The wonderful hunting opportunities in Wyoming are worth being prepared for. All too often, hunters visiting from out of town and locals alike bring an excellent rifle with an excellent scope or an excellent archery setup, but when the time comes to take that all important shot the bullet does not find its mark and either wounds an animal or misses completely. Why?
The top causal factors are:
- 1scopes not being properly sighted in
- 2nervousness (buck fever)
- 3ammunition/gun/scope unfamiliarity.
- 4insufficient practice
It is disheartening for your hard-working guide and even more disappointing for YOU as you invest your valuable time and money, and then in the moment of truth make a mistake that could have been prevented. We have a solution to help improve your odds! Pre-Hunt Shooting Instruction with rifle or archery.
Schedule an appointment for a private shooting skills tune-up before your hunt!
Each shooter is outfitted with electronic hearing protection and safety glasses. Next, your instructor will provide you with basic safety & shooting refresher instruction with our scoped bolt action .22 rifle to include standing, seated, kneeling, pack and shooting stick positions. We will discuss cheek weld, breath control, trigger press and of great importance, your natural P.O.A.
We assist you with our tools & knowledge as you ensure all screws and bedding bolts are tight on your rifle and that your scope is properly mounted. Then, with our instructors’ help, you will sight in your rifle. Once we have ensured your equipment is working as it should we then work with you on several drills to help reduce buck fever. You will be amazed at your improvement from our short time together and it is also a fun thing to do in Jackson Hole! These drills will help you set your own thresholds for deciding when a shot is doable and when more stalking is required.
You will need:
1. The rifle & scope with which you plan to hunt
2. At least 40 rounds of ammunition for your rifle
3. Any accessories you plan to use (bipod, shooting sticks, day pack, rangefinder etc)
Included in this package are targets, hearing protection, eye protection, water, shooting sticks, use of our smaller caliber rifles and ammunition for fundamentals and repetition, your private coach, range fees and use of our spotting scope.