Archive for adam heggenstaller

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

Primos Trigger Stick Tri Pod

The Trigger Stick provides a stable shooting rest that's easy to adjust, and serves as a tripod for optics and cameras.

July 30, 2014

CVA Scout V2 Pistol

Chad Schearer and Adam Heggenstaller discuss CVA's Scout V2 pistol during a trip to the range with NRA Publications.

July 22, 2014

Answers in Aoudad Country

A search for a trophy ram in the Davis Mountains of West Texas leads the author to question his skills as a rifleman.

July 22, 2014

10 Do’s and Don’ts for Better Bow Practice

Don’t just fling arrows to fling arrows; make the most of your range time by practicing perfectly.

July 16, 2014

Video: The .454 Casull Challenge

American Hunter Field Editor Bryce Towsley claimed he could put five rounds of .454 Casull through a single-action revolver in under three seconds. The American Hunter staff challenged him to prove it—and couldn't resist getting in on the fun, too.

July 15, 2014