Out in Texas after feral hogs with this powerfulair rifle from Airgun Depot. The Badger .40 caliber rifle has proven to be a great field gun, providing accuracy, power, and shootability enhanced by the custom Richards Microfit laminate thumb hole stock I retrofitted on it. Feral hogs are spreading across North America, but you’d be hard pressed to find a region that has been impacted more than Texas. Huge populations, open land, livestock operations to raid and an abundance of natural food sources, hogs are out of control here. This is a large pest species that you can hunt in Texas at reasonable prices, unlike deer hunting, which can run into the thousands of dollars.Read More →

In 2017 I was back in South Africa for a couple weeks of hunting with Rob and Andrew (Hounslow Safari’s), and on this hunt took the Ataman .30 caliber pcp air rifle into the field after a springbok, one of the small African antelope that are the perfect blend of size, wariness, and speed to make for a very challenging hunt. Andrew and I patterned this herd and set up an ambush along a ridge they regularly traveled. A couple groups passed by, but I couldn’t get a shot. After a couple hours of stalking and setting up, the chance finally came!Read More →