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What was your longest kill shot?

Old 09-12-2009, 04:43 PM
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I was just thinking about how far I am comfortable shooting a deer and wanted to hear some stories about some long shots. Try to block your fisherman instincts and try not to embelish. I am comfortable practice shooting at fifty yards, but I have never killed a deer past 30yds. I have never really needed to shoot any farther than that, it always seem like they are either 30 or closer or 75 or farther. I have heard of people shooting and killing deer at 70yds. but I don't know if I believe that. I know my brother can stack em up at 60yds. shooting at a foam target with his Switchback. C'mon give me some good stories!
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Old 09-12-2009, 05:37 PM
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30yards for me.
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Old 09-12-2009, 05:47 PM
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Not a deer but I took my caribou at 60yds.
Clean double lung shot.
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Old 09-12-2009, 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by 98Redline View Post
Not a deer but I took my caribou at 60yds.
Clean double lung shot.
Wow that's awesome, what set up are you shooting.
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Old 09-12-2009, 06:19 PM
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I've taken 2 deer at 41 yards and one at 42.
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Old 09-12-2009, 07:21 PM
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I hunt thick woods maybe 20 yards is the longest 7 yards was the shortest
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Old 09-12-2009, 08:04 PM
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I've been tempted to throw an arrow out at a deer at 50 yards, but I don't have the confidence in myself making a good, clean kill shot. I prefer the deer between 12 and 20 yards, but I wouldn't hesitate to shoot one out at 35-40 yards if I had a broadside or quartering away shot with a clean flight path for the arrow.

Its all up to the shooter and how comfortable they are with their equipment.
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Old 09-12-2009, 08:44 PM
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I practice out to 60 yards but my longest shot on an animal was 32 yards right in the heart. Deer died at 45 yards.
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Old 09-12-2009, 08:45 PM
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47 yard whitetail
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Old 09-12-2009, 08:46 PM
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Took a hog at 46...
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