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Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
« on: April 25, 2016, 05:49:46 PM »
Here is a perfect example of shooting at a deer too far away! 



The shooting starts at frame 11:40

Recovery starts at 15:50

At "100 yards"  six rounds were fired at this running deer,  When the deer was finally found it had one hit in the lungs by a single pellet and three pellets in the paunch and hind quarter.  From my point of view, that was simply a lucky hit at a range beyond any reasonable certainty of placing a lethal pattern on target. 

If the six rounds fired were of the commonly used 15 pellet 00B variety, then a total of 90 pellets were fired at that deer!

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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #1 on: April 25, 2016, 08:07:24 PM »
    Textbook definition of unethical and unsafe hunting.
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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #2 on: April 25, 2016, 08:37:06 PM »
    Textbook definition of "buck fever".  Dumba** needs to know when to shoot and when to keep his finger off the trigger.  He got really lucky and the deer got really unlucky.  The lethal pellet could have just as easily missed the animal entirely at that range.
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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #3 on: April 25, 2016, 08:50:40 PM »
    Textbook definition of unethical and unsafe hunting.
    That's what I was thinking.  This guy should have known better.  I'm disappointed in this hunter.
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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #4 on: April 25, 2016, 09:22:05 PM »
    Check out the description on the ''channel'' - the 100 yard kill is a bragging point.

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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #5 on: April 25, 2016, 11:44:54 PM »
      If it'd been my hunt, or I had been on the hunt I woulda wrapped that shotgun around his neck.

      if I had to guess.....I'd say those pellets were from the first shot.  I doubt any of his last 5 shots even came close.
     
     
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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #6 on: April 26, 2016, 10:26:25 AM »
    Check out the description on the ''channel'' - the 100 yard kill is a bragging point.


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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #7 on: April 26, 2016, 11:48:00 AM »
    Watching the video I'd say you're right. First shot was the hit.

      If it'd been my hunt, or I had been on the hunt I woulda wrapped that shotgun around his neck.

      if I had to guess.....I'd say those pellets were from the first shot.  I doubt any of his last 5 shots even came close.
     
     
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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #8 on: April 26, 2016, 11:51:55 AM »
    I'm not sure what I just watched but it's not hunting at least as I know it. More like skeet or trap with deer, not my cup of tea.

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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #9 on: April 26, 2016, 11:54:58 AM »
    See, this is why you guys haven't run me off... you're adamant about humane hunting.

    I'm not sure what I just watched but it's not hunting at least as I know it. More like skeet or trap with deer, not my cup of tea.

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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #10 on: April 26, 2016, 12:13:33 PM »
    See, this is why you guys haven't run me off... you're adamant about humane hunting.
    Crap, you mean that's all we gotta do??

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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #11 on: April 26, 2016, 12:19:29 PM »
    *Holding Kaso's beer*

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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #12 on: April 26, 2016, 12:22:43 PM »
    Crap, you mean that's all we gotta do??

    "Here, hold my beer...  Watch this!"

     :neener
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    « Reply #13 on: April 26, 2016, 12:26:33 PM »
    *Holding Kaso's beer*

    I gotta see this.
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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #14 on: April 26, 2016, 12:53:15 PM »
    See, this is why you guys haven't run me off... you're adamant about humane hunting.

    I agree - "Hey, something's moving over there! *BLAM* Ooop, damn, and that was a good dog, too..."

    I'll say a large percentage (sadly, maybe not majoriy, but probably even a majority) are quite fair and humane hunters.

      Like gun-owners, it's the youtubers, braggarts and A-holes who are the most vocal, whom are the worst and get seen.
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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #15 on: April 26, 2016, 01:06:39 PM »
    Ah, S***!  Now I have to deliver...

    *clears throat*  *Sings opening to 'Oh Canada.'*

    That would clear the room of everyone but Sean...  who would be coming at me with a baseball bat hockey stick. ;)

     :rotfl

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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #16 on: April 26, 2016, 01:16:28 PM »
    Crap, you mean that's all we gotta do??

    "Here, hold my beer...  Watch this!"

    *Holding Kaso's beer*

    I gotta see this.

    Ah, S***!  Now I have to deliver...

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    That would clear the room of everyone but Sean...  who would be coming at me with a baseball bat hockey stick. ;)

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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #17 on: April 26, 2016, 03:33:15 PM »
    Not to drive off Booksmart, (and this is 'pest control,' not hunting) but a neighboring farmer once advised me that the easiest way to cull groundhogs is to shoot them in the backside with a .17 rifle.  Apparently it blows quite a chunk out, but gives them just enough time to crawl back down their hole before they bleed out...  The best part: no carcass to dispose of.
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    « Reply #18 on: April 26, 2016, 03:42:08 PM »
    never used to worry about that back in the day when we could shoot prairie dogs.  buzzards, hawks and coyotes ate well.

     

    Not to drive off Booksmart, (and this is 'pest control,' not hunting) but a neighboring farmer once advised me that the easiest way to cull groundhogs is to shoot them in the backside with a .17 rifle.  Apparently it blows quite a chunk out, but gives them just enough time to crawl back down their hole before they bleed out...  The best part: no carcass to dispose of.
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    « Reply #19 on: April 26, 2016, 03:42:32 PM »
    That's pest control, not hunting.
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    « Reply #20 on: April 26, 2016, 03:49:36 PM »
    Never used to worry about that back in the day when we could shoot prairie dogs.  buzzards, hawks and coyotes ate well.
    Not to mention the other 'dogs... :vomit
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    « Reply #21 on: April 26, 2016, 04:30:08 PM »
    Yeah  :-\ ... Prairie dogs are a special sort of nasty creature. I don't really hunt or anything, I'd rather look at the the critters than shoot them, but I make excceptions for tree vermin (squirrels) and prairie dogs. Sometimes I let the squirrels get away as well, but they have been known to knock out our internet so.... :sniper.
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    « Reply #22 on: April 26, 2016, 05:38:30 PM »
    Not to drive off Booksmart, (and this is 'pest control,' not hunting) but a neighboring farmer once advised me that the easiest way to cull groundhogs is to shoot them in the backside with a .17 rifle.  Apparently it blows quite a chunk out, but gives them just enough time to crawl back down their hole before they bleed out...  The best part: no carcass to dispose of.
    :bash


    never used to worry about that back in the day when we could shoot prairie dogs.  buzzards, hawks and coyotes ate well.

     

    ^ This ^ .  Toss the carcass(es) in the back of the farm truck and haul them back to the edge of the woods away from the outbuildings.  A day or two later and there's nothing left except for maybe a bit of fur and some bone fragments.   Never shot one with a .17 but the .22 mag either center of mass or in the head is a one shot affair.  No muss, no fuss and no crawling off to die in a hole and stinking up the barn or stable for a couple of weeks until the rats and the bugs take care of business. 
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    Re: Classic example of shooting too far with buckshot
    « Reply #23 on: April 26, 2016, 08:29:57 PM »
    I just recently learned that prairie dogs were cannibalistic and will eat the dead ones you shoot.  Ugh.
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    « Reply #24 on: April 26, 2016, 08:46:58 PM »
    I just recently learned that prairie dogs were cannibalistic and will eat the dead ones you shoot.  Ugh.

    I learnt this when I was at the tender age of 12.

     :o "Oh Dad, look! Those prairie dogs are running towards the one I shot! They are going to save their friend!"  :scrutiny.... :shocked... :facepalm.
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