American Shooting Journal

By American Shooting Journal | The American Shooting Journal is dedicated to bringing the best in content and industry focus to America's shooting sports enthusiasts. Our passion comes from the people; the protectors, the competitors, the hunters, the safety conscious and most of all anyone who is dedicated to the industry, who they are and what drives their interests. Every issue is filled with today's great stories, training and tactical advice, gun and gear reviews and historical highlights. There is something for everyone.

Texas Man almost stepped on this Huge Rattlesnake

And this is why you should own a pair of snake boots in Texas…<br>Rattlesnakes are no joke, especially when they grow to this size. This hunter was just …

Nature

5 Stop N Rob Thwart Gif's to Laugh about

Stop n Rob is getting harder for would be robbers to stop by and grab some free cash. Store clerks are coming out of the woodwork to make it their …

Smith & Wesson

Epic Wild Hog shot in Thermal

The video of this wild hog shot is unbelievable.<br>This invasive nuisance got some lead medicine, courtesy of high tech – a thermal-imaging scope.<p>Brad …

Wildlife

Tannerite becomes Dodgeball

When shooting Tannerite becomes a game of dodgeball with mother nature.<br>A day on the range turned into an impromptu game of dodgeball with mother …

Pop Culture

Saiga 12 vs Cars

Saiga-12 shotguns are incredible weapons.<br>When they target these cars, we all get a great show.<p>Watch as these guys use Saiga-12 shotguns for some …

Guns

Full Auto BB Guns

With all these negative gun news, did you know that full-auto BB Guns are legal?<br>Cheap and easily available full-auto BB Guns are pretty …

Guns

Can you Suppress a 50 caliber enough to shoot indoor?

You’re probably thinking “no way”, but Youtuber Eric of IraqVeteran8888 shoots one indoor.<br>It just goes to show, there seems to be no firearm that …

Zipline Target Shooting is up and Beyond

Are you bored of doing your shooting practice at an old range?, need a shot of adrenaline?<br>Well, why not shoot from a zipline?<p>In a video FourGuysGuns …

Shooting Sports

World's Fastest Shooter Jerry Miculek vs Bump Fire Stock

Ever since the Las Vegas shooting and Senator Diane Feinstein introduced her bill to ban bump fire stocks, claims have been made about the speed at …

Guns

Would you Shoot a Buck Mounting a Doe?

Here’s a case many deer hunters have seen while hunting before having to make a split-second decision as to whether or not they should take this …

Hunting

10 Best Compact Handguns for Everyday Carry

A concealed carry license deserves reliable and top of the line handguns.<p>However, with a huge market to choose from this can be a challenge. We …

Smith & Wesson

Top 5 Really Odd Guns

These are the 5 odd ball guns that you didn’t know existed. Here are some random pistols and rifles that made the list but to hear the full historic …

Guns

Feared Iraqi Sniper who Killed more than 300 ISIS Fighters Dies

An Iraqi fighter known as “the sheikh of snipers” was killed last weekend in a battle with the Islamic State. <br>Abu Tahsin al-Salhi had been fighting …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Top 10 Guns you should never Sell

Some guns are more valuable than others. You should hold onto these 10 guns if you already own them.<p>Colt Single Action Model 1873 – Value at …

Guns

Check out this Crazy Russian Tactical Gun Shoot

Range safety is certainly not much of a thought in this shocking video.<br>Soldiers train while firing live ammunition at each other.<p>Witness this Russian …

Guns

Buck Decoy Illegally shot by a 13 Yr old Boy

Chalk up another win for the roadside buck decoy. IDNR (Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police) looks to stop roadside hunting …

Wildlife

7 Shotguns Kaboom

Shotguns can kaboom just like any firearm can.<br>Faulty loaded ammunition can be the death to a fine shotgun.<p>These seven shotgun kabooms send these …

Hunting

Revolvers: Ideal or Obsolete?

Are revolvers ideal or obsolete? This is somewhat less argued a question than the age old comparison of 9mm v .45 but still worthy of discussion …

Self Defense

Most Epic Elk Tumble

This giant elk takes epic tumble down the side of steep mountain.<br>It’s rough country. That’s no secret. The hunters who successfully hunt elk are …

Hunting

Cutting down an Oak tree with Tannerite

After the passing of the family matriarch, the Texas Pawn Boys gathered one last time for a day of shooting on the family property.<br>While celebrating …

Christmas

The Henry Arms .45-70 Lever Action Rifle - Gun Review

Here’s a review of the Henry Arms .45-70 Lever Action Rifle, and it didn’t disappoint.<br>This big game rifle was born to hunt.<br>I gave the Henry Arms …

Hunting

Terrible Hunting Accident

Hunting accidents and injuries happen, but this might be the most painful that we’ve come across.<br>When hunting, there are a lot of things that can go …

Travel

Slow Motion of this Crazy Muzzleloader Explosion

A crazy muzzleloader explosion video has been posted online, but now it is in slow motion.<br>Social media has a way of spreading viral content like a …

Videography

Who's Ready for Deer Season? hand-to-hand

We are all ears as Ginger Billy shares his hysterical new deer hunting techniques that are sure winners.<br>With these mad skills, it’s no wonder he is …

Ginger

11 Homemade Guns that will make you Cry

Homemade or DIY guns come in all shapes and sizes.<br>Intrepid basement-workshop gunsmiths try to make their own for various reasons.<p>These 11 homemade …

Guns

A Silencer on a Muzzleloader is not a Gun

SilencerCo’s Maxim 50 suppressed muzzleloader caused a hoot on the internet. A gun with a silencer that doesn’t require ANY paperwork? One that can …

Guns

17 who never Learned Gun Safety

Some people are just asking to hurt themselves when they hold a firearm.<br>We show these videos because nobody got hurt and it’s a hoot watching people …

Guns

Island Hopping in the Aleutians with Eva Shockey

<b>EVA SHOCKEY’S NEW BOOK CHRONICLES A TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO ALASKA AFTER A BRUSH WITH DEATH</b><p>In spring 2013, I caught Dan Goodenow, my boss for about two …

Nature

Top 10 AR-15's for the Money

Want a straight AR-15 rifle without the gun store jargon?<p>Well, my friends, I have the list for you.<p>Here’s the lineup of top 10 AR-15 rifles that I …

Smith & Wesson