Are Cute Little Prairie Dogs Fun to Shoot? Is it Bad? You Tell Me.

why hunt prairie dogs

As we lie on the dirt, in the warm South Dakota sun, my new friends and I look out over the open landscape. We had just spent the last week turkey hunting in South Dakota. Since the weather had finally Continue reading Are Cute Little Prairie Dogs Fun to Shoot? Is it Bad? You Tell Me.

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

Dropping and Flopping Turkey in South Alabama – First Solo Outing!

Southern Turkey Hunting

The month of March has finally arrived and the obsession continues. For all my turkey hunters down here in the south, you know exactly what that means. It’s that spring drifting in the air, flowers blooming so beautifully, and that Continue reading Dropping and Flopping Turkey in South Alabama – First Solo Outing!

One Thing That Made My Latest Hog Hunt a Lot Better: High Speed Gear Battle Belt

High Speed Gear battle belt review

While recently touring the High Speed Gear factory just outside Camp Lejeune South Carolina I got to assemble my own Laser Slim-Grip® Padded Battle Belt. After that, I headed to Texas to assist in the War on Hogs, aka, Wild Continue reading One Thing That Made My Latest Hog Hunt a Lot Better: High Speed Gear Battle Belt

Know Your Prey: The Differences between Wild and Feral

wild vs. feral hog explained

Wild hogs and feral pigs are among the hardiest game animals on the planet; capable of not only surviving, but thriving, in nearly every environment they find themselves in. However, even among hunters there are many misconceptions revolving around feral Continue reading Know Your Prey: The Differences between Wild and Feral

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!

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

Survive, Succeed or Not – Video Interview with Back Country Hunting Guide Tyrell Gray

Tyrell Gray Hunting Guide

Growing up in rural Pennsylvania my idea of hunting was to park my truck by a friend’s property and go for a walk with my rifle.  I would typically carry a small day pack with a couple essentials, like water, Continue reading Survive, Succeed or Not – Video Interview with Back Country Hunting Guide Tyrell Gray

When You Bring Your 300 WinMag and Nothing Goes As Planned

Hog Hunting with 300 Win Mag Federal Premium TLR

We have all had those trips in which we felt things were set perfectly, we had a great positive outlook and were ready for the challenges ahead no matter what. So there I was with the new 300 WinMag Federal Premium Continue reading When You Bring Your 300 WinMag and Nothing Goes As Planned