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.
Wind is one of the most crucial variables in any kind of big game hunting. It helps level the playing field between a hunter with a scoped rifle and the game animals being hunted. This is not novel information. Any hunter who has consistent success in the field knows this. I have tried a couple different techniques for keeping track of the wind. Here are a couple.
The most simple and obvious is to just stay cognizant of it. It is amazing how slight of a breeze you can sense if you just pay...