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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

I was figureing when i get to africa in 3 years i might bring my bow. maybe hunt lion form a tree with it? Thumbs up

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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

Maybe one day!! But I'm not holding my breath!!

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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

You might want to practice shooting the bow with a 458wm slung on your shoulder.

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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

Its been done before. Maybe just not dangerous game.

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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

I've seen film of Howard Hill using a long bow on a lion, at a full run, across the path of the arrow. Perfect hit.
He was as proficient as an archer can get.
His work is some interesting reading for archery buffs. Well worth your time.

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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

Howard Hill that sounds familiar. Was he the guy that could hit the quarters flipping through the air at like 12 paces? Or was that someone else?

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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

He's best known for his trick shooting.

He also did the archery work for the movie "Robin Hood" with Errol Flynn.
He was so proficient that the stunt men that worked with him in the movie had no risk.
No risk, low pay. That's Hollywood.

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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

i know that howard hill and fred bear killed elephant whith long bows

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was wondering if any one bow hunted africa?

Yeah that's the one I was talking about!! They had a small piece on him on the show Mythbusters a few weeks back.

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