What Trout Eat—Know Your Technique Part 3

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Editor: Mark Part 3: What Trout Eat—Know Your Technique This is the concluding part of a three-part series on What Trout Eat. In the first part you learned about the bugs trout eat. http://ireviewgear.com/cool-gear/what-trout-eat-3-part-trout-fishing-series In the second part you learned how to read the water trout live in. http://ireviewgear.com/cool-gear/what-trout-eat-know-how-to-read-a-trout-stream-part-2 In this final part, let’s pull […]

What trout eat Know how to read a trout stream part 2

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Editor: Mark Part 2: What Trout Eat—Know Your Water In Part 1: What Trout Eat—Know Your Bugs, you learned the primary food sources for trout. Now that you understand what trout are feeding upon; and now that you have the general knowledge to identify these insects and know what sort of imitation to present to […]

What Trout Eat, 3 Part trout fishing series

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Editor: Mark Part 1: What Trout Eat—Know Your Bugs This is the first part of a three-part series. Understanding what trout eat, where they find this food, and how to imitate it will mean your fishing trips become more about catching that searching. With your new-found ability to catch more fish, you are in that […]

Choosing the best fishing line, how to choose a fishing line

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How to Choose a Fishing Line In this article we will talk about the best fishing line for different circumstances, and how to choose the best fishing line: You increase your percentages by fishing with different lines and by knowing what line is best for your circumstance and why. You may be the guy who […]

How to fish with PowerBait, Berkley Power bait fishing tips

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5 Ways to Improve Your Results with PowerBait Editor: Mark You hear they’re hitting on PowerBait. You run to the store and pick up three or four jars in the colors that whisper to you as “the most fishy.” What else is there to know? Hey, knowing they are hitting on PowerBait is just the […]

Must know fishing Knots, most used Fishing Knots

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Editor: Mark 6 Knots to Know (Nirvana) These six featured knots won’t serve your every fishing need, but each one is a proven knot with superior performance for its intended use. Understand that factors such as type of fishing line, thickness of line, season, targeted fish species, etc., all play a role in deciding the […]

ThermoPro TP-11 300 feet Range Wireless Food Thermometer Review

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Wireless Meat Thermometer, Thermpro TP-11 Editor: Mike Just the Facts: WHERE TO BUY: www.buythermopro.com 300 ft range wireless receiver beeps and flashes when meat temperature reaches your programmed temperature • Smart LCD Backlit Screen shows 3 different colors in reactions to different temperature it received • Temperature range of probe: 15.8˚F to 482˚F (-9˚C to […]

THERM-A-REST Antares HD Sleeping bag and NEOAIR ALL SEASON pad Review

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THERM-A-REST Antares HD Sleeping bag and NEOAIR ALL SEASON pad Editor: Cory Just the Facts: Therma-a-rest Neoair Antares Bag Facts: Check out the video review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEHY1KEc4VM Antares: REGULAR LONG Color Chili Chili Weight 1 lbs 15 oz / 890 g 2 lbs 2 oz / 980 g Fits 6ft / 183 cm 6 ft 6 […]

Delorme inReach SE communicator Review

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Delorme inReach SE communicator Editor: Colorado Jake Just the Facts: inReach Explorer is the satellite communicator from DeLorme that puts amazing functionality in the palm of your hand without having to pair the device: Send and receive free-form, 160-character text messages outside of cell phone range. Includes digital compass, barometric altimeter and accelerometer Includes an […]

Delorme Earthmate App Review

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Delorme Earthmate App Review Delorme Earthmate App Review Editor: Colorado Jake Just the Facts: The Complete GPS Navigation Solution for Smartphones and Tablets Earthmate is a mobile, full-featured GPS navigation app that’s as unlimited as your adventures! As the best value in mobile GPS apps, Earthmate comes complete with unlimited access to all North America […]

KUIU ULTRA NX RAINGEAR REVIEW

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KUIU ULTRA NX RAINGEAR REVIEW Editor: RANDY JOHNSON iReview Gear Lead Field Editor HIGH DESERT WILD SHEEP GUIDES www.highdesertsheepguides.com Worldwide Hunting Adventures Hunting Consultant Alti2ude Outdoors Pro Staff Basic Description: KUIU recently released their Ultra NX Raingear to specifically reduce weight for hunters who rely upon keeping their pack and gear as light as possible. […]

