Preparing for the Taxidermist (August 2005 feature article)
I got my ram on Aug 30 last year. We were hunting by pack frame and it took us 4 days to get us and the animal to an airfield and then to a cooler. Central Idaho. Once I got to the animal - nothing else mattered except the cape and the meat. Vigilance (and about 3 lb of salt) paid off. I'm looking at my ram mount now on the wall. It can be done. Thanks for the info.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...