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Wicks Means Sweat-Free Vision to Enhance Your Athletic Performance

Muzzy Expands Trocar Hybrid Broadhead Line with a New 125-Grain HBX

Rocky Mountain Introduces Warhead Broadheads for Compound Bows and Crossbows

Black Hole Introduces an Affordable Four-Sided Crossbow Target

Nockturnal Introduces the FIT Universal Lighted Nock

Tru-Fire Eliminates Trigger Punch with the Panic-X

Tru-Fire Introduces the Sear Back Tension Release

Rage Introduces the 3-Blade Chisel SC and Chisel Crossbow

BLOCK® Now Offers Six-Sided Shooting with the New BLOCK 6X6

Tru-Fire and TV Personality & Bow Hunter, Eva Shockey, have released the new Tru-Fire Eva Shockey Signature strap-style release

Expandable Hurricane™ Bag Targets Are Taking the Archery Market by Storm

Rage® Goes Heavy with The New Hypodermic +P 125

CenterPoint Archery Introduces Six New Bows For 2017

Germ Block Products Will Help Keep You Safe

Get Ready to Anchor Gobblers with the New Rage Turkey Broadhead

Check Out Muzzy's New Products

Rage® Simply Lethal Arrow Packages Now Available Nationwide

Ramcat Introduces the Savage Mechanical Broadhead and Smoke Small Game Head

Muzzy Introduces the New Muzzy Mantis™ Bowfishing Rest

Crosman's Revolutionary, Highly Anticipated Pioneer Airbow Now Shipping

Rage Hypodermic Now Available in Two New Crossbow Versions

Browning's New OneSIxTwo Crossbow

Trekking's Extreme Ultralite Backpacking & Travel Towels

Bowtech’s The Boss Now Available in All New Mossy Oak Break-Up Country

Hoist Your Bow with the New Bow and Gear Hoist from Hunter Safety System

Nockturnal Introduces Its new Multi-Function Nock Tool

Perfective Ceuticals' Ultra-light Sunscreen SPR 40 with Titanium Dioxide Not Only Protects Skin, It Improves Appearance

Rage Takes Crossbow Hunting to the Extreme with the New Crossbow X-treme 

Birchwood Casey® brings their target making expertise to the world of archery with their Eze-Scorer(TM) line of targets.

Browning's New Fireside Chair

ThermaCELL Heated Insoles will keep your feet warm hours day after day

Having trouble with your zippers? With E-Z Snap Zipper & Snap Lubricant from Iosso Products, you'll solve this problem.

ACCESSORIES

Wicks Means Sweat-Free Vision to Enhance Your Athletic Performance

If you're tired of blurred vision or stinging eyes from sweat, Wicks has come up with a strip that keeps the sweat from your eyes that can be used in archery, while riding a mountain bike, gardening chores, kayaking or, performing any sports activity or while working. They are great for any physically demanding activity where “Sweat Free Vision” is a must. When sweat drips into your eyes or onto your glasses it blurs your vision and stings your eyes.

After trying to wipe my eyes one crash too many, while mountain biking, the inventor - Joseph Vanderwoort -I thought there had to be a better way to keep sweat out of his eyes and s came up with WICKS. Standard Helmet Pads and Head/Sweat Bands just aren’t as effective, functional and simple as Wicks are.
THE SWEAT DOESN'T STOP, BUT YOU CAN KEEP THE SWEAT OUT OF YOUR EYES WITH WICKS!

Wicks comes in 10 pair backs for $7.99 and in an assortment of colors. For more information, please check web site http://www.eyewicks.com.

Nockturnal Introduces the FIT Universal Lighted Nock

Nockturnal continues to take all the guesswork out of adding the benefit of lighted nocks to your quiver with the introduction of its new FIT universal lighted nock that is designed to fit X, GT, S and H diameter arrows. The Nockturnal FIT includes Nock Collar adapter sleeves in three different sizes, simplifying equipment selection and making color choice—either Red, Green or a patent-pending Red/Green Strobe—the only real shopping decision.

The Nockturnal FIT features ultra-strong, impact resistant, clear-polycarbonate nock construction encapsulating the super-bright red, green or red/green strobing LEDs that are activated by a patented string-activated, piston-driven contact switch. Like all Nockturnal nocks, the FIT is guaranteed to activate immediately when the string is released, and it can be switched off quickly and easily with the Nockturnal Nock Tool, a small screwdriver or most broadhead tips via an opening in the side of the nock.

With a base nock sized for X arrows, Nocturnal FIT nocks are packaged in a three-pack that also includes three Nock Collars for each nock that fit tightly to GT, S and H arrows. Each Nock Collar is marked with its intended arrow diameter, and once fully seated on the FIT, the adapter sleeve and nock become locked together for absolute reliability.

With well in excess of 20 hours of lithium battery life, each Nockturnal FIT will remain brightly lit for plenty of time for arrow retrieval and can be easily spotted in daylight hours as well as at night. The Red/Green Strobe Fit nock alternates 400 times a minute between the two colors.

Weighing around 25 grains, each Nockturnal FIT is waterproof and shockproof, and a three-pack with adapters retails for $34.99. The FIT nocks are available at retailers nationwide or conveniently online at www.nockturnal.com> www.nockturnal.com.

About Nockturnal:

Headquartered in Superior, Wis., Nockturnal is a leading designer and manufacturer of lighted nocks for arrows and crossbow bolts. Nockturnal’s unique, patented, bow-string-activated, piston-driven assembly ensures LED illumination every time. Nockturnal nocks feature super-bright LEDs and long-life lithium batteries for superior illumination that lasts. Nockturnal also manufactures the Predator line of lighted crossbow bolts. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC. For more information on the company or its products, visit www.nockturnal.com; or write to Nockturnal, 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; or call 866-387-9307.

Tru-Fire Eliminates Trigger Punch with the Panic-X

 “Punching” the trigger rarely results in an accurate shot in archery. Tru-Fire, archery’s leading release brand, has introduced the new Panic-X release, designed to help eliminate an archer’s tendency to activate the trigger before being absolutely ready.

Target panic is something that plagues thousands of archers daily. Punching the trigger is one of the many symptoms. The new Tru-Fire Panic-X is designed to help eliminate trigger punch. The Panic-X counters target panic with its Anti-Trigger-Punch Technology that actively prevents hook release by punching the trigger in a situation where trigger panic takes over. If the archer tries to slap the trigger, the Panic-X’s internal sear will not release the string, allowing a moment for the archer to reset and resume the proper shooting sequence.

On- or off-selectable, the Anti-Trigger-Punch feature can be used for training or in the field. In the off position, the Panic-X works exactly like a standard Tru-Fire release with a cam-sear design that actuates the crisp string-hook release for extremely reliable accuracy. When turned on, this feature will only allow the trigger to release the Panic-X’s capture-style hook following a smooth, constant trigger squeeze. The Panic-X ‘s trigger travel is adjustable, as is the length of the release, itself.

The Tru-Fire Panic-X also features a premium leather buckle strap with heavy-duty yellow stitching. Its patented Tru-Fire Foldback™ strap allows the release to be folded back 180-degrees. This new release also features the Tru-Fire’s patented TrapTab™ design that allows the archer to secure the release to their wrist with one hand.

The Tru-Fire Panic-X is available at retailers nationwide or conveniently online at www.trufire.com for suggested retail price of $149.99.

About Tru-Fire
Tru-Fire is the world’s largest manufacturer of bowhunting releases, and all of its products are proudly made in the U.S.A. Every Tru-Fire release is designed to provide years of trouble-free use and dependability. Before any new design can wear the Tru-Fire logo, it is tested extensively on the company’s exclusively designed pneumatic release tester that can automatically load the release to 100 lbs. for 5,000 consecutive pulls, then an additional 100 pulls at a staggering 200 pounds. The release is then live fired 2,000 times to evaluate component fatigue and string loop wear. All of this testing proves that your Tru-Fire release will be absolutely reliable the moment you need it most. For more information on the company or its products, write to: Tru-Fire, 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; call 800-282-4868 or visit www.trufire.com.

Tru-Fire Introduces the Sear Back Tension Release

After several years of extensive research and design, Tru-Fire, the leading archery release brand, has unveiled the company’s first back-tension-style release, the Sear. Feature-packed, extremely adjustable and easily user-configurable as either a three-finger or a four-finger release, the Sear was designed from the ground up with a single purpose: to win competitive archery championships.

At the heart of the Sear is Tru-Fire’s patent-pending, four-sided variable-click sear. The four sides of the precision-ground stainless steel sear provide the archer’s choice of no-click, short-click, medium-click and long-click settings, which can be changed in a matter of minutes. Each sear has a long hot/cold adjustment range and can be adjusted precisely to the archer’s exact travel preference via a setscrew on both sides of the sear body. The one-piece anodized aluminum release head is precision machined to ensure perfect engagement of the sear and the finely ground stainless steel string hook for a consistent release, shot after shot.

The Sear's ergonomic handle is CNC milled from solid brass and is finished with a Black Chrome coating for increased durability. The release head is attached to the handle by way of a captured stainless steel pivot pin that allows the head to rotate smoothly and consistently. The handle comes with two anodized-aluminum finger extensions; the first provides a hook that wraps the ring finger for a three-finger configuration, and the second adds a fourth-finger option. The color-matched aluminum thumb post can be placed in one of three positions on the handle.

The Sear is available with five anodizing color options for the head, finger extensions and the thumb post: Neo Yellow, Neo Orange, teal, green, and red.

The new Tru-Fire Sear release is available at retailers nationwide and conveniently online at www.trufire.com for a suggested retail price of $149.99.

Headquartered in Superior, Wis., Tru-Fire is the world’s largest manufacturer of bowhunting releases. The products are proudly made in the U.S.A. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC. For more information on the company or its products, write to: Tru-Fire, 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; call 866-387-9307; or visit www.trufire.com.

BLOCK® Now Offers Six-Sided Shooting with the New BLOCK 6X6

BLOCK, the most popular archery target on the market, has introduced its first six-sided shooting target, the new BLOCK 6X6. The new BLOCK 6X6 combines all the performance and durability of the patented Friction Foam of the standard BLOCK targets with an injection-molded exterior. By utilizing the hard molded exterior over the layered foam, the target is not only more durable, but all six sides of this new target can be shot.

The different target images on the new BLOCK 6X6 include the original BLOCK five-spot, the four of diamonds (located opposite the five-spot), BLOCK Hexagon and BLOCK vitals on the sides, which can be shot with either field points or broadheads. The top of the target features multiple shooting spots, and the bottom has molded-in postholes for aiming points. Only broadheads should be used on the top and bottom. Like all BLOCK targets, the new BLOCK 6X6 features the patented layered-friction-foam design that allows arrows to slide between compressed layers of foam, creating heat and friction that grabs and stops the arrow, allowing for easy arrow removal. A pair of finger slots are molded into two sides for easy pickup and transport and will not damage arrows if shot.

The new BLOCK 6x6 is currently available in one size—measuring 18 inches by 18 inches by 16 inches—and it weighs 14.75 lbs. This new long-lasting, versatile target is available at dealers and conveniently online at www.blocktarget.com for a suggested retail price of $99.99.

Headquartered in Superior, Wisc., BLOCK is a wholly owned subsidiary of FeraDyne Outdoors. For more information on BLOCK visit www.blocktarget.com; or write to 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; or call 866-387-9307.

Tru-Fire and TV Personality & Bow Hunter, Eva Shockey, have released the new Tru-Fire Eva Shockey Signature strap-style release

The Eva Shockey Signature release features a compact head with Tru-Forward trigger-finger positioning and a cam-sear design that crisply actuates the hook release. When the trigger is released, the spring-loaded long-profile hook immediately returns to the locked draw position. The release head is coated in a sound-dampening finish to dramatically reduce noise. The release’s Tru-Center technology allows the head to freely pivot and rotate on two axes in order to self-align to the centerline of the release. This eliminates the torque that can be experienced with traditional hook-style heads and many wrist-strap release designs, making the Eva Shockey Signature release very accurate and forgiving.

