Can I ask for one that has not been on display for customers to touch and slide it and just wearing on it? RE: deer shot with a 22 mag...worse Sounds strange to me, I never had a taxidermist check the wound hole before accepting the cape. Head shooting deer is a tricky subject but some circumstances do dictate it. If you can hit a small target, the quickest way is a brain shot (though the skull is much larger than the brain, so some knowledge of deer anatomy is needed to place the shot). Since we are talking about head shots on deer I thought I would share this story. Découvrez comment nous utilisons vos informations dans notre Politique relative à la vie privée et notre Politique relative aux cookies. it collaped right where it stood. You can sign in to vote the answer. In all, nine shots were fired. The big problem with the 22 on a deer - how long will the deer suffer before finally dying, and, can you run as fast as a deer to keep up with it for those several hours? None of them took a step. Does anyone have experience shooting Bernake shotgun slugs. _A couple weeks ago, I yelled, " Spare Me the Heart-Shot Photo " and invited you to "Shoot Me Down." Originally Posted by gnoahhh. Outdoor Optics. it was stunned, and kind of staggering. This proved a good rule for many reasons. hasbeen1945. he shot it in the head at about 80 yards. Deer manager Roy Lupton uses a fallow skull to explain target areas and the importance of being confident in your own abilities and that of your kit. I prefer making the kill instant when I hunt. It’s a favorite round of deer poachers, and deer have much thicker skulls than you or I. Ballistics chart included. Let's end this question here. Be legal follow the law. You just dont go 'oh shucks' and start looking for another deer - this would be called 'Want and Waste' and in my state commands a $15,000 fine and a year in jail - and people do go to jail when convicted of this here. People underestimate the 22. It was only Skyla’s second time hunting, and she had never fired her gun at a deer before, John Lauritsen reports (2:21). Personally I wouldn't do it but if it was all I had I'm taking the shot. How do you think about the answers? She got cited by F&G for killing a moose out of season. None of them took a step. A.22 WMR has more energy at 100 yards than a.22 lr does at the muzzle. Thing dropped like a sac of bricks right were it was standing! It meant if you heard a shot you had a deer on the ground or you completely missed. I think the suggestion of 300 yards for predators is a good one for the .223. Campfire Tracker. This is a great load for head-shooting tree squirrels because it … Posts: 6,077. The poachers will shoot the deer in the head and the .22 will kill it. hasbeen1945. There is no substitute for good shot placement. IC-B Re: Shot placement with .22 mag? If you hit the brain it would surely kill a deer instantly, getting the bullet in the correct location is the tricky part. I seen deer hit with a regular deer rifle that only ran a few yards in thick brush and it was hell to pay trying to find them. Yes, I’ve seen it done many times. Still have questions? - - deer shot with a 22 mag...worse (https://www.huntingnet.com/forum/whitetail-deer-hunting/124799-deer-shot-22-mag-worse.html) Catch the caribou crossing a river and shoot for either the spine or the head. Milek must have taken a head shot because I sure wouldn't trust that caliber for mountain lion. It will absolutely kill you if it strikes you in the head. deer are extreamly tough to bring down even with a high cal rifle. Read more to find out the ten best deer hunting rifles that you can buy in 2018 to get a better hunting experience. Informations sur votre appareil et sur votre connexion Internet, y compris votre adresse IP, Navigation et recherche lors de l’utilisation des sites Web et applications Verizon Media. I've got a Henry .22 Mag that I plan to pig hunt with after deer season and having never shot one with it before, I'm wondering what the best round is for making consistent, quick kills on the critters? Yes Votes: 51 21.3% No Votes: 188 78.7% Total voters 239; 1; 2; 3; Next. Campfire Tracker. A: Sure it can, but it is illegal to use a rimfire to hunt deer in any State of the Union. For most of us, one shot is all we get, and