Writer’s block is REAL. I’ve been thinking about this article all week and while there is so much to say about the Thermal Trail XP50, I’ve had the hardest time putting my thoughts into words. It could be that I’ve Continue reading Hogs Lose, I Win. Testing the Pulsar Trail XP50 Thermal Scope on West Texas Wild Hogs
When you care enough to send a big wild boar your very best, you send him your thoughts with a .458 SOCOM. You’ll both find it dramatically convincing, but only you will recall with excitement what happened. This is the Continue reading .458 SOCOM – Hog Hammer of Death Part 2: Big Bore for Big Boar
The last couple years have seen most of the major gun makers add a bargain-priced bolt-action rifle or two to their hunting line up. I have to admit, I’ve viewed these rifles with some hesitation. Oh, I like the prices–$400 Continue reading The Remington Model 783: A Big-Game Rifle…At A Bargain Price!
It’s about midnight Friday, Labor Day weekend in West Texas and I’m about to blow a great shot. My buddy Jared and I are in a huge 190 acre field of dry hay stubble parched after the harvest. Using thermal Continue reading Gorillas Chasing Hogs – The Holy Grail of Hog Hunting? Gorilla Ammunition 208 Grain Subsonic Results
“You have an AR-15. You’re coming.” So, despite my naïve protests about being a shooter not a hunter, I was dragged into the world of tactical hunting. A pile of dead hogs later, I was hooked. I no longer own Continue reading How to Set Up an AR-15 for Hog Hunting
Most people know that feral pigs are nasty creatures. What many don’t know is just how nasty they are. Not only are they dangerous when they are alive and angry, they are also dangerous once they’re dead. Hogs carry numerous Continue reading Swine Brucellosis – Never again will I hunt hogs without gloves.
No doubt – having a thermal scope or traditional night vision (NV) makes night hunting better. One of the biggest challenges is picking the best one for your needs and budget. Getting the chance to try out various pieces of Continue reading You too can go hands on with the latest gear for free with AR15.com!
Bolt actions are boring, I once thought. Kind of funny that my most spectacular filmed hog hunting shot to date would feature me shooting a bolt action Weatherby. Granted, it was a Hog Reaper chambered in .308 topped with an Continue reading Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo
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Intelligence gathering reconnaissance has been a part of hunting since its dawn. Wild hog noses are big on smelling. Using their oversized snouts to sample the wind for signs of us hunters or other clues, it only takes a bit Continue reading Hunt Intel: The New Caldwell Crosswind Professional Wind Meter