Archive for Shawn Skipper

New from Norma

Norma cartridge cases are known worldwide for superior quality, and now they're going to be readily available to American handloaders.

April 26, 2014

Yamaha's SE Tactical Black Viking

Yamaha Motor Corp. initially announced its Special Edition (SE) Tactical Black Viking at SHOT Show 2014. Now ready for purchase, the Viking line's latest addition was prominently on display at the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits.

April 25, 2014

More On Federal Premium's New Muzzleloader Projectile

We initially broke the news about Federal Premium's new muzzleloader bullet a few days ago, but we couldn't wait to learn even more about the new design once the doors opened at the 143rd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits.

April 25, 2014

Noveske Signature Ammunition from Nosler

Nowadays there's ammunition for nearly any instance (even a zombie apocalypse), so why not have ammo that glows in the dark? Nosler will be answering that call—among others—with its upcoming Noveske Signature line.

April 25, 2014

Federal Premium Launching New, Revolutionary Muzzleloader Bullet Design

Federal Premium is striving to redefine modern in-line performance with its new Trophy Copper Muzzleloader bullet, which features one of the company's latest innovations: the B.O.R. Lock MZ system.

April 23, 2014

Homeowner Defeats Burglar with Bear Spray, Shotgun

According to reports, a Washington man was able to apprehend a young burglar earlier this week. Our protagonist's tools of the trade: bear mace and a trusty shotgun.

April 23, 2014

The Wilder World So Far

A man getting hit in the head by a snow goose? Leopards in Indiana? Bears in bars? Here are Managing Online Editor Shawn Skipper's top five favorite Wilder World Outdoor stories so far.

April 18, 2014

Moose Falls Into Well, Stops Water Flow

Everyone's run into faulty pipes before—but not quite like this.

April 16, 2014

Video: The Little Elk That Could

Elk can thrive in some of the roughest back country habitats our country offers—so one getting defeated by a relatively small fence would have to represent the height of embarrassment.

April 09, 2014

Goose, Turkey Smash Vehicle Windows

Wilder World Outdoors has mentioned before how deer have a penchant for shattering windows, but recent reports have shown that their fowl friends aren't particularly keen on clear glass, either.

April 04, 2014

California Officials Kill Aggressive Mountain Lion

California's something of a hotbed for mountain lion sightings. If you recall, a few weeks ago, I shared the video of a cougar taking an early morning stroll through the Hollywood Hills suburbs. Earlier this week, a family a run-in of their own with one of the big cats in nearby Orange County—and the result was substantially scarier.

April 02, 2014

American Chemical Society: Science of Deer Hunting Can Help Patients With Diabetes

Scientists at a meeting of the American Chemical Society presented evidence that the science behind suppressing a hunter's body odor in the field could help researchers develop a life-saving device for diabetes patients.

March 21, 2014

Bears Destroy Mock Campsite, Lone Cooler Survives

ZooMontana decided to give patrons a first-hand look at the destructive power of grizzlies in the most realistic way possible: putting the bears in a mock campsite.

March 19, 2014

Mountain Lion Goes for Stroll in Hollywood Hills

Security cameras have captured footage of a mountain lion out for a just-before-dawn stroll through a residential area in Hollywood Hills, Calif.

March 14, 2014

Bear Climbs Tree, Walks Tightrope for Meal

What happens when a black bear finds a healthy supply of beaver meat suspended between two trees? Video evidence supplies the answer.

March 12, 2014