Recent Hunter Outdoor Communications Press Releases
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.
FREMONT, Neb. (Aug. 23, 2016) — CanCooker President Seth McGinn today announced the appointment of Sam Bowman to the position of vice president of sales and marketing for the company. In this capacity, Bowman will be responsible for managing the CanCooker national sales force, developing sales programs and promotions to further enhance the sales of all Seth McGinn’s product lines in the United States and abroad. Bowman will also manage all national and regional trade and consumer shows as well as plan, direct, and manage the marketing strategies, advertising and sponsorships for the brands. He will report directly to McGinn.
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.
FREMONT, Neb. (July 5, 2016) — Can Cooker, Inc., the company that reinvented the old-fashioned-creamery-style can as a portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete meal in an hour, has announced the introduction of its smallest, lightest, most portable CanCooker model to date. The new CanCooker Companion has a 1.5-gallon capacity and feeds up to six people. The new nonstick coating on the CanCooker Companion makes clean-up a snap.
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.
FREMONT, Neb. (April 1, 2016) — 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 it has signed two new sales groups for the outdoor, sports, farm, ranch and hardware markets throughout Canada. CDN Red Agencies Sports, Inc. of East St. Paul, Manitoba will be responsible for the western half of the country, from Manitoba to the Pacific Ocean. Upper Canada Sports Associates of Fenwick, Ontario will handle the eastern half of Canada from Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean.
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.
FREMONT, Neb. (Feb. 29, 2016) — 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 it has signed four new sales groups for the outdoor, sports, farm, ranch and hardware markets throughout the U.S., effective immediately. Lammert Associates has been assigned the Western U.S., Outdoor Specialist Group will handle the Midwest, Murski Breeding Sales will be responsible for the South/Southeast, and Carrera Werner Sales will take the Northeast region of the country.
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.
FREMONT, Neb. (Nov. 25, 2015) — On Monday, Nov. 30, CanCooker will extend its message to consumers nationwide via its first national infomercial launch. To be aired at 8 p.m. EST on television cable providers such as Comcast, MediaCom along with various other television outlets as well as on Rural Radio and Sirius XM Channel 147, viewers can visit RFDTV.com and click on the “Find Us” tab for the local channel listing.
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.
FREMONT, Neb. (Oct. 13, 2015) — There’s nothing quite as delicious as a properly prepared whole chicken roasted around a beer can to feed the family. With the new Foldable Chicken Rack™ from CanCooker™, preparing a moist, mouthwatering whole chicken is now easier than ever.
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. 20, 2015) — With kick-off of the college football season just around the corner, Game Day Products, Inc., has introduced the newest, most unique way to display your college team pride, the Hover Helmet™. The patented design of the Hover Helmet begins with a 1/2-scale football helmet that appears to defy gravity. It hovers and spins in mid-air with no strings or other physical attachments.
FREMONT, Neb. (Aug. 4, 2015) — Hunting camps are steeped in some of the richest traditions in American history—fellowship, fun, hunting and experiencing the great outdoors—and CanCooker™ is the perfect addition to any hunting camp. Cooking delicious meals in the CanCooker or CanCooker Jr. for the hunting group is effortless, freeing up more time to enjoy these great traditions.
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 22, 2015) — Steyr Arms, the U.S. subsidiary of one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious firearms manufacturers, will hold a three-day factory-direct summer sale of Steyr and Merkel firearms at its Bessemer, Ala. headquarters. 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. on Thursday, July 23rd through Saturday, July 25th to hunters and firearm enthusiasts. Sales and visits to the showroom are usually by appointment only.
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.
FREMONT, Neb. (July 13, 2015) — In response to customer demand, CanCooker™ has announced the availability of its inaugural cookbook, Everyone Can Cook with a CanCooker™. This new spiral-bound cookbook is a compilation of more than 100 pages of mouth-watering, crowd-pleasing, kitchen-tested recipes, each one created specifically for the CanCooker and CanCooker, Jr.
