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#6045672 - 11/23/15 03:33 PM Two Doe(s) Down - Videos
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Registered: 12/09/09
Posts: 122
Two for the freezer. Starting to get the hang for video. Lighted knocks help too, especially the green ones.




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#6047478 - 11/24/15 12:05 PM Re: Two Doe(s) Down - Videos [Re: Woj]
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Registered: 10/31/12
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Loc: Throckmorton County
Cool videos. Crazy how quick their reaction time is.
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#6047607 - 11/24/15 01:26 PM Re: Two Doe(s) Down - Videos [Re: Woj]
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Registered: 12/09/09
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I completely agree with you. Both of those deer are 20 and 21 yards away. I'm shooting a good, high end bow at 300 FPS +...and they still seem to drop significantly before the arrow gets there. I also must say that Does are MUCH worse than Bucks. For some reason, the bucks don't seem to get the drop nearly as much as those wiley old Does.

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#6049752 - 11/25/15 01:56 PM Re: Two Doe(s) Down - Videos [Re: Woj]
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The second one was real high. How far did she go?
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#6050918 - 11/26/15 08:14 AM Re: Two Doe(s) Down - Videos [Re: Woj]
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Passthru - Yes, very high, way too high. I aimed bottom 1/3rd behind the shoulder and the combination of her being a few yards closer than I measured, I was sitting a bit elevated, my arrow hitting higher than my aim point, AND her dropping all added up to a very high hit. I backed out quietly and went back an hour later and she was dead 60 yards from where I shot her. Hit the top of the backside lung. Not a drop of blood found anywhere until where she laid.

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#6056435 - 11/29/15 03:09 PM Re: Two Doe(s) Down - Videos [Re: Woj]
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Registered: 10/14/11
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Loc: Texas
Awesome videos! That is insane that she drops that much. So should you sim lower and expect them to drop like that? It's a good 8 to 10 inches it looks like.
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#6057996 - 11/30/15 11:07 AM Re: Two Doe(s) Down - Videos [Re: Woj]
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Registered: 12/09/09
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When elevated, I typically aim at the point where the arrow will exit (opposite side) about one inch above the chest bone. Not sure why I didn't do that in this case, my mistake, and it cost me a high hit. Still recovered her, but not proud of the shot at all.

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