Anyone else ONLY Bowhunt?

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  • April 20, 2010 at 2:23 pm #530261 Back to Top REPORT
    Limb Chicken

    Joined: 2/16/2006
    Pheasant and Duck are the only thing I use a gun for. Goose season is going to be fun with the bullheads this year… :thumbup
    April 20, 2010 at 2:39 pm #530262 Back to Top REPORT
    Jeff K in IL

    Age: 28
    Joined: 11/1/2005
    I gun hunt too, just because I enjoy hunting! :thumbup
    April 20, 2010 at 4:13 pm #530263 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 9/26/2004
    Location: Mn
    Bow only, except for bird hunting.


    Stone tactical has arrived!
    April 20, 2010 at 8:41 pm #530264 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 9/7/2006
    Location: PA
    Bow only!

    The “orange army” looks at me like I’m nuts every year…

    …and I am! :^O


    "Eins, Zwei, Zuffa!" Mathews Switchback XT 28" DL MBG Radiant, Whisker Biscuit, String Splitter Strikers/Tricks/Blazers, Aero Hunter and World's Best Strings
    April 20, 2010 at 9:42 pm #530265 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/16/2006
    Location: Alberta
    :D I all about bow and arrow have been for all my life….however[/u:nor2t4l4] I super enjoy the hunting adventure…so what i havent harvested in our generous bow season I may go after with smoke pole or rifle…

    Also depends on how much is in the deep freezer…and how mad I am at the deer that would let me closer than 90 yards :^O :^O

    1st choice if only one…Always bowhunting


    April 20, 2010 at 10:00 pm #530266 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 11/9/2005
    I was a die hard gun hunter..I picked up a bow in the mid 90’s anfd now i can’t put it down.O ,I can still gun hunt now and then,but it isn’t the same game as when my bow is in my hands. :thumbup
    April 21, 2010 at 1:04 am #530267 Back to Top REPORT

    Age: 72
    Joined: 10/3/2006
    Location: Colorado
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    I’m a bowhunter first, but I won’t hesitate to put the .30-06 or the .12 or .28 gauge to work and fill the freezer. There isn’t a thing wrong with gun hunting … its just different.

    … I’ll put out crawdad traps while flyfishing, too … kinda eliminates me as a Poster Boy for the front cover of Orvis or Dan Bailey catalogs. ;)

    My wife hasn’t bought beef in over five years …

    April 21, 2010 at 4:14 am #530268 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 11/12/2008
    Unless I’m pheasant hunting, I only use a gun for at most 3 days during deer season.. I prefer a bow! Nothing like having them in close!
    April 21, 2010 at 4:39 am #530269 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 6/27/2005
    Location: In the evening shadow of oona-pa'is
    I answered both… but the last time I took a rifle into the woods to go hunting was over 20 years ago. I use the bow almost exclusively except for Bird Hunting!
    April 21, 2010 at 11:30 am #530270 Back to Top REPORT
    Big B

    Joined: 1/23/2005
    Mostly all bow with a slight mix of two or three days of gun. The gun season is more for when I dont score with the bow, I can still put meat in the freezer.
    April 21, 2010 at 1:27 pm #530271 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 1/23/2007
    I’m primarily bow but its hard to kill ducks and pheasants with a bow so when I go duck or pheasant hunting I have my shotgun. :p

    Turkeys, mostly bow. Deer, mostly bow except for late muzzleloader season.

    April 21, 2010 at 1:27 pm #530272 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 12/29/2006
    Bow only for me. The Kids will shoot rifles.


    April 21, 2010 at 5:21 pm #530273 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 4/15/2007
    BuffaloCounty_32 wrote:
    In WI you are not allowed to bow hunt during gun season…I love when gun season rolls around becuase that is the time when the whole family comes out to hunt

    Im a die hard bow hunter! :thumbup But the shotgun only comes out opening weekend of gun season and when Bird hunting. Opening weekend is when the family goes north for the weekend to get away from home..

    April 21, 2010 at 6:12 pm #530274 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 4/5/2010
    Bow or smokepole……no shotgun for me. Only people who bowhunt can truely appreciate how much more it means with a bow but when the season is winding down and there still room in the freezer sometimes you gotta let the smoke fly!!!!!!!!!!
    April 21, 2010 at 10:42 pm #530275 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 9/19/2008
    i use to rifle hunt but i havnt picked up a rifle with the intention to kill anything for 4 years now. except for ducks with the shotgun now duck hunting is some fun stuff.
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