Recent Hunter Outdoor Communications Press Releases

German Precision Optics Signs MWS

RICHMOND, Va. (Nov. 13, 2018) — German Precision Optics (GPO), USA announced today that MWS, an independent manufacturer’s sales representative agency with a proven track record for success, has been appointed to handle sales of the company’s optics lines in a 24-state territory. This appointment is effective immediately.

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ElimiShield® HUNT Scent Elimination Spray Now Available in a Gallon Size

DANVILLE, Ala. (Nov. 9, 2018) — ElimiShield HUNT Scent Elimination Spray, which bonds to all types of fabrics, rubber, metal and other surfaces to continually kill odor-causing compounds for long-lasting odor protection, is now available in a one-gallon bottle. The gallon bottle is ideal for refilling the spray bottle as well as for dipping gear rather than spraying. Whether it is a bow release, hunting clothes, a pack or other gear, completely submerging into the ElimiShield HUNT solution is easy and ensures that everything is completely coated for optimal elimination of odor-causing bacteria and other elements.

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Steyr Arms USA Announces End-of-Year Cash-Rebate Program

BESSEMER, Ala. (Nov. 6, 2018) — The Steyr Arms USA End of Year Consumer Rebate Program has begun and will provide customers cash rebates of $50 on any Steyr A1 pistol purchased between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018.

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German Precision Optics (GPO) USA Relocates Operations to New Facility

RICHMOND, Va. (Nov. 5, 2018) — Just two years after its creation, GPO, USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company, has moved into a new and larger headquarters facility on Moorefield Park Dr. in Richmond. The new facility is seven miles from its previous location in Midlothian, Va.

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German Precision Optics (GPO) USA Partners with Hunter Outdoor Communications

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (Oct. 30, 2018) — GPO, USA, the industry’s newest premium optics company, has announced today that it has partnered with Hunter Outdoor Communications to handle it public and media relations program in the U.S. This appointment is effective immediately.

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Outdoor Edge® Kicks Off Field-to-Freezer-to-Fire Giveaway

DENVER (Oct. 25, 2018) — To celebrate fall hunting seasons nationwide, Outdoor Edge has kicked off a giveaway that offers everything a hunter needs to take the harvest from field to table. This fabulous $800 prize package includes products from Outdoor Edge. Koola Buck, Weston, Hi Mountain Seasoning and Bradley.

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Trinity Oaks’ Thumbtack Ranch Nominated as Nation’s First Purple Heart Ranch

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 24, 2018) — Trinity Oaks, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded on the premise that active participation in the outdoors is a powerful, healing, and fundamentally life-changing experience, has been honored to have its Thumbtack Ranch to become the first ranch in the United States to be designated as a “Purple Heart Ranch” by the National Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH). A formal ceremony recognizing this Purple Heart designation will take place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 9th during the Georgetown Rotary Club’s Field of Honor® in Georgetown, Texas.

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Corvus Defensio AUG Products Now Available from Steyr Arms

BESSEMER, Ala. (Oct. 23, 2018) — Steyr Arms announced its exclusive importation partnership with Corvus Defensio at the SHOT Show, and the company had some of the AUG enhancement parts on display. The first of those parts have arrived, and more are on the way. The parts available in the initial batch are the Anti-Rotation QD-Sling Attach, the Enhanced Release Button, the Case Deflector and the M1 Receiver Rail.

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Easiest Way Ever to Support 4-H Shooting Sports Clubs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2018) — For outdoor youth groups all across our country, there is a continuous shortage of funding. Your brand working together with the Holiday Sportsman Show now provides a solution. For 56 days, from Nov. 5 through Dec. 31, 2018, the Holiday Sportsman Show provides a path for outdoor brand participation that links the hand-held and laptop digital world of internet user traffic to increased holiday season sales performance for outdoor brands with an innovative sales gift card promotion that benefits 4-H shooting sports and other youth groups.

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Online Virtual Sportsman Show Opens Nov. 5 for Holiday Sales

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2018) — Vexpo Marketing has announced that its 2018 Holiday Sportsman Show opens online Nov. 5. It is a free, digital, holiday-sales promotion event; a consumer-interactive virtual show; and a content marketing and e-commerce sales generator, all in one. Best of all, the innovative model ensures the show will have the attention of consumers.

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Steyr Arms Names Scott Tirman Controller

BESSEMER, Ala. (Sept. 26, 2018) — Steyr Arms announced today that Scott Tirman has been appointed to the position of controller for the company. Tirman will serve as the company’s principal accounting officer and will report directly to Scott O’Brien, Steyr Arms president and CEO. The appointment is effective immediately.

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Hunter Outdoor Communications Named Agency of Record For Trinity Oaks

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 24, 2018) — Trinity Oaks, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded on the premise that active participation in the outdoors is a powerful, healing, and fundamentally life-changing experience, announced today that they have partnered with Hunter Outdoor Communications to handle its public and media relations. This appointment is effective immediately.

