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The 10 Best Binoculars for Hunting

Any one of these 10 hunting binoculars will give you an edge when scouting.


Binoculars are important tool for any hunter. You want binoculars that offer crystal clear images and are durable enough to withstand the weather and conditions of the bush. Keeping that in mind, we put together this list of the 10 best hunting binoculars. These are some of the highest-rated binoculars on the market and cover a wide price range, but they all offer incredible image quality and durability.

Click through the slideshow to view the 10 best hunting binoculars.

Nikon® PROSTAFF® 7 ATB Binoculars

The Nikon® PROSTAFF® 7 ATB Binoculars offer crystal images that will help you distinguish a young buck from a mature buck from far away. Features include fully multi-coated lenses; aluminum, multi-layer prism coating with phase correction; 15.5mm eye relief; multi-click turn-and-slide eyecups; and rubberized, armored coating for nonslip grip. These binocs are also O-ring sealed, waterproof and fogproof and tripod adaptable.

Price: a href=”″ target=”_blank”>$199.97

Leupold® BX-3 Mojave™ Series 8×42 Binoculars

The Leupold® BX-3 Mojave™ Series 8×42 Binoculars feature a unique open-bridge, roof-prism design. The result is a lightweight, durable package that feels comfortable in your hands. These binoculars also have a super-smooth, integrated diopter focusing system for fine-tuning, and multicoated lenses and cold-mirror coated BaK-4 prisms for crisp and clear images. The powerful optics are housed in a strong aluminum frame and waterproof and fogproof rubber-armored coating.

Price: $379.99

Bushnell® 10×42 All-Purpose Binoculars

Looking for high-performance features at an unbeatable price? The Bushnell® 10×42 All-Purpose Binoculars have high-quality BK-7 prisms; a nitrogen-purged construction that repels fog; and long eye relief with twist-up eyecups – a big plus for hunters who wear glasses. Bushnell makes incredible optics, and these binoculars are no exception.

Price: $99.99

Oculus® 7.0 Binoculars

Oculus® 7.0 Binoculars have all the high performance optics features you’ve come to expect from the Oculus brand. These binocs feature ED glass with fully multicoated lenses, dielectric phase-coated prisms and water-repellent objective lens coating. The strong magnesium frame is 100% waterproof, and includes right-eye diopter adjustments and metal twist-up eyecups. The pair include soft case, neck strap, lens cover and microfiber cleaning cloth.

Price: $329.99

Leupold® Rogue™ Binoculars

The Leupold® Rogue™ Binoculars feature Leupold’s top-quality optics at an affordable price. These great waterproof hunting optics include porro prisms, multicoated lenses, generous eye relief, and an oversized focus knob for easy-focus. Each pair comes with lens covers, and Leupold’s Green Ring limited lifetime warranty.

Price: $99.99

Pursuit® X1 Binoculars – Roof Prism

Here’s yet another great pair of advanced binoculars that are reasonably priced. The Pursuit® X1 Binoculars – Roof Prism have BaK-4 roof prisms that offer incredible light transmission, brightness and resolution. And, the multilayer phase-coating auto-corrects shifting lightwaves and offers excellent contrast. Additional features include a non-slip rubber body, large center focus knob, twist-up eyecups, lens covers, neck strap and carrying case. These Pursuit X1 Binoculars are great for hunting, birding, sporting events and general glassing.

Price: $99.99-$149.99

Bushnell® Powerview 10×25 Compact Binoculars

The Bushnell® Powerview 10×25 Compact Binoculars are one of the highest-rated economy binoculars on the market. Built with the quality you expect from Bushnell, the Powerview 10×25 series features fully-coated optics, non-slip rubber armor and modern styling. Each pair comes with a carrying case and neck strap.

Price: $29.99 (sale price)

Nikon® Aculon 10×42 Binoculars

The Nikon® Aculon 10×42 Binoculars feature aspherical, multicoated eco-glass lenses that offer incredible clarity, enhanced brightness and a flat field of view. The comfortable turn-and-slide rubber eyecups will help your eyes find the optimal viewing position during long scouts for your quarry. These binoculars have a lightweight, ergonomical design that’s comfortable to hold for long periods of time.

Price: $79.99 (regular price: $99.99)

Redfield® Rebel™ 10×42 Binoculars

The Redfield® Rebel™ 10×42 Binoculars are considerably lighter than similar models made by other manufacturers. The ergonomic roof prism design doesn’t compromise the optics clarity. In fact, these binoculars have some of the best image quality for optics at their price point. Standout features include BaK-4 prisms; nitrogen filled waterproof and fogproof coating; twist-up eyecups; and tripod compatibility. Each pair includes a soft case, neoprene neck strap and lens covers.

Price: a href=”×42-Binoculars%2Fproduct%2F10206720%2F&cjsku=10206720″ target=”_blank”>$169.99

Vortex® Diamondback 12×50 Binoculars

Vortex® Diamondback 12×50 Binoculars offer crystal clear and crisp images. These binoculars have a fully multi-coated lens for increased light transmission. The optics are housed in a compact roof-prism design and protected by a rubber-armor coating. Twist-down eyecups provide added comfort. Each pair comes with tethered lens covers, a neck strap and padded carry case.

Price: $259.99

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