Archive for long shots

Do You Need a 40-Yard Pin?

By Bob Robb

Bowhunting is a game conducive to thick cover, tight quarters and close shots. That most bowhunters set their stands for in-your-face encounters is highlighted by a survey I saw recently. This study asked archery pro shop owners—guys and gals who speak with thousands of customers annually about deer hunting—about what hunters had to say about their shots at deer. The survey showed that the average bow shot at white-tailed deer is somewhere between 21 and 25 yards.

December 15, 2011

Bowhunters: How Far is Too Far?

By Bob Robb

Few arguments heat up a bowhunting camp debate quicker than the subject of distances at which a skilled hunter should actually take a bow shot at a big game animal.

July 26, 2011