Gift Guide | Coues Rifle Hunting | Darren Choate

Gift Guide | Coues Rifle Hunting


Gift Guide | Coues Rifle Hunting

by Darren Choate

Sig Sauer KILO3000 RangefinderSig Sauer KILO3000 Rangefinder: “Featuring SIG SAUER’s BDX technology, the KILO3000 BDX is the world’s most advanced laser rangefinder. When paired with a SIERRA3BDX riflescope, the onboard Applied Ballistics Ultralite calculator sends ballistic drop data via Bluetooth directly to the SIERRA3BDX’s BDX-R1 reticle, providing an illuminated holdover dot and wind hold. Download the free BDX App for iOS or Android to setup ballistic profiles and synchronize custom profiles to your KILO for exact ballistic solutions.”
CONTACT: www.sigsauer.com/products/electro-optics/rangefinders/kilo3000/.

Danner Powderhorn BootsDanner Powderhorn Boots: “You have to pack in, set up camp and then follow your instincts deep into the backcountry. The Powderhorn is the intersection of knowledge gleaned from decades of building premium high country boots and the performance strength of today’s leading technology. The result is a boot ready to get you there and back for years to come.”
CONTACT: www.danner.com/men/hunt/powderhorn-10-brown.html.

Sitka Gear Ascent GaiterSitka Gear Ascent Gaiter: “The Ascent Gaiter will be your go-to for cruising summer trail runs or logging countless miles scouting that elusive trophy. A contoured fit offers protection over running shoes and light hikers, and an innovative cable system keeps a low profile and eliminates exterior buckles.”
CONTACT: sitkagear.com/products/ascent-gaiter/lead.

Swarovski Optik SLC 15x56 BinoSwarovski Optik SLC 15×56 Bino: “The SLC 15×56 binoculars are the expert for observing over long distances. Their 15x magnification and optimized optics, combined with outstanding edge-to-edge sharpness allow you to see special moments, even over expansive areas. The extended depressions for improved grip and the balanced weight ensure maximum comfort when using them.”
CONTACT: www.swarovskioptik.com/hunting/slc-56-c20010302/slc-8×56-p5068617.

Manfrotto Befree TripodManfrotto Befree Tripod: “The BeFree Carbon Tripod weighs just 1.1kg, which is 20% less than the aluminum version. At 40cm when closed, it’s also small enough to fit into your carry-on luggage and backpack, meaning you benefit from a lightweight, highly portable tripod with a head that you can take anywhere.”
CONTACT: www.manfrotto.com/us-en/befree-carbon-fiber-travel-tripod-w-ball-head-black-mkbfrc4-bh/

Darren Choate

Darren Choate is the founder of Western Whitetail. Prior to his writing career, he completed a four-year tour in the USAF. He has been hunting and guiding other hunters in the West for over 30 years. Choate is a voting member of the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), and his articles have been featured in magazines such as Cabela’s Outfitter Journal, Quality Whitetails and Rocky Mountain Game & Fish. Additionally, Choate is the Editor of Whitetail Journal, Bowhunting World and Archery Business for Grand View Outdoors.