it’s rarely a perfect setup. If you do hunt with one make sure you are within 100 yards and don't get caught. or less. Since you can't guarantee a perfect shot when hunting bet you can guess where I stand on the debate.Can .22 rifle kill a deer with a head shot i don't think so but my friend does? I have a friend who used a .22 magnum rifle for urban deer control when his city received a nuisance permit to cull its deer herd. Deer Park Texas. Thirty-five years ago I convinced Dad to buy me a “.22 Magnum” because I sometimes found groundhogs too stubborn to surrender to a .22 LR, especially at longer ranges. What’s the most popular way to eat venison? The faster 1/9" twist would certainly help with the 69 grain pills and would possibly extend that range. Fairy tails & lucky shots do not equal a yes. Whether you shoot a .30-06 or a .375 H&H Mag, if you don’t hit vital organs, you won’t consistently or reliably kill deer. Deer Hunting; Have you ever shot a deer with a .22 mag? In many states, it is illegal to hunt large game with an underpowered cartridge. This video is designed to show where to head-shoot deer. Its a matter if its going to die from the damage the bullet caused or by the infection that wound catches after a week or two. the only problem was that about 2 minutes later, it came to and got right back up. Nos partenaires et nous-mêmes stockerons et/ou utiliserons des informations concernant votre appareil, par l’intermédiaire de cookies et de technologies similaires, afin d’afficher des annonces et des contenus personnalisés, de mesurer les audiences et les contenus, d’obtenir des informations sur les audiences et à des fins de développement de produit. In many ways, it does surpass the .22 WMR, but in one important area, especially to hunters, … Forget about it, very bad idea, and against the Game Laws. when we were young and dumb, i had a family member shoot a deer with a 22 magnum. Every one collapsed in a heap. Clearly either a Typically, I shot 55-grain bullets because, at the time, they were the heaviest readily available. I shot a number of deer with the .22-250 but more with the .223. In almost every place that I know of, it is illegal to hunt deer with a .22 caliber of any kind. Now - morally - you have a duty to get a one shot clean kill so the animal will not suffer. If the kid can head shoot a squirrel, then a head shot on a deer is viable. Yes you can kill a deer with a 22 mag if you are a good shot and shoot it in the head. Often overlooked and misunderstood, the .22 WMR is a serious 125-yard stopper for 2- to 20-pound critters and even larger game and varmints when a head shot is possible..22 WMR Vs. .17 HMR. Shot Placement. My .22 WMR turns varmints inside out at short range. My ex was trying to spook off a moose that was hanging around her barn - so she shot it with #4 shot normally use for bunnies - just to scare it off. But their are certinly a lot of strange folk outthere. He was working as part of a culling team in a mature mixed wood culling females and their dependants. It’s a lovely little round for killing things quietly. He told me that he shot almost 40 deer with that round (all in the head or neck). Where To Shoot A Deer. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. A 40-grain FMJ load for the.22 Mag. Q: Could A .22LR Hollow Point Kill A Deer Head Shot? Should I buy a like new BCM Recce 16 for $1k or build my own AR? Get your answers by asking now. That is why it is only legal to shoot a deer with a caliber that is more likely to drop the deer close by. Shooting a deer with a 22 - the odds of it dropping (called anchoring) is slim at best - this will be a wounded deer running the woods - and running like the wind. I haven't had that kind of luck with a 12 gauge slug! You shoot a deer with a 22 chances are its going to die. He told me that he shot almost 40 deer with that round (all in the head or neck). Hit it most anywhere in the neck, any hit on this inside of legs can rupture a big artery and animal bleed out. It's underpowered , Not legal & dumb to use. A perfect opportunity to make an ethical shot on this deer. If a tiny pellet from #4 shot can drop an adult moose - a 22 that is larger and more powerful sure can kill a deer. Yes, you just need to hit a vital organ or artery. You