WATERBURY, VERMONT – Richard Lamos of St. Albans, Vermont was announced at the Yankee Classic Sportsman's Show Saturday, January 17th as the first prize winner of the Governor's Gun in the “Hunting Heritage Collector's Series Raffle.”
The raffle was held for the first time with collectible products owned and donated by Governor Jim Douglas and made by Vermont businesses for the Hunter Heritage Collector's Series. Go to the “Store” section of VT Fish & Wildlife's website (vtfishand wildlife.com) to learn more about the series.
Richard won a Special Edition MDM QuicShooter muzzleloader rifle produced by MDM Muzzleloaders in Maidstone, VT.
Second Prize, won by Jed West of Bellows Falls, VT, is a Special Edition Kingdom Knives “Palmer” fixed blade knife with sheath, made by Kingdom Knives in St. Johnsbury, VT.
Third Prize, a Beagle Outdoor Wear Hunter Heritage Collector's Series Utility Bag was won by Kendra Wilson of Rupert, VT.
Fourth Prize is a Hunter Heritage Collector's Series Camouflage Hat won by Jeff Laurie of West Rupert, VT.
“Proceeds from the raffle will benefit Vermont youth by being split evenly between UVM's 4-H Shooting Sports Program and the Green Mountain Conservation Camps at Lake Bomoseen and Buck Lake,” said Mark Scott, Fish & Wildlife's education manager. “Both programs are designed to help young people learn about Vermont's traditional outdoor activities.”