Sporting Goods and Outdoor Gear
Trailtopia sells a great line of packable trail food
Bite-Lite LLC serves the public’s needs for natural mosquito control and the management of biting insects. They manufacturer a line of all-natural mosquito and other insect-control products.
US Poly sells a complete line of Can Coolers, Sport Bottles and Neoprene Drink Insulators, including Collegiate licensed products.
Pacific Mountain Outdoor is an importer and wholesale distributor of Outdoor sporting goods products.
Surefire makes all types of lights from flashlights to headlamps to pistol lights. These are not the cheap kind you usually see being sold online. Surefire products are professional quality used by the US Military and Law Enforcement. They also sell ear protection and other accessories.
Liberty Mountain a wholesale distributor of all types of camping and outdoor equipment and a nice line of hand warmers that sell well this time of year.
Hicks Incorporated is one of the largest wholesale distributors of outdoor sporting equipment for hunting, archery, fishing and other outdoor products.
Roketa is an importer and wholesale distributor for ATVs, Dirt Bikes, and other off-road sports vehicles.
TheWuu Jau Sales Company of Edmond OK is a large wholesale distributor of fidget spinners and all types of knives, swords, airsoft guns and other products related to that genre.
Sport Ear is a company that sells one of the best and most respected line of noise protecting earmuffs. They make both passive and active noise cancelling models.
First Edge Knives and Tools sells a very complete and top quality line of pocket knives, Special Forces knives, tools and all Made in The USA.
Air Venturi sells a wide range of BB guns and Airsoft guns. (These are allowed to sell on eBay and Amazon). Use the Contact Us form to get wholesale information.
Sarco, Inc. is a company that sells a wide range of shooting optics and accessories. You cannot sell guns on eBay and Amazon, but holsters, optics and shooting accessories are big business on eBay and Amazon. However, remember, you cannot sell any accessory, parts -or anything that works with assault rifles. (AR-16, AK-47, etc.)
Real Action Paintball is a Manufacturer of firearm replica paintball. They also sell paintballs, tactical gear, and accessories. Provides forum, event listing, dealer listing, and wholesale info.
Galaxy Army Navy Store sells Camouflage Clothing. Vintage Fatigues. Outdoor Products. Military Surplus. Camping Gear. Work Wear. EMT. EMS. Hunting Apparel. Security Uniforms. T-Shirts. BDU’s and Dog Tags. (NOTE: They are not a true wholesaler, but their prices on many (most) item are low enough that you can mark up to sell on eBay and Amazon).
UST manufactures survival equipment. Their products include LED lights and patented all-weather fire starters.
OMH Inc. – OMH stands for Old Modern Handicrafts. They sell ship models, nautical items as well as wooden canoes and kayaks. They offer drop shipping, but I have no experience with their program. As always, I advise my readers to be careful and evaluate any dropshipper that I list.
Since 1994 BARSKA has been a key supplier of sport optics products including binoculars, spotting scopes, telescopes, microscopes, riflescopes, and accessories.
Pyramid Air Guns sells air guns, BB guns, pellet guns, air rifles, and airsoft guns from Crossman, Gamo, Walther, Beeman, Webley & Scott, Air Arms, Beretta, Daisy, Colt, RWS and many others.
Vertex Airsoft distributes wholesale Airsoft. Vertex Airsoft offers an extensive line of wholesale Airsoft guns and accessories.
Grey Eagle Trader specializes in selling knives and swords in addition to a wide variety of other merchandise. All items will always be discounted as much as 50% or more off of suggested retail. New products and categories added every week
B and T Outdoors specialize in accessories for the C-store and sporting good stores and have distributor programs available to those who are interested and qualify.
Under the Weather sells those one-person portable tents you see at outdoor shows.
Eye Black sells war paint – you know the colored paint you see fans wear at Football games. They also sell the black under eye patches that athletes wear.
Picnic Time sells a nice line of picnic sets and suppliers and their sister company Legacy sells a beautiful line of table serve ware.
Foam Fanatics sells a complete line of foam heads for sports fans licensed by all the teams.
Frost Cutlery sells a large line of hunting, camping and fishing knives but they also have a line of very nice kitchen knives. Some (not all) of their knives are made in the USA.
Frigibar sells a large and complete line of marine refrigerators, fish boxes and dock and deck boxes.
Mask US sells a large line of masks and mascot suits.
