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#3612830 - 03/11/14 08:33 AM UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old.
TheRealSpurhunter
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I have never seen anything this wild before.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrWYuh_s1RQ
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#3612935 - 03/11/14 10:36 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: TheRealSpurhunter]
TheRealSpurhunter
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I cant believe all you archery guys haven't watched this thing.
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#3612952 - 03/11/14 10:53 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: TheRealSpurhunter]
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Holy smokes I wish some of my deer would just stand there, lol. He didn't know what hit him. I've seen a bunch of elk videos but not that one.
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#3613029 - 03/11/14 12:02 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: catman529]
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A well-placed archery shot is sometimes the most humane way for an animal to go. Other than flinching from hearing the string, that elk didn't know what hit him and he was gone in a few seconds. I'm sure evry noticed him bleeding out quickly. Absolutely no adrelanine or lactic acid in that meat.
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#3613071 - 03/11/14 12:28 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: catman529]
TheRealSpurhunter
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
Holy smokes I wish some of my deer would just stand there, lol. He didn't know what hit him. I've seen a bunch of elk videos but not that one.


It was just posted yesterday on youtube, I saw it on facebook last night.
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#3613933 - 03/12/14 09:01 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: TheRealSpurhunter]
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Awesome , and the results are the proof in the pudding ,, But how many times have you heard never take that head on shot ? Kinda makes me rethink , shoot or not shoot ! And that's a pretty nice bull !
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#3614204 - 03/12/14 01:06 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: SALTMAN]
TheRealSpurhunter
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I have always liked frontal shots, you have a BUNCH of vitals all in the same place. I stuck a doe in the base of the neck staring straight at me the last weekend of archery that dropped like a rock, obviously.
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#3614401 - 03/12/14 04:17 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: TheRealSpurhunter]
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Well . I had a doe bust me while at full draw in a 20 ft stand . Looking straight at me about 25 yds . I knew it was hit or miss ,, between the eyes is also deadly , But any other situation I would wait for broadside shot .
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#3614556 - 03/12/14 06:40 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: SALTMAN]
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Wow.
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#3614927 - 03/13/14 06:46 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: RUGER]
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main artery, had to have been for that much bleeding.
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#3615485 - 03/13/14 06:04 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: tickweed]
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the shot looked bad til it hit a bone & it turned the arrow straight into the heart area. glad it had enuf left to bury up .
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#3615606 - 03/13/14 08:19 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: mike243]
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Elk just don't seem to have the situational awareness that whitetail do. I've seen too many videos of them just walking right up to, or right by, the hunter.
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#3615710 - 03/13/14 10:01 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: tickweed]
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 Originally Posted By: tickweed
main artery, had to have been for that much bleeding.

What he said.
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#3615830 - 03/14/14 06:47 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: Gravey]
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Although worked out great for him, believe me, still not a high percentage shot. I had a bull last yr that stood at 40 yds the same angle, for what seemed forever, me at full draw and I wouldn't shoot. Finally he turned broadside and gave me the shot I wanted. Tough Big animals

Edited by tickweed (03/14/14 06:47 AM)
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#3615884 - 03/14/14 07:54 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: LanceS4803]
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 Originally Posted By: LanceS4803
Elk just don't seem to have the situational awareness that whitetail do. I've seen too many videos of them just walking right up to, or right by, the hunter.


I have noticed the same thing. Im dying to hunt elk one day and see if Im any better at it that deer LOL
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#3616984 - 03/15/14 07:54 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: TheRealSpurhunter]
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Cool video
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#3618787 - 03/17/14 05:53 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: mike243]
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 Originally Posted By: mike243
the shot looked bad til it hit a bone & it turned the arrow straight into the heart area. glad it had enuf left to bury up .


I don't believe it reached the heart. looks like jugular vein hit to me.
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#3618806 - 03/17/14 06:07 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: stik]
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Where ever it went it was quick that kids still a mile high lol
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#3622129 - 03/21/14 09:21 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: mike243]
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Thats way cool!
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#3625727 - 03/25/14 11:49 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: tree_ghost]
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No way would I take that shot. Glad it worked out for him, but I would have had to wait for a broadside shot.
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#3652670 - 04/22/14 06:43 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: tickweed]
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Amazeing
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#3717362 - 07/24/14 11:37 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: tickweed]
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Tickweed, I think you have it right on the money, exactly what I was thinking.
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#3724127 - 08/03/14 12:39 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: TNGunsmoke]
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Not a hight percentage shot at all. No way I would take that shot. Lot of luck there I believe.
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#3724178 - 08/03/14 07:22 AM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: tickweed]
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That was amazing footage of how deadly a sharp broad head can be. The blood flow was instaneous like popping a balloon. It looks like a caratoid artery hit..It could have turned into a long tracking job. That's a low percentage shot with no pass through. Good for the kid it didn't.
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#3760933 - 09/11/14 04:18 PM Re: UNREAL elk footage, bow kill by 13 yr old. [Re: tickweed]
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Seen that video before,IMO the kid got lucky! Its a shot I wouldn't have taken
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