Posted August 28, 2018 9:18 am by Comments

By Ammoland

Laura Mooney with an AR-15 chambered in 6.5 Grendel

by Laura Mooney
This was my very first try at Texas wild hog hunting at night, and now I can not wait to go back.

Thermal Hog Hunting

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Laura Mooney with an AR-15 chambered in 6.5 Grendel

After a while, our conversation turned to the weather forecast and the threat of wind and rain, which was not very promising for hunting. But we had only one night to stay and no control over the weather, so we gathered our gear and hoped for the best.

When the sun went down, we headed outside for some pre-hunt safety training. Steven led us through important rifle-handling instructions for night hunting and worked with each of us individually as we practiced lifting our rifle, setting it on a tripod, and finding a target through the scope. He also explained how he would communicate silently with us during the hunt. His emphasis on the importance of safety and clear communication put me at ease.

On the Hunt

It was about 7:30 PM when we took off for our hunting adventure, a little earlier than normal since we were trying to get out ahead of the bad weather.

From time to time, we pulled over to the side of …Read the Rest

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