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post #11 of (permalink) Old 12-19-2012, 03:44 PM
Hunting Man
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oregon, Ohio
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problem is the arrow lost so much energy when it broke the front leg that it didn't exit leaving a lower blood channel. The shot doesn't sound to have been perfect but I agree the deer is dead and you can probably find him. I would encourage you to go back in and hopefully remove the rack and tag it. I have posted here before that the best shot is 3-4" behind the shoulder broadside high/low double lung shot. Hunters need to wait for the best shot or pass. Good luck in finding the buck and let us know how it all ended.
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