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Targeting these vitals on the deer provides for the greatest margin of errof.
Here is a anatomy diagram showing the internal organs and structure of a whitetail deer.
One of the most difficult aspects of shot placement on a deer is locating the vitals and avoiding the shoulder especially when bowhunting.
Angles from tree stands and even the body position of the deer need to be considered.
That is a fairly steep angle though...arrow could\'ve deflected down after hitting the ribs instead of exiting through the chest and missing the vitals. ARVelocity, it sounds like you hit your deer a little far back and is probably a gut shot. I have since then gone back to hunt and had a chance to study the situation more and think that I got some of that no mans land myself. Found my arrow with out a trace on it, but i have a blood trail. By using this method we have found numerous deer we had lost the trail of but picked it up again after some distance.