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Old 01-31-2012, 06:59 PM
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What fletching colors do you use for hunting?
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Old 01-31-2012, 07:39 PM
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I use 3, 5" feathers on each arrow. All 3 feathers are solid white in color. White color is easily seen at the first light of day approaches and it's easily seen at the last light of day toward evening.
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Old 01-31-2012, 09:04 PM
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Very visible, especially with the Flo Green nocks.... I will always use these nocks!

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Old 01-31-2012, 09:27 PM
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Chartruese or bright yellow are my favorites--usually with the same color nocks, and fur or feather tracers. Pink also shows up good.

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Old 02-01-2012, 06:40 AM
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3 4" white feathers with white wrap and nock
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Old 02-01-2012, 06:50 AM
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I use yellow.Easy to see in flight and blend in well.
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Old 02-01-2012, 04:08 PM
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I also use white fletching. BUT I keep my fletchings covered with a camo cloth 'bag' except of course for the arrow on my bow. I've had too many deer see that white and take off on me.
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Old 02-02-2012, 03:25 AM
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Yellow crown dipped with 5inch yellow shield cut feathers and yellow nock
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Old 02-02-2012, 05:40 AM
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I've never used white, but I generally use something bright. It's nice to see the flight of the arrow on its way to the critter.
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:20 AM
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First deer I killed was with a wood arrow that was bright yellow from nock to b.o.p.--shaft painted yellow, flo. orange cresting, with a chartruese feather tracer. I could see it in flight!

I use a "Safari Tuff" Arrowmaster with fletch cover now--whole arrow is hidden. I think the animals (other than turkey) are alerted by the arrows "flagging" back and forth more than the color, but this quiver takes care of both.
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