What is the trail carry?
Considering this, what is the trail carry good for?
The trail carry uses one arm to carry the firearm, leaving the other free for balance. The cradle carry rests the gun across your forearm and elbow. The hand easily secures the firearm by grasping the stock. It is a comfortable carry that reduces arm fatigue.
Likewise, what is the elbow carry? Elbow or Side Carry. Tuck the firearm under your armpit and allow it to hang across your elbow, keeping the muzzle pointed at the ground in front of you. This carry has the least muzzle control. Use it only when no one is in front of you and there is little or no brush to catch the barrel.
Also question is, when should the trail carry be used?
As with any carry, always consider muzzle direction with the shoulder carry. Trail carry — With the trail carry, the firearm is gripped in one hand allowing the other to be free. This carry should only be used when hunting alone or when others aren't in front of or to the side of you.
What is the shoulder carry?
Shoulder Carry. Hold the stock, and lean the firearm against your shoulder with the muzzle pointing up. It works well in high brush, but is not secure.