Archive for adam heggenstaller

Losing to Leopard

Not every trip ends with a trophy. That said, in order to lose against a leopard, Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller had to hunt one. Read his story here.

February 25, 2015

Great American Family

A day spent at the Great American Outdoor Show brings family and friends together to celebrate their lifestyle as hunters and shooters—even in the dead of winter.

February 23, 2015

First Look: SnapSafe LockBox

The new LockBox from SnapSafe offers security in a portable, economical package. Here’s the scoop.

January 26, 2015

Otis Technology Ear Shield

Much slimmer than earmuff-style hearing protection, the new Ear Shield from Otis Technology keeps your ears safe while shooting without getting in the way.

January 22, 2015

Savage Arms A17 Rifle

Savage Arms had its new A17 semi-automatic .17 HMR rifle on display at SHOT Show 2015's Media Day at the Range.

January 21, 2015

Hunting with Dead Air Suppressors

Executive Editor Adam Heggenstaller discusses suppressor use by hunters with Chad Schearer at SHOT Show 2015.

January 21, 2015

Magpul Hunter 700 Stock

The new Magpul Hunter 700 Stock is an easy way for hunters to improve the ergonomics and function of their Remington Model 700.

January 20, 2015

Building a Leopard Blind

Pop-up blinds are for more than just turkey and deer hunting. However, as this video shows, the pre-made blind is only the beginning of a good setup.

January 09, 2015

3 Layering Systems for the Late Season

It’s down to the wire, and the only way to fill that whitetail tag burning a hole in your pocket is to get out there and hunt. Here are three layering systems for the late season that will keep you in the game as Old Man Winter tries to keep you indoors.

December 18, 2014

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