man in full gear aiming airsoft rifle using holographic sight

6 Best Holographic Sights Reviewed in 2020 ( For Hunting, Co-witnessing, NV, Magnifier…)

Optics are ever popular on rifles, shotguns, and pistols — and for good reason. A good sight allows you to quickly get on target for...
Bushnell Trophy XLT 20-60x65mm

Review: Bushnell Trophy XLT Spotting Scope

Outdoor Empire pick for best spotting scope for the money. Bushnell is a pretty big optics company who has been around for quite some time....
man looking at a distant landscape with binocs

How Far Can You See with Binoculars and Spotting Scopes?

Man, this is a hard question to answer! It has tons and tons of answers. Frankly, it is too open-ended to answer realistically for...
Nikon Arrow ID 3000

The Best Hunting Rangefinders of 2020 Reviewed: The Definitive Guide

Imagine standing in a thicket of alders, with a heavy mist falling around you. You give a chirp on your cow call and from...
ranger using binocs

7 Best Budget Binoculars Under $100 in 2019

Generally, the phrase "you get what you pay for" applies more to binoculars and rifle scopes than many other products. But that doesn't mean you...
Bushnell The Truth

Review: Bushnell the Truth 4x20mm – Do you Dare?

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best bowhunting rangefinder When you have the balls to call your product “the Truth”, you had better back it up with something...
uniformed man holding airsoft rifle with sights

9 Best Red Dot Magnifiers Reviewed In 2020 ( AR-15, Budget, For The Money...

Red dot sights, whether they are reflex sights or holographic weapon sights, are popular for good reasons: They are fast and easy to use...
Vortex Viper

Review: Vortex Viper HD Spotting Scope

  Outdoor Empire pick for best spotting scope for hunting The Vortex Viper is one of the three spotting scopes that Vortex creates. It is a mid tier...
spotting scope and rifle

How To Use a Spotting Scope for Shooting

Spotting scopes are interesting optics used to see a wide variety of objectives. They can be used to stare at the stars, watch birds,...
Bushnell Scout DX 1000 ARC

Review: Bushnell Scout DX 1000 ARC

Outdoor Empire top pick for hunting rangefinder. If you’re a diehard hunter, then only the best gear will do. Having good gear can mean the...