first "long range" kill of the season

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Pahunter, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. Pahunter

    Pahunter Well-Known Member

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    I made my first long range kill of the season tonight [​IMG] I was using a bow so when i say long range i mean 45 yards.
     
  2. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    45 yards with a bow is defintely long range. Congrats.
     

  3. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    Congrats.

    How long was your arrow??? Longer arrows shorten the distance ya know!

    My last 45+ yard whack at a deer amounted to an arrow firmly embedded into a tree. Too much lead on the critter I guess.
     
  4. Guest

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    Lititz!! Hell I grew up in East Petersburg.. we were neighbors about 15 years ago!!
     
  5. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    I've shot both a doe and a buck at 38 yards...

    Short arrows, though......
     
  6. Pahunter

    Pahunter Well-Known Member

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    My arrows are prolly around 30 or so inches, my draw length is 29 1/2 inches. Oh yeah this was also my first bow kill. All in all it was pretty awesome [​IMG]
     
  7. Pahunter

    Pahunter Well-Known Member

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    38 yards is a long shot too! I set myself a 30 yard limit, but the shot was perfectly broadside. I held about a foot over it with my 30 yard pin and got lucky i guess. But hey thats us long range hunters always pushing ourselves a little bit further [​IMG]