Archive for J. Scott Olmsted

Could Suburban America Actually Appreciate Hunting?

We all know hunting isn't always viewed favorably across America, especially in urban and suburban regions where our pastime may be considered anachronistic by some, and perhaps merely a necessary evi

March 03, 2014

An African Big-Game Hunt, Caprivi Style

Standing toe-to-toe with Earth’s largest land mammal makes one thing clear: Elephant hunting is not a task to be taken lightly.

February 28, 2014

The Lion Rules Headlines

A petition by a coalition of anti-hunting environmental groups has led the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to study whether the African lion should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. An ensuing battle pits preservationists vs. conservationists.

February 20, 2014

Shhh, Craftsman at Work

Rigby is back. For the first time since prior to WWI, customers can order a genuine Mauser Model 98 barreled action.

February 07, 2014

Fit for the Pulitzer in You

Have you ever wondered what a gun owned by a literary legend would look like? The Westley Richards booth has one. Find out what it is and who owned it here.

February 07, 2014

ATVs Rule

While you'd expect to see a Yamaha Rhino at the Safari Club show, the company's new Viking is what's really turning heads.

February 07, 2014

Recovered Hardware

More than a year after hunting in Namibia's Caprivi Strip, Scott Olmsted finally receives the recovered bullet that took down his bull elephant.

February 07, 2014

That Ain't the Kind of PC We're Used to Seeing

Sure, there are plenty of long guns on display here at SCI, but hunters can admire the beauty of revolver like the S&W Model 686 PC, too.

February 07, 2014

Confabbing

The SCI Show is also a time when American Hunter Editor-in-Chief Scott Olmsted can spend quality time with many of the folks who contribute to the success of the magazine each month.

February 06, 2014

A Heckuva Buck

Scott Olmsted stumbles upon one unique monster buck on the floor of the SCI Show, and you'll never guess who harvested it!

February 06, 2014

Now That's a Mount!

Part of the fun for Scott Olmsted and other SCI Show attendees is the chance to take in some amazing taxidermy sights.

February 06, 2014

A First Time for Everything

On Wednesday afternoon at the SCI Show Scott Olmsted could be found at the Safari Press Booth signing copies of first book.

February 06, 2014

25 Years of X Success

The Barnes X-Bullet is celebrating a significant anniversary. Learn its history here.

February 05, 2014

Vegas, Baby!

For the second time in a matter of weeks, American Hunter Editor-in-Chief Scott Olmsted touches down in Las Vegas, this time for the Safari Club International convention. Follow along all week as he files reports from the show floor.

February 05, 2014

Remington Model 783

Lest one think “cheaper” means cheap, think again. The Model 783 offers everything a hunter needs in a rifle: accuracy, dependability and a retail price that should inspire impulse buying.

December 23, 2013