In our zeal to teach hunter-recruits marksmanship and fieldcraft we must not forget to arm them with the knowledge of everything American hunters have done to conserve our natural resources. A well-armed hunter, after all, is our best advertisement.
In its 30 odd years of existence, Mossy Oak has become one of the most respected names in the hunting and outdoor business, and for good reason. The company's patterns have helped revolutionize hunting-specific camouflage as a whole, and recognized by hunters and huntresses throughout the world. Despite the company's successes, it didn't become a staple overnight. And the road to 2016—Mossy Oak's 30th Anniversary—is chock full of stories worth telling. Here are 10 things you didn't know about Mossy Oak.