Updated January 29, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Headlamps For Hunting

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This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in January of 2019. If you hunt or fish at night, you need a reliable headlamp to illuminate your way and surroundings while leaving your hands free for other things, such as reloading your weapon, building a fire, or attaching bait to a hook. Plus they are compact enough for easy transport without taking up much pack space. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best headlamp for hunting on Amazon.

10. Beloman 12000

9. Shining Buddy HL-103

8. Powercap Beanie

7. Cobiz CZJP006

6. DanForce 1080

5. Black Diamond Spot

4. Vitchelo V800

3. Black Diamond Storm

2. Streamlight BuckMasters Trident

1. Petzl Strix VL 40

Editor's Notes

January 28, 2019:

In order to be suitable for hunting, a headlamp has to exhibit a few properties. They need to be durable enough to withstand a lot of abuse and weatherproof, so a little rain won't cause them to malfunction. They should also offer a variety of lighting modes, from dim illumination to super bright spotlights.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on January 29, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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