Gear Expert: News

  • Get Ready for the Raid: The OPMOD Area 51 Kit is Here!

    Aug 29, 2019 • NewsNo Comments

    Throughout history, numerous people have come forward with tales of intelligent space creatures, probing and abduction. However, the mysterious nature of Area 51 leads us to believe that perhaps we’re the ones who abduct these other life forms and hide. A...

  • OpticsPlanet, Inc. Celebrates 20 Years of Gear™

    Oct 28, 2020 • NewsNo Comments

    Put on your party hats because OpticsPlanet, Inc. is celebrating 20 Years of Gear™ as your Destination for Gear. At the dawn of ecommerce, OpticsPlanet was one of the first companies to sell premium optics online and has continued to grow through our...

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    The Best 5 States for Turkey Hunting in 2020

    Apr 22, 2020 • News1 Comment

    Spring is here, and it’s time to dust off the igloo cooler, tighten up your bow strings, and fit your favorite turkey hunting choke to your long hibernating shotgun, because we have prepared the absolute top states for you to go turkey hunting this year!  ...

  • Nikon P-Tactical Superdot Red Dot Sight

    Nov 13, 2019 • NewsNo Comments

    Red dot sights give shooters a fast aiming system while remaining target focused. While the originals were bulky and expensive, today there are a variety of options that are compact and affordable. They are a great option for any platform – carbines,...

  • OpticsPlanet Presents the 2019 Brilliance Award Winners

    Oct 31, 2019 • News, Reviews3 Comments

    As we head into the brisk months of fall, the vibrant colors of nature and cool, crisp air can only mean one thing — it’s deer hunting season, folks. Preparation is key, and you need the best gear in the game to make the most out of every backcountry...

  • A Rimfire Tale…..

    Sep 4, 2019 • News, ReviewsNo Comments

    The first firearm I ever shot was a single-action .22 rimfire revolver. Though I was only five, it hooked me. I have been a gun guy ever since. While my tastes have meandered through various categories; tacticool, cowboy, military classics, and others, I...

  • Riton RT-S Mod 7 1-5×24

    Nov 28, 2018 • NewsNo Comments

    Riton RT-S Mod 7 1-5x Low powered variable scopes are an excellent optic choice for just about all close to mid-range engagements. The low end 1x allows you to make fast and accurate hits at close distances while the top magnification (4x, 5x, 6x, etc) is...

  • Girl Shooting at Range

    Best Shooting Ranges in the US

    Sep 18, 2018 • NewsNo Comments

    All shooting ranges are not created equal.   There are a lot of gun ranges in the US – in fact there are twice as many gun ranges in the US as any other country in the world.  And as most avid gun enthusiasts are aware, there are a huge mixture of...

  • Fishing Equipment and Gear

    Best Fishing Equipment and Gear for 2018

    Jul 25, 2018 • NewsNo Comments

    Getting your trophy catch has never been easier with the latest and best in fishing technology and wizardry (well maybe not the wizardry part). Sometimes all you need is an old fashioned rod and reel when you’re going down to the local fishing hole to spend...

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    Best Fishing Spots and Destinations in the US

    Jul 18, 2018 • News1 Comment

    The bucket list of fishing spots in the US to visit during a lifetime…Carp diem     Whether you occasionally fish in your local pond, or take your canoe out on the lake once a month, or are even an avid fisherman braving the swells of an...

  • Must Have Turkey Hunting Gear for 2018

    May 30, 2018 • News1 Comment

    All is fair in Love and War…and Turkey Hunting! We’ve given you the best States for hunting the elusive wild turkey, now we give you the best gear to make sure you come away with more than just a sunburn and wet socks.  To have the best bet of...

  • Top Turkey Hunting States For 2018

    Apr 12, 2018 • News1 Comment

    Looking to get your Turkey tag punched in 2018?  We have the go-to States just for your needs – calculated in our Turkey hunting computer by bird populations, amount of public land, scenery, and much more! After hours of extensive research and I do...