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What's the longest poke ya'll have ever made in yer' life?

Question by Clayton Copper. Uploaded on December 24, 2009

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from Skeeb wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Hmmmm...now why does that name look so familiar? lol. A little under 150 yds.

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from steve182 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

about 287 yds, give or take. one shot,done

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from Walt Smith wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

I killed my biggest buck on a gallop at 379 yards,measured it with google earth. 110% luck (yes I'm a honest fella) my longest shot after that was around 220 yds. My average around 50 ft. Closest 15ft.

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from jestr1 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Around the woods of Nh you dont generally get more than a 50 -75 yd shot.

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from BigBboy25 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

643 yards on a Cow Elk

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from Ed J wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

585 yards on a prairie dog.

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from stephensfamily@... wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Not for sure But I'm guessing around 130+. With my slug gun on my first wall hanger muley.

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from kolbster wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

250 yards exactly.

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from brw7979 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

674 Yards, got a good size boar. With a .270 WSM,just last month.

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from 99explorer wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

My longest shot at anything was 330 yards on a woodchuck, from a prone position with a .22-250. I forget what yardage I was sighted in for, but on that shot, I held the crosshairs on his hairline between the ears.

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from the hunter wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

175 yards with a .243 on a whitetail. Hit the heart and one lung.

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from Del in KS wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

355 yd 1 shot kill on WT buck with a mod 70 in 270 Win.

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from Beekeeper wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

305 yards with a .308 and 165 grain Nosleer BT, Whitetail buck

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from Jere Smith wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

450 yards M-60 Machine gun. In Viet Nam.

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from growersnc wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Moishe, by son the Marine is a fan of the M-60 or anything in 50 cal.
My longest shot was 370 yards on a whitetail. M700 BDL .243

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from hjohn429 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

My longest shot was about 200 yards on a Coke bottle. I was useing a Remington 788 in 223.

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from buckhunter wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

110 yds. .50 cal Renegade M/L. Open sights. Whitetail doe.

58 yd bowkill. Mule Deer.

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from jwallen wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

The longest one that I thought I deserved was on a Dall ram at a lazered 391 yards prone and wrapped up in my sling. I had my hunting partner watching through his spotting scope and I had just fired that same load at 400 yards four days before. They had caught our scent and were hiding in a ravine about 100 yards away and one of the satellite rams had us unable to move without spooking him where he was bedded. When the other six rams that were in the ravine started to move into view they were all clustered together and I could not shoot him out of the bunch of smaller rams. They kept moving in a bunch slowly uphill and to the right and finally at 391 yards they separated, stopped and there was a chance to shoot. I held 3 minutes of elevation and squeezed the shot on the half and hold. There was no reaction from the ram and I asked my hunting partner if he marked the shot. Just then the ram went down. He never moved and the other rams just stood staring at him. Just for curiosity I set up a target at the same distance the next day and fired a round. It struck the target 2" high. I have made others at the mid 400's but I considered them luck. This one was repeatable.

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from kcase66 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Shot a moose at 500 yrds with 30-06 model 700 rem.used 180gr.bt horandy handload 51gr.4064.

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from IanS wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

350 yards. coyote

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from 3MATTC wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

504 on coyote with Browning A-bolt .22-250
and 218 yards on whitetail with T/C Omega 50 cal.
muzzleloader. and 52 yards with PSE Durango bow and carbon arrows, mechanical broadheads......
would rather have them closer then further though :)

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from vtbluegrass wrote 4 years 15 weeks ago

Just last week took a doe at 230. I don't hunt in the open land much so it was stoked to let the legs out on my 270 a bit.
Closest shot was about 8 ft with a bow, on the ground, no blind. At one point that deer was too close for me to extend my arm with the bow and safely shoot. Coolest thing by far that happened to me in the woods.

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from crm3006 wrote 4 years 15 weeks ago

297 steps, on a coyote with a .222 Remington Mohawk.

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from Sarge01 wrote 4 years 13 weeks ago

Here in WV the longest shots where I hunt are under 100 yards. I killed a 30 inch mule deer in Colorado at 410 yards. Missed it first two times. Shot over. Got settled down and took a solid rest off my backpack and made the shot.

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from Big D wrote 4 years 8 weeks ago

458 yards on a male fox with a 22-250 rem model 700 SPS Varmint rifle with a 6-18 Mark 2 Leupold scope and a 55gr. Nosler Ballistic Tip with 34.0 gr. of IMR 8208 powder.

