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

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!