Galleries

Hogs and Doves the West Texas Way

On a dove and hog hunt in west Texas last year, America Hunter field editor Brian McCombie made some new friends, tested out new gear and took the biggest boar hog of his life. The hunt was held at the T-Diamond Ranch, an NRA Outdoors approved outfitter headed by Roy Wilson. McCombie was joined by eight other hunters, all NRA members—including two father-son teams.

October 24, 2014

2015 Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon Test Drive

Earlier this month, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper had the opportunity to put the new 2015 Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon on the venerated Hatfield-McCoy Trails. What's it like, putting a new 4x4 through its paces on one of the country's most highly-regarded trail systems? Get an inside look with this gallery.

October 22, 2014

Rifle Hunting the Bugle in Northwest Colorado

With the bulls bugling and the aspens at their golden height, where else would you rather be than the "Elk Hunting Capital of the World" with an elk tag in your pocket? Digital Managing Editor Justin McDaniel found himself in that enviable position in late September as he headed to the mountains northeast of Craig, Colo., for his first elk hunt.

October 21, 2014

Varmint Hunting With Hornady's .17 WSM

Hornady has announced that it's expanding its .17-caliber lineup in 2015, with the addition of the .17 WSM. Earlier this year, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper had the opportunity to put the new offering to work on some prairie dogs during a Wyoming varmint hunt. Get an inside look at that trip with the gallery provided here, and be sure to check out our video for even more information.

October 15, 2014

Must-Have Black Powder Accessories

Whether you are a traditionalist shooting charcoal, sulfur and nitrate or a modern in-line enthusiast, you’ll learn quickly that there are a number of products you’ll need to make your shooting passion more enjoyable. Our friends at Cheaper Than Dirt have plethora of accessories. Here’s a sampling:

October 14, 2014

Hornady and Gunwerks: Reloading for Long Range

NRA Publications Armorer Christopher Olsen had the chance to spend a few days reloading Hornady ammunition and putting it to good use at Gunwerks' long range shooting course. Get an inside look at what he learned with this gallery.

September 10, 2014

Wyoming Bound: A Varmint Hunt with Winchester

Summer is an excellent time to bust out the varmint loads and put a hurting on small game. With that in mind, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper and some of the folks from Winchester ventured to northern Wyoming with the intention of putting the company's .17 Win. Super Mag. to work on the local prairie dog population. Get an inside look at the hunt with this gallery.

August 21, 2014

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