I think my favorite piece of hunting gear, based on how much i use it, would be my Swarovski Optic 8X42 binoculars. I bought them over twenty years ago and they are probably the best investment in hunting gear I ever made.
I'd have to pick my dog. Dog, you say? I know she isn't "gear" per say but I can replace gear by buying it from the store. I'll have a hard time finding a dog that will provide the memories she has. She's ready to go the minute I pick up the keys in the morning, out the door. She'll go in the nastiest cover to retrieve doves and ducks. She has found more than one deer in some nasty thickets with little blood. Minds better than most children. I'd miss her more than any piece of gear I have.
As prices increase, many shooters are looking for ways to take the bite out of their shooting budget. Here are ten tips to help:
Take the bite out of your shooting budget:
If you are like most, you did not buy nearly enough ammo over the past few years. Most of us told ourselves that our budgets just couldn’t be stretched any farther. So our ammunition reserves either dwindled or stayed static despite knowing that prices were rising. Boy are we sorry now!...