First time for me on the forum. I live in Dallas, TX but have a lease in SE KS that I'm headed to a week from today. Can't wait! I noticed Jarot was in Coffeyville. My place is in Severy. Just curious if the deer had started any rut action yet. The day I arrive is supposed to be in the mid-low 30's so I'm banking on the big boys being wide open. Ya'll seeing any action yet near these parts?
Attaching a pic from my place this year and one from last year.
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...