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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...

CANTON, Ohio — Leading the cervid industry for more than 30 years, the North American Deer Farmers Association (NADeFA) assisted recent efforts by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand scientific research on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) that could lead to a new disease prevention strategy.

During a recent depopulation of a CWD-infected herd of whitetail deer in Iowa, researchers from Kansas State University (KSU), who were sponsored by NADeFA, and the United States Department...

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AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas State Rifle Association (TSRA) is proud to announce a new partnership with Texas Law Shield to provide informative gun law seminars and workshops that will be held across Texas. The educational seminars will provide important information about the constitutional rights of citizens and legal challenges facing gun owners today in the Lone Star State.

“An informed citizenry is essential to preserving our heritage and our Second Amendment rights, so we’re very...

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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...