NWTF, Bass Pro Shops' strengthen partnership
Recognizing the importance of preserving our hunting heritage, Bass Pro Shops' president and founder, John L. Morris, of Springfield, Mo., recently agreed to strengthen the partnership between his company and the National Wild Turkey Federation. & quot;Along with our 390,000 members and volunteers, we're working hard towards saving our hunting heritage. We're doing it on many fronts and at all levels., & quot; said Rob Keck, NWTF CEO.
& quot;Bass Pro Shops is a strong partner to the NWTF and we hope to continue the success we've had with them in establishing our heritage for generations to come. & quot;
As part of the agreement, Bass Pro Shops' is sponsoring events through the NWTF outreach programs, such as JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge Ethics and Sportsmanship), Women in the Outdoors and Wheelin' Sportsmen.
Bass Pro will also become a major sponsor for the NWTF's Turkey Shoot and National Convention. For more information about the NWTF or about the partnership agreement with Bass Pro Shops, call 1-800-THE-NWTF or check out the web site at
Prizes galore inWLFA sweepstakes
The Ohio Committee for Wildlife Legislative Fund of American Save Our heritage Sweepstakes has received a number of great prizes to be awarded in late December. Proceeds from the contest will be used to defend hunting, fishing and trapping.
The prize list includes a grand prize -- approximately 25-acres of beautiful woodlands in Washington County. Your own paradise to hunt, fish, trap, hike or for any outdoor activity. Value $15,000.
Other prizes donated include: A Horton Nitro Hunter Crossbow Package and a Horton Max Impact Crossbow. From Horton Manufacturing Company. Value $749 and $499 respectively; A Marlin 1897 NRA Century Limited .22 Cal. Rifle. From the National Rifle Association. Value $900; A Remington 11-87 Premier 12 ga. Shotgun. From Columbiana County Federation of Conservation Clubs, Tom Butch. Value $650; A Stealth X-2 Crossbow. From TenPoint Crossbow Technologies. Value $590; A Browning BPS 12 ga. Shotgun. From Clark Co. Sportsman Club. Value $449; A Hoyt Raptor Carbonite Compound Bow. From Vance's Shooter Supplies. Value $400; Remington 700 BDL .54 cal. In-Line Stainless Steel Muzzleloader. From Eric Shipman, Lakeview Grocery. Value $400; A BRNO Arms .22Mag. Semi-Auto Rifle Model ZKM 611. From Ohio State Trappers Association. Value $400; A Remington 870 Express Combo. From National Wild Turkey Federation, Ohio State Chapter. Value $350; A Remington 870 Youth 20 ga. Deer with Rifled Barrel. From Buckeye Big Buck Club. Value $320; A Mossberg 835 12 ga. From Ducks Unlimited, Geauga Co. Chapter. Value $320; A Remington 870 Express 12 ga. From Whitetails Unlimited, Western Reserve Chapter. Value $280; Penn Spinning Rod & amp; Reel Combo. From Fin-Feather-Fur Outfitters, Mike Goschinski. Value $250; One Year of Unlimited Internet Service. From Outdoors Unlimited ( Value $240.
Drawing for a winner will be held December 28. For additional sweepstakes tickets, write to: Sponsored by the Ohio Committee for The Wildlife Legislative Fund of America, 801 Kingsmill Parkway, Columbus, OH 43229-1137. (614) 888-4868. E-mail:

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