Bullwinkle? Next he will write about how he took a 100 yard shot with a bow and dropped "bambi" in her tracks. Then, upon arriving to the scene of the kill he realized it was a complete pass through of the eyes.
Was this article a joke?
The moose are not the only "bull" in this article. It's a scientific fact that they have poor eye sight. It's odor (notice that giGANtic nose) and sound (huge ears in front of built-in satelite dishes) that give you away. Cheez-um. . how close does he expect to get while the moose stands there squinting, trying to recognize him?
And the .243 at 600 yards. . . even if it did happen, no responsible hunter/author should go telling everyone about it. I think it only encourages some other numbnut to try the same thing.
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...