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  • I’ve learned over the years that the quickest way to get from where you are to where you want to be is to find someone who is already where you want to be and do whatever he or she tells you to do. POMA is the best place to find a mentor to help you become an outdoor communicator, a PR professional, a videographer, a photographer or any other area for communicating the out-of-doors.... Read More
    John E. Phillips Book Author, Writer & Photographer
  • POMA is a money maker! A casual conversation at the POMA business conference turned into a friendship, and almost immediately, into a lucrative business deal for Gun Talk Media. In business, it's often about the contacts, and POMA provides quality contacts.
    Tom Gresham Gun Talk Media
  • Just a few weeks after the conference, with one project, I was able to generate coverage for six POMA Corporate Partners. And, with the participation of those partners, I was able to write a much more rich and interesting review.... Read More
    Gil Horman Technical Content Provider
  • For years I avoided joining the professional writer’s organizations in favor of an independent approach to networking and relationship building. That worked well for a while, but then I hit a plateau.  During that time I joined several writer's and media organizations.... Read More
    Tom Keer Freelance Writer/The Keer Group
  • I am new to the industry, and I know there is a lot of water left to tread before I find my own sweet little island. However, because of POMA and the commitment and conviction of its founding members, I now have more confidence and better tools than I could have imagined receiving from any other source.... Read More
    Andrew Chamberlain Author Cartridge Comparison Guide; Western Hunter Shooting Editor
  • It pays to be a POMA member, Darren Warner said in a recent note to POMA. As a member, I'm able to receive more than three times as much for my work, from Buckmasters Rack magazine, than I would if I were not a POMA member.
    Darren Warner Freelance Writer
  • Had it not been for Money Line listings, I would not have found my current job at Sporting Classics magazine. I was traveling to Montana this summer with a friend, when we stopped in Kearney, NE for a night. In a small pub, I checked the Money Line, saw the job opening and applied for it thinking it was a long shot, but worth a try. Next thing I know, I'm sitting here telling you this.... Read More
    Josh Wolfe Asst. Editor - Sporting Classics Magazine; Editor - Sporting Classics Daily
  • I have 7 articles publishing this week due to my association with POMA. Not to mention the numerous business opportunities from people that I have met. Just last week a company that I wanted to do some business with automatically jumped on board when he heard that I was a POMA member. I can't even begin to tell you how much business I did just this week due to my POMA connections.
    Tom Claycomb Freelance
  • No one is doing what POMA is doing when it comes to education and opportunities. POMA reacts quickly to situations and is in tune with the needs of media and industry.
    J.R. Robbins NRAHuntersRights.org
  • As a full-time freelance magazine writer and book author I spend a lot of time alone - in the office, traveling and in remote locations. POMA through its Briefs, Business Conference and webinars offers me a very valuable means of staying in communications/networking with others in my field.... Read More
    J. Wayne Fears Freelance Communicator
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WHAT’S NEW

  • John Heinz NWR Enhancements Earn Union Sportsmen’s Alliance 2019 Project of the Year Award

    Spring Hill, Tenn.— Labor union volunteers’ efforts to enhance visitor experiences at the nation’s first Urban National Wildlife Refuge earned the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA) 2019 Project of the Year Award. Located just six miles from downtown Philadelphia, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge conserves critical wildlife habitat of the Tinicum Tidal Marsh. With 35 million

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  • Wildlife Research Center® and Tink’s® to use New RT-QuIC Testing to Detect CWD Contamination

    Wildlife Research Center® and Tink’s®, the leading manufacturers of quality hunting scents, partnered together to fund a study with CWD Evolution, LLC. that has now led to a CWD testing protocol known as the RT-QuIC test process, that is specifically designed for testing deer urine for CWD contamination.  This allows manufacturers of deer and elk

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  • ODIN Works Joins National Shooting Sports Month Gearbox Giveaway Sponsors

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that ODIN Works has donated Gearbox Giveaways in support of National Shooting Sports Month®. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, ODIN Works manufactures a wide range of firearms parts, accessories and target shooting gear, primarily for the modern sporting

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  • Podcasts from Conference: Andy Tran (Muddy Shutter) Joins Restless Native

    “I was going to be the one to change my destiny. No one was going to do it for me.” — Andy Tran, Muddy Shutter Media This is a an unusual story from Conference: A story about transformation.  And punching people in the face. When it comes to making change, sometimes you have to put

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  • RMEF, Partners Open Door to 26,000 Acres of Public Access

    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, in coordination with Lewis and Clark County, the Dan Barrett family, Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest and many other partners, is thrilled to announce 442 acres of prime wildlife and riparian habitat along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front are now permanently protected and in the public’s hands.  Called the Falls

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  • QDMA Releases New Field to Fork Video

    ATHENS, GA (August 20, 2019) – The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), in partnership with the Georgia R3 Initiative, has released a new video highlighting their highly acclaimed Field to Fork adult-mentored hunting program with the support of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). The video is available on both YouTube and Facebook through the links

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  • Mossy Oak GO Now Streaming “Break Down: Lake Guntersville” with Gerald Swindle

    WEST POINT, MS –  Mossy Oak GO is now streaming “Break Down,” an all-new series, featuring Major League Fishing pro and Mossy Oak Fishing Team member, Gerald “G-Man” Swindle. Available only on Mossy Oak GO, “Break Down” will follow Swindle as he travels to some of the most popular lakes and rivers in the U.S., offering

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  • ATN’s Value-Priced Optic – This Week on Guns & Gear

    Mandeville, LA – This week on Guns & Gear, it’s nighttime hog hunting with ATN’s compact and value-priced ThOR LT. Plus, Ruger’s Security-9 Compact, the M&P Sport OR II rifle from Smith & Wesson, Springfield Armory’s optics-ready XDm OSP, and Ammo Inc.’s Streak JHP defensive ammunition. Guns & Gear features the latest and greatest products

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  • Safari Club International Introduces Hunter Advocacy Action Center and Text Alert Tool

    Safari Club International, the leader in the defense of wildlife management, conservation and hunting access on public land, is excited to announce the SCI Hunter Advocacy Action Center, a new service to engage hunters in the ongoing effort to protect their freedom to pursue their passion. This text alert system sends alerts directly to a

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  • Mossy Oak GO Now Streaming “BLUE: Blue Marlin” Parts 1 & 2

    WEST POINT, MS –  Mossy Oak GO is now streaming “BLUE: Blue Marlin,” a two-part episode of the series, “BLUE,” available only on Mossy Oak GO. For many saltwater anglers, there is no thrill greater than chasing blue marlin. From the anticipation to the bite, there’s nothing quite like it. We travelled to Costa Rica and

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