I Was Against Hunting, but You’d Never Know It Had You Joined Me On My First Duck Hunt!

Surprise! There was a day when I was against hunting/harming animals. I know you can’t tell it from the big grin on my face during my super chilly Louisiana duck hunt, but I’m a small town girl who wasn’t brought Continue reading I Was Against Hunting, but You’d Never Know It Had You Joined Me On My First Duck Hunt!

My Ice Cold Baptism into Coyote Hunting

260 Remington Coyote Hunting

Sitting in the cold – and I mean really cold – eastern Nevada air as the sun rose behind me, I didn’t really know what to expect on this coyote hunt. Eric Conn and I have our backs to the Continue reading My Ice Cold Baptism into Coyote Hunting

Combat Waterfowling – Shots Firing, Shells Falling, and Feathers Flying as Ava and the Versa Max Deliver

Combat Duck hunting with Versa Max

Thanks to 13 years and counting in the military, I have developed a tactical mindset when it comes to hunting. Perhaps you, too, have discovered many shared aspects of situational awareness between combat and hunting. I experienced many of these Continue reading Combat Waterfowling – Shots Firing, Shells Falling, and Feathers Flying as Ava and the Versa Max Deliver

The Holy Grail of Pump Shotguns? The New Remington 870 DM (Detachable Magazine)

Remington 870 DM Review

I don’t know how long people have thought about modifying Remington 870 shotguns to accept detachable box mags, but a few years ago at the 295 Tactical Range in Eugene, Oregon I got to try one. I was excited because Continue reading The Holy Grail of Pump Shotguns? The New Remington 870 DM (Detachable Magazine)

Yes, Tactical Pheasant Hunting is a Thing and Here’s Why You Want To Try It

Kansas Governor's Ringneck Classic Pheasant Hunt

Question: What do you get when you cross the Kansas Governor, a shoot house at Gunsite Academy, canine athletes, shotguns, SHWAT™ and pheasants? A five star hunting experience that any action adventure hunter can get excited about. So yeah, prepare Continue reading Yes, Tactical Pheasant Hunting is a Thing and Here’s Why You Want To Try It

Musical Triggers – What You’ve Known All Along But Couldn’t Quite Say Right

Musical Triggers

The more I interact with guns, the more apparent I find the correlation between music and firearms – they both have the power to produce instant memories. They force us to think, learn, feel and ask questions, and, much like Continue reading Musical Triggers – What You’ve Known All Along But Couldn’t Quite Say Right

Like a Video Game! Rookie Texas Dove Combat for this Rocky Mountain Girl!

Womens dove hunt

How many of you know, when you are invited by SHWAT™ to join a Remington Outdoor Company dove hunt on a ranch in Texas, you go? Never mind the fact that you’re pretty much exclusively a big game hunter. Or Continue reading Like a Video Game! Rookie Texas Dove Combat for this Rocky Mountain Girl!

Hog Sniping with Suppressed Subsonic .308 Bolt Actions and Maker Bullets

308 subsonic hog hunting

You know the often used movie scene where the shooter mounts a silencer to a rifle, aims, then gets a too-good-to-be-true muffled pop as the gun fires while the bullet miraculously flies 500 yards or so taking down the target? Continue reading Hog Sniping with Suppressed Subsonic .308 Bolt Actions and Maker Bullets

Remington 870 TAC-14 – A Quarter Inch of Freedom, Miles of Fun

Remington 870 TAC-14 Review Video

The Remington 870 TAC-14 shotgun-like-firearm wasn’t on my radar. When it was announced I was as surprised as anyone and really didn’t know what to think. I’ve seen that kind of design before from boutique manufacturers but they never really Continue reading Remington 870 TAC-14 – A Quarter Inch of Freedom, Miles of Fun

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