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Elk Hunting Buyer's Guide

Buying elk hunting gear can be intimidating. We’ve chosen our favorite products to make it easier to buy for yourself or the hunter in your life.

What is the best riflescope for elk hunting?

When choosing a riflescope for Elk, you will want the best performance in low light conditions as well as mid to high magnification ranges for the ability to shoot long distances. These models below are flexible enough to provide superb performance for short to mid – long range shots.

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What are the best binoculars for elk hunting?

Elk are wary animals and it is imperative to spot them from a distance to prevent spooking them. Larger magnification and objective lenses allow plenty of light and detail to be seen from a greater distance. 10x42, 12x50 or for long range hunts the 15x56 are perfect options.

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What is the best rangefinder for elk hunting?

Elk hunting is often at longer distances across varying degrees of terrain. Bushnell’s Prime and Nitro rangefinders account for the degree of angle at the distances needed for Elk hunting. The Nitro LRF is ideal for rifle hunters by providing a ballistic solution for over 2,000 off-the-shelf ammo, telling you exactly how much to hold or dial in MOA, MIL, IN, or CM.

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What is the best spotting scope for elk hunting?

Larger magnification and objective lenses allow plenty of light and detail to be seen from a greater distance. 20-60x65 and 20-60x80 are perfect options for elk hunting.

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