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I Love Archery

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 398 People

    My Life!

    When ever I think of archery, I feel alive. I feel like I belong to hold a bow and shoot an arrow. I feel its my life. Im very happy to learn archery next week. I cannot wait to feel the bow in my hands and let that first arrow fly cause I know I feel great about it. Thank...
    TsukiOKage TsukiOKage 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2010

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    First Time In A Long Time. :-)

    I haven't tried to shoot a bow and arrow in forever (probablly 15-16 years). I had such a great time shooting today that I know which bow will be my first, though I have to find a place to practice. I think it's a great skill to have, and it's fun!!! I got such a nice adrenalin...
    Pebbles1982 Pebbles1982 26-30, F May 24, 2012

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    The X- Ring Is King !

    World 9 spot you ask yourself what's that, It's a new game . Very tough You got 6 3inch circles arranged in an oval, on a 16 X 11 piece of paper. These circles consisting of 3"dia. thick circle, an a center 1 1/4 " dia. circle with a black X in the middle. The X is...
    DigiThal DigiThal 56-60, M Jun 18, 2012

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    MidnightDragons MidnightDragons 16-17, F 1 Response May 15

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    targetgurl targetgurl 16-17, F Jul 4, 2014

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    I've never shot a bow

    and arrow before, but I can't help feeling as if I would be good at it. Maybe I just really want one after watching too much InuYasha and The Walking Dead. Kagome and Daryl can really shoot some arrows. Don't even get me started with Hawkeye.
    XantheoftheStar XantheoftheStar 22-25, F 2 Responses May 31

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    I shoot recurve on target 33" Belgian champion

    when I was young Started again after more than 10yrs and finding out I am still THAT good! Loving the technical part and concentration
    laurasya laurasya 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2014

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    awhitecrayon awhitecrayon 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 27, 2014

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    I've Been Practicing Archery Since I Was 8...

    I'm 16 now, and I still go to the archery field three times a month. It's kinda addicting, to be honest.
    Nightlock88 Nightlock88 16-17, F Oct 21, 2012

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    I want to learn how to shoot a bow

    and arrow. Screw guns, bows and arrows are so cool!
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 17

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    I super love archery!

    !!!! I'm getting so good!!!!!! Don't know how I could go without it!!!!
    guitarloverTT3 guitarloverTT3 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2014

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    As a child I did the summer camp thing,

    they had archery as an activity. I was ok with the old equipment that they had. I've always wanted to get back into it. In the last few years I bought a house in the country that has a wooded area in the back. I think when I get a little bit of extra cash I'm going to try and...
    CDrixieXXY CDrixieXXY 31-35, T Feb 17

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    I've been doing archery

    for five years. I love it, when I'm at Girl Scouts the little girls call me Merida and my little sister calls me Katniss. Can't wait to go back to do more archery classes today.
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F Mar 28, 2014

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    More Than A Sport

    When I was about seven or so, my father put a bow in my hands and taught me to shoot. I learned the ethics of life and death, survival, and patience over years of bow hunting. He would take me hunting, and I would spend hours upon hours waiting for a target from high in the trees...
    standoutline standoutline 16-17, F Nov 11, 2013

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    First Bow

    I got my first bow the other day... the first time i used it i stupidly put the limbs on backwards, and i got 8 arrows:). Also i am a first time archery and have only just complete my introductory course :). Archery is a sport i love and shall do for a long time;)
    rubez rubez 13-15 1 Response Dec 15, 2011

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    I love archery and am looking at getting a good

    compound bow, anyone have any good recommendations?
    Wannalovelife Wannalovelife 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

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    My Bow And Arrow

    I love archery . . . I have a set up out back of the house . . . simple really . . . just a 3 bale hay stack . . . attached target . . . and plenty of air space . . . I shoot out at about 40 feet . . . I have a simple recurve bow . . . Focus 62" with a 20 pound tension . . . and...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    Shoot

    I shot my first arrow at age 8. It was at some Renaissance Fair. The bows were terrible and the arrows kind of bent. But I did fairly well. Totally forgot about it til later I went to camp. Better arrows, better bows. I was a natural. Won every contest and turned out to be just...
    VeronicaTanner VeronicaTanner 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    For the last few years,

    archery and bow hunting have not only become my primary hobby but also my passion in everyday life. Seldom does a day go by where I am not tinkering with one of my bows or a set of arrows, reading a bow hunter magazine or book, or watching a bow hunting show on DVD or online. To...
    JQuest75 JQuest75 31-35, M Jan 15

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    I love archery.its one of my favorite sports.

    i love compound bows which is the type I work best with.ğŸŽ¯
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F Jun 24, 2014

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    This is my bow I got a few years ago :) I love

    using it and am getting much better at traditional/instinct shooting. It's in between a recurve and a longbow.
    cherryxxbomb cherryxxbomb 16-17, F Jun 22, 2014

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    Archery - Traditional Recurve

    I love archery; started last year before it became cool. I trained on a Samick Polaris Takedown Recurve 66" - 20 lb. Now thinking of buying my own takedown recurve. I know a Cartel Fantom riser with ILF limbs is a lot of bow for just under $200 but also means getting the...
    Bluebirds777 Bluebirds777 61-65, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    Been shooting a Diamond by Bow tech women's bow

    for over 2 years now. It's pink camo and I have arrows for squirrels and arrows with broadheads. Hunted my first season with a bow started last November.
    hhannahhbabe hhannahhbabe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    targetgurl targetgurl 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2014

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    Haha, I don't know if this would be

    stereotypical, but I'm Native American, and the first time I shot in archery, I made it center on the very first shot, including 3 other times. I guess beginners luck maybe? Haha
    Dylanhgh Dylanhgh 16-17, M 1 Response May 31

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    When I was little my dad bought me one of those

    small beginners compond bows for me cause i was in love with elves and their archery skills and I had such a great talent for it but we moved houses and we went from country to city so I couldn't practice with my bow. Five years past and I went to camp as a councillor for 6th...
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1 16-17, M Aug 10, 2014

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    Traditional Archery

    I am very very interested in traditional archery, including composite types (Eastern) and European (Yew Longbow), as well as primitive archery.Anyone on EP into this? I have a Hungarian style composite as well as a couple of recurves.Thanks.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 30, 2011

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    Archery

    I love archery and shoot the longbow I take part in many tournamnets
    allegrok5 allegrok5 46-50 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    Started when I was a kid in boyscouts.

    When I was 8, I outscored EVERY SINGLE other kid in camp. I could fire left handed, right handed, compound, recurve, longbow, you name it. I stayed into archery as a hunting sport with my dad until I was 14. I prefer a bow for hunting, because, when you spend time, following...
    leptar leptar 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

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