Tomorrow's the day! I have a feeling we will be reading a good report!
I took my son out on Saturday morning and we got to watch a nice little buck chasing a doe and two yearlings around. I spotted them at 580 yards away and they came to within 350 yards. Another 150 and he might have had a chance!
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...