Recently, the author wrote about his new love affair with the .243 caliber rifle. Since rediscovering this diminutive, yet lethal caliber, he’s set up several guns with the right optic. For his latest long-range varmint gun, I chose a Riton Mod5 4-16×50 wide field of view scope. If you’ve done any serious varminting, you know that an extra 20 or 30 feet of vision at distance can really help you get on target quickly.
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Hot coffee, cold hands and a dog trembling with excitement… Waterfowling offers fast action and a great opportunity to share the hunt with family and friends. In case you have not already tuned up for ducks, here is your action plan.
As avid waterfowl hunters, we’re surrounded with an onslaught of information on how to keep safe and warm in the nastiest, late-season conditions. But what about our number one hunting companion: our retrievers? What special considerations must be made for them?
It could be a broken decoy line, a missing head or busted keel that’s keeping that pile of decoys in the corner of the garage unaddressed—just high enough to constantly remind you that something needs to be done with them.
Duck hunting is all about working through the lulls and taking advantage of periods when birds are active. Hunters must work quickly and efficiently. Organization that starts in the shop must carry over into the field. Here are a few tips and tricks to keep your gear organized and you focused on the birds.
Hunting season is right around the corner, so you’ll want to maximize your summer getting ready. Are you in the market for a new hunting rifle or optic? If glass is what you’re looking for, Bushnell has what your looking for with the introduction of the new Trophy and Trophy Xtreme Optics Lines.
For years the Aimpoint T1 has been the gold standard of red dot sights, so when I first got wind of a T2 in the works, I was pretty curious. The T2 costs a little more, so what’s the big deal? Watch a side-by-side comparison in the video below, or read the rest of the post below the video for more on these optics.
Stealth Cam’s new GXW game camera is a 12-megapixel unit that lets you see crazy stuff like raccoons chasing coyotes.
Hunting season has just begun and Christmas will be here before we know it. Now is the time to check out the newest products from Cheaper Than Dirt! Seven new products for hunters, sportsmen, survivalists and shooters will help you in the field. The new model Steyr AUG A3 M1 includes a VLTOR sling swivel stud and new integrated optics mounting platform. Sightmark has a good quality red dot sight for cheap, a bipod you need for hunting whitetail and quite possibly the best and your new favorite AR-15 magazine from Elite Tactical Systems Group. Click to read more and start shopping!
If you threw your shogun in the closet last year and haven’t touched it since, it is probably time for a pre-season gun cleaning. Take it out to the range and do some functions testing. Get some turkey targets and make sure you are using the optimum choke and load for your gun.