Video: Breeding Buck; Wait, Shoot, or Pass?


Video: Breeding Buck; Wait, Shoot, or Pass?

You’ve been hunting hard, and the big buck you’ve been after finally shows up. Every hair stands on end, and shivers chase themselves up and down your spine.

Then he hops up on a doe and starts giving her the business.

Would you shoot the buck off of the doe? Many would; with a steady rest there’s not much chance that you’d hit the doe. Would you wait until the deed was done and risk him running away afterward? Or would you let him go?

Watch this great little hunting video to see what happened here.

What would you have done?

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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