediately.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (Nov. 29, 2016) — World-renowned for its handcrafted, comfortable slings, Vero Vellini has announced its Holiday Hunting Special on the company’s website, www.vero-vellini.com. Just in time for the holiday gift-buying season, the Holiday Hunting Special features significant discounts on some of the most popular Vero Vellini Premium Rifle Slings.
DENVER (Nov. 23, 2016) —Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the sharpest steels and hand craftsmanship to create quality knives and tools, has announced today that it has selected Hunter Outdoor Communications to handle its public and media relations. The appointment is effective immediately.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Nov. 23, 2016) — Steyr Arms announced today that the company’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials will begin tonight at midnight, CDT, and will continue until Monday at midnight. Every item in the Steyr store at www.steyrarms.com will be marked down at least 10 percent, with 20-percent off all magazines, 25-percent off all scope mounts and 30-percent off the AUG accessories. The Firearms Deals page on the website will be stacked with major savings on some of the most popular rifles and pistols as well.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Nov. 21, 2016) — Do you love waterfowl hunting but aren’t a fan of eating your harvest? Don’t blame the birds. It is all in the preparation. Chef Scott Leysath says that with Hi Mountain Seasonings Brines, it’s easy to transform your birds from a tough, gamey meal into a succulent mouthwatering dish that will have folks begging for more.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Nov. 10, 2016) — The kitchen table was the source of the best gifts for centuries before the advent of online gifting, but prior to this new form of instant click-and-done holiday gratification, people used to use their talents to create something meaningful for their loved ones. You can resurrect this time-honored tradition of homemade gifts with the delicious organic game meat in your freezer, some Hi Mountain Seasonings and a little time in the kitchen.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Nov. 7, 2016) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, manufacturer of 14 category-leading archery brands, announced today that it has has partnered with Jones & Company, Inc., to drive sales and growth in the 15-state northeastern/mid-Atlantic territory comprised of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York. This partnership is effective immediately.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Oct. 17, 2016) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, announced today that Coonhound Sales & Marketing, an independent manufacturer’s representative agency with a proven track record for success, will handle sales for the company’s 14 brands throughout Canada.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Oct. 4, 2016) — Hi Mountain Seasoning has announced the introduction of the new Big Shot Jerky & Sausage Gun. The improved design expands on the functionality of the original Big Shot by adding more durable and easier-to-clean components as well as a new sausage-stuffing nozzle.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (Sept. 27, 2016) — Shooting aids increase accuracy, and they come in all shapes and sizes—from bags of sand to adjustable rests built from sturdy forged steel—but the most lightweight and expedient shooting aid in the field may just be the item that carries your rifle, the sling. World-renowned for its handcraftsmanship and comfort, Vero Vellini makes slings that will tighten up your field-expedient shooting position for increased accuracy this hunting season.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Sept. 9, 2016) — The team at Hunter Safety System would like to remind hunters that this month is Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month. Treestand accidents continue to be the leading cause of serious injury and death among hunters.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Aug. 26, 2016) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, announced today that it has signed a sponsorship deal with world-renowned archer Levi Morgan for its Nockturnal®, BLOCK®, GlenDel® and S4Gear™ brands.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Aug. 24, 2016) — With archery seasons opening nationwide, Rage, the number-one-selling mechanical broadhead on the market, announced the return of the #TimeToHunt consumer social media photo and video contest. This exciting contest encourages hunters nationwide to share how they gear up and prepare for the upcoming hunting season. Three lucky winners will receive a Rage Cage quiver and two packs of the wildly popular Rage Hypodermic broadheads. One grand-prize winner will take home a Rage Cage quiver, two packs of Hypodermic broadheads, a BLOCK target and an IQ Pro Hunter bowsight.