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HSS Presents Awards to Winners of AGLOW Treestand Safety Writing Contest

DANVILLE, Ala. (Sept. 20, 2018) — Hunter Safety System, the leader in treestand safety equipment, awarded the winners of the 2018 Treestand Safety Writing Contest at the annual Association of Great Lakes Outdoor Writers (AGLOW) conference on Sept. 11, in Bismarck, ND. The contest, which was open to submissions published or aired between June 2017 and Sept. 1, was designed to increase awareness of treestand safety.

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Hi Mountain Seasonings Announces Jerky Giveaway Promotion

RIVERTON, Wyo. (Sept. 19, 2018) — Hi Mountain Seasonings, home of the world’s best jerky making kits, is excited to announce a new giveaway promotion on its online store. From now through the end of October, any customer who spends $50 or more at www.himtnjerky.com will receive a free package of Hi Mountain Seasonings ready-to-eat Beef Jerky. One of the four flavors—Original, Hickory, Mesquite or Pepper—will be randomly selected and shipped with all orders that qualify.

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Steyr Arms Launches Its Big Buck Down! Giveaway Program

BESSEMER, Ala. (Sept. 7, 2018) — Steyr Arms is celebrating the fall deer season with a month-long Big Buck Down! Giveaway program that will award an amazing prize package every 10 days in September. Each prize package will be highlighted by either a Steyr or Merkel firearm and will include JAGDHUND and X JAGD gear as well as a two-day, two-person hunting trip.

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Steyr Arms Extends Summer Sales Event Cash-Rebate Program

BESSEMER, Ala. (Sept. 4, 2018) — Due to overwhelming customer demand, Steyr Arms has announced that it is extending its Summer Sale Event 2018 consumer cash rebate program through the end of September. The program provides customers cash rebates of $125 for any Steyr Pro THB, Pro THB 6.5 Creedmoor or Scout Rifle purchased from any Authorized Steyr Dealer between July 9 and Sept. 30, 2018.

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Outdoor Edge® Redefines Utility Blades with the New SlideWinder™

DENVER (Aug. 29, 2018) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the finest materials and hand craftsmanship to create high-quality knives and tools, has redefined the uses of a utility blade with the introduction of its new SlideWinder multitool. The SlideWinder is based around a commonly-available, standard utility blade and packs several extra features not found in traditional utility knives.

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Knock Out Odors with ElimiShield® HUNT Scent Elimination Spray

DANVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 27, 2018) — ElimiShield has introduced its new HUNT Scent Elimination Spray that combines a unique “one-two-punch” approach to scent control for hunters’ clothing and gear. First, existing malodors are neutralized at the source. This action is rapid and complete! Second, human body odor is controlled before it exists. This mechanism is superior to other methods that attempt to absorb human body odor after it has already formed.

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Odin Lure Company Introduces Half-Ounce Top-Water Walking Popper Line

HUDSON, N.H. (Aug. 23, 2018) — Designed primarily for freshwater fishing, Odin Lure Company’s new floating Frigg .5 oz. Top-Water Walking Popper features a built-in fish-attracting rattle chamber and a patented bait well that can be filled with Odin’s specially crafted fish attractant called Fish Smack to leave an irresistible scent trail. The Frigg half-ounce popper was designed with a large cupped face to churn plenty of water and create the surface disturbance that attracts bass and other freshwater fish. With five hand-painted and signed lures to choose from—Blue Bird, Old Gold, Overcast, Silver Side and Tiger Side—there is one for every fish and fishing situation.

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Steyr Arms to Host Its 5th Annual Open House & Factory Direct Sale

BESSEMER, Ala. (Aug. 20, 2018) — Steyr Arms, in conjunction with its local dealers, will hold its fifth annual three-day Open House and Factory Direct Sale at its Bessemer headquarters on Aug. 23 to 25. Located at 2530 Morgan Road in Bessemer, Steyr Arms will open its doors to its spacious 3,000-square foot showroom to the public from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The showroom is usually open by appointment only.

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Outdoor Edge® Appoints Three New Managers

DENVER (Aug. 8, 2018) — David Bloch, president and founder of Outdoor Edge announced today that the company has added three new employees to its staff. Kirk Nichols has joined the company as export sales manager, Michael Egan has joined as the hardware sales manager, and Jonathan Stahlman has come aboard as the key account sales manager. The appointments are effective immediately, and all three managers will report to Vice President of Sales & Marketing Colin Wayne.

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Picture Yourself the Winner of an Odin Lure Pro Pack & Multiple Fish Smacks

HUDSON, N.H. (Aug. 3, 2018) — Odin Lure Company—the New Hampshire headquartered company that has revolutionized fishing lures with its fishing system that incorporates sight, sound and scent into its designs—has launched its biggest giveaway to date. This month-long giveaway is open to everyone, there is no purchase required, and participation is easy.