Ruger American 9mm Pistol Review

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Ruger American Pistol Review Editor: Mike Basic Description of Item: Ruger American Pistol is a new line of pistol from Ruger for 2015. It features a Polymer Steel mix. Large Capacity Magazine Semi Auto Pistol. Just the Facts: • Trigger: Tfeatures a short takeup with positive reset. • Recoil-reducing barrel cam, low mass slide, low […]

KODA Adventure Clothing and Gear Review

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KODA Adventure Gear Editor: Cory McLaughlin Facts From Koda: KODA Adventure Gear™ Long Sleeve Base 44.99 KODA Adventure Gear™ Hoody 64.99 KODA Adventure Gear Base Camp One™ Jacket 99.99 KODA Adventure Gear™ Softshell Jacket 139.99 KODA Adventure Gear ™ Softshell Pant 139.99 KODA Adventure Gear ™ Hardshell 149.99 My Story: There is no greater joy […]

Top Sleeping Pad comparison, Big Agnes

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Sleeping Pad Comparison Big Agnes Review Editor: Mark Brewer I loaded up on Big Agnes sleeping pads and went into the Rockies to test them out. Nighttime temperatures for this outing were in the low 40s to low 30s. Some of the Big Agnes sleeping pads were insulated and some of them were not. At […]

Lumintop TD15S Flashlight Review, best flashlights

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Editor: Cameron Basic Description: Hand held led tactical flashlight. Lumintop td15s tactical flash light Just the Facts: Here is a quick list of specifications for the Lumintop TD15S Dual Switch Tactical flashlight: Max Output: 750 Lumens Battery Life: 1.5 Hours @ 750 Lumens 5 Hours @ 190 Lumens 60 Hours @ 15 Lumens 3 Hours […]

KUIU SCARPA CHARMOZ GTX BOOT REVIEW Best Hunting boot

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KUIU SCARPA CHARMOZ GTX BOOT REVIEW Best Hunting Boot Editor: RANDY JOHNSON iReview Gear Lead Field Editor HIGH DESERT WILD SHEEP GUIDES www.highdesertsheepguides.com Worldwide Hunting Adventures Hunting Consultant Alti2ude Outdoors Pro Staff BASIC DESCRIPTION The Charmoz Pro GTX by SCARPA is one of the most advanced, super lightweight, full synthetic hunting boots on the market […]

SEEK OUTSIDE Revolution with Fortress 4800

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SEEK OUTSIDE Revolution with Fortress 4800 Editor: Cory McLaughlin Facts From SEEK OUTSIDE: Unaweep Fortress 4800 / 5800 (Combo) (78-95 L) Our most popular lightweight backpack size, this backpack features an exceptional suspension and compression system coupled with waterproof fabrics and a functional ultralight design. The adaptable compression system excels at carrying odd items. This […]

Mountain Smith APEX 100 Pack Review, back pack comparison

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Mountain Smith APEX 100, Back Pack Comparison Editor: Cory McLaughlin From Mountain Smith: The Apex 80 is designed for over sized loads and ambitious outdoor adventures. The largest pack in our All Terrain series is built with separate sleeping bag compartment, front panel pocket/pass through window, side stash pockets, and tool mounts to keep your […]

SPOT Gen3 GPS locator review

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SPOT Gen3 Editor: Cory McLaughlin Info from SPOT: When your adventures take you beyond cell service, SPOT Gen3 lets family and friends know you’re ok or sends emergency responders your GPS location, all at the push of a button. Add this rugged, pocket-sized device to your essential gear and stay connected wherever you roam. Long […]

Slumberjack Carbine 2500 Pack Review

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SLUMBERJACK Carbine 2500 By Cory McLaughlin Just the Facts: • Torso: 17.5″ – 19.5″ • Volume: 2,450 cubic inches • Weight: 3 lbs 11 oz • Height: 25″ • Width: 15″ • Depth: 12″ Slumberjack Carbine 2500 pack in action Basic Description from SJK: • Stowable and versatile multi-weapon carry system easily transports your bow […]

Kowa Prominar TSN 773 Spotting Scope Review

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SureFire® G2 LED Flashlight Review

