From the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish - Leftover deer, javelina licenses go on sale online at 10 A.M. June 25

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

Santa Fe, New Mexico - Thousands of leftover deer and javelina draw licenses will go on sale online at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 25. To purchase a license, customers will need to log in to their Online License System account at https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/

Licenses will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis to New Mexico residents only for the first 24 hours. The sale will be opened to everyone, regardless of residency, at 10 a.m. June 26

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From the Maryland Department of Natural Resources - DNR Celebrates “Walk Off the War” Veterans as they Hike through Washington Monument State Park

Lt. Col. Chris Bushman, MD Veteran Affairs Secretary Ed Chow, and Christina Holden with Warrior Hikers. Annapolis, Maryland - The Department of Natural Resources’ Maryland Park Service hosted veterans participating in the Warrior Hike Walk Off The War program as they journeyed through Maryland’s portion of the legendary Appalachian Trail on June 12 at Washington Monument State Park. Park staff greeted the hikers with a much-appreciated potluck dinner organized by Christina Holden, Veteran Outreach Manager for the Maryland Park Service. Maryland Veterans Affairs Secretary Edward Chow, park staff and volunteers, and representatives from the Warrior Hike also joined in the celebration.

“On behalf of the entire Department and the State of Maryland, we salute the selfless men and women who protect and serve our country,” said DNR Secretary Joe Gill.  “We are humbled by the opportunity to provide these hikers a warm welcome and much-needed respite as they journey through Maryland along the Appalachian Trail.”

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From the Wyoming Game & Fish DepartmentApplication Process for G&F Hunter Management Area Permission Slips Goes Online - Bison now Included

Wyoming bison hunt goes well Green River, Wyoming - Hunters who have obtained a license in one of the hunt areas where there is also access through the Game and Fish Hunter Management Area (HMA) program can start obtaining permission slips for a number of these areas beginning July 14.

Anyone interested in hunting on a HMA must have a permission slip prior to accessing the area. Some HMAs are limited in the number of permission slips. In areas where permission slips are limited, permission slips are issued either on a first-come, first-serve basis or through a random drawing. The Game and Fish website explains the issuance method for slips in the various HMA areas.

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From USA Shooting - Spain the Gain for Top Junior Shooters at 2014 USA Shooting National Championships

Colorado Springs, Colorado - An invite to Granada, Spain, and the 2014 World Shooting Championships awaits top junior and non-Olympic event competitors at the USA Shooting National Championships (USASNC) for Rifle & Pistol in Fort Benning, Georgia, June 23 – June 29.

With so much on the line, attendance at the home of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) is expected to include 525 starts as athletes gun for World Team selection, National Championship prestige and the honor of being named to USA Shooting’s National or National Junior Team for the top-two finishers.

Winning the National Championships is an important goal of every top-caliber shooter, but in the open-level category, it takes a back seat to the season’s ultimate quest which is World Championships success and potential Olympic qualifying opportunities in Spain... find out more about the USA Shooting National Championships at Fort Benning ...

From the Pennsylvania Game Commission - Ticket discounts await hunters, trappers

Outdoors Night at the Harrisburg Senators promises summertime fun, at a savings.

Outdoors Night at the Harrisburg Senators Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - The fall hunting seasons are a long way off.

So what in the meantime might serve substitute for a string of decoys on the Susquehanna? How about the Akron Rubber Ducks coming to City Island to take on the Harrisburg Senators.

The baseball game to be played Friday, June 20 is part of Outdoors Night at Metro Bank Park, which provides discounted ticket opportunities for licensed Pennsylvania hunters and furtakers, and loads of outdoors-themed activities including archery instruction and shooting simulators.

Outdoors Night is a partnership between the Harrisburg Senators and the Pennsylvania Game Commission. In addition to ticket discounts and festivities, the first 1,000 children ages 12 and under to walk through the Metro Bank Park gates will receive a free Game Commission baseball cap.

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From the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism - Hunters invited to apply for 2014-2015 Special Hunts July 12

Hunters can apply for access to exclusive hunting areas statewide online at ksoutdoors.com

Hunters can apply for access to exclusive Kansas hunting areas statewide online at ksoutdoors.com Pratt, Kansas - The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism invites hunters to apply online for 2014-2015 special hunts for the fall and winter season. Applications can be made as early as July 12 by visiting ksoutdoors.com and clicking “Hunting/Special Hunts Information.” Drawings will take place August 11 for September and October hunts, and September 29 for hunts taking place October through January. 

The special hunting access gained through this program tends to mean a higher quality hunt and potentially greater harvest rates for successful applicants, but just like with any other outdoor activity, nothing is guaranteed.

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From Trijicon - Trijicon World Shooting Championship Adds Junior and Amateur Divisions

2014 Trijicon World Championship

Wixom, Michigan - The Trijicon World Shooting Championship, co-sponsored by the NRA and other industry leading manufacturers, will now offer divisions for both Amateur and Junior level shooters. Effective immediately, registration is available for both newly added divisions.

"The idea here is to offer a less intimidating and expensive experience for up and coming shooters," said Cole McCulloch, Owner and Founder, Peacemaker National Training Range. "Myself and all the sponsors involved believe this inaugural event should be available to the most advanced firearm competitors from around the world, regardless of age or overall access to professional competition."

To be considered for this elite competition, Junior and Amateur participants must be competitive shooters or aspiring professionals capable of handling firearms in a safe, responsible and experienced manner.

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From Aimpoint - Aimpoint launches new Micro T-2 Sight

AIMPOINT LAUNCHES NEW MICRO T-2 SIGHT Chantilly, Virginia - Aimpoint, the originator and world leader in electronic red dot sighting technology, has announced the addition of the new Micro T-2 sight to the company’s professional product line. The Micro T-2 will be available for shipment in September, 2014, and will be offered alongside the company’s existing Micro T-1 product.

Since its introduction in 2007, the Aimpoint Micro sight has become the worldwide standard for compact reflex sights. Law enforcement and military end users have embraced this sight for its compact size, durability, and extremely long battery life.

Product reviews with professional end users identified a series of desired product enhancements that have now been added to this new product... learn more about Aimpoint's new Micro T-2 Sight ...

From GLOCK - Team GLOCK Captain KC Eusebio Bests Five USPSA Grand Masters to Take the USPSA Area 5 Classic.

Team GLOCK Captain KC Eusebio Bests Five USPSA Grand Masters to Take the USPSA Area 5 Classic Barry, IllinoisTeam GLOCK Captain KC Eusebio took first place at the USPSA (United States Practical Shooting Association) Area 5 Championship held at the Pasa Park facility located in Barry, IL.  Taking the Open title by more than 37 points, Eusebio bested five other USPSA Grand Masters to take home the honors.

Eusebio stated, "You have to be tough minded for this match because there are many ways of shooting the stages.  You really had to pay attention, as there were so many options.  It was by far the most challenging match I have shot this year."  

In the Limited Division, Team GLOCK's Tori Nonaka claimed the High Lady honors against her fellow female competitors as the VA based shooter kept her USPSA dominance in tact for the 2014 season.

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