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

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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

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

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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

What Happens to Wild Hogs When They Die?

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This simple post to LinkedIn revealed again that when it comes to dealing with wild hogs, we’re not educating people well: “Never bought gear to hunt at night? Rent it! Here’s the @trijicon @irdefense Hunter MK2 from @ultimatenightvision and the Continue reading What Happens to Wild Hogs When They Die?

Best Hog Hunting Rifle Yet? Spend the Night with The Tavor X95

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I wonder how many “best hog hunting rifle” stories have been told? Seriously, four years ago we ran a top ten hog hunting rifles story that still has traction on Google. But it’s not 2012 anymore and after spending the Continue reading Best Hog Hunting Rifle Yet? Spend the Night with The Tavor X95

Three Times the Fun: Hogs, Deer and Coyote Fall to the Remington R-25 in .243 Winchester

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On a recent deer and hog hunt with Mellon Creek Outfitters near Corpus Christie, Texas, I and three other writers on the hunt were given out choice of rifles:  several bolt actions, a couple different DPMS AR’s in .308 Win, Continue reading Three Times the Fun: Hogs, Deer and Coyote Fall to the Remington R-25 in .243 Winchester

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

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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)

Swine Brucellosis – Never again will I hunt hogs without gloves.

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Most people know that feral pigs are nasty creatures.  What many don’t know is just how nasty they are.  Not only are they dangerous when they are alive and angry, they are also dangerous once they’re dead.  Hogs carry numerous Continue reading Swine Brucellosis – Never again will I hunt hogs without gloves.

You too can go hands on with the latest gear for free with AR15.com!

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No doubt – having a thermal scope or traditional night vision (NV) makes night hunting better. One of the biggest challenges is picking the best one for your needs and budget. Getting the chance to try out various pieces of Continue reading You too can go hands on with the latest gear for free with AR15.com!

Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo

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Bolt actions are boring, I once thought. Kind of funny that my most spectacular filmed hog hunting shot to date would feature me shooting a bolt action Weatherby. Granted, it was a Hog Reaper chambered in .308 topped with an Continue reading Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo