Thanks a lot. If successful I look forward to posting my adventure and photos on this forum. I really like the idea of hunters helping hunters and if I can close the deal on this "once in a lifetime tag" I would love to give any help to the next lucky person to draw!
I must admit that I have missed a big game animal with a rifle. And not only was it a bull elk, it was the largest bull that I have had in my sights with a tag in my hand. But, as with most "missed shot" stories, I have an excuse. Moisture doesn't really ever bode well for hunting equipment. When moisture (either rain or snow) gets into a firearms barrel, nothing good takes place. A couple rain drops down there can change the point of impact drastically and a barrel jammed with snow after a...