Alongside a rifle, the key piece of kit any stalker needs is… a scope? A stick? A bag? Take a look and see if any of these resonate.

Hawke Frontier

All Frontier models feature Hawke’s new H7 optics with high zoom ratio, supreme clarity and light transmission for rifle shooting, driven and hunting applications. A stunning wide field of view is offered by 21-layer fully multicoated lenses with generous 4in (100mm) eye relief.

High-grade, low-dispersion crown glass is used throughout to create crisp first focal plane and second focal plane optical systems that have minimal field curvature and distortion. All feature an exposed Zero Lock ‘N’ Stop elevation turret. Hawke riflescopes are covered with a No-Fault Lifetime Warranty. There are 15 models available to choose from, covering both first and second focal planes.

RRP from £459 to £849
Hawke Optics 
0345 345 5555 
www.hawkeoptics.com

Hawke Sidewinder

Hawke’s System H5 optics boast a stunning 24-degree ultra-wide field of view with generous 4in (100mm) eye relief. This projects a high-volume ‘eye-box’ image that passes through the scope, bringing you closer to the action than ever before. Improved sharpness and clarity provides incredible accuracy and unrivalled downrange performance.

Eighteen-layer multiple lens coatings allow for the intense light transmission required from top optical devices. High-grade, low-dispersion crown glass is used throughout to create crisp first and second focal plane optical systems that have minimal field curvature and distortion. Hawke riflescopes are covered with a No-Fault Lifetime Warranty. There is a choice of 12 models, covering both first and second focal planes.

RRP from £459 to £629
Hawke Optics
0345 345 5555 
www.hawkeoptics.com

Conquest V4 3-12×56 with illuminated reticle

Conquest V4 riflescopes combine the tried-and-true Zeiss optics concept with rugged functionality. Their compact design and perfect balance between a wide field of view and a large magnification range make them ideal for all types of hunting.

The Conquest V4 3-12×56, equipped with a 4x zoom and functional, high-precision and fully reliable mechanical components, is suitable for hunting from a blind both at dusk and at night. Thanks to the large-diameter lens and illuminated reticle, high accuracy is guaranteed.

RRP £965 including VAT
Zeiss UK
01223 401500

Element Helix 6-24×50 FFP

Redefining its class and punching well above its weight, the Helix is a no-nonsense long-range riflescope that won’t break the bank. Focusing on the important things—clear glass, smart reticles, innovative features and a turret system superior to other products in the same price class—the Helix was designed to offer long-range precision on a budget.

RRP £427
Sportsman Gun Centre
01392 354 870
trade@sportsmanguncentre.com

Element Nexus 5-20×50 FFP

Designed for the serious shooter, the Nexus riflescope is taking the market by storm. Its build quality and precision first-focal-plane reticles prove that for less than £1,500 you can still get a precision optic equal to, and in some cases better than, the established names.

Built upon the popular 30mm tube, the Nexus backs up its premium optical performance with tactical turrets, zero stop and a removable throw lever. All of the above features are guaranteed by a Platinum Lifetime Warranty for peace of mind.

RRP £1,334.99
Sportsman Gun Centre
01392 354 870
trade@sportsmanguncentre.com

Nightforce SHV 4-14×56

This popular Nightforce riflescope brings a whole new level of accuracy to the masses. For many everyday shooters, the cost of owning an innovative Nightforce optic was just a dream. The cost involved in such technically advanced scopes often pushed them out of reach.

After much careful thinking and development, Nightforce launched the SHV 4–14×56. By simplifying the more overbuilt characteristics seen in the NXS range and removing the illuminated reticle, Nightforce was able to build a full-blown Nightforce scope that retails for less than £1,200.

RRP from £1,042.99
Sportsman Gun Centre
01392 354 870
trade@sportsmanguncentre.com

Guardian Heritage rifle slip

The Guardian range of leather and canvas products represent a very attractive investment, with unbelievable dealer margins and a very low starting cost per unit. They are perfectly placed in the market to be the affordable luxury items that the stalker craves. This classic rifle slip has been designed to carry most standard scoped rifles. It also benefits from a full-length zip, dense foam interior and adjustable shoulder strap. It has a sandstone canvas finish with tan leather lining.

RRP £84.98
Sportsman Gun Centre 
01392 354 870
trade@sportsmanguncentre.com

Casstrom No 7 field saw

Perfectly designed for gralloching in the field, the No 7 field saw has a bright orange handle so you won’t lose it when you put it down. No serious stalker should be seen without one.

RRP £34.95
Casstrom UK
01628 330330
casstrom.co.uk

Napier Apex Predator gamebag

Cunningly designed to fit round your waist so it won’t get in the way of your rifle, the Napier Apex Predator gamebag is also dotted with all sorts of useful pockets. Add in a removable and cleanable lining and the capability to get a mature roe in there and you’ve got an essential piece of stalking gear.

Napier of London 
01235 812993

JP Sauer & Sohn folding game carrier

Extremely tear-resistant and foldable, this game carrier is not only space-saving to store, but due to its welded seams, it is also 100% waterproof. Furthermore, it is resilient and easy to clean. Fashioned from 900D Oxford nylon, the game carrier measures 70 x 50 x 40cm. Its 140-litre capacity makes it suitable for all domestic game. It can hold up to three roe, four muntjac or one fallow deer.

RRP £82
Blaser
01483 917 412
blaser-group.com/uk

Deerhunter anti-insect trousers

Deerhunter’s new insect-repellent trousers provide increased protection to keep the bugs at bay. The elasticated waist, pre-shaped knees, reinforced seat and adjustable ankle with strap and hook-and-loop fastener offer added comfort and extra freedom of movement. A range of front and back pockets  ensures versatility, and an added concealed zipper provides security for valuable items.

RRP £99.99
Deerhunter
+45 7422 3527 
deerhunter.eu

EL Range TA binoculars 

The EL Range TA binoculars deliver razor-sharp images with a range up to 2,000m. The intelligent binos can be individually configured using a smartphone app and customised with the hunter’s own ballistics data. The new Tracking Assistant is a revolutionary feature that helps hunters to locate quarry, particularly in difficult terrain. 

RRP from £2,810
Swarovski Optik
01737 856812

Ridgeline Ascent soft shell jacket

The Ridgeline Ascent jacket (pictured in Dirt Camo) features a quiet water-resistant soft-shell fabric with a 5,000 H20 membrane. The hood is large and roomy with three points of adjustment. Zipped pockets allow you to store items in safety, while the arm pocket has elasticated bullet loops for five cartridges.

The Ascent has been developed as a windproof outer garment that is fitted to assist movement in the field and means that you will be able to move with stealth and access essential items easily.

SRP £99.99
Highland Outdoors  
0345 099 0252 
highlandoutdoors.co.uk 
ridgelineclothing.co.uk

Ariat Burford insulated boot 

Ariat’s Burford combines a traditional welly with added style and design. Created with waterproof, vulcanised rubber to ensure your feet stay dry, the wellies feature a shock-absorbing EVA midsole for added all-day foot comfort. Utilising Ariat’s ATS Pro technology for heightened performance, the Burford has a moisture-wicking layer to deliver comfort and durability, with Agion technology for intense odour defence and a 3.5mm neoprene lining.

RRP £150
Ariat
ariat.com/gb/en


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