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Put Down the Mower: Brushy Areas Good for Pheasants, Quail

Need to free up some time to be lazy this summer? Nebraska Pheasants Forever has your answer.

HSUS Attempts to Drive Hunters, Shooters from Public Lands

NRA and other conservation organizations call for Interior Department to reject lead-ammo ban petition; Hornady urges hunters and shooters to take action.

.45 ACP vs. Brown Bear

Jim Landess of Sterling, Alaska, used a $200 Hi-Point .45 ACP pistol to defend his home against a 450-pound brown bear.

Does Rain Lower Your Bullet's Point of Impact?

Does shooting in the rain result in a lower point of impact? The BullShooters investigate.

7 Inexpensive Binoculars for Hunters

For all their revealing brightness, binoculars are dark and mysterious things. Ron Spomer's going to make things easy for you: Here are seven binoculars that won't break the bank.

Britain’s Giant Game Fair

Britain's annual CLA Game Fair is the nation's largest unified voice in support of shooting and hunting ... and that's just the beginning!

Gallery: Scenes From The CLA Game Fair 2014

Britain’s incomparable CLA Game Fair serves a vibrant community determined to safeguard and promote all facets of rural life, notably including shooting and hunting. Huge crowds make the Game Fair one of the biggest and best events of its kind around the world.

Primos Trigger Stick Tri Pod

The Trigger Stick provides a stable shooting rest that's easy to adjust, and serves as a tripod for optics and cameras.

Adjusting the Trigger Pull of the Ruger American Rifle

Gunsite Academy instructor Mike Moore explains how to the adjust the trigger pull of the Ruger American Rifle.

Glass That Won’t Break the Bank

What you need to know to save a bundle.

Hardware: Ruger Red Label

Still made at Ruger's factory in New Hampshire, the revamped Red Label costs less than the original version.

Your Best Stand

With the blizzard of media sources at our fingertips today, sometimes fundamentals get lost amid so much information. Bill Winke provides a few simple tips that may be getting overlooked.

Literature: The Lionized Tiger Hunter

How Jim Corbett took on man-eating tigers.

Veteran Fights to Keep Therapy Ducks

Army National Guard veteran Darin Welker says his 14 pet ducks are the only thing helping him overcome Iraq War injuries—but now the borough of West Lafayette, Ohio, is threatening to take them away.

Prep Now for Your Backcountry Hunts!

With early archery seasons coming in August, Karen Mehall Phillips decided it was time to get serious are her preparation. The result? A trip to Magpul's Backcountry Hunter's course in Yakima, Wash.

Member's Hunt: Taste of Sage

NRA member Roy F. Heilman of Shoreview, Minn., decided to take advantage of a last-chance opportunity to hunt sage grouse with his trusted gundog, Johann. This is his story.

Ruger American Rifle/Redfield Revolution Combo Deal

Ruger's Craig Cushman discusses the new combination package featuring the Ruger American Rifle and Redfield's Revolution riflescope.

Companion Bills in House/Senate Would Raise Duck Stamp Price

The Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014, which has the support of Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl, could raise the price of stamps from $15 to $25.

Is Ice Water Deadly For Dogs?

You may have seen the email chain that went viral recently, warning dog owners that ice water—or even very cold water—is deadly to dogs when ingested. Is it true? The BullShooters had no choice but to investigate.

Reacquainting With An Old Friend

It's good to reconnect with old friends, especially when they're Smith & Wesson Model 27's.

Venison Chili

This latest offering from Georgia Pellegrini is a good recipe to make during the year's warmer months, when it's high time to start making room in your freezer before fall.

Shooting the New Salvo 12 Shotgun Suppressor

Field Editor Brian McCombie had a chance to put SilencerCo's new Salvo 12 shotgun suppressor to good use. How does it sound and feel? Find out here.

Beretta USA to Move All Manufacturing From Maryland to Tennessee

Beretta USA has announced that it has decided to move the entirety of its manufacturing capabilities from Accokeek, Md., to Gallatin, Tenn.

CVA Scout V2 Pistol

Chad Schearer and Adam Heggenstaller discuss CVA's Scout V2 pistol during a trip to the range with NRA Publications.

FLIR Announces Thermal Imaging Camera for iPhone

FLIR Systems, Inc., has announced the impending release of the FLIR ONE, a thermal imaging accessory for smartphones.

Answers in Aoudad Country

A search for a trophy ram in the Davis Mountains of West Texas leads the author to question his skills as a rifleman.

Flush to Retrieve

There are certain dog trainers who discourage their retrievers from flushing birds. That sounds like the waste of good potential to Ron Spomer.

Bear Goes on Rampage in Washington

According to a report from a Fox affiliate out of Fall City, Wash., a bear tore apart three hen houses and a goat cage on a local farm, before setting its sights on one of the property owners.

