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07-01-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,815
Posted By JSad

Stringing bow with notch on side of shoe

Watch that with a recurve. I saw one explode when the tip slipped off the shoe and hit the floor.
Forum: Young Hunters
07-01-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By JSad

Assistant coach and father of MO state champion

I am the assistant coach at Norwood MO. We had a junior high team and my daughter make it to nationals
06-28-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,625
Posted By JSad

It is becoming insanely popular in NASP (National...

It is becoming insanely popular in NASP (National Archery in Schools Program). Some schools are giving up their centershot targets and concentrating on 3d. While still not as popular with the...
06-28-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By JSad

NASP shooters or parents of

Anyone here like me, a proud parent of a National Archery in Schools Program student?
Forum: Bowfishing
06-27-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,646
Posted By JSad

Reeling in fish

That in part depends on your setup. Yes the line is tied to your arrow. Most use 80 to 200 pound test made for bowfishing but I prefer 45 pound braided catfish line that reduces the chance of the...
Forum: Bowfishing
06-27-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,250
Posted By JSad

Eating carp

Carp can be excellent eating IF prepared correctly. I prefer to fillet and then smoke mine at a low temp. They are bony and some score to cut the bone in bits but I prefer to leave bone whole on...
Forum: Bowfishing
06-27-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By JSad

I prefer about a forty or so pound recurve. ...

I prefer about a forty or so pound recurve. Recurves can be instinct shot at half draw on fish that may appear out of no where to surface next to you.
Forum: Bowfishing
06-27-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,502
Posted By JSad

As a biologist

As a biologist I can assure you that carp got here both from escape and government stocking programs, but just because they were stocked doesn't mean it was a good idea. They most certainly are...
Forum: Bowfishing
05-16-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,502
Posted By JSad

I too understand how you feel. I do eat the fish...

I too understand how you feel. I do eat the fish I take, but the destruction that the invasive carps are causing, in some cases collapsing whole river ecosystems.....I see no problem just killing...
05-16-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 25,150
Posted By JSad

I like a mixture of 75% maple and 25% hickory,...

I like a mixture of 75% maple and 25% hickory, but I haven't tried alder, it doesn't grow here.
05-16-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 25,150
Posted By JSad

My sister does that. And you are right, salmon...

My sister does that. And you are right, salmon patties and carp patties are hard to tell apart.....but I smoke most of mine. Cut out the red meat and throw it away. If you soak it in brine...
05-16-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,378
Posted By JSad

I don't like the 200# test for reels.....I assume...

I don't like the 200# test for reels.....I assume they fixed the old problems I had with the 808's but I still remember too many arrows coming back at me. I like that line for the bottle reels, but...
05-16-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,378
Posted By JSad

I made my own to start with....that was nearly 40...

I made my own to start with....that was nearly 40 years ago. My first reel was a turned wooden block (turned on a lathe to get the right shape to hold the line and let it slip off with little drag)...
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