More than once, I've heard tell of hunters compensating for what appears to be a very long-distance shot, who then missed because of it. And when I went on my first elk hunt, one of the guide's pieces of advice was to make sure I did NOT aim high. I have managed to avoid this pitfall over the years by knowing my rifles and having confidence in their ability, but many folks just don't know what their guns are capable of - or believe the game is farther away than it really is - and make the mistake of compensating when there's really no reason to do so. Read the article to learn more.
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