The first time I called in a bull I thought I'd awakened Godzilla! Bang, Bang, thrash, crash, grunt, grunt, grunt, Repeat! I had put some cow scent near a wallow in the evening, and then returned at dawn the next morning to call.
Get a big bull fired up and you'll be amazed at their strength! ............until they're close to being in range or seen, then you could hear a pin drop, but not them as they try to wind you.
I'm not sure if it's to prove their size and prowess, or suitability as a mate, or to establish dominace of the cow calling in case there are rivals around? I'm not sure, but boy howdy, it'll get your attention!
Yes it will get your attention! It's very exciting to watch this huge animal come to your calls, head swaying back and forth, drool pouring from its nose while he's grunting. He demands your attention!
Jim Zumbo, Craig Boddington, Ron Spomer and Wayne Van Zwoll are all solid contributers to the modern hunting literature. Through their gifts (both hunting and writing) they make us better hunters. Whether it is letting us learn from their mistakes or by teaching us new techniques,they help us harvest more game. But I suggest looking to the oldies, the fathers of the outdoor writing craft, to learn tricks that you might have not used.
I chose to shoot the 270 winchester because I grew up...