Hi,im new to the forum and to hunting.My first hunting trip is coming up in august.Im hunting impala and still deciding if the second animal is warthog or blesbok.
Welcome! I bet you will shoot more animals than you think on your first trip!
What more advice can you guys give me?
Shannon the distances you shoot from are usually restricted by the hunters shooting ability (marksmanship) not just the game and terrain.
If you can shoot accurately at 50 yards that is the distance you should use. If you can shoot longer distances with consistent accuracy then go ahead.
Also, a motivator for accurate close in shooting is the fact that, if you wound game you are going to pay for it anyway.
Get stealthy and stalk in close its more fun and challenging.