We have selected a new winner for a Surefire flashlight, Brad Duncan of Manitoba. He wrote a great story about predator hunting on the Manitoba prairie. You can read it here: Predator Hunting on the Manitoba Prairie
Note: we still plan on switching to Slingstix for a while in the near future.
Wind is one of the most crucial variables in any kind of big game hunting. It helps level the playing field between a hunter with a scoped rifle and the game animals being hunted. This is not novel information. Any hunter who has consistent success in the field knows this. I have tried a couple different techniques for keeping track of the wind. Here are a couple.
The most simple and obvious is to just stay cognizant of it. It is amazing how slight of a breeze you can sense if you just pay...