Finding a wounded deer is never easy, but these tips will simplify your task.
A.) Color of blood: dark
C.) The deer will live for about 3 to 5 minutes.
D.) Travels: between 60 nd 70 yards.
2.) Lung shot: The deer will run straight and hard for 45 to 50 yards and then slow down and stager, falling to the ground.
A.) Color: Very fine spray of pinkish bubbly blood.
B.) Waiting time: 5 minutes must be hit in one lung. If hit in both, won't go more than 80 to 90 yards. Will live for about 10 minutes.
3.) "Kidney Shot"
A.) Hair: Long and dark in color and a little black on the tips.
B.) Color: Dark and shows in very fine spray.
C.) Should die within 5 minutes.
D.) Travels: not more than 90 to 100 yards.
E.) Waiting time: 10 minutes
4.) With a liver shot the hair in the area is brownish-gray.
A.) Blood: Very dark in color, won't travel more than 70 yards.
B.) Waiting time: 4 to 5 minutes.
5.) Hitting a deer in the spine will drop him/her in their tracks.