2020 Grand National Live Auction
Doors Open at 5 PM Central
Live Auction Begins at 7:20 PM
Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center
3901 GUN PACKAGE
Here's your shot at winning superb over/under shotgun craftsmanship and an heirloom quality gun safe to match -- a must-have for any gun enthusiast. Don't miss this gun/safe package that includes a Benelli 828U over/under 12-gauge shotgun with 28-inch barrel that is one-of-a-kind, literally. The 828U O/U comes with special 2020 NWTF National Convention 1 of 1 engraving by Baron Technology. Store this unique firearm in a Rhino Ironworks safe, which is part art, part furniture, and all security with 85-minute fire protection at 1,400 degrees, holding up to 35 long guns and six handguns.
DONATED BY BARON TECHNOLOGY AND RHINO IRONWORKS SAFES
3902 ALASKA FISHING TRIP
Two anglers will take an Alaskan fishing trip of a lifetime and lounge in five-star luxury in Pedro Bay. You’ll catch all types of Alaskan species, including Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char, Salmon, Northern Pike, Grayling and Lake Trout. All meals provided. Fishing license ($35) not included. Additional guests (up to 10) can be added for $8,000 per guest.
DONATED BY ANGRY EAGLE LODGE (BOOTH #1127)
3903 FLORIDA YOUTH TURKEY AND HOG HUNT
Continue our hunting heritage and instill a passion for turkey hunting in the next generation with this combo turkey-hog hunt in San Mateo, Florida, with God’s Country Outfitters. The package includes an Osceola youth turkey hunt for two and a wild hog hunt for both youths and their chaperons, March 11-15, 2020. Enjoy five days and five nights for four hunters at a premier lodge with meals and transportation during the hunt. Hunt with guides and Drop Zone TV’s Hal Shaffer, who will film the turkey hunt to air on a future episode on the Outdoor Channel. Each hunter will also receive a hunt package from Drop Zone’s sponsors. In addition, learn to shoot custom long-range rifles out to 1,000 yards. Nonresident license ($46) and tags ($125) not included.
DONATED BY GOD’S COUNTRY OUTFITTERS (BOOTH #1217) and DROP ZONE TV HAL SHAFFER
3904 ILLINOIS DEER HUNT
Two lucky hunters are headed to the mecca of white-tailed deer hunting in famed Pike County, Illinois. You’ll get to choose from a five-day archery hunt, a three-day firearm hunt in November, a four-day firearm hunt in December or a three-day muzzleloader hunt in December. This hunt package includes two CVA muzzleloaders, two muzzleloader scopes, two Winchester SXP Buck/Bird Combo shotguns, two Chama chairs, two NexGen Bronco crossbows, two all-wooden deer grunt calls with adjustable reeds, two grunt calls laminated wood handmade with NWTF logo and two resident/nonresident deer permits for the hunt. All meals, lodging and guide service included. Deer season is October 2020 through mid-January 2021.
DONATED BY EAGLE LAKE OUTFITTERS, ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, CVA, WINCHESTER, QUIGLEY FORD (BOOTH #1163), LACROSSE (BOOTH #1151), CHAMA CHAIRS (BOOTH #2053), MR. WINGBONE CALLS and D&A PRIVATE LABEL
3905 ITALY VACATION
Scenery, relaxation, delectable cuisine, fine wine tasting and more … find it all in the noble town or Cortona, one of the jewels of Tuscany in central Italy. Spend six nights in a charming, private apartment in the middle of Cortona, Italy, a hill town positioned between Arezzo, Perugia, Florence and Siena. Centrally located in the Chianti region and Umbrian valleys, you’ll receive a wine tasting and education of different varieties of local wine, plus a cooking show and dinner with wine for two. Also receive $2,500 in flight vouchers. Your personal travel concierge can arrange excursions and transportation upon request. Trip certificate expires 24 months from purchase date. Transportation not included, and accommodations are subject to availability.
DONATED BY HOTGIVEAWAY
3906 HIS AND HERS SHOOTING PACKAGE
A match made in heaven, this His and Hers Shooting Package is all the firepower any couple will need. Win a custom AR-15, donated in honor of SFC Andrew Weathers, killed in action in Afghanistan September 2014, a BCM Reese 14 AR-15, a Desert Eagle 1911 9mm pistol and a Saint Victor pistol. Other must-haves included in the package: Trigicon RMR red dot sights, custom slings, holsters, hearing protection, magazines, concealed carry purse, range bags and much more. See printout for additional details on your table.