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.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (May 18, 2015) — The popular bone-busting, rear-deploying Rage Chisel-Tip broadhead has been improved with the incorporation of the proven Shock Collar blade retention and deployment system and a redesigned ferrule that is more aerodynamic resulting in better penetration. The new Rage Chisel Tip SC will blaze through the hide of any game animal, and its 0.035-inch razor sharp stainless steel blades deploy to cut a path of destruction, while the chisel point destroys any bone that is in its path. The incorporation of the Rage Shock Collar keeps the blades locked in place until the moment of impact.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (May 14, 2015) — Muzzy, the leader in bowfishing equipment, has announced the introduction the new Alcatraz 3-barb fishing point. Designed for maximum hold in retrieving soft-flesh fish, the new Alcatraz is smaller and lighter than most traditional barbed fishing points, offering better penetration and arrow flight.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (May 11, 2015) — Just in time for summer barbequing season, Hi Mountain Seasoning, the leading manufacturer of kits for homemade jerky and sausage, is introducing its new Rib Rub. This new fresh and versatile dry spice rub is a harmonious blending of sweet, sour, strong and salty flavors that will enrich the natural flavors of the meat, as well as seal in the juices. The results are a tender, mouthwatering meal, no matter if you use a smoker, grill or oven.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (May 5, 2015) — As crossbow popularity continues to grow, Rage continues to push the envelope in broadhead development. The introduction of the new Rage Krossbow KORE—featuring the same ground-breaking and game-taking Rage 3-Blade Broadhead with KORE Technology—sets Rage apart from other companies in its technology and its commitment to this market.
DANVILLE, Ala. (May 4, 2015) —With the introduction of the new Bow and Gear Hoist, HSS has addressed the issue of how to safely, silently and quickly get a bow or other gear into a treestand. The Bow and Gear Hoist is lightweight, easy-to-use and virtually tangle free, as there are no ropes or cords to contend with.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (April 29, 2015) — With a 33 percent increase in participants from last year’s tournament and a record-breaking 84 teams, the 16th Annual Muzzy Classic Bowfishing Tournament, held April 25 and 26 in Guntersville, Ala, had some serious competition vying for the top cash pay-out of $10,000. This all was despite looming threat of major storms in the forecast. And while the storms split to the north and the south leaving mostly clear skies, cloudy waters along the fishable areas of the Tennessee River proved this tournament to be extremely tough for competitors, yet again.
DANVILLE, Ala. (April 27, 2015) —J. Scott Olmsted, editor in chief of the American Hunter presented his magazine’s inaugural Women’s Innovation Product of the Year Golden Bullseye Award to Hunter Safety System President Jerry Wydner for the lady’s Contour safety harness during the Golden Bullseye ceremony at the 144th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, April 10.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (April 21, 2015) — Tim Anello host of Outdoor Channel’s popular realistic outdoor show “Inside Outdoor TV” is scheduled to attend this year’s Muzzy Classic bowfishing tournament, at Alabama’s Lake Guntersville, April 25 and 26. Anello has been an avid Muzzy shooter both on the water and in the field for years. He will be on hand at this year’s Classic to sign autographs, take photos and talk with attendees at the Friday night Meet & Greet, April 24 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., as well as during the pre-event festivities. He will then put his abilities to the test as he competes for the top prize money with the rest of the competitors.
FREMONT, Neb. (April 20, 2015) — With baseball season in full swing, families, fans and players are already dreading the Little League concession-stand hot dog and hamburger lunches. No need to worry, CanCooker has the homerun solution for the delicious between-game meals. Simply bring a CanCooker and your favorite fixings to the field, and in less than an hour, you will have a healthy home cooked meal for everyone on the team.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (April 8, 2015) — Chuck Belmore and Jon Justice, hosts of Sportsman Channel’s new insanely different TV show about hunting and bowfishing, “The Habit,” are scheduled to attend this year’s Muzzy Classic bowfishing tournament, at Lake Guntersville, Ala., April 25 and 26. Muzzy shooters both on the water and in the field, Belmore and Justice will be on-hand to sign autographs, take photographs and talk with attendees at the Friday night Meet & Greet, April 24 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., as well as during the pre-event festivities and send-off on Saturday.
