Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands

Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands

Southwick Associates
Southwick Associates

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fl –-(Ammoland.com)- Bushnell, Hornady, Remington and Winchester are named most often, but 23 different brands appear in a new list of the most-purchased hunting and shooting equipment.

Southwick Associates compiled the list from 41,923 internet-based surveys completed by hunters and target shooters who volunteered to participate in HunterSurvey.com and ShooterSurvey.com polls in 2010.

The online consumer panels track changes in hunter and shooter participation and purchases.

Top brands include:

  • Top rifle brand: Remington (17.5% of all purchases)
  • Top shotgun brand: Remington, Mossberg (virtual tie with 21.5% of all purchases)
  • Top muzzleloader brand: Thompson Center (31.9% of all purchases)
  • Top handgun brand: Sturm Ruger (16.7% of all purchases)
  • Top scope for firearms: Bushnell (17.1% of all purchases)
  • Top rifle ammunition brand: Remington (25.3% of all purchases)
  • Top shotgun ammunition brand: Winchester (31.9% of all purchases)
  • Top handgun ammunition brand: Winchester (22.0% of all purchases)
  • Top blackpowder brand: Pyrodex (38.7% of all purchases)
  • Top balls, bullets, or shot brand: Hornady (28.4% of all purchases)
  • Top bow brand: Matthews (17.5% of all purchases)
  • Top arrow brand: Carbon Express (27.6% of all purchases)
  • Top fletching brand: Blazer (15.8% of all purchases)
  • Top broadhead brand: Muzzy (20.3% of all purchases)
  • Top decoy brand: Mojo (12.9% of all purchases)
  • Top game call brand: Primos (33.5% of all purchases)
  • Top reloading bullet brand: Hornady (31.7% of all purchases)
  • Top reloading powder brand: Hodgdon (37.8% of all purchases)
  • Top binocular brand: Bushnell (33.6% of all purchases)
  • Top holster brand: Uncle Mikes (19.0% of all purchases)
  • Top knife brand: Gerber (15.0% of all purchases)
  • Top scent or scent covering brand: Scent-A-Way, Scent Shield (virtual tie with 14.7% of all purchases)
  • Top shooting target brand: Shoot-N-C (31.3% of all purchases)

To find out how HunterSurvey.com and ShooterSurvey.com can help grow your business, contact Rob Southwick at [email protected]

About Southwick Associates (www.SouthwickAssociates.com):
Southwick Associates specializes in economic and business statistics related to fish and wildlife including measuring retail expenditures by anglers, hunters, wildlife viewers and other outdoor recreationists; quantifying the jobs, tax revenues and other economic impacts of outdoor recreation; tracking trends within outdoor industries; and analyzing the value of fish and wildlife resources and their uses. Participate in Southwick's surveys at AnglerSurvey.com, HunterSurvey.com and ShooterSurvey.com.

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