Featuring the popular Tru-Fire Foldback Buckle strap, the Eva Shockey Signature release, is easily identified by its beautiful custom Whiskey Patina leather strap with heavy-duty, bold teal stitching. The patented Tru-Fire Foldback Ring design allows the release’s head to be flipped back 180-degrees with ease. The head stays held in position against the buckle strap and tight to the archer’s arm to prevent the head from hitting anything while moving around the stand. The head can be flipped forward in an instant to engage the string loop.

“Tru-Fire truly has the most advanced technology for releases,” said Shockey. “Working with the designers to create a release I could put my name on was really very easy. This new release is packed with Tru-Fire’s newest features that will make any bowhunter more comfortable and confident when the moment of truth arrives.”

The new Tru-Fire Eva Shockey Signature Series release is available at retailers nationwide and conveniently online at www.trufire.com for a suggested retail price of $99.99.

About Tru-Fire

Headquartered in Superior, Wis., Tru-Fire is the world’s largest manufacturer of bowhunting releases. The products are proudly made in the U.S.A. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC. For more information on the company or its products, write to: Tru-Fire, 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; call 866-387-9307; or visit www.trufire.com.

Trekking's Extreme Ultralite Backpacking & Travel Towels

No matter where you're going or what you're doing, pack up one or more of Trekking's Extreme Ultralite Backpacking & Travel Towels. It's great whether you're sweating or drying off -- and especially useful if you're involved in archery, boating, fishing, picniking, camping, hiking, shooting and more.

I tried the large 58” x 34” towel that weighs under 6 oz and packs into very small spaces. It’s large enough to wear as a sarong or wrap, and perfect for swimming or bathing! It makes an instant shawl for sun protection, and a wonderful travel blanket for the plane, car or train. I even tried it to cover my legs while paddling my kayak! For the serious backpacker, the 3 oz. half-size 34” x 28” towel is just right. Either size dries so fast, you won’t think you even had it wet.

For traveling minimalists, there’s an even smaller version weighing about 1.3 oz and about 19" square. Use it as a towel, neckerchief or headgear.
The Extreme Ultralite Backpacking & Travel Towel dries faster than any other towel on the market. Unlike microfiber towels that can take time to dry, the Extreme Ultralite Backpacking & Travel Towel dries quickly and is ready to use again in no time!

These towels offer superior odor resistance due to their Silver antimicrobial technology, so no need to worry about funky odors that come from bacteria. The Extreme Ultralite Backpacking & Travel Towel will stay clean and fresher between washings!

Both beautiful and functional, the Extreme Ultralite Backpacking & Travel Towel comes in vibrant patterns and colors that won’t fade. These towels range from $14.95 to $59.95.

For more information, please visit www.discoverytrekking.com or contact Chicblvd Inc 2, 820 Los Vallecitos Ste A-C, San Marcos, CA 92069 United States

Nockturnal Introduces Its new Multi-Function Nock Tool

Nockturnal™ has introduced the new NockTool™, a device to quickly and easily install, position or remove nocks, as well as effectively turn off Nockturnal Lighted Nocks.

Measuring 2-inches long by 1-inch wide by .4-inches thick and weighing just .25 ounces, the Nockturnal NockTool is constructed of a yellow ABS polymer body molded around a 0.035-inch-thick SwitchHook. The SwitchHook is tool steel, hardened to 50 Rockwell C and chrome plated for durability and long life. The NockTool also features a 0.18-inch diameter hole in its body to attach a lanyard for safekeeping.

To remove a factory nock or Nockturnal Lighted Nock, simply place the ears of the nock into the slots with the NockTool at an angle, then rotate the tool so that the nock is fully seated. With a slight twist and pull, the nock can be easily removed. To install a new Nockturnal Lighted Nock, rotate a new nock into position and press it into the arrow shaft with a twist. The new nock will seat against the arrow shoulder, and it can be twisted to the desired position in relation to the vanes.

To turn off a Nockturnal Lighted Nock, simply insert the NockTool’s tapered SwitchHook into the nock opening and push the switch up.

The new NockTool is now available wherever Nockturnal products are sold with a suggested retail price of $6.99.

About Nockturnal:

Headquartered in Cartersville, Ga., Nockturnal offers a full-line of revolutionary, piston-actuated lighted nocks for the bowhunter. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Feradyne Outdoors, LLC. For more information on the company or its products, write to: Nockturnal, 110 Beasley Rd., Cartersville, GA 30120; call (770) 387-9300; or visit www.nockturnal.com.

Sling-on " A 5 Star product"

Sling-on® have received 5 out of 5 stars and is approved by Crossbow Magazine
Here is what the editor had to say about it; “Every tester thought the Sling On worked exactly as designed and will be a welcome addition to anyone that uses a shoulder sling while hunting”.

Sling-on® can be added to any existing gun sling or bow strap.It rests on the top half of the strap and completely out of the way when it is not in use. Once you attach it around your torso it will hold your gun on your shoulder, so you can carry your game or equipment or just walk without having to hold your strap. It is adjustable for all sizes. It will hold your gun or bow securely on your shoulder even if you are carrying a back pack or tree stand on your back. Sling-on will drastically reduce the chance of accidental fall of the gun which could result in disaster.  Hunting Revolution also makes a Sling-on ® for gym bags, laptop bags or any kind of bag with a shoulder strap.

The New Speed Sling from Hunter's Specialties Helps Bow Hunters Shoulder the Load

Hunter's Specialties new Speed Sling is a great way to easily transport your bow to your hunting stand. The sling features sturdy nylon straps in Realtree camo with quick-release buckles for fast accessibility. It has a cushioned non-slip black neoprene shoulder pad to evenly distribute the weight of a hunter's bow across their shoulder.
 
The Hunter's Specialties Speed Sling sells for a suggested retail price of $12.99.
 
For more information about other Hunter's Specialties products, log onto the Hunter's Specialties website at www.hunterspec.com, write to 6000 Huntington Court NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402, or call a Consumer Service Specialist at 319-395-0321.                                                   

Unburn Sunburn Relief

You were so engrossed in practicing archery, that you didn't realize the sun was burning your skin - that is, until you got home and felt as though your skin was on fire.

Unburn provides fast relief of pain associated with sunburns. Unburn has been specially formulated by WATER-JEL Technologies – the world leader in emergency burn care and first-aid products. WATER-JEL Technologies provides state-of-the-art emergency burn care and first-aid products to various services, including All Services of the U.S. Military Armed Forces• Sea Air Rescue
Fire/EMS/Formula 1 Motor Racing Worldwide• Manufacturing Facilities
• Food Services• Industry and even archery lovers in addition to providing emergency burn care and first-aid products for people from all walks of life who want the confidence and preparedness to handle burn emergencies in their homes.

This topical water based gel for fast sunburn relief that actually draws the heat out of the burn to cool the skin. Unlike standard aloe vera gel that seals in the heat from a burn and cool, Unburn removes the heat for fast healing and relief. It's a great product to have on hand for archers, hikers, or anyone spending a good amount of time outdoors.

• The gel controls cooling by acting as a heat exchanger
• The gel promotes heat transfer through the gel into the air
• As the sunburn-affected area’s skin temperature drops, convection decreases heat until the burned area and gel are equal in temperature
Formulated with 2.5% Lidocaine, Unburn gives you quick pain relief in addition to Vitamin E and Aloe to soothe the skin and prevent peeling.

Unburn is available available in 2 oz. and 8 oz. bottles and available at Walmart, and other stores nationwide. An 8 oz bottle of Unburn is family-sized, good for vacations, barbecues, and camping trips and sells for $11.99.

Be Safe & Stay Healthy With Camp Casey ™ Sanitizing Hand Towels And Spray

Kill 99.99% of Germs And Bacteria That Can Spread Diseases. Camp Casey ™ Sanitizing Hand Towels and Spray are the perfect take-along items for archers, campers, hunters, travelers, or anyone who spends time in the outdoors where soap and water may not be readily available. The convenient 8” x 5” hand towels come sealed in individual packets so they never dry out. The sanitizer kills 99.99% of all germs and bacteria.

The 2-ounce spray contains the same formula as the towels. The sanitizer dries quickly and leaves no sticky residue or odor. The towels and spray work great for removing dirt, lead, grease, and bacteria. Camp Casey Sanitizing products are a must for anyone who needs a quick and easy clean up. The 25 pack of the hand towels has a suggested retail price of $7.10 and the spray bottle $5.30.

For more information, consumers can log onto the Birchwood Casey website at www.birchwoodcasey.com, write to 7900 Fuller Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344-2195 or call 800.328.6156 x7933.

E-Z Snap Zipper & Snap Lubricant from Iosso Products Keeps Zippers Free Flowing 

Spending a lot of time outdoors means that zippers and snaps will inevitably become difficult to work with.  E-Z Snap zipper and snap lubricant from Iosso Products reduces wear, friction and binding caused by water, tree sap, insects and more.        

E-Z Snap protects snaps, zippers, hinges and hardware from the corrosion, dust and grime that makes these devices stick.  Its non-hazardous formula does not contain any solvents, silicone or Teflon.  It will not stain or damage surrounding fabric or surfaces.  And it won’t evaporate or run in hot weather. The lubricant from Iosso Products is also easy to use.  Simply clean the surface removing any sand, dirt or debris and put a small amount of E-Z Snap directly to the head of a snap, along a zipper or on the barrel of a hinge.  It is easily distributed as the zipper or snap is used.  To prolong the life and usability of zippers and snaps, Reapply E-Z Snap periodically and prior to storage periods.      

From Iosso Products, a 1.5 ounce tube of E-Z Snap has a retail price of $5.46. For more information contact Iosso Products, 1485 Lively Blvd. Elk Grove, IL 60007.  Phone: 847-437-8400; Website: www.iosso.com.

The Travel Toilet comes in mighty handy when you have the urge to go -- and there aren't any trees or cover around

I've found The Travel Toilet indispenable when Mother Nature called and there weren't any bathrooms around. The Travel Toilet comes fully assembled, Made to standard toilet seat dimensions, it feels very comfortable when sitting; it's sturdy construction using a polypropylene seat and stainless teel legs security handles any size or weight; and its broad base design helps avoid tipping. It comes with a retractable stainless steel toilet paper holder and sets up in seconds for when Mother Nature oudly calls your name!

In addition, it comes with a carrying bag for easy transportatin, weighs only 5.8 lbs., folds flat to 2-3/4" high for easy storage. Overall dimensions are 24" x 16" x 2-3/4" and it's designed to use standard size disposable bio bags with 8 included free. The Travel Toilet is perfect for any outdoor activity and is available in Black or White and has a limited lifetime warranty.

For more information, go to web site www.TheTravelToilet.com.

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Muzzy Introduces the New Muzzy Mantis™ Bowfishing Rest

Muzzy, the world leader in bowfishing equipment, has introduced its new, highly adjustable Mantis arrow rest that works on any bow with any bowfishing arrow. The Mantis was purposely designed with a heavy-duty aluminum alloy mounting bracket and rest frame with a vibrant green Delrin® arrow-capture gate and arrow launch pad that ensures a smooth launch of the arrow while preventing wear on the rest.

The center-grooved launch pad on the Mantis holds the arrow in position and guides it on release for smooth, consistent and accurate arrow flight. The new Muzzy Bowfishing rest is compatible with any bow and arrow set up, and it offers exceptional left-to-right adjustability as well as elevation adjustment. It also offers a full-capture design with a trap door arm that is spring loaded to close after the arrow is loaded, keeping the arrow secure no matter how you hold or move the bow.

Easily identified by its unique design, the Muzzy Bowfishing green and black colors and the big “M” on the trap door, the Muzzy Mantis is available at retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $39.99.

Founded in 1984, Muzzy is the number-one name in fixed-blade broadheads, and it is a pioneer in the art of bowfishing. A division of Feradyne Outdoors, Muzzy is headquartered in Superior, Wisc. For more information on the full line of Muzzy’s fixed-blade broadheads and state-of-the-art bowfishing equipment, contact Muzzy Outdoors, LLC, 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; call 866-387-9307; or visit www.muzzy.com.