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Aug. 23, 2016) — Hurricane Bag Targets now offers a unique line of expandable Storm targets that make it even easier for bowhunters to take their high performance targets anywhere they want. The new Storm targets feature the exclusive C.P.E. (Compressible, Packable, Expandable) technology. Storm targets come from the factory vacuumed sealed, and when you are ready to shoot, simply open the bag, shake it several times until it fully expands, stake it, and begin shooting. Every 50 shots or so, re-shake the bag to ensure consistent stopping power.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (July 27, 2016) —For the past 32 years, bowhunters around the world have proudly shot Muzzy broadheads, firmly establishing Muzzy as the number-one seller in the fixed-blade category. Now, these same loyal customers have the opportunity to show their brand loyalty by wearing the newest batch of eye-catching Muzzy apparel.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (July 26, 2016) — Rage, the most popular mechanical broadhead on the market today, is now offering a wide collection of Rage logoed apparel for both men and women. The new line of Rage jackets, t-shirts, polos, hoodies and hats are designed to deliver a unique combination of style and comfort while showing off brand loyalty any time of the year.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (July 25, 2016) — World-renowned for its handcrafted, comfortable slings, Vero Vellini is offering free domestic ground shipping within the United States for all orders placed on its website, www.vero-vellini.com, throughout the summer. This summer special allows consumers the opportunity to experience the most comfortable slings at a great savings.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (July 21, 2016) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, announced today that Aaron Van Rossum has been appointed to the position of sales operations manager. In this new role, Van Rossum will act as the liaison between the sales, operations, and warehouse divisions of the company, and he will oversee the customer-service and direct-sales teams, as well as assist with key accounts. He will report directly to Chris James, vice president of sales, national accounts. The appointment is effective immediately.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (July 18, 2016) — It’s the time of year when bowhunters everywhere start shooting their bows in anticipation of the upcoming archery season. To make that practice a little more exciting, Shooter 3D Targets announces the launch of the #BackyardWarrior social media photo contest. The photo contest challenges archers nationwide to show how they prepare for hunting season while using a Tru-Fire release, an IQ Bowsight or Nockturnal lighted nocks. The winners will receive an entire backyard of three-dimensional targets from Shooter 3D Targets.
BESSEMER, Ala. (July 11, 2016) — Steyr Arms will hold a three-day factory-direct sale of Steyr and Merkel firearms at its Bessemer, Ala. headquarters on July 14 to 16, 2016. The company, located at 2530 Morgan Road in Bessemer, will open the doors to its spacious 3,000-sq./ft. showroom to the public from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. this Thursday, Friday and Saturday for its third annual factory-direct sales event. Visits to the showroom are usually by appointment only.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (June 28, 2016) — Vero Vellini, world renowned for its hand-crafted, comfortable slings, announced today that two of its popular Premium rifle slings will be offered in the new Realtree Xtra camouflage pattern. The 1-inch Premium with quick-attach swivels and the Premium Wide-Top sling with quick-attach swivels will now be available with this extra effective camo pattern.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (June 21, 2016) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, announced today that J. Harding Associates, an independent manufacturer’s representative agency, will handle sales for the company’s 14 brands in 13 Western states.
DANVILLE, Ala. (June 6, 2016) — The team at Hunter Safety System, the company dedicated to saving hunters’ lives, is pleased to announce the award-winning television show, “Heartland Bowhunter” has joined the HSS family.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (June 7, 2016) — Celebrity Chef Scott Leysath, host of the Sportsman Channel’s “The Sporting Chef” and “Dead Meat” television shows, will be showcasing Hi Mountain Seasonings in his various wild-game dishes in a special VIP hospitality popup house at the 34th annual Aspen Food & Wine Classic June 17 to 19 in Aspen, CO.
