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Archery vs. long-distance rifle debated

A fork-horn mule deer buck -- to small to be legal game for hunters in most of Eastern Washington. (Adam Lynn)
A fork-horn mule deer buck -- to small to be legal game for hunters in most of Eastern Washington. (Adam Lynn)

HUNTING — I heard an interesting discussion at the Big Horn Show.

A firearms hunter said to an archer:  “More skill and dedication is required to shoot deer at 1,000 yards than to hunt deer with a bow at 25 yards.”

I think he might be right while still being wrong.

What do you think?




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