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2017’s Best Hunting Gear: All-new Optics for Putting You In the Game

Great New Optics for Hunting in Canada's Wilds

Six Exceptional Scopes, Spotting Scopes, Binos and Trailcams

Z8i Rifle Scope
Z8i Rifle Scope

Z8i Rifle Scope

Featuring 8x zoom capability and an illuminated reticle on a 30-mm tube, Swarovski’s Z8i comes in four models: 1-8×34; 1.7-13.3×42 P; 2-16×50 P; and 2.3-18×56 P. At the press of a button, the proprietary Flexchange reticle facilitates switching from an illuminated centre dot to a dot with an illuminated ring around it. You can also add a ballistic ring that can be configured to your cartridge’s specific ballistics.


Ken Bailey

Ken Bailey

An all-around hunter, Ken Bailey enjoys pursuing waterfowl the most. Based in Edmonton, Outdoor Canada's longtime hunting editor Ken Bailey has hunted every major Canadian game animal, in every corner of the country. For many years, he’s shared his deep knowledge of game behaviour, and wide expertise with all manner of firearms with OC's readers. His work has been recognized numerous times by both the Outdoor Writers of Canada and the National Magazine Awards. Ken is a committed conservationist, dedicated to habitat preservation, sustainable harvests, and passing along our hunting heritage to the next generation. He's also an avid fly fisherman, and a pretty darn good game chef.

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