Archive for american hunter

Are Crossbows Easier than Compounds?

Are crossbows really that much easier to handle than a compound bow? Jeff Johnston takes a closer look at the debate.

October 20, 2014

NRA Hunters Lead the Fight in Culture War

Launched in April, the NRA Hunters’ Leadership Forum assembles a collection of leaders from across the hunting world dedicated to the enrichment and growth of the NRA’s mission to promote and defend hunting.

October 15, 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

New Climbing Stands for 2014

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper discusses some new offerings from Summit Treestands for the 2014 season.

September 26, 2014

New Treestand Safety Products for 2014

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper discusses a variety of new treestand safety products that are available for the 2014 season.

September 24, 2014

Book Review: 'The Future of the Gun'

Frank Miniter saw a need for a reporter to honestly go inside America’s gun culture for answers about our relationship with the gun and what’s to come. The result? His new book, "The Future of the Gun."

August 30, 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

Bullet-Base Basics

Whether to use a flat-base bullet or one with a boattail depends largely on the cartridge and the game being hunted.

May 13, 2014

Female Hunters Aplenty Featured in American Hunter’s Annual “Members’ Best”

In step with women being the fastest growing segment of hunters, this year's "Members' Best" feature highlights more than a few trophy shots of women with their bows and guns.

May 13, 2014

Interchangeable Cartridges

What's the difference between the .280 Rem. and the 7mm Express Remington?

May 09, 2014

Hammer-Forged Barrels

Learn about hammer forging and how it makes a difference when it comes to your rifle's barrel.

May 08, 2014

Double-Barrel Shotgun Triggers

Learn the difference between mechanical and inertial triggers.

May 05, 2014

DSC and NRA: Training the Next Generation of Hunters and Shooters

The Dallas Safari Club's biannual Youth S.A.F.E.T.Y. Extravaganza and NRA's Youth Hunter Education Challenge teach safety first as they bring new shooters and hunters into the fold.

May 03, 2014

Adjustable Sights

Rifle not shooting where you want it with iron sights? Follow these steps for adjustment.

May 02, 2014

Buckshot Size

Use different sizes of buckshot for varmints and deer.

April 29, 2014