SHOT Show 2018 packed with guns, gear for hunters (PHOTO)

01/27/18 10:00 AM | by

A trio of the new Fox side-by-side shotguns in 12 and 20 gauge. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The biggest news from Weatherby was annoucement of the move from California to Wyoming. The introduction of multiple models of women's Camilla Mark V rifles in expanded chambering is also quite exciting. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The biggest news from Weatherby was announcement of the move from California to Wyoming. The introduction of multiple models of women’s Camilla Mark V rifles in expanded chamberings is also quite exciting. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The ultra-compact Alps Outdoorz/NWTF Deception ground blind is the first in its class of low-profile blinds made for the hunter who likes to run-and-gun. Sitting in either a low chair or in one of the company's vests puts the shooter at the perfect height in this blind, which has a center height of less than four feet and packs down small enough to fit in a vest pocket. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The ultra-compact Alps Outdoorz/NWTF Deception ground blind is the first in its class of low-profile blinds made for the hunter who likes to run-and-gun. Sitting in either a low chair or in one of the company’s vests puts the shooter at the perfect height in this blind, which has a center height of less than four feet and packs down small enough to fit in a vest pocket. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The Rogue Ridge E-Bike in Kryptek camo is built for hunters. With extra fat tires, a 50-mile range battery pack, solar charger, and optional trailer for hauling gear and game, this is an active hunter's dream. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com

The Rogue Ridge E-Bike in Kryptek camo is built for hunters. With extra fat tires, a 50-mile range battery pack, solar charger, and optional trailer for hauling gear and game, this is an active hunter’s dream. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Springfield may be late to the 10mm longslide hunting market, but in this case, definitely better late than never. The TRP Operator Longslide with a 6" barrel is a controllable, well-built 1911-style pistol. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Springfield may be late to the 10mm longslide hunting market, but in this case, definitely better late than never. The TRP Operator Longslide with a 6″ barrel is a controllable, well-built 1911-style pistol. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Winchester expands its affordable Deer Season XP ammo line to include Copper Extreme Point bullest. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Winchester expands its affordable Deer Season XP ammo line to include Copper Extreme Point bullet. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Longtime hunting powerhouse camo company Mossy Oak has teamed up with the ultra-durable clothier Carhartt to produce a full line of hunting wear in a variety of patterns. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Longtime hunting powerhouse camo company Mossy Oak has teamed up with the ultra-durable clothier Carhartt to produce a full line of hunting wear in a variety of patterns. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Hunting handguns are hotter now than ever before, especially in the 10mm chambering. Ruger is the first to the table with a hunting specific revolver with their Super Redhawk 10mm. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Hunting handguns are hotter now than ever before, especially in the 10mm chambering. Ruger is the first to the table with a hunting specific revolver with their Super Redhawk 10mm. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Tepui's Rooftop Tent system appeals to adventurous hunters who enjoy quick spike camps in remote locations. The King sized model shown here easily holds 2-3 hunters plus gear, and quickly folds down flat for traveling. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Tepui’s Rooftop Tent system appeals to adventurous hunters who enjoy quick spike camps in remote locations. The King sized model shown here easily holds 2-3 hunters plus gear, and quickly folds down flat for traveling. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

TriStar showed off the final piece to it's Viper G2 lineup, with this Bronze model .410. The baby bore wears a 28" barrel with an MSRP of $749. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

TriStar showed off the final piece to it’s Viper G2 lineup, with this Bronze model .410. The baby bore wears a 28″ barrel with an MSRP of $749. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Federal Premium's new Heavyweight TSS turkey loads supplant earlier offerings from the company. We're looking forward to testing all three in 12, 20, and yes, 410. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Federal Premium’s new Heavyweight TSS turkey loads supplant earlier offerings from the company. We’re looking forward to testing all three in 12, 20, and yes, 410. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The Swedish-made Karesuando Hunter's Axe is not only beautiful, but also rugged and functional. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The Swedish-made Karesuando Hunter’s Axe is not only beautiful, but also rugged and functional. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

New camo patterns and gear come out every year, but this FX Approach setup from Badlands was getting the most looks. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

New camo patterns and gear come out every year, but this FX Approach setup from Badlands was getting the most looks. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Though many companies have already jumped on the .224 Valkyrie bandwagon, Savage's own MSR offerings are on point, with 18", 20", and 22" barrels coming soon. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Though many companies have already jumped on the .224 Valkyrie bandwagon, Savage’s own MSR offerings are on point, with 18″, 20″, and 22″ barrels coming soon.  Shown here is the first to be hitting the market, the 18″ MSR-15 with a durable Cerakote finish and . (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The new and improved Fox side-by-side shotgun, available in both 12 and 20 gauge, was a performer on the clays range and a looker on the shelf. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The new and improved Fox side-by-side shotgun, a play on the beloved originals, is available in both 12 and 20 gauge.  The gun is not only a looker, but also a shooter, as we had a blast busting clays at Industry Day on the Range.  (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Nikon showed off its first entry into the hunting red dot market with this turkey-specific Spur. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

Nikon showed off its first entry into the hunting red dot market with this turkey-specific Spur. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation was a hit at both Industry Day on the Range and SHOT Show. Dan and Bob were happy to share hunting tips, stories, and swag, in addition to welcoming new members and promoting conservation. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation was a hit at both Industry Day on the Range and SHOT Show. Dan and Bob were happy to share hunting tips, stories, and swag, in addition to welcoming new members and promoting conservation. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/Guns.com)

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