Galleries

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.

July 31, 2014

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.

July 30, 2014

Members' Best 2014 Photo of the Day: Frank McLaughlin, Allen, Texas

We asked NRA members to send in their best photos from 2013-14 hunts, and published many of them in the June 2014 issue. Here are the photos that were featured in the print edition of American Hunter this year. Keep checking back as we will be adding a new entry almost every day from those that didn't make the print edition.

May 15, 2014

Snow Geese in the South Dakota Sky

Spring typically means the end of the line for waterfowlers and the beginning of "duck depression." There is a way to squeeze a little more action out of your season: a spring snow goose hunt. Managing Online Editor Shawn Skipper spent a week hunting the reverse migration in South Dakota this spring, armed with Remington's Versa Max Waterfowl Pro and Federal Premium's Black Cloud shotshells. Find out how he fared with this gallery.

May 09, 2014

Gallery: A Nebraska Spring Turkey Hunt

Nebraska in March can be chilly—even frigid—but that doesn’t stop a band of dedicated hunters intent on hunting spring turkeys. With its diverse terrain and two-bird limit, central Nebraska offers even fanatics an incredible turkey hunting experience, even if at times it may feel like a winter deer hunt.

April 23, 2014

NRA President James W. Porter and his Osceola

As NRA President James W. Porter II gears up for the final leg of his turkey grand slam, take a look back at what he has accomplished to date!

April 08, 2014

Porter Harvests Rio Turkey; One Subspecies Remains In Hunt for Grand Slam

NRA President Jim Porter has been covering the turkey hunting bases this week, hitting three states in five days in pursuit of three of the four U.S. subspecies! NRA Publications' John Zent broke the news on Porter's Rio Grande in Texas late yesterday, and this morning we've got even more great photos to share. Check out the action in the gallery below.

March 20, 2014

Jim Porter Tags Eastern Turkey; Two Away from Grand Slam—Photo Gallery

NRA President Jim Porter got a break from the bad weather on Tuesday morning and dropped a beautiful Eastern gobbler, marking the second of the four turkey subspecies he needs to claim his prestigious grand slam.

March 18, 2014

Eastern Gobblers Calling Porter's Name—Photo Gallery

By late afternoon on Porter's second day of the hunt, the rain stopped in time for him to run out with nothing more than a gun, a couple of box calls and a camera. Within minutes, a tom was answering! Too bad he wasn't quite ready to strut into shotgun range, but tomorrow is another day. In the meantime, here is a glimpse of Porter's first Alabama outing.

March 16, 2014

Porter Takes Aim at the Osceola—Photo Gallery

NRA President Jim Porter has his own eye on the outdoors as he and Ray Eye, host of “Eye on the Outdoors,” head out to chase Osceola—subspecies No. 1 of the four he needs to achieve his grand slam.

March 15, 2014

Viva Mexico Quail Hunting

While U.S. upland bird seasons are closed by March, this month is prime time for quail hunting in some parts of sunny Mexico, particularly for the black-throated bobwhite variety found throughout the Yucatan Peninsula. NRA Outdoors, an affiliate partner that organizes hunting and fishing excursions specially tailored to NRA members, offers an intriguing three-day hunt in Yucatan’s rural northern coastal plain, not far from the tourist mecca of Cancun. A party of six American hunters, including NRA Outdoors chief Greg Ray and Editorial Director John Zent, found the welcome there to be as warm as the weather, the birds were abundant, and the shooting downright excellent.

March 14, 2014

John Zent's Top 10 Shotguns

Since junior high, NRA Publications Editorial Director John Zent has had a love-hate affair with shotguns. He loves ‘em when he hits; hates ‘em when he misses. Of course, he knows better than to blame the gun, but he has to live with himself and can always switch to a new shotgun—right? Or perhaps he can really be fickle and have 10 favorite wingshooting buddies. Check out John's Top 10 shotguns.

February 28, 2014

Final Days of the Great American Outdoor Show

The last few days at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa. were chock-a-block full of exciting seminars and a fan-favorite, the NRA Country concert with headlining artist Brantley Gilbert. See what else the show had to offer.

February 12, 2014

Top 30 Photos from the SCI Show

Karen Mehall has seen her fair share of sights this week at Safari Club International's Annual Hunters' Convention. Here are her top 30 photos from the show.

February 08, 2014

Outfitters on Display

Outfitters from throughout the world have set up camp at the Great American Outdoor show, offering guests a chance to plan hunts and fishing trips in every corner of the globe imaginable. Here are a few of the operations that Justin McDaniel happened across in Harrisburg.

February 07, 2014