Archive for hunting

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

Prerogatives

Recently Dave Campbell blogged about whether the .223 Rem./5.56 NATO cartridge is an adequate deer round. The response he received demanded a follow-up.

September 24, 2014

NRA Joins Sponsors of National Hunting and Fishing Day

The organizers of National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) have announced that the National Rifle Association has joined their list of sponsors.

September 23, 2014

5 Treestand Safety Tips

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper shares five simple safety tips that every whitetail hunter should keep in mind when utilizing a treestand.

September 22, 2014

The Six Guys You Meet in Deer Camp

There's not just one stereotypical whitetail hunter—it's more like six. Have you met them all? Read on and find out.

September 21, 2014

Kids These Days…

They say the youth of America just aren’t interested in hunting anymore. But they can’t say that about “Generation H.”

September 18, 2014

Why Electric Companies Might be Wildlife’s Best Friend

Could the corridors created by power lines help replace the wildlife habitat that's been disappearing through development and social pressures?

August 27, 2014

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Trail Camera

NRA Publications' Christopher Olsen offers five simple tips that should help you get more out of your trail cameras this fall.

August 25, 2014

Is the .223 Rem. a Deer Cartridge?

The question of the day: Is the .223 Remington/5.56 NATO cartridge an adequate deer cartridge?

August 25, 2014

Venison Chili

This latest offering from Georgia Pellegrini is a good recipe to make during the year's warmer months, when it's high time to start making room in your freezer before fall.

August 24, 2014

Your Best Stand

With the blizzard of media sources at our fingertips today, sometimes fundamentals get lost amid so much information. Bill Winke provides a few simple tips that may be getting overlooked.

August 24, 2014

TriStar Viper G2 Synthetic

Despite the many naysayers, American Hunter contributor David Draper has long been a fan of shotguns from Turkey and has carried one waterfowling for the past decade—which made him the ideal man to put TriStar's new Viper G2 Synthetic to the test.

August 22, 2014

For the Good of the Group

For NRA President Jim Porter, it is rewarding to help wield the tremendous influence of our 5-million-plus membership’s united voice as a faithful servant of American hunters and shooters. Stopping to hunt the occasional wild turkey and maybe even earn a grand slam along the way is a bonus.

August 22, 2014

Member's Hunt: Frozen Stiff

Ordinarily it would be safe to assume an Alaska resident would have a pretty firm grasp of how to keep a firearm functioning in the cold, wouldn’t it?

August 19, 2014

ALPS OutdoorZ Introduces First Women's Pack

ALPS OutdoorZ has announced the addition of its new Huntress Women's Pack to the company's 2014 line of camouflage hunting backpacks.

August 15, 2014