Plan to use my Remington 700 mountain rifle in 280 for mule deer. I'm gonna use some 140gr federal trophy bonded tip. Might get my 25/06 after a speed goat too. I really hope to get to WY this year. I will be using the bow here in KS
I have to complete setting up my new rifle. Got an Accumark .30-378, looking at Zeiss Conquest 6.5-20 with custom turrets and need to work up load (but will either be Accubond or Partition 180's). That will be for elk and if I get a leftover Muley tag (and MAYBE for antelope if I am successful in draw, but more likely W'by .25-06).
I got tags for turkey, a private land cow tag and am waiting to see on archery deer and rifle antelope. Will also get an OTC bull tag.
Will also be going to So. Texas for pigs, whitetail and hopefully a Nilgai.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...