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2013 Holiday Gift Guide for the Huntress

Not sure what to gift to the huntress in your family for Christmas—or what to put on your own list? Search no more, as AmericanHunter.org secrets shoppers have assembled this handy 2013 Holiday Gift Guide chock-full of unique ideas.

December 09, 2013

Must-Have Gundog Gear

Whether you've already purchased America's next great hunting dog or just plan on doing so sometime soon, there's no shortage of canine-related gear that you'll want to have at your disposal. Rover's going to need more than just a collar and a go-getter attitude if you're going to turn him into a champion in the field. Here are 10 products that you'll want to have on hand if you're about to break in a furry new hunting partner, all of which can be found through Cheaper Than Dirt.

December 05, 2013

Cats, Crashes and More on a Colorado Elk Hunt

Elk are among North America’s greatest game animals, leaving Shawn Skipper a bit excited when he joined Weatherby on his first-ever elk hunt. As luck would have it, five days of chasing what proved to be ever-elusive bulls over the mountainous terrain of central Colorado yielded no harvest. Though unsuccessful, he came back with plenty of stories to tell.

December 04, 2013

2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Hunters

The holiday shopping season has once again arrived, and there's no shortage of gifts out there for a hunter or huntress. That said, finding the right one amidst a flooded marketplace—particularly on short notice—can be a challenge. Fortunately for you, the hardworking elves we have here at AmericanHunter.org have put together this handy 2013 Holiday Gift Guide.

November 26, 2013

First Annual National Disability Awareness Shoot

The First Annual National Disability Awareness Shoot was recently held at Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays in Allentown, Pa., and was the first of its kind. This event raises awareness, improves access to the shooting sports for the physically challenged and raises the funds necessary to endow this effort. (Images by Forrest MacCormack)

October 30, 2013

Hunting New Mexico Bear With Barnes Bullets

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper recently set out to test a new Barnes bullet designed for the AAC .300 Blackout. His target? Black bear located at the Jicarilla Apache Nation near Dulce, N.M. Keep your eyes peeled for this new 120-grain bullet in this caliber, which should be available early 2014. In the meantime, check out the photo gallery to see how Draper dropped the hammer on some big old bruins.

October 25, 2013

Weatherby Inc. Factory Tour

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum recently toured the Weatherby Inc. factory to get a behind-the-scenes look at the company's operations.

October 25, 2013

Of Feathers and Fur

Canada represents something of a paradise for waterfowl hunters, which made it an ideal location to put some of the year’s hottest new gear—like Mossy Oak’s Shadow Grass Blade camo, Browning's 3½-inch A5 and the latest offerings from Federal Premium—to the test. Associate Online Editor Shawn Skipper recently returned from a waterfowl/predator hunt in Alberta. Get an inside look at the hunt with this gallery.

October 24, 2013

Hunting Elk With NRA Outdoors and Weatherby

American Hunter Assistant Editor Jon Draper is back from his first elk hunt in southwestern Wyoming. Booked through NRA Outdoors, the hunt was sponsored by Weatherby and Swarovski. Each hunter walked away successful, and took home memories of expert guides, great food, new friends and big bulls!

October 24, 2013

Weatherby-X Vanguard GH2 Hunt

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum just returned from a western game hunt in Paso Robles, Calif., with Weatherby and Camp Five Outfitters. Check out her first trophies taken with the Weatherby-X Vanguard GH2 rifle in .243 Win. caliber.

October 22, 2013

Bianchi Cowboy Mounted Shooting Exhibition

At the recent Safariland media event, Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum had the opportunity to observe Kenda Lenseigne, a record-breaking shooter in the Mounted Shooting Sports, and some of her friends in action.

October 18, 2013

Wild-Game Culinary Adventure

Assistant Online Editor Sarah Smith Barnum attended the Wild Game Culinary Adventure at the Barry Conservation Camp in Berlin, N.H., where participants learned how to skin a deer, filet a fish, skin a squirrel and more.

October 01, 2013

Inside Aimpoint's Sportsman Shooting Center

Aimpoint’s Sportsman Shooting Center (SSC)—the United States’ first indoor hunting shooting center—opened Sept. 21, 2013 at Grapevine, Texas. SSC provides the opportunity for shooters to practice on dynamic hunting scenarios inside an air-conditioned, live-fire cinema range using their own rifles and ammunition. The center includes a 100-yard sighting tunnel and an interactive simulator. Patrons are also offered the option of renting Blaser R8 rifles, and Norma ammunition is available for purchase in all major hunting calibers. Aimpoint sights will be offered as well. For more, visit SportsmanShootingCenter.com.

September 25, 2013

Game On: Hunting Africa with Kimber

NRA E-Media's Tom Rickwalder captured these images while he and American Hunter Editor-in-Chief Scott Olmsted hunted game in Africa's Caprivi Strip. From crocs and wildebeest to hippos and elephants, the Kimber Caprivi and Mountain Ascent have helped to get the job done.

September 09, 2013

The Ruger American Rifle at Gunsite Academy

The fall hunting seasons are rapidly approaching, and there's never a bad time to work on your form. With that in mind, Ruger invited Associate Online Editor Shawn Skipper to Paulden, Ariz., to attend Gunsite Academy's Hunter Prep course under the watchful eye of venerable instructor Il Ling New. Once there, it was time to put the budget-friendly Ruger American Rifle through its paces. Get a closer look at Gunsite with this gallery.

August 20, 2013