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Offline Feanix

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3 of 4 with the bow
« on: September 14, 2013, 01:07:26 PM »
Got hot early and the deer weren't moving. Decided to hunt on the way back to the truck as i heard a bunch of grouse going in. Should have had a limit, but shot low and didn't want to throw another arrow at it.

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2013, 01:13:42 PM »
Looks like a tasty dinner tonight!
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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2013, 01:17:02 PM »
Nice shooting
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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2013, 08:08:14 PM »
Good shooting and great eating  :tup:. Gotta love grouse  :drool:.

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2013, 06:28:58 PM »
We were down Aeneas and they were everywhere

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2013, 09:21:38 PM »
Good shootin'!

I started asking myself which I want more- grouse or fancy carbon arrow :dunno: Saving arrow usually wins out.
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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2013, 09:32:10 PM »
Good shootin'!

I started asking myself which I want more- grouse or fancy carbon arrow :dunno: Saving arrow usually wins out.
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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2013, 03:52:44 PM »
Nice work, chased them around the last day of early Archery Elk but didn't get any shots.  Curious what you use?  I've always put one arrow in my quiver with a Judo on it.  Have you found another point that works good too?

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2013, 04:00:54 PM »
Broadhead kills them.

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2013, 04:51:56 PM »
good job ...I learned along time ago to use the same arrow ...when you run into a group of grouse ...usually young ones , you can shoot the whole flock ...I emptied my quiver once and killed my limit while my buddy kept shooting them and walked up to get his arrow a couple different times and used it to get his limit ...then turns to me a says ...what h---l ....don't you know these spruce grouse are so stupid you can get your arrow and keep shooting ... :dunno: :bash: broadheads and arrows were cheap back then ... :dunno: :chuckle:

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2013, 08:04:18 PM »
Good shooting :tup:

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2013, 09:52:01 PM »
I used my "backup arrow." Broadhead that is still serviceable but has seen some use (basically the one that i forgot to change blades on)

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2013, 03:22:57 PM »
Good shootin!  :tup: I have yet to harvest one with my bow.

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #13 on: October 06, 2013, 10:53:43 AM »
Nice!  :tup:
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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2013, 11:30:06 AM »
Nice job! I was hunting in another state a few years ago and killed 3 in one cubby with a stick. I didn't want to shoot them with my pistol or rifle so I grabbed a stick and started throwing it at them, they flew into a tree and I took them out one at a time. One bird I didn't even hit with the stick, I hit the branch he was on and he fell to the ground in shock I think. Good eats!
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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #15 on: October 06, 2013, 04:16:51 PM »
Great job on those birds :tup:
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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2013, 04:19:07 PM »
Good shootin'

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2013, 04:29:22 PM »
The only problem with using broadheads is twofold.  1) they are expensive and 2) you'll end up not being able to take shots when the birds are up in a tree.  I can't bring myself to cut loose a broadhead arrow, knowing that if I miss that thing could end up who knows where.  I'm not going to be that guy.

I use judo points, and carry 1 or 2 grouse arrows in my quiver when I'm out.  I keep all of my old arrows that won't spin broadheads, and use them for grouse arrows.

It's a kick in the pants to shoot grouse with a bow.
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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #18 on: October 06, 2013, 07:11:05 PM »
Yeah, it was a target of opportunity borne out of frustration with the mornings deer hunt. I wouldn't have taken the shots if they weren't on the ground. I wanna try out the G5 small game heads, but they look like they would tear everything up. Grabbed some judos last time i was at big r also.

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Re: 3 of 4 with the bow
« Reply #19 on: October 06, 2013, 07:20:29 PM »
My buddy uses the G5 small game heads and likes them.  I like judos because they are cheaper :yike:
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