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Old 09-15-2014, 10:54 AM
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How do you guys carry your bows through the thicket on your way to your stand or blind?

Bow sling? if so can you recommend a good one I have a long hike through a lot of thickets'

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Old 09-15-2014, 03:16 PM
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I carry mine in hand. I feel like its more maneuverable and less likely to get snagged on brush in my hands than on a sling. Not to mention, if I have legal shooting light, I carry with an arrow nocked - just in case.
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Old 09-16-2014, 08:03 AM
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I always clear a path for myself to get through so you aren't fighting brush and thickets. But before I started doing that if it was a longer walk I have a Primo's bow sling that I really like or if it was a short walk I would just carry it. If you can clear yourself a path makes it easier for you to get in and out and much quieter in most situations.
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Old 09-16-2014, 09:48 AM
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I never carry a bow with an arrow nocked. What if you trip run broadhead in your leg or worse. I just carry my bow in my hand up against my chest just so it don't get tangled.
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Old 09-16-2014, 11:46 AM
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I never carry a bow with an arrow nocked. What if you trip run broadhead in your leg or worse. I just carry my bow in my hand up against my chest just so it don't get tangled.
I like to live dangerously. Sometimes I run with scissors, just for the fun of it.
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Old 09-16-2014, 05:10 PM
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In my hand. Up against my chest if it gets real thick. I dont trust bow slings.
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Old 09-17-2014, 01:34 AM
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Originally Posted by cjclemens View Post
I like to live dangerously. Sometimes I run with scissors, just for the fun of it.

LMAO, now that is funny!
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by theshark View Post
How do you guys carry your bows through the thicket on your way to your stand or blind?

Bow sling? if so can you recommend a good one I have a long hike through a lot of thickets'

Thanks in advance
A primos bow sling, i would recommend. The sling not only protect your cams, but protects your strings also.
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Old 09-23-2014, 10:02 AM
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I never carry a bow with an arrow nocked. What if you trip run broadhead in your leg or worse. I just carry my bow in my hand up against my chest just so it don't get tangled.

I guess I better stop still hunting them then...... I carry mine in my hand, able to manuever around things better that way, Avoid brush that could mess up my bow, and keep quiter. It can be a pain to carry if you're packing a stand, backpack, climbing sticks, etc. But I've found in my hand is the best and safest spot for my bow. While hunting on the ground I carry less gear, and that makes carrying the bow much easier.
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Old 09-24-2014, 12:43 PM
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I never carry a bow with an arrow nocked. What if you trip run broadhead in your leg or worse. I just carry my bow in my hand up against my chest just so it don't get tangled.
Tell that to the guys out west who hunt by spot & stalk.
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