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Re: Shot placement on deer!
« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2022, 09:10:50 AM »
Shot my big buck this year through the throat patch, he was bedded with sage obscuring his body. Under 100 yds


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Re: Shot placement on deer!
« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2022, 11:05:29 AM »
I prefer behind the shoulder. I like shoulder meat. I prefer to not take hard quartering shots because you are forced to sacrifice a shoulder. However, I also take the shot I'm given if I don't have time to wait. I have shot a number of animals in the neck the last few years with predictable results. However, the neck is a small target and I have seen animals not die from neck shots.
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Re: Shot placement on deer!
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2022, 11:15:38 AM »
I really like a neck shot inside of 50 if the situation is right. Right behind the shoulder for anything else.

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Situation has to be right, but agree I like the neck shot best.
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