Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
theredfish, Muhammas, Hunttexasandmexico, Big Worm78, Laredo Kid
62631 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 83175
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44267
BOBO the Clown 42700
bill oxner 40867
BMD 40619
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34806
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31412
facebook
Forum Stats
62631 Members
46 Forums
437884 Topics
6031658 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#5604768 - 02/17/15 04:43 PM A few kills and a question for bow hunters
caseyusmc Online   content
Woodsman

Registered: 07/20/12
Posts: 210
Had a really good time over the last two days thinning out some animals and filling my freezer. I've always been a bow hunter except for the military but this year I started hunting some with my 308. I did not think I would be in to it but quickly found out that there something really exciting and familiar about stalking and setting up longer rang shots. I took three animals in two days all young bucks. One axis and two sika. All shots were were semi tough shots and quick and clean kills. Even though I enjoy shooting long rang with my rifle I don't take shots I'm not confident I can't connect on. I like a challenge but don't feel it should come at the cost of wounding an animal. Just thought I would share some photos and a little back story to see if any hard core bow hunters picked up a rifle and fell in love all over again. I'll never stop bow hunting but certain times of the year I feel like I will switch to a rifle for now on depending on what species I'm hunting.



Top
#5604798 - 02/17/15 05:00 PM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: caseyusmc]
billyhunt Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2894
Loc: granger,tx
Uh oh casey, what is said about the DARK SIDE!!! lol444 Good kills.

Top
#5604846 - 02/17/15 05:37 PM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: caseyusmc]
JRJ6 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 4003
Loc: Dallas, TX
Congrats on your successful hunts! cheers

Top
#5604850 - 02/17/15 05:42 PM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: caseyusmc]
txshntr Offline
T-Rex Arms

Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 34806
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
I consider myself a pretty "die hard" bow hunter, but will pick up a rifle on occasion. Nice job and congrats on the successful hunt up
_________________________

Top
#5604885 - 02/17/15 06:07 PM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: caseyusmc]
Elkhunter49 Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 3983
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
I've got a buddy who's a hard core bow hunter (his words not mine) and the first time I invited him to join me a several other guys on a summer Axis hunt he said not unless I can bring my bow! He's missed out on a ton of fun for the last 3 summers. His choice.

OBTW : Congrats on some fine looking freezer fillers. Well done sir!!
_________________________
A true friend reaches for your hand but touches your heart.

Top
#5605089 - 02/17/15 07:35 PM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: caseyusmc]
wtr Online   content
Tracker

Registered: 09/25/12
Posts: 560
Loc: WestCOMMATexas hunt Comanche
up

Top
#5605134 - 02/17/15 07:53 PM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: caseyusmc]
Stub Online   happy
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/27/05
Posts: 16674
Loc: Dallas 2 Jacksboro
cheers
_________________________
I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.

Rodney Dangerfield



flag texas








Top
#5605182 - 02/17/15 08:14 PM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: caseyusmc]
dogcatcher Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 83175
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
cheers
_________________________
Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
_______"Illegitimus non carborundum est"________

_______ Old style calls for today's outdoorsman________

Top
#5605416 - 02/17/15 09:55 PM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: caseyusmc]
Armalite260 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/24/10
Posts: 1801
Talk about good eating... Great job

Top
#5607855 - 02/19/15 07:44 AM Re: A few kills and a question for bow hunters [Re: txshntr]
Pope&Young Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 5104
Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
Originally Posted By: txshntr
I consider myself a pretty "die hard" bow hunter, but will pick up a rifle on occasion. Nice job and congrats on the successful hunt up


I'm in the same boat with txshntr. I know when its time sling lead instead of arrows up
_________________________

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide