Archive for jon draper

Archery is on Target at the Great American Outdoor Show

If you think archery is a small niche, take a trip to the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa., where bow hunting may just be the biggest attraction.

February 11, 2015

Catch a Celebrity at the Great American Outdoor Show

The show floor is huge, so if you want to land a big one you'll have to have some eagle eyes. Or, you can just check the list!

February 10, 2015

Gamo Recon Whisper G2

Air rifle enthusiasts certainly recognize Gamo’s popular Whisper line—which is well known for its noise dampening technology and performance afield. The company released a second generation of the rifle for 2014, and among the new releases was the Recon Whisper G2—a scaled down precision air rifle that’s been redesigned with young hunters and shooters in mind.

January 07, 2015

Essential Gear: December 2014

Looking for a last-minute holiday gift? Check out the "Essential Gear" featured in our December 2014 issue.

December 15, 2014

Hardware: Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag Duck Commander

Mossberg is the latest company to realize the appeal of the Robertson boys and has introduced a specialty line of firearms with Duck Commander-style accoutrements. Among them is the 835 Ulti-Mag Duck Commander edition with Mathews Recoil Reduction.

November 20, 2014

Skull Hooker: A Simple Way to Display Your Buck

Looking for an easy, do-it-yourself way to show off your latest whitetail harvest? Here's an option to keep in mind.

November 19, 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

Must-Have Camping Gear

Have a camping trip on the horizon and need to refresh your gear collection? Here are some of the American Hunter staff's top picks.

October 19, 2014

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

Cabela’s New Instinct Archery Gear

Scouring over the throngs of archery gear this summer, Assistant Editor Jon Draper came across a name that he wasn’t expecting to see: Cabela's. He knew he had to put it to the test.

September 24, 2014

New Treestand Safety Products for 2014

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper discusses a variety of new treestand safety products that are available for the 2014 season.

September 24, 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

Hardware: Must-Have Truck Gear

Ready to trick out your new truck—or breathe new life into your old one? Here's the gear you'll need.

September 13, 2014

3 Ways to Get Your Old Boat Ready for Duck Season

Have an old boat that could use a makeover before duck season? Assistant Editor Jon Draper offers three important tips to keep in mind while you're renovating.

September 05, 2014

4 Off-the-Rack Deer Rifle Combos for 2014

It's never a bad time to buy a new firearm. With that in mind, we came up with a list of four rifles, all available in an optics-included package, which will have you hunting whitetail this fall nearly right out of the box.

August 28, 2014