So much for the Night before Christmas's prancing and pawing of each little hoof, how about the night before Christmas roast, ribs, and steak! Yum! I'm making myself hungry and have to settle for beef roast tonight for the big family Christmas dinner.
I like beef. I really do. But it just doesn't come close to good wild game that you harvest and preapre yourself. That makes a meal that is infinitely more satifying to my palate or maybe its just more satifying to my soul and brings the palate along for the ride.
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...