Do you hunt big game with a bow?

Discussion in 'Polls' started by Len Backus, May 8, 2008.

  1. YES

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    60.8%
  2. NO

    426 vote(s)
    39.2%
  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Do you hunt big game with a bow?
     
  2. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    Yup - deer and black bears for many years. However, I've got to admit that I have shifted my time, energy and money to longrange biggame hunting and that kind of leaves those 2213's at blistering speeds falling a little short.
     

  3. Cobramach1

    Cobramach1 Well-Known Member

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    I did buy a bow a few years back though and took the bow certification course so I'm looking forward to trying my hand at it sometime. I'm confident in my abilities with the bow and am comfortable with it so I'll probably give it a go in the next few years.
     
  4. VSSF

    VSSF Well-Known Member

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    It's just more time in the woods,and Earlier. This is my first one with a bow,last year. Long time comeing.
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  5. archdlx

    archdlx Well-Known Member

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    Had to vote no...even though I have three bows...I haven't haven't HUNTED with them in 10 or 12 years.
    Hope to remedy that some day.
     
  6. Ridgerunner665

    Ridgerunner665 Well-Known Member

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    I voted yes...but I will confess, I have switched to using a crossbow. I have killed a few dozen deer and bear with a regular bow...but I like the crossbow better.

    The crossbow is easier to maneuver and more comfortable to me.
     
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  7. magicofmt

    magicofmt Well-Known Member

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    6 elk with a bow, one bull with a rifle
     
  8. pdog06

    pdog06 Well-Known Member

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    I'm a yes, but only been doing it for 3 years or so. Never realized what I was missing all those years. Right now is a gorgeous time to be in the woods.
     
  9. Yotebuster

    Yotebuster Well-Known Member

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    YES!!! 11 elk, 3 Antelope, somewhere between 17 and 20 deer can't quite remember. But also love go hunt with my firesticks just as much
     
  10. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    60% bow
    20% crossbow
    15% rifle
    5% muzzleloader
     
  11. prtaylor

    prtaylor Well-Known Member

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    I deer hunt with a bow evey year. I would like to elk hunt but have not gotten drawn for it yet. Maybe next year for that
     
  12. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    No but, bow hunting or any bow shooting from some of the rigs I've seen looks like it can get pretty sophisticated and technical. My hats off to you guys that do it and are good at it.
     
  13. Joaquin B

    Joaquin B Well-Known Member

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    Definetely!!! Got my first elk with my Browning Mirage SX a couple of years ago.
     
  14. HUAINAMACHERO

    HUAINAMACHERO Well-Known Member

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    Had to vote NO.
    Have been shooting a bow since 1992, but where I live whitetails live only in open country, that is why everytime I go hunting I take my rifle. I have to try someday though.