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#3322060 - 08/13/13 09:09 PM What is your average kill range for deer??
280longshot
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When hunting fields with say 500-700yrd shots, I'm curious what the average range of deer killed??

I know people that shoot all the time like Mr Big, DA, and some others will have a longer yardage kill percentage, but I'm just curious what the average hunter will encounter?

I hunt fields all the time and most of my shots are 200 and less 90% of the time with only a few at longer ranges.

Hunting conditions are not ideal for long range shots. Way too many factors involved like deer constantly moving is the biggest factor.
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#3322064 - 08/13/13 09:11 PM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: 280longshot]
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Most of my shots are within 30 yds.
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#3322090 - 08/13/13 09:25 PM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: Model70Man]
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I would think over 90% of all deer I have killed were less than 100 yards,,3 of the 4 biggest racked bucks I have killed were less than 50 yards,,

I have killed a few between 300 and 400 and 3-4 over 400 but the vast majority are up close,,
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#3322100 - 08/13/13 09:30 PM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: mr.big]
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When I hunt fields most of my kills are 100 to 150yrd shots
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#3322116 - 08/13/13 09:44 PM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: reloadxx]
Rubberduck270
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Last deer I killed was at 22 yards lol. On average they are 75-100 yards.
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#3322148 - 08/13/13 10:09 PM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: Rubberduck270]
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Shot one deer in the mountains of PA at 120 yds from a ridge. Other than that, any deer I have killed has been within 75 yards.
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#3322171 - 08/13/13 10:28 PM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: TNRifleman]
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61.58 yards

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#3322214 - 08/13/13 11:14 PM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: Deer Assassin]
Paul Burns
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most 40 to 60 yds, I have found that when I get over 150 yds or so that I do not get the bullet placement necessary a lot of the time.
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#3322271 - 08/14/13 04:46 AM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: Model70Man]
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100 yds or less. Never had the opportunity to shoot, or even had an opening TO shoot, over that distance. \:\)
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#3322311 - 08/14/13 05:54 AM Re: What is your average kill range for deer?? [Re: MUP]
Kimberman
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My closest shot was probably 10 yards, my longest was 155. Most are in the 25-50 yard range.
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