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#3318352 - 08/10/13 04:28 PM Mr Big and others
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How do you read the wind on long rang shooting. If on the rang I try to use flags but out in the hunting I try to find something between me and the target. Is this about what you do?
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#3318405 - 08/10/13 05:18 PM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: KPH]
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it is really hard to do in the field,,and the main reason to not shoot,,if there isnt any trees or weeds to read from,,mirage is a good indicator,
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#3318440 - 08/10/13 06:04 PM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: mr.big]
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Yep, trees, weeds and mirage is about all you have in the field.
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#3318608 - 08/10/13 08:34 PM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: paincave_2000]
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I'm not a great shooter like Mr. Big, but out west shooting prairie dogs, a 100 yard shoot is very close. I have had several hits around 500 and 600 yards. I use the grass way out there. But out there the wind is like 20 mph all day, witch is a steady thing and its not that bad.
good luck
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#3318664 - 08/10/13 09:11 PM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: remke]
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 Originally Posted By: remke
I'm not a great shooter like Mr. Big, but out west shooting prairie dogs, a 100 yard shoot is very close. I have had several hits around 500 and 600 yards. I use the grass way out there. But out there the wind is like 20 mph all day, witch is a steady thing and its not that bad.
good luck

The greatest thing about P-dog shooting is every shot id different. One year I was shooting them with a 22 mag at 200 yds. with a 20mph wind now that was fun but you are right most of our shots are out there at 500 plus.
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#3320061 - 08/12/13 09:24 AM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: KPH]
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prairie dogs with a 12 gauge is fun too
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#3320114 - 08/12/13 10:33 AM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: Deer Assassin]
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 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
prairie dogs with a 12 gauge is fun too

not for me
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#3320371 - 08/12/13 02:33 PM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: KPH]
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just drop the shot low the buck shot will flip the out of the hole

or we would use parachute cord and catch them with it buy using a noose over there hole and when they stick the head out bam got them
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#3320721 - 08/12/13 08:02 PM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: Deer Assassin]
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shooting pd`s to me would be different,,if you miss judge the wind at 500 you will be tracking a wounded deer,,with pd`s you can spot your miss and adjust and shoot again,,
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#3320756 - 08/12/13 08:21 PM Re: Mr Big and others [Re: mr.big]
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 Originally Posted By: mr.big
shooting pd`s to me would be different,,if you miss judge the wind at 500 you will be tracking a wounded deer,,with pd`s you can spot your miss and adjust and shoot again,,

If you have never done it you should, It is the greatest thing a man my age can do with his pants on or off.
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