SHould have read how far are you accurate out to or where do you have your weapons sighted in at. See alot of folks are gonna claim they can bench shoot well out to x amount of yards so that is there comfort zone. BS need to practice at different positions angles weather.
Bow 35 yrds max
12 ga. 150 max (solid rest)
.308 300 max
.41 70 yrds max solid rest
Knife within inches before I pounce
Teeth ( have to be on the critter to bite the Juggular)...
There is no way to accurately answer that question because of all the potential variables involved. To me the longest shot I will take with any weapon is one that at that given moment I am confident I can make. Sometimes that might mean with the eact same scenario and conditions I might shoot one day and pass the next.
I've regularly practiced at 425yds with a .257wby with good results (taken a buck at 400). So that would have to be my distance if the conditions are right. If someone accuses me of not being a hunter I'll have to agree with them. I just love to shoot and occasionally bbq venison on the grill.
60 yards with shotgun, mostly due to stand location. I have one opening that is 150 yards, it the wounded monster walks thru there I'll take that shot. Otherwise, I have plenty of deer in close, so no need to take the long shot.
I shot a doe in the early antlerless this year that I ranged at just 100 yards. I'd feel comfortable at 25 yards beyond that with my 12 ga. 2 3/4 Lightfields, but beyond that they are dropping too fast. Also, beyond a hundred yards or so I start to have trouble judging whether an antlerless deer is a doe or a button, so it would have to be the big boy (or girl) for me to take the shot at 125.
Since I haven't shot at many deer long-range, here's what I have my weapons sighted in at. When I say sighted in, I mean I know my sights are dead nuts at that range using a rest (and correct breathing techniques).
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