I went on my elk hunt on the 20th of this month, didn't get a chance to shoot a big boy or a longrange shot. What I did get to do was shoot a small racked, medium bodied bull at 200yds at a full run. I missed on the 1st shot , then realized that I needed to lead him a bunch. Put the crosshairs on him then panned forward about a full body length and pulled the trigger. I watch him thru the scope do a full 360 degree roll and he landed flat out and decided to take a break from his run.
I was hunting in the White Mountains, about 20 miles south of Eager/ Springerville at approx. 9000 ft. It is hunt Unit #1 which is a trophy area but I didn't see any really big bulls
I was shooting my WinM70 338 WinMag loaded with 250gr Partitions. The bullet hit high, right thru the spine which accounts for the quick kill which happened to be just off the side of the road.
I'll try to post some pics, hope it works.
[ 11-24-2003: Message edited by: Wayne McD ]