Pope and Young, America’s leading bowhunting organization recently honored the Nevada Department of Wildlife with the Pope and Young Conservation Award. This prestigious award is bestowed upon persons or organizations that promote the conservation and wise use of our nation’s natural resources in conjunction with the promotion and preservation of bowhunting and hunting. The award was given during the 2021 Award Ceremonies at the Pope and Young 32nd Biennial Convention in Reno, NV.
Gold Tip, an industry leader in carbon arrows and bolts, is celebrating recent team wins, including taking home two golds at the IBO World Championship (August 5-8 in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania), and gold at the USA Archery Target Nationals and U.S. Open (August 18-21 in Richmond, Virginia). In addition, the Triple Crown awards for all three IBO Men’s Pro classes were won by Gold Tip Shooters this year.
In his Paralympic debut, the Santa Clarita Valley native Kevin Mather won the Paralympic Champion title he’s been manifesting for himself for years.
ASA World Champion! ASA Shooter of the Year! Winner of an unprecedented 5 straight ASA Tournaments! Dan McCarthy simply dominated the 2021 ASA season.

Fort Benning Georgia was the site for the final championship round of the McKenzie ASA Classic Championship where Tim Gillingham added yet more hardware to the trophy case. With a tight race for ‘shooter of the year’ Tim pulled ahead on Friday to secure the honor and then buttoned up this last competition of the 2021 season with a first-place podium.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever have partnered with the United Sorghum Checkoff Program (USCP) to offer conservation cost-share opportunities for sorghum producers in western Kansas. The new sustainability initiative -Sorghum for BIRDS (Building Innovative, Resilient, and Diverse agricultural Systems) - targets low performing acres by offering growers a one-time incentive payment to apply targeted conservation practices in tandem with sorghum production. The Sorghum for BIRDS application period is now open to Kansas producers in a 15-county region.
During this session, Gabriella Hoffman and Michelle Scheuermann will discuss how (and why!) to use Instagram Reels for your business or individual account.
The Tree Stand Safety Awareness Foundation (TSSA) held its 3rd Annual 3D Archery Benefit Shoot at Rub Line Archery Range, in Moneta, Virginia on September 4th. The event helped kick off Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month and included 7 divisions including a crossbow division this year. Funds raised from the event help support TSSA achieve its mission of significantly reducing tree stand incidents through promotion, education, and best practices.

Now through October 31st, Excalibur is giving folks an opportunity to win some epic prizes like a Polaris Ranger XP1000, a filmed TV hunt with North American Whitetail, or a QuietKat Ranger E bike!
Whitetails Unlimited recently awarded a $1,000 grant to the Feeding Texas Hunters for the Hungry program. The program encourages Texas hunters to donate legally harvested deer to their local food pantries to help those in need.
Bowhunting’s Pope and Young organization has honored the Nevada Department of Wildlife with their Pope and Young Conservation Award.
ALPS OutdoorZ, premiere manufacturer of extreme-duty hunting packs and gear for hunters, is pleased to announce the continuing success of the company’s “Save the Lifestyle” initiative and Hunter Mentor program in cooperation with conservation organization partners Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever.
Hoyt, the world-renowned brand in archery and bowhunting, has renewed their Whitetails Unlimited national sponsorship, WTU President Jeff Schinkten has announced
September is Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month. It’s the month most hunters start heading back to the woods to either put up stands or begin hunting. Hunting from a tree stand is a safe and enjoyable way to hunt as long as we follow a few basic safety principles called the ABCs of Tree Stand Safety. Thanks to a concerted effort from across the outdoors and hunting industries, we have seen a significant reduction (40% in the last 4 years of the estimated number of tree stand falls requiring emergency care). However, now is not the time to become complacent.
Dan Small has chosen Wisconsin Lake & Pond Resource (wisconsinlpr.com) for collaboration on the expert’s pond tips segment on Deer Hunt Wisconsin, the award-winning TV special celebrates more than 34 years on the air.
The Murray Road Agency has added Kaelin Campbell, Performance Marketing Manager, to its growing team. Campbell will work out of the company’s Charleston, South Carolina headquarters. Campbell will oversee digital advertising, performance marketing and other related areas for clients. She will also be an integral part of the affiliate marketing team and lean in on strategic account management.
Scholastic 3-D Archery is pleased to announce Dustin Horton as the Tennessee S3DA State Conservation Coordinator. Dustin will work with Robert Dunaway, S3DA National Conservation Outreach Coordinator and Robert Carter, TN S3DA State Coordinator, to provide S3DA teams across the state with outdoor related activities and education centered around conservation.
As the 2021 big game hunting season begins to ramp up, CenterPoint Archery announces their new Wrath™ 430 is now available for crossbow enthusiasts.
The new and improved Fanatic Outdoors Low Down Hunting Seat in Realtree EDGE Camo provides unparalleled comfort and maneuverability in the field.
Outdoor Edge, America’s leading manufacturer of knives and tools for all things outdoors, is pleased to announce the launch of the newly designed website. The website address remains the same, https://www.outdooredge.com/.
As the 2021 big game hunting season begins to ramp up, CenterPoint Archery announces their new Wrath™ 430 is now available for crossbow enthusiasts.
Football season is finally here, and with it comes those much-anticipated tailgate and in-home parties. When it’s your turn to host, you know you’re trying to top anything your buddies can put together. The best way to do that is to bring the heat – and that means Aubrey D. Rebel’s incomparable XXXtra Hot Salsa, Salsa Verde, Queso Hot Cheese Sauce, and all-natural spicy potato chips.



The Archery Trade Association’s search for the next president and CEO has begun. The ATA Board of Directors is looking for someone with an understanding of and commitment to shooting, hunting, conservation, and outdoor recreation as well as ​the role of hunting in wildlife management. The industry is in a position of extreme growth potential and is looking for a leader to provide long-term strategic vision, grow relationships, and increase revenue. The next president and CEO will have the exciting opportunity of becoming a leader in the industry and ​will play part in the growth and success of archery and bowhunting for many years to come.

Interested parties should reach out to careers@archerytrade.org. Please indicate interest in the position by Friday, Sept. 24.

For additional questions, please contact Allison Jasper, senior director of marketing and communications at allisonjasper@archerytrade.org or (507) 233-8136.

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