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#3365250 - 09/18/13 10:34 PM Stump shooting
southernhunter
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I had never heard of this till watching some YouTube vids on recurve bows . Looks like a lot of fun but don't you or wouldn't you lose a lot of expensive arrows ??
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#3365626 - 09/19/13 08:51 AM Re: Stump shooting [Re: southernhunter]
eddie c
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pick your target with a back stop or open enough to find your arrows. use bright fletching ( pink on mine).lighted nocks help too. use a judo or blunt type point. I use ACE hex heads(small game heads) that weigh the same at my BHs and FPs (175gr) and carbon arrows (from walmart, strip the plastic and add feathers). pick rotten stumps, branches on ground, etc when possible. ditch banks, tree root balls that still have dirt on them are good targets. I hunt a swamp so some times there are trash items in the ditches from high water. occasional shots at squirrels on the ground. best I have done there it fur on my heads.

Edited by eddie c (09/19/13 08:57 AM)

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#3365730 - 09/19/13 10:21 AM Re: Stump shooting [Re: eddie c]
Grant
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Stumping makes a long walk back to camp breeze by and you learn to pick only old pope & young stumps ;\)

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#3365763 - 09/19/13 10:49 AM Re: Stump shooting [Re: Grant]
eddie c
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 Originally Posted By: Grant
Stumping makes a long walk back to camp breeze by and you learn to pick only old pope & young stumps ;\)

-gm-


yea, don't take for granted that old cedar stump is rotten to the core. \:D \:\(

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#3366496 - 09/19/13 07:54 PM Re: Stump shooting [Re: eddie c]
FOX FIRE
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Its a fun way to get in some practice, habit forming, makes a good way to unravel after work.
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#3368208 - 09/21/13 07:53 AM Re: Stump shooting [Re: FOX FIRE]
Lost Lake
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If I only had one method of practice hands down it would be roving and stump shooting with a Judo point.
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