The Mayhem Company sells a line of designer skateboards in vivid colors and designs. I was told this company would label and ship their products into Amazon for you. The prices you see on the website are retail. Wholesale prices are about ½ of that. Email them at [email protected] for wholesale information.
Creative Coolers are Made in the USA, PATENTED hard sided molded cooler that incorporates full graphic coverage in 360 degree high resolution digital print. Custom products available.
Outdoor Active Gear is a supplier for chairs, coolers, camouflage and other outdoor active gear.
Attwood Marine Products sells marine products and boating equipment and accessories.
Outback Flashlights is an Australian company that sells a wide range of flashlights from tactical lights to specialty lights.
GETI Products sells a very complete line of college and professional sports themed and licensed merchandise and sports nostalgia products
Achiever’s International is a distributor of tack and other horse riding gear,
SJT Enterprises sells a large line of fan sports signs for all the teams. They also sells whimsical signs and other non-sports signs.
Military Outdoor Clothing wholesales military surplus from various countries. Including BDU, pants, Tactical gear, EMT supplies, camping, bags, tents, canteens, and boots.
KA Swords is a manufacturer and wholesaler of self-defense, knives, swords, airsoft, sporting goods, camping & outdoor gear, martial arts, and gift items.
NexTorch sells a complete line of LED flashlights for several applications including shooting. They are not on the website but ask them about their line of knives as well.
The Gap1 Company sells a large variety of sports licensed team products including drinking products, belt buckles and more.
Outdoor Edge sells a very nice line of hunting knives and full skinning kits including the popular and hot selling Flip & Zip and Swing Blades as well as complete Game Processing Kits.
The Tuff Zone sells a line of optics and accessories for shooting. That is a very hot category right now. Click on the contact link and email them for wholesale information.
Guardian Survival Gear is a wholesale emergency preparedness company, which offers drop shipping for their high quality emergency survival kits. I mentioned them recently but this category is hot so I though I would mention them again –and they are happy to drop ship for eBay and Amazon sellers.
Sentry Solutions is another supplier I found at the SHOT Show. They make non-oil based cleaning and lubrication solutions for hunting and fishing gear.
Artex is a wholesale supplier of GPS locators including the ResQLink+™ a buoyant, GPS-enabled rescue beacon designed for anglers, pilots and backcountry sportsmen. Email them through the website for wholesale and dealer information.
Green Supply is one of the largest distributors of hunting and fishing equipment. Note – when you visit their website, they offer a program called Dealerease which is a pre-packaged website with their products. Do not bother with that. It is almost impossible to make money with one of those sites unless you have a way to drive traffic to it. Recent changes by Google make it difficult to get one of those websites found. Green Supply’s normal pricing for individual items is somewhat high, but if you buy in case lots you can get closer to the true wholesale pricing.
Compass sells a large line of brand name knives, tools, flashlights (incl. Maglight) and other goods. You have to register and they will send you a pricelist. Be sure and click on the link to their closeout site for other deals.
American Expedition features a line of very high quality gifts that feature American wildlife. I have featured this one before but am doing it again as these things really sell well over the holidays.
My Sack is an interesting, and somewhat risqué, golf product. They have a policy of buying back any merchandise that does not sell within 90-days.
Bargain Crusader wholesales airsoft products, tactical gear including gun bags, holster, gun cases and riflescopes.
Airsoft Wholesaler sells a large line of military replica airsoft guns and accessories. They had one of the most complete lines I saw at the show.
Shelter Distributors carries a large line of knives, crossbows, airsoft guns and binoculars -and they will drop ship items. Having said that, I would send them a test order first to see how reliable their drop ship service is.
Winning Edge Water Sports in from Simi Valley, CA. They sell a nice line of personal flotation devices and water zippers – big inner tubes to pull behind a speedboat. No website – email [email protected] or call them at 805-375-2378 and ask for a catalog and pricing.
Moteng Inc. is a large distributor of shooting and hunting supplies and accessories and carries popular brand names.
Football Season is over but Baseball is just around the corner. Party Animal is licensed with the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and over 70 colleges. They offer offering appliqué embroidered flags and banners, toys and more.
Rico Inc. sells 100 different products for every major sports league: the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR and NCAA. Products range from pennants, stickers and signs, to high quality leather goods and banner flags.
