Monday, February 22, 2021

Freeze Warning – Best Cold Weather Gear

0 Texas has frozen over and Editor-in-Chief, John J. Radzwilla, reviews his top picks for cold weather adventures. WATCH THE VIDEO AND THEN SHOP! Base Layer: ICONX HEATED CORE VEST, $150, Buy It! -- (* USE...

Give Your Old Boots the Boot!

Cabela's Treadfast GORE-TEX Hunting Boots for Men BFGoodrich Tires has partnered with Cabela’s on a performance hunting boot that delivers an edge for outdoorsmen. The Cabela’s Treadfast Zoned Insulation Boot allows avid hunters to focus...
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Sig Sauer – P320 AXG Scorpion

Sig Sauer P320 AXG Scorpion Review Among the most hard-core former and current special forces operators out there—aka, the real Billy Badasses of the world—most all of them carry one of two brands of handgun;...
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The Right Stuff – Prepper Gear

Have The Gear and Know How To Use It If there is one thing I am, it is prepared. Probably too much. But, in threatening situations, you can never be prepared enough. Having the basics...
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The Game Plan – Loading Up For Civil Unrest

The Game Plan - Loading Up For Civil Unrest “The criminal does not expect his prey to fight back. May he never choose you, but, if he does, surprise him.” — Jeff Cooper, United States Marine...
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Merry Christmas For the Woodsman or Woodswoman

Christmas Gift Guide for Outdoorsmen and Women Christmas is here again; can you believe it? We will all be searching for the perfect gift soon enough and trying to figure out what to buy. There’s...

Bowhunting with Thermal: NO LONGER OPTIONAL

Pulsar’s Axion is a bowhunter’s walk, wait, and recovery problem solver. The Walk Trekking across unfamiliar ground in the dead of night is no small task; of course, my knack for picking out the loudest twigs...
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Pnuma’s Caza Camouflage

Hook & Barrel’s Official Camo When it comes to camouflage, I am picky. I can’t stand oversized and baggy sets. I refuse to wear sub-par fabrics. And when it comes to pockets, snaps, zippers, drawstrings,...

Garmin Saves the Day with the inReach and Instinct.

Breadcrumbs and Safety – Backcountry Garmin InReach and Instinct  Let’s face it, the wilderness is an unpredictable place, and in remote areas of the country, can be a killer. As described earlier in this roundup,...

A Cellular Game Cam that Actually Works

Can You See Me Now? - Cuddeback Cell Camera Review  There are very few instances when I like to see technology seep into nature, but when it comes to game cameras, I welcome it—kind of....