Best Spotting Scopes for the Season 2022
Sometimes binoculars just won’t cut it and a seasoned hunter knows that a good spotting scope is a must-have. Getting you closer to your target is one thing, but spotting scopes also help preserve your eyes. A scope with long eye relief—the distance from your eye to the lens—will give you the full picture without blurry edges and a sore neck and eyes.
One company that is sure to have the right spotting scope for you and your eyes is Bass Pro Shops. Founded in 1972, Bass Pro Shops is North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. They provide unrivaled products, dynamic locations, and excellent customer service.
Let’s look at some of their top-rated options available.
Cabela’s Intensity HD Spotting Scope
This spotting scope features a fully multicoated optical HD lens system with 1 ED glass element for reduced chromatic aberration and enhanced clarity. The advanced, ultra-wide band coating increases light transmission for exceptional performance, regardless of lighting conditions. The helical focus ring allows rapid and smooth focusing, and the rotating body allows multiple viewing positions. Plus, this spotting scope is nitrogen purged and O-ring-sealed for dependable fog-proof and waterproof performance.
Vortex Razor HD Straight Spotting Scope – 11-33x50mm
Featuring a triplet apochromatic lens system delivering high-definition views across the entire field of view, there is no color fringing or degradation of resolution at long viewing distances with this scope. High-density extra-low dispersion glass delivers the ultimate in resolution and color fidelity, resulting in true High Definition images. XR anti-reflective coatings, fully multicoated on all air-to-glass lens surfaces, increase light transmission for maximum brightness. The angled design allows a lower mounting height, maximizing stability in wind and adding comfort for extended glassing.
Swarovski ATS or STS HD Spotting Scope
High-performance ATS/STS Spotting Scope from Swarovski® give hunters outstanding optical quality and ergonomic function when time glassing means the difference between a trophy and nothing. Glassing for extensive periods of time helps hunters discover important hidden details, and the ATS/STS scopes’ HD optics deliver crystal clear, quality views when long-distance scouting is a must. Flouride HD lenses minimize color aberrations and deliver bright, high-contrast views thanks to SWAROTOP and SWARODUR lenses and prism coatings. The user-friendly ergonomic design features an easy-to-use focus ring with large grooves for quick and easy, precise focusing.
Leupold GR 10-20x40mm Compact Spotting Scope
The compact and rugged design allows this spotting scope to be carried far into the backcountry where game and beautiful scenery abound. BAK4 prisms and Multicoat 4™ lens coatings offer optimal clarity and contrast in any light. Leupold constructs the GR 10-20x40mm Compact Spotting Scope with a lightweight, durable carbon fiber body, and uses their proprietary nitrogen sealing process, for waterproof and fog proof integrity under all conditions.
Head over to Bass Pro Shops today and find yourself the right spotting scope this season.