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SureFire® G2 LED Flashlight Review Here is a quick list of specifications for the SureFire G2 LED high-performance flashlight: Max Output — White Light 80 .0 lumens Tactical Runtime 1 .0 Hours* Length 5 .10 inches Bezel Diameter 1 .25 inches Body Diameter 1 .00 inch Weight w/Batteries 4 .1 ounces Batteries 2 123A (included) […]

KRAMER DESIGNS CORPORATION GRANITE PEAK TRIPOD Review

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KRAMER DESIGNS CORPORATION GRANITE PEAK TRIPOD Editor: Cory Just the Facts: The Granite Peak Tripod is designed for individuals who do not have a requirement for a firearm bipod. Backpackers, archery hunters, birders, and lightweight photographers also have the same desire for a ultra lightweight and compactness in a tripod design. CNC machined from 6061-T6511 […]

Sea to Summit Comfort Light Sleeping Pad Review

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SEA TO SUMMIT COMFORT LIGHT SLEEPING PAD REVIEW Editor: RANDY JOHNSON iReview Gear Lead Field Editor HIGH DESERT WILD SHEEP GUIDES www.highdesertsheepguides.com Worldwide Trophy Adventures Consultant Alti2ude Outdoors Pro Staff Where to get this great gear? http://www.seatosummit.com/ Basic Description: Sea to Summit’s Comfort Light Insulated sleeping pad is in my opinion one of the best […]

ALPEN OPTICS Teton 10×50 & 10×42 ED HD Binocular

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ALPEN OPTICS Teton 10×50 & 10×42 ED HD Binocular Editor: Cory McLaughlin Just the Facts: TETON SPECIFICATIONS Model Number 80 ED HD 83 ED HD 87 ED HD Description 10X42 10X50 15X50 Magnification 10X 10X 15X Objective 42mm 50mm 50mm Focus System Center Center Center Prism Type Roof Roof Roof F.O.V. ( 315 262 200 […]

Bogs Sitka Insulated Boot Review

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Bogs® Sitka Insulated Boot Review Just the Facts: Here is a quick list of form and features for the Bogs Sitka insulated boot review: • Fantastic winter hunting and ice fishing boot • 8mm of Neo-Tech Lite insulation with Bogs Max-Wick™ lining to manage sweat moisture, surrounded with 1000 grams of Thinsulate to lock heat […]

Backcountry Solutions Keyhole Camera and Binocular Carrier Review

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Backcountry Solutions Keyhole Camera and Binocular Carrier Review Editor: Mike Basic Description of item: The KEYHOLE® SYSTEM is comprised of a set of shoulder straps (which incorporates a neck strap, distributing the camera or binocular weight across the shoulders rather than the neck) and a harness assembly (comprised of a keyhole shaped cut-out plate). A […]

Slumberjack SightLine 2 Tent Review

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SLUMBERJACK SIGHTLINE 2 Tent Review Editor: Cory M. Just the facts: Slumberjack Sightline 2 Tent Review • Capacity: 2 • Seasons: 3 • Number of Poles: 4 • Number of Doors: 2 • Number of Vestibules: 2 • Packed Weight: 7 lbs 5 oz • Minimum Weight: 6 lbs 4 oz • Floor Area: 35.5 […]

EXO Mountain Gear 3500 Back Pack Review

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EXO Mountain Gear 3500 Backpack Editor: Cory McLaughlin Just the Facts: The EXO Mountain Gear 3500 Facts: • 4lbs 14oz • 3500 – 7000 ci (3500 ci bag and lid, 1000 ci exterior pockets, 2500 ci load shelf area) • Belt size (Small 29-32″, Medium 33-35″, Large 36″ + Basic Description from EXO: • 3500 […]

Thermacell Mosquito Repellent Device Review

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Thermacell Mosquito Repellent Device Editor: Cory McLaughlin Just the Facts: The Thermacell Mosquito Repellent Appliance in olive is good for camping, hunting, fishing, and outdoors around the house. • Effectively repels mosquitoes, black flies, and other biting insects • Virtually odor free • Creates a 15 x 15-foot zone of bug-free comfort • Has no […]

