The Truth About .30-06

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A gunsmith friend of mine recently told me he was considering not renewing his NRA membership. It wasn’t because of the NRA or NRA-ILA’s political posturing. He was reacting to…

Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Misrepresentations, Snakes in the Grass and Going for Gators

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Because Chris Pratt is an actual bad ass — and doesn’t just play one in the movies — he gets picked on.  The sad thing is that people that don’t know…

Texas Man Struck by Ricochet…What Caliber for Armadillo?

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Texas has more than its share of interesting and sometimes dangerous indigenous wildlife (and we’re not even talking about what happens on Dirty 6th). I was asked by a Best of…

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Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest

I finally fulfilled my dream of having my photo plastered all over a sleezy, shameless, gossip rag, AKA the British media. Apparently not everyone in the UK is thrilled that they…

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Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: A Death in the Family, Slaughtering is Dangerous And A Fifth Ave. Redneck

After being bullied on social media, a fellow hunter and outdoorsman took her own life. The abrupt death of this young lady, only 27, didn’t soften the hearts of those attacking her…

Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Cecil’s Son, Clever Wolves and Big Racks

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Great. Just what we need: more worldwide outrage over a lion (sigh). OMG and the management for this so called preserve, they suck!  What was it that former president Bush…

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Living the Dream, Or the Last Rifle I’ll Ever Need

I had a pretty awesome childhood. As young as eight years old, it consisted of days, and often weeks completely on my own, wandering thousands of acres of Texas hill…

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Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Eels, Dogs and Chimps

Ugh, I would hate to be the public servants that had to clean up this mess.  Yet another reason to be grateful to those that do those “dirty jobs” no…

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South African Airways: No-Go for Guns

Flying through the UK to Africa to hunt, I had a minor hiccup at Heathrow. In case you didn’t know, The Land of Hope and Glory does NOT like firearms….

Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Hot Air, Electronic Decoys and Multi-Use Tents

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I don’t think anti-gun, anti-fun politicians have enough hot air to power the Lone Star State’s soon-to-be-authorized hunting balloons. But they might . . . Lawmaker urged Abbott to veto…

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Gun Review: TrackingPoint M400XHDR

From the beginning, TTAG’s Armed Intelligentsia has complained that TrackingPoint’s automated firing technology’s not worth the considerable stack of cash needed to own it. For the same price as a…

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Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: Look Out Yogi, Spider Hunting and the Ultimate Fudd?

A gift from Trump . . . Trump Officials Just Provided ‘A Gift to Trophy Hunting’ In The Form of Yellowstone Grizzly Bears The decision by President Donald Trump’s administration…