DONATED BY ALL WEATHER ARMS, BRAVO COMPANY, MAGNUM RESEARCH, SPRINGFIELD ARMORY, TETRA HEARING, TRIJICON, UNDERWOOD AMMO, WILSON COMBAT AND MORE.
3907 KANSAS DEER HUNT
This is one incredible whitetail hunt in Kansas' big buck country. Bid and win this semi-guided, white-tailed deer hunt in Kansas' Unit 14, which is notorious for 160-inch bucks. Hunt with NWTF volunteer Tony Bell of Bullets and Bowstrings on a five-day, four-night trip for two, staying in a fully furnished lodge. Home-cooked meals and Kansas hospitality included! Hunters must draw a permit prior to the hunt, but that has not been a problem in previous years (additional year added if permit not drawn). Hunt dates are between Dec. 2, 2020, and Dec. 13, 2020. Personal items, taxidermy and meat processing are not included. DONATED BY BULLETS & BOWSTRINGS OUTFITTERS
DONATED BY BULLETS & BOWSTRINGS OUTFITTERS
3908 2020 SPORT FISH 22 XP3 HYBRID PONTOON BOAT
For families that enjoy a variety of activities on the water, the Sportfish™ 22 XP3 is a pontoon boat that’s ready to rock. At the bow, it’s a pure party pontoon with dual lounge seating. Midship, it’s perfect for families with an L-lounge that sits under the Bimini top, which includes a Quicklift® deployment system for easy setup. Aft, it’s all fishing with dual fishing chairs, a 16-gallon livewell and rod storage, including a convenient lockable box. Throughout, Stow More™ storage, a new in-floor compartment, table, new Bazooka® sound system and more are ready to provide convenience and comfort for any activity. Plus, the Sportfish 22 XP3 rides on three 26-foot pontoon logs with lifting strakes. This allows the boat to accept up to 200-horsepower and provide runabout-style performance for cruising and watersports. Now that’s what we call a versatile family-friendly pontoon boat! The winning bidder can upgrade or choose another model boat of equal or greater value to meet their exact needs. Upgrades will be billed to the winner at the retail difference between the prize awarded and the boat of their choice.
DONATED BY BASS PRO SHOPS (BOOTH #843)
3909 SOUTH DAKOTA PHEASANT HUNT AT THUNDERSTIK LODGE
Thunderstik Lodge is known worldwide for their attention to detail, classic and comfortable accommodations and hunting and fishing trips that are unforgettable. Wingshooting at its finest! Hunt pheasants for three full days with professional guides with this hunt package for two. Spend four nights in deluxe private suites (based on double occupancy), and enjoy three days of hunting fast-flying ringnecks (five pheasants per day). Cleaning, packaging, blaze orange caps, beverages and appetizers, nonresident hunting licenses, ammunition, gourmet meals all provided, plus multiple sporting clays courses for practice. To top that off, you will receive a pair of Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon 12GA and 20GA Shotguns.
DONATED BY GAGE OUTDOORS/THUNDERSTIK LODGE (BOOTH #1526)
3910 MONTANA FLY FISHING TRIP
Bucket list item checked! Spend three days on guided fly fishing trips in Montana’s spectacular Madison Valley, and relax for four nights at the Madison Double R Lodge. Enjoy the fishing, sightseeing, outdoor activities and more on this great trip that can be a fishing escape or a couple’s adventure in the West! Experience some of Montana’s best trout water and visit Yellowstone National Park just an hour away. In addition, you will receive rods, reels, flies, fly line, fly-fishing nets, gift certificates and much more. Reservations may be made May 1 to Oct. 15, 2020. Specific dates may not be available. See printout for additional details on your table.
DONATED BY TICKETPRINTING.COM AND EVENTGROOVE and MANY MORE DONORS.
3911 ARGENTINA OR URUGUAY HUNT
With two bucket-list outdoor experiences from which to choose, you can’t lose. Take your pick between a five-day, five-night trip to Argentina for an unmatched wingshooting experience for ducks and doves, or a cast and blast in Uruguay for golden dorado and doves. Either package is for four hunters, and Drake Waterfowl and LaCrosse will provide apparel for the group, plus Retay is giving away four new Masai Mara 12-gauge shotguns for the hunt. Your hunting party will relax in one of Maers & Goldman’s Premier Lodges while experiencing high-volume wingshooting and/or angling depending on your hunt selection.
