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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

  • Olivia Opre Joins POMA Member Brad Luttrell on Restless Native Podcast

    Imagine the amount of hate you must have in your heart to put a bounty on someone’s head. This guest knows that kind of hate. And she knows it well. Olivia Opre has traveled the world hunting hippos, lions, elephants, and dozens of other species. She joints GoWild Co-Founder, Brad Luttrell, on the Restless Native podcast to talk about her experiences in being harrassed, along with other topics in conservation.

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  • Wyoming Elk, Elk Habitat Receive $500K in RMEF Funding

    MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded more than half a million dollars in grants to improve elk habitat and research, public access and hunting heritage efforts across the state of Wyoming. “This is the largest project allocation amount from one state in one year on record. Wyoming may have the smallest population in the

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  • Selected by the US Coast Guard

    WILSONVILLE, Ore. (October 16, 2018) – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the United States (U.S.) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in support of the U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG) Second Generation Automatic Identification System (AIS-2) program. The indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a ceiling

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  • New Episodes of First Person Defender are Back for Self-Defense Saturdays!

    MANDEVILLE, LA – Episodes of Gun Talk’s First Person Defender® are back! First Person Defender is celebrating #SelfDefenseSaturday as new episodes debut on YouTube, Facebook, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and guntalk.com every week through Saturday, November 24th. Watch the new episode, plus the past three episodes now: NEW – Episode 4: https://youtu.be/I9vo2ISxCIQ Episode 3:

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  • HEVI-Shot, Ruger, SIG, Smith & Wesson, Kimber – This Week on Guns & Gear

    Mandeville, LA –  This week on Guns & Gear, we’re shooting HEVI-Shot’s HEVI-Duty Centerfire ammo, the seven-shot GP100 from Ruger, SIG’s M400 SDI rifle, Smith & Wesson’s Performance Center T/C LRR., and Kimber’s Aegis Elite. Guns & Gear showcases the latest and greatest products in the firearms industry with interviews, range demonstrations, tips and training

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  • Volt Heated Hunting Gear Now Available in Mossy Oak Break-Up Country

    WEST POINT, MS – Recent advances in hunting gear and apparel technology have created a new solution to the timeless problem hunters experience: extremely cold temperatures. Heated clothing is quickly becoming a popular tool for hunters to use because, having on-demand control to instant heat increases hunter comfort, enabling the hunter to endure cold temperatures

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  • Sightmark Makes their Mark with Improved LoPro Series

    (MANSFIELD, TEXAS) – Sightmark makes their mark by offering their redesigned LoPro family in Dark Earth finish. LoPro’s are a compact laser and laser-light combo attachment for your firearm, helping you with precision accuracy and rock-solid reliability. LoPro’s are the perfect attachment for accuracy while training, hunting, self-defense and even in low-light shooting. Sightmark will

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  • Handloading, Supreme Court Cases, and Machine Guns – This Week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk

    Mandeville, LA – It’s handloading and hunting rifles, upcoming Supreme Court cases, machine gun collections, and more, this Sunday on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk®, the original nationally-syndicated talk show about guns and the shooting sports. John Barsness – creator of the Rifle Loony News and co-author of a variety of books on rifles, the outdoors,

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  • Realtree and Frogg Toggs Announce Enhanced Partnership

    October 10, 2018, Columbus, GA: Realtree and Frogg Toggs announce the signing of an agreement to strengthen the partnership between their two brands, as well as enhance their presence in the market place. “Realtree is known worldwide for its incredibly effective camouflage patterns, marketing expertise, brand loyalty, and retail and manufacturing partnerships,” said Realtree Director

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  • Industry brands partner to make over 1,300 mentors available via Powderhook

    LINCOLN, Neb. — The technology that connects beginning hunters with mentors on Powderhook’s ground-breaking app also allows companies to promote their own brands while participating in one of the biggest hunter-recruitment initiatives in the country. More than 1,300 industry professionals, representing dozens of brands and public agencies, have become Digital Mentors on Powderhook, using the

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