Re: Do you hunt big game with a bow?
I can understand your enthusiasm and wish you well.
At 31 years of age I was just getting into serious competitive archery on the
State and national level, shooting a recurve bow. My physical condition was
such, I gave little or no thought to shooting hours of practice. Some where around the age of 35, I started having a small pain in my right shoulder and it got worse.
Bursitis had set in and I was through shooting and holding the weight of the
About five years later, I had the opportunity to shoot a compound
bow with 50% let off. Wow, I could again participate in the sport I love so dearly.
Now at 81, I am still shooting my compound bow and physically fit enough to
shoot an occasional tournament, as well as go big game hunting.
My long bow and 5 recurves are now wall hangers and dust collectors.