Recently I read a piece that suggested that shooting game (elk in this case) while they are relaxed results in more one shot kills (and less lost game) than when they are shot hopped up on adrenaline (agitated).
Relaxed meaning that you have stalked in on them and they are grazing away without a care in the world.
Agitated meaning you shoot them when they alert that something is "not right" in the immediate surrounding and are about to bolt. Or perhaps a bull comes over a ridge into your draw making his escape from another hunter, when the bull comes to a stop you tag him. Or of course you blew your cover and shoot at one as it makes its break.
In your experience is there any difference or does it even matter?
[ This Message was edited by: bitmasher on 2003-11-18 23:10 ]