Member Discounts

Discounts are available to OWAA Individual Members and Supporting Groups on various products and services. Any interested Supporting Group is illegible to offer discounts to Individual Members, if they choose.

Take advantage of your exclusive member discounts:

Car Rentals

  • Avis – Free weekday and weekly discounts (AWD #A735600)
  • Alamo – Up to 10% discount, unlimited mileage. Vehicles: luxury cars, SUVs and minivans (OWAA ID #706768; rate code BY)
  • Hertz – Make reservations online or call (800) 654-2210 (OWAA CDP #1341097)
  • National – Up to 5% discount, online or (800) Car-Rent (OWAA Contract ID #5452425)
  • Thrifty – Enroll in Thrifty’s OWAA Plan or simply go to Reservations (OWAA member #0010220780)

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HotelStorm – exclusive discounts for OWAA members

OWAA members save up to 55% on hotels with our custom booking website, powered by HotelStorm. Hotels are always at least 10% cheaper than other online travel agencies but can go as high as 55% off. Hotel inventory is worldwide and is a great option for professional travel. Just go to our booking website and use password OWAA to access your OWAA discounts.

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Courtesy discounts offered by Supporting Groups

The Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau offers to arrange film and media tours for members of OWAA. We work directly with guides, outfitters, land owners and lodges. We can help make the connections needed to host a quality film and media event. Many times there is no charge for these film and media events. Contact Casey Weismantel at or 605-225-2414 for more information.

Absolute Outdoor Inc. offers a 30 percent media discount to OWAA members on Full Throttle, Onyx and ArcticShield products. Contact Mary Snyder at or 320-252-2056, ext. 103 for ordering information.

Allen Company offers a 40 percent media discount to OWAA members on their line of hunting, shooting, tactical and archery products. Contact Lee Betty at or 303-718-2807 for ordering information.

Black River Tools offers media wholesale pricing for Driftmaster rod holders, Father Nature bird feeders, and Cart Lok golf cart locks. Call 803-473-4927 and ask for David to take advantage of this offer.

Brite-Strike Technologies offers OWAA members 50 percent off manufacturer’s suggest retail price on all items. Call 508-746- 8701 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, or email and mention OWAA membership.

Browning/Winchester Repeating Arms offers a discount below dealer wholesale on their products for OWAA members. Contact Shaundi Campbell at or 801-876-2711, ext. 3278 for more information.

Environ-Metal Inc., makers of non-toxic shot developed to replace steel in waterfowl hunting, offers OWAA members access to a full range of discounted HEVI Shot products via ExpertVoice. If a member would like to obtain access to ExpertVoice to view discounted pricing and available products, simply contact Tina Larsen at

Eppinger Mfg. Co., makers of the world famous Dardevle spoon, offers writers traveling on assignment a loaner tackle box program: we send you a tackle pack loaded with the appropriate lures for the location you will be fishing and writing about. All you need to do is contact Marketing Director John Cleveland and he will set up your custom tackle pack and ship it to you. We ask in return that our products are featured in some way in the publications you are writing for, and require a copy of the finished story when it is published. When the project is completed we ask that you return the box minus any tackle you wish to keep for further adventures. We also offer writers a 50% discount off factory retail pricing on any purchase done directly with our factory. For more information please contact John Cleveland,, 313-582-3205 directly at our factory in Dearborn, Michigan.

Flying Fisherman is pleased to offer OWAA members a 40% discount off MSRP price on direct purchases of Flying Fisherman polarized sunglasses and angler accessories. To receive your media discount, contact Bobby Vaughn at or 800-335-9347, and mention your OWAA membership. Prepayment is required, please have your billing and shipping address and credit card details available.

For GRABBER and HOTHANDS products for OWAA members use the offer code OWAA25 for 25 percent off at and OWAA members can also use offer code OWAA10 for 10 percent off at

For Hunt’s Photo & Video discounts, contact Noah Buchanan, 781-462-2356, Watch for their direct mail and email specials throughout the year, or visit our Hunt’s blog at for product reviews and our latest news.

L.L.Bean is pleased to offer OWAA members a discount of up to 20 percent on all sporting goods, apparel and footwear (not included are items from the Home, Travel or Kids catalogs). To receive the discount, members can call 800-458-3058, ext. 38136 (M-F only) and identify themselves as OWAA members. The discount is not available online or at L.L.Bean retail or factory stores and is intended for the individual OWAA member’s use only.

Lodge Manufacturing Co. offers a 50 percent discount off retail prices for OWAA members. Please contact Mark Kelly at to place your order.

