So sad and a real tragedy, not only for the man, but for the boy that accidently killed him. I don't know how someone gets over something like this. I hope they realize it was an accident and I am sure the man would not hold it against them.
From what I saw posted later, it appears that the father, son, and a couple other people were riding around looking for pheasants. The boy, for some reason, has a round in the chamber, and when they stopped to get out, it discharged, striking and killing his Dad.
There is something about the look and feel of a bolt action rifle with a walnut stock that pleases me. Call me old fashioned, but the character of the rifle I choose to own is equally as important to me as how that rifle performs.
I’ll be the first to admit that the lack of weight in a carbon fiber stock is awfully nice when chasing elk in high country and that any synthetic could help a bit when mother natured decides to rain on your parade. My own preference, however, is to...