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

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

Ten Hogs, Three Coyotes, One Night Solo Hunting with the Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel and Pulsar Thermal Scope

Hog and Coyote Hunting with 6.5 Grendel

Enough already! All week people around me were obsessed over dove season’s opening day. I’ve dove hunted. It was fun. We limited out in less than an hour and went home. I’ve never limited out in hog hunting, not even Continue reading Ten Hogs, Three Coyotes, One Night Solo Hunting with the Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel and Pulsar Thermal Scope

Defying the Odds – Thermal Hog Eradication Video After Way Too Much Rain

Hog hunting after rain floods

Have you ever gotten a text that made you fighting mad? I have. My blood pressure went through the roof and my Type A personality was in top gear the day I received this text from fellow SHWAT™ Pro Staffer Continue reading Defying the Odds – Thermal Hog Eradication Video After Way Too Much Rain

Sionyx Aurora First Video – Tactical Night Vision Action Cam?

Sionyx Aurora Review

Is it night vision? Is it a camera? The Sionyx Aurora is both and then some. It’s unlike anything else I’ve ever seen and with a price point online at $799 it’s pretty tempting. Okay, it doesn’t tempt me I Continue reading Sionyx Aurora First Video – Tactical Night Vision Action Cam?

The SiOnyx Aurora Day/Night Action Camera Four other Takeaways from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Show

outdoor retailer 2018

Since “Hunting” is in our name here at SHWAT™, and that’s almost exclusively an “outdoor” activity, it should come as no surprise that we wound up at the Outdoor Retailer (OR) trade show in Denver this week. No gun dealers Continue reading The SiOnyx Aurora Day/Night Action Camera Four other Takeaways from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Show

Increasing the Body Count – Hog Hunting with the Suppressed Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel!

6.5 Grendel for Hog Hunting

Never have their been more rifle and caliber options for hunters. While I’ve been aware of the 6.5 Grendel for years, only recently did I get the opportunity to run one. I’ve killed hogs with everything from a 9mm pistol Continue reading Increasing the Body Count – Hog Hunting with the Suppressed Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel!

It Works Best When You Don’t Leave It At Home – Pulsar Helion XP50 Thermal Monocular Review

You know the phrase, “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone”? This happened to me in the real world. This all got started because of my superpower. Superpower? Yes, superpower. I have this amazing ability that whenever I Continue reading It Works Best When You Don’t Leave It At Home – Pulsar Helion XP50 Thermal Monocular Review

Winning With the In Laws and Stacking Wild Hogs – The NiteSite Night Vision Review

NiteSite review

My father-in-law had already told me “No,” but he didn’t know what he was saying “no” to.  I grabbed his .22-250 bolt action rifle fitted with an inexpensive no-name 3-9×40 scope I ran to the closet in the guest room Continue reading Winning With the In Laws and Stacking Wild Hogs – The NiteSite Night Vision Review

Hundreds of Hogs – Real World Hunting with the Trijicon EO REAP-IR

REAP-IR REVIEW

It’s the Friday before Labor Day and with the family in tow, we start the 2.5 hour trek west to the farm. This can mean only one thing… Labor Day Hog Hunting. Years ago, Labor Day weekend was when we Continue reading Hundreds of Hogs – Real World Hunting with the Trijicon EO REAP-IR