Once an animal hits the ground, there are a few things you’ll need to take it from “in the round” to ground round. Read on as we go over the tools of the trade, when to use them, and where they make sense to get your big game animal from the field to your home or butcher shop, in a manageable form for final processing.
Fast, efficient, effective and a true lone wolf, Cody D’Acquisto consistently kills big whitetail bucks with a minimalist approach that would make most modern hunters embarrassed of their kitchen-sink-filled packs.
“Speed kills”. Says right on the ammo box sitting adjacent my amber-hued glass as I type. True, yes. But knowledge is power, and with a desire to shoot precisely at longer distances, knowing your velocity is as deadly as speed itself. Simply put, you can’t shoot long range (accurately and consistently) without a verified and consistent velocity.
Over the course of time, the phenomenon of growing antlers has fascinated humans. This is for good reason, though. The process by which antlers grow is truly mind boggling when we slow down to consider the steps an individual buck or bull must go through to produce a set of antlers.
How did you get into hunting? For me and my family, it is all thanks to my Grandpa, Art. Grandpa decided to pass it down to my dad, who passed it down to me and my siblings, and now I am passing it down to my two-year-old son. What if my Grandpa Art decided to not share his hunting heritage with his kids? We would have exponentially grown into a bunch of non-hunting families.