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CANTON, Ohio — The North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) announces that, in conjunction with the Cervid Livestock Foundation, it is sponsoring research at Kansas State University to develop an all-new testing protocol for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). A new ‘live test’ will help detect the disease earlier, increase efficiency for deer farming operations, and prevent the needless deaths of thousands of animals which are merely suspected of having the disease.

The NADeFA-...

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SAN ANTONIO — Today, the deer industry in Texas is larger than the citrus and rice industries, and the Texas Deer Association (TDA) is geared up to host the largest deer event in the State of Texas. The TDA announces its 16th Annual TDA Convention & Fundraiser will be held on August 7, 2014, through August 9, 2014, at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas.

The annual event attracts thousands of deer enthusiasts from across the United States, Canada...

NORTH CHESTERFIELD, VA., - Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world's leading manufacturer of high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Ballistic Calculator mobile app available for the iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android devices. Modeled after the highly successful website-based program, the mobile app is a completely interactive tool you can take to the range or into the field.

"In the spirit of forward thinking, we wanted those who use our proprietary...

The National Trappers Association, a partner of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, will hold its annual convention in Escanaba Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, July 27, at the Upper Peninsula state fairgrounds.

Trappers and other outdoor enthusiasts are encouraged to attend the four-day event, which will feature trapping and calling demonstrations, educational seminars, product vendors and live entertainment.

"Michigan has a strong trapping heritage and it's...

Pomona, NY - USA based, Magnum Research, Inc. (MRI) has once again expanded their Magnum Lite® rimfire rifle product line with the introduction of the MLR Ultra 22LR with a high-tech modular tensioned-type barrel.

The modular barrel means that it has been constructed utilizing a superior quality of steel for the barrel which is attached to stainless steel breech and muzzle caps inside a thin-walled aluminum construction. The Ultra barrel took over a year to develop internally at...

PHOENIX - If you want to use non-lead ammunition for your hunt this year, now is the time to start shopping. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is expecting a repeat of last year's non-lead ammunition shortage this hunting season. Those intending to hunt big game in California or in condor areas in Arizona (Game Management Units 12A, 12B, 13A and 13B), are strongly encouraged to buy their non-lead ammunition supplies as soon as possible.

Last year, many hunters who waited to shop at...

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - 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. The unique injection-molded urethane nock contour not only creates a universal solution to string contact...

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AUSTIN, Texas — Working to preserve our state’s shooting sports heritage, the Texas State Rifle Association (TSRA) is proud to announce that the TSRA Foundation has surpassed the $1 million mark in funds delivered to youth and schools across Texas.

In less than three years, the TSRA Foundation has supported 87 schools and distributed $1.07 million to youth shooting sports and other programs designed to preserve and defend the gun ownership rights of Texans. Reporting time ranged from...

Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Gamo® Outdoor USA (www.gamooutdoorusa.com ), parent company of BSA® Optics (www.bsaoptics.com), is releasing the BSA 17 Super Mag Scope Series. The new scopes were designed specifically for the Winchester 17 Super Mag Cartridge and feature a patent pending drop compensation reticle engineered for the 20gr. and 25gr. bullet. The line...

The biggest concern among hunters is how to mask scent from game. The SCENTite Deluxe blind solves this problem by eliminating scent altogether. It works by creating an airtight blind that pulls air into the intake ports near the bottom and drafts the air up and out of the 30-foot high exhaust pipe-similar to a chimney. You'll never have to worry about your scent again when hunting with the Deluxe!

Not only is the Deluxe blind scent-proof, it dampens sound and provides waterproof...