Martin Flory Group’s public relations services include a variety of manufacturers in the outdoors market. Many of these companies work with writers on discounts and product review projects. For a complete list of clients, go to and then contact Martin Flory Group about your specific projects at or 847-662-9070.

Mepps and Mister Twister (Sheldon’s Inc.) offers a 50 percent writer’s discount on all lures and lure kits. Mister Twister offers a 40 percent discount on all soft plastics, kits and electric knives.  For more information, contact Mepps Communications Coordinator at 800-237-9877.

MyTopo, A Trimble Company, is pleased to provide OWAA members with free products for evaluation or discounted products for personal use. MyTopo’s suite of products includes professional GIS mapping software – Terrain Navigator Pro and a wide array of printed map products the company prints and ships within 24 hours, including:

  • USGS topographic maps sold via the traditional USGS quad or custom-centered any place in the US or Canada
  • USDA aerial imagery custom-centered in the US (1/3 of US updated annually)
  • Digital Globe premium satellite imagery for the US and Canada
  • Eastern Public Land maps pre-centered and outlined for WMAs and Federal, State and local public land areas
  • Game Management Unit maps for the Western US 
  • Game Management Unit boundary overlay for USGS topographic maps or aerial imagery maps
  • Maps with option to overlay US Forest Service roads, Snowmobile Trails, Lake Contours and public land boundaries 

For more than a decade, MyTopo has generously provided one complimentary map a year to every OWAA member. Use the promotional code “OWAA” during checkout at to order your free map at the company’s website,, or contact Paige Darden,, or 877-587-9004 to take advantage of this offer.

PhotoShelter is pleased to offer a discount to OWAA members on both standard and pro annual accounts at using the promo code “OWAA_2014”. PhotoShelter is the leader in photography portfolio websites. Their websites are different because they’re packed with powerful tools that make doing business easier and help photographers generate more income from their work. More than 70,000 professional and serious amateur photographers around the world use their complete solution to display, market, sell, deliver and manage their photography online.

Porta-Bote Folding Boats offers OWAA writers a 50 percent discount and free delivery to the lower 48 states for their unique line of folding boats. Available in 8-, 10-, 12- and 14-foot lengths. All fold to 4 inches flat. Colors include olive drab, aluminum and pacific pearl. This includes the brand new ALPHA 1 Series with newly patented folding transom. For more information, call 800-227-8882 or email Porta-Bote folding boats has also been awarded a sales franchise by Suzuki Outboard Engines. This means they can offer very low OWAA prices to writers for these outboards up to 30hp.

Seaguar has extended their VIP program to OWAA members. Seaguar’s VIP program entitles you to purchase Seaguar products directly at a discounted price. Of course, these products must be for your own personal use. Send an email to with the subject line “Seaguar VIP Request – OWAA Member.” A Seaguar VIP Rep will then contact you to verify your membership and provide you the instructions to register. Once you’re registered, you can begin purchasing Seaguar products and dream of the big ones that won’t get away. Whether you are battling a blue fin tuna or a perch, Seaguar has the best lines and leaders to fit your needs.

SportDOG® Brand offers OWAA members access to a full range of discounted dog training products via ExpertVoice. If a member would like to obtain access to ExpertVoice to view discounted pricing and available products, simply contact Matt M at

Stormy Kromer is proud to offer OWAA members a 30 percent discount on all regular-priced items. To receive the discount, please call 888-455-2253 and ask for Kirsten (Mon-Fri, 7-5 central time), and identify yourself as a OWAA member.

Suzuki Marine (Outboard Motors) offers discounts to OWAA Members in the continental USA and Alaska.  There are many variables with motor size, rigging parts, labor and location to print the actual discount amount. Contact Dean Corbisier,, 714-996-7040, ext. 2234, with your needs and together we can work out a solution.

 Join The Orvis Company Inc. “Orvis Friends in the Field” program designed to provide professionals in the outdoor industry access to the best fly-fishing and wingshooting products offered by Orvis. To register, go to and enter “OWAA” in the sponsor field.

Media FAM/editorial trips available with Visit Central Florida for OWAA members looking to cover the region. We would be glad to have you join us exploring our more than 375 miles of hiking and paddling trails, getting up close and personal with a wide variety of animal species in what USA Today named one of the “Top 50 Places in the US to See Wildlife” or assist you in hauling in some trophy class bass in the Largemouth Bass Capitol of the World. Contact Al Snow at, for more information.

Yo-Zuri Inc. is pleased to offer OWAA members dealer pricing on all products that they offer in the U.S. — a substantial savings over retail pricing. For price inquiries and orders, please contact the sales department, 772-336-2280,

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