Best New Hunting Scopes From SHOT Show 2018

Simmons Whitetail Classic Simmons is an option for many budget-minded hunters, and the company is bringing back a popular line in the Whitetail Classic, with six versions to cater to all sorts of hunters: This year, Simmons is also bringing back a classic — the Whitetail Classic Riflescope. Available in six popular deer-hunting configurations for short- and long-range enthusiasts, they offer a timeless look with Black Granite finish and are specifically designed for hunting’s most timeless trophy. Fully multi-coated, with a large field of view and long eye relief, they are a natural fit on any rifle. Add in waterproof, fogproof and shockproof construction and you can put meat on the table in any weather. Simmons AETEC AETEC is another older name which Simmons is re-introducing, with both standard or illuminated reticles, and a choice of turrets. These key features are proof to today’s modern hunter that the AETEC line is back and better than ever. Leupold & Stevens displayed their new VX-Freedom line of rifle scopes at the 2018 SHOT Show. The scopes update and replace their previous VX-1 and VX-2 scope lines. The VX-Freedom family includes rimfire scopes, a muzzleloader scope and several centerfire scopes. Dubbed the Intercept, it’s budget-priced for the options, at $200 MSRP.

The SHOT Show is always a treasure trove of new hunting gear, with many companies vying for hunters’ attention. Here’s a quick rundown of some notable new hunting scopes that debuted at the 2018 SHOT Show.

Simmons Whitetail Classic

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Simmons is an option for many budget-minded hunters, and the company is bringing back a popular line in the Whitetail Classic, with six versions to cater to all sorts of hunters:

This year, Simmons is also bringing back a classic — the Whitetail Classic Riflescope. Available in six popular deer-hunting configurations for short- and long-range enthusiasts, they offer a timeless look with Black Granite finish and are specifically designed for hunting’s most timeless trophy. Fully multi-coated, with a large field of view and long eye relief, they are a natural fit on any rifle. Add in waterproof, fogproof and shockproof construction and you can put meat on the table in any weather.

Simmons AETEC

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AETEC is another older name which Simmons is re-introducing, with both standard or illuminated reticles, and a choice of turrets.

Simmons was the first to bring Aspherical…

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