Every deer I have taken has been with a gun and some kind of optic.
Whether rifle, handgun, or MZ, they all have optics on them.
Thought it might be cool to go deer hunting with a rifle and just use metallic sights. I have access to plenty of spots to hunt where shots are 100yd max.
My lady is a decent shot with a shotgun but does NOT do well with pumps.
Got rid of the Mossberg 590 and upgraded to a Benelli M4
Amy does much better with it, since she is used to her semi auto skeet gun.
As far as that whole racking thing, I always kept the 590 chamber loaded and ready to...
Wow, that was a long time ago!
I did kill a couple of doe with that combo.
Neck shots, both instant kills, as you can imagine.
I ended up selling my 338 to a buddy who was moving to Colorado.
I miss having one!!!
Am fortunate to have access to several apple orchards for rabbit hunting privileges.
My go to gun is my Beretta White Onyx 686 in 28ga. I have Briley extended choke tubes and usually use IC in the bottom and LM in the top. My preferred load is the Fiocchi Golden Pheasant #5 load
Went up the 14th to the Baldwin, MI area for the opener on the 15th. Forecast was for nice cool temps with SOME snow on the way.
The 15th came and we got a little bit of snow. Didn't see much opening day. Few pileated woodpeckers, chickadees, and 2 squirrels. No deer. My dad...