Nice job on the hunt! Pretty cool to stick an elk on your first trip out in 7 years. I liked the self portrait too. I've tried do self portraits before and they always turn out pretty bad. Have a great deer season too.
And thanks for your service too. I really appreciate your sacrifices to protect my freedoms.
Well, I just have to say...I feel like I've really been blessed this year. I shot my first archery bull elk and my first rifle bull elk this year! Both 5 points! I'm a real believer in the BDC from Nikon and premium bullets. It went through his front shoulder and down through the entire body cavity at 575 yards!
There it sits. Alone and forgotten in a desk drawer or maybe in the bottom of your hunting pack. The lowly compass. Primarily initially replaced by the hand held GPS and now even by the new “smart” cell phones that include GPS, electronic compass – even real time imaging on aerial maps! Once the friend of every hunter and now the companion of few. It is not glamorous or glitzy, that is for sure… no bells and no whistles. Aaaaah, but let’s not rush to forget our...