Hunting Gear

Hunter in camo walking through field in desert with rifle on shoulder
Testing a new Sitka outfit, rifle, bino harness, and scope on a desert deer hunt. Photo: Chase Fly 

We do hands-on field testing for our in-depth hunting gear reviews. Whether you’re into big game, whitetail, or birds, our hunting gear buyer’s guides will help you select the best hunting gear for the money from camo to optics.

Hunting Gear Reviews and Guides

Rocky Talkie 5 Watt Radio on a tree branch

Rocky Talkie 5 Watt Radio Review: Fresh Upgrade to Old Tech

I won’t lie. I am a big fan of the original Rocky Talkie radio, now called The Mountain Radio. Over the past ...
Chase Fly in front of a Cabela's store holding up a Black Friday Sale ad

Only the Best Black Friday Deals at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s 2023

There are so many outdoor gear deals on Black Friday that it can be hard to decipher which are actually the best ...
Hunter walking through dry grass with rifle on shoulder and wearing Sitka camouflage clothing

Sitka Camo Review (3 Items I Regret Not Buying Sooner)

Sitka Gear has long been regarded as a top-tier brand in the hunting apparel market, known for its high-quality products that come ...
Man's hand using torque wrench to screw in rifle scope ring screws

Everything You Need to Know About Scope Ring Torque

Whether you are tightening down the mount on your first scope or confirming the seating of the optic of your favorite hunting ...
Hunting backpack filled with hunting gear

Hunting Pack Essentials: Gear to Carry Based on Pack Type

Whether it’s a several-hour excursion to your deer stand or a weeklong trip into the backcountry, hunting packs are a vital piece ...
Man in hunting camo ranging distance with rifle scope sitting at gun range bench

How to Range a Distance with Only Your Riflescope

Whether you forgot your rangefinder at home, it broke in the field, or you want to learn how to find the distance ...
Hunter holding rangefinder to eye

This is When You Need a Rangefinder for Hunting

Most rifle hunters associate the term rangefinder with Hollywood-esque long-distance shots like the Mark Wahlberg movie “Shooter.” If you’ve never used a ...
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Should You Use a Bipod for Shooting? For Hunting?

Long-distance shooters and hunters often use bipods to create a more stable shooting platform. However, with tripods, shooting stands, and bag rests ...
man looking through a rifle scope

How to Range Without a Rangefinder When Hunting

So you’re wondering if you need to fork out the change before a hunt and buy a rangefinder or if you can ...
Looking at target through rifle scope

The Best Hunting Zero Technique? Maximum Point Blank Range

It’s an exciting time when you finally put sights on that deer that you’ve been stalking for the past several hours. You’ve ...
Duck hunter with ducks on sling

53 Best Gifts for Duck Hunters (Cheap, Unique & Practical)

It can be hard to come up with good gift ideas for duck hunters. Many of them can be picky and chances ...
Whitetail deer buck looking at camera

40 Best Gifts for Hunters That Will Score You Major Points

I know how difficult it can be to choose the perfect gift. You don’t want to give them something they’ll stick in ...
Wild turkey in field cheap hunting gift guide

27 Best Gifts for Hunters Under $50 (And Under $25)

Ah, the gift-buying season. The time when everybody hunts for the perfect presents for their loved ones. Every hunter has at least ...
QueitKat Apex vs Ranger tire to tire

QuietKat Apex vs Ranger: Hunting eBike Hands-on Comparison

For two months this spring I had two awesome electric bikes in my garage, the QuietKat Apex and the QuietKat Ranger. Not ...
Hunter with QuietKat Apex ebike

QuietKat Apex Electric Hunting Bike Hands-on Review

Being pretty new to turkey hunting and with only YouTube as my mentor, I need all the help I can get to ...
Man sitting on QuietKat Ranger looking at lake

QuietKat Ranger Electric Hunting Bike Hands-on Review

When it comes to electric bikes for hunting, fishing, and offroad use, you probably want one that has fat tires, can carry ...
KUIU PRO Bag Review

KUIU PRO Bag Review

The KUIU PRO Bag is one of the most robust and versatile packs for hunters on the market. With features such as ...
Sitka Gear

Sitka Camo Patterns Explained: What They Are & What You Need

With various patterns available for every type of terrain in North America, it can be difficult for everyday outdoorsmen and hunters to ...
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Best Cooler for Ice Retention (We Tested 28 to Find Out)

For people who take extended off-grid trips like whitewater rafters, backcountry hunters, and overlanders, how long a cooler holds ice is far ...
Gatorz Marauder sunglasses side view

Gatorz Marauder Sunglasses Review

This summer I’ve worn at least a dozen different pairs of sunglasses as I’ve been testing out shades from reputable eyewear brands ...