good range for mulies, antelope, and elk

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    Moved to nevada AL couple years ago and just have enough points that I will more than likely draw an antelope tag this year for archery and have been sighting in my bow and my pins only go out to 60 yards. I was wondering what you guys think about this range is it to short? My poundage is 60 also.
     
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    Your range should be determined by your shooting ability. Bowhunting is about how close you can get to the animal, not how far you can shoot. ;)

    Having said that, you should be fine with 60 yards. Stalking to 60 yards or less of an antelope might be tough, depending on terrain, but you can always hunt from a blind.

    Do you know how to 'stack pins'?
     
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    Yes I do, but I am limited right now Because that is pretty much my shooting limit with the bow I have and draw weight because it drops of to much are 60 yards. I jus wanted to know if it is going to be way to hard to seek within 60 yards.
     
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    What part of Nevada are you from?
     
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    Oldcarp Die Hard Bowhunter

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    The furthest I have ever shoot an animal is at 51 yards. My eyesight isn't what it use to be so 40 yards is my max. Besides the one elk at 51 yards all the rest have been 32 yards or closer and that includes deer. I have never had a chance to bow hunt Antelope yet so I don't have any experience with them. There a lot of people on here who are better shots then me.
     
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    Elko area
     
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    I'm from the Elko area too
     
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    Would you have any tips for area seven for mule deer like we're to look, and what to look for when looking for big bucks?
     
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    I haven't hunted 7 yet. That's the area that we put in for this year. But I have heard Antelope Mountain is a good spot.
     

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