American Hunter

American Hunter reaches out to all sportsmen and women, bringing information about the newest hunting guns, optics and accessories, as well as providing techniques and tips for all kinds of game.

How to Turkey Hunt Safely

FACT: Coming home is more important than coming home with a gobbler.

Turkey Calling by Subspecies

Ever wonder whether the difference between turkey subspecies extends to calling as well? We take a look at the different strategies used to hunt different birds.

Brownells 350 Legend BRN-180 Hunting Rifle Build

B. Gil Horman builds himself a new hunting rig right from the studs, exploring the ways in which an AR-pattern rifle can meet the various needs of most any American hunter.

Knives for Big-Game Hunters

Fixed blade or folder? Drop point or clip point? What kind of steel would you like, and what kind of handle material would you like to grip when using your knife? Answers to these questions make a hunter’s knife just as personal as his firearm.

Recipe: Curried Elk

Have some elk still left from the season? Try this fun recipe to take a bit of the chill off the last cool days of the year.

Review: TriStar Matrix

The Matrix—TriStar’s first inertia-driven semi-automatic shotgun—features a fiber-optic front sight post to naturally draw the eye when pointing at birds and an oversized trigger guard for the comfortable use of cold-weather gear when shooting. 

#SundayGunday: CZ 600 American

Get a closer look at the CZ 600 American, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

Member’s Hunt: A Deer Camp to Remember

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Jacob Rosenmeier of Boonville, Ind.

A Minimalist Approach to Turkeys

We explore the minimalist approach to turkey hunting, with a walkthrough of how to go "barebones" for springtime Toms.

Top 5 Magnum Cartridges Without the Magnum Name

Not all magnum cartridges bear the name, but still meet all the criteria for the title. Here’s a look at five of the best.

Recipe: Doctored Wild Turkey Spring Rolls

Spring rolls are on the menu this turkey season! Follow along as Brad Fenson walks his readers through the process of creating this favored dish from their springtime harvest.

Review: Smith & Wesson Model 1854 Lever-Action

Contributor B. Gil Horman tests out the Model 1854 lever-action from Smith & Wesson.

#SundayGunday: Franchi Momentum All-Terrain Elite

Get a closer look at the Franchi Momentum All-Terrain Elite, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

Savage Renegauge High-Volume Teardown

Fresh off a week-long Argentine dove hunt, Associate Editor David Herman tears down his Savage Renegauge to see what around 6,000 rounds in a week can do to a gun.

Alternative Ammo: .22-250 Remington vs. .223 Remington

Dennis Bradley puts two varminting favorites up against each other—the speedy .22-250 Rem., and ubiquitous .223 Rem.

Tight Chokes and Heavy Shot: Do You Need Them?

Mike Roux considers the conventional wisdom on chokes and shot for turkeys, pondering whether the tightest constriction and heaviest pellet is always the best move.

Vermont Considers Expanding Wildlife Board to Non-Hunters

A bill has passed the Vermont Senate seeking to expand the state's Fish and Wildlife Board to non hunters, while simultaneously amending state law to ban some hunting practices.

In the Hoofprints of Giants

The pursuit of Cape buffalo in Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve is a bucket-list hunt.

Recipe: Blue Goose Parmesan

Brad Fenson gives hunters some ideas for what to do with the snow geese from spring conservation hunts in this game-fueled twist on a culinary classic.

#SundayGunday: Browning Citori Hunter Grade II .410-Bore

Get a closer look at the Browning Citori Hunter Grade II in .410-bore, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

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