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Best Binoculars for Hunting

If you are looking to get yourself a good pair of hunting binoculars then this it THE place to start.

In this complete guide, I go through:

Main features & Specifications you need to look for
Pro Tips and Advice
Budget Considerations
Recommendations
In-depth Hands On Reviews

Steiner XC 10x42 Binoculars
Best High Magnification Binoculars for Hunting

Guide to binos for hunting with magnifications of 12x or more

Best Hunting Binoculars<br />
        Under $600

Question Answered: Short list of high end binoculars for hunting under $600

Rangefinder Binoculars

In this guide to ranging binoculars, I first take a look at the different options available and how choosing the right one will largly depend on the type of hunting you do and your available budget.

Main Sections:
Options Available
Reticle Ranging Binoculars
Laser Rangefinder Binoculars
Reviews & Reccomendations

RangeFinder Binoculars for Hunting

Best 10x42 Laser Rangefinder Binoculars

View through Laser Rangefinder Binoculars
Best Thermal Monocular for Hunting under $600

Whilst still not cheap, the price of thermal imaging devices has finally come down and brought them into reach of the the serious hunter. In this article, I take look at the best low cost thermal monocular currently on the market:

Best Thermal Monocular for Hunting under $600

For a fully immersive and better quality view it is hard to beat a good pair of thermal binoculars.

Whilst they are a more expensive option than a thermal monocular, if you can afford it they make the best hand held option to find & track game in complete darkness.

Best Bino Harness for Hunting

In these complete buyers guides, I firstly go through the main features, aspects and what to look out for in an ideal Bino Harness for Hunting including ones with rangefinder storage options.

Then I provide a wide selection of the very Best Binocular Harnesses for hunting currently on the market in a design and price range to suit most users needs. So no matter if you are a bow hunter operating in thick forest or a rifle hunter on the heat and wide open plains of Africa, there is the perfect carrying solution for you.

Main Sections:
Important Features
Why & if every hunter needs a Bino Harness
Types of Bino Harness
BBR Recommendations

Steiner XC 10x42 Binoculars

Nikon LaserForce 10x42 Rangefinder Binoculars

More Advice, Guides, Tips & Hunting Binocular Reviews:

  • Guide to Bushnell Trophy Xtreme Binoculars - Made for hunters, these low cost binoculars feature large objective lenses designed to excell in poor light conditions and come in 10x50, 12x50 and 8x56 configurations
  • Best Compact Steiner Binoculars for Walking & Hunting Safaris
    Steiner Wildlife XP 10x26 BinocularsWhist this article focuses on someone who is going on a walking safari, the advice I give would also be of benefit to those looking for a compact, lightweight binocular for hunting on foot.
  • Which Hunting Binoculars? - Why hunters most often choose 8x32's or 10x42 binoculars over 10x50s
  • Best 42mm Binoculars for Safaris under $450 / £450
    Once again these suggestions for a safari binocular, would also make ideal bins to use on many types of hunts.
  • Low Cost 10x42 Binoculars for Hunting / Safaris & Birdwatching - A 10x42 binocular often makes a really good all rounder, so in this article I take a look at some cheaper one that will be ideal for bird watching, safaris and hunting.
  • On Safari with Minox and Swarovski Binoculars - The ultimate mid sized safari and hunting binoculars? Why I chose to take the Minox BD 7x28 & the Swarovski CL Companion 8x30 binoculars on safari and my thoughts and findings on them both after my return.
  • Steiner 8x42 Predator BinocularsSteiner Predator Binoculars
    In this article I take a close look at these Steiner binoculars that are specifically designed for hunting.
    Special lens coatings on them make your target "stand out" from it's surroundings and thus easier to find..

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    Hunting Binocular Reviews

    Below are links to the full, in-depth & hands-on reviews to binoculars good for hunting:

     

    GPO Passion ED 8x42 Binoculars Review

    Offering extremely good value for money, these GPO Passion ED binoculars combine components like a magnesium chassis and a fully multi-coated optical system with dielectrically coated, phase corrected roof prisms with a whole host of very impressive specifications.

    The result is a highly capable binocular that beats most in its class and competes very well with many far more expensive instruments.

    Price: (4/6) Mid-High Value Binoculars
    BBR Ratings:
    Body Quality: 8/10 85%
    Outstanding
    Body Stats: 9/10
    Optical Quality: 8/10
    Optical Stats: 9/10
    Image Quality 9/10
    Extras & Details: 8/10

     

    Luna Optics LN-DB60-HD Digital Night Vision Binoculars Review

    These high powered 6x-30x digital night vision binoculars do much more than simply allow you see in the dark! With full HD video on image recording capabilities they can also be operated during the day.

    Ideal for day or or nighttime surveillance, wildlife observation, hunting, patrols, or other activities that require stealth. The unit has an on-board Infrared Illuminator that enables the device to work in complete darkness.

    Price: (4/6) Mid-High Value Night Vision Binoculars
    BBR Ratings:
    Body Quality: 9/10 78%
    Excellent
    Body Stats: 7/10
    Optical Quality: 7/10
    Optical Stats: 8/10
    Image Quality 8/10
    Extras & Details: 8/10

     

    Hawke Frontier 8x42 ED X Binoculars Review

    When you factor in their price, the list of highlights on these mid-to-high end Hawke binoculars is truly impressive.

    Highlights on the exterior include a magnesium housing, metal eyepieces and focus wheel. Optically they are fully multi-coated, have ED glass lenses with water repellent coatings as well as phase corrected, dielectrically coated prisms

    The field of view is phenomenal as is the image quality and brightness....

    Price: (4/6) Mid-High Value Binoculars
    BBR Ratings:
    Body Quality: 8/10 87%
    Outstanding
    Body Stats: 9/10
    Optical Quality: 9/10
    Optical Stats: 9/10
    Image Quality 9/10
    Extras & Details: 8/10

     

    Athlon Midas 8x42 Binoculars Review

    The best value for money range from Athlon Optics is the Midas series and in my opinion the best model within that series is this 8x42 version and is without question, one of the best value binoculars currently on the market.

    Why I hear you ask? Well to start with they use all the high end components and features of far more expensive binoculars, then these also have an extremely wide field of view and...

    Price: (3/6) Mid Priced Binoculars
     

    Kahles Helia 8x42 Binoculars Review

    Designed in Austria using high quality optics, components and hand-made accessories, these 8x42 Kahles contain all the usual features you would expect from a instrument at this level as well as a few interesting additions that certainly set them apart from the crowd...

    Price: (5/6) High Value Binoculars
     

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