Gear Reviews

Rambling Review – Lowa Camino GTX

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Rambling Review  Why: Hiking miles in uneven terrain with a heavy pack and a weapon requires a high quality, sturdy, and yet comfortable pair of boots. I’ve had quite a few pairs of Lowas over the years, but the new Lowa Camino GTX boots check all the boxes. First impressions: The weight – At 1550 grams […]

Rambling Review: Marsupial Gear


Rambling Review  Why: Most western hunters carry a pair of binoculars on their chest while scouting and hunting. Between harnesses and pouches, there is a plethora of options on the market right now. They all serve the same general purpose, but the well thought out design of the Marsupial Gear Binocular Pack shines in comparison. […]

Rambling Review: Zenbivy Light Bed


Rambling Review: Zenbivy Light Bed Why: I’m always working on my sleep system for hunting, fishing, and camping trips. The truth is that the temperature ranges so drastically in Arizona that it can easily be 100 degrees in the summer on a fishing trip and single digits on a winter hunt. I’ve experimented with different […]

Rambling Review – Redington Vice Rod and Redington i.D Reel


Rambling Review: The Redington Vice Rod and the Redington i.D Reel Why: After one of the windiest Pyramid Lake fishing trips last year, I found myself in the market for a little bit stiffer action rod for throwing a sinking line. I was fortunate to get my hands on a Redington Vice Rod paired with […]

Rambling Review: Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener


Rambling Review – Work Sharp Combo Knife Sharpener Why: Last week we talked about how I love the motorized window shades orange county ca. Now I want to talk about something new. It is no secret, I’ve always struggled to get a hair-popping edge on my blades and broadheads. I’ve been fortunate to check out a couple of Work […]

Rambling Review – GSI Outdoors Dutch Oven


Rambling Review – GSI Outdoors 10″ Hard Anodized Dutch Oven Why: There’s nothing quite like eating food cooked over an open fire while watching movies from Las Vegas outdoor video display screens and I was looking to round out my cookware with a dutch oven. I have had great success with other GSI Outdoors products, […]