Cole Gunsmithing Announces 12-Gauge Precision Chokes for the Rizzini XL Bore 

Cole Gunsmithing expanded their line of Precision Chokes to include the Rizzini XL Bore in 12 gauge. These new chokes are designed and manufactured for performance shooting. Pass-through efficiency is critical to the reduction of deformed shot. Cole’s utilitarian design and one-step machining process maintains consistent wall thickness that provides efficient and effective shot -pass-through, which results in more pellets on target.

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Ball and Buck Collaborates with Ranger to Launch Exclusive Sporting Clays Collection 

Boston, MA – April 24, 2024 – Ranger, the leading performance shooting eyewear brand, and Ball and Buck, the esteemed purveyor of American-made sporting goods, are thrilled to announce their first collaboration together. This marks a milestone as two Massachusetts-based brands come together to introduce an all-new collection tailored for sporting clays aficionados. The collaboration is set to launch on Thursday, April 18th, 2024, signifying a significant moment in the partnership between two brands united by their shared passion for the sporting clays lifestyle. 

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Chief Upland Collaborates with NWTF on Customizable Flydown Collection Turkey Vest

Manitowoc, WI (April 16, 2024) – Chief Upland, in collaboration with Mossy Oak® camouflage and theNational Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), announces its latest innovation for avid turkey hunters – the exclusive NWTF Edition Flydown Collection Turkey Vest System.

This turkey vest system features Chief Upland’s customizable storage system, the iconic Mossy Oak®Original Bottomland® camouflage pattern and the familiar NWTF logo on the shoulder strap. With each purchase, hunters receive a complimentary 1-year NWTF membership (a $35 value), contributing directly to vital conservation efforts.

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Fiocchi Golden Turkey TSS: Ideal Choice for Turkey Season

March 2024 – Fiocchi, a global leader in defensive, target, and hunting ammunition, continues to meet the call of avid turkey hunters who appreciate the devastating knockdown power of Tungsten Super Shot. Boasting dense patterns, deep penetration, and unparalleled long-range performance, Fiocchi’s Golden Turkey TSS raises the bar for turkey hunters seeking superior results. 

Available in three-inch offerings for 12-gauge, 20-gauge, 28-gauge, and .410 bore, this ammunition is engineered to provide hard-hitting knockdown power, ensuring hunters are equipped for success in the field. The key to the Golden Turkey TSS’s exceptional performance lies in the use of the finest 18g/cc tungsten shot, ensuring the most consistent patterns on the market.

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Breda America Introduce Two Competition-Ready Shotguns in Time for 3-Gun Season

Easton, Md. (March 2024) – Breda America, a Banshee Brands LLC, brand and renowned Italian manufacturer of firearms, proudly unveils its latest innovations catering to the discerning needs of competitive shooters worldwide. Introducing the Breda B12i/T4 and the Breda B12i/T4 X Competition Grade shotguns, meticulously engineered to elevate performance standards in the realm of 3-gun competitions.

Designed from the ground up as a competition-ready platform, the Breda B12i/T4 boasts unparalleled firing cycle speed, surpassing most factory shotguns on the market. Trusted by elite shooting teams in IPSC competitions across standard and modified divisions, this shotgun delivers exceptional speed, precision, and reliability under pressure.

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ALPS OutdoorZ Introduces the First Hybrid Dog Stand

They give us their all and never complain, so it is understandable that we want to keep our dogs as safe and comfortable in the field as possible. That is why ALPS OutdoorZ, the premiere manufacturer of extreme-duty hunting packs and outdoor gear, developed the industry’s first Hybrid Dog Stand.

Whether you are hunting in a dark flooded marsh, working a dry field, or hunkered knee-deep in reeds, the new Hybrid Dog Stand provides the stable, sure-footed support your dog deserves. Secure it to a tree, free-stand it above the waterline, or set it up in the blind or field for training. With its innovative and adjustable leg supports and integrated cleat-and-ratchet system, the Hybrid Dog Stand is the one-and-done solution for K9 comfort and all-day peak performance.

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Quail Response to Large-Scale Wildfires in the Texas Panhandle

Quail hunters north of Interstate 40 in the Texas Panhandle enjoyed a good quail season this year. Most of that region had received above average rainfall over the past year, and range conditions were good to excellent. Unfortunately, excellent range conditions in this area also equate to an increased risk of wildfires when red-flag conditions reign, as they did the past 2 days.

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SSSF Announces Rasmussen as SCTP National Director

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) names Wayne Rasmussen as National Director of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP). Mr. Rasmussen was selected to lead the SSSF’s youth development program with over thirteen years of experience in youth shooting sports as a parent, coach and state advisor.

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Benelli Introduces the Montefeltro Ultra Light Shotgun

Accokeek, MD – Nothing compares to a crisp, bluebird autumn day when the birds are plentiful, the dogs are on, and there is always “one more” spot to check just over the horizon. It is days like this for which Benelli’s engineers developed the all-new Montefeltro Ultra Light.

With its shortened barrel — 26-inch for the 12-gauge model and 24-inch for the 20-gauge model — combined with a reduced-length magazine tube and featherweight carbon-fiber stepped rib, the Montefeltro Ultra Light boasts a comfortable 6.3 and 5.3 lbs. for the 12- and 20-gauge versions, respectively. That reduced weight and shorter length translates to effortless shouldering and faster swings on quick-moving birds. Should higher round capacity beyond the standard 4+1 be required, the Montefeltro Ultra Light’s open mag tube can easily be modified with an optional extension.

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