Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 2: Whitetail Deer

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As a die-hard big game hunter I have often faced the decision of staying home or pursuing prey in “less than ideal” weather conditions.  I’m sure there has been a time when most have looked at the forecast prior to Continue reading Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 2: Whitetail Deer

Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 1: Mule Deer

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The weather in North Central Wyoming can tend to be fairly austere in November, and this last one was no exception. As most deer hunters know though, colder weather typically means more favorable deer hunting conditions. My hunting partner and Continue reading Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 1: Mule Deer

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

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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

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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

A Smartphone View to a Kill – Top Six Hunting Apps

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In our world of 21st century, sometimes James Bond-esque tactical hunting, we have some amazing tools at our fingertips. We have the latest guns, laser rangefinders, night vision and thermal scopes, and much more. Now more than ever we also Continue reading A Smartphone View to a Kill – Top Six Hunting Apps

America’s Most Wanted… Animals

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Want to know a secret? Here at SHWAT™ – Special Hog Weapons and Tactics™, we are all about killing feral pigs and the endless gear and fun that go along with that. It can be done 24/7/365 with few restrictions Continue reading America’s Most Wanted… Animals

Three Times the Fun: Hogs, Deer and Coyote Fall to the Remington R-25 in .243 Winchester

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On a recent deer and hog hunt with Mellon Creek Outfitters near Corpus Christie, Texas, I and three other writers on the hunt were given out choice of rifles:  several bolt actions, a couple different DPMS AR’s in .308 Win, Continue reading Three Times the Fun: Hogs, Deer and Coyote Fall to the Remington R-25 in .243 Winchester