Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course – Part 2: AR Guy Becomes Precision Rifle Guy

Day two’s classroom session opens my eyes to many new ways to approach medium to long range hunting.  For most hunters, deer and wild boar hunting is generally done within 100 yards.  At times, and depending on one’s geographical location, Continue reading Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course – Part 2: AR Guy Becomes Precision Rifle Guy

Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course Part 1

For some time I buried the thought of trying my hand at long range shooting. Like a lot of shooters and hunters it seemed like the next logical step in my shooting and hunting experience, but with a busy schedule Continue reading Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course Part 1

Freezing Temperatures, Missed Shots, a .450 Bushmaster and the Elusive Indiana Buck – Part 2

Opening day for Indiana deer season hadn’t gone like I’d envisioned it. Our hunting party had lost a deer, the weather wasn’t what I’d expected – you’ll want to read part one of this Indiana deer hunt story to see Continue reading Freezing Temperatures, Missed Shots, a .450 Bushmaster and the Elusive Indiana Buck – Part 2

Freezing Temperatures, Missed Shots, a .450 Bushmaster and the Elusive Indiana Buck – Part 1

Deer hunting in the Hoosier state has been a father and son tradition for me since 2008. I shot my first deer that year, a 10pt buck. It feels like yesterday and I’m amazed at how far I’ve come as Continue reading Freezing Temperatures, Missed Shots, a .450 Bushmaster and the Elusive Indiana Buck – Part 1

Time For An AR-15 Upgrade – LanTac USA Enhanced Bolt Carrier Group (E-BCG)

Lantac E-BCG

Do you remember your first AR15 Rifle? Does it look the same today as the day you bought it? Chances are, your first AR is now one of several and it has been modified for your specific style of shooting Continue reading Time For An AR-15 Upgrade – LanTac USA Enhanced Bolt Carrier Group (E-BCG)

Is .223 enough gun for hogs? The proof is in the pig.

.223 for hog hunting

Does the .223 caliber have enough mass and punching power to effectively kill a wild boar? This question has been debated for years. Countless hunting articles have been published imploring hunters to switch to a bigger hunting caliber. It’s been Continue reading Is .223 enough gun for hogs? The proof is in the pig.

When Secondary Becomes Primary – Real World Tactical Advantage Hunting with a Sidearm

Close Quarters Hog Hunting is an exciting adrenaline filled experience, but there is always the remote chance it can be the scariest time in a hunter’s life. Funny how often those two elements show up together…  Lots of dedicated hunters Continue reading When Secondary Becomes Primary – Real World Tactical Advantage Hunting with a Sidearm

Close Quarters Hog Hunting (CQHH) “Ready”

300 Blackout Hog Hunting

It was a clear cool morning in South Florida, just West of Lake Okeechobee.  The moon shed little light in the sky which provided our hunting group a beautiful view of the stars and their constellations.  Almost an omen, Orion, Continue reading Close Quarters Hog Hunting (CQHH) “Ready”