DANVILLE, Ala. (April 7, 2015) — Hunter Safety System, the company dedicated to saving hunters’ lives, has named hunting legend Jesse Morehead to the position of director of industry relations. In his new position, Morehead will be responsible for expanding Hunter Safety System’s hunter education program, educational programs on treestand safety, creating a certified-outfitter program and working with all of the company’s industry partners. He will report directly to Jerry Wydner, HSS president.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (March 26, 2015) — Eva Shockey, one of the most influential women in hunting, is scheduled to attend this year’s Muzzy Classic bowfishing tournament, at Lake Guntersville, Ala., April 25 and 26. Shockey, a Muzzy shooter, will be on-hand to sign autographs and talk with attendees at the Friday night Meet & Greet as well as during the pre-festivities and send off on Saturday.
DANVILLE, Ala. (March 23, 2015) — Hunter Safety System has designed a pair of foldable, self-tapping treestand gear hooks that conveniently hold essential hunting equipment, keeping everything easily within reach. The single-folding Talon and the triple-level Crow’s Foot are the newest introductions to the HSS Elite accessory line, which create a multi-level workspace within the stand.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (March 17, 2015) — Muzzy, the leader in bowfishing equipment, has announced the introduction of its new Addict Bowfishing Kit, which contains everything needed to begin the sport of bowfishing—everything except the fish.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (March 9, 2015) — Muzzy, the leading manufacturer of fixed blade broadheads, has introduced the new Muzzy TAQ5 Quiver. The low-profile, ultra-lightweight Muzzy TAQ5 Quiver securely holds five arrows and is uniquely designed with three Picatinny rails on the hood to add a multitude of accessories including lights, POV cameras and more to enhance your hunting experience.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 24, 2015) — Continuing to lead the evolution in lethal technology, Rage has revolutionized its flagship broadhead and has introduced the 2-Blade SC. Incorporating the latest technological advances from the X-Treme ferrule design with the addition of the proven Shock Collar blade retention and deployment system, the new Rage 2-Blade SC broadhead takes the original design to a new level of lethality.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Feb. 20, 2015) — Hi Mountain Seasoning, the leading manufacturer of kits for homemade jerky and sausage, is offering incredible web-only specials in 2015. Buy-two-get-one-free, special-pricing, buy-one-product-get-a-free-gift, and free-shipping offers are just a few of the specials that will be featured on the www.himtnjerky.com website in the coming months. Each month will feature a different website-only special.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 19, 2015) — Tru-Fire, the world leader in the evolution of archery releases, has introduced the Smoke dual-jaw caliper release. The surprisingly affordable Smoke release incorporates the latest technology from the Tru-Fire Edge release with the reliability of the company’s tried-and-true Hurricane design to create the most dependable wrist strap-style release on the market.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 18, 2015) — Hunter Safety System has designed a pair of foldable, self-tapping treestand gear hooks that conveniently hold essential hunting equipment, keeping everything easily within reach. The single-folding Talon and the triple-level Crow’s Foot are the newest introductions to the HSS Elite accessory line, which create a multi-level workspace within the stand.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 16, 2015) — This year’s Muzzy Classic bowfishing tournament, scheduled for April 25 and 26 at Lake Guntersville, Ala. is slated to be substantially bigger than the previous 15 tournaments. With a first place cash payout of $10,000, more waters to fish, up to four-person teams and a huge prize table, this tournament is slated to be one of the largest in the country.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Feb. 10, 2015) — Gray’s Sporting Journal has selected the Merkel RX-Helix straight-pull bolt-action rifle as its 2015 “Gray’s Best” award winner in the rifle category as announced in the magazine’s 2015 Expeditions & Guides Annual. GSJ representatives Amos Crowley and Mike Floyd formally presented the award to Merkel’s Anke Sauerteig and Steyr Arms CEO Scott O’Brien—Merkel’s U.S. importer—Jan. 21 during the 2015 SHOT Show.
FREMONT, Neb. (Feb. 5, 2015) — The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has awarded Seth McGinn a patent for the CanCoooker—the portable convection oven that steam-cooks a complete meal in an hour. The Canadian patent registration number is 129622.
