AAR: 2018 Hunting Trip

As I write this, I am returning from my annual hunting trip. I hope that the following post will be of interest to both hunters and non-hunters alike. As usual, I’m going to share a brief summary, along with a few observations that may pertain to the armed civilian lifestyle. This year’s trip was notable […]

The 2018 Great American Outdoor Show

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to visit the NRA Great American Outdoor Show held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. As I’ve written about here on the blog in past years, the show is a sprawling collection of multiple exhibit halls and arenas. Covering firearms, archery, hunting, fishing, boating, and outdoor living and […]

The Great American Outdoor Show: 2017 Edition

Yesterday, in what is rapidly becoming an annual tradition, I was again able to visit the Great American Outdoor Show held at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. For a general overview of how and why to visit the show, please check out my blog post from last year. What I’m going to […]

Visiting the Great American Outdoor Show

This weekend I had the opportunity to ride with friends to go and see the Great American Outdoor Show held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA. The show runs February 6th-14th this year, and is worth a visit if you’re at all interested in guns, knives, archery, hunting, or fishing. While I […]

Hunting and Defensive Shooting… Huh?

For many of us in North America, November is synonymous with hunting season… White-tailed deer is a typical quarry, but for the purposes of this discussion, I refer to almost any big game hunting. So why am I discussing hunting on a blog largely dedicated to civilian self-defense? Simply because I think that the practice […]