I had a recurve, but to be proficient with it takes lots of practice and I just didn't have the time or desire to spend the time with it. So, I use a compound bow now with sights and a release. Resisted going to a release until a few years ago, but it definitely improves accuracy and consistency.
I enjoy bow hunting and in fact I am going out this morning.
Martin bows have a reputation for being quality accurate bows. you can't go wrong with them. They just don't advertise to the extent that Mathews and some of the other bow manufacturers do, but advertising doesn't make a quality bow.
I could see the small band of mule deer picking their way towards me through the sagebrush 800 plus yards away. With my 10 power binoculars I spotted a legal buck bringing up the tail. I dropped down and crouched behind a large chunk of sage just waiting for them to pass within range. Unfortunately, they stopped and began milling around before finally settling down, with a few of them laying down right out in the open. They were not going to come to me; if I wanted any closer, I'd...