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What is the longest that you have shot a deer/would shoot

Old 06-14-2004, 03:31 PM
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How many yards was your farthest deer hit? How far would you shoot?

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Old 06-14-2004, 06:30 PM
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an antelope one shot clean kill at 425 yards (rangefinder).

I would do that again. I did it standing with no support, so I would feel very secure repeating that.
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Old 06-14-2004, 08:13 PM
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for deer probly around 25 yards is the futhest kill for squirel around 69 yards with my 22 if i could see better i would shoot further
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Old 06-15-2004, 08:53 PM
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In perfect conditions 30 at deer but I would rather it be more like 20.
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Old 06-16-2004, 10:34 AM
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Man i have taken so many robin hood shots its hard to keep up with, but there is one i will never forget. It was a moment i shared with a 9pt buck i had seen after he snuck up on me while bowhunting a small grass feild i call the football field because thats the size of it. I had taken a friend of mine to this honey hole and that was a mistake, because this kid move so much you would think he had a never ending pocket of ants. Well needless to say he is fidgeting around and out of the corner of my eye as we sit against this oak tree there he was a beautifull 9pter, well he sensed something was wrong because i already turned to my friend and told him if he moves i will leave him here in this feild forever[:@] I think he knew what i was referring to,lol. By the time i had turned my head he bounced outta sight. So the following weekend i opted to hunt the same place before opening gun season came and someone else tag my buck
With the rut winding down, i knew if he was going to look for a doe he was going to look for her in that field where they feed in the morning.
I made my way to the field that was an 45 minute walk from the truck after dropping my other friend who knows how to hunt at his deer stand. I got my seat against the same oak tree i was sitting against before, and placed my bow in my lap, patienly waiting. At 9:30 i heard the most unrealistic grunt i have ever heard i thought it was another hunter letting out a burp from under his toe nails![X(] Lol. I looked up the football field and here come at least 10 does trotting right in front of me and there he was head down grunting like a pig! All i saw was rack his g-2 was 10 inches long and it stood out like a sore thumb. As he began to get closer one of his does had spotted me and was getting nervous, he stopped 50yds out, by that time i was shaking like my friend who had the pocket full of ants and couldnt sit still, lol. I said to myself "oh well, here it goes" knowing the does would bolt as soon as they seen me move and i would only have about a second to let the arrow go and he moves his body before the arrow could get to him. I let it fly! The arrow penetrated him right in front of his ear and dropped him like nothing i have ever seen, i thought i was imagining things cause i couldnt see him anymore the grass was knee high i thought he just jumped outta that field into the woods!. I knock another arrow and began to look and there he was a perfect head shot at 50yds!! My friend couldnt beleive it, neither could the people at the check in station, i have alot of pics of it i will try to upload them for ya. Sorry so long i got carried away, lol. God Bless
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Old 06-16-2004, 10:40 AM
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HEY LES, YOU BETTER GET SOME BETTER GLASSES FOR GOOSE SEASON!!!
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Old 06-16-2004, 11:05 AM
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Deer- 475 yrds 7mm mag ran less than 30 yrds

Depends on the shooter
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Old 06-16-2004, 11:28 AM
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My longest shot on deer was 220 Yds (stepped off). Got a nice 8Pt with my 6.5X55.

I'm comfortable shooting out to 250 Yds; however, most actual shots on game have been 150 Yds or less.

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Old 06-16-2004, 11:54 AM
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not sure exzactly how far...but it was atleast 150yds out.....did that standing...only support was a tree i had my elbow on...a fence stopped me from getting a good rest.....id take one out to 250-300yds maybe farther...depends on the conditions and how im feeling......if im not feeling the shot im not taking it......most of my deer shots are 20-50yds.....but this year im practicing out to 200+ just to be safe.......and doing big drives with my buddies we get a few long shots occasionally....like mine last year....that one was far for around here......
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Old 06-16-2004, 06:42 PM
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Whitetail 215 yards
antelope 300 yards
bow deer 31 yards
farthest would i shoot? gun - 350
bow - 500 yards

j/k bow 35 yards
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