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A Complete Guide On Choosing A Hunting Torch

A Complete Guide On Choosing A Hunting Torch

Nov 24, 2021, 10:00:00

Choosing a hunting torch is no different from choosing a tactical torch. Both take high performance as the primary consideration. However, other functions are also important, especially when you want more successful hunting action, choosing the most suitable hunting light is worth the money.

First of all, a hunting torch requires the following features of a tactical torch:

  • Bright yet durable LED

  • Excellent projector or reflector

  • Daunting light output and brightness

  • Sophisticated circuit design and high capacity battery

  • Reassured runtime

  • Highest waterproof rating

  • Sturdy aluminum alloy body

  • Reliable temperature control system

  • Intuitive switch

  • Compact charger

Even if a hunting torch meets all the criteria we mentioned above, still is not enough.

Because what we're about to share is more important.

Hunting is an intensive outdoor activity, requiring multiple functions as well as night vision.

Therefore, it's necessary for a qualified hunter to possess a whole set of hunting equipment.

Long Beam Distance To Reassure Ample Illumination

spotlight beam

The brightness and output of a flashlight aren't just a number. It means the actual range of illumination a flashlight can provide. Only a hunting torch with a sufficient beam distance can guarantee a further view when needed. Usually, a beam distance of 1640 inches(about 500 metres) is more than enough for a normal hunt. But when you are shooting animals in an open field within a car, it takes at least 3200 inches (about 1000 metres) of beam distance.

White Light Is For Illumination, While RGB LED Is Specifically Made For Hunting

red, green, blue light for different use

A hunting torch usually emits a cool white light, which is great for nighttime illumination or self-defense.

However, if the targets were animals, white light would distract the hunter. That's when you need to shift the light into red, green or blue.

Red Light For Aiming And Location (Mounted On A Shotgun)

red beam

When going hunting at night, hunters often place the hunting torch under the shotgun for hands-free illumination. The red light emitted from the torch not only preserves the night vision but also makes sure animals won't be scared off. Also, going with the gun sight, the hunting torch is able to help aim at targets more precisely. By that, it greatly improves the chances of a successful hunt.

Green Light For Attracting Animals' Attention And Hiding

green beam

Normally, the wavelength of green light is narrow. So when animals see the green light, they turn to look straight at it rather than be spooked by it. Hunter will make use of this and further confuse the animals. That's why a hunting torch with green light is ideal for filtering. It can help hunters hide more discreetly. Also green light is a better option when you need to walk through the forest with a low-intensity light.

Blue Light Helps Discover The Animal's Blood

blue beam

Do you know that people couldn't look directly at blue light? Because it will blur your eyes. However, blue light helps you discover the blood on the floor or leaves when you need to track an injured animal. Because of that, you can locate your target animals in no time.

Which Light Is Best For Hunting?

hunting deer

Deer can see the blue light, or even the ultraviolet light. But they are rather sensitive to white light and yellow light. 

The ideal hunting lights are, red light and green light. The orange light will also do. 

That's because deer consider these colours as grey colour and won't be scared off by them. 

While boar can identify the blue light, it's not easy for them to detect colours from either green or red spectrum. Though boars hardly notice red light or green light, they will be attracted and then move towards the brighter areas. 

So, red light or green light can be used only to direct their movements.

Hunters always use red light, as most animals won't identity this specific spectrum.

Introduce Olight's Hunting Torches 

Javelot Pro 2

Javelot Pro 2 is an ultra-bright long-distance light, can be handheld or mounted.

It's great for hunting, search & rescue, and many other outdoor activities.

For Javelot Pro meets nearly all the criteria we mentioned above.

With a high-performance LED and deep reflector, it provides an unparalleled output of 2,500 lumens and a beam distance of 1,050 metres.

It also adopts a replaceable battery pack(two 5000mAh 21700 batteries), and can be easily recharged via the MCC3 USB magnetic charging cable. So that its max runtime can reach 12 days.

Did I forget to mention that Javelot Pro 2 has an IPX8 waterproof rating?

Apart from many other accessories, Javelot Pro 2 kit also comes with colourful filters to meet your hunting needs.

Want to buy Javelot Pro 2 at a cheaper price? 

It's up to 45% off now on Black Friday Sale. (Click HERE to the product page of Javelot Pro 2.)

Javelot Pro

Javelot Pro is a dual switch LED flashlight.

It delivers a max output of 2,100 lumens and a beam distance of 1,080 metres.

Javelot Pro adopts Olight's signature versatile tail switch, which could function as a tail switch, a charging port as well as a connection port for the magnetic remote pressure switch.

With a bezel diameter of 63mm, a high capacity battery pack(two 3500mAh 18650 batteries), and a convenient charging system as well as intuitive operation, Javelot Pro is an ideal illumination tool for hunting, search & rescue.

Javelot Turbo

Javelot Turbo is an ultra-beam distance flashlight.

It inherits most of the great features of Javelot Pro, yet also brings in some new updates. 

For example, the beam distance has been furthered from 1,080 to 1,300 metres.

The two 5000mAh 21700 battery pack replaces the previous two 3500mAh 18650 battery pack.

The signature 3-in-1 tail switch has been raised a little, just to enable a more smooth tactical operation.

Warrior X Turbo

Warrior X Turbo is an extreme-distance tactical light.

Though having a compact size, it is able to deliver a max output of 1,100 lumens and a max throw of 1,000 metres.

It can run as long as 12.5 hours.

Simple yet aggressive design asserts its tactical identity.

A magnetic tail switch can be served as the connection port for the magnetic charging cable and the magnetic remote pressure switch.

With great performance and rich accessories,  Warrior X Turbo is your ideal lighting tool for hunting, search & rescue,, and law enforcement.

Want to buy Warrior X Turbo at a cheaper price? 

The grey camouflage version is currently up to 40% off on Black Friday Sale. (Click HERE to the product page of Warrior X Turbo Grey Camouflage. )

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