Thread: The Neck Shot?
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Old December 10, 2019, 05:37 PM   #24
Old Stony
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Neck shots with a muzzleloader are not as effective as a high velocity modern bullet, as far as the damage done and shock done to the animal. I do neck shots often, using a 6.5 Creedmore with 123 Gr. Hornady SST bullets and it is VERY effective. I use the same combo on a lot of hogs, shooting them in from the center of the front leg or forward of that area...with lots of success due to CNS damage. Using a muzzleloader, I prefer the old double lung shots on deer though.
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