What is the longest shot you have taken?

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  1. Bow String Depot

    Bow String Depot Die Hard Bowhunter

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    What is the longest shot you have taken?

    I use to practice at 90yards, would have loved to had more room to shoot at 100 yards:(
     
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    Longest shot on a deer is 32yds. Longest I will practice at is 50 yds.

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    Longest shot I have taken is probably around 70 yards. The most I consistently practice at is 50.
     
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    ISiman/OH Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Killed my second deer ever with a now at 43 yards. I used to practice out to 100 yards just for fun, this was before I discovered a lot of things in life and had a lot more time to shoot. Nowadays I don't shoot as much and won't shoot at a deer past 35 yards in a perfect situation.
     
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    a good shot was right at 45yds. I wouldnt feel comfortable any farther. i only practice at a max of 45 as well.
     
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    Why set a max for your practice range?

    I regularly practice out to 100. Furthest hunting shot was 44.

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    I have shot around a 100 at range. I can only shoot 83 in my yard,further if I stand in the road.

    Longest shot on a deer was 39 yards.
     
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    Longest shot was 55 on a black bear, i always try to get as close to the game i hunt, but that was not possible in the situation there, i am comfortable at shootin out to 60 yrs, and practise out to about 100.
     
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    It is my first shot during practice and I regularly practice 90 yds. My longest kill shot was 79 yds on a spot and stalk antelope. I average about 100 arrows a day during the off season and 50 during.
     
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    44 yards on an antelope. For me, it's about how close, not how far. :)
     
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    Longest shot at a deer was 35 yards. Practice, I'm not sure the longest but regularly at 70.
     
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    Longest at a deer was 27 yards. He went 40 before he tipped over.

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    Well said.
     
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    963 yards, @ sniper school, .50cal, at a target in a vehicle, head shot, i almost shat myself.
     
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    For me it is 60 yards in practice. Don't think I'd take a shot on a deer past 30 yards. ( I'm a newb)
     
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    I took a doe two years ago at 44 yards. I normally practice out to 60, but limit myself to 40 on live game. This deer happened to be a shade over it, but was in an open field, no wind that evening and she was feeding, completely relaxed and unaware of my presence.
     
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    Probably 30 yards.

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    My longest kill is at 45 yards and the longest distance I practice at is 65. I'm looking to expand my practice distance this year, it sure makes 45 yard shots seem much easier.
     
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    I shot my first 2 deer last season at 22 & 34 yards. I regularly practice at 40yards at home(thats the most safely available)and 60 yards at work (the current limit of my HHA sight, but planning on 100 yard practice sessions this off-season)
     
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    you need to come shoot with us we do practical/tactical matches out to 1200 yards on moa targets. currently running a modified 6x47 lapua. I bet you would have a blast!
     

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