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alpen monocular 8x25

Alpen 8×25 Model 120 Monocular Review

I'm a fan of the monocular form factor because a monocular is small and light. If you have one, there's never a reason to leave it behind, so you can get that close-up view of a mountain goat on the side of a c...
alpen shasta ridge binoculars

Alpen Shasta Ridge Binocular Review

A good pair of binoculars will open your eyes to a world you didn't know existed. With sharp and clear optics that let in a lot of light, suddenly the smudge a 1,000 yards away turns into a bedded down buck. Wi...
hunting with binoculars

Why You Need to Hunt with a Good Set of Binoculars

I've known a lot of guys who rely on their rifle scopes to act as their binoculars -- and I've been that guy myself. Unfortunately, your rifle scope isn't the safest way to check out something moving in the bru...
hunting rangefinders

Gear Guide: Best Rangefinders for Hunting

Laser rangefinders for hunting are becoming must-have gear for bowhunters, muzzleloaders, and rifle hunters. For a bowhunter, a 10-yard mistake can mean the difference between a successful shot and a regrettabl...
razor-lite razor-blaze knife

Outdoor Edge Razor-Lite Knife Review

I am not particularly good at sharpening a knife. Could I be? With enough practice, yes, but right now it's not on my get-it-done list. Enter the Outdoor Edge Razor-Lite hunting knife, which includes a new Razo...

The Best Fly Fishing Rod and Reel Combo for the Money

One of the hardest fly fishing choices for beginners is finding and choosing a good fly rod and reel combo. You probably understand that a good rod will help you learn and make it easier to cast and catch fish ...

The Last GoPro Review You’ll Ever Need

With the brand new GoPro HERO4 Black and HERO4 Silver, the challenge isn't figuring out which GoPro version you need -- that's easy. The challenge isn't even choosing which action sports camera to buy, no, the ...