TwisterNock® is Here (MADE IN USA)

Get ahead of the game. Start stabilizing your arrow on your bow string, and not after it leaves your bow.  TwisterNock® is the first truly mechanical nock (Spring loaded). It delivers accuracy with great precision.

• It adds speed to the arrow.  
• It adds accuracy to the arrow. 
• It delivers maximum kinetic energy to your target. 
• It rotates the arrow into the target. 
• It is very quiet.
 
Full Moon Nock ® (MADE IN USA). This design is protected by US patent for Mechanical Arrow Nock (Pat#8267816 and Pat#7922609). The Full Moon Nock is designed for use with arrows for crossbow. All parts and elements for Full Moon Nock has been carefully designed and selected to operate under the pressure of tod
consistency on all your arrow flights.                                                                                     

Sure-Loc's New Lethal Weapon Sight Boasts Retina Lock and Gravity Drop Technologies

Sure-Loc, the industry leader in competitive archery sights, has added a new Lethal Weapon to its arsenal of hunting sights. The new Lethal Weapon is loaded with a host of new features, including the popular Retina Lock as well as Sure-Loc's new Gravity Drop Technology.

The sophisticated technology of the Retina Lock provides instant feedback at a glance that will identify even the slightest torque or change in anchor point. This feedback will enforce proper form, build confidence, and most importantly, dramatically extend your effective range.

The new Lethal Weapon is the first hunting sight that easily puts you and the sight in perfect position utilizing Gravity Drop Technology. This feature allows the sight housing to be rotationally adjusted up to 15-degrees in either direction, left or right, to ensure that the pins are in line with gravity, while accommodating natural hand cant or a tilted bow position. This revolutionary Gravity Drop Technology quickly gives you a tension-free position to reduce fatigue and improve your shooting, even if you have a quiver full of arrows attached to your bow.

In addition, this newly designed sight offers five axes of adjustment, with each axis being micro-adjustable. The Lethal Weapon's single Allen-head-adjustable micro pins can be moved vertically either individually or as a group. To add durability, each fiber pin is fully enclosed in a stainless steel tube, which also greatly improves brightness in low light conditions. The pins are able to be stacked tightly together for very little gap between them, which is perfect for flatter shooting bows. The Lethal Weapon‚s new micro windaFor more information please contact: Arcus Hunting at 14161 Lake Forest Drive, Unit A, Covington, GA 30014pin aser-engraved indicator marks on the adjustment frame provide instant visual references, so is never a doubt to your sight settings.

Unlike most traditional hunting sights the Lethal Weapon offers a five-degree micro-adjustable third axis, which is critical to properly adjust this sight level for elevated shooting. Without a properly positioned third-axis level, an arrow will not shoot on a perfect left-to-right plane when shooting up or down.

The Lethal Weapon is available with the Retina Lock or without at suggested retail prices of $399 and $299, respectively. This price also includes a lightweight, rheostat-controlled, variable-intensity LED Sight Light.


For detailed information on the new Sure-Loc Lethal Weapon and the other Sure-Loc products visit the company website at www.sureloc.com, or call toll-free 1-877-322-9988.

Rippod by MazDog Outdoor

The Rippod is the first product of its kind which allows the archer to stabilize and balance the bow, much like a bi-pod used on a rifle or camera. It has the ability to be used as a monopod or a tri-pod and is extremely versatile. The legs of the Rippod are made of carbon fiber and are attached to a uniquely designed head that has been designed to attach to a compound bow's riser.

Product Features and Advantages

• Magnetic quick-connect/disconnect technology.Timely release from your bow
• Carbon-fiber RodsLightweight and durable
• Multi-surface TipWorks on every terrain
• Mono-pod or Tri-pod capability -Superior adaptability
• Uniquely designed head for accessories and attachments for Still & Video Cameras/Spotting Scopes

Benefits

• Ability to shoot at greater distance
• More enjoyment for entire family
• Greater probability of harvesting game
• Physically challenged archers can return to the sport
• Reduce shot group sizes
• Shoot with greater confidence
• Shoot with greater accuracy
• Less muscle fatigue

Compatible Bows

Any compound bow, recurve, or long bow with a stabilizer receiver

Other Required Components

Attach Universal Mount to bow's stabilizer receiver. Be sure Universal Mounting Receiver keyhole faces up. Insert Insertion Rod into Universal Mounting Receiver (A goes inFor more information, please contact John Jackson, Founder, Archery Tag at 260-235-0100.

ARCHERY / NEW PRODUCTS

CENTERPOINT ARCHERY

CenterPoint Archery Introduces Six New Bows For 2017

Following on the heels of the wildly successful launch of  Sniper 370 crossbow in 2016, CenterPoint Archery introduces six new bows to their line of performance and value driven gear for 2017.

CenterPoint crossbows won accolades from Outdoor Life and hunters around the country for the performance driven designs and value prices. New for 2017 are the Tormentor Whisper 380 which features the Whisper Silencing System and is only 14 inches from axle-to-axle when loaded. The Specialist XL 370 gives hunters an adjustable cheek piece, oversized foot stirrup and string stoppers. The Tyro Recurve Crossbow has a lightweight adjustable stock and has a 175lb. draw weight.  Additionally, CenterPoint is introducing two new vertical bows for growing hunters, the Eos Hunter and the Kronos.

CenterPoint’s 2017 flagship crossbow, the Gladiator Whisper 405, gives hunters a blazing fast crossbow with the Whisper Silencing System.  Giving hunters what they needs in a  a tactical and compact design, the Gladiator whisper features an adjustable stock and finger grips on the trigger handle and fore grip for increased stability. The Gladiator Whisper 405 is built with a quality CNC machined aluminum rail for an easy draw cycle and smooth shooting.  A mere 13.5 inches from axle-to-axle, the Gladiator Whisper 405 gives hunters the ability to move with stealth on the hunt and quickly make a balanced shot.

All bows are built for high performance in the field at a great value built with tactical grips and CNC machined aluminum rails, a 4x 32 mm scope, three 20” 370 grain carbon bolts, a detachable quiver, rope cocker and sling. In addition, CenterPoint is introducing a line of essential accessories such as a crossbow specific scope, rope cocker, a soft sided carry bag and both carbon and aluminum bolts.

The Kronos and Eos are CenterPoint’s new vertical bows built with the young hunter and growing archer in mind. Both bows provide generous growing room for every young archer in both draw length and in draw weight. The Kronos and Eos packages include the bow, arrows, a rest, a sight and release. The Eos itself also includes a wrist sling and stabilizer.

CenterPoint Archery was built on the concept of of helping hunters be successful in the field with features and performance at unbeatable values. For more information visit www.crosman.com/archery/centerpoint-crossbows or contact Jason Reid at 585.657.3076 or jreid@crosman.com.

MUZZY OUTDOORS

About Muzzy Outdoors:

Founded in 1984, Muzzy is the number-one name in fixed-blade broadheads, and it is a pioneer in the art of bowfishing. A division of FeraDyne Outdoors, Muzzy is headquartered in Superior, Wis. For more information on the full line of Muzzy’s fixed-blade broadheads and state-of-the-art bowfishing equipment, contact Muzzy Outdoors, LLC, 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; call 866-387-9307; or visit www.muzzy.com.

Muzzy Introduces New “Bad to the Bone” Ready-to-Shoot Arrow Package

Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the world’s number-one selling fixed-blade broadhead, has partnered with Gold Tip to offer ready-to-shoot Muzzy “Bad to the Bone” Arrow package. This new package allows archers to spend more time in the field hunting and less time setting up their bows.

The new “Bad to the Bone” Arrow package combines Gold Tip’s popular pre-fletched and nocked .340 carbon arrows with the bone-crushing Muzzy 3-blade 225 100 grain-broadhead. The arrows are pre-cut to 29.5 inches to fit most archer’s bow setups and have a straightness of ± .006 inch and weight tolerance of ± 2.0 grain. The hardened-steel Trocar tip on the Muzzy 225, cuts on contact and shatters bone, providing maximum penetration. The aluminum ferrule is precision machined and the blades are precisely oriented for maximum arrow flight stability and to minimize planing.

Designed for draw weights up to 70 lbs., the Muzzy “Bad to the Bone” Arrow package comes with three fletched and nocked arrows, three Muzzy 225 broadheads and three 100-grain field points. The package is available at retailers nationwide and conveniently online at www.muzzy.com for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

New Muzzy “Bad to the Bone” Bolt Packages are the Ready-to-Shoot Solution to Crossbow Equipment Shopping

Muzzy Outdoors, the makers of the world’s number-one selling fixed-blade broadhead, has taken the guesswork out of setting up a crossbow for both practice and hunting by combining a super durable bolt, with a universal nock system and a bone-crushing broadhead.

The Muzzy “Bad to the Bone” Bolt package features the Muzzy 225 Crossbow 3-Blade, 100-grain broadhead that is designed with an aircraft-grade aluminum ferrule, stainless steel blades and the legendary bone-busting Trocar tip. The ferrule is designed to perfectly match the diameter of the bolt for increased accuracy and penetration. Each bolt comes pre-fletched and is compatible with either Omni or Half-Moon nocks.

The new Muzzy “Bad to the Bone” bolt package comes with three Victory bolts—in either 20- or 22-inch lengths—three Muzzy 225X 100-grain broadheads, three field points, three Omni nocks and three Half-Moon nocks. This ready-to-shoot bolt package is available at retailers nationwide and conveniently online at www.muzzy.com for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

BOOKS

The Pocket First-Aid Field Guide -- Treatment and Prevention of Outdoor Emergencies (Skyhorse Publishing)

If you’re camping with your family, fishing or hunting with a friend, or simply chopping firewood at your weekend cabin, being self-sufficient in an emergency situation can be a matter of life or death. Dr. George Dvorchak’s thorough pocket guide goes beyond basic CPR and bee sting treatments. Small enough to carry in your backpack, it’s jammed with detailed descriptions of ailments and how to care for them, anatomy lessons, preventive fitness strategies, and body conditioning tips. Whether you’re a casual hiker or an experienced back-country trekker, The Pocket First-Aid Field Guide is one piece of equipment you can’t be caught without. Learn how to:

· Fend off hypothermia with high-energy food

· Attend to teeth, mouth, and eye injuries

· Make a proper splint for large or small bones

· Take care of all types of wounds, from gunshots to punctures and lacerations

· Handle snake bites and poisonous plant allergies

· Recognize and manage high-altitude sickness and heat stroke

· Implement vital P.R.I.C.E. treatment steps when attending to sprains, strains, and fracture 

· And much more!

Dvorchak, a self-proclaimed “country doctor,” also discusses common footwear myths, tells how to snakeproof or waterproof your shoes, and presents a practical checklist for developing your own first-aid kit. “Accidents can happen anywhere,” writes Dvorchak, “especially in a wilderness environment where there isn’t a medical facility available.” Have more fun on your next fishing trip or rock-climbing adventure knowing you are capable of keeping a minor injury from becoming a major threat!

Available at bookstores or from amazon.com for $9.95. For details contact Skyhorse Publishing Inc., 555 Eigth Avenue, Suite 903, New York 10018 or call 212 643-6816, web site www.skyhorsepublishing.com.

BOWS/BROADHEADS

Archenemy Gear

Archenemy™ – a new line of heavy duty bowfishing gear guaranteed to rival rough fish everywhere

Bowfishing, the ultimate combination of bowhunting and sight fishing, is the next big thing, and you can get in on the action with Archenemy™ gear. This brand new line of bowfishing equipment is for those new to the sport as well as those who have already discovered the thrills of arrowing carp, gar and other rough fish.

Like bowhunting, getting the right bow and outfitting it with the accessories you need is the name of the game. The high-quality Archenemy Bowfishing Package has everything you need at a price you’ll feel good about. The Archenemy Bow is a rugged, high-energy compound bow that measures 32-inches axle-to-axle. Its compact size makes it comfortable and easily maneuvered. It has a draw length of up to 30-inches to fit many shooters, and it has an incredibly smooth draw cycle and constant draw weight, making it optimal for snap shooting. Plus, the Archenemy bow looks really cool, too.

