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summer time hunts

Prairie Dogg’n!

With spring in full swing, it’s time for my first prairie dog trip of the year! I’ve been out in Denver for my sons graduation from grad school, one more kid to go and I’m tuition free! While visiting I’ve been like a hunting dog made to sit and watch a parade of birds ……. … Continue reading »

Categories: Airgun Expedition, Airguns of Arizona, Big Game, biltong, Brocock, Daystate, Destinations, Ground squirrels, Long Range shooting, Pest Control, Prairie dogs, shooting sticks, Shooting technique, summer time hunts, Uncategorized, Wildcat | Tags: | 2 Comments

Prairie Dogs, plinking, and target practice…. summers going well!

Hope you’re all having a great summer so far! I’ve been on the run, since summer started I’ve been to Scotland, Australia, Florida, and California on business. But I’ve managed to get in some hunting as well! I was in Texas a couple times on a hog and small game hunts, was in South Dakota … Continue reading »

Categories: Airguns of Arizona, Brocock, bullpup, Deer hunting, Destinations, EBR, Extreme Benchrest, FX, Long Range shooting, Pest Control, Prairie dogs, Shooting technique, Small Game Hunting, summer time hunts, Uncategorized, where to hunt | 4 Comments

Getting My Airguns Ready to Hunt

This has been a busy week for me; I received a couple new big bores that I’ll be talking about in coming months, and started doing range work. I’ll save the details for later, but it’s hard to imagine the out of the box performance being delivered by todays production big bores! Just a few … Continue reading »

Categories: Airguns of Arizona, AOA Bushbuck .451, Big Bore Airguns, Big Game, bird hunting, Daystate, Deer hunting, Destinations, EBR, Extreme Benchrest, fall hunts, Hog hunting, Hunting Guns, Jackrabbits, pest birds, Pest Control, Prairie dogs, Predator hunting, Rabbits, Safari, Small Game Hunting, Squirrels, summer time hunts, turkey, Uncategorized, Wildcat | 2 Comments

Falls around the corner; squirrel seasons are kicking off!

We’re getting towards the end of summer and fall is right around the corner as I write blog entry. Soon it will be getting cooler and the start of a new hunting season. Of all the species I hunt with an airgun, squirrel hunting is one that gets me out more days of the year … Continue reading »

Categories: fall hunts, Ground squirrels, Hunting Guns, Small Game Hunting, Squirrels, summer time hunts, turkey, where to hunt | Leave a comment

Getting Results with a Springer!

Last week I spoke about avian pest control with springers, this week I will talk a bit more about how you can improve your results when hunting with a springer. As mentioned, I took time while shooting in Arizona recently to leave the PCP’s behind and take a number of springers out to hunt. Many of us have shifted … Continue reading »

Categories: bird hunting, offhand shooting, Pellets, pest birds, Shooting technique, Small Game Hunting, Spring Piston Airguns, springers, summer time hunts, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Avian Pest Shoot with Springers

I had a couple good days at the end of last week with my buddy Scott D and a few others doing a dove shoot with a a selection of different guns. One thing I really enjoyed was one full day in which we only used spring piston guns. First time I’d done that in … Continue reading »

Categories: Airguns of Arizona, bird hunting, offhand shooting, pest birds, Pest Control, Small Game Hunting, springers, summer time hunts, Uncategorized | Tags: , , | 3 Comments

Squirrel Hunting With The FX Royale

The last couple of years I have more used more guns and been on more hunting trips than I could write about, so this month I want to reach back to a gun I used a lot and really enjoyed taking into the field. One of the great things about writing is that I get to try … Continue reading »

Categories: Airguns of Arizona, binoculars, Competition, Daystate, Destinations, EBR, Extreme Benchrest, Ground squirrels, Jackrabbits, pest birds, Pest Control, Prairie dogs, Small Game Hunting, Squirrels, summer time hunts | 1 Comment

Getting time to hunt??

I was thinking about my airgun hunts this year, those after the Christmas holidays when things start to slow down. There were a few stand outs that I really enjoyed, with a few more to come during the summer before the real season starts back up and my winter hunts kick in. A lot of … Continue reading »

Categories: airgun ammo, Airguns of Arizona, Big Game, Destinations, Jackrabbits, Prairie dogs, Rabbits, Safari, Small Game Hunting, summer time hunts, Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Hunting Tree Squirrels: Part 1

Hunting squirrels is one of my favorite small game species, and while some states have a spring or summer season, in most it ended last January and starts up mid September. I was thinking about my airgunning adventures for the upcoming year, and decided I’m going for the tree squirrel grandslam; fox squirrel in Indiana, … Continue reading »

Categories: Pest Control, Small Game Hunting, Spring Piston Airguns, Squirrels, summer time hunts, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , | 7 Comments

Pest Control and Airguns

It is probably safe to say that most of the Airguns that are purchased domestically would be for plinking and target shooting. But the guns purchased expressly for harvesting animals, are most frequently used to shoot vermin and pest species. This can range from shooting the squirrel or starling raiding the backyard bird feeder to … Continue reading »

Categories: bird hunting, Ground squirrels, Pest Control, Prairie dogs, Rabbits, Squirrels, summer time hunts, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , | 4 Comments
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