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Bugs N Bullets Sports Shop
(406) 782-6251
40 Sportsman Way
Butte, MT
 
Outdoorsman The
(406) 494-7700
2700 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Fran Johnson's Sports Shop
(406) 782-3322
1957 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Butte Country Club
(406) 494-3383
Butte, MT
 
Carroll College Girls Soccer School
1601 N. Benton Ave.
Helena, MT
 
Golf USA Butte
(406) 494-2424
3703 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Rocky Mountain Archery
(406) 782-9400
304 E Park St
Butte, MT
 
Universal Athletic Service
(406) 494-5884
3100 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Carroll College Boy's Soccer School
1601 N. Benton Ave.
Helena, MT
 
Cross Currents
(406) 449-2292
326 N. Jackson
Helena, MT
 

Arrows - Practice as You Will Hunt

Author: 
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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Montana Hunting Regulations

Age Requirement:

Hunters over the age of 12 may hunt most species, including big game, provided they pass a hunter’s safety course as required. Resident minors between the ages of 12 and 15 can fish and hunt upland game and migratory birds during the open season with just a conservation license, without completing a safety course. 

Education Requirement:

Effective Oct. 1, 2003, anyone born after Jan. 1, 1985 must have a hunter ed card to purchase a Montana hunting license. We honor cards from all states and provinces.

Bow Education Required:

first time hunters

Orange Required:

Yes