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Old 01-23-2009, 04:44 PM
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Hey Guys, I am shooting my bow either every day or sometimes every other day. My question is I shoot at 10,20,30,35 yards. I am very good 2 inch group at 10 yards, 2inch group 20 yards, 5-6 inch group at 30,35. Are these good enough to kill a deer. I have been practicing for over 3 years, And I am hoping to take my first bow deer in the 2009-2010 season. I am shooting 50lbs will that kill a deer, and if so are there any tips I should know.
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Old 01-23-2009, 04:55 PM
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My best advice is shoot every day till you can't aim at the same target cause you're busting your knocks or you're getting robin hoods, and make sure you can do that out to 35 to 40 yards. Shoot shoot and shoot some more. Will a 50# draw kill a deer, the answer is yes. If you plan on using that draw weight I would make sure you limit yourself to 30 yards tops for hunting. Best of luck, keep shooting!
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Old 01-23-2009, 04:55 PM
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My Grandpa always said "If the arrows aren't flyin' the deer aren't dyin'"
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Old 01-23-2009, 05:02 PM
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Looks like your good to go to me! Remember its bowhunting, get em in close and put an arrow in the vitals and you have a dead deer! Good luck!
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Old 01-23-2009, 05:03 PM
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.243---first off good luck. Your 2 inch groups sound good out to 20 yards. 5-6 inch groupings are not considered tight groups so I would not shoot anything out past where you can't make 2-3 inch groups, closer to 2 inches. Ifyou can only shoot out 25 yards then so be it.Most of us shoot at that distance or less when shooting at deer. I wonder why your groups go from 2 inches at 20 yards to 5-6 inches at 30 yards.How are your arrows flying and when is the last time you bought new arrows?GOOD LUCK.
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