Deer & Deer Hunting

MAXIMUM RANGE

our maximum effective range, or MER, is the point at which you can assemble five out of five arrows into the circumference correlating to the vital area of the animal you’re pursuing. Eight inches for pronghorns or small deer, 10 inches on average for large deer or black bear, 14 inches for elk, just as examples. Taking the life of another living creature is damn serious business and two out of three isn’t good enough. Range is most emphatic to bowhunting because bows and arrows are inherently short-range

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