I think that we can all agree that there’s nothing worse than the hunting tale of the near miss. I Hear it so often, it goes like this: I got within shooting distance and had a clear shot, then I saw the bullet kick up a cloud of dust behind the target and it spooked the animal and ran away. Rangefinders are specially designed to make hunting fun, increase shots on target and improve the overall experience. Having a rangefinder will help you avoid near misses and get you back on track.
However picking out the best rangefinders for hunting can be quite difficult. There are so many different features and types of rangefinder to choose from. There are so many different optics and coatings on lenses as well. Currently, there are so many good rangefinders for hunting on the market but because there are s many different features. Some features you may need depending on the hunting that you do, some features you may not need.
There are many different brands of rangefinders, and today we decided to focus our attention on a great optics brand, nikon. Nikon is headquartered in tokyo, Japan and is best known for producing a wide range of optics products, including camera lenses, binoculars, rangefinders and microscopes.
Some of our favorite Rangefinders for hunting. If you want to see more great rangefinders, check the main page.
1. Nikon ProStaff 3, laser rangefinder
This is one of the rangefinders specifically designed for hunting. Nikon always has great optics products (I have a nikon pair of binoculars), so this surely wont leave you disappointed and looking for more. Here are some of the ProStaff 3 features that make hunting that white tail buck a bit easier
- It comes in the perfect size therefore easy to carry around. There is no messing with your rangefinder to find the perfect setting or it getting in your way while you’re trying to stalk a deer.
- You can quickly, easily and accurately range into your target up to 550 yards.
- Ability to hunt during rainy days as it is impacted with a waterproof feature.
- Hunters are able to carry out their activities in most lighting conditions because of the high resolution it offers. It is very clear and does not bring out any uncluttered displays.
- The ProStaff 3 gives consistent and accurate distances therefore hunters do not have any chance of missing a shot.
- Its LCD screen gives clear displays
- Its lenses are recessed which makes it even possible to move through the woods without causing any damage.
2. Nikon archers choice laser rangefinder
- This is the most trusted rangefinder designed specifically for archery hunters.
- It is fitted with Nikon incline and decline technology which gives a clear view of a hunters target, as well as an accurate distance of the target after calculating the incline or decline of the target. This will help you not come up with a near miss and watch your prize white tail hop away. I can not tell you how many times I’ve seen bow hunters (specifically new ones) watch a target hop away because they failed to account for an incline or decline they were on
- It gives the hunter accurate distance of his target.
- The optics is clear and work perfectly well.
- It is a simple to use and easy to carry rangefinder during your hunting activities.
You can just give it a look on amazon.
3. Nikon ProStaff 5, laser rangefinder
- Nikon ProStaff 5 has a 600-yard ranging capability. It is suitable for hunters whose targets can be at a much longer distance.
- Has a unique switchable display option that allows user to select contrasts against subject and background.
- It has multicoated lenses with 6x magnification
- Fitted with large ocular lens that provides long eye relief during viewing
- It has an LCD display screen that is easy to read
- Presence of a waterproof feature
There are so many different and great rangefinder companies out there, it’s tough not to find a good one for your hunting trip. You want to make sure to get a rangefinder that meets your needs and has quality optics and you cant go wrong. Some rangefinders get bogged down with too many features, but Nikon keeps the features down to only what is necessary, making them easy to use and functional. If you are looking for different type of rangefinder. We found a great post for you here: https://rangefindertoday.com/rangefinder/hunting/