As you prepare for your next trophy deer hunting adventure, consider some of the equipment necessary to get the job done. One of the most important pieces of equipment is a good set of binoculars. I have reviewed what I consider to be the top three binos for the skillful deer hunter.
Bushnell Fusion 1600 ARC
With the Fusion 1600 ARC, range finder technology is taken to a whole new level. The Fusion 1600 combines a 10x42 roof-prism bino with a built in range finder. This range finder is capable of measuring distances up to 1,600 yards! Not to mention the fact that the range finder is state of the art and capable of viewing clear across any field your need to glass a deer, it also includes Angle Range Compensating technology. This provides accurate distance readings whether you're on the ground floor or in the tree stand. The Fusion 1600 is fully coated and waterproof making it durable for any hunting condition.
Cabela's Pine Ridge Roof-Prism Binoculars
Ease of use is the phrase that comes to mind when speaking about the Pine Ridge binos from Cabelas. The centrally located focus wheel allows for one handed adjustments. I can't count how many times I've been in that situation! However, that's not the only unique feature incorporated into the high performance, affordability priced binos. The Pine Ridge are Nitrogen charged and O-ring sealed which makes them waterproof and fog proof. Let's not forget, for hunters who wear glasses, these binos have an adjustable twist up eye cups for comfort and ease of use.
Swarovski EL 42
The EL 42 utilizes new flatter HD lenses which reduce color fringing and create a super bright image even at the edge of the field. The focus wheel also provides focus to infinity in less than two turns. These binos are available in 8.5x42 and 10x42.
A great pair of binoculars can make the difference between seeing that trophy buck from across the field or across the ridge. Any of the three top choices I have listed above will more than meet your expectations for performance, durability and affordability. Don't take any chances when you head out on your next trophy deer hunting trip, leave nothing to chance, be sure to have a great pair of binos and bag the buck of a lifetime.