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Old 02-19-2013, 09:34 PM
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Mirage and wind direction

Down here in south texas its getting warm and sunny and my love/hate relationship with mirage has resurfaced. I commonly shoot across farmland where there is a severe lack of trees so mirage is a welcome sight on some days. I read across some things that said there were studied techniques to determining wind direction as well as value from mirage, and i was wondering if anyone could share their experience on this?
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:25 AM
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Re: Mirage and wind direction

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Down here in south texas its getting warm and sunny and my love/hate relationship with mirage has resurfaced. I commonly shoot across farmland where there is a severe lack of trees so mirage is a welcome sight on some days. I read across some things that said there were studied techniques to determining wind direction as well as value from mirage, and i was wondering if anyone could share their experience on this?
I have used mirage for reading wind with some good success. I have found it most difficult to shoot with a heavy mirage on full boil. I usually try to wait it out or change my scope power settings.
This gives a pretty good explanation:

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Old 02-20-2013, 01:13 PM
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Re: Mirage and wind direction

Thanks grey fox, that was a good video.
Im actually looking for more on determing the wind direction from mirage, but i appreciate the input
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:19 PM
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Re: Mirage and wind direction

This is my current cheat sheet for wind reading.
Notice the difference in wind speeds as stated in video. Another difficulty in learning to read mirage. Lol
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