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#3264406 - 06/09/13 09:44 AM Long Distance Practice
UTGrad
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Who flings arrows long range? I just got done shooting 80 yards and it's a blast!
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#3264410 - 06/09/13 09:46 AM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: UTGrad]
TheAirMan
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I shoot to 60. It's about the farthest I can get here in yard. It is fun & makes the closer shots seem easier. Plus I like watching the arrow drop in on the target lol
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#3264415 - 06/09/13 09:56 AM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: TheAirMan]
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Yep...the arrow flight and delay from impact is awesome.
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#3264427 - 06/09/13 10:16 AM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: UTGrad]
TNDeerGuy
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I typically start my practice sessions at 60 yards and work my way in to 20. For giggles i do stretch it out in my backyard and take a shot or two, every now and then, up to 120yds.
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#3264428 - 06/09/13 10:17 AM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: TNDeerGuy]
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.......and Happy Birthday UTGrad!!!!!!!!!
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#3264482 - 06/09/13 12:05 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: TNDeerGuy]
r'ville a-bolt
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been starting at 40 moving up to 25 then finishing at 50 which is as much room as I have pretty cool tracking flight at 50.this is my third year shooting and bowhunting the long distance work seems to make my 35yd and in groups way tighter that's my comfortable max hunting yardage,so I like the long distane practice
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#3264503 - 06/09/13 12:35 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: r'ville a-bolt]
deerhunter10
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love shooting reslly long ive shot up to 100 but mainly 80 is about as far as I go. now
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#3264524 - 06/09/13 01:15 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: TheAirMan]
bowhunter163
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We shoot at 100 yards quite a bit at the club . I shoot quite a bit at 80 yards , that is the farthest yardage for our field course . It definitely will show your flaws at that distance .
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#3264594 - 06/09/13 03:03 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: bowhunter163]
PinchPoint
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I shoot long range quite a bit during summer, its a blast
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#3264676 - 06/09/13 05:11 PM Re: Long Distance Practice [Re: PinchPoint]
DMAG
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Shoot out to 100 all the time and when you step up to 50, the target looks like a ups truck. I got an elk hunt in about two months so I been at it hard.

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