DANVILLE, Ala. (June 6, 2016) — As crossbow hunting continues to gain popularity across the country, today Hunter Safety System announced the introduction of a new harness specifically designed to address the unique set of challenges that are associated with safely hunting with a crossbow from a treestand. The new HSS Crossbow Harness answers all those challenges in a stylish, comfortable and affordable harness.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (May 17, 2016) — Vero Vellini—world-renowned for its hand-crafted, comfortable slings—launched its new branded website today, www.vero-vellini.com. This new site offers full product information plus the ability for the consumer to purchase directly through the company’s new e-commerce website. This new site marks the first step towards Vero Vellini’s ambitious plans for growth and expansion.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (May 16, 2016) — Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the world’s number-one selling fixed-blade broadhead, introduced the Trocar broadhead three years ago, and with its field-point-like accuracy and unbelievably lethal performance on game, the Trocar quickly became one of the company’s hottest selling and most successful broadhead designs. This year, Muzzy has created a new addition to the Trocar lineup with the introduction of the company’s first adjustable-cutting-diameter broadhead, the Trocar Switch.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (May 2, 2016) — Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has introduced the Patriot Flex, an update of the inexpensive and proven Patriot release. Retaining the Patriot’s nylon webbing wrist strap with a hook-and-loop style closure system, the Patriot Flex has an updated head that’s thinner and narrower than the original.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (April 28, 2016) — For the past 17 years, the Muzzy Classic bowfishing tournament has proven to be a highly competitive, exciting tournament with some of the best bowfishing teams vying for the top cash prize of $10,000. This year was no different. Teams of two to four members were blessed with beautiful weather in Guntersville, Ala., April 23-24 as they fished the waters of Guntersville Lake and along the Tennessee River.
DANVILLE, Ala. (April 26, 2016) — Hanging stands just got a whole lot easier. Avid hunters know that a successful hunting season starts well before the opening day. That is why the engineers at Hunter Safety System have designed the first and only treestand harness for use during the pre-season. The new HSS Hanger harness is a utility safety harness that features deep utility pockets to carry tools, steps, snips, saws, HSS-LIFELINEs™ and other gear needed for the pre-season preparation. The HSS Hanger allows you to safely put in many days of hard work in the field without worrying about adding sweat, body odors, gasoline, oil or bug spray to your hunting harness.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (April 18, 2016) — Muzzy, the world leader in bowfishing equipment, has announced the introduction of its new, highly adjustable Mantis arrow rest that works on any bow with any bowfishing arrow. The Mantis was purposely designed with a heavy-duty aluminum alloy mounting bracket and rest frame with a vibrant green Delrin® arrow-capture gate and arrow launch pad that ensures a smooth launch of the arrow while preventing wear on the rest.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (April 12, 2016) — For the past decade, the use of crossbows across the nation has continued to increase, and the demand for product to accommodate the unique needs of these archers has also increased. To meet this growing audience, Rage introduces two new Hypodermic Crossbow broadheads. Available in 100-gr. and 125-gr. configurations, the broadheads were designed specifically for the crossbow archer features the same surgically sharp, .035-inch stainless-steel blades and a 2-inch cutting diameter with the unprecedented characteristics, penetration and durability that the Hypodermic is known for.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (April 6, 2016) — Tim Anello, host of Outdoor Channel’s popular realistic outdoor show “Inside Outdoors TV,” and Chuck Belmore and Jon Justice, hosts of Sportsman Channel’s extremely popular TV show about hunting and bowfishing, “The Habit,” are scheduled to attend this year’s Muzzy Classic bowfishing tournament, at Lake Guntersville, Ala., April 23 and 24. All three of these popular television hosts are avid Muzzy shooters, both on the water and off.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (March 30, 2016) — Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has introduced its newest four-finger hammer-throw release, the C4. This lightweight, comfortable and ultra-quiet release is built from cutting-edge materials and boasts high-end features, and it eliminates the largest barrier to entry for handheld releases: the price.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (March 29, 2016) — Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the world’s number-one selling fixed-blade broadhead, has taken a bold step into the burgeoning hybrid market with the introduction of the new Trocar HB broadhead. With a profile that looks like it would be right at home on a Medieval battlefield, the Trocar HB blends the best of Trocar’s fixed-blade technology and adds a pair of center-pivot blades that deploy on contact for unbelievable devastation, large wound channels and excellent penetration on large-game animals.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (March 17, 2016) — IQ Bowsight has bridged the gap between multiple-fixed-pin sights and rapid-adjustable single-pin sights with the addition of the new IQ Pro One and IQ Pro Hunter to the IQ Pro Bowsight lineup. As with all IQ Bowsight models, the IQ Pro One and IQ Pro Hunter feature the patented Retina Lock™ alignment technology that provides instant feedback to identify even the slightest torque or anchor-point change.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (March 15, 2016) — For hunters who have harvested or plan to harvest North America’s largest antlered species, Hi Mountain Seasonings has a new seasoning just for you; Canadian Moose Seasoning. This new seasoning captures the delicate yet rugged flavors of the Canadian territories with a unique blend of garlic, sweet paprika, turmeric, sea salt, pepper and onion powder.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (March 9, 2016) — Shooter 3D Archery Targets has expanded its durable, long-lasting and reasonably priced target line with the addition of the Shooter 3D Bear, Shooter 3D Turkey and Shooter 3D Hog. Realistic in both size and look, these three new weather-resistant, solid-body, high-density-foam targets offer archers invaluable practice opportunities with nearly unlimited shooting scenarios.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (March 8, 2016) — Rage takes broadhead lethality to a whole new level with the introduction of the Hypodermic +P. The blades of the Rage Hypodermic +P are swept back dramatically after deployment to provide unprecedented penetration on large and dangerous game with standard setups and for big game with lower-energy bows.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (March 2, 2016) — Hans and Kimberly Hummel, owners of Hi Mountain Seasonings, proudly announced the promotion of Brian Tucker to the position of national sales manager, effective immediately. He will report directly to Hans Hummel, Hi Mountain president and CEO.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (March 1, 2016) —FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, announced today that it has named Todd Seyfert as its chief executive officer. Seyfert brings more than 20 years of experience in the outdoor and hunting industries to his new position at FeraDyne. The appointment is effective immediately.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 24, 2016) — Rage Outdoors has announced the introduction of the new 85-grain Rage SS-85 broadhead, which is sure to appeal to speed freaks as well as archers who shoot lower poundage bows but still want the huge entry holes and massive wound channels Rage is famous for. The Rage SS-85 was engineered to create maximum performance and lethality for shorter draw lengths and lower poundage bows, but it also provides more speed for those who crave FPS.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (Feb. 23, 2016) — Vero Vellini, world renowned for its hand-crafted, comfortable slings, announced today that three of its popular Classic Air Cushion® rifle slings will be offered in the Realtree Max-5 camouflage pattern. The standard Wide-Top sling without swivels, the Wide-Top sling with quick-attach swivels and the 1-inch Air Cushion sling with quick-attach swivels will now be available with this new popular pattern.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 11, 2016) — The 17th Annual Muzzy Classic bowfishing tournament, slated for April 23 and 24 at Lake Guntersville, Ala., is expected to be the largest tournament to date. Once again, the tournament will offer a first-place cash pay-out of $10,000, more waters to fish, up to four-person teams, and this year the Muzzy Classic will offer an even larger prize table. It is sure to be one of the largest bowfishing tournaments in the country.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Feb. 10, 2016) — As Hi Mountain Seasonings proudly celebrates its 25th Anniversary, the company is pleased to announce the addition of a third Jerky Maker Variety Pack to its line of products. This new Variety Pack will mark 25 different Jerky Cure & Seasonings Kit products to commemorate of the company’s 25th year of business.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Feb. 2, 2016) — Tru-Fire, the leader in the evolution of archery releases, has introduced the new Spark dual-jaw caliper release. Designed as a smaller version of the popular Tru-Fire Smoke release, the new Spark offers a smaller strap design to accommodate archers with smaller hands. The strap will fit wrists measuring 4.5 to 8 inches in circumference.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Feb. 1, 2016) — Twenty-five years ago, a one-man operation going by the name “Hi Mountain Seasonings” debuted its first product: the Hi Mountain Seasoning Original Jerky Cure & Seasoning Kit. Since 1991, the company has steadily grown in size and number of products, all while proudly supplying customers around the globe with the world’s finest line of jerky cure and seasonings, spices, brines, sausage kits and accessories. In 2015 alone, Hi Mountain shipped enough seasoning and jerky kits to season more than 50 million pounds of meat.
