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

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

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

Happy Hog-i-days Part Two

Read Part One After checking several fields with no luck whatsoever, we return to where we sighted in earlier in the day. Nothing, but in the adjacent field we find a large group of hogs huddled together. 50-60 hogs, maybe Continue reading Happy Hog-i-days Part Two

Happy Hog-i-days Part One

I realize the greeting is somewhat late but my view is that anytime you go hog hunting it is still appropriate! In reality this story covers an event that happened the day after Thanksgiving anyway. Who wants to camp out Continue reading Happy Hog-i-days Part One

New Product! IR Patrol Thermal Monocular from IR Defense Launched!

If you’ve hunted at night you know seeing and identifying your target is the toughest part of the game. For years, many have held that the best method for finding your prey was to use thermal detection. The limitations of Continue reading New Product! IR Patrol Thermal Monocular from IR Defense Launched!

What’s Your Head Worth? Team Wendy Exfil LTP Helmet Review

You love hunting or shooting or probably wouldn’t be reading this article. Chances are, you also like doing other things outside, too. Maybe you’re like me and you love doing almost anything outdoors. Team Wendy makes many of those experiences Continue reading What’s Your Head Worth? Team Wendy Exfil LTP Helmet Review

Wilcox NVG Mounts – Second to none, but are they worth the money?

If you hunt with night vision or are considering it, then you will inevitably find yourself looking into how to mount your choice of gear to your head. In that process, you will also inevitably come across the Wilcox line Continue reading Wilcox NVG Mounts – Second to none, but are they worth the money?

Leverage: ATN THoR Thermal Rifle Scope (with hunt video)

Leverage. Whether buying a car, moving a piano or tactical hog hunting, leverage gives us an edge. I think 2014 is the year of the thermal optic leverage, and while we’ll be looking at multiple thermal scopes this year, the Continue reading Leverage: ATN THoR Thermal Rifle Scope (with hunt video)