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Steyr Arms Launches Guide and Outfitter Program

BESSEMER, Ala. (Aug. 2, 2018) — Steyr Arms values and recognizes the importance that professional hunters play in the success of its company, and for that reason, it is now offering them a special discount program. This new Guide and OutfitterProgram is open to all licensed guides and outfitters, and it provides significant discounts on Steyr legendary rifles, world-class Merkel shotguns and rifles, technical performance apparel from X JAGD, as well as high-quality traditional hunting apparel and boots from JAGDHUND.

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Levi Morgan Inks Deal with ElimiShield® HUNT Odor-Elimination Technology

DANVILLE, Ala. (July 25, 2018) —ElimiShield HUNT announced today that it has signed a sponsorship deal with world-renowned archer Levi Morgan for its full line of ElimiShield scent-elimination products.

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Wilkinson Dominates the 2018 FCSA World Championships with His Steyr HS.50

BESSEMER, Ala. (July 18, 2018) — Retired Army Special Forces Sgt. Maj. Walter Wilkinson won two of the four individual score-based, 1,000-yard championships—the Light and Hunter Classes—at the Fifty Caliber Shooters’ Association (FCSA) 2018 World Championships, conducted July 5th through 7th at the NRA Whittington Center near Raton, NM. Remarkably, Wilkinson, who shot his stock Steyr HS.50 equipped with factory bipod from the ground in the prone position, posted the championships’ highest score, beating out shooters in the Unlimited, Heavy Gun and Light Gun Classes.

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Hi Mountain Seasonings Introduces Two New Seasonings that Make Bacon Even Better

RIVERTON, Wyo. (July 18, 2018) — There is no denying that just about everyone loves bacon. Bacon-inspired dishes are consistently being added to the menus of the most elite restaurants around the country. Bacon is frequently in the news, and it is now a main ingredient in everything from appetizers to desserts. Hi Mountain Seasonings has addressed the cult-like following of bacon enthusiasts with its introduction of two new Bacon Seasonings—Sticky Bun and Pineapple Sriracha—that will take your bacon experience to a whole new level.

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Steyr Arms Announces Summer Sales Event Cash-Rebate Program

BESSEMER, Ala. (July 16, 2018) — The Steyr Arms Summer Sale Event 2018 consumer cash rebate program has begun and will provide customers cash rebates of $125 for any Steyr Pro THB, Pro THB 6.5 Creedmoor or Scout Rifle purchased from any Authorized Steyr Dealer between July 9 and Aug. 31, 2018.

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Odin Lure Company to Debut Lineup at ICAST 2018

HUDSON, N.H. (July 5, 2018) — Odin Lure Company, a New Hampshire headquartered company that designs and manufacturers U.S.-made fishing lures, will debut its new line of saltwater and freshwater fishing lures at the ICAST show being held July 11-13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

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Odin Lure Company Launches New Website

HUDSON, N.H. (July 3, 2018) — Odin Lure Company, a New Hampshire headquartered company that designs and manufacturers U.S.-made fishing lures, has launched a new website, www.odinlures.com, to debut its new line of fishing lures. High-resolution photos, product descriptions and applications work together to provide a detailed overview of the Odin Lure fishing systems’ capabilities for a variety of species in both freshwater and saltwater.

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Steyr Arms Training Academy Announces New Dates and New Course

BESSEMER, Ala. (June 28, 2018) — Steyr Arms has announced the 2018 dates for Steyr Arms Training Academy at the company’s headquarters in Bessemer, Ala. Along with the popular SPR-I practical rifle course, Steyr will now offer a SPR-II extended-range rifle course this Fall. There is only one SPR-II course offered this year, and completion of SPR-I is a prerequisite to join.

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Hi Mountain Seasonings Grand Opening a Great Success

RIVERTON, Wyo. (June 28, 2018) — The official grand opening for Hi Mountain Seasonings new jerky-making facility took place on Friday, June 22 and was a tremendous success. With more than 200 business associates, media and friends in attendance, the celebration included a formal ribbon cutting, a few words from company owners Hans and Kimberly Hummel, facility tours, catered food and a live band.

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Take Your Burgers South of the Border with Hi Mountain Seasonings New Chipotle Burger Seasoning

RIVERTON, Wyo. (June 15, 2018) — Hi Mountain Seasonings has added a new seasoning to its popular lineup of Burger Seasonings, Chipotle. Carefully crafted of a unique blend of peppers, garlic, sugar, onion, hot sauce and other ingredients, the new Chipotle Burger Seasoning will have your burger bursting with flavor.

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Kick off Grilling Season with the New Brisket & Prime Rib Rub from Hi Mountain Seasonings

RIVERTON, Wyo. (May 30, 2018) — The official start of summer and grilling season is finally here, and Hi Mountain Seasonings is ushering it in with the new Brisket & Prime Rib Rub. Peppery and infused with a special blend of herbs and seasonings, the new Brisket & Prime Rib Rub is bursting with bold Western flavor to bring out the natural flavors of your brisket, prime rib and ribeyes. This authentic Wyoming recipe also captures and enhances the flavors of wild game, pork and chicken.

