If you want to become a smashing hunter you always need to keep on upgrading your gun hunting skills so that you can perform the best and make the optimum use of your practice and knowledge. Here are some of the points which will help to boost your gun hunting skills.
- Focus on your practice
Focus is one of the main qualities of a good gun hunter. Your mind gives you a startup for good shooting. Dry shooting can be as priceless as a bucket of waste. Whenever you practice your shots you should give your best for that. Always go for hunting only when you feel that your mind is concentrated enough to target good shots never go for gun hunting when your mind is not focused because it will lead you to failure.
- Positioning yourself
The best positions while hunting with gun is crossed leg, crossed-ankle, with your tent-like knees. Try to ground your heels totally and spread yourself favorably.Center of gravity is reduced when you are in the position of crossed legs. But crossed ankle position has much more pace and is a smooth one but you should lean forward, having flat part of your elbows on your knees. While kneeling you find your gun swinging from 3 to 9 o’clock which you will have to counter by twisting your left foot parallel to your right one which should me around 45 degree of angle to the target.
- Zero right
Before you start hunting see that you are in your initial position of hunting. The impact of the bullet if it is shot towards the sky creates vibrations. Even if the gun is in bone-supported positions it can dip.
Do not set your gun to much towards the ground. The bullets strike 2 to 3 inches higher.
In light do not increase the gap between the slight-line and arc for shooting high.
- Know your limits
For making an effective shot the shooter must consider weather conditions also which are wind, animal presentation and distance. A professional shooter must shoot only if there are chances of a deadly hit.
Hunters must make a small mark on the body of the target where he will hit. If the animals are shot while running then such shots are the best shots.
Therefore, know the moment when you can hit the target, focus your gun and go for it.
- Hit only when you are ready
Think before you fire. Always wait for a chance which is closer to a successful hit. Take your position properly and arrange your body in such a way that the gun directly points towards the target. In case you want to fire off-hand make sure that the target is forthcoming. Holding the gun for a prolonged time tires the hunter and it may start shaking. So be very careful while firing.
Once you have shot, do not move. Position yourself properly and then hit the animal.
The steps mentioned above are effective if followed properly. Every hunter must go through the steps properly in order to make a successful hit most of the time.