Kowa 88mm Spotting Scope SALE!!

Kowa TSN 880 Series Spotters are on sale!

If you read our reviews, you know how much we love running the Kowa spotting scopes. And now we finally get to offer a huge…



2018 Spot Hogg Updates

2018 Spot Hogg Updates

 

2018 Spot Hogg Sights and Releases

What is new in 2018 for the toughest line of bow sights on the market?

Hogg Mob Double Pointer

New for 2018 …



The Perfect Western Hunting Bow Sight, made Perfecter…

S&S Built Black Gold Verdict Bow Sight

We are constantly trying to find outstanding backcountry gear that offers value and performance. While that may sound easy enough, throw in durability, excellent customer service, and of course lightweight. Now you have a pretty tall task.  Fortunately the Black Gold Verdict falls right in line…



2018 ATA Show Highlights

The Best of the 2018 ATA Show

The ATA show is the annual archery trade show usually held back east.  Its one of our favorite events where we get to see our friends in the industry, talk to potential vendors and check out all the new gear.  We’ve picked out our favorite gear highlights of the…



2017 gear Quivalizer with molded hood

New Quivalizer with a Molded Hood

Updated lighter weight Quivalizer with molded hood

I have been using the original Option Archery Quivalizer for a couple years now.  Not only for target and 3d shooting but also for hunting. If you read my original review from 2016 HERE, you’ll find that not only did it improve…



First Lite Layering

First Lite Layering System

Layering First Lite Merino Wool

So, what’s all the hype about “layering systems” and merino wool?  After all, plenty of animals have been killed by guys wearing blue jeans and a flannel shirt.  It wasn’t until I finally had the chance to experience quality technical hunting gear that I became a believer….



2017 Optics Shootout Results

2017 Optics Shootout

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could get binoculars and spotting scopes from Leica, Swarovski, Kowa and Vortex. Line them up and have a whole bunch of folks compare them head to head? Who do you think would come out on top?  We were curious, so we…



Kowa 55mm vs Razor 65mm

Kowa TSN-550 55mm Fluorite Crystal Spotting Scope Review

This scope is so important to us that we gathered a few well respected opinions outside of our typical review. First is our review, followed by some well respected hunter’s opinions.

Rob’s review:

Kowa TSN-553 55mm…



Kowa TSN-550 Prominar 55mm Fluorite Crystal Spotting Scope preview

Its finally here!

We are very excited to be one of the very first to have our hands on the new, highly anticipated Kowa TSN-553 (angled) and TSN-554 Prominar spotting scope with a pure fluorite crystal 55mm objective lens. As backcountry backpack hunters we are constantly on the lookout for high end…



tightspot 7 arrow hunting quiver

TighSpot 7 Arrow Quiver

2017 TightSpot 7 Arrow Quiver

 

I know what you’re saying.. “Why would I need 7 arrows?”  My answer is you don’t, unless you’re a western hunter.

Adjust it!



First Lite Sawtooth Hybrid Jacket

New 2017 First Lite Gear

Every year First Lite raises the bar with new high tech clothing designed with hunters in mind. 2017 is no different. First Lite has expanded their very popular Aerowool line, added key outerwear gear designed for women, and even threw in a couple surprises no one saw coming!  Lets get right into it, starting with…



S&S Archery Backcountry Approved Gear

Backcountry Approved Gear from S&S Archery

 

S&S Archery is always testing new products in search of the best possible gear for the Backcountry Hunter. We recommend and use all of the products in our online store,…



SLCvsRazorSum

SLC vs Razor

Swarovski SLC vs Vortex Razor HD

 

SLC vs Razor

Is it worth spending the extra money for the Swarovski SLC binoculars over the Vortex Razors HD’s?  I’ve wondered this myself….



Kowa 77mm Spotting Scope Comparison and Review

Kowa TSN-773 77mm Spotting Scope

How did we come to comparing the Kowa 77mm spotting scope against the rest of the high end 65mm spotters? Well, about a year ago I made the…



2017 Spot Hogg Hunting Gear

What’s new for Spot Hogg in 2017 for hunters?  
As it turns out, quite a lot!  

The Keeton

A brand new index finger/wrist strap/integrated-grip release. Sounds…



Black Gold Fixed Pin Sight

2017 Black Gold Fixed Pin Sights

Black Gold Fixed Pin Sights

It’s not a huge secret that the adjustable Black Gold Verdict, and Pure are some of the best adjustable sights available…



2017 Black Gold sights are here!

2017 Black Gold sights are here!

Starting today, Oct 28th 2016, we’ll be shipping out only 2017 sights! New images and prices have been posted, so get in and get yours now!  Here are the changes for 2017:



Rob’s 2016 gear list

Hey Insiders!

We’re halfway through September 2016, and after having ample opportunity to use my current setup, I thought I would share it. About 30 to 40 lbs depending on how much I leave home, this is for a 3-4 night trip, usually 3-5 miles in. I’ll also add some notes to each item on my list…



S&S Archery’s Ultralight Tripod Guide

Backcountry Ultralight Tripods

S&S Archery has been known for some time as the best source for backcountry ultralight tripods and heads at the best possible price. We carry…



Benro S2 Video Head

Benro S2 Video Head

S&S Archery is constantly looking for high quality, lightweight, yet durable backcountry gear.  Every once in awhile we strike gold.  Finding a product that meets our requirements…