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Old 01-11-2012, 01:29 AM
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Wind judgement is so critical

Was lucky enough to draw a Black Bear tag in Nevada this year. I do a lot of pea icing at long yardage, so when a large boar was in the only place we could get a shot at him
I took a 722 yd shot at him trying to hit him in the head...wind was light but even though I got the distance correct I still hit about 10 inches out in front of him.
Lucky Bear...
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Old 01-11-2012, 02:39 AM
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Was lucky enough to draw a Black Bear tag in Nevada this year. I do a lot of pea icing at long yardage, so when a large boar was in the only place we could get a shot at him
I took a 722 yd shot at him trying to hit him in the head...wind was light but even though I got the distance correct I still hit about 10 inches out in front of him.
Lucky Bear...
I have no idea of what pea icing is but it doesn't seem to lend itself to being sensible.

A 722 yard head shot, or a head shot @ any distance, is a pretty low percentage shot.
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Old 01-11-2012, 03:49 AM
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I have no idea of what pea icing is but it doesn't seem to lend itself to being sensible.

A 722 yard head shot, or a head shot @ any distance, is a pretty low percentage shot.
Yep. Very low.
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Old 01-11-2012, 05:31 AM
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Re: Wind judgement is so critical

Well Roy I was also hoping someone would tell us what pea icing is?
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Old 01-11-2012, 12:45 PM
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Only thing i can come up with is that maybe he posted that on his smart phone and he tried to type plinking and might have spelled it wrong and so the phone auto corrected it to pea icing? The IPhone is bad about that. I sent a message to someone saying that I gave the coyote a sec (means second) before I shot it. It auto corrected sec to sex and so my text was sent saying.. I gave the coyote a sex before I shot it. The receiving party of that text thought it was quite hilarious.
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Old 01-11-2012, 12:50 PM
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Only thing i can come up with is that maybe he posted that on his smart phone and he tried to type plinking and might have spelled it wrong and so the phone auto corrected it to pea icing? The IPhone is bad about that. I sent a message to someone saying that I gave the coyote a sec (means second) before I shot it. It auto corrected sec to sex and so my text was sent saying.. I gave the coyote a sex before I shot it. The receiving party of that text thought it was quite hilarious.
Are the hides worth more if you have sex with the coyote before you shoot it? haha thats funny. If it were me id never let you live that one down
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Old 01-11-2012, 12:52 PM
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Are the hides worth more if you have sex with the coyote before you shoot it? haha thats funny. If it were me id never let you live that one down

Don't go knocking wild coyote ugly sex till you have tried it Mike.

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