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Welcome to the Outdoors section on NosyNation. Here we write and review about hiking, hunting, fishing, prepping, gun scopes, and many other topics.

What are the Best Bore Sights?

best bore sight
The best bore sights will make sure that the bore of your gun and the optical sight are aligned. Always keep in mind that bore sighting does not sight in your gun. It will only provide the reference point so you could get down to sighting in your gun, and save valuable time and ammunition costs by avoiding extensive live-fire...

Choosing the best touring bicycle

best touring bike under 1000
A touring bicycle is a unique breed of machine. It allows you to go on cycling holidays -- biking across Europe or the US or any other vacation adventure you can plan. You'll become a worldwide traveler, seeing life from your bicycle saddle. But you are not limited to world travel and tourism, remember. A good touring bicycle can be used...

Best Scope for Marlin 336 in 2023: Scope reviews for the 30-30 rifle

Reader question: I want to find the best scope for Marlin 336 30-30. I've thought about a red dot sight but am open to opinions. I'd also like to find a video or two about mounting one. I've looked at Redfield and Nikon. Can you provide any reviews? Read customer reviews of Marlin 30-30 scopes. Marlin lever-action rifles, from which the...

Best Shooting Chronograph

Best Shooting Chronograph
If you’re a serious shooter, and a loader at that, you'll be looking for reviews and comparisons of the best shooting chronograph. It is a precision device that measures the velocity of a projectile fired from a gun. When positioned at a distance of about 13 to 15 feet from the gun’s muzzle, the chronograph will gauge and record the...

Best Reloading Dies in 2023

Best Reloading Dies
The best reloading dies shape the bullet casing as required. They serve an indispensable part in the reloading process - from decapping, resizing, expanding the casing mouth to seating the bullet. They come in a variety of different shapes and calibers to match the size and kind of bullet you own and want to reload. These dies must be procured separately...

Best Scope for M1A Standard: Reviews Targeting Springfield Armory’s rifle

Best Scope for M1A
Reader question: What is the best scope for M1A scout. It's a great, accurate rifle, but it's difficult to mount a scope on and I'd like some opinions. Read customer reviews on Amazon. Before deciding on the scope, a gun owner must thresh out the mount issue first. Some mounts offer two-point or three-point contact systems, with the latter providing added...

Best Scope for 30-06: What’s in Your Sights?

best scope for 30 06
Reader question: What is the best scope for 30-06 -- whether a Remington 700, Ruger American, or any deer hunting rifle. We won't cover the AR 15, though. Gun nomenclature has gone such a roundabout, with several coding systems applied for naming guns. More modern guns are named starting with the calibre or groove diameter followed by the company name. Not...

Best conventional reel buyers guide: Cast away!

Best conventional reel for surf fishing
The best conventional reel is designed for casting and reeling in big fish. While a spinning reel may have greater ease for beginners, conventional fishing reels give you more control after you have hooked the fish. Let's survey what you need to know when getting a good conventional reel for the money -- whether under $100, $200, or $500. It is...

Best crappie reel: A spinning reel buyers guide

best crappie reel on the market
When I was a young lad, I had access to a small lake that was a short walk from my house. I use to fish at the lake with a bamboo pole and worm for bluegill. The lake was so over-populated with panfish that I could drop the line in and get a bite in under 1 minute. It was...

Best Scope for 300 Win Mag: Sights for the Winchester Magnum Rifle

Best Scope for 300 Win Mag - winchester magnum
Many shooters say that the mere Winchester Magnum already spells disaster on your budget and finding the best scope for 300 Win Mag would right away refer to the higher-priced bracket of $500 dollars or more. It could well be true considering that 300 Winchester Magnum sniper rifles are known for their fire power and excellent performance when hunting big...