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Raising outdoor kids

Guest Post

Jennifer and family 

Growing up, we spent many weekends up at the lake or out in the woods. This was a focal part of my upbringing and made me who I am today. I’ve always loved being outside, whether I was sitting in a deer stand or casting a line from the boat. Now my husband and I have three children of our own and we’ve really started to focus on ways we can get them active in the outdoors at a young age so they can start to develop that love and appreciation for the outdoors as well. As an avid hunter, I’m eager to get them started early so when the time comes that they are of hunting age, my hope is that they will excited to get out in the woods. Here are 7 ways that we bring the outdoors into the lives of our young children:

1. Deer Season Prep! Fall is such a beautiful time to ...

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The American Woman Shooter


The American Woman Shooter MayJune 2015

Check out this Camo is the New Black feature in the most recent issue of The American Woman Shooter!  We’re beyond honored to contribute to this exciting new magazine for women.  The American Woman Shooter
– Champions women in the firearms industry
– Partners with sister organizations in areas of hunting and shooting sports
– Fosters relationships between novice and expert shooters
– Educates women about firearm selection, safety and defense

Read the whole May/June magazine and Whitney’s feature here!

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How wildlife is thriving


It’s a known fact that wildlife are thriving because of sportsmen and women’s contributions to habitat conservation.  But do you know how it all works?  Check out this infographic from the National Shooting Sports Foundation to learn more and spread the word… 



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5 Reasons to Get Started Hunting or Shooting

Guest Post

Check out Sue Bookhout’s 5 reasons to get started hunting and shooting… 

 And don’t forget to check out Sue’s new site to learn more about getting outside at

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Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands of 2014


 Survey results are in and Southwick has announced the top selling hunting and shooting brands for 2014. Did your favorite brands make the list?

  • Top handgun brand: Smith & Wesson
  • Top traditional rifle brand:  Remington / Ruger (Sturm, Ruger)
  • Top rifle ammunition brand:  ATK
  • Top handgun ammunition brand:  ATK
  • Top boots brand:  Cabelas
  • Top scopes:  Bushnell
  • Top binoculars brand:  BushnellPicMonkey Collage
  • Top game feeder brand:  Moultrie
  • Top trail camera brand:  Moultrie
  • Top tree stand brand: Big Game
  • Top muzzleloader: Thompson Center / CVA
  • Top crossbow:  Barnett
  • Top shotgun ammunition brand:  Winchester
  • Top blackpowder brand: Pyrodex
  • Top arrow brand: Easton / Carbon Express
  • Top broadhead brand:  Rage
  • Top bow case brand:  Plano
  • Top archery sight brand:  Trophy Ridge
  • Top game call brand: Primos
  • Top reloading...
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