DONATED BY MAERS & GOLDMAN OUTFITTERS, RETAY FIREARMS (BOOTH #1615), LACROSSE (BOOTH #1151) AND DRAKE WATERFOWL.
3912 NASCAR PACKAGE
Ladies and gentlemen, start your bidding for a fast-paced NASCAR dream package that will put you at the epicenter of the racing world. This racing package for four includes pit passes for the hottest race weekend in the country – Daytona Beach, Florida – as well as tickets to Texas Motor Speedway. You will sit on pit row Aug. 28-29, 2020, at Daytona Motor Speedway for the COKE ZERO SUGAR 400/Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race under the lights, plus four Hot Passes, a meet and greet with Stewart/Haas Racing team members, garage passes, tours and swag bags for four. Stay four days and three nights (Aug. 27-30) in a fully furnished lodge at God’s Country Outfitters in San Mateo, Florida. You will also receive four tickets to the Sunoco Suite for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 and the Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway Oct. 24-25, 2020. Not included: (Daytona) lunch and evening meals, airfare, transportation during trip and airport pickup; (Texas) lodging, meals, airfare, transportation during trip and airport pickup. Contact (Texas race) John Wortham, (210) 884-4632, [email protected]; (Daytona race) Hal Shafffer, (704) 775-2090, [email protected].
DONATED BY ENERGY TRANSFER AND GREG ZIPADELLI/STEWART HAAS RACING, DROP ZONE TV AND GOD’S COUNTRY OUTFITTERS (BOOTH #1217)
3913 MONTANA ELK BOW HUNT
A bowhunter’s dream: Hunt elk with a bow on nearly 14,000 acres of private land in Montana and experience the tranquility of tent camp hunting at its core. One hunter will win this elk hunt during Montana’s 2020 archery season with experienced guides T. Phillip and Chelsea Bowers. Show off your elk with a European Mount from Wildlife Artistry. First Lite Clothing Package, Tent camp lodging and transportation during the hunt, whether it be vehicle, ATV or horseback, are included. Airport pickup and drop off are available for a fee. License not included. With outfitter’s assistance, hunter will apply for a Big Game Combination license for Montana by March 15, 2020.
DONATED BY LONE WOLF GUIDE SERVICE (BOOTH #1930), FIRST LITE and WILDLIFE ARTISTRY
3914 OKLAHOMA DEER, TURKEY AND WATERFOWL HUNT
This is the complete Oklahoma hunting experience. Northwest Oklahoma is home to world-class deer, turkey, duck, goose and Sandhill crane hunting, and this hunt package provides them all. Travel to the town of Cherokee, gateway to the Great Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge, to hunt wild turkey in the Spring 2020 season, archery deer hunt during the fall 2020 season on a five-day hunt and waterfowl hunt in the Fall/Winter 2020 season for cranes, geese and/or ducks for two days. Contact outfitter for details. Lodging included. Home-cooked meals available at cost. Hunting licenses and travel not included. NWTF Oklahoma staff and outfitter will arrange pickup and drop-off at airport if needed.
DONATED BY SAND CREEK OUTFITTERS (BOOTH #2157)
3915 CAPE BUFFALO SAFARI FOR 1 HUNTER IN SOUTH AFRICA
Take a South African safari and hunt one of the continent’s most dangerous game animals — the “black death” buffalo — plus other exotics and wingshooting and fishing. One hunter and one guest will travel to South Africa in 2020 or 2021 (March 1-Dec. 1) and spend seven days and seven nights hunting, fishing and touring the countryside. The hunter will have the opportunity to pursue one of the most premier game animals, a female buffalo known for its attitude, fury and horns. Also, a chance to hunt one warthog and one impala, plus a day of dove and pigeon wingshooting, which includes a case of ammo. You’ll also spend a day of tiger or bass fishing depending on the season, and then tour the famous Kruger Park. One guest may participate in wingshooting, fishing and park activities at no extra cost. Chef-prepared meals and local beverages, laundry, transportation during the hunt are included and additional animals, upgrades, days or tours may be added at cost. Airfare, shipping of animals and gratuities not included. Trip will need to be booked six months prior in advance with a plane ticket.
