Archive for adam heggenstaller

Ask the Editors: 3 Essential Pieces of Deer Gear

The question: If you were limited to three pieces of "gear," just what would you deem most important?

November 21, 2014

Do's and Don'ts of Deer Drives

In some parts of the country, driving deer is still a go-to tactic. It’s a fun, camaraderie-filled way to hunt and can be very effective—if done correctly.

November 20, 2014

American Hunter's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Finding the right one amidst a flooded marketplace can be a challenge. In an effort to keep your holiday season stress levels to a minimum, the editors of American Hunter have assembled this handy 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.

November 18, 2014

First Look: BSA 17 Super Mag Riflescope

BSA Optics has a new riflescope designed specifically for the .17 Winchester Super Magnum that promises to help varmint hunters with holdover at long range.

October 30, 2014

4 Packs for Any Deer Hunter

The right pack for deer hunting is like the right rifle—barring sentimental reasons, the best tool for the job often depends on the type of hunting you’ll be doing.

October 28, 2014

How Does Ammo Get Its Name?

So, just how do ammunition companies go about naming new products? Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller discussed the complexities of naming ammo with Winchester's Mike Stock.

October 02, 2014

Turn Your Buck Into Bratwurst

Make hearty bratwurst with the meat from your buck (or doe)—instead of letting it sit in the freezer—by using a kit from Hi Mountain Seasonings.

September 24, 2014

5 Whitetail Essentials That Weigh Less Than 5 Ounces

Pack the essentials before you head out after whitetails this season. These five pieces of deer gear won't weigh you down.

September 23, 2014

Vortex Vulture HD 15x56mm

Big country often calls for big glass. Does relative newcomer Vortex deliver? Find out in this review from Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller

September 16, 2014

Squirrel Masters

What else do you call the best of 42 bushytail hunters scouring the woods of Alabama?

September 03, 2014

3 Best Broadheads for Whitetails

Having trouble deciding on a broadhead for whitetail deer? Ten experienced bowhunters told us their go-to broadheads, and we compiled the results.

August 28, 2014

Beat Thermals and Tag More Deer

Thermals aren't as predictable as they may seem. Consider these factors when choosing a stand location for whitetail deer on hillsides and other slopes.

August 27, 2014

AmericanHunter.org Launches "Whitetail Week"

AmericanHunter.org is proud to launch "Whitetail Week," a new online-only initiative designed to deliver as much content as possible about North America's favorite game animal.

August 26, 2014

3 Must-Read Hunting Books—For Kids

Get your kids ready for school and reading now with these hunting tales.

August 06, 2014

HSUS Attempts to Drive Hunters, Shooters from Public Lands

NRA and other conservation organizations call for Interior Department to reject lead-ammo ban petition; Hornady urges hunters and shooters to take action.

July 31, 2014