Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
sportfish

ONE eye or TWO eyes

Recommended Posts

sportfish    1
sportfish

Last night I was shooting and I noticed I can shoot both ways. sometimes with one eye sometimes two. and I think thats why my grouping is all over the place mainly at 30-40yards. I steped up to 15yds and shot 2 with both eyes open and they were 2 inchs to the left of the (Contact Us Please). then I shot one with only one eye and it was dead center, so I shot a nother with both eyes and it shot left again so i figuerd I try one more with one eye and dead center of the other dead center -Robin hooded- @$#$$@ . So should I sight in for one eye or two? I think thats why last fall I shot to the left becuse on live game I would use 2 eyes for beter sight on the deer..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
metrojoe    0
metrojoe

This is an eye dominance issue. If you do a search of this forum, I'm sure you'll find a few posts on this topic.

Most everyone has a dominant eye. I shoot right handed, but I'm left eye dominant, so I have to shut my left eye to properly aim with my right eye.

The reason your arrows are grouping to the left is because when you have both eyes open your left eye takes over and you’re actually lining up the pin with your left eye.

There is plenty of literature on the subject. Google “Eye Dominance”.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
sportfish    1
sportfish

But I'm right handed and right I dominent. What would be best to train my self to do?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Cooter    0
Cooter

Both open

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Wensel    2
Wensel

if ya got 2 use 2 grin.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
delmuts    19
delmuts

since you are both righ thand and eye dominant, i would suggest shooting with both eyes open! you need to work at keeping the target in your main vission, and bring the sight into it.( it may be blurry at first, but you will be able to pick it out and place it against your target shortly!)they claim if you shoot with both eyes open, you will be more consistant , and you will have better depth perception. del

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
harvey lee    13
harvey lee

Del

You saying one should shoot with both eyes open? Maybe thats why I never hit any deer as I have been shooting with both closed. wink.gif

Seriously, I have shot with only one eye open for years but do believe you might be better off if you use both eyes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
96trigger    0
96trigger

I shot with one eye open for years. The biggest problem I had was losing the deer in my field of view when looking through the peep. Its really nice to see the whole target when you are in the woods at dusk or low light conditions. I can now shoot with both eyes open pretty easily and accurately. However, It takes some getting used to. Start aiming with one eye closed and when you have the pin where you want it, open both eyes. You will eventually train your brain to line up the sight with your right eye and you will shoot great and have a full field of view. I can now draw back and aim with both eyes open and I have been much more successful in the fall. This spring I put on a much larger peep sight and that also helped immensly. I swear my old peep had an eigth inch diameter. Good luck, do whats comfortable.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
delmuts    19
delmuts

yup! grin.gif one can be accurate with one eye, but having both eyes open does help depth perception, and gives you more pheriphial(sp??) vision! ( like when you pull back on a nice buck, and out of the corner of your eye you see an even BIGGER one coming IN! grin.gif) del

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Dahitman44    0
Dahitman44

One Eye for me as well.

I do like to look with both eyes until I am ready to shoot and then I focus with one and let 'er rip.

Hit

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Deitz Dittrich    4
Deitz Dittrich

I'm a 2 eyes dude... when you close one eye, you loose all depth preception...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Eric Wettschreck    0
Eric Wettschreck

I keep both eyes open. When I shoot bow, shotgun, rifle, it doesn't matter. I keep them both open. I don't know why. It's a habit, it works well for me.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • gimruis
      I went out for duck opener near Milaca and it was sweltering HOT.  It was even cloudy/drizzly for a portion of the morning and it was still unbearable.  The DNR needs to move all these major hunting season openers back a week.  Its pretty obvious that fall is getting hotter and hotter.  We got 6 ducks and 2 geese but so it was at least a somewhat decent hunt but that didn't make up for the fact that it was like hunting in Louisiana.
    • BriGuy88
      +1 on the Smooth Moves.  I installed them on my 1860 Ranger last spring and couldn't be happier with the performance in big water.  Lot's of adjustment and they do a great job of soaking up the rough stuff.  They are a little bulky compared to the other options, but I like the fact that they rely on a mechanical adjustment rather than air.  It would be interesting to sample them side by side in the same boat to really see if one is smoother than the other.  A friend of mine has the Wave Pro and he is happy with that also.  I was close to getting the air wave, but I'm happy I went with the Smooth Moves and would buy them again over the other two.  Good luck with your decision.  No matter which way you go, your back will be happy!
    • ZachD
    • ZachD
      Time for some force fetch training maybe?
    • Cliff Wagenbach
      I am still fishing mostly lindys with minnows but getting a few on jig/minnows also. We boated 13 walleyes and 7 jumbo perch this morning. Largest walleye was 21" . Most came out of 24' to 38' depths, close to rocks. Cliff
    • RoosterMan
      Fished Saturday morning and trolled my way a half dozen eyes including a fat 26” plus two giant smallmouth.  Went back out Saturday evening put the trolling rods down and went Jig rappin.  Caught another 6-7 fish including another nice 26+ that popped off as I fumbled to grab the net as it wallowed around next to the boat. Tricky bite for me.  Still managed my limit of nice 16” fish.  Fishing mainly rock transitions and rock structure in 16-22’ fow.   I will be back in two weeks for my final hurrah before heading west to the mountains. 
    • eyeguy 54
      I hate when that happens!!  LOL
    • monstermoose78
      I was going to go to my dads pond but my sister texted her friend is there so don’t come. Yep last time that will happen. There is one mad monstermoose! So I stayed home.
    • Wanderer
      One goose and one woodie so far today.  And will probably be our total count.  Saw plenty of birds but in a new spot we didn't have dialed in until the end of the morning flights.  
    • monstermoose78
      Awesome paceman!!! Great job getting the kid out!!