Spike Box Ranch, West Texas: I saw the hog top the hill several hundred yards away and start heading down in my direction. I put my scope on him and watched a younger boar, head up and moving fast right Continue reading Destinations: The Spike Box Ranch, A Top Spot for Tactical Hog Hunting
There’s always some new piece of gear or gadget that can make our tactical hunting just a little – or even a lot – better. There must be literally countless ideas for gear and gadgets the materialize online or in Continue reading Tactical Hunter’s Gear Bag: Streamlight Sidewinder, Thermacell, and Brunton’s Restore Battery Powerpack
SHWAT™ arrived at the Wild Hog Roundup in Center, Texas, on Saturday, April 6 in the form of long-time Special Hog Weapons and Tactics™ writer Dr. John Woods and me, Brian McCombie, SHWAT™ contributor and NRA Field Editor. So far, Continue reading What Would You Do for a Shot at a $28K Hog Hunt Purse?
We spotted the group of hogs from nearly a mile off, eight black figures in our binoculars cutting across the front of a steep hillside in Central Coastal California near Paso Robles. Our guide, Doug Roth, owner of Camp Five Continue reading Top Ten Tactical Hog Hunting Optics Part 1 – The Zeiss Conquest Duralyt 1.2-5 Scope
The first thing I noticed when I picked up Smith & Wesson’s (S&W) new VTACII rifle was the way the rifle’s slim smooth handguard fit my hand so nicely. Without the quad rail design I usually see, I found the Continue reading Review: Smith and Wesson’s New VTACII Rifle–It’s Got Tactical Hog Hunting Written All Over It!
Whether hog hunting or doing tactical training, we need our feet to be comfortable, stable and sure. Different circumstances call for different boots, so SHWAT™ writers keep testing and reporting back to you here. Part One introduced the Original Muck Continue reading Boots On the Ground Part 3 – Under Armour’s Speed Freeks and LaCrosse Adders
Sometimes, the unexpected that happens on a tactical hog hunt can turn out better than you could have imagined—as I found out on a recent hog hunt sponsored by the good people at NRA Outdoors. I got to my hog Continue reading The Daniel Defense M4V1: Tactical-Hog-Hunting-Ready Right Out of The Box!
Last month, South Carolina became the latest state to give tactical hog hunters another option, when South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed into law a bill that now allows the night hunting of wild hogs (and coyotes). But when hunters Continue reading Green Light, Dead Hog – Tactical Night Hunting on a Budget
I ran over the sandy soil at a dead sprint, dodging waist high clumps of sagebrush and jumping over badger holes big enough to swallow my leg and snap the bone. Several hundred yards ahead of me, the two dogs Continue reading Sagebrush and Mutant Pigs: Tactical Hog Hunting Comes to Eastern Oregon
Narrowing this list to ten was a monumental task. So many choices, good choices, great choices… This is part two of my top ten list. If you missed part one, you can read it here. Here’s a recap of the Continue reading Part 2 – Top Ten Hog Hunting Rifles: The Tactical Advantage!