Choosing the Right Hunting Optics and Using Them Effectively With Mark Boardman

April 6, 2022 By: NDA Staff

With so many different optics and specifications to chose from, whether it be binoculars, rifle and shotgun scopes, or spotting scopes, it’s no wonder consumers are easily confused about what to choose for their needs. In today’s episode, we try to take the mystery out of the process while providing a few pointers for success in the field along the way.

Nick and The Doctor visit with Mark Boardman, from the marketing department at Vortex Optics, and you won’t find a better breakdown in less than an hour of what optics are best for a given situation. In addition, Mark provides a lot of helpful advice for use in the field from his personal experience that we know you’ll find valuable. Vortex Optics is a Sponsor Level supporter of the National Deer Association.

Also in this episode, you’ll get to hear how The Doctor pulled off the latest B-Team endeavor and ended up doing a walk with a forester on his New York property wearing tennis shoes. We also talk a little turkey as seasons haves started in several states and are about to in many others. Finally, don’t forget to send your “Ask NDA Anything” questions our way in time for our next episode. You can send your questions to

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