I've been looking into a 30-06 rifle for some time, and I've been looking at the Venture for a while, and was wondering if it's worth the cash. I would be getting it with weather shield the all weather protector.
Thompson Center makes very fine firearms. I am also interested in a 30-06 and possibly in a Venture as well. I guess I haven't picked one up to know if I would like it. I say if it feels good in your hands and the price is right than buy it because you can't go wrong with a TC. I own a TC Omega muzzleloader and love it.
I have a T/C Venture in 22-250 and I love it. Great acuracy for the price. Ventures had a recal so check the smith and wesson web site to see if yours needs done or is after that. It could be new old stock so check the S/N. The Venture is comparable to the Ruger American. Good no frills accuracy at a working mans price.
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...