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Sighting in Bowfishing arrow
This may be an odd question, however here it goes. I have a gator hunt scheduled for September and would like to sight in my bowfishing arrow for about 15 yards. I know the gator arrow I will be using will be a tad heavier, but want to at least get my set up close.
I do not have a pond etc I can shoot into but do have a target. My question is my bowfishing arrow would tear up the target like there is no tomorrow as it has the tip that would expand and pulling it back through the target would be hard to do.
Any suggestions on other options?
Shoot it into the lawn or pile of sand/soft soil
Pull the barb from one and shoo into a regular target.
I will maybe look into shooting into the dirt backstop at my local range.
Matt, The arrows I have dont have the removable barbs, but since I almost never bowfish I could maybe just cut the barbs off. Thanks for that idea, that way I can at least shoot at home.
The dirt is it. Sacrifice one arrow so the good arrow will hit the mark.
Yeah anything works, milk-jug or feed sack or piece,of,styrofoam You shouldn’t have to shoot too many times
When I was bowfishing tournaments I would use a golf ball in the yard. Bounce the ball around the yard for a while with the arrow. Fun practice.