Her First Hunt Was Basically Two Years In The Making. What About Yours?

First Hunt

“Please can I bring my bow? What if a deer comes close enough? If it’s under 15 yards, can I take the shot?” It’s September 2014 and opening day of Maryland’s deer season. I have been practicing with my bow Continue reading Her First Hunt Was Basically Two Years In The Making. What About Yours?

The Highs and Lows of Your Ultimate Hunting Vehicle – Part 5: Little Things That Make A Big Difference

Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Review

I hope you’re enjoying following our Ultimate Hunting Vehicle series and are inspired to build your own. We’ve enjoyed hearing back from some of you who have implemented various parts of our build for yourselves. You may recall that it Continue reading The Highs and Lows of Your Ultimate Hunting Vehicle – Part 5: Little Things That Make A Big Difference

Wyoming Hunting in the Negatives – Part 2: Whitetail Deer

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

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

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

A Smartphone View to a Kill – Top Six Hunting Apps

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

Top hunted animals in america

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

.243 for Hog Hunting

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