As hunters we have many things in common, apart from the love of the outdoors, and one of those is we appreciate a good set of optics without breaking the bank. For a long time the age old saying of “You get what you pay for,” has been spot on when it comes to optics. Far too many hunters spend a small fortune on their rifle only to go ahead and slap some cheap optics on top, in the hopes it being just good enough to help the rifle do the trick.
It seems fairly simple to answer the question of “Where to shoot a kudu with an arrow”, but it may not be as simple as one would think. Of course in the heart or lungs of course, but while that is the perfect spot, there is still a little more to it than simply pulling back and sending an arrow through the kudu’s heart.
For some hunters, the greatest test of a hunter’s ability is going after a kudu bull with a bow. The ultimate goal of a bow hunter is to have the skill of getting in close and undetected, having the patience to wait for the right opportunity and then placing the arrow in just the right spot for an effective kill. Yet, none of this means much if the equipment used is not up to standard, and what could be more important than the one piece that makes that first initial impact, the broadhead?
You will regret not being prepared for hunting season as it only comes around once a year. You need to be ready for that moment when the kudu bull you heard two valleys over is now making an appearance from the thick brush just three hundred yards away from you. You have waited an entire year for this moment. Looking down at your .308 rifle, you are going to think to yourself, “Is my .308 capable of getting the job done?” Now let’s try and answer that for you.