The Dungeness elk herd is in Sequim,Wa. Named after Dungeness River whitch is near by.Herd is 80-100 animals.The big controversy is between the do gooders that have moved in from California who think they are cute and want them protected and the residents that are tired of the Elk eating all there rose bushes and farm crops.The Elk spend about 10 monthes a year inside the city limits in a no shoot zone so it is a hard hunt.Permit only.I was lucky enough to get a nice 6=6 bull several years ago that scored 3043/8.B&C.These are Roosevelt Elk.
Others have offered up a sighting of roughly 2 inches high at 100 yards as a good sighting scheme. In my own experience I have come to favor a sighting of 3.5 inches high at 100 yards. This allows for the individual to hold dead-on (directly in the middle of the top and bottom) the animal out to roughly 350 yards.
Magnum calibers such as the 7mm Remington and 300 Winchester will extend this slightly. At 400 yards I hold directly on the backbone of the animal. The drop at this range allows the...