About Bow Hunting
Many hunters choose to hunt with archery equipment because of the additional challenge it creates, as well as to take advantage of archery-only hunting seasons that are often longer or occur earlier in the year than rifle seasons in many regions. Bow hunters must restrict their shots to a range of 45 yards or less in most cases, depending on the hunter’s ability and equipment. Because of this limitation, bow hunters are often treated to close-range interactions with the animals they pursue, which makes this type of hunting especially interesting and exciting. Bow hunters sometimes stalk or still-hunt, but in the majority of cases they hunt from a natural or man-made ground blind or tree stand, usually waiting near an animal’s known travel route. Calling and rattling is often an effective technique for species such as deer and elk in the rut. In the United States, deer and elk are the most popular species pursued by bow hunters, followed by black bears. Bow hunting equipment runs the gamut from traditional longbows and recurve bows to modern compound bows, which use a system of cams and pulleys to allow an archer to hold the bow at full draw for a longer period of time. Crossbows are also used in some areas. Different jurisdictions vary widely on what types of archery equipment are allowed for hunting, so it’s important to consult local regulations. A bow with a draw weight of 35 pounds is usually considered the minimum for bow hunting big game, and larger game such as elk or kudu may require a hunter to use a bow with 50 pounds or more of draw weight.
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Prairie Dog/Varmint Hunt United States
This is a fun hunt to do either on your own or with a couple buddies or family members. It makes for a great day and is very kid friendly! We have several prairie dog towns on our private ranch providing for hours of shooting. Your trigger finger will get tired! We generally suggest bringing at least 300-400 rounds of ammunition per day per person. There are several stores in the town of Sheridan to purchase more if you need.
Trip duration: 1 - 10 days
Trip available on: 1 April 2019 15 August 2019
Semi-Guided Black Bear Hunt, Sept. 9-19 United States
We offer a unique hunting experience for either first time or seasoned bear hunters and a hunt that can be shared amongst family members or friends. Our bears typically average 250 pounds with exceptional bears harvested each year between 400-600 pounds. We take a lot of pride in our bear hunts and make them very enjoyable to you by providing a hunt that includes meals, lodging, guide, your stand/ blind, bait, transportation to and from the stand, meals, and skinning of your trophy black bear. We lease and hunt over one hundred and fifty stands located on very remote paper mill land. Our sites are baited thirty days in advance of the hunts to insure that the bears are actively frequenting the stands. You will definitely realize the beauty and peacefulness of our hunting areas. We offer both right and left handed tree stands and ground blinds, and only hunt over active baits. After claiming your trophy, the animal is professionally skinned and quartered to your specifications, upon your return to camp. It is then put into frozen storage awaiting your departure. We offer onsite taxidermy service for your convenience as well. We also have excellent trout fishing available to you or you can hunt coyote once you have taken your bear. Four Bear hunting weeks are offered within the season dates. Arrival is on Sunday at noon and departure is on Saturday morning. You will need a big game hunting license and a bear permit. If you are hunting with archery equipment ONLY then you can purchase an archery license and bear permit. You can purchase bear licenses over-the-counter but must show proof of hunting license from your state. Licenses may be purchased online: http://www.maine.gov/ifw/licenses_permits/hunting.htm
Trip duration: 5 days
Trip available on: 9 September 2019 13 September 2019
Spring Black Bear Package '19 Canada
Our black bear huns take place in zones 7,15 and 26 of the Quebec wildlife zone. We cover different types of habitat due to the size of the land we have. We mainly hunt on private lands, around 80% of our lands are farmlands with corn and oat fields. Black bears find there all kinds of food they need to go through the Quebec winter, we do not need to make a food plot - we have them all over.. Year to year, we have an average of 90% success. The average black bear size is around 60-80kg but some nice trophy will get over 150kg in the spring time. This semi-guided hunt is over a baited site, and all the hunters have an opportunity to hunt a bait that was never been hunt before him. All the baits are set for bow hunters with shoot under 25 yards or firearm hunters and are designed to offer the best advantages to any hunter. Also, we are offering ground blinds for the ones who cannot hunt from a tree stand - we accommodate all clients. OPENINGS: 19 to 25 May - 0 26 May to 1 june - 0 2 to 8 June - 0 9 to 15 June - 0 16 to 22 June - 7 23 to 29 June - 4 Arrival is on Sunday and hunting is Monday through Friday.
Trip duration: 5 days
Trip available on: 19 May 2019 30 June 2019
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