Red Dot sights are an incredibly important tool in the serious hunter’s arsenal. Red Dot scopes are particularly favored by hunters for their visual superiority when keeping eyes on your prey. For the best shot you can take, Red Dot scopes are preferred by novice and expert hunters alike—with the right calibration, these scopes make taking down the big and small game a sure thing.
The following is a list of the Top 5 Red Dot scopes on the market that is ideal for hunters.
1. Bushnell Trophy TRS-25 Red Dot Sight Riflescope, 1 x 25mm (Tilted Front Lens)
Available in both Black and Realtree APG Camo, Bushnell’s popular Trophy Red Dot Sight Riflescope (TRS-25, 1 x 25mm) has a tilted amber front lens that uses reflected light create an accurate red dot for ideal sight. This is unlike conventional riflescopes as the red dot sight is positioned off-axis—this angle allows the light generated by the battery-powered LED light inside the unit to be reflected back. This aiming reference is what makes the modern red dot sight so easy to use and extremely popular among hunters.
This scope by Bushnell uses a 1 x 25mm (1x power and 25mm objective lens) red dot for easy target acquisition and has a 3 MOA, dot-reticle. The Amber-Bright high contrast lens coating creates the red dot that is reliable for a perfect hunt.
The optics are the highest quality and feature HD clarity of the world around you. The materials are tested extensively to ensure quality and durability. The 3 MOA red dot sight has 11 brightness settings and unlimited eye relief.
Included in this purchase is Realtree APG camo-clad protective case that is tough, durable, and camouflaged as not to stand out. The scope is battery powered and includes a CR2032 battery as well as a protective lens cover to keep the amber lens safe from scratching and debris. The scope itself only weighs 3.7 ounces and measures 2.4 inches long.
Depending on the color chosen, you can buy this Bushnell red dot sight.
2. Vokul Tactical 3-9x40mm Illuminated Rifle Scope with Red Laser & Red Dot Sight of Red / Green Reticle Mount
Vokul has created a five-starred laser and red dot scope that features protections and superior construction that is ideal for all hunters. With a high-optical clarity at 3-9 times magnification and a 40mm objective diameter, this detachable red dot and red laser scope allow for fast acquisition at close quarters and quick moving targets.
The Reticle can be illuminated in both red and green as well as in multiple brightness intensities. With high-quality construction and design, this aluminum constructed sight with the hard anodized finish is durable and reliable for extensive outdoor use.
This Vokul is waterproof, shockproof, and fog-proof, with compact red laser sight with the switch. The red holographic dot is perfect to capture fast moving targets such as deer, and the red laser is detachable for hunters who want to fly under the radar. This weather and shockproof scopes are 20 ounces in weight and larger than your typical scope at 12.5” x 3” x 3”.
However, while larger than some other more compact sights, this Vokul tactical rifle scope is the perfect attachment for expert hunters. It contains a type 5 MOA brightness control as well as a 22mm aperture for superior sight. This Vokul uses a CR2032 battery, which is included with your purchase.
3. AIM Sports Red Dot Sight with 4 Different Reticles
AIM Sports is a brand that offers hunters a cost-effective alternative to more expensive scopes. The AIM Sports Red Dot sight has 4 different reticles and works just as well sights that cost two to three times as much.
This popular scope features a durable anodized aluminum and is waterproof as well as shock-proof. It contains an open red dot sight with elevation and wind adjustments. There are 4 different reticle patterns to choose from and 7 brightness settings.
AIM Sports features a 1x magnification, 24 x 34 objective diameter, 33mm objective aperture, 3-inch length, and is only 4.2 ounces in weight. This lightweight and compact red dot scope is easy to carry in your hunting pack or simply mount it on any standard weaver rail base.
4. Field Sport Red and Green Reflex Sight with 4 Reticles