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Bowhunter: Lighted arrow nocks a no-brainer

Jim Sutton of Spokane displays arrows with lighted nocks, which he believes should be allowed for hunting in Washington.

A Spokane sportsman says the state should consider his bright idea for reducing the number of deer and elk wasted by archery hunters.

“Allowing lighted nocks is a no-brainer to me,” said Jim Sutton, referring to an LED light in the fletching end of an arrow that illuminates upon release by the bowstring’s thrust.

Washington hunting regulations prohibit the use of certain modern and electronic equipment such as lighted sights and nocks for use during the special primitive weapons seasons. Rich Landers, SR  Full story.

Seems to me lighted arrow nocks might be a good idea. What do you think?

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