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One of the biggest improvements in riflescopes is the move to fully multi-coated glass. That means every piece of glass -- inside and out -- the scope is optimized with anti-reflective material, such as magnesium flouride, to increase the amount of light transmitted through each lense. In some scopes there might be 10 lenses, said Jon LaCorte of Nikon. Photo by Ron Sinfelt.

How Hunting Optics Have Improved

by Doug Howlett 1

Modern optics are light-years from the standards of just 10 or 20 years ago.
Today’s hunters have it made. But if you miss, there’s one less thing to blame it on.

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