Wind judgement is so critical

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Terry Scott, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Terry Scott

    Terry Scott Well-Known Member

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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...
     
  2. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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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.
     

  3. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    Yep. Very low.
     
  4. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    Well Roy I was also hoping someone would tell us what pea icing is?
     
  5. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  6. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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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
     
  7. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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

    Just sayin :D:rolleyes:

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  8. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    not knocking.. only inquiring, sounds like a good time...:rolleyes:
     
  9. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Just my poor attempt at a joke Mike.

    Jeff
     
  10. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    Oh he doesn't let me forget it. I thought I was safe because I knew the coyote wasn't going to be telling anyone haha.
     
  11. shortpants

    shortpants Well-Known Member

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    I think I just pea iced myself! That was hilarious!
     
  12. Tikkamike

    Tikkamike Well-Known Member

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    i know ... my reply was an even poorer attempt to be funnier than you
     
  13. Bravo 4

    Bravo 4 Well-Known Member

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    Double post, chalk another failure up to the cell phone!
     
  14. Bravo 4

    Bravo 4 Well-Known Member

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    I agree!:D
    Gotta say, that coyote was screwed either way!

    Terry,
    I practice a lot of head shots on iron maidens, but find that animals move their heads more then any other part of their body.