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#6462490 - 09/21/16 04:42 PM shot placement
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Old dog here, trying to learn new tricks. I have read several guys in the past talking about the "high shoulder shot" and it's effectiveness. Can somebody show a picture or diagram of where exactly this shot needs to go? What about angled to or away? I have always gone behind the shoulder, but as I get older I would rather not have to track a deer 50-100 yards even with good blood trail.

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#6462498 - 09/21/16 04:48 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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#6462504 - 09/21/16 04:52 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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Works every time up
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#6462505 - 09/21/16 04:53 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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^^^ yep

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#6462564 - 09/21/16 05:26 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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up spot on with the pictures
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#6462618 - 09/21/16 06:14 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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those pictures are what I showed my kids when they were first learning to hunt. Saying shoot him in the shoulder or shoot him just behind the shoulder didn't mean anything to them. However, once I showed them the picture they were able to see exactly where the shoulder was on the deer. I even had them put the picture on their iPad's so we could look at it while they were in the blind.
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#6462621 - 09/21/16 06:17 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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These pictures would be for rifle shots. For bow hunting, you want the larger area around the heart and lungs for shot placement.
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#6462684 - 09/21/16 07:02 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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#6462736 - 09/21/16 07:45 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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#6462932 - 09/21/16 09:43 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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DRT with the high shoulder shot every time.
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#6462945 - 09/21/16 09:50 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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first in the pounch, then in the hams, and then a final show in the backstraps. that way i do not have anything to clean.

great placement in the earlier post.


Edited by tigger (09/21/16 09:51 PM)
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#6463006 - 09/21/16 10:24 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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Thanks, that looks like a winner!

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#6463091 - 09/22/16 05:32 AM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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I shoot every deer in the neck. I've never wounded a deer, either it is dead or I missed. But all the sausage is in good shape. rifle No tracking, no mess. But the photos are a great way to show folks where to shoot. But since I'm retired I have all day and season to wait for my shot.
Excellent photos. peep
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#6463436 - 09/22/16 10:31 AM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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All in for the high shoulder

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#6463578 - 09/22/16 12:04 PM Re: shot placement [Re: rjd]
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Great pics stxranchman. You must have a great camera and/or lens. Your pics are always a pleasure to see

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