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#3144901 - 01/29/13 10:47 PM Distance?
74MOPAR
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My longest shot ever was this year,right at 220 yards,that was pushing it for me. What are you comfortable with?
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#3144920 - 01/29/13 11:03 PM Re: Distance? [Re: 74MOPAR]
deerhunter10
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Registered: 08/21/12
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Loc: maury county tn

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400 yards but I practice like crazy and the conditions must be right. but I bow hunt mostly and with that its 60 practice practice practice. but I very rarely have to take a shot over 200 yards if I hunt with the rifle. I like them up close and personal. that's a pretty good poke there. what caliber were you using?
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#3144925 - 01/29/13 11:05 PM Re: Distance? [Re: 74MOPAR]
catman529
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Registered: 11/10/10
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I have only been deer hunting about 2 years. with my gun my longest was about 50 yards, dropped in tracks... then her fawn at 40 yards about a minute later, also dropped in tracks (took me by surprise). With the bow, the longest was probably 20 or 21 yards. I much prefer close shots with both gun and bow. My favorite shots with the bow are 10 yards and less (I made 3 this past season - 5, 7 and 10 yards) and I like em within 30 yards or less with a gun. I just like having deer up close, gets the adrenaline pumping more. On the last day of season, I was hunting with ImThere and had to watch him shoot a big doe at least 200+ yards across a field because my gun won't shoot that far and I couldn't hold his gun steady enough to shoot. Doesn't bother me, I would rather stalk up close or have them come up close to me.
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#3144937 - 01/29/13 11:17 PM Re: Distance? [Re: catman529]
74MOPAR
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It was 30-06,I was at a buddy's spot. Normally cant shoot over 100 at any of my spots. Havnt got to kill one with my bow yet...
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#3144940 - 01/29/13 11:20 PM Re: Distance? [Re: 74MOPAR]
deerhunter10
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as soon as you kill one with your bow it'll ruin you! its like nothing else in this world! even a doe will get you tore up!
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#3144947 - 01/29/13 11:27 PM Re: Distance? [Re: catman529]
TNRazorback
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Registered: 11/28/11
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Loc: Tipton County, TN

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Primarily hunt woods from a climber, longest shot this season was 75 yards with Remington 700 BDL 30-06. Not many shots that far to be had where I'm hunting, but I'd feel good about it with that rifle 200 yds+ given a clear shot.
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#3144948 - 01/29/13 11:27 PM Re: Distance? [Re: deerhunter10]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: deerhunter10
as soon as you kill one with your bow it'll ruin you! its like nothing else in this world! even a doe will get you tore up!
yes, I love killing does with my bow, actually I love killing any deer with my bow, even fawns \:D
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#3145079 - 01/30/13 05:38 AM Re: Distance? [Re: catman529]
tickweed
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Registered: 11/25/09
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328 yds rifle
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#3145094 - 01/30/13 05:55 AM Re: Distance? [Re: tickweed]
mathews338
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Registered: 11/05/09
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455 yds is my longest but I would rather have them up close if I can. killed 6 deer this year, 3 with a bow. the combined distance of the 6 was just under 90 yds.
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#3145106 - 01/30/13 06:01 AM Re: Distance? [Re: mathews338]
DEERDOWN
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killed six deer this year with a bow farthest was 25 yds killed a few with the muzzleloader farthest was 40 yds.
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