Professional Outdoor Media Association Executive Director to Move on to New Adventures

Last May I joined our Executive Director, Kevin Orthman, in an adventurous search for a future Professional Outdoor Media Association(POMA) conference site. We met up in South Dakota where we partook in a contest called the Amazing Rush. Now my friend and his family are headed overseas for a new adventure and we’re in search …

Elk Herd Management and Archery Hunting in Colorado

I've been sharing a lot of information about wildlife management in Colorado and specifically about the decline of our elk populations in the southern part of the state. At the January Commission meeting, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) agreed on limiting archery hunting licenses in a number of hunting units. This decision was made …

Long-Distance Precision Muzzleloader the Paramount by CVA

I've been sharing a little about my time decompressing after SHOT Show, but I know that what you really want to know about are the guns. I'll start sharing a few of my favorites as I find time. https://youtu.be/O0RWUHPIYy0 I'd done very good with the write every day challenge up until my decompressing time after …

Taking a Look at America’s History – Gold King Mine Ghost Town

On our way home from Art of the Cowgirl we decided to take a detour off the beaten path to explore the historic town of Jerome, Az. After heading up the hills and out of the Prescott Valley we topped out to the magnificent view of the valley below and then took a turn right …

Decompressing and Horsing Around Post SHOT Show

The past two days I’ve had a bit of after SHOT Show fun. I met Lea somewhere in the middle of the desert, and we headed directly to the Art of the Cowgirl event in Gilbert, Arizona. The ranchy event is a nice change of scenery after being cooped up in smoke-filled casinos for nearly …

Wolf Ballot Initiative Preys on Taxpayers

Colorado Wolf Ballot Initiative Preys on Elk, Hunting, Taxpayers LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Colorado’s economy, elk population, conservation funding, hunting industry and resident taxpayer dollars are in the crosshairs. An environmental extremist-driven ballot initiative aims to force an introduction of wolves onto the Colorado landscape even though Colorado Parks and Wildlife confirmed a natural migrating, …

HotShotz an Unusual Favorite at SHOT Show

If you've been following along this week you'll know that I wasn't afforded much time to look around on the show floor. However, I did find an interesting product in the new products area. I think you'll like it. HotShotz Reusable Heat Packs Think of something like Hot Hands but better. HotShotz heat packs are …

Wolves in Colorado RMEF Begins Education Campaign

Day two of SHOT Show included networking, press conferences and other appointments. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) provided the highlight of the day with a presentation about their affiliation with an organization in Colorado (Coloradans Protecting Wildlife) that is working to defeat the recently introduces wolves in Colorado ballot initiative. RMEF presented the beginning of …

Pro-Gun DC Project Heads to States TAKE ACTION NOW | Colorado

Today at SHOT Show the DC Project announced that it is expanding beyond what we do in Washington to the state level with 50 new chapters. There is an urgency to develop broader efforts where we can dispel the untruthful myths about gun owners and educate people and legislators about how gun control policies have …