AVIAN-X: Hit the Snooze Button

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       GO AHEAD…HIT THE SNOOZE BUTTON NEW X-STAND FROM AVIAN-X HELPS WATERFOWL FIELD HUNTERS SET AND PICK UP DECOY SPREADS FASTER THAN EVER   Port Clinton, OH (June 23, 2017) – The field has been scouted; permission is obtained. The birds have been patterned and a train wreck hunt is all but guaranteed. Phone calls are made and logistics discussed. The number one question? “What time do we meet?” It’s a drill that occurs countless times each waterfowl-hunting season. There are many tasks and details to attend to, not the least of which is setting up … Continue reading AVIAN-X: Hit the Snooze Button

Florida Red Snapper Season Closes in State Waters July 11 6-2-2016

The 2016 recreational red snapper season in Gulf of Mexico state waters closes July 11, with the last day of harvest being July 10. The season will reopen Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in September and October, and on Labor Day. This season will help maintain fishing opportunities for recreational anglers in state waters and provide additional fall weekend fishing days. The private recreational angler red snapper season in Gulf federal waters ran June 1-9 and was extended two days due to Tropical Storm Colin, closing June 12. The federally-permitted charter boat and head ­boat season for federal waters will run … Continue reading Florida Red Snapper Season Closes in State Waters July 11 6-2-2016

Grand River Wildlife Area Acreage Grows Thanks to Successful Partnership 5-20-2016

Grand River Wildlife Area Acreage Grows Thanks to Successful Partnership AKRON- OH – Thanks to generous donations from the Trumbull County Federation of Sportsman’s Clubs, the Northern Ohio Chapter of theAmerican Woodcock Society, the National Wild Turkey Federation, and the Mosquito Creek Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited, a total of 21.43 acres of land adjacent to Grand River Wildlife Area (GRWA) was recently purchased according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The four partner organizations to the ODNR Division of Wildlife fully covered 25% (over $8,000) of the land acquisition costs. The remaining 75% of the purchase price was … Continue reading Grand River Wildlife Area Acreage Grows Thanks to Successful Partnership 5-20-2016

Whitetails Unlimited Provides $75,000 in NASP Grants 5-23-2015

During the past fiscal year Whitetails Unlimited provided more than $75,000 in grant funding to school systems for the National Archery in the Schools Program. In addition, WTU became a scholarship sponsor for the NASP National 3-D Tournament held in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month. Whitetails Unlimited has been a steadfast supporter of NASP over the last decade, and the number of WTU grants has steadily increased over that time. WTU President Jeff Schinkten attended the 3-D tournament and had the opportunity to once again spend some time with Roy Grimes, CEO and president of NASP. During the conversation, Roy … Continue reading Whitetails Unlimited Provides $75,000 in NASP Grants 5-23-2015

Whitetails Unlimited Offers Incentive for Iowa CWD Samples 12-5-2014

Whitetails Unlimited National Headquarters along with its Northeast Iowa Chapter is offering an incentive to landowners and hunters who cooperate with the Iowa DNR in obtaining samples to test for Chronic Wasting Disease in Allamakee County this hunting season. During the 2013 season, an isolated case of CWD was found in a wild deer harvested south of Harpers Ferry in the Yellowstone River State Forest. The DNR has tested more than 51,000 samples statewide since 2002 and has tested more than 1,100 samples in this immediate area. The 2013 sample was the first positive result in the state. The DNR … Continue reading Whitetails Unlimited Offers Incentive for Iowa CWD Samples 12-5-2014

LCI Derby 31 Huge Success 7-3-2012

LCI Derby 31 Huge Success Colchester, VT – 2012 was a great year for the 31 LCI Father’s Day Derby presented by Yamaha. After battling record-setting lake levels in 2011, this year’s crop of anglers were blessed with warm, sunny weather all weekend. The numbers say it all. 5,762 anglers from 24 states competed for $94,807.78 in cash, $50,925 in boats, and $59,990 in merchandise. One angler traveled 6,368 miles to fish, one walked away with $10,842 in cash, and another with $22,689 cash and prizes. 792 T.E.A.M.s battled it out for one of three Sylvan/Yamaha boat packages valued at … Continue reading LCI Derby 31 Huge Success 7-3-2012

