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Every aspect of your hunting plan should center on getting a “perfect” shot. While absolute perfection is rare, you can come close by striving for perfection, which includes:

  • Properly placing the elevated stand or ground blind
  • Staying downwind when possible
  • Using covering, attractant scent, and game calls effectively
  • Limiting your movements
  • Shooting within your effective range
  • Applying everything you’ve learned from previous hunting experiences

Shot Selection Is Key

Good shot selection helps the hunter place a shot in the vital organs. Shot selection includes choosing the proper shot angle, shooting within an effective range, and properly timing the shot.