I got an antelope on my thrid seaon of bow hunting, but it was my first attempt at antelope. My passion is elk and have yet to take one with a bow, this will be my 5th season. I have had some real close encounters one bull at 25 yards but no shot.
Hopefully 1, this is my first year bow hunting, I've been hunting for bout 20 or so yrs, when I would rifle hunt i would stalk in as close as possible usally into 20 yrds or so, I think the transition to bow hunting will be smooth because of the way i hunted already. Just now I can hunt the animals in the rut
I have yet to take a whitetail with my bow. I havn't hunted them much during archery season and this year will be the first time I'm able to spend alot of time after them with my bow. I've gun hunted them alot but thats a different story.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...