Posts tagged 'Hunting'

Bill Krivanek's Coyote Kit
January 16, 2023

Staff Picks - Coyote Kit Breakdown

We asked some of our staff about their go-to gear. Find out what gear they trust to pack.

Muzzleloader with accessories on wood planks.
October 3, 2022

The Sweet Middle Ground of Muzzleloaders

Extend your home-state hunting opportunities, take advantage of out-of-state, increase draw-odds in premier units, enjoy decreased hunting pressure for a more solitary experience, and have a hell-of-a-lot of fun doing it by picking up a muzzleloader.

What Makes Great Low-Light Performance?
October 3, 2022

What Makes Great Low-Light Performance

The optical system design, lens design, and coatings on the lenses are what determine how good an optic is in low light. Pretty simple, right? Well, not necessarily. There’s a lot of information and misinformation out there about what makes an optic work well in low light, and we’re here to shine a little light on the subject.

Post-Season Elk Hunting Restoration Weight Training
October 3, 2022

PRO TIP: Post-Season Restoration with @ElkShape

A long hunting season is behind us. Time to completely reset. The start of a new year is the perfect time to look back at the season, understand what you did well, and more importantly focus on what you can improve.

A hunter glassing the distance with a Vortex rangefinderfrom his quarry.
October 3, 2022

Laser Rangefinder – Pro Tips

You spotted a bedded buck tucked away in open country far beyond your effective range. The perfect stalk is the only factor separating you from meat in the freezer and antlers on the wall.

Turkeys in a field in early spring.
October 3, 2022

Plan your Turkey Hunt

<p>You hunt turkeys, you talk turkey, and you love eating turkey. Your only problem with turkey hunting is you don’t get enough of it. You’re not alone.</p>

Studio image of Vortex’s Paul Neess list of the gear picks for a 10-day sheep hunt.
October 3, 2022

Paul’s Picks

When I asked Vortex’s Paul Neess for a bulleted list of the gear featured in this article’s laydown shot, he replied he could get it to me that evening. The delay was excusable. Paul was on a giant Coues deer and unavoidably detained for the next few hours. As we say around here, “classic Neess.”

Prone shooting stance
September 30, 2022

Get on target fast and stable

Hunting is a dynamic endeavor. Terrain and vegetation change with every step, potentially affecting your shooting opportunity. When a shot presents itself, your ability to read the landscape and quickly transition to the best shooting position is critical for success.

September 30, 2022

Field kit for field care

Once an animal hits the ground, there are a few things you’ll need to take it from “in the round” to ground round. Read on as we go over the tools of the trade, when to use them, and where they make sense to get your big game animal from the field to your home or butcher shop, in a manageable form for final processing.

A buck running through a field.
September 30, 2022

The Magic of Growing Antlers

<p>Over the course of time, the phenomenon of growing antlers has fascinated humans. This is for good reason, though. The process by which antlers grow is truly mind boggling when we slow down to consider the steps an individual buck or bull must go through to produce a set of antlers.</p>

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