This week on Cutting the Distance, Remi gets creative and shares his favorite games to keep archery practice fresh leading up to bow season.
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Unlike big game hunting, where there are typically separate seasons for firearms and archery equipment, there are no legal incentives to hunt small game with a bow. There are a few exceptions to this rule, including an archery-only duck hunt on a coastal refuge in the vicinity of Anchorage, Alaska. That alone should make you interested in archery equipment.
Instead, the decision to hunt small game with a bow typically comes down to personal...
It’s certainly possible to kill turkeys with traditional bows, thousands are taken every year that way. Before you attempt it, make sure that your shooting skills are absolutely top-notch. Don’t be tempted by birds that are at the outer limits of your comfortable shooting range.
Turkeys are a hell of a lot tougher to kill with a bow than you might think.
Try a Compound First
It’s safer to attempt your first archery turkey with a compound bow...
We’ve covered removing your bow grip and practicing at long distances to improve archery accuracy. Now we’re going to discuss the use of longer stabilizers.
What’s The Purpose of a Stabilizer?
As most of you know, a stabilizer is the rod that is screwed into the front of your bow riser. Popular brands of stabilizers include Trophy Ridge, Doinker, Limb Saver, Octane, and Pine Ridge Archery. Most any bow you see today has one of these screwed on...