Combat Waterfowling – Shots Firing, Shells Falling, and Feathers Flying as Ava and the Versa Max Deliver

Combat Duck hunting with Versa Max

Thanks to 13 years and counting in the military, I have developed a tactical mindset when it comes to hunting. Perhaps you, too, have discovered many shared aspects of situational awareness between combat and hunting. I experienced many of these Continue reading Combat Waterfowling – Shots Firing, Shells Falling, and Feathers Flying as Ava and the Versa Max Deliver

Possibly the Most Extensive Test of the Versatile Trijicon Accupower 1-8x Scope Anywhere

Trjicon 1-8 review

Trijicon has long been one of my most trusted sighting tools so I was eager to test their Accupower 1-8x and got one of the first available.  My appreciation for Trijicon optics started years ago, running the venerable ACOG magnified Continue reading Possibly the Most Extensive Test of the Versatile Trijicon Accupower 1-8x Scope Anywhere

Two Navy Sailors, Father and Son – A Tale Of Fatherhood, Friendship and Feathers

Salt Marsh Duck Hunt

As soon as I got off the phone with John, the liaison for Hunters Helping Heros in Maryland, and he told me I could invite one other person to go with us I knew exactly who to ask. It had Continue reading Two Navy Sailors, Father and Son – A Tale Of Fatherhood, Friendship and Feathers

I Was Against Hunting, but You’d Never Know It Had You Joined Me On My First Duck Hunt!

Surprise! There was a day when I was against hunting/harming animals. I know you can’t tell it from the big grin on my face during my super chilly Louisiana duck hunt, but I’m a small town girl who wasn’t brought Continue reading I Was Against Hunting, but You’d Never Know It Had You Joined Me On My First Duck Hunt!

Yes, Tactical Pheasant Hunting is a Thing and Here’s Why You Want To Try It

Kansas Governor's Ringneck Classic Pheasant Hunt

Question: What do you get when you cross the Kansas Governor, a shoot house at Gunsite Academy, canine athletes, shotguns, SHWAT™ and pheasants? A five star hunting experience that any action adventure hunter can get excited about. So yeah, prepare Continue reading Yes, Tactical Pheasant Hunting is a Thing and Here’s Why You Want To Try It

Be a Stalker – Essentials for Success

How to hunt hogs by stalking

Hunting from a blind simply isn’t for me. Some years ago, my son’s first “hunt” was a turkey hunt from a box blind. There we sat for hours, him beating the Brick Braker game on my Blackberry, me wondering about Continue reading Be a Stalker – Essentials for Success

Black Butterfly – My First Date with the .458 SOCOM Omen

Black Butterfly Ammunition review

Are you superstitious? Do you believe in the myth, the legend and the folklore surrounding Black Butterflies? For centuries many cultures have identified the black butterfly as a symbol of misfortune or death. The mere sight of this winged creature Continue reading Black Butterfly – My First Date with the .458 SOCOM Omen

Change the Caliber Change the Game – We Take the X95 Tavor 300 Blackout Tactical Hog Hunting!

Hog Hunting with the 300 Blackout X95 Tavor

Last year I published a story here saying the IWI X95 Tavor might be the best hog hunting rifle ever. Well, times change and maybe we can call that Part 1. But now we have the X95 chambered in 300 Continue reading Change the Caliber Change the Game – We Take the X95 Tavor 300 Blackout Tactical Hog Hunting!

Like a Video Game! Rookie Texas Dove Combat for this Rocky Mountain Girl!

Womens dove hunt

How many of you know, when you are invited by SHWAT™ to join a Remington Outdoor Company dove hunt on a ranch in Texas, you go? Never mind the fact that you’re pretty much exclusively a big game hunter. Or Continue reading Like a Video Game! Rookie Texas Dove Combat for this Rocky Mountain Girl!

Tactical Duck Hunting? Action Adventure Duck Hunting Reimagined in 2017

Tactical Duck Hunting

The profane thought of “Tactical Duck Hunting” might just send chills down the spines of some duck hunters. I’ve thought about this for a few years and as I sit here in the airport typing after my first real duck Continue reading Tactical Duck Hunting? Action Adventure Duck Hunting Reimagined in 2017