0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. Not a big deal, but may lead some to think the liver is a much larger relative target than it actually is. | Inspiration- … "COLORADO PARKS & WILDLIFE." only shot i wont take is quartering to but in close quarter head on i would take it because i know where to aim. Shari did AWESOME work! Thanks for posting her work here, Jaquomo_feral! The most accurate way to tell an elk’s age is by examining his teeth. It seems to show the bones up and back just a little. On close broadside shots I aim for the bunched muscle bulge about 1/3 of the way up and watch them fall. ETS Like-1 protein Elk-1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ELK1. An elk on the move can walk a dozen or more miles in a day. It is more the front third of the CV region. While it is difficult to determine the age of an elk accurately when viewing him at a distance, his rack provides some clues about his age. 15-Sep-09. 24 $49.99 $49.99. Study it close and you will understand why straight up the front leg is a much better shot with less chance of losing than animal, than behind the crease. Skull Hooker Big Hooker European Trophy Mount – Perfect Kit for Hanging and Mounting Taxidermy Elk, Moose, Caribou Antlers Skulls for Display – Available in Graphite Black and Robust Brown. Written originally at Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz as a milestone of the EXCITING EU Research and Training Network, the code is designed to be as simple as possible so that new developments in the field of density functional theory (DFT) can be added quickly and reliably. I am coaching my three teenager on this exact subject and these photos are so helpful. That area is the sweet spot. Good luck guy's. Every deer hunter wants quick, clean, and humane kills. 4. Sivart, you are correct in thinking the photo I posted is not exactly as it is on an elk. Get trained and certified in the art and science of Classic/Single-Layer eyelash extensions application by enrolling in our hands-on 4-day Classic Lash Extension Certification Training. Hopefully this will help some of you who are confused. Take the air out of them ! Another good link for elk shot placement. I've seen several skeletal photos and real skeletons of several animals including deer, elk, horses, etc. No blood, and I had tracks for a long while. I by no means think my example is exact, but it was meant to show more the general make up and not meant as a photo that is anatomically correct. But should we be aiming elsewhere? Thanks for sharing, that is really good information to know! I've looked for some overlay images that have the anatomy (skeletal and organs) in regards and there doesn't seem to be much other than what has been posted. (That is a pic from BB that I saved on my pc last year). I got about 2" of penetration, and as far as I know, the elk is still alive today. Figured I'd start a new one since the other one had grown stale. that last elk better not bed down on this side, he could puncture his lungs! Advanced Elk Anatomy and Shot Placement Guide, w/overlays. Have been victim of missing high and hitting "no mans" land. Colorado Parks & Wildlife. From you picture, I would have heart shot that bull? I agree with BB that you likely hit a little higher and more forward than you thought, because 4" in front of the crease would have been a definite heart shot - as you can see from Shari's and BB's profiles. Adult males have antlers that may reach a width of five feet. 17 videos of the closest elk hunting encounters of all time. Spiral's customers experience a rich selection of quality binding, laminating and finishing equipment and supplies. To kill an animal with a single shot is the goal of every responsible hunter. 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