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By Stephen Owen on 9/24/2014 3:00 PM

Team Wendy Exfil SHWATLast week Jonathan published an article on how he was wrong about something. As his youngest brother, that always brings a smile to my face. But now it’s my turn. When you are hunting you are generally walking or sitting still. You probably won’t hit 4 mph on your own two feet. Helmets are just a place to mount night vision, a camera and such. You’re perfectly safe and the idea that you need a helmet for protection is just silly. Or is it? Ever used night vision (NV) gear. If so, you already know that just walking while looking through NV takes some getting used to. Depending the unit, depth perception can be a challenge and peripheral vision is virtually non-existent. NV can introduce some risks and rewards you may not have thought of.

By Jonathan Owen on 9/16/2014 8:57 PM

Accurate Armory AR PistolOnce there was a time when I laughed at the notion of the AR-15 pistol. That time of laughing has passed, so if you enjoy watching others publicly eat crow, read on. My brother, Stephen, and I have been debating the merits of AR 15 pistols for some time, so let’s rewind this a bit. My first intro to an AR-15 pistol was some years ago at a gun store that sold NFA items like short barreled rifles (SBRs). I saw an AR-15 pistol and asked where the buttstock was. The shop keeper enlightened me, but I had lingering doubts... 

By Dr. Chris Magee on 9/10/2014 1:50 PM

The current wild pig population in the US is estimated at about 6 million, and it’s only increasing from there…

What’s the worst part of this problem? Pigs are not even supposed to be in the US! They are taking precious resources from the ecosystem that belong to our white-tailed deer, turkey, and other native species. They prey on the eggs and hatchlings of ground-nested birds. They can decimate populations of reptiles and amphibians. Even small mammals and newborn foals are at risk of predation. And don’t forget all the plant species at risk.

So what about wild pigs in the US? What options do we have? How are we going to gain control? Read on to find out...