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Old 09-17-2009, 05:36 PM
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any one got any ideals for a first year bow hunter.
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Old 09-18-2009, 01:30 AM
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Is there anything specific you are wanting to know? The world of bowhunting can be very complex ..
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Old 09-18-2009, 03:29 AM
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Hey Tyler,
Welcome aboard! My idea(s) for you would be to practice a lot, be patient and enjoy it!
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Old 09-18-2009, 03:37 AM
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Practice Practice Practice!!!!!
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Old 09-18-2009, 05:19 AM
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Practice a lot with your bow. If I could give you just one strategy on where to set up to hunt it would be breaklines. Make it easy on yourself and set up where two different types of cover come together, like where thick pines run into the open hardwoods. Hunt inside and outside of those cover breaks. Don't get real fancy and just enjoy yourself!
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Old 09-18-2009, 05:40 AM
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"Patience!" Wait for that deer to give you the right shot!
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Old 09-18-2009, 08:06 AM
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Welcome to club !!!!!!!! Your ganna be hooked just as stated above...Practice as much as possibel and have some patience. Bowhunting has many variables so don't get discouraged when it doesn't all come together at once.......Good luck, Have Fun, and above all Be SAFE
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Old 09-19-2009, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by TNT View Post
"Patience!" Wait for that deer to give you the right shot!
The most important lesson in bow hunting. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The second most important lesson.

It is OK if the deer wins !!!!!!! -If you aren't offered a good shot -PASS - another one will be by in a little bit.

The third most important lesson -

If you make an error in judgment - the deer is the only one who SUFFERS !

How about a few rules - WRITTEN IN STONE

#1 Be SAFE

#2 Have FUN

#3 Be SAFE

#4 Have FUN
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Old 09-19-2009, 02:10 PM
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Always remember, practice makes perfect.
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