New Products - June 2012


Leupold VX-2 Riflescope

Leupold VX-2 Riflescopes now offer even greater optical performance with no increase in price. Enhancements for this year include Leupold’s exclusive Quantum Optical System™, designed to make the most of available light with lead-free, precision-ground and edge-blackened lenses, all with Index Matched coatings for superior resolution, clarity and contrast. Carefully positioned to deliver up to 94-percent light transmission. DiamondCoat™ Exterior lens surfaces resist scratching. Other key features include an externally threaded fast-focus eyepiece and precise finger-adjustable windage and elevation click dials for quick, easy zeroing. The new 1-inch maintube features advanced power selector design incorporating tactile power indicator and easy-to-read numbers. Leupold second-generation waterproofing utilizes an Argon/Krypton gas blend that resists thermal shock and ensures a fog-free image. Comes in a variety of finishes with reticle options, including exclusive Ballistics Aiming System® reticles. Available in 1-4x20mm, 2-7x33mm, 3-9x40mm, 3-9x50mm, 4-12x40mm and 4-12x50mm. For parallax adjustment control, there are also 4-12x40mm Adjustable Objective, 6-18x40mm Adjustable Objective and 6-18x40mm Adjustable Objective Target models. Ultralight™ and Rimfire models also offered. Each comes with a protective cover and Leupold’s Full Lifetime Guarantee. Suggested retail from $300 to $600. For more information, contact: Leupold & Stevens, Dept. FFG, P.O. Box 688, Beaverton, OR 97075-0688; (800) 538-7653;


Poe's giant jackpot and awaker topwater luresPoe's giant jackpot and awaker topwater lures

Poe’s Giant Jackpot and Awaker muskie and pike topwater lures are now available in Peacock and White Red Head finishes. The new colors are also offered in the larger Havana Jack Jackpot, which is a full 8-1/2 inches long. The original Giant Jackpot is 6-1/2 inches in length. All Poe’s plugs are handcrafted from California cedar for a unique topwater action that big predator fish cannot resist. For more information, contact: Yakima Bait Co., Dept. FFG, P.O. Box 310, Granger, WA 98932; (800) 527-2711;


Work Sharp Retractable Honing Rod

Work Sharp Retractable Honing Rod provides a quick and easy way to precisely hone knives with a fine-grit ceramic rod. Angle guide on the handle makes it easy to hone a perfect 25-degree edge. To get an angle other than 25 degrees, simply turn the handle and free-hand any angle you want. Compact, durable design purpose-built for sportsmen who need a reliable way to restore a blade while out hunting or fishing. Rod retracts into the handle to protect it and also allow for easier carry in a pack or a pocket using the belt clip. Contact: Darex, LLC, Dept. FFG, 210 E. Hersey St., Ashland, OR 97520; (800) 597-6170;


TenPoint Maverick HP Crossbow

TenPoint Maverick HP™ Crossbow is a faster, enhanced-performance addition to the middle of the 6 Point Series lineup. Employing a select blend of TenPoint technology, the Maverick HP 25-inch bow is fitted with 175-pound field-proven HL limbs, D-75 string and cables with tunable yokes powered by TenPoint Series HP cams. This upgraded power plant, mounted in fixed position on a 6 Point Series Defender stock, shoots a 420-grain arrow at a blistering 325 feet a second, generating 98.5 foot-pounds of energy. Comes standard with TenPoint’s new 3x Pro-View 2™ Scope and, like all TenPoint crossbows, the patented dry-fire inhibitor and 3-1/2-pound PowerTouch™ trigger. Can be ordered with or without one of TenPoint’s two patented cocking units installed, the ACUdraw™ or ACUdraw 50™. The lightweight UL TriLoc barrel, riser, Complete-Capture ultra-quiet limb pockets and Verton two-piece stock with adjustable fore-grip are fully double-dipped in Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity® camo pattern. Suggested retail $699 (more with cocking unit). For more information, contact: TenPoint Crossbow, Dept. FFG, 1325 Waterloo Rd., Mogadore, OH 44260; (800) 548-6837;



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