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    Why deer should always be followed up.

    his first ever stalk and a good lung shot. Not much reaction I even thought it was a miss.

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    Great vid just shows sometimes the only one who doesn't know the deer is dead is the deer itself , any idea what caliber & ammo the deer shot with (please no deer cal debate ) just out of interest,

    YRS keep up the good work

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    Yes my estate rifle sko 6.5x55 139 privvi and a 2 exit hole all the way through its lungs.
    This combination kills 100 deer an annum.
    Cant look at the carcass now as he's taken it but the lungs were DONE.

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    Thought a lung shot was a miss!

    Seriously though an important lesson for everyone, how many would have followed it into the woods?

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    Unbelievable, when you see it on the slow motion it's a good shot. Well done to both stalker and guide keep up the good work.

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    nice one john .as we say the more you do the more you learn. out this morning saw a buck chaseing two others off at the same time to have three roe pass traveling flat out at 8.30 was quite a surprise so i stood and waited for one to return the other two crossed the ride 200yrds away

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    Thats an excellent video, if you look closely on the first couple of strides it looks like its pumping blood out the wound.
    .308, because if I want to watch something run away, I'll take my dog for a walk.

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    Yep. Had the same with a client using Norma 6.5x55 Alaska. He shot it twice through the top of the heart. It never ran or jumped just kept walking as if loud bangs were a part of everyday life. Mind you it was next to F.C. woods. I nearly took the gun off him as I knew he'd hit it. He refused and was just about to shoot it for the third time when it fell over.

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    Very simiar shot this morning and a more common reaction to a "boiler room" shot this was a heart shot.

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    Fantastic videos again John.

    Just out of interest what causes such a puff of steam on the second video, is it from the lungs?

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