logically the smaller body would feel the recoil less because the less mass of the shooter, the easier it is for their body to move.
the heavier shooter would not move as much from the recoil makeing him absorb way more of the energy. this is the reason you feel more kick when in prone vs standing. when standing the rifle only has to move the mass of your upper body, but when prone it is pushing against the length of your body or your whole mass instead of half. then comes into play how soft you are (fat vs muscle)
One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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