Hog hunting is a thrill all on its own—but stalking pigs through the dense Florida brush and getting into bow range? Now you're talking about adventure. Editor in Chief J. Scott Olmsted recently had the opportunity to join Horton Crossbow Innovations for such a trip, with hopes of attained his first-ever archery kill.
Yes, Savage Arms is best-known for its rifles. But that doesn't mean shotguns are out of the question. For 2016, the company has rolled out its custom Model 212 and 220 turkey shotguns, which are meant to redefine the look and capability of a turkey gun. Both firearms are available through the company's Special Order Department.
Earlier this spring, NRA Pubs' Tom Rickwalder journeyed to Florida to hunt Osceola turkeys with the National Wild Turkey Federation, Bushnell and Federal Premium, among others. After tagging his bird, he was given the chance to hunt a management alligator in the state's swampland. Guided by Justin Guerry of Osceola Outdoors, Tom took his first-ever shot at a gator.
Using a multi-shot, three-stage payload to deliver lethal patterns, 3rd Degree has served as Federal Premium's answer to consumer demands for tighter patterns and longer ranges.
Young Evan Farless joined Mike Tussey of Osceola Outdoors for a nuisance gator hunt in Florida earlier this summer. Armed with the LWRCI Razorback and an EOTech optic, Evan looked to drop his first-ever alligator. Get an inside look at the hunt with this video.