Eric Miller is the Centerfire Rifle and Component Product Manager for Federal and Speer Ammunition. He was born in southern Minnesota, has lived in various locations across the country, and currently resides in Hugo, MN. Eric grew up hunting and fishing with his dad which ignited his passion for the outdoors and led to his career in the industry. For a couple of years, he lived in Africa before returning to the U.S. to work in the retail sector of the firearms industry. Eric has worked in the industry for the last 24 years.
The majority of Eric’s hunting experiences have occurred in the Midwest, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas but he has also been fortunate to hunt out west for elk and deer as well as Newfoundland, Northwest Territory, Yukon, and Alaska. He has experienced several DIY moose hunts in Alaska which he counts among some of his most favorite and memorable hunts. He is currently training a new British Lab puppy for the upcoming bird season.
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In this episode Joe speaks with Eric Miller, Product Manager, Rifle Ammunition and Components at Federal Premium Ammunition. Eric helps us understand the difference between Federal and Speer. We discuss what is involved in the product development process for ammunition-new products, the average length of time a new product will be in the development pipeline, the product testing process for accuracy and lethality, and what can we expect in the near future from Federal and/or Speer. Want to know more about the ammunition shortage-why and for how long can we expect it to continue? Tune in Saturday, August 7 at 6am CST to find out!ould it say and why?