The bow package comes ready to hit the water with an Archenemy Rapid Fire Arrow Rest, Archenemy Nemesis Reel, Archenemy Reel Seat, Archenemy Tournament Series Arrow, and Archenemy Tournament Series braided 200-lb. test line. You get all this for $379.99. The fish don’t stand a chance, but your wallet does.

Available separately is the Archenemy Nemesis Reel. The Nemesis has a uni body design for strength and four stainless-steel bearings to keep it running smooth. The reel uses new SSC Technology™ that super-sizes the components for long life. It has an extra-large main shaft, too, that holds up even when you’re torquing in a titan. The Archenemy Nemesis reel features a 33-lb. drag with low 2.7:1 low gear ratio for increased power, and it comes spooled with Archenemy braided 200-lb. test line. It is available for $49.99.

The Archenemy Tournament Series braided line is also available separately. Like the top braided fishing lines available today, the Archenemy line has a 0.030-inch diameter for improved arrow speed and reduced drag. The line comes in 100-foot spools and is rated to 200 pounds. You can choose between lime green or white. Each spool will only set you back $9.99.

The arrows used in bowfishing are poles apart from those used for deer hunting. Because bowfishing arrows must travel through water and punch through fish scales, they must be way more heavy duty. The Archenemy Tournament Series arrow is perfect for the job. They are made of thick 5/16-inch fiberglass with a precision tip that is designed to penetrate the thickest gar scales. The tip is barbed to keep the arrow in the fish upon impact. It is available with or without an AMS slide that helps prevent snapback. Each arrow costs $9.99 or $14.99 with the slide.

So gear up and prepare for battle. There are gar, carp, and other rough fish waiting for you to become their Archenemy. Go to www.basspro.com/ or your nearest Bass Pro Shops® store to check out the latest Archenemy Bowfishing equipment.

About Bass Pro Shops®
Bass Pro Shops®, which specializes in outdoor fun, operates 92 stores and Tracker Marine Centers across America and Canada that are visited by more than 120 million people every year. Bass Pro Shops stores, many of which feature restaurants, offer hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear while their catalogs and website serve shoppers throughout the world. The company’s Tracker Marine Group® (http://www.trackermarine.com), a leading brand of fishing boats for more than 37 years, manufactures and sells a variety of boats for fishing and cruising. Family fun is on tap at Bass Pro Shops resort Big Cedar Lodge® (www.bigcedar.com), voted by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 50 Best Hotels for Families in the U.S. For more information, visit www.basspro.com. To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO. Follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bassproshops.

Bowtech Archery

Bowtech’s The Boss Now Available in All New Mossy Oak Break-Up Country

Bowtech Archery, the industry leader in archery innovation, has announced the Boss, now available in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country™. “The Boss removes all limitations for long-draw archers thanks to Bowtech’s PowerShift Technology, the latest industry-changing technology available in our bows,” said Jeff Suiter of Bowtech Marketing. “PowerShift Technology gives archers everything they could need -- speed, power, a smooth draw or an effortless draw -- in one exceptional compound bow.”

PowerShift Technology is a brand new innovation in compound bow design. A quick shift of the PowerDisc changes the bow from its Performance setting (maximum speed and knock-down power) to its Classic setting (hard-hitting but smooth) or its Comfort setting (effortless draw). When paired with Mossy Oak Break-Up Country, the Boss offers incredible versatility with a setting for any shooter and every season.

Mossy Oak Break-Up Country combines digitally enhanced, life-sized natural elements with the perfect color tones to help you blend in and shadowing elements that truly break up your outline like no other pattern available today.

The Boss, measuring a full 36 inches axle to axle, has a seven-inch brace height and weighs 4.6 lbs. Its draw lengths range from 26.5 inches all the way out to 32 inches for longer draw lengths and the bow is available in 50, 60 and 70 lb. draw weight options. The Boss has an IBO/ATA speed rating of 333 fps.

Additional Bowtech technologies featured on the Boss include OverDrive Binary Cams for impeccable tuning and consistency, Center Pivot Extreme for unmatched accuracy and speed and FLX-Guard to eliminate riser torque.

For more information, visit www.BowtechArchery.com.

Bowtech is an officially licensed partner of Haas Outdoors Inc. Haas Outdoors Inc. is headquartered in West Point, Miss., was established in 1986 and is home of Mossy Oak (www.mossyoak.com). Mossy Oak specializes in developing and marketing modern camouflage designs for hunters and outdoorsmen. Mossy Oak patterns can be found on a multitude of products worldwide. Haas Outdoors Inc. is the outdoor industry leader in modern camouflage design, international licensing and marketing. Haas Outdoors Inc. markets its services and products under widely recognized brands including: Mossy Oak, BioLogic, Mossy Oak Productions, MOOSE Media, Nativ Nurseries, GameKeepers, Mossy Oak Properties and Mossy Oak Nativ Living.

Bowtech's R.A.K.-Equipped Carbon Icon Now Available in New Mossy Oak Break-Up Country

Bowtech Archery, the industry leader in archery innovation, has launched the Carbon Icon in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country™, at a price that competitors only wish they could match. The Carbon Icon delivers performance and power with every shot. The Carbon Icon is also R.A.K. equipped, which means it includes everything needed to shoot right out of the box.

"We changed the industry with the launch of our Carbon Knight, and now we've set the standard again with the Carbon Icon," said Jeff Suiter of Bowtech Marketing. "The Carbon Icon includes Bowtech's premium, field-proven technologies on our super-lightweight Knight riser at an incredible price. There is no better value for bragging rights and big trophies than the Carbon Icon."

The Carbon Icon features PowerShift Technology, a brand new innovation in compound bow design that allows the shooter to have every bow he needs with zero compromise. A quick shift of the PowerDisc changes the bow from its Performance setting (maximum speed and knock-down power) to its Classic setting (hard-hitting but smooth) or its Comfort setting (effortless draw). Available in Break-Up Country, this bow has it all.

With the perfect amount of depth and shadowing, the new Mossy Oak Break-Up Country is adaptable to most any hunting situation. Using dramatically larger limbs, leaves, bark, branches and other digitally enhanced natural elements, Break-Up Country combats your outline and blends you in with the terrain like no pattern before.

Additional BOWTECH technologies featured on the Carbon Icon include the carbon-compound Knight Riser for exceptional flexibility and durability and OverDrive Binary Cams for impeccable tuning and consistency. The bow measures 31 inches from axle to axle, has a seven-inch brace height and weighs just 3.2 pounds. It can fire arrows at speeds up to 335 fps.

For more information, visit www.BowtechArchery.com.

Bowtech is an officially licensed partner of Haas Outdoors Inc. Haas Outdoors Inc. is headquartered in West Point, Miss., was established in 1986 and is home of Mossy Oak (www.mossyoak.com). Mossy Oak specializes in developing and marketing modern camouflage designs for hunters and outdoorsmen. Mossy Oak patterns can be found on a multitude of products worldwide. Haas Outdoors Inc. is the outdoor industry leader in modern camouflage design, international licensing and marketing. Haas Outdoors Inc. markets its services and products under widely recognized brands including: Mossy Oak, BioLogic, Mossy Oak Productions, MOOSE Media, Nativ Nurseries, GameKeepers and Mossy Oak Properties.

NEW BlackOut Intrigue Compound Bow Package

Right Hand --

Axle-To-Axle Length: 31"
Brace Height (in): 7"
Draw Weight: 20-70 lbs.
Weight: 3.9 lbs.
Draw Length: 23"-30"
Product Color: Realtree Xtra/Purple
$399.99

Left Hand

Axle-To-Axle Length: 31"
Brace Height (in): 7"
Draw Weight: 20-70 lbs.
Weight: 3.9 lbs.
Draw Length: 23"-30"
Product Color: Realtree Xtra/Red
$399.99

Description
Get all the features you want in a high performing, grow-with-you bow with the BlackOut® Intrigue Compound Bow Package. Giving you great performance without the high price you face with comparable bows, the Intrigue is a pleasure to shoot with its 80% letoff, compact 30" axle-to-axle measurement, silky smooth draw, and solid back wall. Highly adjustable and capable (up to 308 fps), this lightweight bow gives developing bowhunters everything they need to make the shot when the opportunity arises this fall and for years to come. Brace height: 7". Weight: 3.3 lbs. Draw weight adjustment from 20-70 lbs. Draw length adjustment from 23"-30". Package includes: 3-Pin Apex sight, stabilizer, peep sight, D-loop, and wrist sling.
• Great performance from a grow-with-you bow at a great price
• 80% letoff
• Compact 31" axle-to-axle - moves easily in stand or blind
• Very capable - up to 308 fps
• Lightweight - 3.3 lbs.
• Highly adjustable - Draw weight adjustment from 20-70 lbs.
• Draw length adjustment from 23"-30"
• Comes with: 3-Pin Apex sight, stabilizer, peep sight, D-loop, and wrist sling.

Now available at Bass Pro Shops | 2500 E. Kearney Springfield, MO 65898 | 1.800.227.7776

BROWNING

Browning's New OneSIxTwo Crossbow

In the tradition of Browning Firearms, Browning Crossbows has annouced the OneSixTwo Crossbow from the line of ZeroSeven Crossbows. The OneSixTwo will feature Mossy Oak Break-Up Country camouflage and will be made in the U.S.A.

Built for speed and accuracy, the OneSixTwo is rated to shoot at 370 FPS. The crossbow is also packed with industry leading patent pending technologies. It ships
fully assembled. Additionally it will have the Browning patent pending Crank Cocking Device (CCD) installed from the factory and will ship in the Browning TPS (Total Protection System) Travel Case. The heavy duty case has large latches and balanced carry handles to keep the bow protected in storage or travel. The bow also comes equipped with a bore sighted Cross 1.5-5 x 32 mm push button illuminated crossbow scope with auto shut off. Three 22” Browning carbon arrows are also included

Hunters familiar to the quality of a rifle’s trigger will appreciate the Triggertech trigger system in the OneSixTwo crossbow. The trigger has only a 3 lbs pull weight and with the Frictionless Release Technology, a responsive and smooth release. The frictionless sear on the trigger allows for a smooth feel with out any trigger creep.

For added safety, the ADF (Anti-Dry Fire) feature will not allow the safety to be off if an arrow hasn’t been loaded. In addition, the Triggertech designed trigger won’t fire unless the arrow has beenFor more information go to web site thequickchill.com or buy them at web site thequickchill.com/wp/buy-cool-off/; or at amazon.com, CVS, Duane Reade, Winn-Dixie and other fine stores. COOL OFF comes in boxes of either 12 or 24 and the price ranges, depending on where purchased, around $7.50-10 for the 12 pack, and $16-20 for the 24 pack.
The OneSixTwo comes with the Browning Crank Cocking Device. This easy t cranking system reduces the draw to just 17 lbs. and stores in the cheek piece of the bow for the check piece lifts up revealing the cocking mechanism. The soft touch rubber textured feel Comfort Ledge Palm rest has proprietary rubber finger reminders that help with vibration, sound suppression and added safety for the user when firing.

The quiver can be placed on either side of the bow and lines up parallel to the stock using the left or r icatinny rails. There is also a rail on the bottom of the forearm for added custom ability of a grip or other accessories.

The OneSixTwo has an MSRP of $1,400.00 and a MAP of $1,200.00

Product Specifications

370 FPS
Draw Weight 145 lbs
Power Stroke 14.625”
Kinetic y 122 Ft Lbs
Weight 7.2 lbs
Browning Travel Crossbow Case
Triggertech Trigger System
Frictionless Release Technology
Anti-Dry Fire Technology
Browning Comfort Ledge Palm Rest
Flight Track Hook Groove For Rope Cocking Device and Crank Cocking Device
Browning Crank Cocking Device
Left, Right, Bottom Picatinny r> Browning Soft Sound String Supressors
Cross 1.5-5 x 32mm Illuminated Crossbow Scope
3-22” Premium Carbon Arrows
Premium Browning Quiver
Laminated Custom Limbs
Forged Aluminum Riser
Made in U.S.A.
Comes fully assembled

For nformation on Browning Crossbows, visit www.BrowningCrossbows.com

CROSMAN

Revolutionary, Highly Anticipated Pioneer Airbow Now Shipping

Pion ow from Benjamin has been topic unters since its u in January and now it's about to get real: the Airbow is now being shipped. Customers who placed orders through the Crosman web ore February 3 wil g the first to receive the highly anticipated hybrid hunting product that combines the ease-of-use and safety of compressed air with the primitive weapon excitement of archery. 

