We love gear, don’t you? Guns, optics, thermal, night vision – but unless you intended to scout and hunt naked you need some awesome apparel and great footwear. That counts as gear in my book. A few months ago I Continue reading Boots on the Ground Part 5: Testing the Lalo Shadow Amphibian Boots Across Three Time Zones
In a previous SHWAT™ Article I referred to the superstition of the Black Butterfly and its mystical correlation with Black Butterfly Ammunition. Some may see my inferences as farfetched, but the story tells the tale. I’m not a superstitious person Continue reading Black Butterfly Lands On Wild Hog Video (458 SOCOM in Florida!)
Since “Hunting” is in our name here at SHWAT™, and that’s almost exclusively an “outdoor” activity, it should come as no surprise that we wound up at the Outdoor Retailer (OR) trade show in Denver this week. No gun dealers Continue reading The SiOnyx Aurora Day/Night Action Camera Four other Takeaways from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Show
As many of you know, I am not, nor have I have pretended to be, any kind of firearm guru, gun geek, gear head or rifle mega-enthusiast. My relationship with guns is easily likened to my relationship with cars. I Continue reading The DPMS Gll .308 – This Girl’s Porsche® 718 GTS Gun
Never have their been more rifle and caliber options for hunters. While I’ve been aware of the 6.5 Grendel for years, only recently did I get the opportunity to run one. I’ve killed hogs with everything from a 9mm pistol Continue reading Increasing the Body Count – Hog Hunting with the Suppressed Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel!
Talk to an old timer who relishes the “old days” and they will tell you they expended thousands of rounds and hundreds of hours to “know their rifles” and determine their ballistics. Like most of the old days it was Continue reading Kestrel and Applied Ballistics, it’s not Rocket Science!
Time for the Ultimate Hunting Vehicle to get naked! When I had my first Jeep Wrangler I royally jacked this up, thanks to impatience and the wonderful world of interwebs experts. Here in part four we’ll show you what might Continue reading Door Gunner? Roof Gunner? The Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Gets Naked!
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.
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
Ever been stuck? It’s worse when hunting. Most of the time you’re not going to be near your other vehicle, you may or may not have cell service and it tends to really ruin your day. I now live in Continue reading Recovery (Animal & Vehicle!): The Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Barricade 12,000 Pound Winch