News for Immediate Release
March 24, 2021
Contact: Katie McKalip, 406-240-9262, [email protected]
Fleet Farm has deep roots in Midwestern hunting and fishing and has served hardworking families since its founding in 1955
MISSOULA, Mont. – Fleet Farm and Backcountry Hunters & Anglers have launched a corporate partnership that will advance both Fleet Farm’s and BHA’s stake in the conservation of public lands and waters, sustaining and expanding public access opportunities and upholding ethical practices afield.
Fleet Farm has served hardworking families since 1955, offering a unique mix of high-quality, value-priced merchandise and services for active, outdoor, suburban and farm communities. Fleet Farm has 47 stores located across the Midwest. Customers can find fishing, hunting and outdoor products, auto parts, farm and pet supplies, home improvement and household goods, clothing and footwear, toys and food, plus services like gas, car wash and auto repair.
Fleet Farm welcomed the opportunity to collaborate with BHA on issues impacting North American public lands and waters.
“Fleet Farm is proud to support Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, ensuring resources are preserved for future generations of hunters and anglers,” said Heath Ashenfelter, Fleet Farm EVP, chief merchandising & marketing officer. “This partnership is a natural fit for Fleet Farm, considering our longstanding support of hunting and fishing in the upper Midwest.”
BHA likewise looks forward to advancing its partnership with Fleet Farm.
“Backcountry Hunters & Anglers has a strong and rapidly growing membership of sportsmen and women in the Midwest, and I can think of no better partner than Fleet Farm to drive forward the BHA mission in America’s heartland,” said BHA President and CEO Land Tawney. “Fleet Farm has a keen appreciation of the values that ground BHA, and we look forward to working with them to advance the conservation of our public lands and waters and opportunities for citizens to access and enjoy them.”
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