Apex Predator

Josh Chauvin, the Apex Predator, enjoyed a great public-land duck hunt last January by using a little ingenuity to preserve his honey hole. On a separate hunt that same day, his wife shot two of the mallard hens pictured here.

Apex Predator: using a 'Light Decoy Spread' on public land duck hunts

Light show preserves public land hunting spot
December 18, 2014 at 4:15pm
The Apex Predator didn't see any deer, but he did drill a big boar last weekend at Richard K. Yancey WMA with his new DPMS Panther LR-338L. Shasseh found the hog after a 70-yard trail in a matter of seconds.

Apex Predator breaks in brand new .338 tactical 'pork blaster'

Chauvin recaps weekend hunt on Richard K. Yancey WMA
December 02, 2014 at 5:00pm


December 01, 2014 at 7:00am
The Apex Predator shot this 350-pound porker in January on Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge with his Marlin .444. Halloween Hogzilla, an even bigger boar, was arrowed on R.K. Yancey WMA on Oct. 31.

The legend of 'Halloween Hogzilla'

The Apex Predator arrows a huge boar on R.K. Yancey WMA
November 18, 2014 at 10:00am
The Apex Predator used his wife's right-handed PSE Fever to take down this nice 8-point on St. Catherine's Creek National Wildlife Refuge in Mississippi.

Apex Predator's bow explodes on opening day

Forced to shoot opposite-handed, he still nabbed two bucks and a hog in early-season hunts
October 15, 2014 at 5:45am
Jean Poirrier III, left, his father, Jean

Cleaning squirrels — the easy way

'Balloon method' great for quick, hairless skinning
September 30, 2014 at 9:52am
On his first-ever public land bowhunt in Colorado, the Apex Predator took down a 4-year-old, 700-pound bull elk with his PSE Full Throttle bow and a Ramcat broadhead.

Against all odds: The Apex Predator goes 'full throttle' in Colorado

Public land bowhunt yields big bull elk, along with 911 wife hunt
September 23, 2014 at 10:30am
After conducting extensive tests and trying out lots of different lenses, the Apex Predator recommends Costas' amber 580s for inshore and freshwater fishing.

Apex Predator focuses on best fishing sunglasses

Recommends a pair of Costas depending on offshore, inshore and freshwater applications
September 03, 2014 at 4:55pm

'Rock around the chock'

Apex Predator's trailered Boston Whaler gets away at the boat launch
August 04, 2014 at 10:45am
The Apex Predator managed to keep all ten fingers while showing off this nice alligator snapping turtle.

Apex Predator talks freshwater fishing finger hazards

Because fishing stories are more than just tall tales when you have a missing digit
July 03, 2014 at 10:34am
The Apex Predator caught more than 1,000 frogs on only two trips using a water-cooled engine in public waterways.

Frogging in a bay boat with the Apex Predator

Don't let a water-cooled engine hold you back this frogging season
May 29, 2014 at 4:21pm
The Apex Predator had a couple of recent trips with kids spoiled by thieves who stole the catch from his jug-lines, so he shares a few tips and tactics that might prevent you from being their next victim.

The Apex Predator shares tips to keep fishing thieves at bay

Tips and tactics to avoid theft of lines and traps
May 09, 2014 at 1:56pm
An umbrella can be rigged easily for just about any boat, is great in either rain or shine and also allows freedom of movement around the deck while fighting a fish.

The Apex Predator brings along an umbrella and fishes rain or shine

Rig up your boats with umbrellas for instant, portable shade on the water
March 12, 2014 at 8:56am
The Apex Predator, Josh Chauvin, with  the nice 6-pointer he shot on New Year's Eve on Mississippi public land.

Vehicle breakdowns couldn't stop Apex Predator's holiday hot streak

After 118 public land hunts, he tags out with 7 deer and 27 hogs
January 22, 2014 at 11:30am