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Barnes: 25 Years of Drop-Dead Reliability

Editorial Director John Zent looks back at the 25-year lifespan of the Barnes X-Bullet.

October 07, 2014

Hardware: .26 Nosler

The .26 Nosler could well be the 6.5mm that finally makes the caliber widely popular in the United States. Why? Find out in this review, taken straight from the pages of American Hunter magazine.

September 15, 2014

The .280 Ackley Improved

Developed by P.O. Ackley and Fred Huntington and known previously by a variety of names such as the “.280 Rem. Ackley Improved 40 degrees,” the .280 Ackley Improved is a more recent addition to the list of wildcat cartridges gone legitimate.

May 20, 2014

Nyati Big-Bore Ammunition

Big-bore, dangerous-game rifles are cool—unless you shoot them a lot. Nyati lives up to its name by loading reduced-recoil practice ammo for dangerous-game rifles.

May 09, 2014

Winchester Long Beard XR Turkey Loads

No longer is 40 yards the extreme distance for turkeys. Reach out and touch them with the latest load from Winchester ammunition, Long Beard XR.

March 10, 2014

Big-Bore Hardware

Scott Olmsted shares which guns and gear he used for a big-game hunt in Africa.

March 04, 2014

Federal's Big-Game Tactic

Federal Premium's new Trophy Copper was what got the job done for John Zent on his latest B.C. goat hunt. See what he had to say about the Federal ammunition line here.

February 26, 2014

Essential Gear Roundup: Spring Hunting Season

Here's the gear you'll want to check out for spring turkey hunting season and any big-game hunts you plan to attend in the near future.

February 24, 2014

Rottweil Laser Plus Sabot Slugs

Disciples of Hastings and Buckhammer slugs will be pleased with this new line of deer-hunting shotgun slug ammo.

January 24, 2014

2014 Golden Bullseye Award Winners

The editors of American Hunter have announced the recipients of the magazine's 2014 Golden Bullseye Awards.

December 18, 2013

2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Hunters

The holiday shopping season has once again arrived, and there's no shortage of gifts out there for a hunter or huntress. That said, finding the right one amidst a flooded marketplace—particularly on short notice—can be a challenge. Fortunately for you, the hardworking elves we have here at AmericanHunter.org have put together this handy 2013 Holiday Gift Guide.

November 26, 2013

Hornady American Whitetail

For its most recent introduction, the Nebraska bullet builder sunk its roots even deeper into the heartland with its flag-waving American Whitetail series of ammunition.

October 21, 2013

Herter's Select Grade Ammo

Cabela’s couldn’t get enough ammo in stock to feed the needs of its customers so it sought out alternate supplies. After meeting with manufacturers worldwide, Cabela’s chose operations in the Czech Republic, Italy and Russia to load rifle, handgun and shotgun ammunition to its specifications. And the Herter’s Select Grade line was born.

October 09, 2013

.17 Win. Super Mag.

There is no doubt that the .17 WSM elevates rimfire ballistics to a new level. But will enough gun companies jump on board to produce rifles in this caliber?

September 30, 2013

Leading the Way: Barnes Bullets

With all the hype about non-lead projectiles these day, here’s a look at how and why Barnes’s engineers created the monolithic X Bullet, and the improved copper bullets that have followed.

September 26, 2013