Big Agnes Zirkel UL 20 and Q-Core SL Review

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Big Agnes Zirkel UL 20 and Q-Core SL Editor: Cory McLaughlin Just the Facts: regular/up to 5’10” long/up to 6’6″ Pad Size Any 20″ wide Any 20″ wide Color Sunflower/Graphite Sunflower/Graphite Fill Type 850 fill DownTek™ 850 fill DownTek™ Fill Weight 15oz 15.5oz Bag Weight 2lb 5oz 2lb 7oz Shoulder Girth 67.5″ 72.5″ Hip Girth […]

Solo Stove and Solo Stove 900 Pot Review

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Solo Stove and Solo Stove 900 Pot Editor: Cory McLaughlin Just the facts: Stove: Product Description size: Height 3.8 inches, Width 4.25 inches Assembled size: Height 5.7 inches, Width 4.25 inches Weight: 9 oz Materials: 304 stainless steel, nichrome wire Fuel: sticks, twigs, pine cones and other biomass Boil time: 8-10 mins (32 fl oz […]

Opticron MM3 50 GA ED Travelscope W/ Smart Phone Adapter Review

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Opticron MM3 50 GA ED Travelscope W/ Smart Phone Adapter. Just the Facts: Features and specifications at a glance: • Super-compact ED “extra low dispersion glass” objective • High contrast fully multi-coated optical system • Accurate 8:1 dual focusing system • Close focus to 8.2ft (50mm), 11.5ft (60mm) • Fully armored body • Tripod adapter […]

Hanz USA Waterproof Sock and Glove Review

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Hanz USA Sock and Glove Review Editor: Cameron Just the Facts: GLOVES: Three-layer membrane construction glove with minimal bulk, ensures protection and grip for multi-sport activities in wet conditions with moderate temperatures. CUFF LENGTH: Wrist cuff CONSTRUCTION: Three-layer construction, securely bonded throughout entire glove LINER: HANZ® wicking liner for moisture management MEMBRANE: HANZ® stretchable waterproof, […]

Big Agnes MTN GLO Rattlesnake 3 Tent Review, best 3 man tent

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Big Agnes® MTN GLO Rattlesnake 3 Tent Review Editor: Mark When I first heard of the Big Agnes line of MTN GLO tents, I was intrigued. Having a light built into the tent—when out in the middle of nowhere—was just one of those ideas that radiated with me from the first moment I heard about […]

Cotopaxi® Nepal 65L Backpack Review

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Cotopaxi® Nepal 65L Backpack Review Editor: Mark Call it Karma, but I was in the Wind Rivers of Wyoming reviewing lots of outdoor gear, but notably the Cotopaxi Nepal 65L backpack. We stopped beside a stream to pump water and take a rest when along comes a llama train, carrying in a bunch of gear […]

The Gunbox Pistol safe review

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The Gunbox Pistol Safe Review Editor: Cameron Just the Facts: The Gun Box 4mm Aircraft Strength Aluminum Alloy 1350 mAh Batterry Interior Dimensions 8.9” x 6.5” x 1.5” Exterior Dimensions 11.6” x 10” x 2.7” Features: 360 Degree fingerprint scanner RFID (Radio Frequency) scanner 2 USB Ports (for charging devices) Kensington Lock Port Summary: I […]

Opticron Verano BGA HD 10×42 Binocular Review

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Opticron Verano BGA HD 10×42 Binocular Review Editor: Cory McLaughlin VIDEO REVIEW OF PRODUCT https://youtu.be/u7GtxjUkzEA Just the Facts: Basic Description: Building on the strengths of previous models, the Opticron Verano BGA HD is designed to deliver a vivid ‘true to life’ viewing experience essential for accurate wildlife observation. Optically the binoculars offer: • Large dia. […]

Big Agnes Blacktail 3 Tent Review

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Big Agnes® Blacktail 3 Tent Review Editor: Mark Just the Facts: Big Agnes Blacktail 3 tent has the following specs: Here is a quick list of specs and features for the Big Agnes Blacktail 3 tent review: • Features two doors and two ample vestibules • Quick Stash on tent body door makes stowing unzipped […]

Best Hiking and Hunting Boot for $100 to $150 Keen, Merrell, and Under Armour review

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Merrell Chameleon, Keen Durand, Under Armour Wall Hanger 3 boot comparison Summary: What is the best boot for hiking and hunting in the $100 to $150 dollar range? There are many boots in the 120-170 dollar price range. We picked 3 boots that are commonly used and put them to the test. We were looking […]

