Originally Posted by jpattersonnh
when you pass 50, you get practical. All those old injures come back to haunt you. Ankles, knees, tendons, they all hurt in short order. You are not moving fast. I can toss a 6.75lb 6.5x55 w/ a 4x32mm scope over my shoulder and be just fine w/ having to get a little closer.
This is what I am talking about. You wind up doing a lot more tracking,
glassing, and stalking. Heavy rifles just don't factor in, anymore.