Great news- New Gov is not only foxey(pun) looking-she is smart and folks like her- i was in AK for 2 weeks in march and met her husband and heard her speak a couple of times--Man the ANTIS love it- they get publicity- more money from bleeders- lawyers get rich-and chance to whine all over the place BUT i hope she and DFG wins.
Several Game Manage Units have been under predator control for the last few years. 16 where I live along with some of the other units will go under stepped up programs this year. The Board of Game finally approved ADFG to set rules to go after bears as well as wolves. Wolf control has been going on for the last few years now there population is coming down, however the moose calf population is also dropping . It, the moose calf, are below sustainable numbers here in unit 16. By liberalizing black bear hunting it is hoped the moose levels will return to older levels.
Others have offered up a sighting of roughly 2 inches high at 100 yards as a good sighting scheme. In my own experience I have come to favor a sighting of 3.5 inches high at 100 yards. This allows for the individual to hold dead-on (directly in the middle of the top and bottom) the animal out to roughly 350 yards.
Magnum calibers such as the 7mm Remington and 300 Winchester will extend this slightly. At 400 yards I hold directly on the backbone of the animal. The drop at this range allows the...