SilencerCo Shotgun Suppressor Hits Market

SilencerCo has debuted a shotgun suppressor, the Salvo 12. The Salvo 12 is made to suppress a 12-gauge shotgun firing 23/4-inch or 3-inch slugs or wadded shot.

Spanish Hunting Dog Has Green Puppies

Aida Vallelado Molina of Laguna de Duero, Spain, has delivered many litters of hunting dogs, but none with such shocking results: On June 3, her dog had a litter of five puppies, two of which were the color green.

Rig 'Em Right Realtree Max-5 Low Rider II Layout Blind

Rig 'Em Right has announced its new Low Rider II layout blind, to be available in Realtree's MAX-5 waterfowl camo.

Video: The CVA Accura V2

Chad Schearer talks about the CVA Accura V2 Nitride during a trip to the range with NRA Publications.

2014 Kawasaki Teryx4

Roughly two years after its initial launch, the 2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 side-by-side vehicle boasts significant improvements in style, power and drivability.

6 Bow-Tuning Tips

Tuning a bow is not black magic; it is a series of logical steps. Use these six methods to tune nearly any bow.

Who Says Hunters Don’t Police Their Own?

We’ve all read online comments online accompanying hunting stories that say something to the effect that “hunters always praise themselves as saviors of animals, but they don’t really do anything to preserve and protect wildlife.” Scott Olmsted is here to tell you that is bunk.

The Single-Pin vs. Multi-Pin Adjustable Sight Debate

Do you prefer a single-pin sight for your bow, or a multi-pin adjustable one? The debate rages on.

What Does Hunting Really Do For African Game?

We’ve all heard, discussed, and repeated the claim that “hunting is good for the species,” but how long does it take? The BullShooters provide an answer.

Blind Springer Spaniel Finds Way to Hunt

Meet Trigger, a 7-year-old English springer spaniel who’s hunted his entire life—despite being blind.

Video: CVA's Optima V2 Northwest

CVA's Chad Schearer shows off the company's new Optima V2 Northwest muzzleloader during a trip to the range with NRA Publications.

iON Camera introduces new CamoCAM Action Camera

iON Camera has unveiled its new CamoCAM Action Camera, the first POV camera designed with the hunter in mind.

Age Recommendations for Introducing Kids to Archery

Every child grows and matures at a different pace so there is no set age requirement for introducing your child to this lifelong sport. It's the parent or guardian who is the best judge of knowing when their child is ready.

10 Do’s and Don’ts for Better Bow Practice

Don’t just fling arrows to fling arrows; make the most of your range time by practicing perfectly.

Quake Industries Stack-A-Rest

Dudley McGarity of BPI Outdoors shows off the new Quake Industries Stack-A-Rest.

Scouting Tools You Really Shouldn’t Have

Some of these scouting tools are prompting even Field Editor Frank Miniter to snoop on the neighbors.

ALPS OutdoorZ Introduces New Crossfire Pack

ALPS OutdoorZ has unveiled its new Crossfire Pack, the latest addition to the company's line of hunting gear.

NRA Prepares for Youth Hunter Education Challenge 2014

Next week, kids from all over the United States will gather on the quad of Mansfield University for the 2014 International Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC).

Video: The .454 Casull Challenge

American Hunter Field Editor Bryce Towsley claimed he could put five rounds of .454 Casull through a single-action revolver in under three seconds. The American Hunter staff challenged him to prove it—and couldn't resist getting in on the fun, too.

Weatherby Announces Partnership with Delta Waterfowl

Weatherby has announced a new partnership with Delta Waterfowl, one of the leading non-profit conservation groups dedicated to ducks and duck hunters in North America.

Win a Grizzly 700 EPS 4x4 ATV and Kansas Whitetail Hunt

Yamaha Outdoors has partnered with Powderhook and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) to offer consumers a chance to win a new Grizzly 700 EPS 4x4 ATV and a Kansas whitetail hunt.

NRA, Pursuit Channel Announce Second Seasons of "NRA Freedom Fridays" and "NRA Country"

NRA and the Pursuit Channel have announced the 2014 renewal of their partnership to NRA Freedom Fridays presented by Cheaper Than Dirt! and NRA Country Sundays.

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By Jon Draper
August 29, 2013

It is consumer demand that keeps supplies of ammo nationwide low—and prices high. To figure out why, you might ask your neighbor.

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rspock wrote:
July 23, 2014

It's summer of 2014 now and reloading components are more scarce than ever. Midway, Cabalas, etc have little to no Hodgdon powder, 30 cal completion quality bullets (or any other for that matter). Can't shake the feeling that something besides normal supply and demand is going on.

Russell Keeling wrote:
May 18, 2014

It's hard to believe this articles. I handload and all components are not available and have not been for a long time. If this article held truth, at some point I would be able to find some brass.

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