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Jimmy Primos, Chief Operating Officer of Mississippi-based Primos Hunting Calls has agreed to serve on the Archery Trade Association's Board of Directors through March 31, 2020.

BROADHEADS
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 new 3-Blade Chisel broadheads from Rage 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.

GAME CALLS
New for 2017, Flextone's Show Stopper Slate and Glass Surface Pot Calls combine ergonomic, positive grip pot designs with proven Flextone sound technology to create two new highly effective calls that are easier to use than ever before.

HUNTING ACCESS
Sportsmen and women now have permanent access to 3,800 acres of National Forest land in central Utah thanks to a collaborative effort between the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Manti-La Sal National Forest, Back Country Horsemen of Utah and Emery County.

HUNTING BLINDS
Advantage Whitetail blinds are sturdy, hard-sided blinds that can be placed on the ground or in an elevated position, depending on what works best for the terrain.

INDUSTRY
In a continuation of its support of the Scholastic 3-D Archery program, Bear Archery has presented S3DA with a $50,000 for scholarships to help promote archery and bowhunting.
Guidefitter, an online hub for guided hunting and fishing adventures, has announced Gray Loon Marketing Group as its media relations agency of record, effective immediately.
HAWK Group has hired hunting sporting goods industry veteran Jason Fuller as Chief Operating Officer.
Outdoor Sportsman Group Networks announced the addition of Senior Publicist Erin Erickson to its communications team. Erickson will report to Vice President of Communications, Tom Caraccioli.

INTERNATIONAL
USA Archery has announced the U.S. World Archery 3D Championships Team Trials will be a standalone event preceding the Archery Shooter's Association's (ASA) Mathews Illinois Pro/Am in Metropolis, Ill. June 22-23.

NASP
With the sound of the starting whistle, hundreds of arrows zipped toward their targets at the annual National Archery in the Schools (NASP) State Championship held in Montgomery, Ala., on Friday, April 7.
Young archers from across South Dakota gathered in Rapid City on April 2, and Yankton on April 7, to claim top honors in the 2017 National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournaments.
Nearly 1,600 students from 83 schools, competed in the 2017 Minnesota State High School Archery Tournament, March 31 to April 1, in Duluth.
Nick Wright, a senior at Spencer High School, is the first Iowa National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) archer to be recruited to continue on in college.
Trigg County High School emerged from the largest field in the 16-year history of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Kentucky state tournament to win the team competition on April 1 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

ONLINE
Visitors to the all-new BarnettCrossbows.com can quickly browse, sort and compare the features of 22 different crossbow models and learn about crossbow technology, design, safety, use, care, accessories and much more.
Gold Tip and Bee Stinger, two of the most trusted names in archery, have each launched new websites that improve the user experience.

PARTNERSHIPS
Lancaster Archery Supply – the world's leading archery supplier – announces it has renewed its partnership with the Pope & Young Club.
Arcus Hunting announces a multi-year exclusive partnership with professional archer Justin Martin, host of "Down South with Justin Martin" on Sportsman Channel to promote Tink's®, Dead Down Wind®, Ramcat Broadheads™, Trophy Taker® and Big Game Butter™.
Obsession Bows, Trophy Taker and Ramcat Broadheads will be the exclusive bow, arrowrest and broadhead for hosts Chad Glauser and Tim DeLarm as Alaska Outdoors TV opens its 9th season on the Outdoor Channel this summer.

PRODUCT ENDORSEMENTS
Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo have 50 combined years of bowhunting experience and have taken countless North American animals during that time — and the common thread that spans all those years and all those successful bowhunts is Beman.

PROMOTIONS
A national outdoor magazine is inviting readers and online viewers to vote for their favorite new hunting products in its annual Readers' Choice Awards. 


RECORDS
The first Pope And Young Club Special Panel was convened during the Club's 30th Biennial Convention in St. Louis, Mo., certifying a World Record typical mule deer taken by Frank Cheeney of Pioche, Nev. in 2016.

STATES
Trophy poachers in New Mexico who kill bighorn sheep, ibex, oryx, Barbary sheep, elk, deer or pronghorn antelope without a license or out of season just for the head or horns face increased fines and jail times if convicted.

TARGETS
Rinehart Targets®, manufacturers of durable and life-like archery targets, releases a new bag-style target specially designed for today's ultra-fast crossbows, handling speeds up to 450 fps.

TELEVISION
From the mountains of Slovenia to the border of Mexico, Sportsman Channel viewers will travel the world during the week of April 17–23.
Outdoor Channel viewers will have exciting programming to enjoy during the week of April 17–23.

TRAIL CAMERAS
With a one-second trigger speed, 24.50m (80-foot) detection range, and 21.50m (70-foot) invisible infrared flash, the Moultrie 3G-900i easily handles all reconnaissance tasks.

WILDLIFE
The Arizona Game and Fish Department took possession of a "kidnapped" deer fawn during a recent traffic stop in Wickenburg.

Apr. 23
Texas Indoor Archery League (TAIL)
Texas Archery Academy, Plano, Tex.
Apr. 27 - Apr. 30
Apr. 28 - Apr. 30
NFAA First Dakota Classic
Yankton, SD
May 5 - May 7
May 12 - May 14
ASA Georgia Pro-Am
Augusta, Ga.
May 19 - May 21
IBO First Leg National Championship Triple Crown
Pipestem Resort State Park, Pipestem, WV
June 2 - June 4
ASA Kentucky Pro-Am
London, Ky.
June 2 - June 4
June 16 - June 18
IBO Second Leg National Championship Triple Crown
Fairfax Rec. Area, Bloomington, Ind.
June 16 - June 18
Total Archery Challenge
Boyne Mountain, Mich.
June 23 - June 25
June 24 - June 26
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