Creating Deer Hubs for Year-Round Digiscoping

This article on Creating Deer Hubs for Year-Round Digiscoping was written by our friends at 1st Light Hunting Journal. Sharing deer populations across small properties is a reality for many hunters. The special sections of free-range deer hunting mean a lot of competition for mostly non-resident deer herds that regularly roam across multiple properties with a purpose. Some parcels are … Read More

More is Better: Carrying Multiple Optics on the Hunt

Many traditional whitetail hunters are minimalists. Aside from public land bowhunters, most will head to their stand with their weapon of choice, binoculars, and a headlamp. In some cases, they will tote a bag containing such items as calls, scents, and a barrage of other small accessories. The kicker is, most of them won’t be used and could have been … Read More

Leisure Time and Summer Vacation Means Valuable Digiscoping Opportunities

Anything worthwhile takes time and work. In my experience, this axiom usually holds up. Fine-tuning your digiscoping game is no different. While starting your digiscoping journey is easy, reaping the benefits it adds to your hunting pursuits is cumulative. It only improves by applying it; practicing it. As hunters, we cherish the opportunities to capture game animals in images and … Read More

Improve Your Digiscope Hunting and Scouting with a Tripod

“Steady now.” I can still hear my dad’s whisper as I set my sights on one of the first deer I ever shot. Especially when rifle hunting, I still whisper the same thing to myself before a shot. I’ve come to learn the importance of steadiness when viewing game animals through other optics as well. While routine glassing of deer … Read More

Post-Season Whitetail Digiscoping for Proof of Life

Late winter is a tough time for whitetail hunters. Even though deer season can be taxing, its closing can be difficult. Sure, turkey season is right around the corner, as is fishing. Then there is the list of offseason chores. You know, such things as habitat improvements and securing new areas to hunt. Then there is scouting. It’s amazing how … Read More

Budget Hunting Binoculars: Digiscoping Doesn’t Discriminate

Many hunters will tell you that their optics are the most important equipment in their pack – and for good reason. Clear, reliable binoculars allow for quick recognition of wild game. For deer hunters, this means, among other things, swiftly identifying antler and body characteristics to determine age class. As such, many hunters will stretch their budget when it comes … Read More

Phone Skope Adds Pieces to Your Whitetail Puzzle

Y’all, I’m terrible at putting puzzles together. Well, an entire puzzle that is. I’m really good at finding the corners and I’m decent when it comes to connecting a few more pieces in the middle. But oftentimes, there’s just something that I’m still missing. And when it comes to my whitetail scouting, much of the same can be said because … Read More

Digiscoping Beats Trail Cameras

This article, Digiscoping Beats Trail Cameras, was written by our friends at 1st Light Hunting Journal. 5 Ways Digiscoping Beats Trail Cameras for Whitetail Scouting For decades now, trail cameras have been one of the most useful innovations for deer hunters. And they continue to get better – with the latest feature being wireless cameras allowing you to be alerted … Read More

Digiscoping for Whitetails

This article on Digiscoping for Whitetails was written by our friends at 1st Light Hunting Journal. The How and Why to Digiscoping for Whitetails: The Basics Whitetail deer hunters love their gear. There is a ton of it out there all aimed at increasing your odds of taking a quality buck. Products ranging from the basic to the revolutionary abound. … Read More

Supercharging Phone Skope Images With Text

Taking photos is fun and enjoyable, but you can do so much more with them, which is why our friends at 1st Light Hunting Journal put together this article on supercharging Phone Skope images with text. I love harvesting whitetail bucks, particularly mature ones. And with mature bucks comes extra challenge and legwork. It’s that very challenge that makes me … Read More