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The quartering-forward shot is when your target is facing toward you, but at an angle. A deer or other game that is quartering toward you presents a clear shot to the vital organs. A rifle shot can be taken at this angle if the gun is already trained on the animal.

Shot angle: quartering-toward

Rifle hunters should use the chest area above the near front leg as the aiming point for a lung shot.

Bowhunters should avoid this shot because the vital areas are protected by bone. Also, an arrow should not be fired at an animal that is looking at you.