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Where do you aim?

Old 08-25-2003, 08:18 AM
Join Date: Feb 2003
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Default RE: Where do you aim?

I aim for the exit hole or where I want it to be! The lower third of the vitals. This way if he/she " jumps the string" , the first reaction is down. They will drop their entire body depth in a flash. This reaction causes most hunters to think they shot high.I saw an article once about the speed needed to " overcome " this reaction. Now i know that you can' t believe all you read but they calculated a bow speed of like 600+ fps is needed to beat a deer to the punch at 15 yds. I shoot the same setup for 3D as hunting (300+) and have had low aimpoints end up high vital hits at under 20 so I can see the reasoning.This seems to work for me.
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Old 08-25-2003, 12:08 PM
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Shoot' em in the heart.

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Old 08-25-2003, 12:24 PM
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I guess when I talk " Normal" hunting distances, for me that has averaged out to be about 13 yards. I have yet to see one even come CLOSE to getting out of the way from that distance........a few have tried........all have failed.
I can relate to that!

I almost always aim for the heart, and usually hit there. There is always the exception, but most of my shots tear up the heart. A good majority of the areas I hunt are on the edges of clearcuts and it' s very thick.....the more blood on the ground the better when trying to track into clearcuts. Heart shots give the best volume of blood and very rapidly.
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