How to Make Bowhunting's Five Hardest Shots
Yes, today’s ultrafast, super-smooth-shooting bows can make it easier for moderately skilled archers to rack up 10-rings—on the practice range. And today’s best-known pros virtually never miss—on TV. But fancy gear doesn’t take the lump out of your throat when a giant buck is right under your stand. And while I know some celebrities who can flat-out shoot, I also know some video editors who can make an errant arrow go right where it’s supposed to. In the field, there are certain shots anyone can miss. Here are five, and how to handle them.
Trophy Hunting the Gemsbok in South Africa
The Giant Oryx or Gemsbok as he is more commonly called is a magnificent animal. He inhabits the open country and can survive in the harshest of conditions. A native of the Kalahari, he can go without surface water for months taking moisture from what he eats. A gregarious herd animal, he is primarily a grazer but will occasionally browse if necessary.
What is the Bushmen Safaris Experience?
At Bushmen Safaris, we know what it takes to provide a quality bow hunt and we make it happen. The Bushmen Safaris advantage is second to none.
Is Buying a Bow Always Better?
Your new bow will be just that — new to you. You will not be familiar with its feel. Occasionally, you may get a bow that just doesn’t shoot well for you.
Limpopo Province: Home of Bushmen Safaris
Bushmen Safaris is located in South Africa's Limpopo Province, and the area stands proud as the hunting capital of South Africa with millions and millions of acres of land dedicated to conserved ranches and reserves. A vast indigenous habitat ranging from spectacular forests to Rocky Mountains, the Limpopo Province supports the incredible choice of species available to the hunter.
The Rapid Rise of Women in Bowhunting
As the firstborn of a sonless outdoors addict, I was raised on hunting. When other kids were learning their barnyard animals, I was practicing gobbles and grunts. I thought every basement was covered in mounts and all girls accompanied their dads to deer camp.