Welcome back buddy! I saw your post on the firearms forum and posted to you. Then, of course. I screwed it up and somehow got it posted three times. Are you still down near Bend or back in Washington? Good to see your name again!
I'm still working on the coyote's. Went out to a local rancher's place couple weeks ago and saw a pitch black coyote! Pigs took some what of a beating last week. The guy's that own Black Rock flew over the Wells Ranch and hazed them into Black Rock. Killed 11 of them. At least thats the story I got. About time to go back into the Borthwick ranch again. Found a lot of sign there but haven't found the pigs. maybe I need a plane!
Wind is one of the most crucial variables in any kind of big game hunting. It helps level the playing field between a hunter with a scoped rifle and the game animals being hunted. This is not novel information. Any hunter who has consistent success in the field knows this. I have tried a couple different techniques for keeping track of the wind. Here are a couple.
The most simple and obvious is to just stay cognizant of it. It is amazing how slight of a breeze you can sense if you just pay...