Optics Setup For Western Big Game Hunting Lead

Choosing the Best Optics Setup for Western Big-Game Hunting

An ideal optics setup for Western big-game hunting includes a binocular, spotting scope, rangefinder and riflescope. Here’s how to choose the best of each for your needs.  

#SundayGunday: EOTech Vudu 1-10x28 FFP

Get a closer look at the EOTech Vudu 1-10x28 FFP, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

5 Best Budget Big-Game Riflescopes

These five riflescopes offer big-game hunters great value at a budget-friendly price.

Hawke Optics Debuts Airmax 30WA SF Riflescope Line

Need some new glass for your airgun, but having trouble finding something that can withstand the destructive two-direction recoil of an air rifle? Check out the Airmax 30WA SF line of scopes, from Hawke Optics.

Hardware: Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x40 Side Focus CDS-ZL Wind-Plex

The VX-3HD CDS-ZL gives you more than your money’s worth. If you’re an old-school (or at least older) hunter who’s settled in with your old scope, you might want to entertain a roving eye in the scope realm.

A Beginner’s Guide to Riflescope Terminology

Here’s a rundown of the basic optics terms that every hunter should know.

First Look: Hawk Optics Adds FFP MOA Models

Hawke Optics has expanded its Sidewinder line of riflescopes with first focal plane (FFP) models, graduated in MOA.

How to Zero a Rifle

Here’s a straightforward, step-by-step beginner’s guide to zeroing a rifle.

How to Set Up Your Rifle and Scope for Long-Range Dialing

Making elevation corrections to hit distant targets will be quick and easy if you follow these steps to prepare your gear.

Scope Mounts

Choosing a system to mount a scope to your new rifle can be more confusing than actually deciding on a new rifle.

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