Hunting

Benchmade knives in the Griptilian Family start at $115, and make a great Father's Day gift.

Benchmade knives last a lifetime

A gift of a knife for Father’s Day might conjure up images of traditional blades and a stag handle — and those are great — but Benoit said a practical, hardworking knife that dad can use every day also makes an excellent choice.

June 08 at 1:56pm
Wildlife XP Compact Binoculars

Wildlife XP Compact Binoculars

Steiner recently announces the expansion of their Wildlife XP line to include the 8x24, 10x26 and 10.5x28 Wildlife XP Compact binoculars. Unlike most compact binoculars, these are completely waterproof up to 2 meters, with a nitrogen-pressure-filled interior that is fogproof. These lightweight binoculars are small and tough enough to tag along on any outdoor adventure.

June 01 at 7:00am
Innox GTX Mid in camo

Innox GTX Mid in camo

LOWA’s popular Innox GTX Mid boots, now available in digital camo, are for recreational sportsmen and women who require the best in support, comfort and durability. These field boots are designed for climbing hills, for rugged off-trail use in search of deer or for hunting in flat fields. They feature stiffer midsoles for underfoot and ankle stability as well as waterproof GORE-TEX linings that keep feet dry.

May 01 at 7:00am
Farson Hatchet

Farson Hatchet

Lightweight, versatile and easily packable, the Farson Hatchet may just kick some of the other tools out of your pack. Use it like a knife or firmly grasp the handle and make short work of kindling. Whether you are building a shelter, skinning big game, or simply preparing dinner at camp, this unique design gets the job done.

May 01 at 7:00am
Zink’s Z-Combo Mouth Call

Zink’s Z-Combo Mouth Call

The Z-Combo Mouth Call, the latest addition from Zink Calls, is an innovative two-reed version of the popular “combo-cut” design favored by many hunters, which is half “cutter” and half “split V”.  Zink’s all-new Z-Combo belts out super-realistic yelps with just the right amount of high front-end and smoky back-end rasp. This versatile call will have those big gobblers waltzing into your decoys without hesitation.

April 01 at 7:00am
Vero Vellini Rifle Slings

Vero Vellini Rifle Slings

Vero Vellini announced that three of its popular Classic Air Cushion rifle slings, crafted for maximum wear and durability, will now be offered in the Realtree Max-5 camouflage pattern. The standard Wide-Top sling without quick attached swivels, the Wide-Top sling with swivels and the 1-inch Air Cushion sling with quick attach swivels will now be available in this popular design. The Realtree Max-5 is a great pattern for almost any hunting situation and features cattails, reeds, cane and grasses that blend into flooded marshes.

April 01 at 7:00am
Flextone Tramp Stamp Aluminum pot call

Flextone Tramp Stamp Aluminum pot call

The new Flextone Tramp Stamp Aluminum pot call won’t let the wind ruin your spring hunt. The durable Magnum Hickory Striker coupled with the aluminum surface produce high-frequency yelps that will cut through howling winds and drive even the most stubborn gobblers insane. Like other models in Flextone’s proven Tramp Stamp family of pot calls, the Tramp Stamp Aluminum sports a Realtree Xtra Green camo pattern on the pot for maximum concealment from approaching gobblers.

March 01 at 7:00am
Tactical Solutions TSAR-300

Tactical Solutions TSAR-300

The TSAR-300 from Tactical Solutions is a 300 AAC Blackout Rifle that provides the versatility of a short barreled rifle without the red tape and NFA paperwork. It includes an Inert Suppressor, TacSol Milspec Lower, ALG Defense QMS Trigger, Hogue Pistol Grip, Hogue 6 Position stock, 10round magazine and the TacSol XG PRO Forend. The suppressor fits inside the circumference of a permanently attached shroud allowing shooters to attach a suppressor without increasing the overall length of the rifle. The TSAR-300 is 6.55 pounds and 31.5 inches long. 

March 01 at 7:00am
Excel OPTIFADE Camo Boats

Excel OPTIFADE Camo Boats

Excel Boat Co. and W.L. GORE & Associates have partnered to offer Excel boats in GORE OPTIFADE Concealment Waterfowl Marsh Pattern. The pattern takes into account how ducks and geese see the world below them. Since birds are particularly sensitive to color and continuity with their surroundings, OPTIFADE micro pattern is extremely detailed to confuse bird vision. OPTIFADE is available on all Excel boats including the popular Excel F4 and Bay Pro.

February 01 at 7:00am
Antler Boost’s Bean Bale

Antler Boost’s Bean Bale

When the weather starts to get cold in the late-season, there is nothing that deer crave more than soybeans. That’s why the natural look and scent of Bean Bale is great for attracting those mature bucks. There are no harmful preservatives or chemicals used in Bean Bale and its lower fat levels help discourage attraction to hogs, raccoons, squirrels or bears. These pre-constructed bales are also super easy to distribute around a food plot or hunting area.

February 01 at 7:00am
Fasteel

Fasteel

Fasteel, the flagship of the Kent Cartridge brand, is the go-to standard for waterfowl hunters. It has established a reputation among steel shotshells that is unrivalled. Fasteel is not only the most accurate and hard-hitting waterfowl load on the market today, offering a tight, consistent patterning for the same shot every time; it is also the most cost-effective.

January 01 at 7:00am
WX Rebel

WX Rebel and WX Valor

Wiley X, Inc. is offering two new eyewear options that are sure to be a hit with hunters, shooters and avid outdoorsmen. The company’s popular Active Series WX Rebel and Changeable Series WX Valor will both be available with Realtree Xtra camouflage frames. These glasses will not only look great on hunters everywhere they go, they also deliver the crystal-clear vision and superior eye protection outdoorsmen have come to expect from Wiley X. 

January 01 at 7:00am
Crush Illusion 6

Crush Illusion Trail Cameras

Wildgame Innovations’ new Illusion series cameras are designed for hunters looking to pack light and still get high-quality images. The Illusion 8 Lightsout and the Illusion 6 both have a fast 1-second trigger speed for standard motion-triggered operation, but they also offer flextime+ time lapse technology for when deer don’t come close enough to the camera to trigger a photo. Each camera also features day and night video capability, a large LCD screen and many other unique features. 

December 01, 2015 at 7:00am
The Leupold VX-1 is a solid scope at a great price, good for beginning hunters and veterans alike.

Leupold VX-1 3-9x40 Duplex rifle scope

The old adage says to buy as much rifle scope as you can afford, but unless you’re going on a once-in-a-lifetime big game hunt, you probably don’t need a scope that costs thousands of dollars.

November 20, 2015 at 6:18am
The Covert Code Black 3G wireless camera will email or text you pictures, preventing you from having to continually go out and check memory cards.

Covert Code Black 3G wireless game camera

If you’re spending big bucks on your deer lease, the last thing you want to be doing is continually traipsing in and out to get the cards out of your game camera.  Covert’s Code Black takes care of that problem for you.

November 20, 2015 at 6:10am
The Ozonics HR-200 is perfect for the deer stand, and can also be used in other applications to reduce scent.

Ozonics HR-200 Electronic Scent Eliminator

This machine takes scent elimination to the next level, and it’s good for your deer stand and beyond, according to Lindsey Simmons Robert at Simmons’ Sporting Goods in Bastrop. 

November 20, 2015 at 6:06am