A decline in profit hasn't deterred the company from announcing it will stop selling firearms, hunting gear and associated products at another 125 of its retail stores.
More than 1,100 exhibitors and manufacturers have erected booths at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex for everything from shooting sports equipment and supplies to hunting gear, archery, fishing, ATVs, cabins, trucks, RVs, boats and virtually anything else related to America’s love of the outdoors.
Binoculars have got to be included on any list of required hunting gear. But with some optics running the cost of a good used car, many hunters try to save money by sacrificing quality. No need. This list of optics will deliver the headache-free surveillance capability most hunters require and leave a few bills in your bank account, too.
Shares of Dick’s Sporting Goods dropped by as much as 10 percent this week, according to Reuters.
Having experienced a few hunting situations that required fast shots on uncooperative four-legged targets—including firing an AR from a fast-angling helicopter on fleeing hogs—I can testify that having extra ammunition at the ready is more than just a convenience.
In the past few years, there has been a sea change in the methods and locations of how firearm sales are conducted. Technology, new business models, destination stores, expansive ranges and other factors might just change where you fill out your next Form 4473.