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American Airgunner first aired in 2008 on Sportsman Channel. At the beginning of 2012, production was assumed by Umarex USA, Inc., under the direction of Fort Smith based 5 Star Productions, LLC.. The 2013 season was hosted by Rossi Morreale with Steve Criner covering airgun hunts and featured airgun experts such as Tom Gaylord, Jim Chapman, and Rick Eutsler. American Airgunner is now on a production journey that includes airgun hunting featuring the American Airgun Hunter and the Dog Soldier, technical segments and challenges in which shooters use both skill and strategy to knock down and explode various reactive targets with a multitude of airguns.

American Airgunner first aired in 2008 on Sportsman Channel. At the beginning of 2012, production was assumed by Umarex USA, Inc., under the direction of Fort Smith based 5 Star Productions, LLC.. The 2013 season was hosted by Rossi Morreale with Steve Criner covering airgun hunts and featured airgun experts such as Tom Gaylord, Jim Chapman, and Rick Eutsler. American Airgunner is now on a production journey that includes airgun hunting featuring the American Airgun Hunter and the Dog Soldier, technical segments and challenges in which shooters use both skill and strategy to knock down and explode various reactive targets with a multitude of airguns.

MEET THE TEAM

Born and raised in Arkansas, Rossi attended the University of Arkansas, where started as a wide receiver for the Razorbacks. He grew up hunting and fishing and although he resides in Los Angeles, still goes back to Arkansas to hunt with his dad. “I love being be a part of American Airgunner. I get to host a show about something I enjoy and grew up doing—shooting. And its the only place I get to blow some stuff up!” said Morreale.

ROSSI MORREALE

Tom Gaylord has been writing about airguns since 1994. He writes the Pyramyd Air blog, is the airgun editor for “Shotgun News”, was the founding editor of “Airgun Illustrated” magazine, has authored the “Beeman R1” book and has written for numerous other publications.

TOM GAYLORD

Jim Chapman has hunted big game with firearms throughout the Western US most of his life. After college he moved to Europe, where he was introduced to high quality adult Airguns and the active airgun hunting culture in Britain. Returning to California ten years later, he started using these guns to hunt small game more seriously.

JIM CHAPMAN

Glenn Elliott has hunted turkey exclusively with pellet guns since 2010. He began airgun hunting at an early age with his father. He grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where his dad gave him his first airgun at the age of four, a Daisy Red Ryder BB. At age eight, Glenn’s dad gave him a Crosman 760 Pumpmaster.

GLENN ELLIOTT

Rick Ward grew up on a small ranch in Texas where working horses and cattle were a way of life. Rick’s love for hunting started at an early age. After reading an article in a magazine on the challenges of calling coyotes, Rick’s interest focused on calling coyotes and less on trapping.

RICK WARD

Tyler Patner has been an airgunner since 2009, when he picked up his first airgun as a way to shoot quietly in his suburban backyard. From the first shot he was hooked, and has owned over 100 airguns since then. After graduating college in 2013, Tyler found a place in the airgun industry at Pyramyd Air, starting off as a customer service rep and moving up to his current position of Product Specialist./p>

TYLER PATNER

Steve Criner is one of the most head strong outdoor personalities in the outdoor television industry today. That’s exactly why he hunts Extreme Predators! With over 20 years of hunting experience, Steve developed an addiction to calling wildlife in close at a young age.

STEVE CRINER

Eydin Hansen Outdoor enthusiast and brand exploration. Cast member on American Airgunner and professional staff for multiple companies.

Eydin Hansen

I’m a Georgia Girl & have a huge passion for the outdoors! I’m the host of Destination Whitetail & cohost of Model Hunter Tv & pro staff for She Outdoor/Basspro & Volunteer at Hunting For The Cure.

Brittney Glaze

In a world full of GMO’s and artificial everything, hunting is a way to guarantee the purest form of organic protein. Chef Bri has dedicated herself to hunting for the food she eats and is passionate about showcasing the beauty of wild game meat. She creates recipes that are simple yet elegant and proves that there is more to wild game than just grilling the back strap!