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Time to Defend with Two New ParaClaw™ Watches from Outdoor Edge®

DENVER (May 23, 2018) — The overwhelming popularity of last year’s introduction of Outdoor Edge’s ParaClaw—a paracord survival bracelet with an inconspicuous utility/personal-defense knife designed into its patent-pending sheath/buckle system—inspired the company to expand this line to include two ParaClaw Close Quarter Defense (CQD) watches. These precisely crafted timepieces feature reliable Japanese quartz movements in rugged water-resistant cases with paracord bands for the ultimate in style and function.

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Odin Lure Company Names Hunter Outdoor Communications Agency of Record

HUDSON, N.H. (May 21, 2018) — Odin Lure Company, a New Hampshire headquartered company that designs and manufacturers U.S.-made fishing lures, has named Hunter Outdoor Communications (HOC) as its public relations agency of record.  In this capacity, HOC will provide overall brand strategy, media and public relations and event planning support as Odin Lures looks to build market share and revenue across the country and worldwide.

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Transport your Firearms with Steyr Logoed Gun Cases by Drago

BESSEMER, Ala. (May 14, 2018) — Steyr Arms announced the availability of a new Steyr logoed Drago 36-inch soft gun case today. Ideal sized for safely transporting your Steyr AUG and pistols to and from the range, this case features padded backpack straps for hands-free transport, three large pouches for ammunition and accessories, four zippered storage areas and two padded pistol pockets.

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Steyr Arms Adds 6.5 Creedmoor to Its Family of Pro THB Precision Rifles

BESSEMER, Ala. (May 3, 2018) — Steyr Arms will publicly unveil the much-anticipated Pro THB 6.5 Creedmoor rifle to the U.S. market at the 147th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, May 4th through 6th in Dallas (Booth #9735). The latest addition to the company’s Pro THB (Tactical Heavy Barrel) lineup brings the 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge to the platform for long-range shooters and competitors.

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Hunter Safety System Introduces the Lady Hybrid Harness

DANVILLE, Ala. (April 23, 2018) — In recent years, the number of women spending time in treestands and putting fresh meat on the table has continued to rise. In order to keep these women hunters safe, comfortable and looking their best, HSS now offers a Lady Hybrid Harness.

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Hi Mountain Seasonings Is Now Offering Ready-Made
Beef Jerky

RIVERTON, Wyo. (April 11, 2018) — Two years after beginning construction on its new FDA-approved meat processing and jerky facility in Riverton, Hi Mountain Seasoning has announced that it has begun shipping its new ready-made, small-batch Beef Jerky to retailers across the country. The ready-to-eat Beef Jerky is available in the company’s four most popular traditional western flavors: Original, Hickory, Mesquite and Pepper.

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Outdoor Edge’s New ReelFlex Pak is the Fillet Knife Kit Fishing Enthusiasts Dream About

DENVER (March 12, 2018) — Outdoor Edge introduced its ReelFlex™ fillet knives in three sizes last year, and this year the company has packaged all three together with a sharpener in a convenient hard-sided carry case in the ReelFlex Pak™.

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ElimiShield HUNT Core Body Foam Eliminates
Odor-Causing Bacteria

DANVILLE, Ala. (March 6, 2018) — ElimiShield® now offers the industry’s first FDA-compliant, direct-to-skin scent control with its HUNT Core™ Body Foam, utilizing a proprietary nanotechnology that kills more than 99.99 percent of odor-causing bacteria at the cellular level. ElimiShield HUNT Core Body Foam is designed to be used before going out into the field, providing all-day protection from odor-causing bacteria with a single application. ElimiShield HUNT Core Body Foam is powerful enough to eliminate odor-causing bacteria, yet is gentle on skin with an alcohol-free formula.

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Dress for the Occasion and Outwit the Wiley Gobbler this Spring with X JAGD’s Net Top Layer

BESSEMER, Ala. (March 1, 2018) — There are few things more agonizing than working a wild turkey almost into shooting distance, only to have him bust you because he didn’t like what he saw. X JAGD, the acclaimed Austrian-based clothing company that utilizes the most high-tech materials in its clothing, offers the Net top-layer line that is the perfect head-to-toe camouflage mesh for the turkey hunter that allows him to dissolve into his surroundings and deceive the wild turkey’s keen eyesight.

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Steyr Arms Kicks Off Its New Training Academy

BESSEMER, Ala. (Feb. 15, 2018) — Steyr Arms has announced the first 2018 dates for the new Steyr Arms Training Academy at the company’s headquarters in Bessemer, Ala. Led by Academy Director Eduardo Abril de Fontcuberta, the first two courses, SPR-I (Steyr Precision Rifle) and SPA (Steyr Precision Armorer), will be conducted March 9 through 11 and March 30 through April 1, respectively, with more courses slated for May.