The Airbow embodies some of the major advancements in air gun technology that have occurred in ears. tic weapon designed, developed, and built in the USA, the Airbow is based on a technology first utillized in a weapon in the 15th century. The projectile is an arrow that, other than the removal of the nock, is no different than that used by traditional bowhunters. And the platform incorporates a stock, just like a rifle or .

An integrated pressure regulator enables consistent shots up to 450 feet per second (FPS). This equates to 168 foot pounds of energy (FPE), placing the Airbow in the same sub-200 FPE category and sub-100 yard effective range of other archery products.

In contrast to a crossbow that pushes the projectile from the rear, the patent pending arrow rest of the Airbow enables the energy to be transferred to the arrow directly behind the broadhead or field tip. This results in an arrow that is stabilized immediately with none of the wobble or “archer’s paradox” that occurs with a cro ompound, or recurve bow. The benefit is significantly greater accuracy and less chance of an errant shot or wounded game. Weighing seven pounds and at less than 34” long and 2” wide, the Pioneer Airbow is extremely man e.
The Airbow presents a number of advantages particularly for crossbow users:

With no cocking rope to lose or tangle, the Airbow is easily operated by an ambidextrous cocking bolt, making it especially safe for tree stand use. Those who can not, or are no longer able to use a crossbow or compound bow because of physical limitations, may find the Airbo ularly beneficial.

The arrow rest of the Airbow is enclosed in a protective shroud and there is no string to endanger the user during the firing operation.

The Airbow can be de-cocked without firing. Users no longer need to worry about firing an expensive arrow or bolt into the ground or potentially damaging the weapon.

While dry firing a crossbow can the weapon, dry firing an Airbow is no more consequential than reducing the shot count.
br> By summer s can expect to find the Pion ow at vorite outdoor sto ing Cabela's, Bass Pro, Field & Stream and Gander Mountain. Cabela's will have the Airbow available for consumers to try before they b ir indoor range.Professional hunter Jim Shockey showcases the capability of the Pioneer Airbow in this wildly popular video bit.ly/pioneerairbow. Jim Shockey, host of two award-winning outdoor programs on Outdoor Channel, "Jim Shockey's UNCHARTED" and "Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures" s the irbow to be a natural progression of technological advancement and a viable option for anyone. "Today we have better hunting calibers, better bullets, better loads, better manufacturing, and better hunting optics than 100 years ago. Compound bows largely replaced longbows or recurves in the woods. Crossbows are much dif an they were 100 years ago. Innovation. Progress. And each time we’ve gone through one of these revolutions, there have been improvements in performance and safety; and hunters have ended up with a better tool, an alternative tool."

Crosman has introduced an e-book on Apple's iBookstore that is written specifically for wildlife agencies and legislators that explains the product, its features and benefits, operation and a direct comparison to crossbows. Videos plus a personal message from Jim Shockey are part of the free download. The book is also available in PDF form.

For addition ation on the Benjamin Pioneer Airbow, visit crosman.com or write to Chip Hunnicutt, Marketing Manager, Crosman Corporation, 7629 Routes 5 & 20, Bloomfield, NY 14469, email him at chip@crosman.com, follow him on Twitter (@chiph or call him at (800) 7–AIRGUN (724-7486).

About Crosman

For over 90 years Crosman has led the world in the design and manufacture of airguns and airgun ammunition, along with airsoft, optics and shooting sports accessories. Headquartered in Bloomfield, N.Y., the company sells its products worldwide under the Crosman®, Benjamin®, int®, and Game Face® brands. For more information about any of these brands or products, please visit crosman.com or write to Crosman at 7629 Routes 5 & 20, Bloomfield, NY 14469.

MUZZY OUTDOORS

About Muzzy Outdoors: Founded in 1984, Muzzy is the number-one name in fixed-blade broadheads, and it is a pioneer in the art of bowfishing. A division of FeraDyne Outdoors, Muzzy is headquartered in Superior, Wis. For more information on the full line of Muzzy’s fixed-blade broadheads and state-of-the-art bowfishing equipment, contact Muzzy Outdoors, LLC, 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; call 866-387-9307; or visit www.muzzy.com.

Muzzy Expands Trocar Hybrid Broadhead Line with a New 125-Grain HBX

Due to customer demand, the popular Trocar HBX hybrid crossbow broadhead that blends the most lethal and accurate fixed-blade broadhead with a pair of center-pivot blades that deploy on contact for massive cuts on large animals is now available in a 125-grain.

Like the 100-grain, the new 125-grain Trocar HBX features 0.35-inch-thick surgically sharp stainless steel mechanical blades that remain tucked in tight to the solid-steel ferrule during flight, but they deploy on impact for a total cutting diameter of 2 5/8 inches on impact. For added accuracy and stability, the 0.35-inch thick fixed blades are slightly offset. The new heavier Trocar HBX also features the popular Muzzy bone-crushing chisel tip.

This new 125-grain hybrid broadhead is now available at retailers nationwide and conveniently online at www.muzzy.com. Suggested retail price for a three-pack of either the new 125-grain or the 100-grain Muzzy Trocar HBX broadheads is $39.95.

Muzzy Introduces the New TAQ5 Quiver

Muzzy TAQ5 Quiver. The low-profile, ultr ght Muzzy TAQ5 Quive holds five arrows and is uniq ned wi icatinny rails on add a multitude of accessories including lights, POV cameras and more to enhance your hunting experience.

Weighing i han 8 oz., the Muz onstructed of extremely strong yet lightweight materials such as extruded aluminum and advanced polymers. The quiver’s aluminum frame is securely mounted to the bow’s riser via the unique and easy-to-use SnapTrap system that incorporates a pair of rubber vibration-dampening posts to isola er fro Installation and removal simply requires a silent 40-degree twist.

The TAQ5 measures just 12 1/2 inches tall by 6 inches wide and adds less than three inches in height from the riser or mounting surface. The SnapTrap can be set up in one of two positions on the frame, allowing 2 3/8-inches of vertical ad r>
The TAQ5’s hood is constructed of a sound-deadening semi-flexible polymer and is designed to accommodate both fixed-blade and mechanical broadheads with up to
1 1/4-inch stored diameter. Rather than using foam to secure the blades, the hood features a series of small cups that anchor each broadhead, preventing contact with any other surfaces or broadheads. The hood also incorporates three, 2-slot Picatinny rail segments for mounting accessories such as tracking lights or small POV cameras.

The TAQ5’s dual arrow retainers are aluminum-reinforced rubber, and each features five tap that securely hold all sizes of arrows, from micro-diameter arrows up to crossbow bolts.

The new Muzzy TAQ5 offers everything the bowhunter needs at suggested retail price of only $39.99. Look for this great n t retailers nationwide this spring or online at www.muzzy.com.

It’s Big, It’s Bad, and It Stops Gobblers in Their Tracks -- Muzzy Introduces the New M.O.R.E. Turkey Broadhead

Named after four species of turkey—Merriam’s, Osceola, Rio Grande, and East he inn ew #153; turkey broadhead from Muzzy ed to stop a longbeard in its tracks with a massive 3-inch cutting diameter and 125-grain weight.

The Muzzy M.O.R.E. 3-blade is built with .051-inch-thick stainless ades that are precisely sharpened to provide instantaneous decapitation. The M.O.R.E broadhead is a true fixed-blade design, but it converts into a locked fold-back configuration with a 3/4-inch diameter for storage and transport with two twists of the stainless steel Trocar tip. When ready to hunt, simply loosen the tip, set the blades, and retighten the tip to lock it down. The blades have a 1.5 -degree right offset for improved accuracy an ity.

The Muzzy M.O.R.E. broadhead features a high-grade aluminum internal ferrule. The suggested retail price for a 3-pack of M.O.R.E broadheads is $39.99, and it will be available wherever Muzzy products are sold in time for spring gobblers. Replacement blades are sold separately.

RAGE

Rage Introduces the 3-Blade Chisel SC and Chisel Crossbow

Borrowing some design cues from the popular original Rage 3-Blade, the new Chisel SC and Chisel Crossbow have impressively strengthened ferrules and blades, improved blade geometry as well as newly designed steel chisel tips for devastating bone strikes.

The new 3-Blade Chisel broadheads have an initial slap-cut potential diameter of 2.125 inches, and the beefy .035-inch-thick stainless steel blades cam into their 1.6-inch final cutting diameter with sweptback blade angles for increased penetration. Both broadheads utilize a black polymer Shock Collar™ that provides both exceptional blade retention and consistently reliable blade deployment.

The new 100-grain 3-Blade Chisel SC is easily distinguishable by its red anodized aluminum ferrule, and 100-grain 3-Blade Chisel Crosshas an orange ferrule.
The new Rage 3-Blade Chisel SC and 3-Blade Chisel Crossbow come in a three-pack with a practice tip, and are available at retailers nationwide and conveniently online at www.ragebroadheads.com with a suggested retail price of $44.99.

Rage Broadheads is the world’s number-one manufacturer of expandable broadheads. It also manufactures quivers and accessories. A FeraDyne Outdoors brand, Rage is headquartered at 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; call 866-387-9307; or visit www.ragebroadheads.com.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN

Rocky Mountain Introduces Warhead Broadheads for Compound Bows and Crossbows

A well-known name in the archery broadhead market, Rocky Mountain debuted its new product line at the ATA in Indianapolis this year. As part of the new line up, Rocky Mountain introduced the new Warhead, 100-grain 2-blade cut-on-contact mechanical broadhead with wing blades for superior hide penetration and bone breakage. Once inside the animal, the wing blades of the Warhead force open two larger blades providing deep penetration and massive wounds.

The Rocky Mountain Warhead features an aluminum ferrule with a 1.75-inch cutting diameter and a cut-on-contact tip blade design that starts working the instant it makes contact. The Warhead’s jackknife blade-deployment system will not open until the blades have made full contact with the animal, making broadside and even angled shots more deadly. With its aluminum ferrule and durable 0.035-inch-thick stainless steel blades, the new Rocky Mountain Warhead slices through hide and soft tissue on contact, yet it has the strength and sharpness to bust through bone.

Available in standard 100-grain the Warhead is easily identified by its black ferrule. An anodized orange ferrule identifies the 100-grain WarheadX version for crossbows. The new Rocky Mountain Warhead and WarheadX are available at retailers nationwide and conveniently online at www.huntrockymountain.com. Suggested retail price is $19.99 for a three-pack.

About Rocky Mountain:

Headquartered in Superior, Wis., Rocky Mountain is a wholly owned subsidiary of FeraDyne Outdoors. For more information on Rocky Mountain, visit www.huntrockymountain.com; or write to 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; or call 866-387-9307.

LASER SIGHTS

BUSHNELL

New Exclusive Technology from Bushnell Allows Bow Hunters to Shoot with Unprecedented Confidence

Bushnell, an industry leader in high performance sports optics for more than 65 years, has introduced a revolutionary new archery laser range finder that allows hunters to understand the trajectory of the arrow before it leaves the bow. 

The new Truth with ClearShotTM Laser Rangefinder is designed to help bow hunters ensure every shot is a clear shot. ClearShot technology provides a simple, instantaneous notification that determines if the hunter has the clearance necessary to take an unobstructed shot. Using an easy-to-follow three-step process, hunters can calibrate the rangefinder to correspond with the speed of the bow via their sight system.
 
Following calibration, when a target is ranged, a line appears in the reticle displaying the apex of the arrow's travel. If the dot intersects with branches or other obstacles, the hunter knows the arrow won't clear the obstruction. Conversely, an unobstructed dot indicates there is a clear path to the target, giving the hunter confidence to take an ethical shot.
 