Bri Van Scotter

Joe Brancato “the Airgun Scientist” helps shooters learn all about airguns (both PCP and Springer), and their accessories such as scopes, pellets, air hoses and air tanks, etc

Joe Brancato

MEET THE TEAM

ROSSI MORREALE

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Born and raised in Arkansas, Rossi attended the University of Arkansas, where started as a wide receiver for the Razorbacks. He grew up hunting and fishing and although he resides in Los Angeles, still goes back to Arkansas to hunt with his dad. “I love being be a part of American Airgunner. I get to host a show about something I enjoy and grew up doing—shooting. And its the only place I get to blow some stuff up!” said Morreale.

JIM CHAPMAN

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Jim Chapman has hunted big game with firearms throughout the Western US most of his life. After college he moved to Europe, where he was introduced to high quality adult Airguns and the active airgun hunting culture in Britain. Returning to California ten years later, he started using these guns to hunt small game more seriously. In subsequent moves to Japan, Australia, and South Africa, he continued shooting Airguns along with firearms, hunting where and when the opportunity presented.

RICK WARD

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Rick Ward grew up on a small ranch in Texas where working horses and cattle were a way of life. Rick’s love for hunting started at an early age. After reading an article in a magazine on the challenges of calling coyotes, Rick’s interest focused on calling coyotes and less on trapping. Rick was given an old wooden hand call by a neighbor and he has never looked back.

STEVE CRINER

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Steve Criner is one of the most head strong outdoor personalities in the outdoor television industry today. That’s exactly why he hunts Extreme Predators! With over 20 years of hunting experience, Steve developed an addiction to calling wildlife in close at a young age. This addiction sparked his interest in predator hunting. Steve’s involvement in extreme sports like bull riding, bull fighting, motorcycle racing, and rodeo solidified the fact that he craves excitement and hunting predators was a perfect fit!

Brittney Glaze

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I’m a Georgia Girl & have a huge passion for the outdoors! I’m the host of Destination Whitetail & cohost of Model Hunter Tv & pro staff for She Outdoor/Basspro & Volunteer at Hunting For The Cure.

Bri Van Scotter

READ BIO

In a world full of GMO’s and artificial everything, hunting is a way to guarantee the purest form of organic protein. Chef Bri has dedicated herself to hunting for the food she eats and is passionate about showcasing the beauty of wild game meat. She creates recipes that are simple yet elegant and proves that there is more to wild game than just grilling the back strap!

TOM GAYLORD

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Tom Gaylord has been writing about airguns since 1994. He writes the Pyramyd Air blog, is the airgun editor for “Shotgun News”, was the founding editor of “Airgun Illustrated” magazine, has authored the “Beeman R1” book and has written for numerous other publications. Tom also helped develop airguns and accessories. Among them are the Benjamin Discovery, the Air Venturi Bronco, The Benjamin Rogue and the UTG droop-compensating base for Diana airguns. In 2010 Tom was the first co-host of  “American Airgunner.”

TYLER PATNER

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Tyler Patner has been an airgunner since 2009, when he picked up his first airgun as a way to shoot quietly in his suburban backyard. From the first shot he was hooked, and has owned over 100 airguns since then. After graduating college in 2013, Tyler found a place in the airgun industry at Pyramyd Air, starting off as a customer service rep and moving up to his current position of Product Specialist. He is the host of the Pyramyd Insyder, Pyramyd Air’s product review video series, and serves as the match director of the Pyramyd Air Cup, a premier East Coast field target and airgun competition, held in New Philadelphia, Ohio.

GLENN ELLIOTT

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Glenn Elliott has hunted turkey exclusively with pellet guns since 2010. He began airgun hunting at an early age with his father. He grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where his dad gave him his first airgun at the age of four, a Daisy Red Ryder BB. At age eight, Glenn’s dad gave him a Crosman 760 Pumpmaster. After his father’s death Glenn spent many hours in the woods with his airgun as a way to connect with his Dad. Glenn later bought a Sheridan Silver Streak .20 pellet gun and the local golf course squirrel population was never the same.

Eydin Hansen

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Eydin Hansen Outdoor enthusiast and brand exploration. Cast member on American Airgunner and professional staff for multiple companies.

Joe Brancato

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Joe Brancato “the Airgun Scientist” helps shooters learn all about airguns (both PCP and Springer), and their accessories such as scopes, pellets, air hoses and air tanks, etc.