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1500 Yard Prairie Dogs By Ernie Bishop

 
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Old 09-07-2010, 09:41 AM
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Re: 1500 Yard Prairie Dogs By Ernie Bishop

Lou,
Your post is very gracious-Thank You!
Shooting from your vehicle at those distances is pretty impressive.
I know I have been privileged to have access to open areas, and have the time to experiment.
The 6BR is a nice cartridge.
I am glad you have not allowed physical limitations to keep you from shooting.
Ernie

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Ernie I have learned so much by reading your articles, I will never ever be able to even try the distance you shoot at. In the East there are very few places where one can shoot 1000 yards. The area is so built up compared what it was like years gone by and I was alot younger and could get around which I can not do now due to a disability. I have a permit to hunt from a vehicle so I have my window set up for a sort of plat form where I have sand bags and I can position my self to where I can shoot. around here a 500 yard shot is long. Reading so many of your articles I got into pistol shooting my favorite being my 6BR 16.25 Ott 1" diameter Barrel on an Encore frame with a very light trigger and a 6-18 Mach 2 Leupold rifle scope. With this setup I have shot many Ground Hogs the longest shot being in the neighborhood of 550 yards. Your articles give me a sense of being there with you. Keep writing those articles so people like me can enjoy your sport through your articles. Thanks so much Lou
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Re: 1500 Yard Prairie Dogs By Ernie Bishop

Great article Ernie! Thank you for sharing your experiences with us.
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