Bob McNitt's Great Outdoors
Here is a listing of some contacts and companies that are favorites with outdoor enthusiasts.




1000 Islands International Tourism Council
Tourism Promotion Agency
800-847-5283 x214
Tourism promotion agency in Jefferson Couny, located on Eastern Basin of Lake Ontarion and the St. Lawrence River. We promote the region as a visitor destination with emphasis on sportfishing, hunting and outdoor recreation.

ATK (Alliant Techsystems)
Ammunition & Related Products
Manufactures ammunition and accessories under the following brand names: Federal Premium, Fusion, CCI, Estate, Speer, Weaver Mounting Systems, RCBS, Outers, Gunslick, Shooters Ridge, Champion Traps and Targets, Alliant Powder and Ram-line.

Bass Pro Shops

Complete Outdoor Outfitter
An international catalog and Internet retailer, currently has 47 retail locations in 27 states and Canada. BPS also provides products and services for thousands of independent dealers worldwide through its subsidiary company, American Rod & Gun. To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS-PRO.

Bushnell Performance Optics

High quality Binoculars, Scopes & Laser Rangefinders.

Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce
Tourism Promotion for Cape Vincent's many attractions.

Clayton Chamber of Commerce - 1000 Islands NY
Tourism Promotion for all the attractions available in the Clayton area.

DeLorme Mapping Company
Publisher of State Atlases & Digital Map Programs

Ducks Unlimited
Conserving and Restoring Wetlands

Fulton County Regional Chamber of  Commerce
2 North Main St.
Gloversville NY 12078
Allison J. Swartz, Director of Tourism
Promote tourism for Fulton County with an interest in hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation

Howard Communications, Inc.
289 Hwy CC
Elsberry MO 63343
Howard Communications is a public relations firm representing several outdoor companies including: Birchwood Casey, BOG Gear, Browning, Winchester Repeating Arms, Heatmax, Hunter's Speciallties, Mossy Oak, Nestle Purina Pet Care, and Sightron Optics

Inphorm, Inc.
44 Hadjis Way
P.O. Box 645
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Specializes in creating and implementing strategic media relations campaigns for tourism, outdoor recreations, hospitality and service businesses on the local, regional, national and international level. These campaigns consist of tactical measures such as search engine optimized news releases, message mapping and on-going media relations. We are an experienced, fast-paced team of professionals that has successfully built bridges with both traditional and new media to gain valuable exposure and generate buzz for our clients.

Jones Outfitters
2773 Main St
Lake Placid NY 12946
Retail store/outfitter featuring guided fly fishing and fly fishing schools in the Lake Placid region of the Adirondacks

Lake Placid Essex County Visitor's Bureau
2610 Main Street
Lakw Placid NY 12946
Great outdoors -- fishing, ice fishing,hunting (deer,black bear, hare, grouse), hiking, kayaking, canoeing.

Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
Manufacturer of fine optics and accessories

Madison County Tourism
PO Box 1029
Morrisville NY 13408
Travel and tourism promotion including hunting and fishing

Publisher of USGS maps on CD-ROM, including Terrain Navigator Pro

National Bowhunter Education Foundation
A not-for-profit educational foundation working for the future of bowhunting

National Shooting Sports Foundation
Promote a better understanding of the shooting sports.

National Wild Turkey Fed. New York State Chapter
A state organization of the national not-for-profit conservation/education federation.
1-315 458 7822

New York Bowhunters, Inc
Represents New York's bowhunters.

New York State Conservation Counsil, Inc
Protecting the rights of New York's Sportsmen and women, promoting wise use and management of our natural resources.
Harold Palmer, President

New York Crossbow Hunters Assn
Promotes the use of the crossbow

New York Outdoor News
Biweekly newspaper covering outdoor themes and news from all over the state.
Steve Piatt, Editor
Paula Piatt, Aaasociate Editor

New York Outdoorsmen Hall of Fame
Recognizes outdoorsmen and women who have accomplished significant things in the outdoors and related fields. It not only recognized achievements but stresses the many years of service and contributions to Conservation or the outdoor sports. The NYSHOF also places special emphasis on the education and involvement of youth. It donates materials for conservation to schools, conducts a series of fishing clinics to interest youngsters and sends youngsters to conservation camps.

New York State Council of Trout Unlimited
Dedicated to preserving our state's cold water fish and fisheries. Represents 36 chapters and 8,000 members in NYS.

New York Whitetail Classic
PO Box 293, 6 Wall Street
Lake Luzerne, NY 12846
Anthony W. McCutcheon / Producer
Office: 518-696-3542
Cell: 518-222-0026
Since 1991 the New York Whitetail Classic has been drawing attention to the quality and size of the deer we have here in the Adirondacks, even though it is open to bucks taken anywhere in our state, most come from the Adirondack and Hudson Valley region.  The Sportsman's Show has become the largest social event for hunters this region, with close to 3,000 attending the 2007 Sportsman's show. It gives us an opportunity to view some of the quality white-tailed deer taken each year and enjoy the fellowship of the sportsmen attending.

