I have a buddy who will be traveling overseas instead of hunting this year and isn't really that interested in it anyways. We got him a Remington semi-auto .308 at a gun show and it shoots pretty good. I'll try to contact him and get back to you.
Location: From Grand Junction CO, stationed in Arizona
I ended up getting a rifle for him yesterday. We picked up a weatherby vanguard .308 in the youth model. Topped it with a Nikon pro staff 3x9 glass. More money than I was planning on spending but that’s ok because I will be able to put the adult model stock on it as he grows up.
Historically, hunting has been a sport that has been predominately participated in by men. There have been notable exceptions, of course. Eleanor O’Connor, wife of the famous hunter and outdoor writer, Jack, traveled with him and hunted in many parts of the world, taking her share of game, including some exceptional trophies. Not as well-known to hunters today were Martin and Osa Johnson of the early to mid-1900’s. Together they traveled to many places that seemed extremely exotic and...