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Cover: July 2017

No one is arguing that summer is the best time to catch fish in the Carolinas, but no one is staying home, either. Learn which lakes fish best for summer slabs, and how to catch summer specks.

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Hunting

Beretta A350 XTREMA

The A350 Xtrema features a 28-inch cold hammer forged barrel made from Steelium, Beretta’s propietary blend of alloy, and uses the Optima HP choke system ensuring excellent patterning even with steel shot. The proven Beretta gas operating system with self-cleaning piston and cross tube magazine makes this gun super reliable with a wide range of ammo from standard 2¾-inch target or field loads up to the biggest 3.5-inch waterfowl magnums. Length of pull adjustments and drop / cast shims are provided to set to the shooter’s body type and preference.

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Hunting

Field & Stream Outpost XL 17’ Ladder Stand

The Field & Stream Outpost XL 17’ Ladder Stand is ideal for the larger-framed hunter or the hunter who appreciates more room. Made with D-Tubes for reduced flexing during the climb, the Outpost XL has a 300-pound weight capacity and comes equipped with a padded shooting rail that flips back out of your shooting lane. Its 29” x 23 ½” platform provides plenty of space for sitting and standing and the Ergo-Mesh seat and integrated backrest allows you to sit comfortably all day. PE-coated quick clips also minimize noise to help you remain quiet and concealed throughout the hunt.

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Hunting

ECHO1 Thermal Reflex Sight

The ECHO1 Thermal Reflex Sight from Sig Sauer-Electro Optics fuses the fast target acquisition and simplicity of a reflex sight with the latest in thermal imaging technology. This digital sight offers day or nighttime predator and hog hunting functionality while operating similarly to a conventional reflex sight during the day. The ECHO1 has eight different display modes, including “White Hot” and “Black Hot,” to enhance the display for optimal thermal image contrast against the background. Five default reticles also come standard with the ECHO1, but users have the ability to design and upload new reticles at SigOptics.com.

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Bass Fishing

Shimano Zodias bass rods

Shimano has expanded its Zodias (ZDS) bass rod line-up with three new models that are constructed for specific lure and situation use and feature Shimano’s unique CI4+ reel seat. The 7-foot ZDS 170M-G and 7-foot-6 inch ZDS 176M-G crankbait rods have longer reargrips for long-casting leverage, and include glass composite Hi-Power X blanks to give the rods the needed softer action when using crankbaits. The heavy power, 7-foot-5-inch ZDS 175H is ideal for braided line applications, especially when launching frogs into heavy grass.

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Hunting

Ameristep’s Tellus and Tellus Lite

Ameristep’s new Tellus and Tellus Lite portable chairs are ideal for not only ground blind hunting, but for any outdoor pursuit. They provide strong and adaptable seating that is easy to store, carry, set up and use. The Tellus Lite Chair has a solid 225-pound capacity, yet collapses down to a 14”x4”x4” package and weighs only 4.3 pounds. The standard Tellus Chair is rated with a 300-pound capacity, packs down to 15”x4”x4” and weighs 5 pounds. A carry bag is included with each chair.

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Fishing

Star Tron

The EPA is actively working to increase the amount of ethanol in fuel to 15%. If you have an engine that can be safely used with E15 fuel, Star Tron Enzyme Fuel Treatment will ensure that it burns even cleaner while restoring lost power. Star Tron is a multifunctional product that does more than “just stabilize;” it improves combustibility while also treating debris and moisture in fuel. Its alcohol-free formula also helps prevent corrosion. Star Tron works in all fuel, including E5, E10, E15 and Rec 90 ethanol-free gas.

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Fishing

MirrOlure C-Eyes Pro Series

One of MirrOlure’s best-selling lures, the Catch 2000, is now available in the C-Eye Pro Series. These lures feature natural clear 3-D eyes, contemporary fish-catching finishes and premium black nickel hooks. You’ll find the C-Eye Pro Catch 2000 in one of seven possible color options.

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