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Hog Hunting at Night, Newbie Style

For a novice hunter, what could be better than the prospect of filling a cooler with wild pork? How about a nighttime hog hunt using thermal riflescopes?

A Beginner’s Guide to Night Vision and Thermal Optics

Alternative optics such as thermal and night-vision optics, while great tools to extend precious predator hunting hours, don’t operate like your average scope or binocular. Here are a few things to take note of before embarking on your next nighttime hunt.

Sector Optics Introduces T3 Thermal Imager

Boasting double the battery life and four times the resolution of the company's T20 thermal imager, the ultra-compact T3 offers both image-processing enhancement modes and photo recording.

Top 10 Varmint and Predator Loads

Here’s a look at the top 10 varmint and predator loads available right now. Thanks to widespread availability and quality manufacturing, many of these loads are fairly inexpensive yet highly reliable.

First Look: Axeon NightVue

The NightVue, from Axeon, is a binocular-mounted green laser illuminator, which transforms a standard set of binoculars from being a daytime-only tool, to a round-the-clock optic.

How to Use Your Natural Night Vision in Low Light

While we'll probably never be able to see in the dark without the aid of expensive electronics, there are a few ways we can optimize natural night vision for low-light scenarios.

Pulsar Introduces Thermion XG50 Thermal Riflescope

Combining 640x480 microbolometer strength with 12-micron pixel detail, the new Thermion XG50 delivers 2,400-yard thermal detection range in stunning clarity on a 1024x768 AMOLED display.

First Look: Cyclops eFlex 400 Rechargeable Headlamp

Cyclops has introduced a new multi-light headlamp designed for the grab-and-go adventurist, or for hunters looking for a hands-free way to navigate the nighttime deer woods.

First Look: X-Vision Optics Hands-Free Night Vision Binocular

Designed with hunters in mind, the X-Vision Deluxe Digital Hands-Free Night Vision Binocular boasts durable construction and a rubber exterior, for extended use in the field.

EOTech Acquires Intevac Photonics

EOTech, a Michigan-based manufacturer of holographic and magnified optics, has acquired Intevac Photonics, a California-based technology leader in cutting edge high-sensitivity night vision sensors, cameras and systems.

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