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Sports Authority
(504) 887-4700
4329 Veteran's Memorial Highway
New Orleans, LA
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(504) 734-7271
Elmwood Shopping Center, 5151 Citrus Boulevard, Suite C
Harahan, LA
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Academy
(504) 263-6000
50 Westside Shopping Center (off the West Bank Expwy at Stumf Blvd)
Gretna, LA
 
Grundmann's Athletic Company
(504) 833-6602
3018 Galleria Dr
Metairie, LA
 
Gap The
(504) 835-3807
Lakeside Shopping Ct
Metairie, LA
 
Academy
(504) 729-4300
800 South Clearview Pkwy (at Jefferson Hwy)
Harahan, LA
 
Academy
(504) 712-3320
1000 West Esplanade Ave (at Chateau Blvd across from Esplanade Mall)
Kenner, LA
 
Andrews' Sport Company Inc
(504) 736-9444
4308 Firestone Rd
Metairie, LA
 
Le Jouet Inc
(504) 837-0533
1700 Airline Dr
Metairie, LA
 
Harry's Dive Shop Inc
(504) 888-4882
4709 Airline Dr
Metairie, LA
 

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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Louisiana Hunting Regulations

Age Requirement:

Youth under 16 may hunt if under direct supervision of an adult.

Education Requirement:

Any person born on or after Sept. 01, 1969 must have proof of completion of a hunter education course to purchase a hunting license. A person 15 years of age and younger may hunt without hunter education if they are accompanied by and under the direct supervision of a person who is 18 years of age or older and has a valid hunting license or proof of successfully completed a hunter education course. Minimum age for certification is 10.

Bow Education Required:

No

Orange Required:

Yes