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View Poll Results: Longest Big Game Kill With Bow
Under 20 yards 212 6.14%
21 to 40 yards 986 28.56%
41 to 60 yards 879 25.46%
61 to 80 yards 414 11.99%
81 to 100 yards 259 7.50%
Over 100 yards 702 20.34%
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Your Longest Archery Big Game Kill

 
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:28 PM
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Re: Your Longest Archery Big Game Kill

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No problem.

A forty yard shot from a 20 foot tree stand deserves bragging rights.
Ive said it before...I would rather be lucky than good any day ( With a Bow)
Rifle Is another story. Aim small, Miss small....Always.
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:21 PM
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Re: Your Longest Archery Big Game Kill

Then there was the youngster who shot over the great big buck, when
asked why did you shoot over that buck? The youngster's reply was
" I was so excited to be so close to that buck I forgot to aim".
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Old 09-17-2013, 07:11 PM
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Then there was the youngster who shot over the great big buck, when
asked why did you shoot over that buck? The youngster's reply was
" I was so excited to be so close to that buck I forgot to aim".
LOL. That was my 11 yr old Son last Season. It was a little button buck and it flew 2' over its back. He was cross eyed he was so excited.
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:35 PM
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Re: Your Longest Archery Big Game Kill

Better days lie ahead for the young lad. This experience he will never forget.
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Old 10-15-2013, 03:36 PM
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Re: Your Longest Archery Big Game Kill

I answered over a 100 and not afraid to tell my story.
Biggest buck I had ever had the chance to shoot at and had no chance of closing in any further as I hunt wide open crp field's. The shot was a ranged 103 yards (my brother ranged it) and it was slightly quartered away and hit mid body perfect height and got liver and part of 1 lung. Buck ran 300 yards or so and went down.
I come from a family of archery hunters that extends back to the early 70's and have been shooting archery all my life.

I practice year round and am a very good 3d shooter and had more then enough confidence I could make the shot in the perfect conditions I had. It also helps to have pins for that range.
if you think its a fish story I invite you to come shoot with me at 100 yards anytime. Since 2001 my first yr archery hunting I have killed a buck every yr except 1 in which I only hunted a couple days. I have also killed 4 elk and I bet if I averaged all my kills my average is probably over 55 yards.



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Old 10-15-2013, 08:12 PM
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Re: Your Longest Archery Big Game Kill

xracer532,

Congratulations. You will get no condemnation from me. You have proven that
you are capable of exact shot placement at 100+ yards. For those who doubt the capability of an Archer to shoot 100 yards and consistently hit the a 9" center, I
would recommend that They attend a National Archery Association. National
Championship shoot. Shooting this distance is not for everyone. Hunting archers should practice at what ever distances they feel comfortable with and can shoot
groups of 3 to 4 inches consistently. Tighter groups are even better. A competent
Archery Instructor would be of benefit to some Bow Hunters.

Again, Congratulations on a Great shot and a beautiful buck
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Old 10-15-2013, 10:34 PM
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Re: Your Longest Archery Big Game Kill

Thanks, appreciate that.
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