Hunting with a bow requires a lot of patience. When we enter the woods, it may be hours, days, or even weeks, depending on what and where we are hunting, before we actually spot our quarry. It may be even longer than that before we get a shot. Many long hours are spent in a ground blind or tree stand sitting quietly, waiting, observing, and listening. We watch the sun come up and go down.
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In competitions, some people play the odds by availing themselves of all the possibilities that come their way. That’s why most archers who make their way to the annual Flight Archery Tournament held on the Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah, shoot six arrows each allotted round. Why shoot only one if there’s a possibility that the second, or the third, or the fourth, or fifth, or even the sixth going further? Yes, most people think that way. Most everyone lets fly six arrows each round.
And then there are others who see things a little differently. They figure why go to all the fuss if there’s a sure possibility that one shot is all that is needed–so long as everything that needs to be in place is in place.

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I hunted the same general area as another fellow. Despite being a bit of a snoop by scouting out all my stand locations, that other fellow is a decent enough guy. Meeting out at the trucks one evening he admitted sitting in one of my stands a couple of nights earlier and told me he didn’t like it and wouldn’t sit it again. And he wanted to inform me that my stand faces the wrong direction!
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Hello fellow archers, it’s time to share another recipe with you. The meal I have for you this time is in the breakfast/brunch venue. My wife and I can at times be ships passing in the night. So, on one of our most recent days off together I decided to court her with a little breakfast treat. It’s not too bad as far as preparation time goes, but her reaction to the comfort-food-style recipe surprised me, so on that note I decided to share this recipe as follows.
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Apr/May 2017 Edition in this issue:

For the Love of Jerky
by Kevin J. Raybould

The Convenient Quiver
by Larry Clemons

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