Binocular Lineup

Kowa Binoculars

Kowa Binoculars Matt Cashell Kowa 12X50 SV (center), Kowa Genesis 10.5X44 (right), and Meopta Meostar HD (left) Kowa Company Ltd. Of Japan is a large corporation that...
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Meopta Meostar B1 10X42 HD binocular

Meopta Meostar B1 10X42 HD binocular Matt Cashell The 10X42 Meopta Meostar HD As I mentioned in the Spotting Scope review, I hunted for several years with the...
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Meopta Meopro 3-9X42 BDC Riflescope

Meopta Meopro 3-9X42 BDC Riflescope by Matt Cashell   In my last article I went over the excellent top-shelf S2 HD 82mm spotter from Meopta. When I received the spotter for evaluation,...
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Meopta S2 HD 82mm Spotter Review

Meopta S2 HD 82mm Spotting Scope by Matt Cashell   The “Big Three” get all the glory when it comes to European Optics. Zeiss, Leica, and Swarovski earned this...
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Zen Ray Prime HD 10X42 Binoculars

Zen Ray Prime HD 10X42 Binoculars By Matt CashellFor the past few seasons I have been using what I consider the benchmark of hunting binoculars: The Swarovski SLC neu...
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Battle of the Big Eyes

Battle of the Big Eyes: Zeiss Diascope 85 tFL and Vortex Razor 85HD: By Matt Cashell Eyepieces: I use a spotting scope for all of my hunting. Over the...
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“Extended” Range Riflescope Showdown

“Extended” Range Riflescope Showdown: By Matt Cashell As I crested the ridge, my hunting partner, Jared, whispered to me, “They’re still there! He’s up and feeding.” I settled behind...
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Manfrotto Tripod Head 342RC2

Manfrotto Tripod Head 342RC2 By Robby Denning One of my outfitting clients showed up in camp this year with a joystick tripod head.  While I knew these were on...
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Hunting for Photos

Hunting for Photos: by Matt Cashell  The modern backcountry hunter doesn't start hunting on opening day.  For many, opening day is the beginning of the end.  They...
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What We AREN’T Looking For

Optics for Hunting Part 2:  What We AREN’T Looking For: By Matt Cashell This is the second part of a reference series on optical performance for the hunter.  In...

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“I want a big buck, where should I apply?”

The calendar tells me that this is likely the number one question on buck hunters' minds right now.  The days are becoming dim when...

Kuiu Icon

KUIU ICON By Aron Snyder 5lbs 12oz’s (6000) 4lbs 9 oz's (3000) It seems that the design intent for the Icon was simple… bring...

One or Both Eyes Open

One or Both Eyes Open By Guest Contributor, Jimmy Tippetts (Slim Jim) When shooting a compound bow, do you use one or both eyes? This topic...
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Clothing Systems

Clothing Systems   by Luke & Becca Moffat   When it comes to finding clothing for the backpack hunter, there has never been a...

Kifaru Fulcrum Review

Kifaru Fulcrum Review by William Hanson I've been a dyed-in-the-wool Kifaru fan for a few years now and the past year and a half or so...
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The “Trick-Pin” System

The Trick-Pin System – Quit Your Range-Finder Habit Darin Cooper - Rokslide Senior Editor This may be the coolest damn thing you never knew...