MUCC Conservation Insider 6-29-2012

Click to view this email in a browser June 28, 2012 Visit MSUFCU William”s Gun Sight The rules for the inaugural mentored youth hunt. It”s 2012! Do You Know When Turkey Applications Are Due? (P.S. You already missed it) We”ve all done it — missed out on a deadline for a license application. Well, here”s the solution: A 2012 MUCC 75th Anniversary Calendar. Order your calendar today and help support Michigan”s outdoors. Follow the media coverage of MUCC and its mission. The Source For Michigan Conservation News MUCC Urges DNR To Continue Plans for Change; Group Welcomes New DNR Director … Continue reading MUCC Conservation Insider 6-29-2012

Fishhound’s Product Showcase Produces for Manufacturers Lindy and Aquateko 6-9-2012

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 SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., June 7, 2012 – Manufacturers Lindy Fishing Tackle and Aquateko both report that their participation in Fishhound.com’s Product Showcase and Field Testing Program is producing significant results.  Lindy and Aquateko are just two of the many tackle industry companies that have partnered promotionally with Fishhound to reach the huge number of anglers that form the world’s largest online fishing community.

Fishhound’s Product Showcase allows companies to leverage the promotional power of the Web and the “viral” qualities of social media to instantly reach a massive audience of hardcore fishing enthusiasts. The program also features a field-testing component that puts manufacturers’ products in the hands of Fishhound users so they can experience the performance and report back on the quality to other site users.

“We’ve found that our promotional partnership with Fishhound has positively effected our bottom line already,” said Matt Carufel, Social Media Marketing Manager of Lindy Fishing Tackle.  “Since starting up with Fishhound, we have noticed an increase in website traffic, customer inquiries and significant growth in our Facebook audience.  Unlike traditional forms of advertising, we don’t have to wonder whether we’re getting a worthwhile return on our investment; we can actually see measurable results and they’re greater than our initial investment.”

Aquateko’s President, Keith Kessler is also extremely pleased with the results his company is receiving from participating in Fishhound’s Product Showcase. “Our Flouro-Clear InvisaSwivels and Knot2Kinky leaders are unique and innovative products. The challenge is educating anglers on the many uses and benefits.  By partnering with Fishhound, we’re able to communicate the advantages, get our products in the hands of serious anglers and create a tremendous amount of consumer interest.” Continue reading “Fishhound’s Product Showcase Produces for Manufacturers Lindy and Aquateko 6-9-2012″

U.S. Open Matchfishing Championship Opens Today 6-8-2012

U.S. Open Matchfishing Championship Opens Today Elkhart, Ind., – The United States Freshwater Fishing Federation (USF3) is hosting the U.S. Open Matchfishing Championship on June 8-10 at McNaughton Park. Match anglers from across the country will vie for six spots on Team USA. Team USA will compete at the 2013 World Fishing Championship in Poland. “We have a talented pool of anglers competing at this year’s U.S. Open,” U.S. Matchfishing Program Director Attila Agh said. “Two-time Hungarian National Champion and Team USA Coach Ferenc Gyulai will fish the event, not to mention last year’s U.S. Open Champion, Gabor Szendi.” In … Continue reading U.S. Open Matchfishing Championship Opens Today 6-8-2012

Tremendous Fish…Monster Total Weight… Magnificent Finish 6-7-2012

Tremendous Fish…Monster Total Weight…Magnificent Finish The 2012 Spring TOKS Contest was a huge success, producing record numbers of common and mirror carp from anglers all over the world. One record in particular that has the TOKS Staff buzzing is the impressive total weight of 4,684.06 lbs / 2,129.26 kgs generated by the TOKS entrants. Tournament Director Ken Keene says, “it’s very exciting to see the growing numbers produced by the TOKS entrants and we’re very proud to see much of the activity is in fact coming out of the United States.” There was also an impressive number of fish landed … Continue reading Tremendous Fish…Monster Total Weight… Magnificent Finish 6-7-2012