how did you start

Discussion in 'General Archery Forum' started by deerkiller443, Dec 17, 2007.

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  1. deerkiller443

    deerkiller443 Killen time

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    How did you start
    did you begin as a bow hunter
    or a gun hunter :noidea:
    me the first year i began to hunt was with a bow:peace:
     
  2. bullfiddle

    bullfiddle Movin on up!!!

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    Rabbits and squirells is what I started with when I was a kid with a H&R .410 single shot. Man I wish I still had that old gun...:doh: :doh:
     

  3. Long Draw

    Long Draw Banned

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    I really want to kill illegal aliens....until they open a season on them...I just hunt a lil bit and shoot a bunch to keep my skills.:bowl:
     
  4. MoBowman

    MoBowman Senior Member

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    Started as a bird dog my first year out with my dad and uncle. At age seven I had my own .410 shotgun for quail and rabbits.....man that was 43 years ago. Didn't pick up a bow until "94" and only hunt with a rifle to take my nephew and grandson hunting.
     
  5. Dens228

    Dens228 Senior Member

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    This was my first shotgun season ever for deer.
     
  6. OneMustFall

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    Gun

    Ive gun hunted all my life until i hurt my ears now i strickly bow hunt,and loving every minute of it......................................:peace:
     
  7. deerkiller443

    deerkiller443 Killen time

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    I meant deer but ok
    I started out with a savage 22 single shot. Shot a bunch of rabbits and deer with that little gun. And if i wanted to I probably go get it I think my dad still has it. Not sure of the shape:noidea:
    Man it feels good to remember the old days:laugh:
     
  8. lungcutter

    lungcutter Senior Member

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    I hunted 2 years with a gun and then I bought a bow. I haven't hunted with a gun for deer in the last 3 years. much more fun to hunt with a bow than with a gun.
     
  9. Holy Smokes

    Holy Smokes Senior Member

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    Srtarted out with my daisy BB shootin' at evrything that moved
     
  10. IChim2

    IChim2 IChim2 and he's a shooter

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    Man...that was a long time ago...started hunting with a shot gun than tried archery....my bow was a Bear and had steel cables and if i can remember right....had alum/limbs.Something to be desired back than:laugh: .I loved shooting it though...man them BH's were big and wicked.
     
  11. tedicast

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    I started as a gun hunter. I started late in life. My first deer season was 1987. I bought my first bow hunting in 1996.
     
  12. MoSkeeter0311

    MoSkeeter0311 New Member

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    Started with a .22 rifle at about 8 yrs. old. I was "city born" but spent my summers on a farm. First animal I killed was a Ground Hog. Hunted 'til I went in the military. Took a long time before I was able to feel comfortable in the woods with a rifle and started getting feelings I didn't want. Still love shooting guns and do so often, but only hunt the woods with a bow now.
     
  13. timberghost

    timberghost Senior Member

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    Started with a .22. I still hunt with both gun and bow.
     
  14. I don't understand what your post has to do with this thread, or is this just your way of seeking attention?


    I started out hunting with a rifle and still do, so far I have found no difference in how much I enjoy bow hunting over rifle hunting. I think it has more to do with the fact that I just go to enjoy myself as the priority, and the harvesting what I am after is secondary to me.
     
  15. Slice

    Slice The Fobinator

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    I started rabbit and pheasant hunting with a 410 shotgun. My first year deer hunting was with a 20 gauge.
     
  16. Gator eye

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    I got started with a old recurve bow my dad got me because he was scared of given me a BB gun for the reason stated above.:wave:
     
  17. Shortshaft

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    Got my Grand dads 20 gage pump gun when I was 12 and still have it. Have shot everything from ducks to deer with it. First hunting bow at 22 and my son still has it.