Press Releases

Focus of May 13 Outdoor News Radio Show: Minnesota Fishing Opener!

Outdoor News Radio Hosted by Rob Drieslein

Outdoor News Inc, is well known as a sporting enthusiast’s mainstay for outdoor related publications delivered across seven Great Lake states, but the weekly Outdoor News Radio show is likely the best kept secret in the greater Minnesota region. The May 13 broadcast will change that, with a focus on the 2017 Minnesota Fishing Opener featuring top walleye tips from…

Classic Bass Champions Tour announces Skeeter Boat Center sponsorship

ZIMMERMAN, Minn. — Classic Bass, a provider of bass tournament angler informative, current information, and presenter of the new Champions Tour bass tournaments, has announced that Skeeter Boat Center will be a sponsor of the Champions Tour during the 2017 season. Classic Bass aims to provide bass fisherman with beneficial and current bass fishing information, which now will be boosted by the…

Pete Brownell elected president of National Rifle Association

Pete Brownell of Montezuma, Iowa, was elected by the National Rifle Association Board of Directors as president May 1 following the 146th NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits in Atlanta. An NRA life member, Brownell is the chief executive officer of his longtime family-owned firearm and firearm accessory retailer, Brownells. He brings a record of leadership, a passion for the outdoors and shooting…

Record visitations at national parks generate billions of dollars in 2016

Isle Royale National Park in remote Michigan. (National Park Service)WASHINGTON – National park visitation generated $34.9 billion for the U.S. economy in 2016, a $2.9 billion increase from 2015, and supported 318,000 jobs, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced today. The 2016 National Park Visitor Spending Effects report is available here. “A record-breaking 331 million visitors came to parks like…

New world-record animals highlight Pope and Young Club’s 30th biennial convention

(Pope and Young Club photos) Pope and Young Club world records were on display at the club’s 30th biennial convention earlier this month in St. Louis, Mo. The three-day celebration, held every two years, is where the club honors the top big-game animals taken in North America over the previous two years and recognizes new bowhunting world-record animals. The four new records: Typical…

Harling named director of Hunting Heritage Programs at NWTF

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Becky Humphries, new CEO of the National Wild Turkey Federation, recently announced Mandy Harling as the director of Hunting Heritage Programs. In her new role, Harling will supervise the staff and programming for hunting heritage, the NWTF Winchester Museum and education and outreach on the NWTF’s Hunting Heritage Center in Edgefield. Since being name the acting director last year, Harling…

NWTF Gobble Map app upgraded

(NWTF image)EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation Gobble Map app has been improved and is ready for the 2017 spring turkey seasons, according to the NWTF. The “turkey hunter toolkit” app is free on both Android and Apple devices. Users of the NWTF Gobble Map will find a variety of features, including reports of turkey activity in their area, public…

Birchwood Casey chooses Source Outdoor Group for media planning, creative

Birchwood Casey, makers of shooting targets, firearms cleaning and maintenance supplies, gun refinishing products and firearms cases, has selected Source Outdoor Group of Gainesville, Ga., for media planning and creative work. Birchwood Casey is known for innovative and handy products like the famous Shoot-N-C target line, the company said in a news release. Source Outdoor Group specializes in public relations,…

Cuddeback selects Source Outdoor Group as its marketing firm of record

Cuddeback, manufacturer of trail cameras with the world’s fastest trigger speed, according to the company, has selected Source Outdoor Group of Gainesville, Ga., as its marketing firm.    Source Outdoor Group specializes in public relations, marketing, communications, and media relations in the outdoor and firearms industry. With clients that include some of the biggest names in the outdoor industry, Source Outdoor…