Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest

I nearly choked on my popcorn this weekend. While the trailer is hunt-free, Daddy’s Home 2 included a full turkey hunting scene! Not only is Mark Wahlberg wearing full hunting camo (swoon), Mel Gibson takes his eight-year-old granddaughter to a gun shop to buy her a shotgun (double swoon). Needless to say, best Christmas movie ever. Ralphie […]

Top Five Hog Hunting Guns [VIDEO]

“Wild hogs are among the most destructive invasive species in the United States today. Two million to six million of the animals are wreaking havoc in at least 39 states and four Canadian provinces; half are in Texas, where they do some $400 million in damages annually. They tear up recreational areas, occasionally even terrorizing […]

Gun Review: Howa 1500

While browsing the discount section of a local gun store I stumbled upon a Howa 1500 in .300 Winchester Magnum. I had been wanting to add a .300 Win Mag to my collection, and 40% off an already-low MSRP was too good a deal to pass up. Howa-bout a little history? Howa is a Japanese […]

Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest: ‘Revenge’ in South Dakota, Hunting in the Big Apple and Therapy in the Great Outdoors

WTF? Revenge? How about, “Teen protects his land, home, family and livestock with a gun.” Awesome, kid. . . . Teen gets revenge on mountain lion that killed goat After a long, sad day, Streff’s youngest child, 14-year-old Dalton, who fancies himself a hunter, told his mother he was going to go sit in the backyard […]

Liberte Austin’s Hunting Digest

Some women have it all: beauty, a husband, wonderful children. I’m more envious of the fact that this woman nailed a 12 foot gator on her first hunting trip! . . . South Carolina mom bags huge alligator nearly three times her size and the biggest of this year’s hunt A South Carolina mother has bagged an alligator […]

Liberte Austin: Night Vision Boar Hunting in Texas

Todd Huey may look eccentric wearing a night vision helmet, dressed in camo, roaming through the woods at 4 a.m. But he’s exactly what Texas farmers need. The law enforcement officer is skilled in the art of exterminating hogs. An art you say? Yes, indeed . . . Blasting 200 pounds of bacon on legs may […]