Five Seconds, Two Doe Down. Bowers VERS 458 Suppressor Field Tested

Hunt with a suppressor

Behind every successful harvest there is a story. The story I’m referring to is not the drive to deer camp, the plane ride or listening to Johnny Cash by the fire the night before opening day. I’m referring to the Continue reading Five Seconds, Two Doe Down. Bowers VERS 458 Suppressor Field Tested

Remington V3 Turkey Pro 12 ga. Shotgun Field Test and Video

Remington V3 Turkey Pro Review and Test

With Turkey season virtually on top of us, we thought it might be a good time to get our hands on Remington’s V3 Turkey Pro, new for 2019. Given its drop here while many turkey hunters are already mid way Continue reading Remington V3 Turkey Pro 12 ga. Shotgun Field Test and Video

Dead Cattle and Other Fails, Mistakes, & Brain Farts – Our Pro Staff Picks!

Hunting Fails

I asked a few of our Pro Staffers to lend me a hand to address some hunting fails, mistakes and brain farts. We’ve hunted different animals in different places with different tactics so the stories and advice varies. I’ll go Continue reading Dead Cattle and Other Fails, Mistakes, & Brain Farts – Our Pro Staff Picks!

Are You A Facilitator for Life’s Greatest Adventures? Taking My 12 Year Old Elk Hunting on Public Lands in Colorado

First Elk Hunt

Have you ever thought about what your life would look like if you took guns out of it? Not the whole philosophical argument about guns never being invented, the effects on the history of warfare in a global sense, or Continue reading Are You A Facilitator for Life’s Greatest Adventures? Taking My 12 Year Old Elk Hunting on Public Lands in Colorado

Remington TAC-14 Not-A-Shotgun for Dove Hunting? Yeah, We Try That!

Texas Dove Hunting

Never considered the Remington Tac-14 for dove hunting? Or maybe breaking clays? Most people haven’t – and wouldn’t – but here at SHWAT™ we like to try things that others would dismiss. Assign whatever motive you want at this point, Continue reading Remington TAC-14 Not-A-Shotgun for Dove Hunting? Yeah, We Try That!

Why I Sold My .308 AR and You Should, Too. The True Story of What Happens When You Compare .308 vs. 6.5 Grendel

308 vs 6.5 Grendel

I grew up around hunters. Not tree-stand-sitting recreational hunters dressed up like the front cover of a Cabella’s catalog, but wilderness hunters in blue jeans and flannel shirts, whose families went without if their hunts were unsuccessful. They were more Continue reading Why I Sold My .308 AR and You Should, Too. The True Story of What Happens When You Compare .308 vs. 6.5 Grendel

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

The DPMS Gll .308 – This Girl’s Porsche® 718 GTS Gun

DPMS 308 REVIEW

As many of you know, I am not, nor have I have pretended to be, any kind of firearm guru, gun geek, gear head or rifle mega-enthusiast. My relationship with guns is easily likened to my relationship with cars. I Continue reading The DPMS Gll .308 – This Girl’s Porsche® 718 GTS Gun

Kestrel and Applied Ballistics, it’s not Rocket Science!

How to use Kestrel

Talk to an old timer who relishes the “old days” and they will tell you they expended thousands of rounds and hundreds of hours to “know their rifles” and determine their ballistics. Like most of the old days it was Continue reading Kestrel and Applied Ballistics, it’s not Rocket Science!