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.
This tip is for anyone who does or does not use a rangefinder while bowhunting, here is a simple and easy way to judge the distance to your game. Whether you’re in a tree or on the ground you can use this method at any time. Marking the distance before a hunt from your stand is a helpful way to determine the distance. I use either colored pins and/or hunters tape to mark trees at 20, 30 and 40 yards in 3 different spots around my stand. With those 9 markers I have a good chance that...