Archive for scott olmsted

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

Shhh, Craftsman at Work

Rigby is back. For the first time since prior to WWI, customers can order a genuine Mauser Model 98 barreled action.

February 07, 2014

Fit for the Pulitzer in You

Have you ever wondered what a gun owned by a literary legend would look like? The Westley Richards booth has one. Find out what it is and who owned it here.

February 07, 2014

ATVs Rule

While you'd expect to see a Yamaha Rhino at the Safari Club show, the company's new Viking is what's really turning heads.

February 07, 2014

Recovered Hardware

More than a year after hunting in Namibia's Caprivi Strip, Scott Olmsted finally receives the recovered bullet that took down his bull elephant.

February 07, 2014

Confabbing

The SCI Show is also a time when American Hunter Editor-in-Chief Scott Olmsted can spend quality time with many of the folks who contribute to the success of the magazine each month.

February 06, 2014