Sako Opening Day!

Discussion in 'General Sako Discussions' started by Bernie’s Dad, Oct 31, 2021.

  1. Old Hippie

    Old Hippie Formerly known as bloorooster

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    I have my choices narrowed down…L57 Deluxe, 308win..#1 (fair weather gun)..Grendel SRT 20, .308win.. #2 (rain and snow)..AV Fiberclass..25/06 rem.. #3. ( hell or high water)


    For doe or meat conditions … .Tripledeuce and 22-250 will be fun!

    bloo
     

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    douglastwo Well-Known Member

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    I've tried that Stone. It doesn't work. It's like when the wife and I go to a restaurant, I have intentions to order something different but when it's my time to order I always order the same old thing.
     
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    stonecreek SCC Secretary Forum Owner SCC Board Member

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    I'm the same way when it comes to food. And considering that my wife is very narrow-minded and doesn't want me trying out other wives, about the only variety that comes my way is in shooting different rifles. She has long-since acquiesced in my having a variety of rifles rather than a variety of women.
     
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  4. misako50

    misako50 Sako-addicted

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    Dad- I did that for years because I never wanted to use my .308 for a "coup de gras" shot, so I used a 22Mag. Then, a gent I was hunting with told me it was against the law to possess a under powered firearm during big game seasons. A bit later in the day, I asked him how he knew this. He told me he was the county sheriff!
     
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  5. Old Hippie

    Old Hippie Formerly known as bloorooster

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    I carry a 1911 when bow hunting..for bear..but when rifle season is in I feel no need to. Open carry here in WV..or concealed..don’t matter. Everybody’s packin’

    bloo
     
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    Carry this in grizz - black bear, wolf and cougar country, maybe a little over gunned for some but it comes with high confidence.
     

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    Unclekax Well-Known Member

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    Opening day NYS southern zone 0338A279-7EC3-4298-B4A0-BC0959EB2C0B.jpeg
     
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    Congratulations. Nice buck. I hunt in plaid, too.
    What did you shoot him with?
     
  9. Unclekax

    Unclekax Well-Known Member

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    With apologies to “Sako only” hunters
    I was using my 7600 that was a gift from a great friend that was hunting with me today.
    Tomorrow morning the A III .270 workhorse goes out for some deer management work.
    They are both special in my eyes.
     
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    bigcountry4me Well-Known Member

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    Way to go Kax !!
     
  11. gowyo

    gowyo Sako Junkie

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    Evening before closing, lots of bucks looked at before he took this buck, his first Muley. 100 yds, downhill, with his M591 .243. 100 gr. Ballistic tip through the neck.
     

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  12. stephen novick

    stephen novick Well-Known Member

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    Here in Pa. I prep my area where I know the “edges “ of wood lots and fields. When the “Red moon comes” I’m ready . The red moon has nothing to do with color. Except blood. I’ve learned over all my years of hunting. That a Mature Buck will NOT ever leave his sanctuary. Until that moon is directly above my head. It’s the gravitational pull that gets them moving. So I check on my phone when that moon will be up in my Zip code. Then (4) days before. I have a grapevine that I wire tie to an overhanging branch. (3/4) of an inch. No bigger. Then apply “Smokey’s orbital eye gland lure on the tip-off vine .
    Exactly at a mature bucks eye level. The Mature buck in the area will be there. And so will I.
     
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    stephen novick Well-Known Member

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    If you like to read. Google Gene Wensel “Wicked Wicks” Do what he says. I did. (9) of my last Bucks all on Smokey’s Pre Orbital. Best kept secret.
     
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    stephen novick Well-Known Member

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    Good luck! Have fun
     
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    Tripleduce don’t tell anyone our secret lol
     

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