The number of setbacks and roadblocks that a bowhunter encounters in their pursuit can often make the idea of success feel out of reach. This is especially true for beginning bowhunters. To help anyone that is struggling or just starting with bowhunting, here are some practical tips that will undoubtedly help bring you closer to success.
The most important thing I learned when speaking with Dave is that you should always have a pen and paper available when Dave is speaking. Even in a short, casual conversation, Dave is going to drop some wisdom that you’ll want to write down. These notes will be things you want to remember and reflect on in the future. Dave’s perspective is a result of decades spent as a Marine fighter pilot, mountaineer, and backcountry hunter. Dave’s experience is as deep as his curiosity — a combination that has created an intriguing depth of wisdom.
Whether hunting with a bow or a rifle, it is our responsibility as hunters to be effective and efficient in killing the animals we pursue. More than just placing a projectile "in the vitals" — we should understand the animal's physiology and the different ways that the impact of a bullet or broadhead can be fatal.
Now that we have the 6.5 PRC, why in the world would a hunter even consider the 6.5 Creedmoor? Since the 6.5 PRC is bigger, faster, newer, and "cooler" (for now) than the Creedmoor, isn't it the obvious choice for hunters these days?