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Outdoor Edge Expands Award-Winning RazorLite EDC™ Line

DENVER (Feb. 13, 2018) — Outdoor Edge, a world-renowned knife and tool manufacturer celebrating its 30-year anniversary, announced the expansion of its award-winning RazorLite EDC Line with the addition of a smaller-sized 3.0" RazorLite EDC. The new 3-inch blade version joins the 3.5" RazorLite EDC as one of the sharpest, strongest, replacement razor-blade knives available, with blades that change quickly, safely and easily at the push of a button.

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Hunter Safety System Brings Back the Pro Series Harness

DANVILLE, Ala. (Feb. 9, 2018) — In response to customer requests, Hunter Safety System—the leader in treestand safety—has announced that a new updated Pro Series harness will be available this year. With new features and lighter, high-tech materials, the new Pro Series is poised to become as popular as the original Pro Series, which was introduced in 2005 and became one of the most popular treestand safety harnesses of all time.

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Steyr Officially Introduces the Zephyr II Rimfire Rifle to the U.S. Market

BESSEMER, Ala. (Jan. 23, 2018) — Steyr Arms is kicking off the 2018 SHOT Show today with the launch of its new rimfire rifle, the Zephyr II. Taking many design and functional cues from the original Steyr Zephyr, which was produced from 1955 through 1971, the Zephyr II is certain to be a hit among shooters, both young and old.

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Outdoor Edge Celebrates 30 Years

DENVER (Jan. 9, 2018) — Outdoor Edge, a world-renowned knife and tool manufacturer, is celebrating its 30-year anniversary. Company founder and owner David Bloch debuted his first product, the Game Skinner—an ulu style skinning knife—at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas in January 1988. Bloch created the knife as his senior design project while attending the Colorado School of Mines. After graduating with an engineering degree in 1986, Bloch refined the design, sought out a manufacturing facility in Japan and began production.

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Hunter Safety System Partners with Outtech Inc. to Handle U.S. Market Sales

DANVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 3, 2018) — Hunter Safety System, the leader in treestand safety, has partnered with Outtech Inc. to handle sales of its complete line of safety harnesses and treestand accessories. Effective immediately, Outtech will be responsible for sales throughout the entire U.S.

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JAGDHUND Offers New His And Hers Plaid Shirts

BESSEMER, Ala. (Dec. 14, 2017) — JAGDHUND, the Austrian-headquartered clothing line steeped in tradition, quality and innovation, is pleased to offer new plaid shirts for both men and women. Sophisticated plaid fashion is trending in popularity, and the new JAGDHUND shirts in styles for both women and men offer designs that are elegant, refined and tailor fitted.

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Koola Buck Introduces the Hide Ripper Skinning Machine

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (Nov. 30, 2017) — Koola Buck, an industry leader in state-of-the-art meat processing products and the inventor of the Koola Buck portable refrigeration system, has introduced the Hide Ripper deer-skinning machine. Created to eliminate the tedious and time-consuming task of hand skinning deer, the new Hide Ripper is the quickest, cleanest and easiest way to skin a deer.

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Become a Grill Master with Outdoor Edge’s New
Cut-N-Cue™ BBQ Sets

DENVER (Nov. 28, 2017) — Outdoor Edge has introduced two new Cut-N-Cue barbeque sets that will make impressing friends and family with grill-master skills easy and affordable. The Cut-N-Cue 10- and 14-piece sets are the ultimate barbeque kits and include all the tools necessary to prepare and grill the perfect meal.

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Jerky Lovers, Get Ready for a Super Thanksgiving Day Weekend Web Deal from Hi Mountain Seasonings

RIVERTON, Wyo. (Nov. 20, 2017) — Hi Mountain Seasonings makes holiday shopping easier than ever this year. No lines, no traffic or crowds and an incredible deal that you won’t want to miss. This web-only special features the new patent-pending, Ultimate Jerky Cutting Board and runs from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, Nov. 23 to 27.

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Outdoor Edge’s New ChowPal™ is Going to Make for Some Very Happy Campers

DENVER (Nov. 15, 2017) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the finest materials and hand craftsmanship to create high-quality knives and tools, has introduced the new ChowPal, an innovative new approach to outdoor eating utensils that incorporates multi-tool functionality. This new all-in-one utensil set/multi-tool adds a can opener, a bottle opener, a flathead screwdriver and a wrench set to the nested fork and folding knife/spoon that lock together but quickly and easily slide apart when you are ready to chow down.

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X JAGD Announces Fall Sale on High-Tech Line of Outdoor Wear

BESSEMER, Ala. (Oct. 17, 2017) — X JAGD, the acclaimed Austrian-based clothing company that utilizes the most high-tech materials in its clothing, has announced its Fall Sale for US. This sale, on a large portion of its lines, starts today and runs through Nov. 13.

