Archive for hunting

How to Introduce Your Gundog to Your Baby

Every kid deserves to grow up with a loyal bird dog. At some point, though, that means introducing the two. Kyle Wintersteen offers a few pointers on getting your gundog ready to meet the newest member of the family.

November 13, 2013

A First for Ian

Dave Campbell admits to running a bit behind on his blogs—but he's got a good reason for it.: A First for Ian

November 13, 2013

Alabama Man Loses Eye to "Pet" Deer

An Alabama man has allegedly been blinded in one eye by a deer he kept as a pet.

November 12, 2013

Hunter Catches (and Releases) Goose with Bare Hands

A YouTube video apparently depicts a hunter sneaking up on and catching a live goose in the decoys. What do you make of it?

November 12, 2013

Number of Female Hunters on the Rise

Although the majority of U.S. hunters are still men, the number of female hunters is on the rise. The Becoming An Outdoors-Woman program is a great tool for these new hunters. Find out why.

November 12, 2013

Member's Hunt: The Legend of the Bell Buck

NRA member Jim Izzo was hunting bucks in western Montana with Big Salmon Outfitters when he encountered a buck that will forever 'ring' in his memory.

October 29, 2013

Hunting New Mexico Bear With Barnes Bullets

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper recently set out to test a new Barnes bullet designed for the AAC .300 Blackout. His target? Black bear located at the Jicarilla Apache Nation near Dulce, N.M. Keep your eyes peeled for this new 120-grain bullet in this caliber, which should be available early 2014. In the meantime, check out the photo gallery to see how Draper dropped the hammer on some big old bruins.

October 25, 2013

The Red Lechwe: Hunting Africa with Kimber

NRA E-Media's Tom Rickwalder had an opportunity to take a variety of game on his very first African safari—including the elusive lechwe.

October 24, 2013

The Advantage of Hunting from Crutches

Against his doctor's orders, Kyle Wintersteen went duck hunting last weekend—crutches and all. How did things go? Read on and find out.

October 23, 2013

Hunting Partner Profile: Junior and Jay

Part of the fun of being in camp is getting acquainted with the other hunters. Editorial Director John Zent met a pair in British Columbia that left him with some food for thought.

October 18, 2013

Watch Where You Step, Eh?

No matter how careful you are in the field, sometimes it's just not your day—especially if you aren't watching where you step.

October 18, 2013

Five Rut Revelations

After 25 years of hunting every day of the rut, Bill Winke found that keeping it simple is the key. Use these five hard-won tips to fill your tag this fall.

October 17, 2013

No More Cold Feet

While he once considered himself incredibly tough for rarely suffering the cold and achy feet like most hunters, times have changed. Recently, Dave Campbell has joined the ranks of the sore-footed. Read more to learn his cure.

October 17, 2013

Gear for Deer

Here's the latest deer gear you'll want to check out for hunting season direct from the pages of American Hunter magazine.

October 14, 2013

On the Whitetail Clock

Whether we’re hunting the rut or keying on food sources, most deer hunters have a favorite day and magical hour for besting big bucks. What’s yours?

October 14, 2013