Thanks to 13 years and counting in the military, I have developed a tactical mindset when it comes to hunting. Perhaps you, too, have discovered many shared aspects of situational awareness between combat and hunting. I experienced many of these Continue reading Combat Waterfowling – Shots Firing, Shells Falling, and Feathers Flying as Ava and the Versa Max Deliver
I don’t know how long people have thought about modifying Remington 870 shotguns to accept detachable box mags, but a few years ago at the 295 Tactical Range in Eugene, Oregon I got to try one. I was excited because Continue reading The Holy Grail of Pump Shotguns? The New Remington 870 DM (Detachable Magazine)
Question: What do you get when you cross the Kansas Governor, a shoot house at Gunsite Academy, canine athletes, shotguns, SHWAT™ and pheasants? A five star hunting experience that any action adventure hunter can get excited about. So yeah, prepare Continue reading Yes, Tactical Pheasant Hunting is a Thing and Here’s Why You Want To Try It
The more I interact with guns, the more apparent I find the correlation between music and firearms – they both have the power to produce instant memories. They force us to think, learn, feel and ask questions, and, much like Continue reading Musical Triggers – What You’ve Known All Along But Couldn’t Quite Say Right
How many of you know, when you are invited by SHWAT™ to join a Remington Outdoor Company dove hunt on a ranch in Texas, you go? Never mind the fact that you’re pretty much exclusively a big game hunter. Or Continue reading Like a Video Game! Rookie Texas Dove Combat for this Rocky Mountain Girl!
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
The Remington 870 TAC-14 shotgun-like-firearm wasn’t on my radar. When it was announced I was as surprised as anyone and really didn’t know what to think. I’ve seen that kind of design before from boutique manufacturers but they never really Continue reading Remington 870 TAC-14 – A Quarter Inch of Freedom, Miles of Fun
Good news! It’s not Christmas yet, you still have time to score as Santa this year. Like me, you’ve probably been inundated with various gift buyer guides. Why read this one? Well, because if you’re like me, you still have Continue reading Keep Coal out of Your Christmas Stocking: Use the Essential SHWAT™ Gift Buyer’s Guide
I anxiously anticipated my first elk hunt at Jumping Jack Ranch in Ennis, Montana. I didn’t know exactly what to expect. I’m not one to sit still for long, so I prefer hunts that are more active – such as hogs, Continue reading My First Elk Hunt – Southern Girl Takes on Epic Montana Adventure
Remember your excitement when you got your first AR-15? If you’re like me, it was memorable! Now imagine something even more so – getting something BIGGER! Yes, it’s just a matter of time before you’ll get the itch to join Continue reading The .450 Bushmaster – A Big Bore, Big Game, Big Fun Blaster!