To commemorate their 150 years in business, A.F. Boyer Hardware and Guns in Slatington is having an anniversary celebration and sale complete with free food, music and handouts.
The two-day celebration is set for June 1 and June 2 and will feature major firearms representatives displaying their latest offerings. On hand will be factory reps from Smith & Wesson, Glock, Ruger and Benelli. In addition, when purchasing select Glock handguns, you’ll be treated to free goods as Boyer’s is a Glock Blue Label Dealer.
There will also be specials on Mossberg’s hot selling 590 Shockwave pump action short barreled compact shotgun, Savage Arms 220 Slug Gun, Kimber’s Micro 9, Highpoint’s 9mm Carbine, Ruger’s new EC9s 9mm handgun and a variety of ammo. Boyer’s also sells and buys used firearms.
While there, check out Boyer’s fishing equipment area that also sells live bait, lures and tackle.
A.F. Boyer Hardware & Guns is in its fifth generation of this family owned business with Allan Boyer being the current owner who is a generous supporter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and other organizations.
Boyer’s is located at 130 Main Street in Slatington. Free parking is located across the from the store.
FISH-for-FREE DAY REMINDER
As a reminder, families, friends, residents and non, and anglers who may have ceased fishing, are invited to enjoy a day of free fishing when a fishing license is not needed to fish Pennsylvania waters on Sunday, Memorial Day weekend – May 27. The program is intended to introduce or reintroduce folks and kids to the sport of fishing.
Along with the program are free tackle loaner items that are being offered at selected state parks, county parks and some libraries. Locally, it’s Jacobsburg State Park, 400 Belfast Road, Nazareth, but others can be located by going to the PA Fish & Boat Commissions website.
The second free day is set for Wednesday, July 4.
Nick Hromiak has been an outdoors and automotive writer for over 30 years. He's been published in numerous national and state-wide outdoor magazines and newspapers.