Helmets Inc. sells both DOT approved motorcycle and bike helmets as well as novelty helmets. You will have to open an account through their online form to get wholesale pricing.
AC Kink an established distributor of all popular brand names in fishing lures and accessories. They are a one-stop shop for Maglite, Leatherman, Gerber, Pelican, Coleman and more.
Pyramid Air Guns sells air guns, BB guns, pellet guns, air rifles, and airsoft guns from Crosman, Gamo, Walther, Beeman, Webley & Scott, Air Arms, Beretta, Daisy, Colt, RWS and many others. (Note – you cannot sell BB guns or Pellet guns on eBay –but you can on Amazon. The only BB guns you can sell on eBay are the airsoft type plastic BBs and paintball markers)
Boker USA is the authorized distributor of Boker Knives made in Solingen Germany, which are known for their high quality and popularity among hunters, police and military. Boker also sells a beautiful line of high quality Damascus Chef’s Knives.
Port Supply is a wholesale distributor of marine products like those found in boating stores such as West Marine. In fact West Marine owns them. They have warehouses Distribution centers in Hollister, California and Rock Hill, South Carolina.
GameDay Colors is a wholesale supplier of sports team sprit gear, gifts and apparel.
3L International is an importer and wholesale distributor for airsoft and paint ball guns and supplies.
Coast Cutlery is a higher end company. They sell knives and LED light products.
PDI International carries a range of LED light products such as flashlights, camping lanterns, headlights and other LED products. Contact them through the web site for pricing.
Fox Outdoor Products is a large wholesale surplus dealer. In addition to surplus they also carry a wide range of outdoor products including tents, camping supplier, hiking boots and gear and much more.
Casey’s Distributing carries over 10,000 sports collectible products at wholesale-only pricing. Follow the steps on their website to register.
Clarke Sports is located in Houston Texas. They sell high-quality tennis products from the leading manufacturers.
Bell Golf Manufactures and wholesales golf clubs to dealers, distributors and online sellers. Their products include titanium woods, steel woods, irons, wedges, putters, grips, shafts, accessories, components including Synchron, Acer, Oxygen, Power Play, Prof. Open, PP System, Bionik, Four Ball Blade, Technica, Karma, Lamkin, Golf Pride, Winn, Apollo, True Temper, Powerflex and Aldila.
The Frontier Watch Collection has a great selection of fashion and specialty watches including the Aquaforce line of watches for divers, climbers, yacht racers, rally enthusiasts, and pilots. All of the Aquaforce watches are water resistant to 50 meters. They also sell a line of their watches with the US Navy, Army, Air Force and Marines logos on them. The price range of the watches is from $25 to $60 but I think many of them could be sold for more.
Luyuan Inc features a really neat line of high fashion skateboards, dirt bikes and scooters. They have offices and warehouses in California so you don’t have to worry about importing.
Palco Sports sells a very high quality line of Airsoft guns licensed by Colt, Sig Sauer, Desert Eagle, Taurus and others. Unlike most of the cheap Airsoft guns, these are quality reproductions licensed by the manufacturers that have the look, heft and feel of the real thing and actually operate just like the real guns. They are so realistic that several police departments around the US are using them for training to save ammunition.
Motorcycle Closeouts features motorcycle helmets, riding leathers and accessories all at closeout prices.
Emco Supply is mostly a seller of knives and military style gear, but they also have a great line of knapsacks, tents and other outdoor camping equipment. They are redoing their website, but there is an email link at this location, where you can email and they will send you a catalog and wholesale price lists.
Van Raalte sells a line of outdoor tents and canopies under the EZ Up Brand.
World Famous Sports sells a nice line of outerwear, camouflage, denim and flannel goods and rainwear.
Another company in this venue is BSI, but they only sell College licensed products.
There was a whole section at the show for military surplus –but frankly a lot of it was junk. One company that really impressed me was Coleman Military Surplus. Email them through the website for wholesale information and be sure and reference the ASD/AMD show. You can also call them toll-free at 1-888-478-7758.
Another big wholesale surplus dealer (in fact they claim to be the largest in the world) is Sturm-Mil-Tec.
Below are several companies who sell a variety of fan-related merchandise with the licensed logos of their favorite sports team. I am not going to describe them in detail, but here are the websites of a few that you should check out if you like to sell sports-related merchandise:
Logo Chairs (They sell a lot more than just chairs)