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Old 09-20-2011, 10:21 PM
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Just 13 days till the opener here in Il. and unlike past years when I had everything ready to go in march, I am way behind the 8 ball this year. I got my spot and my ladder stand set up last week and I am sighted in to 50yds. other than that, nothing.
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Old 09-20-2011, 11:56 PM
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You talking about bow? If your good at 50 yards your farther ahead than most folks.

Plus you got your stand hung already. Your way ahead of me!
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Old 09-21-2011, 12:16 AM
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You talking about bow? If your good at 50 yards your farther ahead than most folks.

Plus you got your stand hung already. Your way ahead of me!

Yeah, Im talking about bow. love those X Force bows.
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I to have a 50 yard pin on my Hoyt
would take a 50 yard shot if it was a an ethical shot
I practice out to 70 yards just to make sure I am comfortable with a 40-50 yard shot
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Old 09-22-2011, 11:09 AM
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I to have a 50 yard pin on my Hoyt
would take a 50 yard shot if it was a an ethical shot

I wouldn't trust myself out that far. I have a 3 pin sight with 10, 20, and 30 yd pins. I keep it simple. Plus, all my stands are set up where 30 yds is my absolute farthest point anyways.

Going bow hunting tomorrow night (friday) for the first time this year. I'm pretty excited and pumped! Not much action going on in the morning around here thanks to the trail cams... evenings are the heaviest travel time.. well that and after dark.
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Old 09-23-2011, 08:26 PM
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Well, I don't actually think I will have to take the 50 yarder this year. I will have to range everything tomorrow when I go out for the last time before my first set to and tighten and prep everything. But I dont think I even have a 50 yd opportunity. When the deer enter the woods they are in range and at 35 yds. They only get closer from then on. The main deer trail brings them to within 15yds and 90 degrees to my left as they approach me, with multiple shooting lanes the entire stroll.
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