I have two, one with open frame and one with closed frame. For target shooting I would recommend one with closed frame like the Rogers and spencer or Remington New Army, both in .44 cal. With stout loads and conicals you can use them for hunting too.
One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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