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Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Gun Boonie – The Raincoat for Your Scope

by Steve Sorensen

Northwestern Pennsylvania seems to get its share of rain in deer season. No, let me rephrase that — we get more than our fair share of rain. Lots of products are on the market to help the hunter with a scoped rifle keep the rain off the optics. Lots of ideas are marketed to solve the problem — from solutions to repel water to mechanical devices that keep the scope lenses covered until you’re ready to shoot.

You may have tried all the commercial contraptions. Maybe you’ve even devised a homemade solution. If they’ve all resulted in disappointment, ... (READ MORE at NWPA Outdoors.)

“Silent Slide” Hunter’s Safety Belt

by Steve Sorensen

If you’re a treestand hunter and haven’t been using a proper restraint system, you’re taking a risk that no one who loves you wants you to take. No hunter who has fallen from a treestand without a safety restraint and suffered serious injury or death expected it to happen. In fact, all of them were betting it would not happen and all lost the bet.

What a sobering thought!

I’ve heard all the excuses. Some even sound like good reasons. Maybe you think ... (READ MORE at NWPA Outdoors.)