Featuring the exclusive Angle Range Compensation (ARC) technology from Bushnell, the rangefinder accounts for terrain angles to provide the true "shoots-like" distance from 7-199 yards. With simple and convenient one-button operation, The Truth with ClearShot provides lightning fast target acquisition from 7 to 850 yards. Four power magnification and a 430 foot field of view (at 1,000 yards) combine to make it the ultimate archer's laser rangefinder.
 
The Truth Laser Rangefinder with ClearShot Technology has a minimum advertised price (MAP) of $279.99.

For more information about Bushnell and its complete line of sports optics, visit www.bushnell.com.

CRIMSON TRACE

Crimson Trace Introduces Archery Laser Sight: The LG-653

Crimson Trace Corporation, manufacturer of Lasergrips® firearms laser sights, today announced the introduction of the company’s first product for the archery market: the LG-653 for BowTech® and Diamond Archery® bows. This innovative new design extends company’s grip-integrated, instinctively-activated laser sight technology to a completely new customer segment. The LG-653 is being distributed exclusively through BowTech and Diamond Archery. MSRP is $299.

The LG-653 replaces the existing grip panels on selected BowTech, Diamond Archery and OEM bow models. A pressure-sensitive switch on the back of the grip instinctively activates the laser when the bow is drawn, and then turns off the laser when the arrow is released or the bow is returned to the ready position. Precise windage and elevation adjustments allow the user to sight the laser to exactly match a yardage pin at any distance.

Laser sights add an exciting new dimension to target shooting, hunting and training. As a training tool, nothing can match the real-time, visual feedback on grip torque, alignment, string release, and other issues affecting accuracy. Laser sights are legal for big-game and non-game hunting in many states, and can make the difference between taking a trophy or coming home empty-handed when the right animal shows during low-light shooting hours at dawn and dusk. (Consult individual state regulations.)

Crimson Trace is the leading manufacturer of laser sighting systems for small arms. Police, all branches of the U.S. Military, and responsible citizens worldwide use patented Lasergrips. Crimson Trace Lasergrips are recommended as an essential accessory by some of the world’s top firearm trainers.

For more information, please contact us at 1-800-442-2406 or visit www.crimsontrace.com.

Lasergrips is a registered trademark of Crimson Trace Corporation.

ORGANIZATIONS

The National Archery in the Schools Program continues to break records!

Students from nearly 600 NASP schools across the United States just buried the world record they set just one year ago!  Additionally, the top male archer, Jericho Vannoy from Madisonville, KY tied NASP®’s individual world record.  Top teams shared the record-breaking frenzy as well.  Chatsworth, Georgia’s Woodlawn Elementary School and Cadiz, Kentucky’s Trigg County High School also broke two of NASP®’s three team world records.

To maintain a manageable, accessible and affordable playing field, NASP® is void of archery enhancements such as sights, stabilizers, or release aids.  In fact, the tournament format is exactly the same as taught to 2.3 million student archers in nearly 12,000 NASP® schools during the current school year. 

In addition to sponsors mentioned above, other important contributors help out such as; Easton Foundations, National Wild Turkey Federation, Army National Guard, Archery Trade Association, Gordon Composites, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Safari Club International, The Block, Plano, Pope & Young Club, Electronic Awards, BCY, Brownell, Saunders, and Rinehart Targets. 

One of the highlights of the Nationals is the awards ceremony. Because NASP® is a school-based effort, attention is drawn to education goals by conducting a thrilling scholarship shoot-off immediately before awards are presented. Thanks to the generosity of many NASP® sponsors, $50,0000 in scholarships were awarded. Winners of the scholarship shoot-off are listed below.  Many spectators noted that parents cheered for these scholarship shooters far louder (and with relief) than their children!

Traditional Archers

This organization holds shoots, hunts and events for the entire family. Only $15 yearly. Call 609-586-9892 or 609-586-3680 for more information.

United Bowhunters of New Jersey News (UBNJ)

The First UBNJ Ladies Auxiliary

If you want to be involved in preserving the future of bow hunting or support the organization of the United Bow Hunters of New Jersey, volunteer to be a Ladies Auxiliary member. You'll be helping with sponsored activities throughout the year and it's an opportunity to spend quality time with the family, as well as making new friends. The organization is open to any UBNJ female member 18 years or older and there is no requirement for you to be actively engaged in archery or hunting.

For details or questions, contact Amanda Buron at 609-242-9790; ubnjladiesauxpres@yahoo.com or Deborah Tilton at 732-237-0310; ubnjladiesauxvp@yahoo.com.

RANGE FINDERS

  The Ultimate Bowhunting Rangefinder Gets Better With the Improved Archer's Choice Laser Rangefinder

One of the most trusted tools for bowhunters – the Archer’s Choice Laser Rangefinder – has been given a new look and some enhancements that will cement its must-have status among bowhunters for years to come.  Originally designed with the help of Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo of “Archer’s Choice” television fame, Nikon engineered this rangefinder from the ground up specifically for real-world bowhunting situations.

New to the Archer’s Choice in 2013 is an improved LCD display with an LED illumination that allows selection of the mode that contrasts best against subject and background.  The uncluttered screen displays ranges with Nikon’s trademark speed in .1-yard increments.  

The Archer’s Choice also has Tru-Target Technology that allows users to select between first target priority mode and distant target priority mode. First target priority mode generates an accurate reading on an object as small as a fence post while distant target priority mode displays the range of the farthest target among a group of targets measured.
 
Nikon’s advanced ID Technology compensates for various incline or decline shooting angles—up to ± 89-degrees of angle, which allows bowhunters to range targets from a treestand or in steep terrain with the same confidence and ease as ranging over flat ground—simply aim, push the button and plan your shot according to the displayed distance. Only one number is displayed, the correct distance needed to make the shot.

The rangefinder features Nikon’s legendary multicoated optics, waterproof/fogproof ruggedness and pocket-sized portability. The Nikon Archer’s Choice also features long eye relief (18.3mm), an adjustable diopter and 6x, bright, multicoated optics. 

Like all Nikon rangefinders, the new Archer’s Choice operates on a single CR2 lithium battery (included). A Silent Technology neoprene case in RealTree APG® camo for the ultimate in stealth bowhunting is also included. MSRP is $279.95.
 
The origin of the technology behind this Laser Rangefinder with inclinometer is the Total Station DTM-1 (initially sold in 1985), the first highly advanced electronic model among surveying instruments incorporating both distance and angle measurement capability developed by Nikon Corporation.
 
Nikon Inc. is the U.S. distributor of Nikon sports and recreational optics, world-renowned Nikon 35mm cameras, digital cameras, speedlights and accessories, Nikkor lenses and electronic imaging products.
 
For more information on Nikon's full line of Riflescopes, Binoculars, Spotting Scopes, Fieldscopes and Laser Rangefinders, please contact: Nikon Sport Optics, 1300 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, NY 11747-3064, or call 1-800-645-6687. www.nikonhunting.com.
 
Archer’s Choice is a trademark of Archer’s Choice Media, Inc.
Realtree APG is a registered trademark of Jordan Outdoor Enterprises, LTD.
All Nikon Trademarks are the property of Nikon Corporation.

SAFETY PRODUCTS

Keep Your Bow Secure And Ready With The Limb Lock Bow Holder From Hunter's Specialties

Hunter's Specialties new Limb Lock Bow Holder offers a revolutionary new way to keep your bow ready for a quick shot. The Limb Lock Bow Holder uses the weight of your bow to close locking jaws around the lower limb. It has a fully adjustable rear cradle to allow it to be custom fit to any bow. It has a support pivot that adjusts the angle of the bow to increase or decrease the grip of the locking jaws. The more the bow leans forward, the tighter the grip.

To operate the Limb Lock Bow Holder simply set the lower limb of your bow in the
rear cradle and lean the bow against the front rest to engage the locking jaws. When you get ready to shoot simply grab your bow's grip and lift up, releasing
the locking jaws.

The Limb Lock Bow Holder helps hunters minimize movement when getting ready for a shot and is fast, strong and quiet. It comes with a compact folding steel ground
stake and a tree stand adapter. It sells for a suggested retail price of $39.99.

For more information about other Hunter's Specialties products, log onto the Hunter's Specialties website at www.hunterspec.com or write to 6000 Huntington Court NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402, or call a Consumer Service Specialist at 319-395-0321.

Aspirinpod -- Can Save A Life!

You're on the range. Suddenly, you feel terrible pain spreading across your chest. It may be a heart attack and, heart attacks can kill. The Aspirinpod could make all the difference and save your - or someone else's life should they feel sudden pain coming on. How? it's a fact that chewing aspirin at the first sign of a heart attack can significantly improve the chances for survival, and the FDA reports that taking aspirin immediately when heart attack symptoms occur not only saves lives, but can also decrease heart damage. Studies show that chewing one uncoated 325 mg or four uncoated 81 mg aspirin immediately when heart attack symptoms first occur can increase your chances of survival.

New products are always coming out, but when I saw the Aspirinpod, I knew, immediately, that this product was not only unique, but a 'must have' for every member of my family and for friends as well.

The Aspirinpod is a red plastic tiny heart-shaped tiny container that holds one or two aspirin. It comes with a key chain that it can easily be placed in your glovebox, gym bag, bicycle, tool kit, handbag, yoga gear, ski jacket, golf bag, lunch box, bedside, tackle box, hunting vest, and dozens of other places. In less than a second, the container can be opened, the aspirin inside chewed, and together with calling 911, can save your life or that of a loved one. I placed one on my key ring so it will always be available.

Note: Do not take aspirin if allergic and ask your physician if aspirin is appropriate for you.

Aspirinpod can be purchased at drug stores, sporting goods stores, or is available by checking web site www.aspirinpod.com.

Coghlan's Sight-Grid Signal Mirror Can Help Save Your Life

Picture yourself out in the woods, alone, in pain, and with a broken ankle. You can't walk. No one knows exactly where you are, but with Coghlan's Sight-Grid Signal Mirror, the newest piece of adventure gear, you can send an SOS to other hunters in the area. Carry the Signal Mirror in your pocket -- it's highly reflective shatter resistant glass is encased in a shatter resistant acrylic case; it can signal up to 25 miles on a clear day; the grid mesh in center of the mirror allows the user to target the beam by framing object; it's small 2"x3" size and 1/4" width fits anywhere and, it floats in water.

Available for $12.99. To locate a retailer go to Coghlan's web site at www.coghlans.com

GERMBLOCK

GermBloc Products Will help Keep You Safe

If you touch something that someone else has handled, you are possibly leaving yourself open to germs, that can lead to serious infections - especially if you get scratches or cut. But don't worry, there's lots you can do to protect yourself. Germ Block makes antimicrobial Nanotechnology against bacteria - whether you're enjoying archery or traveling.

The company's hand Sanitizer Lotion is alcohol-free, won't chap or dry hands, provides protection for 3-4 hours and is non-flamable. Germ Bloc's Antimicrobial keeps high-touch areas clean (like bathrooms, water fountains, etc.) clean and bacteria-free, is non-toxic when dry and EPA-approved to provide 90 day protection against bacteria on treated surfaces.

Everthing is packaged in compact sizes, great for your pocket or sports case - and GermBloc's Hand Sanitizer Lotion and Foam is in a non-greasy formula that leaves hands soft and germ-free with protection for 3 to 4 hours. It is also alcohol-free, non-fammable, with 7 moisturizers, 2 vitamins and 6 botanical extracts and antioxidants plus it's made with 98% natural ingredients.

The company's other useful products include Hand & Skin Cream that will repair your hard working hands with its 4 moisturizers, 4 antioxidants, 4 vitamins and 6 botanical extracts --- Hand Repair Creams -- Laundry Rinse - great for creating a germ-free barrier on your clothes; UltraHand Soap, and much more.

