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NWTF, CAHSS and Mossy Oak talk successful R3 program with SHOT Show media

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NWTF, CAHSS and Mossy Oak talk successful R3 program with SHOT Show media

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The National Wild Turkey Federation, the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports and Mossy Oak held a press conference Tuesday for SHOT Show media discussing successful hunter Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation (R3) programming and the need for continued collaborative efforts to secure the future of conservation funding and our hunting heritage. In just five years of its Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative, the NWTF has recruited or reactivated nearly a million hunters, reaching 65 percent of its 10-year goal of 1.5 million hunters. “While we have a long way to go, we are proud of the...

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Federal Heavyweight TSS

Activities and Exhibits Federal TSS Shotshells Heavyweight TSS Product Tests TSS

Federal Heavyweight TSS

With the introduction of Heavyweight TSS (Tungsten Super Shot) to their turkey loads for 2018, Federal has made a very bold move. No other major shotshell company has ventured into this territory, which has been largely dominated by a relatively small group of hand loaders. You can read about TSS in many places but the features that are most meaningful to the turkey hunter are the weight of the shot, 18 gr/cc, and  the fact that it's harder than steel. Federal will load Heavyweight TSS exclusively in it's premium turkey shells in 2018 and  will no longer load it's 15...

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Best Home Furnishings Sponsors Joey Gase for 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Premier Series

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Best Home Furnishings Sponsors Joey Gase for 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Premier Series

Many of us who hunt and shoot are also NASCAR fans. I was very happy to see this press release from Best Home Furnishings. I hope you find it interesting. "Let's go racing! Best Home Furnishings is proud to sponsor NASCAR driver Joey Gase for the 2017 season. Joey will drive a Best Home Furnishings car for his very first Daytona 500, as well as the Quaker State 400 and the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. Joey races on behalf of Donate Life and in memory of his late mother, who passed away and became an organ donor when...

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California Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of NSSF, SAAMI Suit to Block Enforcement of Microstamping Law

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California Appellate Court Reverses Dismissal of NSSF, SAAMI Suit to Block Enforcement of Microstamping Law

  NEWTOWN, Conn. - A California Appellate Court has reversed the Fresno Superior Court's dismissal of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute (SAAMI) lawsuit seeking an injunction to block enforcement of the state's ammunition microstamping law and remanded the case back to the lower court to hear arguments.   "We are pleased by today's ruling because it means we will now be able to prove in court that this ill-considered law must be enjoined because it is literally impossible to comply with its requirements, and the law never requires the impossible. We...

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NWTF's Thornton Inducted into Legends of the Outdoors HOF

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(left to right) Thornton, NWTF spokesperson Brenda Valentine, Mason. EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Garry Mason's "Legends of the Outdoors" inducted National Wild Turkey Federation CEO George Thornton into its hall of fame in recognition of his dedication to preserving our hunting heritage and furthering conservation efforts. "I have to share my feeling of humility to be among today's group of inductees, as well as all of you who were inducted previously," Thornton said. "I've had the great opportunity to help chart a new course for the NWTF, one that reflected the ever-changing culture of conservation and hunting. And I don't ever...

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