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JAGDHUND’s Traditional Hunting Clothing on Sale Now

BESSEMER, Ala. (Oct. 17, 2017) — JAGDHUND, the Austrian-headquartered clothing company that is steeped in tradition, quality, and innovation, announced the start of its End of Summer Clearance Sale for U.S. customers, now through Nov. 13.

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Steyr Arms Announces End-of-Year Cash-Rebate Program

BESSEMER, Ala. (Oct. 3, 2017) — The Steyr Arms Fall/Winter Consumer Rebate Program has begun and will provide customers cash rebates of $50 to $1,000 for select Steyr and Merkel firearms purchased between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017. In addition to the rebate offer, Steyr Arms has also posted substantial sale prices for a selection of hunting rifles on its website.

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Hi Mountain Seasonings Introduces the Ultimate Jerky Cutting Board

RIVERTON, Wyo. (Sept. 12, 2017) — Hi Mountain Seasonings, the flavor leader in jerky and seasonings, has introduced its innovative, patent-pending Ultimate Jerky Cutting Board to make quick work of safely and easily slicing uniform strips of meat for making jerky. The HMS Ultimate Jerky Cutting Board is also perfect for slicing fruits, vegetables, or any other item used on a conventional cutting board.

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Outdoor Edge® Introduces the Onyx-Lite™ Replaceable-Blade Razor Knife

DENVER (Sept. 6, 2017) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the finest materials and hand craftsmanship to create quality knives and tools, has added the new Onyx-Lite knife to its popular Onyx line of replaceable-blade razor knives. This new smaller version of the Onyx EDC sports a 3-inch blade, and it joins the sharpest, strongest, replaceable-blade razor-knife series with blades that change safely and easily with the push of a button.

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Prevent Slippage With Koola Buck’s Anti-Microbial Carcass Spray

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (Sept. 5, 2017) — Slipping, slippage and hair shedding are terms that  taxidermists use to describe hair loss on capes, hides and skins when the hair falls out of the hide. It is a term that you don’t want to hear. Epidermal slippage can occur before, during or after tanning and occurs due to bacteria getting into the hair follicles. The follicles begin to decay, and the hair falls out of the hide. Properly preparing the hide in the field by spraying it with the Koola Buck Anti- Microbial Spray will prevent this from happening.

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Steyr Arms Celebrates 40 Years of the AUG with the Anniversary Edition STG 77

BESSEMER, Ala. (Aug. 7, 2017) — Designed in 1977 and introduced the following year, the legendary short-stroke, gas-piston-operated Steyr AUG was immediately adopted as the standard battle rifle of the Austrian Army under the StG.77 (Sturmgewehr 77) name. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the AUG, Steyr Arms has gone retro with the introduction of the STG 77 SA rifle, a limited-edition version that emulates the look, feel and operation of the original AUG.

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HSS ElimiShield® Harnesses now in Stock and Shipping

DANVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 1, 2017) — Jerry Wydner, president of Hunter Safety System, is pleased to announce the company is now fully stocked and shipping its new harnesses featuring the ElimiShield Scent Control Technology. Three of HSS’s most popular safety harnesses now offer the most revolutionary approach to controlling human odor at the source before it forms: ElimiShield Technology. By pretreating the Elite, Contour and Hybrid Flex harnesses with ElimiShield during the manufacturing process, a bond is formed that has been proven to provide more than a 99-percent effective rate of controlling odor even after 50 commercial washes.

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JAGDHUND Jackets Travel from Field to Fashion

BESSEMER, Ala. (July 19, 2017) — JAGDHUND, the Austrian-headquartered clothing line steeped in tradition, quality and innovation, is pleased to offer U.S. consumers its exclusive line of field jackets. The four beautifully designed jackets are intended to function in the field, but they are so versatile, sharp and easy to wear that they are also the garment of choice for Wall Street and Main Street. Combining all-natural materials such as wool, camel hair and alpaca, these JAGDHUND jackets offer quality in design and appearance for both field use and social occasions.

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Steyr Arms to Conduct its Fourth Annual Open House and Factory-Direct Sale

BESSEMER, Ala. (July 13, 2017) — Steyr Arms will hold a three-day Open House and Factory-Direct Sale of Steyr and Merkel firearms as well as JAGDHUND and X JAGD clothing lines at its Bessemer, Ala. headquarters on July 20 to 22, 2017. The company, located at 2530 Morgan Road in Bessemer, will open the doors to its spacious and recently renovated 3,000-sq./ft. showroom to the public from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday for its fourth annual factory-direct sales event.

