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Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 749-8123
2718 Enterprise Drive
Opelika, AL
Adventure Sports Inc
(334) 887-8005
212 Gay
Auburn, AL
Hibbett Sports At Colonial Mall
(334) 821-8603
1627 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
Locum's Outdoor Sports
(334) 826-9791
939 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
(334) 887-6120
1199 S Donahue Dr Ste F
Auburn, AL
(334) 466-5500
2325 Bent Creek Road
Auburn, AL
Fitness & Recreation Outlet
(334) 821-3488
Auburn, AL
Locums Outdoor Sports
(334) 826-9791
939 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
(334) 887-6120
1199 S Donahue Dr
Auburn, AL
Auburn University Club
(334) 821-8391
1499 N Donahue Dr
Auburn, AL

Arrows - Practice as You Will Hunt

Jim Boyd

I see it all the time.

Not just in bowhunting - but in hunting in general.

Whatever you are going to do when hunting, do that in practice also! So many times, we hear stories about the big one that got away that is traced back to not doing this!

Never was this more true than in archery. There are so many variables in shooting a bow that any little change can throw you out of whack - and affect your aimpoint, big time.

I have been out of archery for a LONG time and just got back into it this year.

I have a crucial Midwest trip coming up in a few weeks and am really concerned about being able to make a good shot, if one is presented.

One of the things I did early on, after I got a new bow (Bear Attack) was to ditch the field points and the regular nocks.

I am shooting my actual broadheads and Nocturnal brand nocks for all of my practice...

I made a test before doing so, however... I left three arrows with field points and plastic nocks and set up three arrows for hunting and shot them in comparison tests.

I learned two things immediately:

∗ the two different groups fly altogether differently

∗ the field point / plastic nock group shoot a lot better than the hunting arrows

I guess it is the broadheads making the difference - but whatever... I have to shoot broadheads and will shoot the illuminated nocks... so that is all I am going to practice with.

In fact, I shot a lot better with the field points - that would give you a false sense of confidence that might be shattered if you used a broadhead and made a bad shot on a deer.

I am shooting from 10 - 30 yards primarily, from an elevated deck behind my house. I do shoot 40 and 50 yards but they do not seem to be real world shots, at least for me.

I am older now - 53 - and the constant practice is not easy, but I am seeing marked improvement each week.

I am not shooting little 1" groups at 20 yards, but I have stopped shooting at the same spot - could not a...

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Alabama Hunting Regulations

Age Requirement:

No child under the age of 16 is required to procure a hunting license; a licensed adult must accompany the individual. 

Education Requirement:

Anyone born on or after August 1, 1977 must show proof of completing a Hunter Education course prior to purchasing a hunting license except active duty U.S. military personnel, Alabama residents who are active members of the National Guard of the United States, and persons certified by the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission as law enforcement officers who are employed by a law enforcement agency. The Wildlife Heritage Act of 2007 provided a mentor provision for hunter education. Hunting license buyers now have the option to hunt under the "supervision required" status in lieu of passing the hunter education course. Hunters under supervision MUST be under normal voice control, not to exceed 30 feet away from a properly licensed hunter 21 years of age or older. Under no circumstance shall the supervising person be the holder of a "supervision required" license.

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