Archive for Shawn Skipper

An Outfitters' Ball in Harrisburg

Outfitters from across the globe have descended upon Harrisburg, Pa., this week. Looking for a dream hunt? You might find a few dozen of them at the Great American Outdoor Show.

February 13, 2015

Taxidermy from the 2015 Great American Outdoor Show

The halls of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex have been to home to an impressive array of taxidermy throughout the Great American Outdoor Show. Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper offers a closer look at some of the more impressive mounts with this gallery.

February 12, 2015

2015 SHOT Show Roundup

Looking to catch up on all of our SHOT Show 2015 coverage? Here's a roundup of some of the things the American Hunter staff saw earlier this month.

February 02, 2015

SIG Sauer's Electro-Optic Hunting Riflescope

SIG Sauer had one of the hottest booths at SHOT Show 2015, and for good reason—the company rolled out its new optics line for the first time. Hunters should pay attention.

January 30, 2015

Give 'em Federal Premium's 3rd Degree

Earlier this year, Federal Premium—inventor of the turkey load—announced its latest gobbler-specific shotshell, titled 3rd Degree.

January 24, 2015

Savage Launches .17 HMR A17 Rifle; CCI Releases A17 Ammo

.17 HMR has never been a caliber that's taken well to semi-automatic rifles, but Savage Arms might have rolled out a new answer at SHOT Show 2015's Media Day at the Range.

January 23, 2015

Mossy Oak Announces Break-Up Country

Mossy Oak's "Break-Up" line reaches its fourth iteration with the new pattern, known simply as Break-Up Country.

January 22, 2015

28 Nosler

Last year, 26 Nosler was introduced to the industry. The cartridge's success prompted an expansion of the family in 2015, and the company has used SHOT Show to roll out its new 28 Nosler.

January 21, 2015

Yamaha Wolverine R-Spec

Yamaha kicked off SHOT Show by introducing the Wolverine R-Spec, an all-new Side-by-Side that's designed and engineered for exploring extreme terrain.

January 21, 2015

Mossberg Blaze

Mossberg announced its "Big 5" for 2015 on the eve of SHOT Show 2015—including the new Patriot, reviewed by Richard Mann here—and among the new releases was an expansion to its rimfire family: the Blaze.

January 21, 2015

Winchester XPR

Among the new bolt-action rifles on display at SHOT Show 2015 is a new entry from the folks at Winchester Repeating Arms, officially named the XPR.

January 20, 2015

Hatsan Releases .30 and .35 Caliber Carnivore Airgun

HatsanUSA has announced that it will be releasing .30 and .35 caliber airguns for 2015, under its new "Carnivore" line.

January 19, 2015

First Look: Benelli 828U Over/Under

At SHOT Show 2014, Benelli made waves with the public introduction of its Ethos semi-auto, which quickly became one of the well-regarded new releases of the year. What could the company possibly do to follow that up in 2015? Well, throw us a heck of a curveball, for one, by introducing its first-ever over/under: the Benelli 828U. Here are five things you need to know.

January 19, 2015

SHOT Show 2015 Coverage

Is it that time of the year already? Our staff has arrived in Las Vegas for yet around go-round with SHOT Show. Follow along with our coverage right here, with "The Gun Club."

January 18, 2015

132-Year-Old Winchester Rifle Found in Great Basin National Park

Here's a Throwback Thursday for you: The National Parks Service announced yesterday that a team of archaeologists conducting surveys in Nevada's Great Basin National Park last November discovered a 132-year-old Winchester rifle.

January 15, 2015