18 Christmas Gift Ideas Birders Really Want

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If you have a birder in your life, you probably have a vague idea of the kind of Christmas gifts he or she would like. Then again, maybe you don’t.

Maybe you’ve searched for ideas and found lists that were only marginally created for birders. Does a real birder really want a shawl with a peacock design?

Probably not.

Here then is a list of Christmas gift ideas for birders that includes things they really, really want. Continue reading “18 Christmas Gift Ideas Birders Really Want”

11 Tips Every Hunter Should Know About

Hunting is a great sport which is very popular all over the world. It is one of the things that lets people use the great outdoors to enjoy connecting with nature.

Some do it as a hobby or leisure while others do so to provide game consumption. Some simply do it for fun, sustainability and health or tradition. No matter which reason you have for hunting, these 11 tips every hunter should know about are very important.

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Nikon Bolt XR Crossbow Scope: This Is the Scope You Want

As a crossbow hunter, you know that you need accuracy at close range. To be accurate, you need to see your target clearly. The Nikon Bolt XR Crossbow Scope gives you the clarity and brightness you need to spot your game and accurately fire your arrow.

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Best Long Range Hunting Scope under $1000 and under $500

As a hunter, unless you are an absolute beginner (and there’s nothing wrong with that), you know that there is a multitude of long range scopes available for your rifle. It is impossible for a single person to examine every long range hunting scope on the market today. You simply must rely on the advice of others to narrow your choices so you can make your own decision from a handful of models.

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Super Supermoon Visible November 14, 2016

You might already know what a supermoon is because they are actually fairly common, despite their rare-sounding name.

In case you don’t know, most people call a full moon that is closer to earth than average a supermoon.

So what’s a super supermoon?

That’s when the full moon is not just closer than average but is as close as it can possibly get.

Why doesn’t that happen every time we have a full moon? When will the next super supermoon be visible? (Hint: Look at the headline above.) And what does syzygy have to do with it?

For that answers to these questions and more, watch the short video below. You should feel educated after you’re done.

Hopefully you’ll have the opportunity to see this moon through a good pair of binoculars because the next one won’t be hanging around until November 25, 2034!

Share this with your friends so they can prepare for it too.

4 Must-See Nikon Buckmasters Scopes Reviewed

This Nikon Buckmasters scope review will cover four different rifle scopes. You should be able to find one that suits your needs and your tastes.

I’ll tell you up front here that the main difference from the one to the next is the zoom magnification power. (See the table below.) There are other differences that come into play too, and I’ll cover those in more detail later. Continue reading “4 Must-See Nikon Buckmasters Scopes Reviewed”

No Binoculars Needed, Just Radar for Birds in Hurricane Matthew

It’s not really a new thing. We have known for a long time that birds can get caught in the calm, peaceful eye of a hurricane – even one as powerful as Hurricane Matthew.

What we don’t often get to see though is a picture of those birds on radar.

That is apparently what is shown in the video above. Continue reading “No Binoculars Needed, Just Radar for Birds in Hurricane Matthew”

Leica Rangefinders: Reviews of the 1000-R, 1600-R, and 2000-B

When you need a really good rangefinder, especially a rangefinder for hunting, you have a number of options to sort through. A Leica rangefinder is going to be among those options, since it is one of the best in the market.

Leica rangefinders offer many varieties, and I’ll look at some of the best Leica rangefinders here. One is the popular Leica Rangemaster CRF 1000-R (and its replacement – the Leica Rangemaster CRF 1600-R), and another is the newer, top-of-the-line Leica Rangemaster CRF 2000-B. Continue reading “Leica Rangefinders: Reviews of the 1000-R, 1600-R, and 2000-B”