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ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. -- Vermont moose hunters had a successful hunting season according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. A record bull was taken in the October 1-7 archery moose hunt, and the regular moose hunting season was October 18-23.

"A preliminary count shows that by October 28 the department had received official reports of 22 moose being taken by 54 hunters in the archery season and 147 moose taken by 289 hunters in the regular season," said Cedric Alexander,...

DALLAS - In a new proposal to list the African lion as a threatened species, U.S. officials acknowledge that lawful hunting is a tool that can help save the species from extinction. Dallas Safari Club (DSC) is encouraging its members to keep hunting lions, but be selective.

Science shows that hunting older male lions has no long-term effect on the sustainability of lion populations.

Meanwhile, the money spent by lion hunters - $50,000 is common for a single hunt - buoys many...

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AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas State Rifle Association (TSRA) has extended its partnership with Texas Law Shield by adding more educational gun law seminars and workshops to its schedule. The highly acclaimed seminars provide important information about the numerous legal challenges facing Texas gun owners today and about the constitutional rights of citizens.

“The best chance we have to preserve our Second Amendment rights is to have well-informed citizens, so we’re very excited to extend...

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AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Deer Association (TDA), the state’s largest organization dedicated to deer enthusiasts and sportsmen’s rights, is pleased to announce the opening of its new Austin legislative office. The new office, located at 816 Congress Avenue, just three blocks from the Capitol, will serve as the center for the association’s legislative efforts and oversight, as well as provide a convenient meeting space for TDA members, state legislators and officials, and agency staff.

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MONTEZUMA, Iowa - Brownells is proud to announce the release of AR-15 Catalog #10. With 104 pages, it contains hundreds of products for building, customizing, repairing and cleaning America's favorite firearm.

This year's catalog reflects the resurgence of AR-15 customizing products after historic, high-demands caused several popular items to run short last year.

New to Catalog #10 is the Trijicon V-COG optic, combining the high-quality and clarity of the combat-tested Trijicon...

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AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas State Rifle Association (TSRA) has named Doug DuBois Jr. as the association’s new executive director. DuBois possesses leadership experience and a diverse background which will strengthen the TSRA and help protect and promote gun owners rights in the State of Texas.

Prior to TSRA, he served with the Texas Food & Fuel Association, holding such esteems positions as director of education; director of membership development and director of member services and...

Chantilly, VA - Aimpoint, the originator and worldwide leader in electronic red dot sighting technology, has announced the introduction of a new sight designed specifically for modern sporting rifles such as the AR-15. This new product, known as the Aimpoint Carbine Optic (ACO), expands upon the company's already proven designs and focuses these features into a high quality, entry priced optic.

This new sight was developed with the modern sporting rifle owner in mind, and the ACO is...

CONCORD, N.H. - About a third of New Hampshire's moose hunters were successful during the first two days of the nine-day season, achieving a 32% success rate on the opening weekend of the hunt. On Saturday and Sunday (October 18 and 19), a total of 41 moose were taken by hunters statewide - 29 bulls and 12 cows. Last year, about 18% of moose hunters were successful during the opening weekend.

The weather was warm and rainy on the opening day of the moose season, but Sunday dawned cold...

With news of another farm-raised deer testing positive with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), we can all expect the predictable response by media and anti-agriculture activists to point fingers at deer farms. Unfortunately, as most of the attention is focused on farm-raised deer, the larger, more ominous threat is being ignored. Wild deer are not hapless victims in the spread of CWD. The truth is that a deer population that is unmanaged and unmonitored is the most likely carrier of the disease...

SAN ANTONIO — The state’s largest organization dedicated to deer and sportsmen’s rights, the Texas Deer Association (TDA) is proud to announce that five new members have been selected to serve on the association’s Board of Directors and 13 members have been elected as regional officers. The new directors and officers have decades of experience in the deer industry and are all proven leaders in business as well as their respective communities.

The newly elected board of directors for...