2013 W.I.L.D. AWARDS


2013 W.I.L.D. Awards

WILD AwardsThe Hunter Heritage Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the Wildlife Industry, Leadership & Development (W.I.L.D.) Awards for 2013. The W.I.L.D. Awards help spotlight the people, businesses and product innovations that have made a significant, positive impact toward promoting and preserving our American outdoor traditions.

  • Most Innovative New Technology: DNA Retrieval System by GMS
    Runners Up: Reconix Game Cam and WildlifeBuyer.com
  • New Product of the Year: Savage Long Range Hunter
    Runner Up: Thermocell Insoles
  • Outdoor Advocacy Award: Keith Warren, Deer & Wildlife Stories
    Runners Up: Ted Nugent and Outdoor Patriot Show
  • Best Firearm Product: Glock 21 Gen 4
    Runners Up: Mossberg MVP Varmint and Browning Citori 725 O/U
  • Best Archery Product: Lumenok New Nock System
    Runner Up: Mathews Tactical
  • Best Hunting/Ranch Vehicle: Polaris
    Runners Up: Bad Boy Buggies and Artic Cat
  • Deer Breeder of the Year: 7C’s Whitetails
    Runners Up: Skip West of Circle W Whitetails; Bill Pittenger of BP Whitetails, Greg Mills of Millsview Whitetails
  • Exotic Breeder of the Year: Circle H Ranch, Leakey, Texas
    Runners Up: Buddy Jordan of NBJ Zoological Park; and Larry Priour of HL Priour Ranch
  • Best Hunting Ranch/Outfitter: Texas Hunt Lodge
    Runners Up: Lone Hollow Whitetails & Exotics; Three Amigos Ranch, and Champion Ranch
  • Private Property Protector of the Year: Macy Ledbetter
    Runner Up: Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore)
  • Best Youth Program: Texas Youth Hunting Program
    Runners Up: Kids Outdoor Zone, I Support Outdoor Ed, and American Crossbow Association