November 6th, 2012, 07:44 AM
? on a liver hit deer
Hey peeps, could you guys tell me how far a liver hit deer will go and how long it will take for them to die? I hit one last night have pretty good blood but backed out until this a.m only problem is it rained last night.
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November 6th, 2012, 07:48 AM
If it wasn't pressured then most likely didn't go far. But ya never know with liver hits.
November 6th, 2012, 07:56 AM
Ive never had one go very far. If you were in cover you ought to find it pretty easy.
November 6th, 2012, 07:57 AM
Re: ? on a liver hit deer
I shot a buck Saturday liver shot , went about 80 yards
November 6th, 2012, 07:59 AM
Yeah i agree with Team Hoyt PA. As long as nothing pushed it, it would want to "curl up & die". Also search a close source of water.
November 6th, 2012, 08:01 AM
You did the right thing backing out. You should find him quickly this morning. Good luck!
November 6th, 2012, 08:02 AM
My buddy did the same thing last night... waiting to hear from him this AM on recovery as well.
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November 6th, 2012, 08:09 AM
Not proud of it but I liver hit both my does this year. Both were recovered less than 100 yds.
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November 6th, 2012, 08:33 AM
mine went about 100yards last year, took about 5 hours to expire
November 6th, 2012, 08:35 AM
Mine went about 50 yards and was down for the count in about 2 minutes. Don't know how normal that is.
November 6th, 2012, 08:40 AM
I liver hit one the other day, and she made it about 250 yards. From the looks of the blood trail, she ran the whole way though.
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November 6th, 2012, 08:45 AM
I shot a doe in the liver about 6 years ago she ran over 500 yards recovered her the next day but I have also shot deer in the liver and watched them run 30 yards stop then fall over.
November 6th, 2012, 08:51 AM
ive never had one go really far. they just tend to bed down and stay alive a little bit longer than a lung hit. if you gave him over night you will more than likely find the deer
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