Orion coolers 45 with poles attached

Orion Coolers


If you’re like me you’ve seen a lot of the “expensive” coolers out there for a while on the market but couldn’t imagine spending that kind of money on just a cooler. I have a perfectly good Coleman cooler that seems to work fine, why spend the money on something 4…

Ripcord ACE fall away rest

Ripcord Ace Arrow Rest

New for 2015, Ripcord arrow rests has come out with a fall-away rest called the Ripcord ACE. The Ripcord ACE is a cable-actuated rest that, like other fall away rests, is held up in the upright position by the down cable in the last few inches of your draw cycle. However, the…

black gold sights

Black Gold Sights for 2016

Black Gold Pure Gold 5 Pin

Pure Gold 75
Picking up the New 2016 Pure Gold 75 sight from Black Gold, the first thing I notice is the solid and refined feel. The finish on the Pure series is VERY…

Swarovski EL Binoculars

Swarovski EL Binoculars Review

Quite possibly the best hunting binoculars you can buy

Swarovski EL Binoculars Review

Friday morning Steve comes into my office with a green case in his hands.  He drops it on my desk and says “Your first homework assignment… review these”.  Looking down…


First Lite Fusion Camouflage

New for the fall of 2014 First Lite Wool hunting clothing has come out with their own camouflage pattern; called Fusion.  This pattern was built and designed exclusively for First Lite.  I was able to see this pattern almost a full year in advance of it coming out and I was extremely excited…


Vortex Razor HD 50mm Spotting Scope review

Over the last year I have been able to get some extensive time glassing behind the Vortex Razor HD 50mm spotting scope.  Coming from a lightweight backpacking perspective I had been a fan and personal user of the Nikon ED50 spotting scope that has been on the market for a long time.   If you…


4th of July Sale!!

Hunting season is 6 weeks away for some of the western states.  If you are still needing to add a few things to the gear list for this fall you better jump on this sale from Sandsarchery.com.

10% of everything on the site and 15% off all First Lite gear.  Time to gear…


New Firstlite Gear for 2014

Back in 2007 Firstlite made a name for themselves by being the first company to bring high-end merino baselayers to the hunting world.  We quickly recognized the performance attributes of merino and have been huge fans of Firstlite ever since.  In 2013 Firstlite introduced their first outerwear pieces; the Uncompahgre Puffy, the …


Rapid Release Binocular Tripod Adapter Review

As a life long mule deer hunter and a guy who loves to spend days with my eyes buried in my binos; I’m a little embarrassed how long it took me to realized the benefits of putting my binos on a tripod.  I always assumed resting my elbows on my knees offered a stable enough view for…


Best of the Best 65mm Spotting Scope Review

Best of the Best 65mm Spotting Scope Review- by Jason Wright

If you’ve ever hunted mule deer out west, you understand the importance of a quality spotting scope.  A quality spotter can save you miles of hiking and literally change the way you hunt.  But none of that matters if you leave the scope at the…