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Preparing for elk season.. 1/2 way there

Old 05-09-2007, 05:19 PM
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I've been shooting my Allegiance and my Guardian pretty regularly in preparation for my first elk hunt this fall... I just knew I was going to be taking my new Allegiance because of the weight savings, but I gotta tell ya -- this Guardian is just one sweet shooter!

At least I'm making good progress on 1/2 of the equation... the shooting. This isprettyconsistent with what I'm getting at 30 out of the Guardian with five arrows. Most of the time, Ishoot at different spots.

Now if I can get my butt in gear and start working hard on my cardio, I'll be happy!



Man, what a shooter!


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Old 05-09-2007, 05:21 PM
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Those bars sure look sweet Greg [8D]
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Old 05-09-2007, 05:23 PM
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Very nice!!!!
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Old 05-09-2007, 05:25 PM
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I hear ya Greg. I need to buy myself a new target, as I've outshot my current 2. I'm heading to Idaho this fall for the first time chasing elk, unless I draw in my home state of SD, then I'm not heading that far West. I've been running and lifting on a regular basis now that it has warmed up outside.
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Old 05-09-2007, 06:37 PM
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That is very good! I only hit the black ring, but I did great every year.

Kidding. I got similar result @ 40 yd.

Now go exercise...
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Old 05-09-2007, 06:41 PM
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Looks real ok, now locating and holding those animalsstill ,,and holding them long enough to get an arrow off.
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Old 05-09-2007, 06:47 PM
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uh hmmm


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Old 05-09-2007, 07:10 PM
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I have a feeling I'm the only one who is going to look at that and say great shooting ....BUT.......your bow isn't sighted in.
LOL
A touch low left for the center ofthat group. (Upper right arrow is the flyer.)


And you and me both on the cardio buddy......you and me both. (But I'm workin' on it fatty [8D])


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Old 05-09-2007, 07:15 PM
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I think I saw somewhere you are going to Colorado. Where about?

You will have a blast chasing those bulls around Greg. I went for the first time in '05 and it was awsome. We went outside Taos, New Mexico, on public ground and saw 1 other hunter and lots of elk. I was planning on going again this year but had to cancell when my wife was diagnosed with Lukemia last Oct.

Here is the results of my first elk hunt. Hope to see you in a picture like this in a few months.

You are right, you need to be in shape. The air is mighty thin out there, not a lot of oxygen in it.


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Old 05-09-2007, 07:41 PM
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Definately work on the cardio and pronto. You should be able to run til your out of breath, grab the bow and shoot with pinpoint accuracy.....trust me...lol

I know when I shot my bull, I was at full draw for what seemed like forever....when my bow went off, the bull dropped, I was on all 4's trying to suck air....all that oxygen and I couldn't get any. It was the elevation for me. I thought I was in pretty good shape and I was, my muscles never fatigued however, oxygen was hard to come by...lol
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