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You Call The Shots IX

Old 12-13-2006, 08:09 PM
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Weapon:.30-06 w/ Iron Sights
Range:80 yards
Conditions:Morning; Clear
Winds:Heavy 15-18 mph / Left to Right
The Scoop: You have been waiting him out for some time. He was down in a valley bedded and just came up the ravine. There is a stiff wind to think about. It is early morning, so you may havea few more stalk oppurtunities. He is a nice one though.


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Old 12-13-2006, 08:15 PM
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With Iorn sights and heavy wind........I will hold and try to stalk closer for a better shot. Sorry if I am to conservative for one's liking.
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:17 PM
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I would pass the shot. My eyes aren't what they used to be.
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:19 PM
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80 yards on iron sights is pretty difficult I would imagine, I would prolly try to sneak around for a shorter distance shot if at all possible
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:21 PM
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that's pretty stiff for me. i think i'd pass.
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:25 PM
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Personally, i love iron sights and i think i could easily make that shot
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:38 PM
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I would have to pass on that shot. Too far away without a scope.
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Old 12-13-2006, 08:40 PM
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80 yards with a 30-06? Even with iron sights and some wind, that's a doable shot. I'm pulling the trigger aftermaking aslight adjustment to account for the crosswind. He's down, no doubt.
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:09 PM
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i'd account for the wind and send one in his direction. I'd be eating well.
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Old 12-13-2006, 09:18 PM
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That is my story Sunday, the last day of deer season in Kansas exceptI had a 30-30, I passed the shot and have been ?ing myself since. My guy did not stop though he just walked right along a tree line right out of my life.
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