Last month, Zachary Marshall, Barry, and I went hunting in the Jichong Mountain Forest Park in Kunming, China. Jichong Mountain Forest Park is a beautiful and ecologically diverse nature reserve with rich wildlife and plant resources, making it an ideal place for hunting enthusiasts. As night hunting was involved, we chose the Chinese brand Wildguarder from Shenzhen and purchased their Owler1 night vision binoculars, which is a professional night vision binoculars that can clearly observe targets in complete darkness. Through this hunting trip, I tested the performance of this product with practical use and also got to know the local customs and local cuisine.
We rented an off-road vehicle in Kunming city and drove northwest along the expressway for about two hours to reach the entrance of Jichong Mountain Forest Park. We bought tickets at the gate and entered the park. There is a dedicated hunting area in the park, which requires advance reservation and payment of a certain fee. We had already booked a week of hunting time online and obtained a permit and a guide from the park management department.
We found a suitable camping spot in the park, set up tents and sleeping bags, and prepared some simple food and water. We decided to rest in the afternoon of the first day and adapt to the local climate and environment before starting our first hunting action in the evening.
We brought our Owler1 night vision binoculars, which is a very advanced night vision device with the following features:
- Can be used in both day and night, with multiple functions such as photo taking, video recording, and playback.
- Can observe targets in complete darkness, with the farthest night vision distance reaching 1640 feet/500 meters.
- Supports 20x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom, allowing users to zoom in or out of the field of view.
- 2-inch TFT LCD screen can display high-definition images and videos.
- 30mm objective aperture and 8°-68° field of view provide a wider field of view.
- 5W infrared light and 850nm infrared wavelength provide a more powerful night vision effect.
- Powered by 8 AA batteries, it can work for about 6 hours continuously.
- One USB interface and one HDMI interface can be connected to a computer or TV for data transmission or playback.
- One Micro SD card slot can store pictures and videos.
- It comes with a neck strap for convenient carrying and use.
We use this night vision binoculars to easily search and lock onto targets in the dark, and then shoot with our hunting rifles. We mainly hunt small animals such as rabbits, pheasants, and wild ducks, and occasionally encounter larger animals such as wild boars and deer. We record our location, time, targets, and results every time we hunt, and take some wonderful pictures and videos with the night vision binoculars to share and reminisce when we go back.
We spent a week at the Jichongshan Forest Park, every day filled with excitement and fun. We not only enjoyed the thrill of hunting, but also appreciated the beautiful scenery of the park, such as dense forests, clear streams, unique rocks, and colorful flowers. We also met some friendly and hospitable locals and tourists, who chatted with us about local customs and historical stories, giving us a deeper understanding of the place.
Of course, we didn’t forget to taste the local cuisine, such as Guoqiao Mixian, Yunnan Mixian, Flower Cake, Chinese Bacon, and Hot Pot, which all satisfied our appetites. We also bought some local specialties and souvenirs, such as Pu’er tea, Yunnan Baiyao, silverware, and embroidery, as gifts to take home.
In summary, this hunting trip brought us many rewards, not only exercising our bodies and wills but also broadening our horizons and minds. We are very satisfied with the Owler1 Night Vision Binoculars, which is a high-performance, easy-to-operate, and beautiful-looking night vision device and a must-have for hunting enthusiasts. We strongly recommend this product to all night-time activity lovers, believing it will bring you unexpected surprises and joy.