For more information on GermBloc products, check web site www.germbloc.com or e-mail at info@geermbloc.com. The address is WillSpeed Technology, 2121 East Plaza Loop, Nampa, ID 83687

SCHOOL PROGRAMS

National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP)

Recent surveys commissioned by the Archery Trade Association to review the National Archery in the Schools Program found that NASP makes a lasting impression on students, inspiring many of them to pursue the sport and improve their views of school and physical education.

After Kentucky launched the two-week introductory program three years ago, NASP rapidly spread nationwide as educators folded it into their physical-education curriculum for grades 4 through 12. The course teaches students the basics o target archery, while introducing them to archery's history and its equipment. By early 2005, the program was part of the physical education curriculum in 260 Kentucky schools, roughly 20 percent of the state's school system. And in March 2005, Florida became the 24th state to launch NASP, with Mississippi expecting to become the 25th in May 2005. The program's director, Roy Grimes of the Kentucky DFWR, is optimistic NASP will soon be in all 50 states.

For more information on the study, "National Archery in the Schools Program Student Survey," contact ArrowSport, an ATA nonprofit foundation at 866-266-2Bow hunting for turkeys has become more popular, with hunters looking for more challenging and exciting ways to take a gobbler. Rick White and Phillip Vanderpool of the Hunter’s Specialties Pro Staff recently offered the following tips for getting started.

STORAGE FOR BOWS

Gun Grabber

The Gun Grabber's New Safe Storage for Bows

Gun Grabber, the maker of the vertical gun holder, has created a product that is ideal for the avid BOW hunter as well.  The Gun Grabber was specifically designed to properly and safely store long guns.  The shotgun/bow model of the Gun Grabber provides an easy, unique, and safe way to store your bow, both in the field and at your home.  This patented product was designed to provide a secure hold on the bow while not harming the finish of the bow.

Constructed from injection molded nylon and injection molded TPE or thermoplastic elastomer, the Gun Grabber provides a durable product with a solid grip, that allows for the quick and easy removal of the bow when the moment of truth is upon you.  This product can be used in treestands and is ideal to use at home in the closet, or at hunting camp to help protect and keep your bow safe.

Initially designed as a safety storage device for shotguns by owner and inventor Rob Scott, he has realized the versatility of his invention for other hunting products like the bow. 'Bowhunters run into the same storage and safety issues that shotgunners and rifle hunters do.  That is why we made a Gun Grabber that was adaptable to the bow.  This product keeps the bow safely and conveniently handy for the bow hunter while in the field and helps to protect the bow while not in use.'

Gun Grabber is available in rifle or shotgun/ bow models and retails for $24.95. 

It is available at sporting goods stores nationwide or conveniently online at www.gungrab.com.

The Gun Grabber is compatible with most bows, with the exception of parallel limb bows, however, due to the vast differences in bow construction, bows should be tested at ground level during daylight hours to determine the best way to mount the Gun Grabber.  The bracket should be mounted at an approximate 45ßê angle to grip the bow limb.  The Gun Grabber will also hold bows between the top bow limb and the cables and strings.

For more information on the Gun Grabber write to PO Box 888 Magnolia, AR 71754, call toll-free 1.877.486.4722, or visit web site www.gungrab.com

MTM

MTM CASE-GARD Has a New & Improved Arrow Case

The Arrow Plus Case has been retooled with smooth, rounded corners and strong snapping latches. This case keeps up to 36 arrows fully protected for travel. It's new modern design with four accessory compartments is sure to please. In addition, the notched foam padding secures up to 36 arrows; it comes with a large comfortable handle with built-in broadhead wrench; has strong snapping latches, and is lockable. You also have a choice of colors: Black or Clear-Smoke. The MSRP is $29.95.

RAGE

The New Ghost Quiver Is All The Rage

The surprise introduction of the extremely lightweight, ultra-low-profile, multi-positional GHOST Quiver at the Archery Trade Association Show created a reaction quite the opposite of the silence it promises to bring to the hunting woods. The show was buzzing with talk of the slick new quiver and its deadly quiet Coffin Lock design. Specifically designed to securely hold five Rage-broadhead-tipped arrows, the GHOST is the first purpose-designed quiver to provide the ultimate piece of mind for the ever-growing expandable-broadhead-shooting crowd.

The GHOST Quiver features a faceted skeletal hood and transparent windows for easy viewing of your broadheads. There's no foam to interfere with your broadheads or trap blade-ruining moisture in this design. Rather, a 2-mm thick aliphatic urethane rubberized interior secures the broadhead tips, keeping the blades sharp and locked at all times. MuffleGrip over-molding on the hood and dual shaft grippers silence sound and deaden vibration, while holding arrow shafts firmly in place and allowing simple and quiet arrow removal.

When mounted, the ultra-low-profile GHOST Quiver adds no more than 2 inches to the width of your bow, providing for easier maneuverability in the woods. Branches and brush stand very little chance of hanging up on the GHOST as you move to and around in your stand. And tipping the scales at a mere 9 ounces, the GHOST is barely noticeable attached to your bow, minimizing its affect on balance.

The new proprietary Coffin Lock cam system securely locks the quiver in place by way of an ingenious coffin-shaped taper on the dovetailed interlock. The genius of this design is that it allows users to safely, quickly and intuitively remove or attach the GHOST Quiver, even in complete darkness. To ensure that this quiver fits everyone‚s ideal needs, the GHOST is ambidextrous and offers multi-positional mounting, allowing archers to customize the quiver alignment˜up or down, fore or aft, canted or vertical˜to best fit their individual preferences.

The Ghost Quiver is Rage-tested and Rage-approved, and it will be available at retailers this spring for $99.99.

For more information, visit www.ghostquiver.com.

SAFETY PRODUCTS

GermBloc Products Will help Keep You Safe

If you touch something that someone else has handled, you are possibly leaving yourself open to germs, that can lead to serious infections - especially if you get scratches or cut. But don't worry, there's lots you can do to protect yourself. Germ Block makes antimicrobial Nanotechnology against bacteria - whether you're enjoying archery or traveling.

The company's hand Sanitizer Lotion is alcohol-free, won't chap or dry hands, provides protection for 3-4 hours and is non-flamable. Germ Bloc's Antimicrobial keeps high-touch areas clean (like bathrooms, water fountains, etc.) clean and bacteria-free, is non-toxic when dry and EPA-approved to provide 90 day protection against bacteria on treated surfaces.

Everthing is packaged in compact sizes, great for your pocket or sports case - and GermBloc's Hand Sanitizer Lotion and Foam is in a non-greasy formula that leaves hands soft and germ-free with protection for 3 to 4 hours. It is also alcohol-free, non-fammable, with 7 moisturizers, 2 vitamins and 6 botanical extracts and antioxidants plus it's made with 98% natural ingredients.

The company's other useful products include Hand & Skin Cream that will repair your hard working hands with its 4 moisturizers, 4 antioxidants, 4 vitamins and 6 botanical extracts --- Hand Repair Creams -- Laundry Rinse - great for creating a germ-free barrier on your clothes; UltraHand Soap, and much more.

For more information on GermBloc products, check web site www.germbloc.com or e-mail at info@geermbloc.com. The address is WillSpeed Technology, 2121 East Plaza Loop, Nampa, ID 83687

SUNSCREENS

Coppertone Sunscreens

Coppertone Sunscreens Will Protect You from the Sun's Harmful Rays

Today, melanoma cases are on the increase - and is one of the major & deadliest Cancer killers. Be safe, apply sunscreen frequently, and stay out of the sun during peak hours. Coppertone makes various sunscreens to choose from depending on your outdoor activities and preferences, as follows:

Coppertone Sport AccuSpray Sunscreen

The company's Coppertone Sport AccuSpray Sunscreen is available in SPF 15, 30, 50, and 70 6 oz. continuous spray, and has a unique, patented technology that delivers a continuous spray you can control. Coppertone Sport sunscreens stay on strong when you sweat so they won't run into eyes and sting, while protecting skin during vigorous outdoor exercise. This first-to-market innovation from the #1 sport sunscreen brand provides an improved delivery solution designed to help reduce mess and waste through targeted sunscreen application.

According to the company, it is:

-- The only sunscreen product line with patented accurate spray technology

-- Continuous Spray Sunscreen you can control

-- High performance, durable formulas

-- Controlled application designed to reduce waste and mess

-- Stays on strong when you sweat; won't run into eyes ad sting

-- Water resistant (80 minutes)

-- Photostable, broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection

It is available nationwide at food, drug and most internet retailers for the suggested retail price of $9.99.

Coppertone Sport Lip Balm SPF 30

This lip balm worked great while I was kayaking, feels good on my lips and does the job.

It is a convenient new lip offering from the #1 sport sunscreen brand and helps smooth and soften lips while providing broad spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays.

It is portable; photostable, broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection; and water resistant (80 minutes).

Coppertone Sport Lip Balm SPF 30 is available in 15 oz., and available nationwide at food, drug, mass and internet retailers for the suggested retail price of $2.99.

Coppertone Sport Sunscreen Lotion

Available in SPF 30, 50, 80 and 100+. I especially liked the feel of this lotion which protected my skin during my kayaking with bright sun shining down. It didn't run into my eyes or sting and offered, according to the manufacturer, broad spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays and helped fortify skin's natural defenses by replenishing the antioxidants depleted during sun exposure.

It is water resistant for 80 minutes; photostable, broad spectrum, UVA/UVB protection, is enriched with replenishing antioxidants to help fortify skin's natural defenses and has a no slip grip.

Note: All Coppertone lotions and sprays with an SPF 15 or greater in stores today already meet the newly announced 2012 standard for 'broad spectrum' protection.

This product is available in SPF 30 and 50 in 8 oz. lotions; SPF 80 in 6 oz. lotion; and SPF 100+ in 4 oz. lotion. It is available nationwide at food, drug, mass and Internet retailers at a suggested retail price of $9.99.

Coppertone Sport Sunscreen Stick SPF 55

The sunscreen in this stick stays on when you sweat and protects skin during outdoor activities year-round. It also offers broad spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays which can cause sun damage and burning.

It is water resistant for 80 minutes; is portable; photostable, broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection and specially formulated to provide spot protection for sun exposed areas like the ears, nose and face.

Available in 0.6 oz, at nationwide food, drug mass and Internet retailers at the suggested retail price of $5.49.

Perfective Ceuticals

Perfective Ceuticals' Ultra-light Sunscreen SPR 40 with Titanium Dioxide Not Only Protects Skin, It Improves Appearance

No doubt you've read or heard from your physician how important it is to protect against skin damage - especially when you're out in the field practicing archery. Perhaps you don't use a sunblock thinking it's cloudy out? Wrong. You can get severe skin damage even when the sun isn't shining. Thankfully, Perfective Ceuticals has introduced its Ultra-light Sunscreen SPF 40 with Titanium Dioxide.

This proprietary formula, developed by Perfetive Ceuticals with the help of biochemists and doctors, not only provides protection against UVA and UVB rays, but it improves the texture and appearance of skin the more it's used, according to the company. Perfect to wear alone, over daily moisturizer or as an invisible makeup primer, this sunscreen can help reduce the size of noticeable pores.

Its beneficial ingredients inclufe:

-- Titanium Dioxide: An earth mineral used in sunscreens. Capable of creating a physical barrier to block both UVA and UVB

-- Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract: An herb used as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-irritant.

-- Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate: A form of Vitamin C Ester. Works as a powerful antioxidant to prevent cellular aging by inhibiting the cross-linking collagen, oxidation of proteins and lipid percutaneous absorption and stability.

-- Prunus Yedoensis Leaf Extract: Has positive effects on improvement of noticeable pores, and improvement of skin elasticity.

Using an exclusive ultra-light technology, Perfective Ceuticals' Ultra-light Sunscreen SPF 40 with Titanium Dioxide glides on smoothly leaving the skin with a soft, non-grasy finish. It is non-comedogenic and fragrance-free.

This product retails for $36. For more details and to purchase, go to web site www.perfectiveceuticals.com.

