Archive for Shawn Skipper

Portable Power with the Mojo BattStation Optimus

Want to keep your phone, GPS or other mobile device charged when afield? Here's one portable solution.

November 13, 2014

Black Bears Come to Blows in New Jersey

Video of a black bear on black bear battle royale—purportedly filmed in Rockaway, New Jersey—hit YouTube last week, and has been making its rounds online.

November 07, 2014

Winchester Answers: Where's the .22 LR?

A few months back, we provided a look at how ammunition companies were responding to the .22 rimfire "shortage." It's no secret that, since then, many of our readers are still struggling to maintain their stockpile of .22 LR. So what's going on? We asked the folks at Winchester for answers.

October 23, 2014

NRA-Themed Accessories For Your ATV

Your ATV can be just as an important a tool as your truck. So why not trick it out a little bit? Here are a few nifty—and NRA-themed—ATV accessories from Moose Utility Division.

October 22, 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

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

Test Driving the 2015 Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon 4x4

Last week, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper had the opportunity to put the new 2015 Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon on the venerated Hatfield-McCoy Trails. How did it fare? Find out in this latest edition of The Gun Club.

October 09, 2014

Out Of the Hole

Battling bad luck, a broken truck and the flu, the author relies on sheer grit when chasing elk up and down a foreboding Utah landscape.

October 01, 2014

2014's Best Whitetail States: Part II

Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Nebraska and South Carolina began the countdown. Who’s next? Check out the latest installment of our “Top 20 States for Whitetails” series.

September 25, 2014

When Whitetails Attack

Though far from the most aggressive game animal, whitetail deer have occasionally been known to put a hurting on an unsuspecting hunter. Here are a few "Wilder World Outdoors" posts that involve Bambi "striking back," so to speak.

September 22, 2014

Drink Busch, Win a Once-in-a-Lifetime Hunting Vacation?

Busch is challenging its fans to set their sights on the company's new limited-edition hunting packaging in pursuit of exclusive trophy cans and a little something extra.

September 12, 2014

2014's Best Whitetail States: Part I

There's no shortage of whitetail hunters out there, nor shortage of locales where those hunters can put their skills to the test. But that begs a very important question: Just where is the best place to hunt whitetail? Welcome to Part I of our countdown.

August 27, 2014

Wilder World's "Best Of" Whitetail Entries

It's time to look back—in this case, at some of the best whitetail-related "Wilder World" entries thus far. Strap in, folks, this could get bumpy.

August 26, 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

Pennsylvania Women Engage in Taxidermy Duel

Folks are doing a lot of neat things with taxidermy nowadays. What you don't see much of, though, is people calling upon taxidermy in a fight. Until last week, that is.

August 14, 2014