When I used to hunt I had no choice but to use binoculars, as I preferred peep sights on my hunting guns.
The only exception to that was a 4 power scope I had on my .22 for squirrel hunting. Even then I used binoculars for the field of view.
"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is in fact the most precious and valuable possession of mankind" -Theodorus Gaza
Baby Jesus cries when the fat redneck doesn't have military-grade firepower.