Meet Leica’s new ER 5 line of German-engineered, American-made riflescopes, which have been designed with American hunters in mind at a price point many will find much more agreeable. By manufacturing the scopes in the United States, Leica is able to save on import duties and high German labor costs, which translates to lower prices for consumers.
When most hunters think of Saskatchewan, visions of big-bodied, heavy-racked whitetails go prancing through their heads. While the No. 1 typical whitetail of all time, the 213 5/8-inch Milo Hanson buck, indeed hails from Saskatchewan, this province to the north of Montana and North Dakota more than holds its own when it comes to producing record-book-quality black bears.
One of the best parts about attending the Great American Outdoor Show, which runs through Sunday at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, is the direct access to just about anything and everything outdoors.
While building a lightweight, accurate production rifle sounds like a no-brainer, it's often easier said than done. That's why Digital Managing Editor Justin McDaniel was intrigued when Weatherby announced its new Mark V Ultra Lightweight RC.
With the bulls bugling and the aspens at their golden height, where else would you rather be than the "Elk Hunting Capital of the World" with an elk tag in your pocket? Digital Managing Editor Justin McDaniel found himself in that enviable position in late September as he headed to the mountains northeast of Craig, Colo., for his first elk hunt.