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#3037464 - 11/17/12 09:40 AM Neck shots
tn droptine
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What do you guys prefer for shot placement during rifle season?

I've heard that a neck shot will take a deer down where it stands so no need for a tracking job (may try this on some property that I have permission to hunt that is only about 10 acres to prevent a wounded deer from travelling onto adjoining properties.

Normally I just shoot for the vitals, but have noticed that sometimes you may need to track for a while.
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#3037468 - 11/17/12 09:47 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: tn droptine]
30-06 type of guy
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If you know ur sights are good id go for the neck shot ive shot one in the head an after 5 or 10 mins got back up an ran again
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#3037472 - 11/17/12 09:52 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: tn droptine]
waynesworld
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Head and neck all that I have seen have droped in the tracks or rolled them if they were running
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#3037474 - 11/17/12 09:58 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: waynesworld]
cecil30-30
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I like neck shots.if I have a steady rest,i'll take one everytime.
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#3037475 - 11/17/12 10:02 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: waynesworld]
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What is it about the neck shot that drops them? Spine and nerve damage? Do they die instantly with the so called dropped in there tracks neck shot? Or does it just render them unable to move and they suffer for a while until they bleed out?
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#3037478 - 11/17/12 10:04 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: TRIGGER]
cecil30-30
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All of the neck shots i've taken has been DOA..No kicking,fighting,or follow up shot needed.
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#3037491 - 11/17/12 10:20 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: cecil30-30]
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I aim for the vitals always and have dropped all my deer in there tracks. But a neck shot is all my paw paw takes and they all drop to. So i think either way your good.
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#3037514 - 11/17/12 10:43 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: deerhunter10]
encore06
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I killed a doe Thursday with a neck shot at 40 yards. DOA
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#3037529 - 11/17/12 11:00 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: encore06]
muddyboots
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High shoulder for me.
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#3037532 - 11/17/12 11:02 AM Re: Neck shots [Re: muddyboots]
JA1234
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I shoot all does I shoot with me rifle through the neck... I shot one in the head one time.... I will not be doing that again on purpose.
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