[pagebreak] 20. Wear Your Release
You're trudging to your favorite stand and suddenly find yourself eye-to-eye with a set of giant antlers. After a minute-long stare-down, the buck bounds off. Make it a habit to wear your release when making these treks. You'll be ready when the shot presents itself. 21. Shot Management
Practice your entire shot sequence- getting into position, nocking your arrow, clipping your release, drawing, setting your feet and executing. Surprisingly, many bowhunters don't. When an opportunity presents itself, they're caught fumbling and rushing to launch an ill-prepared shot.