DONATED BY HUNTING WITH MAFUTA’S SAFARIS AND TAXIDERMY (BOOTH #1161)
3916 FISHING WITH 'WICKED TUNA'
Don’t just watch “Wicked Tuna,” the No. 1 television series on National Geographic. Get out and catch giant Bluefin tuna in the north Atlantic aboard the new 45-foot F/V Wicked Pissah captained by Paul Hebert himself, star of the National Geographic show. Four anglers will win this fishing trip for Bluefin tuna and spend an entire day fishing with Hebert and his famous vessel off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts. A fishing experience like no other. Make arrangements no later than November 2020 to fish during the July to October 2021 tuna season.
DONATED BY WICKED PISSAH ENTERPRISES
3917 WYOMING HORSEBACK MULE DEER HUNT
Ride horseback in the backcountry of Wyoming and rifle hunt mule deer on this unforgettable trip for two. A pair of hunters will enjoy a five-day guided hunt in late October or early November 2020. All meals will be provided with accommodations in the Boulder Basin Outfitters Lodge. The hunt will be in the Washakie Wilderness' Shoshone National Forest. Hunters should expect to have opportunities for 150-inch-plus mule deer. Two European mule deer mounts are also included. This is a horseback hunt and weight restrictions of 270 pounds per hunter apply. Airfare, airport transportation, license fees and guide gratuities are not included.
DONATED BY BOULDER BASIN OUTFITTERS (BOOTH #1443) AND GEERS TAXIDERMY.
3918 NEW ZEALAND TAHR AND TURKEY
Come hunt the beautiful South Island of New Zealand and experience an adventure in one of the most scenic places in the world. This four-day hunt is for one hunter and nonhunter for a wild free-range tahr plus a Merriam’s wild turkey. A $500 credit toward mounting cost is also included courtesy of Cane Creek Taxidermy. Additional days, game, hunters and nonhunters are welcome to be added. Lodging, meals, airport pickup/drop-off are included. Airfare and license are not included. May add up to three additional hunters for $350 per hunter per day and/or up to three nonhunting guests for $200 per guest per day. For additional information, contact Jim Gibson at 01164 274303876 or [email protected]. See more at www.newzealandsafaris.com.
DONATED BY NEW ZEALAND SAFARIS (BOOTH #953) AND CANE CREEK TAXIDERMY.
3919 HOORAY RANCH HOSTED KANSAS BOW DEER HUNT WITH BONE COLLECTOR MICHAEL WADDELL AND EASTON CORBIN
This is an experience you won’t find anywhere else. Share deer camp with country music star Easton Corbin and Bone Collector Michael Waddell and crew at the famous Hooray Ranch in Kansas. One hunter will spend five days and six nights in camp with music and hunting industry legends while hunting the November rut. Your bow hunting experience will be featured on a future episode of Bone Collector. Along with this hunt, you will also receive Diamondback binoculars, a Sig Sauer rangefinder, a Primos blood light and a gift certificate for 50% off a shoulder mount. All-inclusive five-star accommodations, transportation during the hunt and airport pickup and drop off provided. Round-trip airfare and licenses are not included.
DONATED BY HOORAY RANCH, BONE COLLECTOR (BOOTH #1341) AND EASTON CORBIN, AND WILDLIFE REFLECTIONS TAXIDERMY AND STEALTH STICK
3920 TURKEY HUNT WITH CUZ STRICKLAND AT THE ROOST LODGE
Here is your last chance in 2020 to stay at The Roost Lodge in Nebraska and have the opportunity to harvest a Merriam's and a Rio in one hunt. This filmed three-day turkey hunt with Cuz Strickland of Mossy Oak will be shared through several media outlets. The Roost Lodge is a rustic two-story house with multiple private bedrooms, several living/gathering areas and all the amenities to make your stay comfortable. Located in north-central Nebraska, this premier turkey hunting outfitter has access to thousands of acres on private ranches. Meals, lodging, hunt clothing from Mossy Oak, Remington Versa-Max 12GA, license, airfare and ground transportation are included. Hunt must be taken May 11-14, 2020. Ammo not included.
DONATED BY THE ROOST LODGE, CUZ STRICKLAND AND NORTH MOUNTAIN GEAR
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