Deer hunting as we all know is the biggest reward in a hunting season for a professional hunter. This reward becomes more bigger when you hunt the deer with an arrow instead of riffle. While killing the deer with the riffle is not an easy task.
You need to learn the skill and have proper knowledge that where and how you should hit the deer to kill him instantly. For this process you need to consider many things which eventually helps you to take the right shoot.
We will provide you a detailed guide that what points you should keep in mind and what techniques to follow to get a perfect deer hunting with an arrow.
Things to Consider Before Shooting Deer
As being a hunter, you should be aware that killing the deer with arrow is really technical and skillful job because as compare to riffle you don’t have that speed benefits and accuracy so you need to be really perfect before shooting an arrow to deer.
There are two ways to kill a deer easily first is you should aim behind the folder where lungs are located and if you hit the mark it will be a perfect and lethal shoot for the deer.
Secondly a massive blood or suffocation which ensures that the deer is killed. before taking the shoot, you need to consider some technical things to hit your mark perfectly.
Movement of the Deer
As we all know the deer is a fast running animal so shooting the deer with an arrow while he is running and moving its really difficult to hit him at the right mark with an arrow.
As being an experience hunter it’s really important to you to take a shoot when the deer is standing still and also keep this in mind that you should stop your movement and be very still to get the perfect shoot.
How Alert the Deer is
When the deer is still observing his head position which defines that how alert the deer is because the deer is looking up and its looking towards you. The deer is really alert of your slight movement and if it noticed will move them away from you because they can hear even the sound of your bow string.
In this case sound dampeners are worthy to buy because they make harder for deer to hear the sound which allows you to hit him accurately.
Perfect killing range
If you are shooting with a crossbow the perfect hunting range is 35 yards because if you have more distance in this than the possibility of missing the shoot or hitting on not desired pace can be possible.
If the distance is more than 35 yards then there is a better chance for deer to hear the sound and ran away from the arrow. But at the distance of 35 yards it’s really hard from him to react before the impact and secondly the longer distance an arrow has to travel.
So, it will lost the speed and not been able to hit as deep which results killing effects.
Where to Aim
After considering all facts and figures you need to be aware of that killing with riffle is comparatively simple because a fast bullet has the capacity to break the bones and kill the deer easily when you are killing with crossbow it is totally different and technical.
There are two ways to kill the deer with arrow. One, you have a large high quality broadhead which makes the deer to lose a lot of blood. The deer will die due to blood lose and high quality broadhead with a big wound and make this easy for a hunter.
Second, if you able to hit the lungs of the deer which suffocate the animal and kill him in the end and hitting the perfect shoot to lungs. It is recommended to practice on 3D crossbow target which helps you to take the perfect shoot when the real animal is standing front of you.
Aiming from the Tree Stand
If you are using a tree stand to aim on a deer while hunting you will be 15 to 20 feet above then try to make sure that you avoid the shoulder blade while hitting the target which is located at the top front of the deer.
If you are using a good quality broadhead there is a big chance while hitting the shoulder blade that you might break his bone. If you did not pass throw it you might lose your solid killing chance. So, it is better to aim a bit low if you are using a tree stand and hit behind the front leg the right into the lungs for a deadly shoot.
As being a deer hunter with a crossbow is really skillful and challenging task. You need to understand the basic behavior of the deer. You also have to master your skills that when the movement come you will be able to take the perfect shoot, which results in killing the deer.
If you miss the mark you will lose your target as your hunting with the crossbow not with the riffle where every shoot is deadly. So you need to make sure at either hit the deer right into his lungs or hit him with a big enough broadhead to give him a big bleeding wound.
As being a hunter, you must be aware of all these technical things but if you are not, we line up each and everything in this article to help you get perfect results in hunting season while hunting with crossbow. So, get out there and prepare yourself. If you follow the rules exactly I am sure you will get 100% success in your hunting season.