I should of added that my friends problem with the SPOTS was in canyons with tree cover, but if you are going to fall down and break a leg can you pick your spot to do it?
One thing that you can do it contact your wife like my brother in law does. He will call her every couple of nights on the cell phone. He might have to drive a few miles to find a signal but he'll do that just to let her know that he is OK.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...