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Jun-08-18, 
12:03 PM (MST)
"Do you shoot or too risky?"

You sneak over the ridge, but you weren't sneaky enough or you just smell bad. You've got your bow in hand, arrow nocked. The bucks are on to you, but only 50 yards away. Do you draw and take the shot? Or pass?

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 Subject   Author   Message Date   ID 
 RE: Do you sho...  Dryfly      Jun-08-18   1 
 RE: Do you sho...  rmanwill      Jun-08-18   2 
  RE: Do you sho...  BUGLEnmIN      Jun-08-18   3 
   RE: Do you sho...  DIRTCLOD      Jun-08-18   4 
    RE: Do you sho...  ICMDEER      Jun-09-18   5 
 RE: Do you sho...  deerkiller      Jun-09-18   6 
  RE: Do you sho...  jims      Jun-09-18   7 
   RE: Do you sho...  Hawkeye      Jun-11-18   8 
    RE: Do you sho...  DoubleDropM...      Jun-11-18   9 
     RE: Do you sho...  MT_55      Jun-11-18   10 
 RE: Do you sho...  GoHigher      Jun-11-18   11 
 RE: Do you sho...  leftturnabq      Jun-11-18   12 
  RE: Do you sho...  Servehim      Jun-12-18   13 
   RE: Do you sho...  mike111      Jun-12-18   14 
    RE: Do you sho...  Gator      Jun-14-18   15 
   RE: Do you sho...  leftturnabq      Jul-03-18   18 
 RE: Do you sho...  BrowningRage      Jun-15-18   16 
  RE: Do you sho...  NC2CO      Jun-17-18   17 
   RE: Do you sho...  tailchasers      Jul-04-18   19 
    RE: Do you sho...  muleybeast      Jul-11-18   20 
     RE: Do you sho...  deadibob      Jul-11-18   21 
      RE: Do you sho...  Longun      Jul-15-18   22 

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Dryfly
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Jun-08-18, 
12:51 PM (MST)
1. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Pass.
To far for a deer that knows you are there and is looking at you. Shooting at a deer that is aware of your presence accounts for a lot of bad shots. IMHO

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Jun-08-18, 
01:49 PM (MST)
2. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Pass
Never get the shot off or they would jump the shot. Don't want to wound a stud like that front buck. wow!!!

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Jun-08-18, 
02:06 PM (MST)
3. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

If I could get to full draw and they were still standing there I'd take it.

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Jun-08-18, 
06:46 PM (MST)
4. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

No.. deer are going to jump the shot.Go home happy..Son or Daughters experience next year.

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Jun-09-18, 
06:52 AM (MST)
5. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Pass and smile. Be thankful you saw them and try another day. Sometimes it's nice when the deer win. That's why we call it hunting.

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Jun-09-18, 
08:08 AM (MST)
6. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Arrows in the quiver donít deliver! Just gonna send it!!

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Jun-09-18, 
10:50 AM (MST)
7. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

LAST EDITED ON Jun-09-18 AT 10:51 AM (MST)

With them looking straight at you and super alert they will likely notice when you raise your bow so you likely won't even have a chance for a shot. If you already had your bow drawn it still would be dicey that they would jump the string at 50 yards. They darted pretty fast in the video!

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Hawkeye
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Jun-11-18, 
10:23 AM (MST)
8. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Let it rip!

-Hawkeye-

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DoubleDropMuley
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Jun-11-18, 
11:20 AM (MST)
9. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

If itís wyoming Iíd pass and be back on sept 15 with the rifle with my resident general tag and send a 143gr ELD-X to the boiler room!! Oh and didnít need any points to hunt, Damn I Love Wyo!!

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Jun-11-18, 
02:50 PM (MST)
10. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

If I was already drawn back I would certainly let it fly. Nothing wrong with that shot IMO. They can jump the string whether they know you're there or not, it's called hunting. If I was not drawn back....well, they got you pegged so you're screwed and wouldn't get a shot off anyways.

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Jun-11-18, 
03:16 PM (MST)
11. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

These bucks are on HIGH alert, they will jump the string if you take the shot. Just my $0.02.

Would make for an amazing muzzleloader hunt, on the other hand...

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Jun-11-18, 
04:23 PM (MST)
12. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

If I had the range exactly dialed in, and they let me get to full draw, I'm sending it.

They'd jump the string on my old bow from 20 years ago, but my current bow is crazy quiet...and that arrow will get there a heck of a lot quicker too.

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Jun-12-18, 
00:13 AM (MST)
13. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Gotta love that Halon Left, your commentary prompted me to buy one. No buyers remorse at all. Real time, extremely tough to not let one fly IF at full draw, however it's a receipe for a poor hit . IMHO I would most likely let it fly with my Halon.

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Jun-12-18, 
03:06 AM (MST)
14. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

I would already have to know he was at 50 yards, so it's likely I wouldn't be able to get a range, and shot off on these bucks. If I did manage to draw and put the 50 on that buck on the left, I would let it fly.

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Jun-14-18, 
03:49 PM (MST)
15. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Super fast bow. Yep send it.

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Jul-03-18, 
05:34 PM (MST)
18. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

>Gotta love that Halon Left, your
>commentary prompted me to buy
>one. No buyers remorse
>at all. Real time, extremely
>tough to not let one
>fly IF at full draw,
>however it's a receipe for
>a poor hit . IMHO
> I would most likely
>let it fly with my
>Halon.

Glad you like it. I intend to be hunting with mine for many years, when I find something that works well, I don't like to mess with it.

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Jun-15-18, 
03:04 PM (MST)
16. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Assuming I get to full draw... I aim for that low spot where the heart is and let it fly... Likely to "duck" the shot and take it right int eh lungs...

"Therefore, wo be unto him that is at ease in Zion!" 2 Ne. 28: 24

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Jun-17-18, 
02:44 PM (MST)
17. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Having shot at (and harvested) a relaxed deer at 50+ yards, I probably wouldn't do it again. A lot an happen in the time it takes that arrow to get there. Just my opinion though

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Jul-04-18, 
08:27 AM (MST)
19. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Have to make an attempt to full draw. If that's successful then breathe, aim, release...

Have to try.

"Courage is being scared to death but
saddling up anyway."

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Jul-11-18, 
10:22 PM (MST)
20. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Tricky shot. Prob let em walk.

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Jul-11-18, 
11:54 PM (MST)
21. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

Tailchaser said it exactly as I would do it. I would try to draw my bow and see what happens from there. You may get lucky and have a shot, maybe not. But drawing your bow isn't going to harm anything unless you can't control that trigger finger.

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Jul-15-18, 
03:37 PM (MST)
22. "RE: Do you shoot or too risky?"

You farted around enough to take pics of them...you could of launched an arrow too...

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