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Author Topic: Shots NOT to take.  (Read 3131 times)

Offline hawghunter65

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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2011, 01:10:44 PM »
good info and read tat hunter

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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #16 on: September 08, 2011, 04:18:15 PM »
Good advice here!! @--0--0136


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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #17 on: September 09, 2011, 08:57:29 AM »
thanks for the info good stuff
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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #18 on: September 09, 2011, 03:21:19 PM »
Good info thanks
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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #19 on: September 09, 2011, 04:20:25 PM »
You are right, they are common sense but I have seen some DUMB things happen in the woods.
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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2011, 04:26:23 AM »
Good reminders...I am sad to admit my first deer with a bow was the straight down show.  I believed it was gimme.  However, after a long tracking and no deer I realized maybe it wasn't such a good idea.  I found the deer a week later.  Only to claim it because of the top half of my arrow was among the remains.  That has been many years ago and was a good lesson learned.

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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2011, 09:40:56 PM »
Good reminders! Thanks for the link!
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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #22 on: September 15, 2011, 09:10:03 AM »
some of them would not even be a good shot with a rifle. to bad more folks did not use a bit more common sense when deciding on if to take a shot
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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #23 on: September 15, 2011, 03:21:46 PM »
Good read! Thanks for the link!
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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #24 on: September 17, 2011, 07:56:45 AM »
Great article and pictures.  I have one to add as well....Don't shoot beyond your personal consistent effective range.  Too risky to miss the vitals and wound the animal.  And I know, it could be tempting seeing a big buck only about 7 - 10 yards beyond your personal effective range but not worth the chance.  If your consistent effective range with your bow is at 30 yards then limit shots at game to 30 yards, etc...!
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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #25 on: September 17, 2011, 09:49:04 AM »
Good read and a good point from JALA, Thanks
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Re: Shots NOT to take.
« Reply #26 on: September 19, 2011, 08:40:06 AM »
We can all use a good reminder from time to time. Learning never stops. Good read!! %^$^
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