Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course – Part 3: Pride and Accomplishment

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I wake up on the third day of training with a sense of pride and accomplishment. The previous day went by so fast and the memory of seeing the steel swing at hundreds of yards away energizes me now. Tyler Continue reading Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course – Part 3: Pride and Accomplishment

Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course – Part 2: AR Guy Becomes Precision Rifle Guy

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Day two’s classroom session opens my eyes to many new ways to approach medium to long range hunting.  For most hunters, deer and wild boar hunting is generally done within 100 yards.  At times, and depending on one’s geographical location, Continue reading Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course – Part 2: AR Guy Becomes Precision Rifle Guy

Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course Part 1

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For some time I buried the thought of trying my hand at long range shooting. Like a lot of shooters and hunters it seemed like the next logical step in my shooting and hunting experience, but with a busy schedule Continue reading Rookie Review: US Optics Academy Long Range Precision Rifle Course Part 1

Twelve Gifts of Christmas for the Hunter and Shooter

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Christmas time is here again! Many of you have been thinking about what to get the hunter or shooter in your life (or maybe what YOU’D like to get). We’ve put together some of our favorite picks of the year. Continue reading Twelve Gifts of Christmas for the Hunter and Shooter

Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo

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Bolt actions are boring, I once thought. Kind of funny that my most spectacular filmed hog hunting shot to date would feature me shooting a bolt action Weatherby. Granted, it was a Hog Reaper chambered in .308 topped with an Continue reading Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo

Beyond the Dead Turkey Thanksgiving Tradition – New Gear, Old Friends, Dead Hogs

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Tactical hog hunting is about a lot more than hunting, a lot more than eradication of an invasive destructive species. It’s about more than thermal and night vision gear, black rifles and Kryptek camo. Sometimes tactical hog hunting is high Continue reading Beyond the Dead Turkey Thanksgiving Tradition – New Gear, Old Friends, Dead Hogs

Tactical Hog Hunting With DRT Ammunition:  Night Time’s the Right Time!

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Once again, it’s way past midnight, probably between two and three a.m., and I’m kneeling in dirt, scanning a group of hogs though night vision.  This is our third night out on hog patrol.  I have half a magazine of Continue reading Tactical Hog Hunting With DRT Ammunition:  Night Time’s the Right Time!

The Daniel Defense M4V1: Tactical-Hog-Hunting-Ready Right Out of The Box!

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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!