Birchwood Casey Introduces a New Shoot-N-C 17.75 Sight-In Target

From Birchwood Casey - Birchwood Casey Introduces A New Shoot-N-C 17.75 Sight-In Target

Eden Prairie, Minnesota -- Birchwood Casey’s new extra large 17.75” Shoot-N-C® Sight-In Target is perfect for a host of different shooting situations.

The 17.75” Shoot-N-C Sight-In Target works great for handguns, muzzleloaders and long-range rifle shooting – any place a larger target is needed for sighting in. There are five separate aiming points on each target. The target has an overlay of 1 inch squares to make sight adjustments quick and easy.

The Shoot-N-C design produces a bright ring around each bullet hole, making it easy to see where you’re shooting so time at the range is reduced.

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From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Apply now for Minnesota elk hunt

Looking for elk in Minnesota? Then the time to apply is now.Hunters have until June 14 to apply for one of 23 elk licenses offered this year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

The licenses will be available in Kittson County’s central and northeast zones. The Grygla area will be closed to enable that area’s elk population to rebuild to goal levels.

“The number of hunting licenses available reflects the goals of the state’s elk management plan,” said Leslie McInenly, DNR big game program leader. “That plan aims to balance the interest of hunters, landowners and others.”

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From Federal Premium Ammunition - Federal Premium® Ammunition and CCI® Allocate 20 Million Rounds of .22 LR Ammunition for Youth Shooting Sports Programs

Shooting a .22 rifle at an NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge event

Anoka, Minnesota - Federal Premium® Ammunition and sister company CCI® have dedicated 20 million rounds of rimfire ammunition to youth shooting sports programs. The Boy Scouts of America will receive 10 million .22 LR shells, and another 10 million will be sent to other organizations. This product sold at a discounted price will ship directly to the Boys Scouts of America, 4-H Shooting Sports and other qualified youth organizations. The ammunition distribution process was in cooperation with the Youth Shooting Sports Alliance (YSSA). Delivery is expected in May and will help ensure that many camps, shooting programs and trainings can occur over the summer.

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From Birchwood Casey - The New Ground Strike Targets From Birchwood Casey Offer Hours Of Shooting Fun

The new Ground Strike™ Targets from Birchwood Casey® are constructed of a durable self-healing material that will withstand hundreds of shots while still maintaining their original shape.

Three different versions of Ground Strike Targets are available – a Prairie Chuck and an 8” Round Plate, along with a Jack target. The Jack target is designed to be placed on the ground and will bounce around when shot, creating challenging shooting opportunities.

Ground Strike Targets come in Birchwood Casey’s popular chartreuse green and sell for a suggested retail price of $30.00.

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From the Minnesota Department of Natural of Resources - Bear hunt applications available; deadline is Friday, May 3

Minnesota Department of Natural of Resources Applications for Minnesota bear hunting licenses are available beginning Monday, April 1, and will be accepted through Friday, May 3, the Department of Natural of Resources (DNR) said.

A total of 3,750 licenses are available in 11 permit areas. The number of available licenses for 2013 is about 35 percent fewer than the 6,000 licenses available in 2012.

The 2012 bear harvest was 2,604. That was a 22 percent increase from 2011, despite 15 percent fewer bear quota licenses being available. The increase in harvest for 2012 was largely due to ... more on signing up for Minnesota's bear hunting season ...

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Have a hunting or fishing license? Get a special rate on Twins tickets

Minnesota DNR Days with the Twins

Kids and adults who have a 2013 Minnesota hunting or fishing license can buy discounted tickets online to six Minnesota Twins baseball games and receive a free regulation blaze orange Twins logo baseball cap as part of a special promotion with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

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DPMS Zombie and Hunter at the NRA Convention in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri - You never hear the whole story.

Even at the 2012 NRA Convention, where we pushed to release as much intelligence as possible, there were still a few items which failed to reach the wires. Like this one. Of the utmost importance. Critical news. Unreported. Zombies.

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East Bethel, MN -Thank you to NRA Training Counselor Linn Laage for the following report and photo from the 2011 BSA Venturing Muzzleloading Rifle National Championship Postal Match, which was open to all Venture Scouts and Crews.

Venture Scouts from the Northern Star Council in Minnesota

The Northern Star Council Ventures swept the 2011 BSA Venturing Muzzleloading Rifle National Championship Postal Match. The cold Minnesota weather was no problem for these hearty Ventures. The match was held on December 27, 2011 at Beaverbrook Tri-County Sportsmen's Club in East Bethel. The match consisted of five shots at a six-inch target with the "10" ring only one inch in diameter.

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