Archive for scott olmsted

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

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

Threats to 11-Year-Old Hunter of Albino Buck Go Too Far

Since Gavin Dingman shot a 12-point albino buck in Michigan, his family has felt the wrath of the online community.

October 27, 2014

Exclusive: Collar Camera Records Deer Predation By Cougar

Collars on Washington deer are providing fabulous insight into the behavior of predators and prey—and some interesting predation, too.

October 27, 2014

Beware the Fall

Are you strapped in for deer season?

October 27, 2014

What the NRA Does for Hunters

Rest easy, American hunter, the NRA has your back.

October 18, 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

Hardware: Traditions Vortek StrikerFire

Vortek's “StrikerFire” is exactly what it sounds like: The gun is striker-fired. A hammer is replaced with a sliding cocker/de-cocker. How did it hold up when put to the test by American Hunter Editor in Chief J. Scott Olmsted? Find out in this review.

September 19, 2014

Winchester Launching Deer Season XP in 2015

Winchester has announced a new deer-specific rifle brand, Deer Season XP, which is due to launch in April 2015. Editor in Chief J. Scott Olmsted had a chance to discuss the upcoming product launch with Winchester's Mike Stock.

September 18, 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

Hunting Texas Hogs in the Dark

Texas is crawling with feral hogs, and the state needs some help thinning them. If you go, be sure to take the right equipment.

May 08, 2014

Sights Set on the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

The NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Indianapolis are due to serve up the nation's biggest celebration of the Second Amendment and American freedom!

April 24, 2014

Big-Bore Hardware

Scott Olmsted shares which guns and gear he used for a big-game hunt in Africa.

March 04, 2014

An African Big-Game Hunt, Caprivi Style

Standing toe-to-toe with Earth’s largest land mammal makes one thing clear: Elephant hunting is not a task to be taken lightly.

February 28, 2014

The Lion Rules Headlines

A petition by a coalition of anti-hunting environmental groups has led the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to study whether the African lion should be protected under the Endangered Species Act. An ensuing battle pits preservationists vs. conservationists.

February 20, 2014