archery

Longbow

Longbow

The longbow is a large, powerful, lightweight bow. For a novice archer, a longbow is the most difficult bow style to use. Not all longbows have an arrow shelf for an arrow rest. They also do not shoot as fast as the recurve or compound bow.

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Tagged as: HUNT101, longbow, archery, bowhunting

Recurve bow

Recurve bow

The recurve bow style features limbs that sweep back and then forward at the tips toward both the bow string and the grip. This type is easier for the novice archer to use, since its curved limbs give it more potential energy. When pulling back a recurve to a full draw, an...

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Tagged as: HUNT101, archery, recurve bow

Hunting with a bow

Hunting with a bow

People have been using bows and arrows for harvesting game since the very earliest civilizations. And no wonder: a bow is a very efficient and effective tool. It allowed the earliest hunters to take down even the most ferocious animals from a safe distance. 

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Written by: goHUNT Staff

Tagged as: HUNT101, archery, bow, arrows

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