Top Ad

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Do you trust shooting an arrow through the mesh in a ground blind when bowhunting?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Do you trust shooting an arrow through the mesh in a ground blind when bowhunting?

    Do you trust shooting an arrow through the mesh in a ground blind when bowhunting?

  • #2
    I've always thought bowhunting through a blind is risky. I just dont like the idea of shooting from inside a structure.

    Comment


    • #3
      I've shot through the screen windows on mine in practice and seemed to do fine. One thing bad that did happen to me once; I was looking through the peep down to my pin seeing my target just perfect BUT the arrow is 2 or so inches below the pins and when I released, the arrow passed through the solid fabric below the bottom edge of the window!

      Comment


      • #4
        No. I do not trust it. I have the windows completely open when I shoot.

        Comment


        • #5
          Better safe than sorry, open them up.

          Comment


          • #6
            There's no way that I would risk shooting through the window, too many things that could go wrong.

            Comment


            • #7
              No problems, but I use a fixed blade. Never tried it with mechanicals.

              Comment


              • #8
                I have shot my compound through it but when I shot my recurve through it the arrow lost alot of its energy and fell short of the doe.

                Comment


                • #9
                  I don't trust it either guys.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    I agree with everyone... no mechanicals only fixed blades, make sure your window is open enough so you don't shoot through it, and my blind says not to shoot a gun through it or it will catch fire.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      only for 15 yrd shots, 20 is the farthest I'd go

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Yeah I haven't had a chance to actually do it but the guys I know who have have had problems. One of my friends gut shot a buck at about 25 when he shot through the mesh, he said it should have been and easy shot but the mesh plus some buck fever through off the shot.

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          No! If you pull to the side at the shot, your shot is gonna be way off.

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            I would not trust a mesh net either!! It has to affect your arrow at least a little.

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              i do when using a small fixed blade other than that i wont do it

                              Comment

                              Welcome!

                              Collapse

                              Welcome to Field and Streams's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Field and Stream, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

                              If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

                              And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on fieldandstream.com.

                              Right Rail 1

                              Collapse

                              Top Active Users

                              Collapse

                              There are no top active users.

                              Right Rail 2

                              Collapse

                              Latest Topics

                              Collapse

                              • Reply to The Red/Blue death divide
                                by Milldawg
                                Holly #*+€. More of this really. I’m to the point I don’t want the shot and have had covid. What people don’t realize is most people are tired...
                                Today, 10:15 AM
                              • The Red/Blue death divide
                                by rock rat
                                We're now averaging a couple thousand dead people a day. That's quite a few. Numbers add up at that rate. Infections have been decreasing for a couple...
                                Today, 08:06 AM
                              • Reply to Hunting High Up
                                by Ernie
                                Good for you!
                                I don't even read the political conversations......
                                Today, 10:10 AM
                              • Hunting High Up
                                by jhjimbo
                                If you do hunt high up check out the Weatherby Bsckcountry line. The Mark V is the Cadillac and is still reasonable at around $2500. I have two but have...
                                09-18-2021, 12:06 AM
                              • Reply to Bust gun buying trip
                                by WA Mtnhunter
                                I am of the opinion that things aren’t going to get better anytime soon. The supply base is severely damaged from labor and material shortages due to...
                                Today, 10:10 AM

                              Right Rail 3

                              Collapse

                              Footer Ad

                              Collapse
                              Working...
                              X