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Kapaa Ice CO
(808) 822-1982
4561 Mamane Street
Kapaa, HI
 
YWCA of Kauai
(808) 245-5959
3094 Elua Street
Lihue, HI
 
Kilohana - Management Office
(808)245-5608-(808)245-7818
3-2087 Kaumualii Highway
Lihue, HI
 
Captian Don`s Wind Venture
(808) 245-8550
Kalapaki Bay at the Marriott Hotel
Lihue, HI
 
Kayak Kauai
(808)826-9844, (808)826-7378
Po Box 508
Hanalei, HI
 
Bicycles Kauai
(808) 821-2115
1379 Kuhio Highway
Kapaa, HI
 
Lihue Fishing Supply
(808) 245-4930
2985 Kalena Street
Lihue, HI
 
Shooters Paradise
(808) 246-4867
3156 Oihana Street
Lihue, HI
 
Hunting Shop of Kauai
(808)245-3006 , (808)245-1890
4100 Rice Street
Lihue, HI
 
Island Ace Hardware
(808) 826-6980
4280 Kuhio Highway
Princeville, HI
 

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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Hawaii Hunting Regulations

Age Requirement:

Youth under fifteen may hunt with valid state license, but must be accompanied by a non-hunting, licensed adult. 

Education Requirement:

To purchase a Hunting License you must have completed an approved Hunter Education course. A "Letter of Exemption" can be issued if you were born "before" January 1, 1972, and can provide proof of a "Hawaii" hunting license purchased before July 1, 1990.

Bow Education Required:

Orange Required: