Two days into a goose hunt outside of Hecla, South Dakota, we were sweating both figuratively and literally. Unseasonably warm and still conditions had combined with a bright moon to keep most birds grounded, and uninterested in feeding in sileage fields.
The Big Boy Color Case Hardened Side Gate is a smooth-cycling lever gun, and the action is a masterpiece. When properly maintained and oiled, this beauty will offer reliable performance for years to come.
Success rates in general elk units hover in the teens. Such a dismal success rate may be disheartening, but committing any number of cardinal sins can feel even worse. Here’s what not to do to tag a bull this fall.