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from Jere Smith wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

450 yards M-60 Machine gun. In Viet Nam.

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from Skeeb wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Hmmmm...now why does that name look so familiar? lol. A little under 150 yds.

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from jestr1 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Around the woods of Nh you dont generally get more than a 50 -75 yd shot.

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from Walt Smith wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

I killed my biggest buck on a gallop at 379 yards,measured it with google earth. 110% luck (yes I'm a honest fella) my longest shot after that was around 220 yds. My average around 50 ft. Closest 15ft.

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from crm3006 wrote 4 years 15 weeks ago

297 steps, on a coyote with a .222 Remington Mohawk.

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from Sarge01 wrote 4 years 13 weeks ago

Here in WV the longest shots where I hunt are under 100 yards. I killed a 30 inch mule deer in Colorado at 410 yards. Missed it first two times. Shot over. Got settled down and took a solid rest off my backpack and made the shot.

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from steve182 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

about 287 yds, give or take. one shot,done

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from Ed J wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

585 yards on a prairie dog.

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from stephensfamily@... wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Not for sure But I'm guessing around 130+. With my slug gun on my first wall hanger muley.

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from brw7979 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

674 Yards, got a good size boar. With a .270 WSM,just last month.

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from Del in KS wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

355 yd 1 shot kill on WT buck with a mod 70 in 270 Win.

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from growersnc wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Moishe, by son the Marine is a fan of the M-60 or anything in 50 cal.
My longest shot was 370 yards on a whitetail. M700 BDL .243

bd

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from hjohn429 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

My longest shot was about 200 yards on a Coke bottle. I was useing a Remington 788 in 223.

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from buckhunter wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

110 yds. .50 cal Renegade M/L. Open sights. Whitetail doe.

58 yd bowkill. Mule Deer.

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from jwallen wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

The longest one that I thought I deserved was on a Dall ram at a lazered 391 yards prone and wrapped up in my sling. I had my hunting partner watching through his spotting scope and I had just fired that same load at 400 yards four days before. They had caught our scent and were hiding in a ravine about 100 yards away and one of the satellite rams had us unable to move without spooking him where he was bedded. When the other six rams that were in the ravine started to move into view they were all clustered together and I could not shoot him out of the bunch of smaller rams. They kept moving in a bunch slowly uphill and to the right and finally at 391 yards they separated, stopped and there was a chance to shoot. I held 3 minutes of elevation and squeezed the shot on the half and hold. There was no reaction from the ram and I asked my hunting partner if he marked the shot. Just then the ram went down. He never moved and the other rams just stood staring at him. Just for curiosity I set up a target at the same distance the next day and fired a round. It struck the target 2" high. I have made others at the mid 400's but I considered them luck. This one was repeatable.

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from kcase66 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

Shot a moose at 500 yrds with 30-06 model 700 rem.used 180gr.bt horandy handload 51gr.4064.

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from IanS wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

350 yards. coyote

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from 3MATTC wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

504 on coyote with Browning A-bolt .22-250
and 218 yards on whitetail with T/C Omega 50 cal.
muzzleloader. and 52 yards with PSE Durango bow and carbon arrows, mechanical broadheads......
would rather have them closer then further though :)

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from Big D wrote 4 years 8 weeks ago

458 yards on a male fox with a 22-250 rem model 700 SPS Varmint rifle with a 6-18 Mark 2 Leupold scope and a 55gr. Nosler Ballistic Tip with 34.0 gr. of IMR 8208 powder.

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from BigBboy25 wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

643 yards on a Cow Elk

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from kolbster wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

250 yards exactly.

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from 99explorer wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

My longest shot at anything was 330 yards on a woodchuck, from a prone position with a .22-250. I forget what yardage I was sighted in for, but on that shot, I held the crosshairs on his hairline between the ears.

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from the hunter wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

175 yards with a .243 on a whitetail. Hit the heart and one lung.

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from Beekeeper wrote 4 years 16 weeks ago

305 yards with a .308 and 165 grain Nosleer BT, Whitetail buck

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from vtbluegrass wrote 4 years 15 weeks ago

Just last week took a doe at 230. I don't hunt in the open land much so it was stoked to let the legs out on my 270 a bit.
Closest shot was about 8 ft with a bow, on the ground, no blind. At one point that deer was too close for me to extend my arm with the bow and safely shoot. Coolest thing by far that happened to me in the woods.

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