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.
Being a bowhunting I've always been fanatical about scent control. Whether it's sprays, carbon clothing etc. I've tried it. The best thing that I have found for eliminating human scent is Betadine. It's been used in hospitals and homes for decades as a defense against infections on minor scrapes and burns. It can typically be found near the pharmacy in any of the major "one stop shop" stores, and a bottle will last multiple hunting seasons.
Before every hunt possible I...