Not really - it's just that Kansas being completely flat that we have to take some really long shots. So long that it is often day when we let loose the arrow and night by the time it gets to the animal so the illuminated nocks come in handy
I was shootin arrows one day in the backyard of my grandparents house at my block. It was like my 10th time shooting a bow, and of course my first arrow went astray. I searched for about 15 minutes and never found it. This was at the beginning of january, and my grandfather called me this week to tell me he finally found my arrow!
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...