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Postby remington88 » Sun Sep 21, 2008 5:15 pm

the guy that i guide for at cental plains outfitters got me started bow hunting last year in 07 started with a pse deer hunter and i could hit a half inch target at 20 yards now i got a pearson tx4 and at 20 30 and 40 yards i can now put 5 arrows in a 2 inch by 2 inch target and at 50 yards i can put 5 arrows in a 3 by 3 inch target i wont shoot a deer past 40 yards but i gives my something to do
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Postby psefirex » Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:44 am

hey deercamp, where are you located in in midland,Mich? i have some famliy, off of M-20. i have spent a lot of time in them woods. i have seen some good sive deer in that part, nice bodys-but some thin and some large racks

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RE: hows everyone shooting?

Postby HiddenHornsRanch » Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:58 am

I have been shooting pretty well, just about everyday of the week, until a couple weeks ago when Hurricane Ike came through, then things kind of got delayed. I was holding a tight group at 20 yards, and now Im working back to that point, its amazing how much missing a few days of shooting can affect you sometimes. With bow season opening this weekend I been shooting more than usual, mostly to the point where my arm doesnt want to pull back anymore....

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Postby dxthunter57 » Wed Sep 24, 2008 4:01 am

im shooting alot also
ive been going to 3D shoots alot and im scoring about 295 2 85

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RE: hows everyone shooting?

Postby Sailfish » Fri Sep 26, 2008 5:32 am

Since I had my bow tuned, I am back on target (pun intended).
Grouping is good, confidence is back to a high level.
Consistency is ruling.
"Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther."

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RE: hows everyone shooting?

Postby DeerCamp » Fri Sep 26, 2008 6:40 am

I live about 10 mins from there. Any kids how old ? Maybe I know them? And Ill agree on the deer, its hit and miss for the rack size.
"If I pull the hammer and shoot this young buck, he's dead. But if I pass on him, the next hunter might not shoot so straight."

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Postby wappkid » Mon Nov 24, 2008 5:33 pm

I practice up to a 100 yds.It makes 50 an 60 yd shots seem like a 30yd shot.But I wont shoot at an animal over 50 yds.
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Postby stormshooter4 » Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:50 pm

As soon as the snow melted this spring, out came the McKenzie set out to 20 yrds. At least once a week I'd fling 2-3 flites at it. Holding a 2" group usually. Kept at it right up all summer and fall. And then when the 10 point came into view at 30, he was history.
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RE: hows everyone shooting?

Postby JPH » Tue Nov 25, 2008 1:37 am

I got my Parker out later than usual this summer. I had a rotator cuff issue so I had to rest it.

I added carbon arrows and a drop-away rest and was shooting lights out at 35 yards by early Oct.

In the field I shot very poorly but recovered both of my deer, so I cannot complain. I think the issue was between my ears.[;)]

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RE: hows everyone shooting?

Postby WayneL » Tue Nov 25, 2008 3:31 am

I practice all year at 30-50 yards. I have a 60 yard pin that we use for some friendly competition. I am comfortable taking a deer at 40 yards. I shoot a Mathews Drenalin bow with GoldTip XT Hunter carbon arrows and Muzzy 2 blade broadheads. I like practicing at 40 yards because your form means everything and if you are doing anything wrong, you WILL see it at 40-50 yards. When we practice at 20 yards we usually put a bottle cap or something small on the target to shoot at. Nothing like sticking an arrow through the star on a Heineken cap [:D].
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