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Night hunting?
« on: December 05, 2017, 06:49:48 PM »
Who's been out swinging a red lense?  Any luck?

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2017, 07:21:03 PM »
Have not been out yet,cause waiting for bow seasons to end .But found this deal for night calling going to give it a try this year. :tup:

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/455093/american-hunter-vl250-scope-mounted-varmint-light

This light is like 70 dollars off on sale pretty sweet  :tup:
Two birds in the Bush is always better than one in the hand-that way you can always go to the Bush and hunt another day .conservation=Better hunting.
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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2017, 08:04:53 PM »
Try Ebay.  Hs802 red led.  Been working for me for 5 yrs. Probably same light anyway.  Sorry I don't have a link

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2017, 08:09:38 PM »
Cheap too. Btw.  You could buy 2 lights a charger batteries and a pizza

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 11:55:05 AM »
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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2017, 02:08:59 PM »
Probably. .make sure that it's just one mode. Just on/off.  No hi med low strobe etc

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2017, 03:00:49 PM »
I'm thinking about getting a couple of these ones.  Looks to be about the same quality range as the HS802, at half the price.

About $18 with free shipping.  Comes in both red and green. Trying to decide whether to get one of each or two reds.


https://www.ebay.com/itm/RED-GREEN-Q5-LED-5000LM-Zoom-Flashlight-Light-18650-Gun-Mount-Remote-Switch-Kit/122808574627?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=423248473596&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2017, 06:08:29 PM »
I'd stick with red. I tried green but it's too bright

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2017, 06:22:05 PM »
Some have reported yotes spooking at a green light.  Generally green is used for dark bodied animals like hogs.
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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2017, 06:46:00 PM »
I have used them all. I have killed a tons of yotes under white light. If they are educated then it doesn't matter the color.
I use green for hogs and had great luck. If you ever question white light take a look at this video. These guys are one of the best, they kill hundreds of animals every year under white light, looks like a football stadium when they turn on there light setup.

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2017, 07:27:23 PM »
Can you recommend some entry level lights?

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2017, 08:15:57 PM »
I run wicked lights for a weapon mounted light, they are worth the money. I have 3 of them and have sold probably 10 or so to members on here. For handheld spot lights, light force is the only way to go. They are hands down the best spotlight on the market. I run 4 of them depending on what style hunting and what I am after I mix it up.
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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2017, 08:34:31 PM »
I'm thinking about getting a couple of these ones.  Looks to be about the same quality range as the HS802, at half the price.

About $18 with free shipping.  Comes in both red and green. Trying to decide whether to get one of each or two reds.


https://www.ebay.com/itm/RED-GREEN-Q5-LED-5000LM-Zoom-Flashlight-Light-18650-Gun-Mount-Remote-Switch-Kit/122808574627?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=423248473596&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649

I ordered a red one. Itís a really good price. I guess I will find out if itís cheap crappy Chinese junk. Iím only out 18 bucks if it is. The remote switch looks handy.

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2017, 08:53:46 PM »
I just ordered 2 of the $18 ebay ones.  Both red. Thanks for the input on color.  If these don't work well then I'll save up for a wicked or similar. 

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2017, 09:47:03 PM »
Cool....maybe we can hunt sometime.  I prefer a partner.  Especially a night :tup:

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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2017, 03:55:54 PM »
I have used them all. I have killed a tons of yotes under white light. If they are educated then it doesn't matter the color.
I use green for hogs and had great luck. If you ever question white light take a look at this video. These guys are one of the best, they kill hundreds of animals every year under white light, looks like a football stadium when they turn on there light setup.


Great video!!  Thanks for sharing!  I have been night hunting since I was 15.  Had a cassette tape recorder and some Burnham Brothers tapes when I was 15 in 1978.  Then I went to mouth calls, still stuck with the Burnham Brothers calls.  I've use big ol spotlights with gigantic batteries.  The stuff now is so much better than when I was a teenager.  Heck the first time I took my ex-wife out on a date when I was 16, I shot a grey fox from the front seat of my Dad's truck and the cassette player on top of the truck.  I think those guys do a lot of hunting in Texas, the Mecca of night hunting, but this state is also a lot of fun to hunt at night and you almost always have the whole place to yourself!!
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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2017, 04:30:27 PM »
That is awesome!!! My kind of date lol.

I tried to kill a fox in texas last year. They did not want to play ball!!! I am going to give it another go this year.
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Re: Night hunting?
« Reply #17 on: Today at 12:03:07 PM »
Lights work once in a while.  Thereís a real technique in killing yotes with lights here in Washington at least.  Iíve definitely called a far share of yotes in with lights, but killing them can be tough. Calling them in under total darkness is what I like to do,  using a thermal monocular and a night vision scope

 

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