Originally Posted by uwtriguy
I agree they are never perfect no matter how great the placement is. I downed a 6 pointer with a 12 gauge at 20 yards. Only really found pieces of heart left in its chest cavity. But that was after it still dropped instantly and kicked for a few seconds. This whole fold up and die peaceful thing I think rarely happens.
Actually, that IS perfect. That is, unless we want to start farm raising them and killing them with electrodes through the forehead.
We're hunting. Any shot that destroys/disrupts the animals CNS or cardio-pulmonary system is "perfect". The fact that it took 5 or 10 seconds to fully succumb is irrelevant.