The SIG Sauer Kilo 1200 is another great addition to the Kilo family of laser rangefinders, and it boasts everything you've come to expect from SIG Sauer. We're talking attributes like sturdiness, ease of use and the highest precision for the money.
Read SIG Sauer Kilo 1200 Rangefinder on the 1800Gear Blog.
Spypoint combined its superior cellular technology with an innovative solar panel and introduced it as the Spypoint Link-S. The Link-S is my favorite trail camera in the Link Series and will surely be a favorite among hunters seeking a perfect high-tech scouting advantage. The Link-S has allowed me to scout property in NE Kansas from Alabama.
Read Spypoint Link Series Review on the 1800Gear Blog.
While fly reels are important to keep your line in check, fly rods come in various weights, lengths, and actions to meet the fly angler’s needs. Rods can be chosen for a specific application or can be purchased for a more comprehensive approach.
Read How To Choose A Fly Rod on the 1800Gear Blog.
Unlike spin casting and bait casting options where drag and gear ratio are important, the features of fly reels are less important. Basically, most fly anglers need a reel just to hold the line. Most fly angling or fish wrangling is accomplished through line management techniques alongside the angler versus on the reel.
Read How To Choose A Fly Reel on the 1800Gear Blog.
For the second time since the move from Salt Lake City to Denver, thousands of attendees and exhibitors converged upon downtown Denver for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. This industry-only convention showcases the best new products in categories like hiking, camping, fitness, and outdoor lifestyle.
Read Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018 on the 1800Gear Blog.
Nikon surprised us this week with a new variant of last year's award winning Monarch HG 8x42 and 10x42 Binoculars. This newest Nikon binocular was announced almost out of nowhere, as Nikon had previously refrained from unveiling any new binocular models at this year's SHOT Show in Las Vegas.
Read Nikon Monarch HG 10x30 Announcement on the 1800Gear Blog.
The subject of this review is the Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress Tracker. It has the usual wind impeller (blades), and much, much more. In fact, the Kestrel 5400 can also measure the Thermal Work Limit. If you work outdoors, or have employees who do, this is one measurement you NEED to pay attention to!
Read Kestrel 5400 Heat Stress Meter Review on the 1800Gear Blog.
At this year’s ATA show, I saw the new Archer’s Choice TruGlo Range Rover Pro™ by TruGlo®. This new single pin was different because there was no pin! TruGlo® has designed a single aperture sight with no pin at all.
Read TruGlo Archer's Choice Range Rover Pro Review on the 1800Gear Blog.
We were so impressed with the HHA Sports™ Optimizer Speed Dial’s accuracy and ease of use that we installed the system on all of our crossbows. The HHA Sports™ Optimizer Speed Dial is everything a crossbow hunter could dream for an easy to use, accurate sighting system.
Read HHA Optimizer Speed Dial for Crossbows Review on the 1800Gear Blog.
The first thing you’ll notice using a red dot or reflex sight is simplicity. Aligning the front and rear iron sight pieces is hard when you’re under stress or in a hurry. With the Nikon 16532 P-Tactical Spur, you won’t have to.
Read Nikon P-Tactical Spur Reflex Sight on the 1800GunsAndAmmo Blog.
At this year’s SHOT® show in Las Vegas, I wandered into the booth of Sitka Gear, a long-time favorite of mine. Sitka Gear has revolutionized the idea of “Turning Clothing into Gear®.” Their designers and engineers seem to pull the thoughts of hunters and outdoorsmen and women, and incorporate them into their clothing. The smallest details are considered and included in every aspect of their clothing, including the Sitka Gear Territory Pant that we'll look at today.
Read Sitka Gear Territory Pant on the 1800Gear Blog.
While the spinning reel choice makes a difference in the fishing experience, the spinning rod choice may be a more important piece of the puzzle to consider. Rods enable anglers to cast lures, work the lures, feel the strike, and retrieve the fish effectively.
Read How To Select A Spinning Rod on the 1800Gear Blog.