Weatherby Nation Social Network Approaches 50,000 Members

Weatherby Nation Social Network Approaches 50,000 Members

Weatherby Nation
Weatherby Nation Launches Social Network Approaches 50,000 Members
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Paso Robles, CA –-( Weatherby Nation, one of the largest and most active free social networks for hunters and shooters, now offers a bevy of new benefits for members.

Created in 2007, Weatherby’s trailblazing online community,, is approaching the 50,000-member milestone. On September 14, Weatherby unveiled a new graphic look and updated navigation for the site.

In addition, the following benefits were launched:

  • exclusive members-only access to Weatherby articles and stories
  • inside information on what’s happening at Weatherby
  • exclusive members-only offers and discounts from Weatherby partner retailers
  • a special form to contact Weatherby and provide thoughts and opinions

Weatherby Nation membership remains free, and popular features of the site continue. These include the Spike Camp message board and a personal “Trophy Room” and “Gun Rack.” In addition, members can enter Weatherby’s online sweepstakes, which affords the chance to win an African safari and three other hunts, home defense training at the world-renowned Gunsite Academy, and an assortment of rifles and shotguns. Sweepstakes entries can be submitted at through December 31, 2010.

“With these new enhancements, Weatherby Nation delivers more benefits than ever before,” said Brad Ruddell, Weatherby’s vice president of sales and marketing.

“They bring Nation members and Weatherby even closer together, while maintaining a lively community where passionate hunters and shooters can gather to swap stories and photos, discuss past and future hunts, show off their trophies, and exchange thoughts and opinions on firearms and related equipment.”

Founded in 1945, Weatherby, Inc.’s line features the popular Vanguard and legendary Mark V rifles, over/under and side-by-side shotguns in the classic Athena and Orion lines, semi-auto and pump shotguns, premium ammunition and security/shooting accessories. The company is based in Paso Robles, Calif., and invites all hunters and shooters to visit and join its free online community at