While Black Bears are arguably one of the most popular animals to hunt, they are also one of the most difficult animals in North America to accurately field judge. At a distance, it’s easy to make any bear appear big when you first look at them.
In North America, there are three primary subspecies of elk: the American elk (Cervus canadensis spp.), which grow the largest antlers; the Roosevelt’s elk (Cervus canadensis roosevelti) of the coastal areas of the northwest, which are the largest bodied elk; and the smaller tule elk (Cervus canadensis nannodes) of the valleys of central California.
If you’re reading this, you’ve likely experienced or heard about an all-too-familiar scenario. You’ve waited for this moment all season long. A big buck you’ve been filming, tracking and hunting suddenly appears just …
A well-known pitfall with high-end friction-based triggers is their performance in harsh environments. You would be hard-pressed to find a serious hunter or competitive shooter who does not have a story about their trigger going down at the wrong time due to contamination.
Clients, other outfitters, and local hunters always ask me how I get it done in an area that I haven’t hunted before or know anything about. I usually don’t go into depth…but I will give you some inside information as to how I tackle the unknown, and usually come out heavy.
I want to systematically explore air pressure topics so that we all have common nomenclature and a basic understanding of measurement and reporting systems. We will start with a general discussion of air pressure, definition of terms, measurement devices, and then finish with some alternative ways to use pressure data when calculating ballistics.