About Perfective Ceuticals:

Perfective Ceuticals is allied with renowned biochemists, medical specialists and doctors in developing the finest and most advanced formulas to provide comprehensive solutions targeting the aspects of skin aging. The company addresses the importance of complimenting cutting edge science with naturally derived ingredients and century old methods that have proven results.

TARGETS

Birchwood Casey Targets

Birchwood Casey® brings their target making expertise to the world of archery with their Eze-Scorer(TM) line of targets.

Eze-Scorer Archery Targets are non-reactive paper targets that can be easily mounted on any proper archery backstop, giving shooters precise aiming points during practice sessions. Two-sided 17.75" versions are available with a single bulls eye in color on one side and three color bulls eyes on the other, or a single blue bulls eye on one side and five blue bulls eyes on the back. A 23"x35" photographic whitetail deer target is also available with the vital area marked on the target.

The 17.75" Eze-Scorer Archery Targets are available in packs of five for $5.00,
or in multiples of 100 for $.50 per target. The 23"x35" whitetail deer target comes
in packs of two for $5.00, or in multiples of 100 for $.50 per target.

Visit the Birchwood Casey website at www.birchwoodcasey.com , write to 7887 Fuller Road, Ste. 100, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 or call 800-746-6862 for more information.

Black Hole Targets

Black Hole Introduces an Affordable Four-Sided Crossbow Target

Building on the popularity of crossbow shooting and taking technology and design cues from its current lineup of four-sided, wrapped, open-layer targets, Black Hole has introduced the new price competitive-yet-durable Crossbow target. The front and back of the Crossbow target can stop broadheads and field tips, and field tips can be used on the woven poly-wrapped sides.

This new Black Hole Crossbow target features the patented friction-layered design that allows the bolts to enter between open layers of friction foam. Rated to stop bolts travelling in excess of 400 feet per second, the Black Hole Crossbow target uses the heat and friction generated from penetration to solidly grab and stop bolts. In just a few seconds, the heat dissipates, and the bolt releases, allowing for easy one-handed removal.

Measuring 16 inches by 16 inches by 14 inches, the new Black Hole Crossbow target offers high-contrast graphics that aid in the visibility for shooting longer distances, which is especially important when shooting a crossbow. This new target also offers multiple offset aiming spots for extended target life.

The Black Hole Crossbow is competitively priced at $69.99. With no MAP (minimum advertised pricing), dealers have more flexibility in promoting and selling this new target.

Headquartered in Superior, Wis., Black Hole is a wholly owned subsidiary of FeraDyne Outdoors. The products are proudly made in the U.S.A. For more information on Black Hole visit www.blackholetarget.com; write to 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880; or call 866-387-9307.

FIELD LOGIC INC..

New Blockâ Fusions Takes Archery Targets to a New Level

Field Logic, the maker of the award-winning BLOCK˙ 4x4 target has taken archery targets to a new level - BLOCKâ FUSIONä. This new target takes all the award winning qualities of the 4x4 and incorporates unique new features that take this new target to an unprecedented level.

The BLOCKâ Fusion brings a proprietary new feature, Polyfusionä technology that molecularly fuses polyurethane and polyethylene together to create the most advanced archery target on the market. This new proprietary Polyfusion technology has eliminated the need for internal banding. This also increases ease of arrow removal by 50 percent over other Block targets. That means less shooter fatigue and more time to shoot!

The Blockâ Fusionä will feature the new Blockâ Game Face on two of the four shooting sides. This new feature offers archers six game species (elk, deer, moose, pronghorn, bear and turkey) in various sizes, thereby allowing shooting to take place from short and long distances. The other two sides of the Blockâ Fusionä will still offer the popular deer vitals.

Additional upgrades on the new Block Fusion are an internal Grip Pit handle that is designed right in the target. This makes the Blockâ Fusionä easier to handle and move from place to place.

The new Block Fusion is available in four sizes:

Block Fusionä F-16, 16x12x16 , 12 lbs $94.99
Block Fusionä F-18, 18x12x18, 19 lbs $139.99
Block Fusionä F-21, 21x18x21, 25 lbs, $159.99
Block Fusionä F-24, 24x21x24, 35 lbs $239.99

Block Fusion targets offer 50% easier arrow removal than any Block ever and 2x the target life of any Block ever! What more could any archer ask for?

The New Block Fusion is available now at retailers nationwide. For additional information on the new revolutionary target, visit the Field Logic web site at www.fieldlogic.com.

Field Logic, Inc., the maker of the BLOCK Fusion, The Block® Game Face, The GlenDel˙ Buck and The GlenDel® Full Rut and the leader in state-of-the-art archery targets and hunting accessories, is headquartered in Superior, Wisconsin. For additional information on Field Logic please write to 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880, call toll-free 1-800-282-4868 or visit the interactive Web site at www.fieldlogic.com.

Field Logic Inc's Block 4x4 Continues to Set the Standard in Archery Targets

Since the Company's initial introduction of layered foam targets in 1997, The Block® target has been a favorite target of serious archery enthusiasts around the world. The Block 4x4˙ continues the tradition of providing increased usability in a high quality target. The revolutionary Layer Trap˙ technology used in the Block 4x4 target provides archery shooters with all of the advantages of an open layered with the addition of four-sided shooting!

Patented Friction Foam fills the inside of the BLOCK 4x4 while the outside offers the revolutionary Posi LOCK Compression System. This proprietary combination provides an unprecedented degree of durability that tolerates shot after shot without allowing arrow pass thru, and arrow removal is easier than with traditional foam targets. The open, unglued layers of friction foam on the inside of the target stop the arrows with friction not force. Even the fastest arrows can't escape the efficient stopping power of the Block 4x4, regardless of whether you are shooting field tips, broadheads or expandables.

Users of the BLOCK 4x4 can consistently practice with both field tips and broadheads without worrying about target failure. Additionally, the target design on the sides simulates four different situations and allows shooters to practice diverse shot angles. The four different target images include the original BLOCK five-spot, a four diamond layout (located opposite of the five-spot), a deer silhouette with anatomically correct vitals and a deer silhouette with vitals that are condensed to imitate the shot placement angle from a treestand.

Available in three sizes, The BLOCK 4x4 Portable measures 18x18x16 ,the BLOCK 4x4 Pro measures in at 21x21x16and the BLOCK 4x4 Pup which is 16x16x12; they are available at sporting good stores nationwide.

Field Logic, Inc., the maker of the BLOCK 4x4˙, The Block® The GlenDel˙ Buck and The GlenDel® Full Rut and the leader in state-of-the-art archery targets and hunting accessories, is headquartered in Superior, Wisconsin. For additional information on Field Logic please write to 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880, call toll-free 1-800-282-4868 or visit the interactive Web site at www.fieldlogic.com.

They are available at sporting good stores nationwide or conveniently online at www.blocktargets.com.

Field Logic, Inc., the leader in state-of-the-art archery targets and hunting accessories, is headquartered in Superior, Wisconsin.  For additional information on Field Logic write to 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880. Call toll-free 1-800-282-4868 or visit the interactive web site at www.fieldlogic.com 

Field Logic, Inc. New Block Crossbow Target Available

It is safe to say that both the popularity in crossbow and its advancements over the past years have been significant. New materials, strings, sights and advanced designs have made the newer crossbows easier to use and more effective than ever. However, to hone in your skills during and off season, a specially designed target will maximize the targets life. Crossbow bolts penetrate with the same force as a traditional arrow, but due to the shorter length they will travel deeper into the target. Therefore, specially designed targets will insure long target life and maximum stopping power.

The Block is pleased to address this issue with its new Crossbow target, specially designed of orange high density foam to eliminate the issues associated with the penetration of crossbow arrows. This new Crossbow target measures 20"x20"x14" and weighs only 23 pounds.

Until now crossbow archers have had a difficult time with targets withstanding the impact of the crossbow bolt. The new Block Crossbow has been specially designed with a special extra-high density version of the patented Friction Foam that has made The Block the most popular archery target on the market. Arrow removal is easy with this new target ˆ simply twist or rock the bolt or arrow gently back and forth to break the bond that is formed with the Friction Foam. It is that easy.

The Block Crossbow is available at retailers nationwide and online at www.fieldlogic.com. The suggested retail price of The Block Crossbow is $109.99.

Field Logic, Inc., the leader in state-of-the-art archery targets and hunting accessories, is headquartered in Superior, Wisconsin. For additional information on Field Logic write to 101 Main Street, Superior, WI 54880, call toll-free 1-800-282-4868 or visit the interactive Web site at www.fieldlogic.com

Field Logic's Hurricane Bag Targets Stops Them Cold With The Crossbolt Stop Crossbow Discharge Target

Crossbow hunting has surged enormously in popularity as an ever-growing number of states have accepted crossbows as a legal and practical means of taking game. In response, Hurricane Bag Targets has introduced its new Crossbolt Stop to safely and effectively discharge the energy stored in a drawn crossbow after the hunt. This lightweight, portable 12x12x12 bag target is perfect to set up inconspicuously near a treestand to discharge the crossbow before climbing down. Likewise, it‚s an ideal means for still hunters to discharge a bolt before gear stowage in a vehicle.

With its new Tri-Core Technology and its high-contrast, hi-visibility Hurricane Eye aiming point, the Crossbolt Stop is unrivaled for its durability and performance. A heavy-duty handle on top makes carrying the Crossbolt Stop to your favorite treestand easy. With a pair of grommets securely fastened to the target‚s top, a hunter can easily attach it to a low hanging tree branch 20 or 30 yards from a stand˜well away from the game traffic lanes˜in order to safely discharge a crossbow before exiting an elevated stand after the hunt has ended.

Safety, being paramount in any hunting expedition, dictates that a hunter should not climb any object with a loaded weapon in tow, and crossbow hunting is no exception, especially considering the enormous amount of energy stored in your crossbow‚s limbs. Bringing Hurricane‚s new Crossbolt Stop into the field will help you discharge that energy in a safe and controlled manner.

With a suggested retail price $29.99, a crossbow hunter can't afford to hunt without the Crossbolt Stop. Check your favorite sporting goods store or go to web site www.fieldlogic.com; or www.hurricanebagtargets.com.

HURRICANE BAG TARGETS

Expandable Hurricane™ Bag Targets Are Taking the Archery Market by Storm

Hurricane Bag Targets now offers a unique line of expandable Storm targets that make it even easier for bowhunters to take their high performance targets anywhere they want. The new Storm targets feature the exclusive C.P.E. (Compressible, Packable, Expandable) technology. Storm targets come from the factory vacuumed sealed, and when you are ready to shoot, simply open the bag, shake it several times until it fully expands, stake it, and begin shooting. Every 50 shots or so, re-shake the bag to ensure consistent stopping power.

While portable and lightweight, the new Storm target is extremely durable and is designed to stop field-tipped arrows and crossbow bolts shot at up to 400 fps. Like all Hurricane targets, arrow removal is simple and can be done with just one hand. When finished, you can simply leave it as is or recompress the target with a vacuum and a vacuum storage bag for easy transport and storage.

The Storm targets are available in two models: the Storm measuring 20x24x10 inches and the Storm Super Cell measuring 25x25x12 inches. The targets can be compressed down in a commonly available vacuum storage bag to 4 inches and 4 1/2 inches thick, respectively. The Storm weighs approximately 15 lbs., and the Storm Super Cell is approximately 25 pounds.

The Storm targets have heavy-duty handles on top that make for easy portability, and they come with stakes to keep them securely positioned. The high-contrast Hurricane aiming points makes it easy to see at various distances, and the large bulls-eye target on the front and the offset shooting zones on the back of the target ensure a longer target life. The new Storm Targets are available at retailers nationwide with a suggested retail price of $34.99 for the Storm and $44.99 for the Storm Super Cell.

Headquartered in Superior, Wis., Hurricane Bag Targets is a wholly owned subsidiary of FeraDyne Outdoors, LLC. Proudly made in the U.S.A., Hurricane targets include the Hurricane H-20, H-25 and H-28, Crossbow, Category 1 and Crossbolt Stop. Hurricane BagTargets is headquartered at 101 Main Street, Superior, WI. For more information, visit www.hurricanebagtarget.com, or call 866-387-9307.

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