The Minox MD50 is a true lightweight spotter

Minox MD 50 Spotting Scope

Minox MD 50 Compact Spotting Scope By Luke Moffat The old saying goes, “You get what you pay for” and optics are certainly no exception to this rule.  However, like...

Smartphones for Today’s Smart Hunter

Smart-Phones for Today's Smart Hunter By Travis Bertrand The idea of using a cell-phone as a primary camera on hunts is an intriguing option thanks to recent advances with the quality of the optics and...

Swarovski ATX85 & Kowa 884

Swarovski ATX85 and Kowa 884 Spotting Scopes By: Matt Cashell Any serious western hunter knows the value of a high performance spotting scope.  No other item can save you more...
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...

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...

Meopta Meopro 3-9X42 BDC Riflescope

Meopta Meopro 3-9X42 BDC Riflescopeby 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,...

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...

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...

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...

“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...