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by Der Aulte Jaeger
Sat Jan 15, 2011 6:15 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Carp fishing with my youngest son
Replies: 9
Views: 2913

Re: Carp fishing with my youngest son

I've fly fished for Carp since the early 50s and rate them as one ot our top fresh water targets. In the UK and many other places, including here and there, these days around the US the Carp has a huge following, making it most likely tops on the list of fish being chased for sport around the world....
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Sun Dec 26, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Rifle Hunting - Big Game
Topic: Round chambered while hunting?
Replies: 52
Views: 13851

Re: Round chambered while hunting?

Looking back over this thread, the folllowing came to mind. Here in Wyoming as in several states you can carry a firearm loaded in vehicles as well as out legally. There is usually great care taken to point out to inexperienced hunters to unload the chamber and remove the magazine before crossing fe...
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Tue Nov 16, 2010 4:49 pm
Forum: Mule Deer - General
Topic: What would be your ideal time of year hunt?
Replies: 9
Views: 1836

Re: What would be your ideal time of year hunt?

I like the weather then for sure but it can be so hot it's hard to get game out without spoiling. Plus I have no interest in hunting velvet anything!! I do hunt with the bow, usually after meat deer or Antelope/Elk and that's a fine time to be out chasing them.
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:17 am
Forum: Shooting, Reloading, etc.
Topic: elavation effects?
Replies: 10
Views: 2992

Re: elevation effects?

Using MOA, altitude causes a change at about a rate of 1 MOA per 5000 ft due to thinner air. Barometer and temp also plays a part but significantly less than the altitude will. In short the bullet flies faster at altitude making your 06 shoot more like a 300 H&H. For shots right at that 300 yd point...
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Sun Nov 14, 2010 2:38 am
Forum: Rifle Hunting - Big Game
Topic: Aim Above or Below?
Replies: 16
Views: 6663

Re: Aim Above or Below?

Aim low in both cases. If the slope isn't much at all in either an up or downhill direction don't worry about it. http://www.firearmssite.com/shoot_uphill.htm I put this up for it's drawing whcih shows this clearly.
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Sat Nov 06, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: Mule Deer - General
Topic: What would be your ideal time of year hunt?
Replies: 9
Views: 1836

What would be your ideal time of year hunt?

Here in Wyoming the hunt for Mule Deer is essentially over by the end of October. :>/ What's your favorite time of year for hunting Mulies? When do the seasons run in your area?
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Rifle Hunting - Big Game
Topic: Aim Above or Below?
Replies: 16
Views: 6663

Re: Aim Above or Below?

I hope you didn't take away from what I wrote that one needs extra equipment, books, calculators, etc. (???) This is simple. Gravity is the issue! shoot the horizontal distance at targets above or below you which is normally going to be holding low. I have never met anyone who can accurately judge p...
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: Rifle Hunting - Big Game
Topic: Round chambered while hunting?
Replies: 52
Views: 13851

Re: Round chambered while hunting?

Count me in as a no most of the time. Chambered rounds are for when game is likely close or when actually spotted. I used to carry chambered but over the years wisdom and planning replaced enthusiasm and spur of the moment happenings. :-$
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:29 pm
Forum: Rifle Hunting - Big Game
Topic: Favorit shooting sticks???
Replies: 8
Views: 3149

Re: Favorit shooting sticks???

Bog Pod all the way but admit I haven't tried the Trigger Sticks. I did try others and found them far too flimsy in this great Wyoming wind! :thumb
by Der Aulte Jaeger
Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Rifle Hunting - Big Game
Topic: RIFLES+ME=CONFUSED.
Replies: 23
Views: 6270

Re: RIFLES+ME=CONFUSED.

Over the years, I played the Magnum game #-o and found as wisdom overcame the enthusiasm of youth, I prefer less recoil for several reasons including pain, noise, faster second shot and more. Recoil is easy to figure as it's basically bullet weight and the amount of powder versus the weight of the r...