Two Navy Sailors, Father and Son – A Tale Of Fatherhood, Friendship and Feathers

Salt Marsh Duck Hunt

As soon as I got off the phone with John, the liaison for Hunters Helping Heros in Maryland, and he told me I could invite one other person to go with us I knew exactly who to ask. It had Continue reading Two Navy Sailors, Father and Son – A Tale Of Fatherhood, Friendship and Feathers

Dropping and Flopping Turkey in South Alabama – First Solo Outing!

Southern Turkey Hunting

The month of March has finally arrived and the obsession continues. For all my turkey hunters down here in the south, you know exactly what that means. It’s that spring drifting in the air, flowers blooming so beautifully, and that Continue reading Dropping and Flopping Turkey in South Alabama – First Solo Outing!

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