Hunt with quiver on or off

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  • August 8, 2007 at 12:32 am #513639 Back to Top REPORT

    Age: 31
    Joined: 8/4/2006
    Location: Ohio
    Off, I don’t like the extra weight when I shoot [=}=]
    All We Do Is SELFILMED
    August 8, 2007 at 1:04 am #513640 Back to Top REPORT


    Joined: 2/3/2007
    Wouldn’t even think of keeping it on. I don’t see any advantage if I needed a second shot I’d use a hip quiver if still hunting, or in my tree stand I keep my quiver nearby.
    August 8, 2007 at 1:23 am #513641 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 4/13/2007
    I began shooting with the quiver on when I started shooting a Mathews and have not changed. I think the added weight of the two piece on the ends of the riser adds a little forgiveness. Noise has not been an issue. As far as accuracy I don’t notice any difference between a full quiver and an empty one inside 30 yard and at 40 it is negligible. Also, keeping it on means one less thing to get ready once I climb the tree. I have needed a quick reload for a second deer!
    August 8, 2007 at 1:24 am #513642 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    I have always practiced with my quiver off the bow…why wouldn’t I hunt that way? I’m sure the added weight would make a difference, in addition to reduced sight lines.
    August 8, 2007 at 1:58 am #513643 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 4/18/2005
    off, i use a hip quiver, i don’t want anything on my bow other than what is needed
    August 8, 2007 at 2:18 am #513644 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 7/9/2005
    ON if I’m stalking! Off if I’m in the stand or blind! :thumbup
    August 8, 2007 at 8:10 am #513645 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 6/30/2005
    Due to the fact that I travel to the stand with the quiver attached and I may well see a deer on that trek , I choose to set up the bow for that possibility.
    Since the bow is set up that way I leave it on.
    August 8, 2007 at 12:40 pm #513646 Back to Top REPORT
    Jeff K in IL

    Age: 28
    Joined: 11/1/2005
    I actually found out I like it with the quiver on, I notice no noise difference… [=}=]
    August 8, 2007 at 2:29 pm #513647 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 8/29/2005
    Quiver on. Heavier, easier to hold (especially in wind), and the arrows
    are always in the same place when you need another one. [=}=]
    August 8, 2007 at 2:55 pm #513648 Back to Top REPORT
    Big B

    Joined: 1/23/2005
    I have the 2 piece and hunt with it on. I’ve been shooting all spring and summer with it off but just two weeks ago I started shooting with it on just to get use to the weight difference. To be honest with you I like shooting with it on better.
    August 8, 2007 at 3:01 pm #513649 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/24/2004
    Kinda hard to hunt without a quiver? unless you
    plan on carrying one arrow! JMO [=}=]
    August 8, 2007 at 4:28 pm #513650 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 5/4/2005
    I have hunted with it on and off. Killed elk and deer with it on, but I shoot the Alpine quiver and taking it on and off is real easy
    August 8, 2007 at 5:00 pm #513651 Back to Top REPORT


    Joined: 6/29/2007
    I keep mine on all the time because I don’t like to change the feel of my bow if I’m practicing, in a tree, on the ground ect. Also it’s handy having arrows on the ready, especially on the stalk. I use the fixed model Arrow Web and it’s silent. It also holds my arrows firm so they don’t vibrate or make noise. I have noticed other quivers that really hum with vibration so I could understand why some do and some don’t.
    August 8, 2007 at 7:26 pm #513652 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 4/2/2006
    I take my quiver off and hang it in the tree positioned for quick access. My bow balances better and is, I believe, quieter without it. And the bow is obviously lighter without the quiver.
    August 8, 2007 at 8:27 pm #513653 Back to Top REPORT

    Joined: 3/7/2006
    I use a Cat Quiver by Rancho Safari :D
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