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Bow Hunting Equipment: To Buy or Not to Buyfrom: Bow Hunting Equipment is a major area of importance in the sport of bow hunting. There are many choices to be made and many myths to be expelled. It is not the brand name that counts; it is the quality of the bow hunting equipment you choose. It is important that your bow hunting equipment correlate with its purpose, and is equally important that it 'fit' you.
When choosing bow hunting equipment, it is important that you do your homework and get expert advice. If you are lucky enough to have grown up around bow hunting and gotten hands on experience and advice from an expert as you learned, then you probably are not going to be reading this, so this article will be largely focused on new bow hunting enthusiasts. The novice faces a much different set of concerns and needs then does the experienced bow hunting aficionado.
The average new bow hunter is understandably concerned with costs. With that in mind, several factors should be considered when choosing bow hunting equipment. If you are really not sure how much you want to invest, consider renting hunting equipment initially. That way, you can have a relatively small investment until you see if you want to invest more money in your sport. Just be sure, even when renting bow hunting equipment, that you choose equipment that is both a good fit for you, and appropriate for the hunting you plan to do with it. Be certain you take an authority with you, or get exact advice on what is best for you, before you rent. Rental agents are rarely experts, so be prepared before you go to the rental agency.
Many times Pro Archery shops require the personnel be experts and even require that they receive formal education so they can help customers make good choices when they are about to purchase equipment. Often, if you go in at a time when the shop is not really busy, you can explain that you are a new bow hunter, and want to rent bow hunting equipment initially to be sure the sport is for you. Once you tell them that get their card and agree to purchase from them later if you decide bow hunting is for you, they will help you determine what you need and what equipment is a best fit for you. That way, you can get the advice and help you need to rent equipment, while putting off big investments until you are sure.
That way, when you are ready to purchase bow hunting equipment, you can go to the store with a little experience under your belt, already know what you like, what you need, and what would be the best choice for you. Expert advice in fitting bows to your needs, getting the proper pull weight, the proper type of bow, etc. and fitting all that to the type of game you will be hunting, etc. will make it easier to afford good quality bow hunting equipment when you are ready to buy, and you can buy the best you can afford, while not feeling tempted to settle for lesser quality, because you are afraid if the sport of bow hunting may not be for you.
Hunting With A Recurve Bow News
It's final: Crossbows legal for hunting in New York beginning this fall - The Post-Standard - syracuse.com
It's final: Crossbows legal for hunting in New York beginning this fall
The Post-Standard - syracuse.com
A legal crossbow consists of a bow and string, either compound or recurve, that launches a minimum 14-inch bolt or arrow, not including point, mounted upon a stock with a trigger that holds the string and limbs under tension until released. • The ...
Crossbow hunting regulations are set
Archery rules change for Sardis Lake - WTVA
Archery rules change for Sardis Lake
Starting with the 2014-2015 deer hunting season, all hunters have to possess a permit prior to hunting in the archery area. Permits can be picked up at ... Hunters may use long bows, recurves and compound bows in the areas. For more information ...
New Rules for Sardis Lake Archery Area
Outdoors column: Bow Hunting '14 - Tallahassee.com
Outdoors column: Bow Hunting '14
After the bow has been serviced, sight it in. Twenty yards is a good range. That will put you on target at 10, 20, and 30 yards. Shots beyond 30 yards are iffy and you have to start thinking about wind and drop. Old-school shooters using a recurve bow ...
Outdoor Life: Crossbows or compound bows? - Statesboro Herald
Outdoor Life: Crossbows or compound bows?
Compound bows shoot traditional arrow shafts typically made out of aluminum or carbon whereas crossbows shoot what is usually called a bolt. A bolt is basically a smaller version of an arrow but typically has the same effectiveness as an arrow shot ...
Deer archery season to open September 5 - Bay Net
Deer archery season to open September 5
Junior Hunting License holders are exempt from the antler point restriction. Sika deer archery ... The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to check in deer taken with a long, compound or recurve bow as harvested with a vertical bow.