That is a great picture. The look on your daughter's face and in her posture is like, "come on sucker... you just try and pry this antler from my fingers!" She definitely looks a little possessive of it. And rightfully so if she helped you get that toad. That is a great looking buck. His front fork on his left side is tremendous. Really good looking. I think your advice is not just good advice for hunters in Idaho. I think there are a lot of guys that could learn that lesson. You are not going to drive a four wheeler into the middle of a herd of elk or deer that really like the sound of your engine and want you to put a bullet in their vitals. Your odds are only going to go up the further you get from the ATV activity.
Accuracy. What an incredible way to give yourself a true advantage.
Go to your club and get a bunch of guys together - and put a target out there at 250 meters. Break out the deer rifles and see who can shoot a decent group, even off of the bench, at this distance. I think you will be shocked at how few can do it.
So - with that in mind, I recently set out to try to develop a semi-custom rifle that I could afford and that would shoot - repeatedly - at MOA.
I started with a platform that I love...