If one can’t place a shot in the vital zone with a particular cartridge, then that cartridge is irrelevant. However, if one can place a shot a good shot with several cartridges, then cartridge selection becomes pretty important.
I might have fallen in love with a folding knife… one that could be the best folding knife for hunting.
Take a list of available cartridges, filter out those whose ballistic capabilities are insufficient for the application, and sort by preference. That’s how I match my cartridge to the hunt.
Depending on how a deer is processed it can yield quite a bit of meat. Two small whitetail spikes yielded enough to fill about half of a 7 cu ft chest freezer.
It’s easy to get caught up in the moment while hunting and forget that with every shot comes some additional processing and taxidermy expenses.
While lots of mistakes were made and lessons learned, a few deer were harvested and lifelong memories were made.
Are you ready for deer season? I am. Or maybe I just think I am. Either way, the wait is over.
Odds and ends to maximize safety, efficiency, and personal comfort during the hunt.
Equipment to make a successful hunt a safe one.
Everything one needs to successfully harvest a deer.
I recently purchased a new bolt-action rifle chambered for the 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge and some…
The 6.5mm Creedmoor cartridge has been around for some time now. It’s been the all…