Archive for gear

First Look: Browning's New Lumbar Hunting Pack

At the 2015 SHOT Show, Signature Products Group—an official licensee of products for Browning—introduced a number of hunting packs, the Billy 1700RT Lumbar Pack among them. Here are four things you need to know.

February 27, 2015

Hardware: Meopta MeoStar R2 1X-6X-24mm RD

The Czech Republic may not have the market cachet that’s been established by brands from Germany and Austria, but that doesn’t mean the quality isn’t there. Keith Wood takes a closer look at the Meopta MeoStar R2 1X-6X-24mm RD.

February 20, 2015

First Look: Real Avid’s Winghunter

Has Real Avid combined all of the bird hunter's essentials into one tool with the Winghunter? Here are five things you need to know.

February 19, 2015

5 Kitchen Essentials for the Hunter

A hunter and chef outlines must-have tools for every hunters who cooks his own game.

February 19, 2015

First Look: Leica ER5 2-10x50mm

Leica optics for less cost. That’s the promise of the new ER 5 series of scopes from this 170-year-old German company. Here are five things you need to know.

February 18, 2015

Top 5 Underrated Rifle Cartridges

When you consider those “Charlie-in-the-box” cartridges that have been pushed aside by their more famous counterparts, here are the five most underrated rifle cartridges of all time.

February 09, 2015

SHOT Show 2015 Coverage

Is it that time of the year already? Our staff has arrived in Las Vegas for yet around go-round with SHOT Show. Follow along with our coverage right here, with "The Gun Club."

January 18, 2015

First Look: Meopta MeoPro 4.5-14x50mm

The U.S.-made MeoPro scopes begin right at $500 for the 3-9x40mm model and climb to just under $1,000 for the 4.5-14x50mm version, though the “street price” from retailers is often lower. Here are five features worth mentioning.

January 14, 2015

Hardware: Swarovski SLC 42

If you’re really serious about glassing for big game, it’s never a mistake to use Swarovski binoculars. How does the company's new SLC 42 stack up? John Barsness takes a closer look.

January 09, 2015

ThermaCELL Introduces Repellent Camp Lantern

ThermaCELL has announced a new Repellent Camp Lantern, which brings the company's patented mosquito repellent technology together with the features of a rugged, versatile lantern.

January 06, 2015

3 Layering Systems for the Late Season

It’s down to the wire, and the only way to fill that whitetail tag burning a hole in your pocket is to get out there and hunt. Here are three layering systems for the late season that will keep you in the game as Old Man Winter tries to keep you indoors.

December 18, 2014

Essential Gear: December 2014

Looking for a last-minute holiday gift? Check out the "Essential Gear" featured in our December 2014 issue.

December 15, 2014

Core 4 Element Announces Soft Shell Element Jacket and Pant

Core 4 Element has announced a new two-way stretch Soft Shell Element Jacket and Pant that are due to be available in Realtree Xtra and MAX-1 camouflage.

December 11, 2014

Making Tracks: Kubota RTVs

New diesel utility vehicles from Kubota include the RTV-X900, RTV-X1120D and RTV-X1100C.

December 03, 2014

Ask the Editors: 3 Essential Pieces of Deer Gear

The question: If you were limited to three pieces of "gear," just what would you deem most important?

November 21, 2014