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Modern equipment, same tactics

Advances make hunting easier, but old principles still apply

October 3, 2010
By Shirley Grenoble, For the Mirror

If our forefathers, who hunted with a homemade long bow and shot instinctively, could come forward in time and see the modern archer heaving forth with all his "necessities" he'd be more than shocked. Some hope that using modern technology and equipment will short-cut them to success. Still it boils down to an archer having to have some idea where his quarry is going to travel so he can set up in its path. A deer must be about 35 yards of an archer for him to get a good shot at it. Then the deer must walk just right, turn just right and be in the clear for the arrow to slice through the brush and woods and hit cleanly.

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