Shooting a compound bow past 40 yards was once frowned upon. How times have changed. Advancements in bow performance and technology have shooters around the globe extending their shooting range. Why? Aside from being fun, practicing long-range shooting makes closer hunting shots easier. In addition, those of us who know how to shoot a bow on the open western landscape have found that extending effective range puts more antlers on the wall and more steaks on the grill.
While bow performance and technology have come a long way they won't do you any good if you shoot with poor form. As you increase your distance from a target, even the slightest mistakes in form become magnified. So, even if you never plan on shooting at a deer from farther than 30 yards away, follow these bow shooting tips to practice at long range and tighten your groups at every range.