Is right around the corner. My buddy is getting a .52 cal knight sighted in for me this week and he will be totting a brand new .52 knight w/ thumbhole that he recieved from Tony Smotherman a couple weeks ago. This will be my first time to ever shoot a smokepole. Any tips/pointers. Also, what should I prepair for hunting wise with there being no moon and it getting close to the peak of the pre-rut?