A serious bowhunter knows that as fall season arrives, the time to be in a tree stand has come. All the while, he or she is hoping to harvest a trophy buck as well. To achieve this goal, one must face the challenges that mother nature can throw at hunters. The common problem is that of staying comfortable when temperatures begin to plummet, long enough to maintain a position in the stand, until a buck makes his way into bow range.
Arguing about "which hunting bow is best" is pointless. Compound bows, recurve bows, and crossbows all have a place in the deer woods today. They all created expanded hunting opportunities, and that's what counts.
At some point in your hunting career, you may have a desire to try any or all of them. To make that decision, here are 23 important things to know about compound bows, recurve bows, and crossbows.
Mowing the Lawn is Actually a Great Way to Keep in Prime Bowhunting Form
At first the buzz was faint, but as the afternoon warmed, the rumble seemed to come from every direction. Was it a swarm of bees awakening from their winter slumber? Or a pack of pesky mosquitos on the hunt for their first victims of spring? No, it was something far worse—suburbia coming alive with the sound of each neighbor cranking up their lawnmower.
Every year deer hunters across the country look forward to one highly anticipated moment during the fall, that moment being when they are finally able to get in a treestand. A hunter lives for the experience when the air is cool, the leaves have turned colors and bucks begin moving. For the past 6 months leading up to this moment, bow hunters have put hard work into getting prepared for when that trophy buck of a lifetime is standing within bow range.
His tall, white tines glinted in the early-morning light as the buck stepped through the cedars. I immediately reached for my bow, knowing he would be in range within seconds. As he paused in a shooting lane, my pin settled behind his shoulder. I knew where the arrow would hit before I even touched my release.
GrowingDeer.tv has three deer down! First an update on food plots and habitat at The Proving Grounds after the recent drought. Then it's time for deer hunting! Daniel bow hunts where deer are pouring into the food plots! Watch the hunts to see three deer arrowed and lessons learned at the end of each blood trail.
Most bow hunters set the same goal at the beginning of each year, that goal is to harvest a mature deer. We spend many hours trying to get that big buck within bow range.
Hunting white-tailed deer with the Growingdeer.tv Team! Seth has been hunting a buck with huge brow tines, E.T. Watch this epic hunt to see Seth's patience and hunting strategies pay off! He hunted this buck all season and chose to pass some nice bucks in hopes of getting E.T. in range. The hunt story is so good, you will want to watch the whole video! But if you are short on time, to see the final hunt where Seth tags E.T., go to 00:12:58!