Surge Outdoors announced its recent purchase of Barnett Crossbows.

Barnett’s Crossbows, vertical and youth bows and archery accessories are popular with hunting and recreational shooters. Barnett is also a provider of slingshots and accessories. The acquisition of Barnett demonstrates Surge’s commitment to the archery industry.

“Barnett is the first and longest-standing crossbow company with a storied heritage…I am thrilled to once again be a part of telling everyone that story and help write the next chapter. Barnett will continue to lead the crossbow industry through profound innovation and a heightened focus for the archery industry,” said Ryan Busbice, Surge Outdoors, CEO.

“With Barnett under the Surge umbrella, the future of the brand looks brighter than ever. We look forward to advancing the long-standing reputation of the Barnett brand and its products. Approaching our 60th anniversary in 2022, as the pioneer in crossbow design and manufacture in our industry, I’m excited to once again carry on the torch of my forefathers…certainly, the best is yet to come,” said David Barnett, president, Barnett Crossbows.

Surge Outdoor plans to maintain operational facilities in Florida, Louisiana, Utah, and Illinois, where Barnett is headquartered.