Muzzy Introduces New XD Pro Tournament-Style Bowfishing Reel
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 4, 2015) — Muzzy, the leader in bowfishing equipment, continues to set the benchmark in bowfishing reels with the introduction of the new XD Pro Reel, designed with a unique finger-activated lever switch that clearly indicates an open bail or locked bail with the flip of a switch. No more forgetting to push the button, merely flip the switch back over after the shot to retrieve the line. The new XD Pro Reel is compatible for right- or left-handed archers.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 3, 2015) — Nockturnal™ has introduced the new NockTool™, a device to quickly and easily install, position or remove nocks, as well as effectively turn off Nockturnal Lighted Nocks.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 28, 2015) — Hunter Safety System continues to set the standard in hunter safety products with the introduction of its new HSS-LIFELINE. Incorporating a woven-in reflective strip that makes locating a treestand in the dark as simple and quick as pressing a flashlight switch, the LIFELINE also houses its Recon Carabiner in a new sound-dampening Cow Bell Cover for absolute stealth while climbing and hunting.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Jan. 13, 2015) — Khyber Interactive Associates, a world-class emergency response training, research and consulting company, today announced that Khyber founder and President Wes Doss will be a featured guest and highlighted speaker in the Steyr Arms booth at the 2015 SHOT Show, Jan. 21 through 25 in Las Vegas, NV.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 9, 2015) — Rage has responded to the growing crossbow hunting market in a big way with the introduction of its new Crossbow X-treme™ broadhead. The swept blade angle of the purpose-designed Crossbow X-treme allows it to maintain kinetic energy longer and penetrate deeper than other crossbow broadheads on the market, while producing larger entry and exit wounds and massive blood trails.
It’s Big, It’s Bad and It Stops Gobblers in their Tracks—
Muzzy Introduces the New M.O.R.E. Turkey Broadhead
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (Jan. 8, 2015) — Named after four species of turkey—Merriam’s, Osceola, Rio Grande, and Eastern—the innovative new M.O.R.E.™ turkey broadhead from Muzzy is designed to stop a longbeard in its tracks with a massive 3-inch cutting diameter and 125-grain weight.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 7, 2015) — The HSS-Hybrid quickly became one of the most popular safety harnesses in the Hunter Safety System lineup after its introduction in 2012. The company has taken the Hybrid design to a new level by incorporating its Flex Technology into the upper portion of the harness to create the all-new HSS-Hybrid Flex. The Hybrid Flex is extremely comfortable to wear, and it offers hunters unrestricted freedom of movement in the upper body combined with the functionality of a multi-pocketed vest on the lower portion for the best of both worlds.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Jan. 6, 2015) —Steyr Arms announced that it is now offering a limited edition run of Camo Scout Rifles in three different camouflage patterns. Steyr Scouts are now available in “Early Fall,” Mid Fall,” and “Late Fall” camouflage patterns.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Dec. 9, 2014) —As the popularity of making jerky at home continues to soar, Hi Mountain Seasonings has announced the introduction of the new Big Shot Jerky Gun. Crafted of a heavy-duty stainless steel, the new Big Shot boasts a 15-inch-long stuffing tube and can hold up to 3 lbs. of ground meat.
FREMONT, Neb. (Dec. 2, 2014) — As a result of the increased popularity of the CanCooker, CanCooker, Jr. and Seth McGinn’s Plank and Multi-Fuel products, the Company is pleased to announce that it has broken ground on a new building, which will nearly double its existing size. The new 10,000-square-foot facility being built adjacent to the current facility will be utilized as a warehouse and shipping facility and will add additional office space.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (Nov. 24, 2014) —Holiday shopping is easier than ever this year—no traffic, no crowds and incredible deals. Hi Mountain Seasonings is offering unbelievable web-only spectacular savings deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Nov. 28 and Dec. 1.
BESSEMER, Ala. (Nov. 18, 2014) — Steyr Arms announced today that it has expanded its Scout Rifle line with the introduction of OD Green and “MUD” stock variants, both of which are now on American soil. Steyr also announced a substantial across-the-board reduction to the suggested retail price of its Scout Rifle offerings.
FREMONT, Neb. (Nov. 13, 2014) — The holidays can become a very stressful time with out-of-town guests, large meals to prepare and busy schedules. 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, makes holiday meal time a joyous and stress-free occasion for both the cook and guests.
DANVILLE, Ala. (Oct. 29, 2014) — Just in time for the peak of hunting season, Hunter Safety System announces the launch of its new mobile app, “Buck Spotter,” available on iTunes and Google Play. This new app has been specifically created to allow users to stay connected with other hunters, as well as find locations to hunt. This app is right on target for the avid hunter and is available free as a download.
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.
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.