Lion hunting, now that is a dream hunt. I think lion hunting is one of the best possible hunts that a person can do. Amazing animals. I think they rank about buff, elephant and leopards. I mean they are the king of the jungle. How many times have you hunted lions?
Maybe I'll hit the lottery one day and go lion hunting.
Okay, I'll take the heat for this, since I posted first, but I think his trip has come and gone. i didn't look at the date of the post until later and I think he left in 2009 so he is probably back by now
ha ha. Are you guys still waiting for a reply from this poor guy. I am sure that as a moderator he is just laughing that we are wondering how is hunt went from a year ago. I would not mind knowing how it went though. If you're there Kevin than you should let us know how your hunt went. I would love to see pictures or even a video if you have them. If I ever hunt lions I will make sure that there is video of it. That is something that I would not want to forget.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...