Marlin Dark Series Model 336 30-30 First Look, First Hunt, First Review!

Marlin Dark Series Review

Should the lever action be relegated to yesteryear’s tactical guns, or does the brand new Marlin Dark Series 30-30 rifle deserve a slot next to your AR-15 collection? I took the new Dark Series lever action hog hunting at the family Continue reading Marlin Dark Series Model 336 30-30 First Look, First Hunt, First Review!

Sound Decision Making: My Two Silencers for a Dozen Guns

How to pick a silencer

Suppressors are exploding in popularity because they are a good idea. They were a good idea back when Theodore Roosevelt installed one on his .30-30 to avoid annoying his Long Island neighbors, and they are a good idea today. Silencers are Continue reading Sound Decision Making: My Two Silencers for a Dozen Guns

Ditch Your Pack, Bro! It’s 2019 and High Speed Gear, Inc. Has Way Better Options.

HSGI hunting gear

Over the years the gear in my hunting pack has grown ridiculously out of control. From my observations, this seems to be the case for most outdoorsmen.  If you don’t agree with me, just watch a SHWAT™ Pro Staffer pack Continue reading Ditch Your Pack, Bro! It’s 2019 and High Speed Gear, Inc. Has Way Better Options.

Can You Nail Prairie Dogs at 500+ Yards with a .224 Valkyrie? Adventures with LWRCI!

LWRCI 224 Valkyrie for hunting

Prairie Dogs and Coyotes can be real problems for landowners across the country. To allow for growth of your typical game, deer, turkey and quail, etc., the predator population has to be checked. Prairie dogs carry disease and their holes Continue reading Can You Nail Prairie Dogs at 500+ Yards with a .224 Valkyrie? Adventures with LWRCI!

6.8 ACR Pistol – We Take It Hunting!

ACR 6.8 pistol

I’ve heard about the Bushmaster ACR as long as I can remember. Jonathan had talked about it forever and would say “It’s just a better mousetrap” when comparing it to the AR-15 platform. My first ACR experience outside of a Continue reading 6.8 ACR Pistol – We Take It Hunting!

Braced Pistol Vs. SBR 2019 – Game Over?

Pistol-Brace-vs-SBR-2019-update

The pistol brace versus the SBR – it’s 2019 and the game has changed again. We’ve covered the AR pistol vs. SBR evolution and those are some of our most read stories. While I love braced AR pistols and you’ll Continue reading Braced Pistol Vs. SBR 2019 – Game Over?

Five Seconds, Two Doe Down. Bowers VERS 458 Suppressor Field Tested

Hunt with a suppressor

Behind every successful harvest there is a story. The story I’m referring to is not the drive to deer camp, the plane ride or listening to Johnny Cash by the fire the night before opening day. I’m referring to the Continue reading Five Seconds, Two Doe Down. Bowers VERS 458 Suppressor Field Tested

Remington V3 Turkey Pro 12 ga. Shotgun Field Test and Video

Remington V3 Turkey Pro Review and Test

With Turkey season virtually on top of us, we thought it might be a good time to get our hands on Remington’s V3 Turkey Pro, new for 2019. Given its drop here while many turkey hunters are already mid way Continue reading Remington V3 Turkey Pro 12 ga. Shotgun Field Test and Video

King of the Mountain – Is Lowa’s Camino GTX the Ultimate Mountain Hunting Boot? Boots on the Ground Part 6

Lowa-Camino-GTX-boot-review

While many wives tend to out-duel their husbands for the most impressive footwear collection, I’ve easily taken home the belt each year for sheer volume of kicks in my closet. Try as she might, my wife hasn’t been able to Continue reading King of the Mountain – Is Lowa’s Camino GTX the Ultimate Mountain Hunting Boot? Boots on the Ground Part 6

It’s Not Just For Silly Hunting – My Choice for Home Defense: The Remington TAC-14

Remington TAC-14 for home defense

Imagine waking up to the sound of a stranger breaking into your home. The one place you are supposed to feel safe has just been violated, but you don’t panic. You simply get out of bed, secure you family and Continue reading It’s Not Just For Silly Hunting – My Choice for Home Defense: The Remington TAC-14