The Best Gear for Hog Hunting in 2019

best hog hunting gear

“What’s the best gear for hog hunting?” Ten plus years ago I didn’t know enough to ask that question. But last Memorial Day I decided it was time for me to answer it. I guess you could say that Memorial Continue reading The Best Gear for Hog Hunting in 2019

The Holy Grail of Night Vision? Hunting with the Dual Tube FLIR BNVD-51!!

Best BNVD NIGHT VISION review

The 8 year old version of me had a Lamborghini poster on my wall. If my wife would let me put up posters as a grownup, I would have a poster of BNVDs hanging on the wall. The chance to Continue reading The Holy Grail of Night Vision? Hunting with the Dual Tube FLIR BNVD-51!!

What Do You Know, It Works! Hog Calling with the Convergent Bullet HD!

Convergent Bullet Call Review

In my introduction to the Convergent Bullet HP at the 2018 Dallas Safari Club, I was skeptical, very skeptical. The hunting world is full of gimmicks, gadgets and gizmos. As for videos all over YouTube showing people calling in cats Continue reading What Do You Know, It Works! Hog Calling with the Convergent Bullet HD!

Best Thermal Scopes Yet? N-Vision Halo and Halo LR Hunting Review

N-Vision Review

The N-Vision HALO and HALO-LR thermal optics changed the thermal game this year. For that to mean anything useful, all we have to do is look back a few years. Not too long ago if you were in the market Continue reading Best Thermal Scopes Yet? N-Vision Halo and Halo LR Hunting Review

For hunters! SiOnyx Aurora Color Night Vision “Explorers” Kit

Sionyx Aurora Night Vision for hunting

How can hunters best utilize the SiOnyx Aurora color night vision camera? It’s a question that I asked the SiOnyx team when we first met. The action camera wasn’t initially created for hunters. I’ve seen Law enforcement running Auroras, the Continue reading For hunters! SiOnyx Aurora Color Night Vision “Explorers” Kit

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!

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!

Exclusive! First Ever Field Test and Review of Norma BONDSTRIKE Extreme Long Range Hunting Ammo

Norma-Bondstrike-ammo-review

Imagine a top secret mission that requires you to head to an exotic location with a sweet rifle. The mission to test a yet-to-be-announced ammunition from the same people that supply the Swiss Armed Forces and German Bundeswehr. Well, that’s Continue reading Exclusive! First Ever Field Test and Review of Norma BONDSTRIKE Extreme Long Range Hunting Ammo

When the Weather is Bad, but Your Equipment is Bad A$$: A Review of the FLIR 536 & 736

FLIR 736 Review

It seems since I came on board as a Pro Staffer for SHWAT, the weather in Texas has been working against me.  Our latest trip it was no different. After picking up J.D. from DFW Shooting Sports, Stephen Owen,fellow Pro Staffer, Continue reading When the Weather is Bad, but Your Equipment is Bad A$$: A Review of the FLIR 536 & 736

Dead Cattle and Other Fails, Mistakes, & Brain Farts – Our Pro Staff Picks!

Hunting Fails

I asked a few of our Pro Staffers to lend me a hand to address some hunting fails, mistakes and brain farts. We’ve hunted different animals in different places with different tactics so the stories and advice varies. I’ll go Continue reading Dead Cattle and Other Fails, Mistakes, & Brain Farts – Our Pro Staff Picks!