GraniteGEAR BLAZE A.C. 60 Backpack Review

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GraniteGEAR BLAZE A.C. 60 Backpack Review iReviewGear.com we continue to review and test the best hiking, best hunting, and best backpacs. Editor: Cory Just the Facts: GraniteGEAR BLAZE A.C. 60 Backpack facts and information Specification Short Regular Gender Men’s Men’s Best use Ultralight Multi-Day Backpacking Ultralight Multi-Day Backpacking Volume (Liters) 55 Liters 60 Liters Volume […]

Bogs Eagle Cap Realtree Hiker

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Bogs Eagle Cap Realtree Hiker iReviewGear.com continues to review the best hunting hiking boots in the world: The Bogs Eagle Cap Realtree hiker is an attractive boot loaded with the little extras that make the difference when you are out in the wild and dependent on your footgear. The rubber upper is waterproof and tough […]

Klymit® Static V Luxe Pad Review

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Klymit® Static V Luxe Pad Review Just the Facts: Here is a quick list of form and features for the Klymit Static V Luxe Pad review: • V Chamber body map optimized for comfort • Extra wide, long, & plush 75D Polyester • Small pack size: o Weight: 26.5 oz / 750 g o Dimensions: […]

Kuhl Renegade Pant Review

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Kuhl Renegade Pant Review I want to give a shout-out to Kuhl for their renegade pant. When a company comes into a competitive marketplace and delivers a superior product, you have to hand it to them for getting so many things right. This is one heck of a great pant! And, while I am no […]

Bogs Tumalo Hiking Boot Review

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Bogs Tumalo Hiker The Bogs Leather Hiker is an attractive waterproof boot manufactured with a 100% waterproof nubuck upper and a BioGrip lug outsole. This boot also features what Bogs calls “Rebound” cushioning for a comfort factor. Editor: Mark Just the Facts: Bogs runs true to size. • 100% Waterproof • Constructed with durable genuine […]

Platypus Gravity Works Water Filtration System Review

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Platypus Gravity Works Water Filtration system. Platypus Gravity Works Water Filtration System, USE TEST REVIEW Editor: Cory Just the Facts: 2.0L COMPLETE KIT 2.0L BOTTLE KIT Effective against protozoa Yes Yes Effective against bacteria Yes Yes Effective against viruses No No Effective against particulate Yes Yes Effective against chemicals/toxins No No Weight 11.5 oz / […]

Klymit® KSB 20 Sleeping Bag Review

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Klymit® KSB 20 Sleeping Bag Review Overview: If you haven’t discovered Klymit, then you need spend some time getting to know them. These folks are serious about their gear and they have spent a lot of time and energy to understand the outdoorsman’s needs and then exceed expectations. I have a story to tell about […]

Enlightened Equipment Revelation Pro 20f Down Quilt Review

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Enlightened Equipment Revelation Pro 20F Down Quilt Review Basic Description of Item: Every once in a while you find an idea that is so crisp, so new, so different in its promise and in its delivery that you just have to stand up and shout it out. That’s where I am today as I write […]

Russel Moccasin High Country Extreme Boot Review, best hunting boot

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RUSSELL MOCCASIN HIGH COUNTRY EXTREME BOOT REVIEW One of the Best Hunting and Hiking Boot, the Russell Moccasin High Country Extreme Boot Editor: RANDY JOHNSON iReview Gear Lead Field Editor HIGH DESERT WILD SHEEP GUIDES www.highdesertsheepguides.com Alti2ude Outdoors Pro Staff Worldwide Trophy Adventures Hunting Consultant RUSSEL MOCASSIN HIGH COUNTRY EXTREME BASIC DESCRIPTION The Russell Moccasin’s […]

Hoyt Nitrum Compound Bow Review

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Hoyt Nitrum Compound Bow Review Hoyt Nitrum Bow Review, iReviewgear best Bow of the year 2015 Just the Facts: Specifications Model Nitrum 30 Nitrum 34 Nitrum Turbo Nitrum LD Limb XTS Pro Arc XTS Pro Arc XTS Pro Arc XTS 1000 Cam Z5 Z5 Turbo Z5 Draw Length Options for Each Cam Size 24-25.5″, FPS […]