Niagara County Tourism & Sportfishing
Promotes sportfishing in Niagara County. Sportfishing opportunities abound. Whether it's to chase a winning fish in one of the many derbies and tournaments or simply a chance to have your family enjoy some great fishing or other recreation like biking, hiking,birding and much more.

NorthCountry Whitetails LLC
The nation's leading supplier of habitat development, food plot products, services and education. As the national leader in food plot and habittat development, NotheCountry Whitetails is happy to share our knowledge and experience through tours, seminars, books, DVDs and various certification courses held at the Demo Center in Steuben County. Our consulting team helps manage scores of  peoperties each year including some of the most outstanding hunting properties in America. In 2006, NorthCountry Whitetails began to offer proprrties for sale that have outstanding deer hunting potential. Management plans have been written for them and they are in various stages of being " Deerscaped." Some are turn-key, others are works in progress. Most are located in NY's southerntier.

O. F. Mustad & Son (USA) Inc.
PO Box 838
Auburn NY 13021
World's largest manufacturer of fish hooks including UltraPoint. Mustad Classic hooks as well as Mustad tools, terminal tackle, monofilament line and Activate fish attractant.

Orleans County Tourism Office
Promotion of sportfishing, boating and outdoor recreation on Lake Ontario

Oswego County Promotion & Tourism
Tourism promotion agency for Oswego County's many attractions.

Otis Technology, Inc.
The Otis Technology Breech-to-Muzzle Cleaning System is widely regarded by experts as the most advanced gun cleaning system in the world. The principle components of the Otis System are so well built that they have a lifetime warranty!

Pure Fishing
Manufacturers of all Berkley, Abu Garcia, Fenwick, Michell, Johnson, Spider Cast, Spider Line, and Sevenstrand fishing products

Quaker Boy, Inc
Manufacturer of "World Champion" game calls, accessories and instrucational videos

Rainbow Hill Farm
A full operation farm and B&B to invited hunters..Supporting the efforts to improve the art and media expression relative to the out-of-doors

Remington Arms Company
Manufacturers of sporting arms, ammunitions, gun care products, knives and other accessories

Safari Club International - Adirondack/Catskill Chapter
SCI is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and promoting  wildlife conservation worldwide.

Seaber Turner Associates Book Printing
Hard and Soft bound book manufacturer. Provides member benefits to enable outdoor writers to self publish instead of pursuing traditional publishing route. We work with outdoor writers in 40 states. Payment terms (1/2) 30 days after books delivered. (1/3) 60 days. Balance due net 90 days.
436 Coronet Drive
Blandon, PA 19510
610-944-6872 Fax

Stripers Forever
Our single purpose is enhancing public fishing for striped bass while ending commercial exploitation.
Brad Burns, President

Tennity's Guide Service
A family-owned fishing service in the Finger Lakes region and also on Kissimmee chain of lakes in Florida.
Frank & Melody Tennity, Co-owners
1-863-438-0445 (Winter)

The Sportsmans Channel (TSC)
The Sportsman Channel Inc. is the only television channel providing 100 percent hunting and fishing programming, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.The Sportsman Channel is for the over 47 million sportsmen in the United States who want a television channel dedicated to their lifestyle. The strict programming guidelines don't allow for infomercials, motor sports, bull riding, hiking, biking or any other variety programming; just tried and true hunting and fishing.
2855 S. James St
New Berlin, WI 53151

100 Crosby Drive
Bedord  MA 01730
Thermcell mosquito repellent is a manufacturer and distributor of butane-powered mosquito repellent products.

Tough Traveler
USA-Manufactures speciality bags and packs in NYS, including hiking packs, camera bags, baby carrier packs, & more

Underwater Technologies
Specializes in color contour maps that show water depth and lake bottom topography

Promotes Pennsylvania Shores of Lake Erie.
Christine Pennsy, Communications Specialist

Wayne County Tourism
9 Pearl St. PO Box 131
Lyons, NY 14489
Promoting the rural Wayne County; its four bays, Great Lake Ontario, and the historic Erie Canal. Fishing, hunting and trapping available throughout the county. Over 12,000 acres of New York State public lands, including the Lakeshore Marsh units, which are in the middle of the Atlantic Flyway. The Wayne County fishing update is revised weekly.

Wilson Game Calls
805 North Main St
BanGor PA 18013
Jerry Wilson, Owner
Wilson Game Calls introduce children to hunting and shooting. Manufacturer of custom game calls and spend hours testing and hunting every year