Month: June 2017

PacWest Outdoors: Air Boats, Alligators, and Adventure Land

Central Oregonians in Central Florida on a hunt for the Real Florida. By Gary Lewis Have you been to Disney?” On the last leg, from Salt Lake to Orlando, I sat next to a 70-year-old attorney from central Florida. I wanted to catch a glimpse of authentic Florida. I asked what he thought a visitor to Florida should see, grasp and take away. He thought for a minute then asked if I had been to Disneyworld. Really? We stayed at the Driftwood Resort in Vero Beach, a delightful place and toured the Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce. When...

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Pro’s Tips: Arrow Spine And A Well-Tuned Bow

By Shane Chuning I know I’m not the only one out there that has experienced broadheads and field points not hitting the same point.  I talk with a lot of guys and gals about this issue and we all have the same dilemma. As hunting season approaches, they sight in their broadheads and adjust their sight pins accordingly, then they don’t go back to field points until hunting season is over. For many of us it can be a frustrating time of year when it comes time to put those broadheads on. Many of us will head up to...

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Carl Zeiss Optics

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world’s leading manufacturer in high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce the new Conquest V6 riflescope line. Designed for today’s demanding hunters and sport shooters, the Conquest V6 features a superior 6x variable magnification range, new ballistic lockable turrets and new ballistic reticles ZBR & ZMOA in a compact SuperZoom™ 30mm riflescope. The new Conquest V6 utilizes FL lens and T* lens coatings to achieve an unsurpassed in its class light transmission of 92 percent, ensuring optimum image brightness and target resolution, even in low-light conditions. LotuTec® water-repellant lens coating keeps the exterior...

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Video Product Review: Vortex Fury HD Rangefinding Binos

A compact and rugged 10×42 quality binocular with a built-in laser rangefinder with angle compensation, scan mode and line of sight capability for a great value, is what you will get from the Vortex Fury HD. The Fury HD is a great quality set of binos in a rubberized housing for a sure grip on the outside, with premium optics on the inside. The roof prisms are phase coated to provide better clarity and light gathering in a more compact package. Nitrogen purging prevents moisture and thermal shock and keeps the inside of the tubes bone dry for better...

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Video Product Review: Sig Optics ECHO1 Thermal Reflex Sight

I have been playing with the Sig ECHO1 for about nine months and have been very impressed with both its utility for finding targets in absolute darkness, as well as its durability for taking abuse. Utilizing state-of-the-art thermal technology, its direct view and the ability to quickly acquire targets with both eyes open, increasing situational awareness, makes the ECHO1 a great tool for CQB, home defense, search and rescue, hunting hogs or pest elimination. The ECHO1 comes with five preloaded aiming reticles, as well as the ability to generate and load your own. It easily mounts on your rifle,...

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