Video: The Crosswind Shot

Wind speed and wind direction will affect a bullet's path–and the wind at the target may be different from where you're shooting. Here's how to make that shot when it blows.

The speed of the wind, and it’s direction down range can significantly effect a bullet’s trajectory…and the farther out your shot is, the wind’s effect on your point of impact increases exponentially. You can adjust your scope for windage, but when the wind is not consistent, it’s not practical to continually make adjustments to your scope. Here’s how to make a rifle shot in crosswinds quickly and accurately.