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    Ann Petitie Freelance
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    Andrew Chamberlain Author Cartridge Comparison Guide; Western Hunter Shooting Editor
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2018 Conference Sponsors

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    Abigail Casey

    I Work for Rated Red as a outdoor host creating 15 individual video content pieces a week. I also was a producer for the documentary titled "Guns up Texas." Before working for Rated Red I was a videographer for Realtree Outdoors for 2 years and managed their YouTube channel.

WHAT’S NEW

  • Private Inholdings in Montana to Become Public Land

    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation acquired 1,120 acres of prime elk habitat in western Montana that are now both permanently protected and open to public access. The parcels, previously private inholdings, were conveyed to and now managed by the Lolo National Forest (LNF). “We are grateful that Stimson Lumber Company recognized the wildlife values

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  • POMA Member Spotlight – Logan Metesh

    A large part of POMA’s mission is to connect you with fellow POMA members to help grow your business. One of the newest benefits we offer to facilitate that connection is our POMA Member Spotlight. We’re excited to introduce our inaugural spotlight member – Logan Metesh. Logan is a writer, researcher, museum professional, and historian

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  • Mossy Oak Fishing Adds 2018 Major League Fishing World Champion Greg Hackney to Pro Team

    WEST POINT, MS – Mossy Oak is excited to announce the addition of Greg Hackney to the Mossy Oak Fishing Team. Fishing out of Gonzales, Louisiana, Hackney has won every major competitive bass fishing title with the exception of the Bassmaster Classic.  Notable victories on Hackney’s resume include, but are not limited to: 2018 Major

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  • Walker’s, Thompson/Center, HSM, Ruger, Springfield Armory, SIG – This Week on Guns & Gear

    Mandeville, LA – This week on Guns & Gear, October is hearing protection month! Check out all the ways you can protect your hearing with Walker’s. Plus, Springfield Armory’s M1A rifle, Ruger’s Security-9, the Thompson/Center TCR .22 semi-auto rifle, training at the Sig Sauer Academy, and fifty years of accuracy and new double-duty ammo from

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  • Mossy Oak’s Free “Home Grown” Digital Series Now Available on MossyOak.com

    WEST POINT, MS – Mossy Oak’s Mr. Fox Haas, a patriarch to the Mossy Oak brand, once said, “I believe the good that men do will live long after they’re gone.”  These words represent a calling for Kentucky farmer and hunter, Austin Musselman. Musselman has dedicated over half of his life into transforming his family’s

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  • Idaho’s Guns N Gear Range Earns NSSF Five-Star Rating

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the trade association for the firearms industry, is pleased to announce that it has awarded its highest Five-Star rating for excellence to Guns N Gear range and indoor shooting range. Located in the thriving metropolitan area of Idaho Falls, Guns N Gear is a 20,000 square-foot

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  • Streamlight Marks 10th Year Supporting Breast Cancer Research Foundation

    EAGLEVILLE, PA, October 19, 2018 – Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting equipment, donated more than $700,000 over the past 10 years to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF), a not-for-profit organization seeking to prevent and cure breast cancer.  Each October, Streamlight recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month by highlighting its line of pink lights, the proceeds

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  • Spirit of Hope Award – This Week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk

    Mandeville, LA – It’s the latest recipient of the Spirit of Hope Award, a new TV show about building historical weapons, hunting rifles, and more, this Sunday on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk®, the original nationally-syndicated talk show about guns and the shooting sports. This week, Tom is joined by Sig Sauer’s Tom Taylor, who is

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  • Mossy Oak Bottomland Waders and Boots Now Available from Compass 360

    WEST POINT, MS – Hunters and anglers willing to face the harshest of elements to pursue their obsession that has them outside in the first place must have gear that is willing to work as hard as they are. An all-new assortment of five different waders and one pair of boots are now available from the

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  • NRA Announces Cordova as Preferred Vendor and Official Licensed Coolers

    FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association proudly announces Cordova as the official licensed cooler and preferred vendor of the NRA. The Idaho-based company with the slogan “2A Is In Our DNA” offers high-performance coolers that are made in the U.S. and built for the real-world functionality that NRA Members expect in their outdoors products

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