can find great guides and ideas about hunt on a certain site I have researched. With HP, it may expand instead of penetrating the skull. So yeah. will penetrate almost 20 inches in 10 percent ordnance gelatin. Many hunters predicted it would be the death of the .22 WMR. The first involved an experienced deer manager who, confident in his ability, routinely used the head shot. Soon after first shooting light, the first shot of the day rang out, followed by another, then another. Shot from behind into the back - it can mess up the spine and cause the animal to loose use of the back legs. Joined: Feb 2009. One pellet made a perfect bee-line though the hide, missed the rib bones and hit the heart just right. * Nine (9*)times out of Ten (10*) you will end up crippling, and wounding the Deer. The rise of the AR-15 had not yet occurred, and I used a Kimber (the old "mini Mauser") and a Rod Herrett-stocked XP-100, both in .223. Our rule of thumb was always, if you take a doe, standing head shot if you feel like you have it (i.e: short, clear, calm shot). It would make the animal bleed to death before dying. Shooting a deer with a 22 - the odds of it dropping (called anchoring) is slim at best - this will be a wounded deer running the woods - and running like the wind. The technique used? Yahoo fait partie de Verizon Media. Oh heck yes. When the .17 HMR came out in 2002, it was instantly popular. Yes poachers do it all the time. It would be a slow death - but it would be fatal. Deer Park Texas. His answer — a .22 Magnum. LOL. I do not recommend it. Vous pouvez modifier vos choix à tout moment dans vos paramètres de vie privée. Scopes. LOL. Recently, the incredibly accurate, faster and flatter shooting .17 HMR stole some of the .22 Magnum’s thunder. Legally - since you shot it - it is your deer - and you need to catch up and finish the job. Posts: 6,077. I haven’t had that kind of luck with a 12 gauge slug. [Re: gnoahhh] #11499398 10/12/16: Joined : Feb 2009. Hardly the conditions the average whitetail hunter encounters, but thousands of caribou are killed that way annually. If it has antlers you are on your own for it. It would but that's against the law of hunting, that's being brutal to the animal. Pour autoriser Verizon Media et nos partenaires à traiter vos données personnelles, sélectionnez 'J'accepte' ou 'Gérer les paramètres' pour obtenir plus d’informations et pour gérer vos choix. This is why people use a high power rifle to hunt deer - anti-hunters dont understand why you need all that 'power' - but - to hunt with a low power rifle means tons and tons of deer slowly suffering and dying in the woods - and the hunters come home empty handed...... not smart. i shot it in the shoulder with my 30-30 and it … Sources: 25th Amendment talk in Trump Cabinet, Lawmakers who voted to contest Electoral College, Trump officials who have quit since the Capitol riot, Dems press forward with plans to remove Trump, After riots in D.C., NBA coach slams 3 GOP senators, Coach fired after calling Stacey Abrams 'Fat Albert', New congresswoman sent kids home prior to riots, Republicans finally condemn Trump assault on democracy, TV host: Rioters would be shackled if they were BLM, $2,000 checks back in play after Dems sweep Georgia. WCCO 4 News At 10 – December 20, 2017 When you shoot a deer with a 22 mag it will kill it but the chance of finding it with a very little blood trail is very hard to do. I have a friend who used a .22 magnum rifle for urban deer control when his city received a nuisance permit to cull its deer herd. Thread starter Public Land Prowler; Start date Jan 25, 2009; Have you ever shot a deer with a .22 mag? it was deer season, and he was convinced he could do the job with it. The .22 Mag cartridge is not a recommended cartridge for deer hunting, it may be mighty, but it lacks the mass of rifle caliber ammo. Also 22 … I have taken dozens of deer with a 22-250 so I am not saying this round can not be used for them, just that I would not recommend a head shot and certainly not at 250-300 yards and I would never use a tipped bullet either. Many deer have been poached using a .22lr. That doesn't make a .22lr a deer cartridge. Heart and lungs are always going to be your most ideal shot. 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