Whenever I watch shows about deer hunting I noticed allot of the hunters use shooting sticks . For long range shooting they appear beneficial and was wondering if anyone uses them while hunting the woods of PA? They seem cumbersome would think that by the time you set them up for a shot the shooting window would be lost. Any comments?
I hunt a lot of field edges because of my wheelchair, so a few years ago I bought a pair made by "Stoney Point" they're pretty light weight, extend to 60 inches and retract to about 24 inches. There great for sitting or standing shots. I use them a lot for ground hogs and foxes as well as deer and turkey. (Sprayed em camo of course)
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I have used homemade sticks for woodchucks. For deer hunting I've used the BiPod Shooting Sticks I bought years ago at the Eastern Sport Show. I think they're great for walking, and for sitting -- they anchor to your hip and make a solid triangle support -- rifle, shooter's torso, and sticks.
"When you put a buck on your wall, it links you to those guys who painted the walls of caves." --Me.