HUNTING Whitetail Deer

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  1. AfricaHunting.com

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    Whitetail Deer Hunting Shot Placement

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    Thanks for these, Jerome. My daughter's first real deer hunt is coming up. It'll be useful for her.
     

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    NO, NO, NO, a thousand times NO. Put that bullet up four inches and back four inches from the leg-belly intersection. Double lunger, they can't breathe, they can't run and they die quick. Aim for the shoulder, they twitch and you've got a runner. Seen it more times than I want to remember, mostly by once a year at the range paper plate shooters. Shaky off hand too. Arrows and bolts will bounce off or stick in that shoulder and then you have another runner.
     
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    At angle shots, aim a little aft of the opposite front leg.
     
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    The “elbow” is a good reference point for the location of the heart, I’ve used it to kill a lot of deer and also in taking direct cardiac puncture blood samples.
     

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