9 Deer Hunting Myths That You Probably Fell For!

Whenever you combine sport, chance, and fanaticism, you end up with a recipe for massive and hard to debunk superstitions that are passed down generation to generation. In no area of life is this any more true that when it comes to deer hunting. RELATED: This Weird “Sock Trick” Will Make You A Deadlier Hunter This Year From strange beliefs about deer having nearly supernatural senses, to astrology, to plain old misinformation, hunting lore is chock full of some laughable whoppers. However, the more you try to gain an edge and improve your odds, the more likely it is that you’ll […]

10 Super Badass Outdoor Gifts for 2016 [GIFT GUIDE]

If we know one thing about those diehard members of the self-reliance movement, it’s that they have an awful lot of stuff. That’s a nice way of saying they’re nearly impossible to shop for. You may have friends like this. You may even be one yourself. People with this personality type are the prototypical “guy who has everything.” If you have someone like this on your shopping list, you’re in luck. Why? Because here at The Patriot Caller, we’ve accepted the challenge of sifting through the best of the top gear and coming up with the Top 10 Survival Gifts […]

Top 6 Ideas to Creating Survival Shelters in the Wild

This awesome post was written by our friend Alex Park at AuthorizedBoots, Inc. For more awesome survival content like this, visit his great site here.  Survival experts have long known about an idea called the Rule of Threes. It says that humans will die after 3 minutes with no air, 3 days without water, or 3 weeks of going without food. At least, those are the most commonly known rules. Many people forget that you can die in three hours without shelter, as long as the environment is harsh enough. You may not think the weather in your area is harsh enough to kill […]

How to Carve a Pumpkin with an AK-47! [VIDEO]

Now THIS is our idea of a good DIY Halloween project! Carving Jack-O’-Lantern the old fashioned way, with a big old honkin’ bowie knife,is a good way to spend some time with loved ones, sure. But why settle for a good time, when you can have a great one? RELATED: POP QUIZ: Can Bulletproof Glass Stop a Shotgun Slug? That’s the idea behind carving this year’s pumping with a firearm. No, you may not get the detail and precision you might with a scalpel, but you’ll have a whole lot more fun. And yes, you can even make it a competitive sport. Just […]

How to Sight in Your Deer Rifle in 5 Steps [SUPER SIMPLE]

Getting your hunting rifle perfectly zeroed in can be frustrating for shooters of any experience level, particularly when you’re working with an unfamiliar, newly mounted scope. In the old days, it could take lot of wasted time and ammo to get your rifle hitting paper, much less the bullseye. The process could get fairly expensive, not to mention frustrating. In certain environments such as a public shooting range, your options and shooting distances are limited, restricted in fact. If your scope is off in a major way, you could be in for a long afternoon as you try to determine where your bullets are […]

UPDATE: One of These 7 Guns is the Next “Official Sidearm of the US Military”

As you may know, the US Armed Forces is on the hunt for the next official Joint Combat Pistol for the entire US Military. Yes, it’s kind of a big deal… In the 1980s, the Beretta M9A1 was chosen to replace the iconic M1911A1. RELATED: Top 11 Semiauto Handguns on a Budget Many veterans and 1911 fans never forgave the Department of Defense for what they considered a huge blunder. Not to mention, they gave an Italian firearms company the most coveted sidearms contract on the planet… Fast forward to 2017, where a fresh clash of the titans is underway to decide which […]

SHOCK: US Army Rejects Smith & Wesson M&P Pistol

Wow, it’s official… Smith & Wesson is officially out of the running for the Department of Defense’s coveted contract for a new Modular Handgun System. This new contract stipulates that the sidearm selected must have modifiable grips, ambidextrous controls, magazine options, and rails. The DoD also mandates that the pistol must be able to hit a 4-inch target at 50 meters 90% of the time, throughout the service life of the handgun. Only a handful of manufacturers were competing for the $580M contract with the Army. Smith & Wesson submitted their very popular and well-liked M&P pistol design and, quite unexpectedly, they […]

Customize Your Tool Grips With Paracord in Minutes [How-To]

Here’s a righteous way to upgrade any tool in your arsenal into a genuine SHTF chaos buster… It involves very little aside from your time, patience, and a roll of paracord. When it comes to a high-quality axe, it’s rare that the axe head itself is what breaks. A great axe handle is typically made of a hardwood, which absorbs the recoil and that’s great. RELATED: Top 5 Best Axes Under $50 [LIST] What it doesn’t provide, however, is that it’s not particularly comfortable or easy to grip. The solution: Apply paracord and poof! Your troubles are over.

POP QUIZ: Can Bulletproof Glass Stop a Shotgun Slug?

Maybe you’re a big fan of shotgun slugs… maybe not. But we guarantee the strange, military grade slugs featured in this video will get ANY shooter’s attention. When you send those strange slugs smashing into sheets of bulletproof glass, it becomes must-see TV (of in this case, YouTube). This incredible test pits 5 slugs, from 5 different nations, against a piece of bullet-resistant glass. This glass is rated to stop small arms fire. How does it hold up against a variety of 12-gauge slugs? Watch and see… Click NEXT to watch .50 Cal vs BulletProof Glass

How to Skin a Rattlesnake Like a Pro, Then Cook and Eat it [STEP-BY-STEP]

WARNING: This video will give you nightmares. Guaranteed. We’re not big fans of killing snakes when it’s not absolutely necessary. Of course, then it always comes down to one man’s definition of necessary versus another’s. If it’s near you home, near your livestock, near your pets… the list goes on and on. If you do feel the need to dispatch a huge honking rattlesnake, however, it’s imperative that you must skin it and display the hide as evidence of your own historic battle with a wily serpent. And to achieve that, you will either have to a.) take the snake to the […]