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#5665219 - 03/23/15 11:43 AM Bow or Rifle?
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Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/09/13
Posts: 89
Have a 20yd stand behind my house for a bow shot, but also have an 80yd shot...can't decide whether I wan't a for sure hog, or the self-satisfaction of doing it with a bow.

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#5665227 - 03/23/15 11:47 AM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
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Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 26598
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
That shouldn't even be a question... boom sticks are too easy
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#5665303 - 03/23/15 12:27 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
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Extreme Tracker

Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 3955
Loc: Dallas, TX
rifle

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#5665362 - 03/23/15 01:01 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
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Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 859
Loc: Plano. TX
Bring both and if the opportunity presents itself to take an ethical bow shot then have at it. Always easy to switch from a bow to a rifle if they just never get close enough.
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#5665374 - 03/23/15 01:09 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
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Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
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Stairs or the elevator....
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#5666002 - 03/23/15 07:25 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
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Light Foot

Registered: 02/04/15
Posts: 10
Guns are a blast but my first hog with a bow was way more fun

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#5666176 - 03/23/15 09:21 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
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Registered: 03/07/12
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Loc: longview texas
rifle
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#5666217 - 03/23/15 09:40 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
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Registered: 12/05/06
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Depends on how sure you need to be of the meat in the freezer.
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#5666247 - 03/23/15 09:59 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
Pittstate Offline
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Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 5177
Loc: NE/CO/KS/MO/OK
Both

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#5666379 - 03/24/15 12:56 AM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
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Registered: 03/07/14
Posts: 107
Loc: Montague County / San Antonio
I like to bring an AR with me when I'm bowhunting this time of year in case the hog / coyote / cat doesn't come in closer than 50 yards. Plus you can hunt after dark more easily with a flashlight without disturbing the area if you already have both with you. It does get cumbersome walking to the blind with both though, gotta be on your "A" game with safety.
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#5666457 - 03/24/15 06:43 AM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Mountain Lion]
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Registered: 02/28/13
Posts: 534
Loc: Richardson Tx
Originally Posted By: Mountain Lion
I like to bring an AR with me when I'm bowhunting this time of year in case the hog / coyote / cat doesn't come in closer than 50 yards. Plus you can hunt after dark more easily with a flashlight without disturbing the area if you already have both with you. It does get cumbersome walking to the blind with both though, gotta be on your "A" game with safety.


^this
I like to use both my bow and rifle

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#5673597 - 03/28/15 01:19 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
altez Offline
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Registered: 03/13/08
Posts: 432
I likes a bow ... both is good too, to be fully covered.

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#5674114 - 03/28/15 10:05 PM Re: Bow or Rifle? [Re: Lord of furry creatures]
4dog Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/14/14
Posts: 112
Bow is for braggin
Bullets is for eatin

Nah take em both ..if they dont come in close choot em with the rifle!

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