American Hunter Associate Editor Jon Draper and NRA Publications' Editorial Director John Zent just returned from a late-season goose hunting trip to Maryland’s famed Eastern Shore. The Pro Staff from Avery and Banded provided an opportunity to test the quality apparel from Banded, the awesome decoys from Avery GHG and a chance to experience what the historic area is known for: epic waterfowl hunting.
Building upon the success of its 2015 Long Range School program, NRA Outdoors recently announced that it will be offering even more courses in 2016. On top of that, they announced a "Practical Hunting Rifleman School," this time on the east coast.
Truly great hunters aren’t seen on television. Their names don’t often grace shiny pages in print. The truly great ones are scattered along the open swaths of fertile pasture in the heartland, bogged down in the sultry Southeastern swamps and trekking the peaks of mountains in parts unknown. They succeed or fail not by the bag brought home, but the memories gained, the lessons shared and the inevitable feeling of self-accomplishment. Here’s to them. Here’s to you: the true American Hunter.
The halls of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex have been to home to an impressive array of taxidermy throughout the Great American Outdoor Show. Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper offers a closer look at some of the more impressive mounts with this gallery.
Hornady has announced that it's expanding its .17-caliber lineup in 2015, with the addition of the .17 WSM. Earlier this year, Web Managing Editor Shawn Skipper had the opportunity to put the new offering to work on some prairie dogs during a Wyoming varmint hunt. Get an inside look at that trip with the gallery provided here, and be sure to check out our video for even more information.
Whether you are a traditionalist shooting charcoal, sulfur and nitrate or a modern in-line enthusiast, you’ll learn quickly that there are a number of products you’ll need to make your shooting passion more enjoyable. Our friends at Cheaper Than Dirt have plethora of accessories.
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.