Hog Sniping with Suppressed Subsonic .308 Bolt Actions and Maker Bullets

308 subsonic hog hunting

You know the often used movie scene where the shooter mounts a silencer to a rifle, aims, then gets a too-good-to-be-true muffled pop as the gun fires while the bullet miraculously flies 500 yards or so taking down the target? Continue reading Hog Sniping with Suppressed Subsonic .308 Bolt Actions and Maker Bullets

When You Bring Your 300 WinMag and Nothing Goes As Planned

Hog Hunting with 300 Win Mag Federal Premium TLR

We have all had those trips in which we felt things were set perfectly, we had a great positive outlook and were ready for the challenges ahead no matter what. So there I was with the new 300 WinMag Federal Premium Continue reading When You Bring Your 300 WinMag and Nothing Goes As Planned

Trail to Table with Pulsar’s Newest Trail XP50 Thermal Riflescope

Hog Hunting with Pulsar XP50 thermal scope

The Trail, Pulsar’s new flagship thermal riflescope, was released this year at SHOT Show in Las Vegas and is starting to show up on shelves across the country. Weeks before its release, I was lucky enough to be a member Continue reading Trail to Table with Pulsar’s Newest Trail XP50 Thermal Riflescope

She’s 19 and Newly Minted High Tech Hunter

Hog hunt with Bushmaster Minimalist 300 BLK

It’s 1:30 in the morning under a moonless West Texas sky right in the middle of nowhere. She’s 19 years old, on her first hunt where the animals actually show up. She’s been around guns her whole life. Her dad Continue reading She’s 19 and Newly Minted High Tech Hunter

Locavore! The Reasons Americans Hunt Aren’t What They Used To Be

Locavore and the reasons we hunt

It’s been said that the only constant is change. While that’s debatable, I was surprised to see the results of a survey released just one week ago. What motivates hunters as a whole has indeed changed. Well aware that surveys Continue reading Locavore! The Reasons Americans Hunt Aren’t What They Used To Be

Galil ACE .308 – Finally a .308 Battle Rifle / Hog Hunter That Meets My Do-It-All Demands

IWI Galil ACE .308 Review

Me reviewing the IWI Galil .308 here may surprise some people. Over the last few years my lack of enthusiasm for the .308 is no secret. I have expressed it in articles, blogs and to my friends. It’s not some Continue reading Galil ACE .308 – Finally a .308 Battle Rifle / Hog Hunter That Meets My Do-It-All Demands

What Happens to Wild Hogs When They Die?

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This simple post to LinkedIn revealed again that when it comes to dealing with wild hogs, we’re not educating people well: “Never bought gear to hunt at night? Rent it! Here’s the @trijicon @irdefense Hunter MK2 from @ultimatenightvision and the Continue reading What Happens to Wild Hogs When They Die?

Best Hog Hunting Rifle Yet? Spend the Night with The Tavor X95

tavor-x95-best-hog-hunting-rifle

I wonder how many “best hog hunting rifle” stories have been told? Seriously, four years ago we ran a top ten hog hunting rifles story that still has traction on Google. But it’s not 2012 anymore and after spending the Continue reading Best Hog Hunting Rifle Yet? Spend the Night with The Tavor X95

Rodeo with Remington – It’s Like Helicopter Hunting But You Never Leave the Ground

Tactical Hog Hunting

There are numerous ways to hunt wild hogs, and here at the Spike Box you’re welcome to sit in a blind and wait to see what happens. What’s about to happen now is the polar opposite. It’s dawn in West Continue reading Rodeo with Remington – It’s Like Helicopter Hunting But You Never Leave the Ground

Be a Stalker – Essentials for Success

How to hunt hogs by stalking

Hunting from a blind simply isn’t for me. Some years ago, my son’s first “hunt” was a turkey hunt from a box blind. There we sat for hours, him beating the Brick Braker game on my Blackberry, me wondering about Continue reading Be a Stalker – Essentials for Success