Archive for shawn skipper

Wyoming Bound: A Varmint Hunt with Winchester

Summer is an excellent time to bust out the varmint loads and put a hurting on small game. With that in mind, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper and some of the folks from Winchester ventured to northern Wyoming with the intention of putting the company's .17 Win. Super Mag. to work on the local prairie dog population. Get an inside look at the hunt with this gallery.

August 21, 2014

Pennsylvania Women Engage in Taxidermy Duel

Folks are doing a lot of neat things with taxidermy nowadays. What you don't see much of, though, is people calling upon taxidermy in a fight. Until last week, that is.

August 14, 2014

Where's the .22 Rimfire?

It's the question that's been on consumers' minds for months: Where's the .22 rimfire? Here's an answer from inside the industry.

August 11, 2014

Bear, Bigfoot or Hoax?

A viral video of a bear cruising the 'burbs on its hind legs has been making the rounds. Is it legitimate?

August 07, 2014

Bear Goes on Rampage in Washington

According to a report from a Fox affiliate out of Fall City, Wash., a bear tore apart three hen houses and a goat cage on a local farm, before setting its sights on one of the property owners.

July 22, 2014

Bear Cub Gets Head Stuck in Cookie Jar

It's one thing to get caught with your hand in the cookie jar—your head is a different matter entirely.

July 03, 2014

10 Things You Didn't Know About Beretta

When you're the oldest active firearms manufacturer in the world, you tend to have a rich, engrossing history. With that in mind, we've compiled a collection of facts that you might not know about Beretta. Check them out, and be sure to share your own little-known facts with us.

June 24, 2014

Bear Interrupts American Legion Baseball Game

A black bear caused a minor delay at a baseball game in Juneau, Alaska, earlier this week.

June 18, 2014

Massive Alligator Caught Not Once, But Twice, near Hilton Head, S.C.

Finding an alligator prowling around the area is something that residents in the southeastern part of the country are relatively accustomed to dealing with. But finding monster—not once, but twice—that looks like it walked right out of a Discovery Channel special? That's a little less common.

June 06, 2014

Are These Athletes Really Busting Clays?

Are the viral videos featuring a golfer and a football player busting clays with the respective tools of their trade legitimate, or just a little Hollywood magic?

June 04, 2014

Whitetail Runs into Car, Reports to Hospital

According to reports, a deer bolted through the side door of a Concord, N.C., hospital last Thursday and proceeded to roam the building's halls.

June 02, 2014

Moose Captured on College Campus

The joke nowadays is that everyone has—or is seeking—a college degree. I'm pretty sure that schools haven't started admitting moose, yet, though.

May 16, 2014

Why Did the Geese Cross the Road?

Wayward geese have been causing traffic jams throughout the country this spring, it would appear.

May 14, 2014

Snow Geese in the South Dakota Sky

Spring typically means the end of the line for waterfowlers and the beginning of "duck depression." There is a way to squeeze a little more action out of your season: a spring snow goose hunt. Managing Online Editor Shawn Skipper spent a week hunting the reverse migration in South Dakota this spring, armed with Remington's Versa Max Waterfowl Pro and Federal Premium's Black Cloud shotshells. Find out how he fared with this gallery.

May 09, 2014

Black Bear vs. Bulldogs

Dogs running bears up a tree isn't anything new—but seeing a bear get run off by a bulldog (or two) isn't a common sight. That's what appears to happen in a video that's been making its rounds on the web this week.

May 09, 2014