Archive for hunting galleries

Cool Trail Camera Photos

Setting up a trail cam doesn’t always produce stellar results, but when you’ve got the right camera set up in the right spot, you can get an excellent perspective on when and where to position yourself come hunting season. The following images were submitted by hunter and NRA Member Jim McTygue and taken in Virginia.

November 30, 2011

John Zent's British Columbia Grizzly Hunt

It’s likely that no North American game animal can command our attention like the grizzly bear—especially when you find yourself in close proximity to an animal that’s huge, unbelievably strong, fast and possibly dangerous. For NRA’s John Zent, the dream to hunt grizzlies burned for more than 40 years, and after several hunting trips to the wild north-country, he finally found what he was seeking.

October 31, 2011

Wanted: Waterfowl Gear

There is probably no bigger gear head in the hunting world than the waterfowl hunter. Of course, considering the typical weather conditions for duck and goose hunts and the pressure on the birds flying south, it takes a certain amount of gear to be both successful and comfortable while waterfowl hunting. Here is the some of the latest equipment available to waterfowlers.

October 28, 2011

Jewels of the Waterfowl World

The remote habitats, difficulty of hunting and ornate plumage of many ducks haunt some waterfowlers to the point of obsession and world travel. But which species are the most coveted jewels in the waterfowler’s crown?

October 28, 2011

Four Crossbows for Fall

Looking for a new crossbow this fall? Here are four options that span all price spectrums, and suit the varied needs of adventurous bowhunters everywhere. From the article Four Crossbows for Fall.

October 18, 2011

Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012

New from Activision is Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012, featuring all of the diverse terrain, optimal gear and wild animals an adventure seeker could want. From the article Activision Releases Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012.

October 10, 2011

"Chicks with Guns" by Lindsay McCrum

Lindsay McCrum's photography collection "Chicks with Guns" provides a stunning look at the strong female firearm owners in America today. From the article Book Review: Chicks with Guns by Lindsay McCrum. (photos: Lindsay McCrum)

October 10, 2011

American Hunter's BragBoard 2011

The 2011 hunting season is in full swing, and we're highlighting the best user-uploaded animals of the year. When you take that monster buck or bull, be sure to upload a photo and tell us your story!

September 23, 2011

New Deer Gear

Unless you head to the woods with your father’s ancient ’06, plop down at the base of a tree and hope for the best, it takes a lot of equipment to outwit a wary old buck. Gear is an important aspect of deer hunting. And with the season just around the corner, here are some of the latest devices designed to help you be comfortable, safe and successful during the deer season.

August 25, 2011

The .223 Rem.

The .223 Rem. is a very versatile round with loading options for everything from varmints up to whitetails and even self-defense.

August 17, 2011

NRA Whittington Center

You’re probably familiar with the NRA Whittington Center (NRAWC) as the “crown jewel” of North American shooting ranges. But did you know that the NRAWC offers everything you need to build an unforgettable family vacation? Escape with us to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to hike, ride, relax and experience the wildlife and history.

August 11, 2011

Bargain Binoculars

Binoculars have got to be included on any list of required hunting gear. But with some optics running the cost of a good used car, many hunters try to save money by sacrificing quality. No need. This list of optics will deliver the headache-free surveillance capability most hunters require and leave a few bills in your bank account, too.

August 05, 2011

Hunting as a Quadriplegic: The Jim Spencer Story

U.S. Army veteran Jim Spencer was wounded in combat in 1971, but he didn't let his injuries affect his love of hunting. As a C5/C6 quadriplegic, he hopes to become a source of inspiration for others and has shared photos of his trophies with AmericanHunter.org. From the article "The Jim Spencer Story."

August 04, 2011

Best New Hunting ARs

AR rifles continue to be the fastest selling product segment among long-gun sales. And while the popularity of the platform remains solidly entrenched among competitive shooting, casual plinking and varmint- and predator-hunting crowds, interest continues to expand among more mainstream hunters of both big and small game, especially with the introduction of these hunting-specific models.

July 13, 2011

Five New Hunting Bows That Won’t Break the Bank

As few as 10 years ago, if you were contemplating buying a new hunting compound bow and thought you could get durable high performance at a reasonable cost, odds were you had a better chance of buying a winning lottery ticket. Today, that’s all changed. Here are five new bows introduced this year that do everything bowhunters need a compound bow to do without demolishing any bank accounts.

July 13, 2011