Shooting a rifle on the firing line in competition and shooting one in the field are two different things. If you don’t agree, this article is aimed at you.
By J. Scott Olmsted, Editor in Chief
Imagine you’ve saved a year’s worth of overtime pay to book the elk hunt of your dreams. On day one in the Rocky Mountains you’ve stalked within range of the bull of your dreams. You’re in the sitting position, like Dad taught you when you were a kid. The wind is buffeting the muzzle of your rifle, and it’s a bit of a poke, but you’re confident you can hit the vitals of the 6×6. You squeeze the trigger … and you miss.
“That’s hunting,” you say. “I’ll get another chance.”
But what if you don’t? Read this article…