Potterfields Donate Over $600,000 to Support Youth Shooting Sports

For Release: Upon Receipt Potterfields Donate Over $600,000 to Support Youth Shooting Sports COLUMBIA, MO – July 7, 2017 – Larry and Brenda Potterfield, owners of MidwayUSA, recently donated $617,670 to the MidwayUSA Foundation to benefit youth shooting sports. A large portion of the donation stems from a 2017 matching program administered by the MidwayUSA Foundation and is further proof of the Potterfields’ commitment to provide sustainable financial support to youth shooting sports teams across America. This year, Larry and Brenda have committed to a 2:1 matching program, administered by the MidwayUSA Foundation. The program allows private donors to designate a … Continue reading Potterfields Donate Over $600,000 to Support Youth Shooting Sports

Rubber vs. Felt (again), Thoughts on Beer, Cooking Fish in the Backcountry and More

Email Newsletter Our weekly newsletter includes exclusive content and keeps you up to date on the latest from Hatch Magazine. Rubber vs. felt (again), thoughts on beer, cooking fish in the backcountry, the poster boys of Bears Ears and more 10 years later anglers are still debating rubber vs. felt, beer and fishing, how to smoke fish in the backcountry with nothing but tin foil, public lands perspectives from ground zero, 20 minutes to catch dinner, the angler’s most important trait and a look at Korkers and STLHD’s limited edition boots. Photo of the Week: Seeing It It’s not always … Continue reading Rubber vs. Felt (again), Thoughts on Beer, Cooking Fish in the Backcountry and More

NSSF Thanks U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise for Leadership in Urging Export Control Reform

nssf.org To: ALL MEDIA For immediate release   May 3, 2017 For more information contact: Mike Bazinet 203-426-1320 NSSF Thanks U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise for Leadership in Urging Export Control Reform WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) today publicly thanked U.S. House of Representative Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) for his leadership in urging the State and Commerce Departments to complete Export Control Reforms for the firearms and ammunition industry left unfinished by the Obama administration. The effort involves a bipartisan letter circulated by Rep. Scalise that garnered 145 signatures and requests the departments complete the work … Continue reading NSSF Thanks U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise for Leadership in Urging Export Control Reform

NSSF Spring 2017 Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp Gets Big Thumbs Up

NEWTOWN, Conn. – It started as all such events of this type do, with a group of strangers feeling each other out and wondering if what they brought to the table will make the grade. In the end, the “campers” of NSSF 2017 Spring Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp departed not only as close friends, but also with each knowing their firearms handling skills had improved ten-fold. “I love seeing an event like this come together,” said Tisma Juett, NSSF Manager, Recruitment and Retention. “Everyone wonders at the start if they’re as good as the person standing next to them and … Continue reading NSSF Spring 2017 Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp Gets Big Thumbs Up

Amateur Trapshooting Assoc. Partners with MidwayUSA

The ATA Executive Committee has developed a partnership with the MidwayUSA Foundation to support the ATA’s AIM youth program. Through the MidwayUSA Foundation’s Endowment Programs, funding support is provided to youth shooting teams across the nation, as well as, organizations that share a likeminded mission of growing and sustaining youth shooting sports. The ATA’s newly created endowment will provide long term funding for its AIM youth shooting programs and initiatives. All contributions made to the newly established Amateur Trapshooting Association endowment will be matched by the MidwayUSA Foundation. This matching program is possible because of generous donations from Larry and … Continue reading Amateur Trapshooting Assoc. Partners with MidwayUSA

Senate Passes Outdoor REC Act Which Goes for Presidential Signing

For Immediate Release Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director 703-519-9691, x227 www.asafishing.org Senate Passes Outdoor REC Act Which Goes for Presidential Signing Bill counts outdoor recreation economy as part of U.S. GDP Alexandria, VA – December 1, 2016 – On November 28, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 4665, the Outdoor REC Act, which would instruct the Department of Commerce and federal land management agencies to provide statistics on how the outdoor industry, including recreational fishing and boating, contributes to the U.S. economy. The legislation, which the House passed earlier this month, now goes to the president’s desk for signature.   “The … Continue reading Senate Passes Outdoor REC Act Which Goes for Presidential Signing

Scholastic Clay Target Program Announces National Virtual Match Series

November 14, 2016 |           Scholastic Clay Target Program Announces National Virtual Match Series New for the 2017 shooting season, the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) is offering a National Virtual Match series for all member trap and skeet teams across the country. SCTP coaches will be able to log into the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation’s SHOT data-system and register their athletes for any and all of the “cyber” tournaments. Teams may shoot these virtual competitions each week at their own local gun clubs where practices are normally conducted. Coaches then enter scores into the SHOT … Continue reading Scholastic Clay Target Program Announces National Virtual Match Series

Sportsmen’s Weekly: Pennsylvania Moves Mentored Hunting Bill Forward 7-12-2016

  Sportsmen’s Alliance Official Weekly Newsletter Sportsmen’s Weekly  Brought to you by Brought to you by Follow Follow Contact Pa. Bill for Mentored Hunters Advances to Full Senate Legislation that would allow Pennsylvania middle- and high-school-aged kids to try hunting under the direct control of an experienced mentor has cleared the final committee, allowing the bill to be voted on by the full Senate. House Bill 1452 would extend mentored hunting privileges to kids ages 12 to 17.  Read More Leatherman Backs Alliance with Business Membership Leatherman, the world’s largest manufacturer of high quality multi-tools (Leatherman) and LED lights (LED … Continue reading Sportsmen’s Weekly: Pennsylvania Moves Mentored Hunting Bill Forward 7-12-2016

SSSF Donates to MidwayUSA Foundation Team Endowment 7-8-2016

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation (SSSF) recently donated $791,950 to Team Endowment Accounts at the MidwayUSA Foundation. The donation will benefit 95 teams participating in the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) and Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) across 24 different states. The SSSF provides SCTP and SASP member-teams the opportunity to earn MidwayUSA Foundation Team Endowment Account funds through placements in SSSF-sponsored competitions and by participating in SCTP and SASP fundraising activities benefiting local shooting sports communities. The Team Endowment Account Program at the MidwayUSA Foundation gives a community the ability to financially support a competitive youth shooting sports program … Continue reading SSSF Donates to MidwayUSA Foundation Team Endowment 7-8-2016