Hunting flashlights are one of the most basic yet powerful staples to keep in your gear arsenal. It doesn’t matter if you’re still busy field dressing after dark or getting a pre-dawn start to your day, a successful hunt is only achievable by having the best possible gear ready when you need it. Most hunters already know, a good hunting flashlight needs a great throw, should be very bright, and extremely durable. Here at Fenix Lighting, we’re committed to offering only the best lighting gear and we know that choosing the perfect product for your needs can be daunting. We have compiled a list of our best hunting flashlights of 2019 to help you decide which Fenix hunting flashlight is right for you.

What are the Best Hunting Flashlights

The best hunting lights are the LD30, the PD36R, the HM61R, the LR50R, and the HM50R V2.0. These lights are equipped with all the necessary features to help you on even the most strenuous hunting adventures. Count on them to be your most reliable lighting companion while throwing incredibly bright light.



Fenix LD30 flashlight
Our LD30 Flashlight is a favorite EDC among Fenix flashlight users. This flashlight emits a bright 1600 lumens and a long beam throw of up to 673 ft (205 m). What really makes this one of the best hunting flashlights is its tactical tail switch and the ability to quickly cycle through lighting modes with its side switch. The flashlight is also made with aircraft-grade aluminum and can be clipped anywhere with its two-position body clip.


Best Features:

  • IP68 rated, dustproof and waterproof underwater to 2m— capable to work in extreme environments
  • Powerful for its size and lightweight for every day carry
  • Ultra-thin optical lens for user-friendly illumination in outdoor activities
  • Raised mode switch— you can easily change modes, even with gloves on
  • Momentary on tactical tail switch for quick activation
  • Two-position body clip that allows you to carry the flashlight in a variety of ways


  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 4.3” (109mm)
    • Body: 0.9” (21.5mm)
    • Head: 1.0” (25.4mm)
  • Weight: 2.1 oz. (59g) excluding battery
  • Highest Brightness Level: 800 lumens for 1 hr and 55 minutes
  • Lowest Brightness Level: Eco Mode: 30 lumens for 70 hours and 30 minutes



Fenix PD36R Flashlight rechargeable


A bit larger than the LD30, the PD36R is unlike anything available in the market for its size, providing longer runtimes with its 21700 li-ion battery. This light delivers a maximum of 1600 lumens to an impressive distance of 928 ft (283m) making it one of the brightest in its category. Its USB charging port offers quicker charging and external battery level indicator makes it easy to be prepared for anything during your hunting trip. You can also easily carry this light however you like with its attached two-way body clip.

Best Features:

  • 4-hour fast charging with USB Type-C charging port
  • Battery level indication and low-voltage warning
  • IP68 rated dustproof and waterproof up to 2m
  • Two-way body clip to access lighting, right where you need it


  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 5.4” (136mm)
    • Body: 1.0” (25.4mm)
    • Head: 1.0” (26.4mm)
  • Weight: 3.0 oz. (85g) excluding battery
  • Highest Brightness Level: 800 lumens at 5 hours 49 minutes
  • Lowest Brightness Level: 30 lumens at 115 hours






This USB rechargeable hunting headlamp boasts a max of 1200 lumens and can shine light distances of up to 476 ft (145 m). The headlamp includes a detachable right-angle flashlight with a magnetic base & belt for hands-free use, making it a great tool for hunters that need a capable headlight as part of their arsenal. The HM61R is built tough, crafted with quality aluminum, making this wearable flashlight lightweight and strong enough to survive drops up to 2m.

Best Features:

  • Up to 300 hours of light on a single charge in Eco Mode
  • Powered by a 18650 (included) or 2 CR123A batteries and magnetic charging
  • Optional top headband for a more secure and snug fit
  • Impact-resistant to 2 meters
  • IP68 rated dustproof and waterproof underwater to 2m
  • Luminus SST40 white and red LEDs, with a lifespan of 50,000 hours.


  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 4.0” (101mm)
      Width: 1.8” (46mm)
      Height: 1.4” (36mm)
  • Weight: 3.5 oz. (99.5g) excluding battery
  • Highest Brightness Level: 2-hour runtime on Turbo mode over a distance of 476 ft (145 m)
  • Lowest Brightness Level: 300-hour runtime on Eco mode over a distance of 26 ft (8 m)



fenix lr50r flashlight



A high-performance flashlight, the LR50R offers a vast array of lighting options hunters will appreciate. The LR50R has eight lighting modes, including a strobe, turbo, and SOS function. With 12000 lumens in turbo mode and a maximum distance of 3117 ft (950 m), this flashlight is one of the most powerful Fenix flashlights. It is one of the best hunting flashlights due to how well it lights up large swathes of the backcountry. The LR50R can also be charged quickly via its USB-C port.

Best Features:

  • 4 Luminus SST70 LEDs with a lifespan of 50,000 hours
  • Strobe and SOS modes for emergency situations
  • USB discharging function, charge your digital devices on the go
  • IP68 rated dustproof and waterproof up to 2m


  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 6.42” (163mm)
      Width: 3.46” (88mm)
      Height: 2.36” (60mm)
  • Weight: 34.8 oz. (986g) including battery
  • Highest Brightness Level: Turbo: 12000 lumens for 1 hour and 50 minutes
  • Lowest Brightness Level: 50 lumens for 58 hours




The HM50R V2.0 is a tiny powerhouse, emitting 700 lumens maximum output, this headlamp features six output settings to meet your lighting demands. The small size and light weight of this headlamp makes it very easy to throw in your pack along with your other gear. IP68 rated, this headlamp is the perfect tool for hunting in unexpected weather conditions.


Best Features:

  • Cree XP-G3 S4 white light LED with a lifespan of 50,000 hours
  • IP68 rated dustproof and waterproof up to 2 meters
  • USB Type-C charging port for easy and fast charging
  • Comes with a reflective, sweat-channeling headband


  • Dimensions:
    • Length: 2.52″ (64mm)
    • Width: 1.42″ (36mm)
    • Height: 1.26″ (32mm)
  • Weight: 2.75 oz. (78g) including battery and headband
  • Highest Brightness Level: 700 lumens for 1 hour
  • Lowest Brightness Level: 30 lumens for 42 hours

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Investing in the right flashlight for your hunting needs requires careful consideration, but it shouldn’t be a daunting task. If you have specific questions about any of our products and their performance, feel free to contact us here or via our LiveChat on our website.

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