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (Jan. 28, 2016) —Vero Vellini®, world renowned for its hand-crafted, comfortable slings, is pleased to announce that its Classic Air Cushion® rifle/shotgun sling is now available in brown with brown piping and brown leather accents. It’s not only one of the company’s best looking slings, it also functions as well as it looks.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 14, 2016) — Hunter Safety System has reached a milestone this year, celebrating 15 years in business. The company continues to remain true to the original dream of its founders John Wydner, Jerry Wydner and Jim Barta of making every treestand hunting experience as safe as possible. Since 2001, the company has grown from the three owners working part-time to launch one safety harness to a company with 18 employees and more than twenty different product offerings.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Jan. 12, 2016) — Renowned for its elegant, high-performance shotguns, Merkel has introduced the minimally adorned yet exceptionally functional Merkel 40E field-grade side-by-side shotgun at an attractively attainable price. Basically a working-man's version of the 47E but without the rich finish and hand engraving, the new 40E was designed to be an extremely functional and reliable shotgun that’s going to spend its time in the hunting fields rather than stashed away as a safe queen. The 40E shotguns are perfectly balanced when swinging.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Jan. 10, 2016) — In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Hi Mountain Seasoning is introducing a new Spicy Lime Blend flavor. This new flavor will be available in both a Jerky Cure & Seasoning Kit and Snackin’ Sticks Kit.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Nov. 24, 2015) — Steyr Arms announced today that the company’s website and online store have been completely redesigned and are up and running just in time for Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials. Much faster and easier to navigate than its predecessor, the new steyrarms.com website offers a generous catalog of sporting rifles, hunting rifles, pistols and accessories. The website is packed with detailed descriptions, specifications, photos, videos, news articles and reviews of the entire lineup of Steyr firearms—all available at customers’ fingertips.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Oct. 22, 2015) — Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has introduced the company’s lightest, zero-travel-trigger release to date, the Thor. This hammer-throw-style release is extremely responsive and highly customizable to accommodate the needs and preferences of both competitive archers and bowhunters.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Oct. 21, 2015) — Due to overwhelming consumer demand when Steyr Arms launched a limited run of White AUG A3 M1 rifles in March, the company announced today that it has received another batch of white furniture sets, and another limited batch of new White AUG A3 M1 rifles will begin shipping to dealers and distributors nationwide this week. The White AUGs proved to be immensely popular, selling out in a matter of days.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Oct. 20, 2015) — Hi Mountain Seasonings has announced the introduction of four new wine-based Finishing Sauces: Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir. The Finishing Sauces are a simple way to bring a delicious finishing touch to your next meal.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Oct. 19, 2015) — Realistic in both size and look, the new 3-Target Value Pack of small game 3D Shooters provide archers with durable, long-lasting targets at a reasonable price. The little critters present small target areas for precise practice.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Oct. 8, 2015) — Nothing compliments a baseball game or a cookout like a hot dog. Now, thanks to Hi Mountain Seasonings, you can make your own delicious hot dogs with meats that you select in the comfort of your kitchen.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Oct. 6, 2015) — German firearms manufacturer Merkel has announced the introduction of the R15, a new bolt-action rifle designed and manufactured specifically to meet the expectations of American hunters and shooters. Available in both wood- and synthetic-stocked versions, the R15 rifle combines the classic hunting rifle style with old-world craftsmanship and the latest manufacturing technology to create a platform that is refined yet surprisingly affordable for the American market.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Sept. 29, 2015) — Further expanding access to product information through the most popular web destination, Hunter Safety System has announced that it is launching its own channel on YouTube. The site will be available at: http://www.youtube.com/HunterSafetySystemTV.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Sept. 23, 2015) — World-renowned for its jerky cure and seasonings, Hi Mountain Seasonings is pleased to announce the addition of Hunter’s Blend to its line of Breakfast Sausage Seasonings. Like the other Hi Mountain breakfast sausages, the new Hunter’s Blend can be mixed with fresh ground pork, or a combination of pork, and beef or venison for an amazing breakfast addition.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Sept. 18, 2015) — In response to customer demand, Hunter Safety System now offers a LIFELINE that accommodated stands up to 44 feet high. The new LIFELINE 42 is ideal for hunters that are filming their hunt and need to have a cameraman in a higher stand and for those hunters that like to hunt from higher locations.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 3, 2015) — Hunter Safety System, the company dedicated to saving hunters’ lives, will be a sponsor of Michael Waddell’s “Bone Collector” show beginning with the third and fourth quarter of 2015.
