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How to Make the First Week of Bow Season the Best It Can Be

You've got a favorite stand picked out, now you just need to wait until the conditions favor sitting it. Be patient and let things unfold the way they need to during the first week of the season. (Photo courtesy of NorthAmericanWhitetail.com)
You've got a favorite stand picked out, now you just need to wait until the conditions favor sitting it. Be patient and let things unfold the way they need to during the first week of the season. (Photo courtesy of NorthAmericanWhitetail.com)

Despite off-season practice, it is easy to make mistakes during the bow season opener

The good news is that for most of us, the bow season is finally here or at least it’s so close we can start checking the 10-day weather forecast and planning our sits. The bad news is that it’s really easy to screw up during the first week of the season. This is partially due to being a little rusty from nine months of no hunting, and partially due to unchecked enthusiasm that it’s finally here.

This brings to mind something I find myself preaching to my twin six-year old daughters that also applies to most of us during the first seven days of bow season – make better decisions. When they (my daughters, not bowhunters) throw a fit over something trivial, I tell them to make better decisions. When they throw haymakers at one-another over which cartoon to watch like absolute savages, I tell them to make better decisions.

When it comes to this article, I’m going to say it five times in different ways.

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