Milwaukee M18 Fuel with StrikeMaster Lazer 8″

This is my review of the Milwaukee M18 paired with the StrikeMaster Lazer 8 inch hand auger bit. The M18 is the best drill I’ve personally tried, with much greater torque than the cheaper Ryobi drills I’d tried in the past. Compared to the K-Drill system, this auger is significantly cheaper. However, it is also […]

Apeman H68

Apeman H68 Trail Camera Review

The Apeman trail camera (H68) is one of the higher rated trail cameras on Amazon. It also has a great average review, especially considering the price of $80 USD. Apeman sent me one of the cameras in addition to their slightly less expensive H45, which I’ve reviewed in another video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iVoZmifu3w&t=1s In summary, there are […]

Garrett’s Deer Hunting Gear List (Updated to be Current)

Overview Here is my deer hunting gear list (not including clothing, which is covered in a separate gear list post). Often I try new things, so likely on any given day my gear may vary from what is shown below. However, when I find something that is truly an improvement, I will update this list. […]

apeman trail camera

Apeman Trail Camera Review – H45

Apeman Trail Camera – H45 The Apeman trail camera (H45) is one of the better selling trail cameras on Amazon. It also has a decent average review, especially considering the price of $60 USD. Apeman sent me one of the cameras in addition to their slightly more expensive H68, which I’ll review in another video. […]

Gear List – Colorado Elk/Deer 2017 (September)

Downloadable Excel file for your own editing: 2017 Mule Deer/Elk Gear List, September in Colorado 2017 Western Hunting Gear List PDF Version of the Gear List: 2017 Western Hunting Gear List

in season scouting

Episode 4 – In Season Scouting

In this Episode, Garrett and Boudreaux discuss in-season scouting. Many hunters do a fine job of preseason scouting – glassing fields, sitting in observation stands, and checking trail cameras. But once the season rolls around, their focus shifts almost entirely to hunting. Often, it’s easy to get caught up on what the deer were doing […]

Colorado Hunt

Episode 3 – Colorado Hunt Recap and Gear Review

In this week’s episode, Garrett and Boudreax discuss Garrett’s recent successful DIY public land mule deer hunt in Colorado. After briefly discussing the climax of the hunt, they dig into the gear used, cost of the trip, and lessons learned. This was Garrett’s first time camping in a hammock, and he used a homemade 9×9 […]

Shapeoko 3xl

New CNC Router – Shapeoko 3XL

I’ve invested in a new tool for the garage, a CNC Router. The Shapeoko 3XL from Carbide3d allows me to carve intricate and repeatable shapes from wood, plastic, and soft metal like aluminum. In the video, I overview some of the learning obstacles I needed to overcome, and explain my basic workflow and work holding […]

turkey hunting 2017

Turkey Hunting 2017 [Videos]

2017 was another successful year turkey hunting just outside the greater Twin Cities metro area. My Minnesota season started and ended quickly, as I shot a tom on the first weekend during a thunderstorm. I had been following a flock of roughly 11 birds over an area of public land not too far from my […]

Deeper Pro+

Deeper Pro+ Shore Fishing Thoughts

In this video, I’m giving some brief thoughts on how a smart sonar like the Deeper Pro Plus is able to give an edge to shore fishermen, particularly those who fish areas without well mapped lakes or streams. Here’s a link to a video review of the Deeper Pro+ with an ice fishing focus: Deeper […]