BESSEMER, Ala. (July 21, 2015) — Steyr Arms has announced that its newest SSG rifle—wearing an advanced carbon-fiber stock—has landed in America. Initially introduced at the 2014 SHOT Show, the exceptionally accurate, innovative and moderately-priced SSG Carbon rifle was met with an unprecedented number of orders from the law enforcement community that took the last 16 months to fill, but the latest shipment of rifles now makes the SSG Carbon available throughout the U.S.
DANVILLE, Ala. (July 1, 2015) — Hunter Safety System, the company dedicated to saving hunters’ lives, launched a new advertising campaign today titled “Don’t Worry Dad.” The campaign highlights the seriousness of treestand hunting and the importance of using the proper equipment. The campaign’s first ad features the new HSS Reflective LifeLine.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (June 24, 2015) — Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has introduced the Chicken Wing hook-style release as well as its ultra-plush padded version, the Chicken Wing Max. Both feature a Tru-Forward trigger, interchangeable single- or double-trigger configurations as well as Tru-Center Technology in the head. The Chicken Wing design is Tru-Fire’s most accurate and most forgiving buckle-strap-style release to date.
DANVILLE, Ala. (June 15, 2015) — Staying warm on those cold bitter mornings has just gotten a little easier with the introduction of Hunter Safety System’s newly redesigned Muff-Pak. This ergonomic pack is fleece-lined for warmth in extremely cold weather conditions and has an adjustable belt design for a comfortable, personalized fit for every hunter. Carefully crafted elastic cuffs keep warmth inside the Muff-Pak and the cold out.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (June 10, 2015) — Hans and Kimberly Hummel, owners of Hi Mountain Seasonings, recently announced the promotion of Edgar Zamora to the position of general manager, effective immediately. He will report directly to Hans Hummel, president and CEO..
BESSEMER, Ala. (June 5, 2015) — With more than 2,000 rounds through his out-of-the-box Steyr HS.50, Sgt. Maj. Walter Wilkinson (USA Ret.) was preparing to replace the barrel on his rifle, but he decided to shoot one final match with it, the Fifty Caliber Shooters Association Spring Regional Match at the NRA Whittington Center in Raton, NM, May 23 and 24. The old barrel worked well for him yet again, as he took first place in the Hunter Class (shot from the prone position off a bipod at 1,000 yds.) for both Score and Group, and he picked up second place in Light Gun.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (June 1, 2015) — FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC, a portfolio company majority owned by funds affiliated with Snow Phipps Group, LLC, announced today that it has acquired FL Archery Holdings, LLC (d.b.a. Field Logic), an industry leader in archery targets and accessories. Located in Superior, Wisc, Field Logic’s renowned portfolio of industry leading brands includes Block® targets, Glen Del® targets, Shooter™ Buck targets, Black Hole™ targets, Hurricane™ bag targets, IQ® Bowsights, Sure-Loc® Archery Products, S4Gear™ and Apple Archery® and X-Press® bow presses.