Long Range Hunting – The Cheaper By the Kill Shot Challenge

Long Range Hunting

The concept of long range deer hunting in the mid-west is a matter of perception. Most of us grew up hunting with a shotgun and the effective kill range was well within 100 yards.   Now imagine stretching the kill range Continue reading Long Range Hunting – The Cheaper By the Kill Shot Challenge

Keep Coal out of Your Christmas Stocking: Use the Essential SHWAT™ Gift Buyer’s Guide

Christmas Gift Buyer's Guide

Good news! It’s not Christmas yet, you still have time to score as Santa this year. Like me, you’ve probably been inundated with various gift buyer guides. Why read this one? Well, because if you’re like me, you still have Continue reading Keep Coal out of Your Christmas Stocking: Use the Essential SHWAT™ Gift Buyer’s Guide

300 Blackout AR15 Versus Wyoming Bull Elk

300-blackout-elk

Following the successful antelope hunt a few weeks earlier, my long time friend and business partner Brian chose to step up the challenge for my custom 300 Blackout chambered AR15, aka “Broadsword.” Brian had an elk tag burning a hole Continue reading 300 Blackout AR15 Versus Wyoming Bull Elk

Is .223 enough gun for hogs? The proof is in the pig.

.223 for hog hunting

Does the .223 caliber have enough mass and punching power to effectively kill a wild boar? This question has been debated for years. Countless hunting articles have been published imploring hunters to switch to a bigger hunting caliber. It’s been Continue reading Is .223 enough gun for hogs? The proof is in the pig.

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