Lightweight and Mobile Spring Bear Shooting Sticks and Backpacks Few hunts bring with them the adrenaline, rush, and excitement of pursuing black bears in the spring. Putting a successful stalk on a mature black bear is a sure way to push yourself to the edge of your comfort zone. There is something to be said...
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Duck Numbers and What It Matters for Hunters
Justin Martin "Duckman" - Delta Waterfowl and Ducks Unlimited released the 2019 Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey numbers. This is a report that us duck hunters look forward to seeing each and every year. To some folks it is almost as anticipated as opening day. I know I for one look forward to it...Read more
Pairing Your Phone’s Camera with Your Hunting Optics For hunters, quality gear and quality tools are a must. From the boots on your feet to the pack on your back, to your weapon of choice; tough equipment that is built to withstand the elements will up your odds of success in the field. One critical...Read more
A Whitetail Day Pack For Any Style of Hunting
Hunting Packs to Stay Organized in the Field When it comes to whitetail packs, having versatility can be a major plus for any deer hunter. Having the right pack to bring what you need, given your style(s) of hunting, can help you stay organized in the field and while in the stand. At Vanguard, we...Read more
What Optics Magnification Best Suits Your Hunting Style
Guide to Optics Magnification for Hunting Situations How much do you think about your hunting optics for big game species? Some people assume that because they hunt a certain species, geography, terrain, or even style of hunting, those optics aren’t useful for them. But considering the broad range of optics magnification available on the market...Read more
Scouting for Velvet Whitetails
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The Riflescope Rundown | Choosing the Right Tool for the Job
Selecting the Best Riflescope for your Hunting Rifle When it comes to hunting optics, one thing most outdoorsmen – from seasoned vets to newbies – will agree on is that … well, they’re complicated. This makes choosing the right scope to top off your long gun of choice a rather daunting (if not all-out debilitating)...Read more
How to Choose the Best Spotting Scope for the Money
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What’s the Best Binocular for the Money for Hunting?
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The Best Whitetail Hunting Packs for Your Type of Hunting
Whitetail Hunting Packs For Any Situation When it comes to whitetail hunting, one of the most important tools you can be using that often gets overlooked is what kind of hunting pack you are using. A quality pack can make a whitetail hunter’s life much easier and depending what kind of whitetail hunting you partake...Read more
Hunting Binoculars Buyer’s Guide | Finding the Perfect Pair of Binoculars
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Best Hunting Backpacks for the Money?
Affordable Hunting Backpacks for Every Situation Hunting backpacks range not only in features and function but also in cost. There are options available for every hunter whether you are looking for a deer hunting backpack or just a hunting pack for all season use. The challenge is getting one that does not blow your entire hunting...Read more
5 Great Firearm Scopes For Your "Deer Gun"
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