Hunting Saves Millions of Lives (Not to Mention Species!)

hunting is good for the environment

No need to convince me that hunting is good for people and good for the planet. But, still, this NSSF study is an eye opener for me. Allow me to revisit the first part of my opening line, “Hunting is Continue reading Hunting Saves Millions of Lives (Not to Mention Species!)

The Difference Definitely Matters: Training vs. Practice

Training vs. Practice

  I am often asked, “What’s the difference between training and practice, isn’t it the same thing?” While the answer is an unequivocal “No,” it remains a very misunderstood difference, especially given the bombardment of “training” options offered these days. Continue reading The Difference Definitely Matters: Training vs. Practice

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

I Just Discovered Something Amazing – The Real Test of Not New But Still Pricey Camo from Beyond Clothing

Beyond Clothing Review

I have a closet full of camo, most of which I like for various purposes. For five days last week I wore the same Beyond Clothing shirt and pants set while on a Turkey hunt in sweltering heat of Florida. Technically, Continue reading I Just Discovered Something Amazing – The Real Test of Not New But Still Pricey Camo from Beyond Clothing

His and Hers Hunting and Shooting – Meet the Mizers

couples shooting

One of the best things about shooting and hunting are the social aspects. With more and more women getting into the gun sports, more and more couples are discovering the joy of shooting and hunting together. Who knew that cold Continue reading His and Hers Hunting and Shooting – Meet the Mizers

6.8 to 6.GREAT Part II – Details Matter

6.8 SPC in 2017

The 6.8 SPC isn’t exactly “new” but in my case it’s certainly rediscovered and my rifle is now better than new. I’ve owned one for years, and in looking for a new “do it all” rifle I rediscovered the 6.8. Continue reading 6.8 to 6.GREAT Part II – Details Matter

Keeping Your Head [warm] – Team Wendy EXF Balaclava

Team Wendy EXF Balaclava Review

When I need night vision or a head mounted camera, I wear a Team Wendy Exfil LTP helmet. Thanks to an amazing retention system, good venting and customizable padding, I’ve never felt too hot when wearing it. However, I have Continue reading Keeping Your Head [warm] – Team Wendy EXF Balaclava

Poisoning Lead – Obama’s Toxic Attack On Gun Owners

Lead Ammunition Ban

When it comes to lead in bullets, the issue is not environmental pollution, but the pollution of the truth. Obama’s recent ban on lead in the fishing and shooting industries is nothing more than a below-the-belt parting shot at responsible Continue reading Poisoning Lead – Obama’s Toxic Attack On Gun Owners

Question From A Reader, Help Us Answer

AR15 for hunting

I got an email today from a SHWAT.com reader, something I always appreciate. He’s asking about moving to the AR-15 platform for hunting. I’m going to give my input below, but perhaps you have something to add or a completely Continue reading Question From A Reader, Help Us Answer

Tactical Duck Hunting? Action Adventure Duck Hunting Reimagined in 2017

Tactical Duck Hunting

The profane thought of “Tactical Duck Hunting” might just send chills down the spines of some duck hunters. I’ve thought about this for a few years and as I sit here in the airport typing after my first real duck Continue reading Tactical Duck Hunting? Action Adventure Duck Hunting Reimagined in 2017