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Old 01-08-2009, 11:07 AM
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Here is the situation:

You are in your stand and a nice 8 point buck comes cruising in. He stops at 25 yards but some of his vitals are behind a tree branch. The only open vital to your vantage point is the liver. Do you shoot or pass?

Also this would be your only shot opportunity on the deer.
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:10 AM
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Easy. Pass.
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:12 AM
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I would pass as well Rory. I am curious to see what everyone else would do in this situation.
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:13 AM
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:13 AM
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I want a good shot at the vitals or I pass.

I passed a 160-170 buck at 12 yards last year because the shot was not there.

I also had a friend that shot a 200+" Buck in the neck this year because it was the only shot he had. He hit the jugular, Dead Deer.

I still wouldn't take that shot

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Old 01-08-2009, 11:22 AM
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right now i say pass, but in the woods i dont know what i would do...
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:31 AM
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Here's a pic of the 200+" buck. I cropped the shooter out because I didn't want to post his pic.

It really was an Awesome Buck, and he is a 300 class shooter, so who am I to question his shot selection.

He killed the Buck!


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Old 01-08-2009, 11:32 AM
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ORIGINAL: 07tomkat

Here is the situation:

You are in your stand and a nice 8 point buck comes cruising in. He stops at 25 yards but some of his vitals are behind a tree branch. The only open vital to your vantage point is the liver. Do you shoot or pass?

Also this would be your only shot opportunity on the deer.
No brainer, pass
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:32 AM
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Pass. I'd pass on the neck shot on that buck pictured too.
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Old 01-08-2009, 11:37 AM
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Pass. I'd pass on the neck shot on that buck pictured too.
Me too Christine!!but I shook his hand a gave him congrats. He said he was aiming at the jugular and that's where he hit.

I told him I wouldn't have took the shot. I don't think he cared!![8D]

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