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Steyr M9-A1 Pistol Now Available in OD Green

BESSEMER, Ala. (July 5, 2017) — Steyr Arms announced the introduction of its M9-A1 pistol with an OD Green grip frame today. OD Green has been a staple color for Steyr’s polymer furniture for nearly than 50 years, having been used extensively on the SSG 69 rifle and the STG 77, more commonly known as the AUG. Now the M9-A1 has been added to the list of Steyr firearms in OD Green, due in no small part to the overwhelming number of requests from U.S. shooters.

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Outdoor Edge Cancels Sponsorship of
“Wild Game Nation” Show

DENVER (June 28, 2017) — David Bloch, owner of Outdoor Edge, the company that produces quality knives and tools for all outdoor activities, announced today that the company has severed all sponsorships with Bill Busbice and the show “Wild Game Nation” in light of Busbice’s recent conviction and sentencing for game violations.

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Step Out with Confidence and Comfort in JAGDHUND Footwear

BESSEMER, Ala. (May 17, 2017) — JAGDHUND, the Austrian-headquartered clothing line steeped in tradition, quality and innovation, is pleased to offer U.S. consumers its exclusive line of footwear. Three styles of boots and one style of rugged shoe are now available for both men and women. All four styles in the JAGDHUND footwear line are breathable and completely noiseless, making them ideal for any outdoor activity.

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Outdoor Edge’s New Grill-Beam Tongs and Grill-Beam Tong/Spatula Cast a New Light on Grilling

DENVER (May 8, 2017) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the sharpest steels and hand craftsmanship to create high-quality knives and tools, celebrates the barbequing season with the introduction of its new illuminating Grill-Beam Tongs and Grill-Beam Tong/Spatula combo. These innovative, patented grilling tools will light up your next outdoor barbeque.

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Steyr Arms to Unveil the Rimfire Scout RFR at the NRA Annual Meetings

BESSEMER, Ala. (April 27, 2017) — The Steyr Scout RFR, a blazingly fast straight-pull rifle that emulates the look and feel of the original Steyr Scout Rifle on a rimfire platform, will make its official debut to the American public in the Steyr Arms booth (#3258) at the NRA Annual Meetings of Members and Exhibits in Atlanta tomorrow.

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Take Grilling to a New Level with Hi Mountain Seasonings New Burger and Bacon Seasonings

RIVERTON, Wyo. (April 25, 2017) — Hi Mountain Seasonings, the flavor leader in seasonings, has introduced six new products that will forever recast the future of fantastic flavors on the grill. Among the new inspirations for burgers and bacon this grilling season are Buffalo wing, garlic pepper, fiesta salsa, zesty western, hickory smoke, and black pepper and brown sugar.

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Steyr Arms Introduces the AUG A3 M1 Long Rail

BESSEMER, Ala. (April 12, 2017) — In response to an overwhelming number of requests for a longer top rail for its legendary AUG A3 M1 bullpup platform, Steyr Arms announced today that it is now in full production of a Long Rail version of the rifle. Offering 25 numbered slots, the new Long Rail version provides a significant increase in surface area to use both optics and back-up iron sights.

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Warrior Ranch to Host Steyr Arms Day Public Shooting Event

BESSEMER, Ala. (April 7, 2017) — Warrior Ranch Training Center has announced that it will be hosting Steyr Arms Day at its facility in Brookwood, Ala., on Saturday, April 15 from 10 A.M. until 3 P.M., to afford attendees the opportunity to examine and test-fire Steyr’s extensive lineup of tactical, long-range and self-defense firearms.

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Spring Cleaning Time is also Prime Jerky Making Time

RIVERTON, Wyo. (March 23, 2017) — Spring is a great time to go through the freezer to clear out older harvests and turn them into some great, healthy snacks like jerky or sausage. Whether you have an abundance of ducks or geese, fish or game meat, Hi Mountain Seasonings has a jerky & seasoning kit to turn that aging meat into healthy, mouthwatering treats. Don’t let any of your harvests go to waste; simply turn them into jerky or sausage for easy to grab-and-go summer snacks.

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Outdoor Edge Makes Filleting Fish Easy with the New Reel-Flex™ Fillet Knives

DENVER (March 20, 2017) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the finest materials and hand craftsmanship to create quality knives and tools, makes filleting your catch easier than ever with its new Reel-Flex fillet knives. Designed by custom knife maker, Jerry Hossom, the Reel-Flex fillet knife blades are crafted from German 4116 stainless steel that is known for its corrosion resistance and excellent edge retention.

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Dissolve into Your Environment with X JAGD’s High Tech Line of Outdoor Wear

BESSEMER, Ala. (March 15, 2017) — No matter what season or weather condition, X JAGD clothing’s high tech materials and DEMORPHINGÒ patterns guarantee a greater level of performance in the field. This acclaimed Austrian-based clothing company is now offering the U.S. consumer a full line of men’s and women’s parkas, jackets, pants, long- and short-sleeve shirts, base layers, socks, headgear, scarves and gaiters exclusively through Steyr Arms.

