Portland, OR —In the summer of 2012, Leatherman Tool Group acquired its second company, Seattle-based PocketToolX™. For the remainder of 2012 Leatherman continued to manufacture existing PTX designs under the Leatherman name. Now the company is debuting new activity-specific models for hunting and shooting sports: theCam™, Pump™ and Rail™.
Scott Sporting Dog Balanced Training Dummy Helps Train Puppies to Carry Game Birds Correctly
The Scott Sporting Dog Balanced Training Dummy is specially designed for training puppies to properly carry game birds, and is an exclusive Scott Sporting Dog design. The retriever training dummy is ideal for training force fetch and hold and continually reinforces the dog’s instinct to balance what it is carrying. The design encourages the dog to hold the dummy in the center. Construction features include a solid plastic center and closed cell foam filled soft canvas end pieces. Canvas ends allow for the application of Pheasant, Grouse or other training scents and are washable. Continue reading “Scott Sporting Dog Introduces a Balanced Training Dummy” »
Morgan UT- For 2013, Browning introduces the A5 shotgun with a 3½” chamber. This marks the first ever recoil-operated 3½” Browning shotgun. Five A5 models will be chambered in the new 3½”, 12 Gauge: A5 in Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Blades, A5 in Realtree Max-4, A5 in Mossy Oak
The recoil-operated Kinematic Drive system allows the A5 to cycle a wide range of loads. The A5 features the Vector-Pro lengthened forcing cone and the new Invector-DS choke tube system to deliver tight, consistent shot patterns. To reduce felt recoil, the A5 comes with an Inflex II recoil pad.
As part of its “S.A.F.E. Summer” campaign to focus attention on the importance of safe and responsible firearm handling and storage, the National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) today announced its “Top Ten” list of safety tips firearm owners should remember to help ensure they are taking responsible precautions with firearms in their home.
“Nearly all firearm accidents in the home can be prevented when gun owners take simple precautions, and proper storage is the number one way to help prevent accidents” said Steve Sanetti, NSSF president and CEO. “Anyone who is going to own a firearm should respect it and secure it when not in use to help prevent firearm accidents and misuse.” Continue reading “Ten Tips for Firearm Safety in Your Home” »
EGELAND, N.D. — She hunkers in the middle of a grassy field on the windswept prairie, her body heat warming a shallow bowl filled with fragile eggs. If she’s lucky enough to remain hidden from predators — skunks, foxes, raccoons, opossums and others with a taste for duck eggs — for 24 days and 24 nights, her brood of downy ducklings will hatch.
It’s the springtime cycle of life for a duck on the breeding grounds of the Prairie Pothole Region, an area that encompasses the Dakotas and southern Canada where 70 percent of North America’s ducks are born.