Live Hunt: Archery Practice

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Sitka employee Chris Awe enjoys his morning coffee along with the sunrise during our daily practice session
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Chris Awe, with maybe the most broken in Mystery Ranch Trucker Hat on the planet!
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Grouping well… Chris Awe’s 30 yard group.
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Optifade Athlete Andrew Crow, gearing up for another archery season.
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Andrew Crow with his Optifade Bowtech Admiral.
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Mark dialing in his Sure-Loc 1 pin slider sight.
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Focus, Breath, Release.
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Quick sight adjustment.
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Mark dialing in at 20 yards.
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Good grouping with Broadheads leads to more time spent fletching.
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These Block Targets have each seen 1000’s of arrows over the past few seasons of Live Hunt.
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Bitzenburger Fletchmaster.
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Flex Fletch FFP 360 Extreme Vanes… the vanes used on every one of Mark’s arrows.
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Flex Bond Adhesive, a must have with Flex Fletch Vanes.
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Number each arrow’s cock vane… that way you can track each arrows throughout your practice sessions.
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Mark’s different Easton Arrows for the Live Hunt Season. A/C/C’s for Caribou/Elk, Axis FMJ’s for Bison, and Axis Nano’s for Deer/Antelope.
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Different Arrows for different species… taking your setup one step further.
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G5 Striker Broadhead with replaceable blades.
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Practice with Broadheads, make sure you’re using brand new blades before you head out on the hunt.
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Finished product. Check out the cut on contact head…
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Mark is archery hunting with Bowtech Destroyer 340’s this season.
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Mark is using Sure-Loc Sportsman Special Sights… these are 1 pin adjustable sights, coupled with his Leica Rangemaster 1600, all he has to do is get a range, adjust the sight, and hold directly on the animal.
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For Spot and Stalk hunts, Mark will use the Optifade Open Country Bow (on left), for Elevated hunting out of a treestand, Mark will use the Optifade Forest Bow (on right).
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Twin Optifade Open Country and Optifade Forest Bowtech 340’s. Sure-Loc Sights, Trophy Taker Rests, and G5 Meta Peeps.