Hunting with a crossbow

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By Shelton Young

Now that Ham Days is over it's time to get into serious hunting mode. With that in mind I broke down and bought a "Parker" crossbow. After 50 years of shooting re-curves and compounds, my shoulder finally wore out. I fought getting a crossbow for years because I thought it was for old men and much too easy to shoot. Well, I accepted the first and was surprised at the later! My crossbow is a 180-pound compound, which shoots 20-inch bolts (arrows) at over 300-feet per second. For comparison, my Matthews Solocam was 70 pounds and shot right at 300 feet per second.

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