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The different forms of archery competition

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It’s only fair to share…International competitions in archery are regulated under the rules of the International Archery Federation (FITA). Here are the disciplines listed by FITA: Outdoor Archery The 1440 round: 36 arrows at each distance of 90, 70, 50, 30 meters for men and 70, 60, 50, 30 meters for women. This makes a […]

You have to learn when to draw your bow

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It’s only fair to share…I remember the first really big buck I ever saw. I was still hunting through an old apple orchard that had become overgrown. It was covered with deer trails and I used to sneak through it using the well worn trails to cover the sound of my footsteps. As I neared […]

My first experience with buck fever

buckfever

It’s only fair to share…You’re not sick – in fact you’ never felt better.  Twenty feet up in your tree stand, last week of October and the whitetail rut is starting to kick into high gear.  The crunch of leaves gave him away before I ever saw him.  A quick grunt and the crunching comes […]

The importance of scent control when bowhunting

Bowhunting

It’s only fair to share…YOU STINK I had been hunting for the better part of 8 years when I met a friend of a friend who was a hardcore bowhunter with several successful seasons under his belt.  He was turning the corner in becoming a trophy hunter while I had yet to meet success.  He […]

Camo clothing basics for bowhunting beginners

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It’s only fair to share…The selection of camo hunting clothes on the market today is amazing. Materials used in their design can keep you warm in sub zero temperatures, keep you dry in a downpour, keep you from perspiring, eliminate odors, keep your movements quiet, provide concealment even in open country and much more.  I’ll focus […]

Protecting your bow with a case is really important

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It’s only fair to share…Protecting your investment in archery equipment is critical.  A bow case provides substantial protection for your bow, even while in storage.  A good bow case really shows its value when you have to travel with your archery equipment.  I have used two different cases – one a low end model and the […]

Basic deer hunting techinques with a bow

Bow hunting from the ground

It’s only fair to share…There are as many ways to hunt deer with a bow as there are hunters.  The basics of bow hunting will remain the same regardless of the way you choose to do it.  You will need to remain quiet, control your scent, avoid being spotted, and  get close.  Ideally, the method  that […]

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