Archive for J. Scott Olmsted

Hi-Point Carbines Now in .380, Camo

The low-cost, hardworking Hi-Point Carbine can now be had in a caliber to complement your carry gun.

January 22, 2015

New Ultra Light Arms Signature Series

Melvin Forbes' Signature Series rifles celebrate 30 years of top-flight rifle quality.

January 22, 2015

Winchester AA Shotshells Celebrate 50 Years

Celebrate AA loads with a commemorative case of the famous shotshells.

January 22, 2015

A Shooting Lesson from a Navy SEAL

Want to make more effective shots at deer? Take a lesson from a Navy SEAL. Then take his advice to the range and practice, practice, practice before you hit the woods.

December 16, 2014

Hardware: LHR Redemption

Until the economy tanked, there were several muzzleloaders on the market, but nowadays there are only a handful hunters can count on to outfit themselves for it. LHR Sporting Arms now offers one.

December 10, 2014

Making Tracks: Kubota RTVs

New diesel utility vehicles from Kubota include the RTV-X900, RTV-X1120D and RTV-X1100C.

December 03, 2014

Threats to 11-Year-Old Hunter of Albino Buck Go Too Far

Since Gavin Dingman shot a 12-point albino buck in Michigan, his family has felt the wrath of the online community.

October 27, 2014

Exclusive: Collar Camera Records Deer Predation By Cougar

Collars on Washington deer are providing fabulous insight into the behavior of predators and prey—and some interesting predation, too.

October 27, 2014

Beware the Fall

Are you strapped in for deer season?

October 27, 2014

What the NRA Does for Hunters

Rest easy, American hunter, the NRA has your back.

October 18, 2014

NRA Hunters Lead the Fight in Culture War

Launched in April, the NRA Hunters’ Leadership Forum assembles a collection of leaders from across the hunting world dedicated to the enrichment and growth of the NRA’s mission to promote and defend hunting.

October 15, 2014

Hardware: Traditions Vortek StrikerFire

Vortek's “StrikerFire” is exactly what it sounds like: The gun is striker-fired. A hammer is replaced with a sliding cocker/de-cocker. How did it hold up when put to the test by American Hunter Editor in Chief J. Scott Olmsted? Find out in this review.

September 19, 2014

Happy Birthday Federal Duck Stamp

August 22, 2014, marks 80th birthday of landmark conservation icon.

August 22, 2014

SCI Challenges California Mountain Lion Import Ban

Safari Club International files suit in U.S. District Court to reverse 1990 decision made via voter initiative.

August 08, 2014

.45 ACP vs. Brown Bear

Jim Landess of Sterling, Alaska, used a $200 Hi-Point .45 ACP pistol to defend his home against a 450-pound brown bear.

July 31, 2014