VIDEO: Maryland Deputy Blasts a Groundhog on a Public Road

Did you hear the one about the Maryland Deputy who got into a standoff with a groundhog… …and shot his way out of it?! Well, now you can say that you not only hear about it, you saw the dang movie too. Warning: This video contains footage of a cop literally shooting a groundhog! We’re not sure what exactly Maryland’s use of force policy is on varmints… But it’s safe to say this was a very bad day for this groundhog. Probably not this deputy’s best day either. Woof! Hey, we realize it might seem like we’re making fun of this poor […]

White-Tailed Deer: Why, When and How They Shed [VIDEO]

Funny story, we once explained the yearly antler cycle to a non-hunter and this man was totally incredulous that a deer, no matter how impressive, grows a whole new massive set of antlers each and every year.  But if you’re an experienced hunter, you already know that bucks manage to grow a new set of antlers every single year. And once hunting season is over with, a whole new season starts to begin… shed hunting season. This season conveniently tends to overlap Turkey season in many areas, so you’ve got multiple excuses to get out in the field. When does it […]

5 Best Eye Exercises for Shooters

What’s the most common thing shooters say they want help with?  We conducted a survey recently and got some very interesting feedback. The overwhelming response was one word, simply: Aiming. It’s a bit of a tricky subject to focus on, because well… what exactly does it mean? Pretty much everyone knows how their sight picture should look in order to “aim” at the center of a target. You line up the front and rear sights on the bullseye, right? Where the real difficulty seems to come from is not so much “aiming” as it is “focusing.” Most people tend to […]

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide

Does your father happen to love just about anything that shoots, cuts, or looks like Wild Bill Hickok may have owned it at one time? Yeah, that seems to cover an awful lot of the Fathers that Patriot Caller readers are shopping for. Come to think of it, this applies to most of the readers as well. That’s we’ve compiled a list of the most irresistible and high-value gifts that will not only put a smile on Dad’s face when he opens it, but gives him many years of use (as he smiles and reflects on what a smart and […]

DIY Hillbilly Water Bottle Filter [STEP-BY-STEP]

A good survival filtration system is a must-have for any survival stockpile or bug-out bag. The reason is simple: Potable water is second only to air in terms of survival, and yet it’s difficult to store in large quantities and even more difficult to transport. In a bug-out situation, it’s probably not going to be practical to pull a 500-gallon water trailer behind the family sedan. Even if you have a pickup, chances are you only have room for a 55-gallon barrel or two — that’s over 918 lbs of water, not counting the weight of the barrels! RELATED: How […]

One Hundred Years of Sniper Technology

Nearly 100 years ago on May 28, 1918, Americans from all corners of the republic stepped foot into Hell. Near a little French town called Cantigny, the United States got its first taste of the horrors of the First World War. Names you’d become familiar with like George Marshall, George Patton, Eisenhower and Harry Truman all participated in the war. In fact, the major counterattack during the Battle of Cantigny was lead by Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. But the American began to struggle with elements of this new war they’d never seen before. [COUPON: Get Your MCG Sniper Scope 50% OFF] […]

Will A Bite From This Snake Kill You?

QUESTION: Will a bite from the snake pictured above kill you? ANSWER: No. Often mistaken for highly venomous coral snake, the scarlet king snake pictured above is non-venomous and even beneficial to have around for rodent control. The coral snake (featured on page 10) is identified by the common Boy Scout saying “Red and yellow, kill a fellow. Red and black, friend of Jack.” Thus, if the snake has red and yellow bands touching, it’s a Texas coral snake or eastern coral snake. The Arizona coral snake features a very pale yellow band, nearly white, that touches its yellow bands. 

Battle Royale: Tactical Light Vs Laser Sight

When it comes to home defense, it’s safe to say that the vast majority of gun owners plan to confront trouble with their trusty sidearm. And why not? Today’s handguns pack a whole lot of value into a very small, potent, and even economical package. We’ve dedicated many words to that effect here on Patriot Caller. However, there’s one serious blindspot in this strategy that often goes unaddressed. And it has as much to do with effectiveness as it does protecting your loved ones. This “blindspot,” as we’re very intentionally calling it, is a little thing we call “the dark.” […]

The Secret Gear Your U.S. Army Sniper Uses To Nail Targets

Never before have shooters been able to hit targets at long distances. Before, snipers had to rely solely on low tech scopes for taking down their marks. Same with hunters, you’d snap on a scope, fire and hope you hit that buck knowing that if you didn’t, he’d hit you back. (Btw, you could get your very own sniper scope with a 50% discount here) Recently, spotting scope technology has been released to the public. This is allowing shooters of all skill levels to experience the rush of hitting a target at long range. It’s perfect for hunters and target shooters […]

Will This Military Sight Double Your Shooting Speed? [50% OFF]

Introduced to the US Armed Forces in 2000, reflex optics quickly became the go-to sighting choice for small arms, starting with the M4 family of rifles and branching out quickly. In fact, the SEAL responsible for dispatching Osama Bin Laden used one to place 3 rounds through the most wanted man in history’s forehead. With the adoption of the Sig P320 as the USAF’s primary sidearm, there’s a good chance that many military handguns will also incorporate a mini-reflex optic (one of the civilian P320’s distinguishing features). [COUPON:  Get the MCG Reflex Sight 50%OFF] Since the military’s adoption of this technology, […]