HUNTING Bushbuck

Discussion in 'Shot Placement' started by 270Buck, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. 270Buck

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    Hi,

    I have been looking at the shot placement images which are great.

    Does anyone have an image they can share of the bushbuck recommended shot placement?

    I am pretty much 100% where I would place my shot.

    Either just behind the shoulder?

    Or possibly better to anchor the animal, a high shoulder shot?

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  2. JustinC

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    1/3 of the way up on or just behind the shoulder. Quartering away or towards, aim for the farthest shoulder or the V created between the two.

    Pretty much the same for all our PG.
     
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  3. CAustin

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    I think Justin has it right. The PH I've used as told me that same shot placement for every animal I've taken so far.
     
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  4. JustinC

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    Just behind the shoulder (Lung shot) is the safest as there is a bit more "room for error" but a spine or heart placement is good if all the factors are in your favor and the hunter is confidant. There is also less meat damage behind the shoulder_Not that that takes priority over a clean kill though!
     
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  5. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    I agree with Justin.
    Witold
     

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    That spells it out quite well.
     
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    I agree with BRICKBURN.
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    Nice curves for only ten inches........roll him!
     
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    We should be good to go now Marius.

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    Nice.....
     

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    Brickburn the second one looks like an SCI record! Ha!
     

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    Think it might blow a lot of records away. Thor had one that looked pretty similar. Absolute brute.
     

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    After DNA tests, I think that we may find some Nyala genes in that boy;)
     

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    Has Thor posted pictures?
     

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    Got a very nice one with Paw Print Safaris!
     
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    That's an awesome bushbuck, charlie!
     
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