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Koola Buck Introduces the Koola Buck Junior

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (March 13, 2017) — Koola Buck, an industry leader in state-of-the-art meat processing products and the inventor of the Koola Buck portable refrigeration system for hunters and outfitters, has introduced the new Koola Buck Junior. This new smaller, portable refrigeration system was designed with the regular hunter in mind. Tipping the scales at only 205 pounds, the Koola Buck Junior is compact and lightweight, yet it has a large storage capacity.

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JAGDHUND’S Traditional Hunting Clothing Now Available in the U.S.

BESSEMER, Ala. (March 9, 2017) — Steeped in tradition, quality and innovation, the Austrian-headquartered JAGDHUND clothing line is now available to U.S. consumers exclusively through Steyr Arms. JAGDHUND offers a full line of stylish yet functional men’s and women’s jackets, shirts, pants, boots, hats and accessories rooted in the classic European design traditions for hunting and shooting. Combining all-natural materials such as wool, camel hair, and cotton, the company offers the U.S. consumer a classic design and appearance for both hunting and social occasions without ever having to compromise on details or design.

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Steyr Arms Inks Exclusive U.S. Distribution Deal with European Clothing Manufacturer

BESSEMER, Ala. (Feb. 28, 2017) — Steyr Arms announced that it has signed an agreement with the Austrian company, Dschulnigg GmbH, to become the exclusive U.S. importer and distributor of its two high-end European-made clothing lines, JAGDHUND and X JAGD. The agreement is effective immediately, and Steyr has already begun fielding dealer inquiries.

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Outdoor Edge Now Offers Throwing Knives—Aero-Strike Throwers

DENVER (Feb. 13, 2017) — Outdoor Edge, the company that combines functional design with the sharpest steels and hand craftsmanship to create quality knives and tools, has partnered with professional knife thrower Bobby Branton to offer its first-ever line of throwing knives. The Aero-Strike is a precision crafted trio of Tanto, Bowie and Spear-Point blades that are equally weighted and balanced so that all three blades throw and fly uniformly.

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Anti-Microbial Carcass Spray Now Available From Koola Buck

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (Feb. 7, 2017) — Koola Buck has expanded its line of popular Anti-Microbial Game Bags with the introduction of the XL Game Bags, sized specifically for elk and similarly sized game quarters. Treated to protect meat by reducing bacteria eight times more than standard game bags, the new Anti-Microbial XL Game Bags are packable, lightweight and very durable..

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Keep Your Elk Harvest Safe With Koola Buck Anti-Microbial XL Game Bags

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (Jan. 27, 2017) — Koola Buck has expanded its line of popular Anti-Microbial Game Bags with the introduction of the XL Game Bags, sized specifically for elk and similarly sized game quarters. Treated to protect meat by reducing bacteria eight times more than standard game bags, the new Anti-Microbial XL Game Bags are packable, lightweight and very durable..

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Outdoor Edge Introduces the Para-Claw™

DENVER (Jan. 18, 2017) — Outdoor Edge has put a sharp new twist on the popular survival paracord bracelet with the introduction of the new Para-Claw. Wear the Para-Claw anywhere and have an inconspicuous utility/personal defense knife always at the ready. Developed by retired bounty hunter Fugi Escobido and Outdoor Edge’s David Bloch, this innovative new knife is an essential tool for any adventurer or survivalist.

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Unmatched Safety, Now with Unmatched Scent Control;
HSS has Once Again Revolutionized Tree Stand Safety

DANVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 9, 2017) — Hunter Safety System, the industry leader in tree stand safety, continues to set the industry standard in treestand harness technology with the addition of ElimiShield® Scent Control Technology. Hunter Safety System is now offering four of its most popular safety harnesses with the most revolutionary approach to controlling human odor at the source before it forms: ElimiShield® Technology. By pretreating the Hybrid, Elite and Contour harnesses with ElimiShield® during the manufacturing process, a bond is formed that has more than a 99-percent proven effective rate of controlling odor even after 50 commercial washes.

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Hi Mountain Seasonings Introduces Its New Chili Seasoning

RIVERTON, Wyo. (Jan. 5, 2017) — Hi Mountain Seasonings, world renowned for its jerky making kits and high quality seasonings, has announced the introduction of a new Chili Seasoning—a zesty blend of authentic flavors including chili pepper, cumin, garlic, salt, black pepper, paprika, turmeric and onion.

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Merkel Officially Launches Its MHR 16 Bolt-Action Rifle in the U.S.

BESSEMER, Ala. (Jan. 4, 2017) — Last year, legendary German firearms manufacturer Merkel tested the waters of the American market with the company’s first exceptionally affordable bolt-action rifle. The market responded very positively to this rifle, which combines the classic hunting rifle style with old-world craftsmanship and the latest manufacturing technology. Freshly renamed the MHR 16 for its official full production run, this bolt-action rifle was designed and manufactured specifically to exceed the expectations of American hunters and shooters.

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