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Scott M

Bowfishing Conversion

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Just wondering how many guys do double duty by hunting with their bow and then converting it to bowfishing for the summer? I've heard it takes a lot of work and everything has to be resighted. Also, doesn't it take a particular kind of arrow rest and sight?

Sorry if I'm asking a repeat question. I've wanted to try the bowfishing thing but that's really all the more that I want to do-try it. Not really into dropping a bunch of money into something that I wouldn't spend a lot of time doing.

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I do....

But I shoot a recurve. grin

Attach the retreaver in the spring, remove it to shoot or hunt. Conversion time, 5 min or less. whistlewhistle

As far as your hunting compound goes... It is a hard conversion to make. sights, rests, it all gets changed. Unless you shoot off a wisker biscut or the shelf. I would just take the sight off. That way you just screw it back on, no need to readjust.

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When I first got started I just used my hunting bow (compound) with one of those cheap hand reels and a whisker biscuit. It kind of messes your whisker biscuit though. But now that I have a hunting bow and a bowfishing bow. I put some epoxy on my whisker biscuit of my bowfishing bow so it does not smash it.

You could go the route of buying a cheap recurve for $100-150 and get whatever type reel you want on it and you are good to go.

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check out garage sales or go to the pawn shop. if you are going to shoot in a lake, i would get a compound bow. but if you shoot a creek or small river get a recurve. oh and if you decide to shoot at night use a recurve cause your shots are going to be really close.

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i just bought my first bow, its a compound that i am planning on using for hunting. i just take off my quiver and attatched the reel to that and just shoot instintivly and dont bother using my sight. aiming takes a little practice but once ya get it down its deadly

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clarification: i took off my quiver and put the reel where the quiver goes, used the same screws for my quiver because the holes line up perfect

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