Archive for J. Scott Olmsted

Kubota Builds Diesels

Kubota Tractor Corp.'s latest offerings include the RTV X-Series.

March 27, 2014

Hunter Education Online is Cheap and Easy

If you were born after 1959, you likely need hunter education certification to buy a hunting license. Here’s how to accomplish that.

March 25, 2014

Humane Society of the United States Propped up by Handful of Sugar Daddies

Anti-hunters collect funds from a handful of deep-pocketed donors.

March 25, 2014

Can Consumption of Protein Lead to Early Death?

A published study suggests too much consumption of animal-based proteins by middle-aged humans can lead to greater risk of cancer and diabetes. Hunters might disagree.

March 13, 2014

2014 a Year for Fewer Gun, Ammo Sales?

Business reports suggest 2014 gun sales may ebb, which may benefit consumers looking for their favorite brands on retail shelves.

March 12, 2014

5,000 Citizens First to Receive Concealed-Carry Licenses in Illinois

More than 5,000 Illinois residents will be the first citizens ever in their state to receive concealed-carry firearm licenses.

March 11, 2014

26 Nosler: Will It Be the Next Cartridge Gun Guys Want?

Nosler's first proprietary cartridge gets its bullet to the target lickety-split.

March 09, 2014

Anti-Hunters Cry Foul, but Rhino Auction Benefits Species

Anti-hunters may not like the idea, but one animal dying to save the species is a small price to pay for conservation.

March 09, 2014

AR Hunters, Check Out this Hunter

The DPMS GII Hunter is chambered in .308 Win., and it's an ideal platform for big-game hunting.

March 08, 2014

Why Everyone Should Embrace Elephant Hunting

Many people, including hunters, don't like the idea of elephant hunting. But they should not insist others agree with them so long as the activity is legal and does not harm the resource.

March 07, 2014

Connections Make the Job Easier

Connections via my job at the NRA make life easier, even when it's reporting about the status of the African lion.

March 06, 2014

Smith & Wesson Big Game Dinner Benefits USO

Smith & Wesson's annual Big Game Dinner drew more than 500 guests, serving up dishes like carved elk roasts, wild boar sweet sausages and Cajun-style catfish.

March 06, 2014

NRA Competitive Shooting Needs Target Pullers

NRA Competitive Shooting is looking for target pullers at Camp Perry this summer.

March 05, 2014

Big-Bore Hardware

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

March 04, 2014

A 1 MOA Muzzleloader

Welcome to The Gun Club, where readers can get a taste of life as an NRA editor. As you'll see, it's not all about life behind a desk. Here's the first salvo, a three-shot group from a .50-caliber

March 03, 2014