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Dick's Sporting Goods
(260) 470-4224
256 Coliseum Blvd
Ft. Wayne, IN
 
GI Joe`s Army Surplus
(260) 426-7859
1638 North Wells Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Cutco Cutlery
(260) 471-8690
4410 Executive Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Grindstone Cutlery
(260) 482-1105
4201 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Root`s Outdoor Outfitters
(260) 484-2604
6844 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Fort Wayne Fever
Po Box 373
New Haven, IN
 
H & H Firearms Inc
(260) 483-9135
1525 Directors Row
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Earth Adventures
(260) 424-1420
1804 West Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
JCPenney
(260) 482-4661
4201 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
J B Custom Sporting Goods Inc
(260) 422-1873
1736 Wells Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 

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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Indiana Hunting Regulations

Age Requirement:

Youth hunting license available for children under 17 who have passed a hunter education class.

Education Requirement:

Born after December 31, 1986

Bow Education Required:

No

Orange Required:

Yes