Winning With the In Laws and Stacking Wild Hogs – The NiteSite Night Vision Review

NiteSite review

My father-in-law had already told me “No,” but he didn’t know what he was saying “no” to.  I grabbed his .22-250 bolt action rifle fitted with an inexpensive no-name 3-9×40 scope I ran to the closet in the guest room Continue reading Winning With the In Laws and Stacking Wild Hogs – The NiteSite Night Vision Review

Hundreds of Hogs – Real World Hunting with the Trijicon EO REAP-IR

REAP-IR REVIEW

It’s the Friday before Labor Day and with the family in tow, we start the 2.5 hour trek west to the farm. This can mean only one thing… Labor Day Hog Hunting. Years ago, Labor Day weekend was when we Continue reading Hundreds of Hogs – Real World Hunting with the Trijicon EO REAP-IR

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

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

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

.458 SOCOM – Hog Hammer of Death Part 2: Big Bore for Big Boar

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When you care enough to send a big wild boar your very best, you send him your thoughts with a .458 SOCOM. You’ll both find it dramatically convincing, but only you will recall with excitement what happened. This is the Continue reading .458 SOCOM – Hog Hammer of Death Part 2: Big Bore for Big Boar

The IR Patrol by IR Defense – Best Tactical Hunting Innovation of 2015

IR Patrol

Just one year ago we announced the roll out of the IR Patrol by IR Defense. It looked promising, and a year later I have to say this is not only my current favorite night hunting tool, but it gets Continue reading The IR Patrol by IR Defense – Best Tactical Hunting Innovation of 2015

AR-15 Spike Front Sight Post – A Green Glow for Magpul MBUS Pro

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For a variety of reasons lots of hunters and shooters like to have back up iron sights (BUIS) on their rifles. Plenty of people like them as primaries. In any event Magpul keeps many pretty happy with their MBUS Pro Continue reading AR-15 Spike Front Sight Post – A Green Glow for Magpul MBUS Pro

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