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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby Stykshooter » Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:50 pm

but if I had one day left to live and only 1 hr to stump, rove and hunt with any bow possible i know it'd be one my Hillstyles ...


I am going to have to agree with you. I mess around with other types of bows. Shot a bunch of arrows off of a Titan earlier this spring and have shot some of my Bear Take downs almost exclusively since March. Heck, even putzed around with one of them new style wheelie bows.

I shot "Bushwhacker" some yesterday afternoon, and struggled with it a bit. I ended up spending over an hour shooting it today and just getting re-acquainted. We ended up the shooting session this evening on a high note. Lobbing heavy Fir shafts into the bulls eye fairly regularly. There is just something good for the soul to shoot wooden arrows out of a straight limbed longbow. They aren't as fast or as sexy as some of my recurves, and I DO love my Bear take downs, but they damn sure work.

My ultimate hunt at this point in my life would be to go on about a three week hunt up in the Yukon chasing moose. Wall tents, canoes, the whole shebang. Drag it out and enjoy the ride up until I only had a day or two left and then arrow one of the big ugly bastards with a Howard Hill and a heavy wood shaft.
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby 4nolz » Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:10 am

Styk are you intrested in some 65-68# bear takedown limbs-new black with blk/wh FF tips?
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby Stykshooter » Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:29 pm

I'm not shooting that much weight any more. All of my limbs now are in the 50-55 pound range, which gives me 53-58 or 59 at my draw. Thanks for asking though.
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby BEN MAHER » Sat Aug 17, 2013 8:27 pm

Randy save me a seat on that trip .
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby Stykshooter » Sun Jan 18, 2015 12:20 pm

I have been so immersed in the Bear T/D's the last year or two that I have really neglected my Hill bows. Blew the dust off of my Halfbreed last week and shot a couple dozen arrows off of it just for giggles. That didn't suck at all.

I am going on a pheasant hunt next weekend and thought about taking a long bow. I pulled Bushwhacker out of its case, strung it up and went out back with it yesterday. Shot a couple dozen arrows at the target and then traipsed around doing what a straight limbed longbow and fir arrows do best.... stump shooting! Had a blast! Just came in from another enjoyable 45 minutes lobbing 700 grain arrows at targets of opportunity out back.

Well, looks like me & Ol Bushwhacker are going to team up on some of these flying feathered fiends next weekend. I am leaving the next week to chase hogs on some coastal islands in Georgia. Don't be surprised if Bushwhackers ends up with some hog blood and mud on it.
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby BEN MAHER » Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:26 am

Randy... They shine as quick pointing shooters eh ...

Look forward to pics !
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby Stykshooter » Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:22 am

Sadly, Bushwhacker had to sit on the bench yesterday.

We spent a good portion of our time in thick, tall briars and black berry bushes looking for birds or arrows. I had to pretty much stomp a circle down around me to get my bow into action when we were reading for a flush. The extra length on the Hill along with the big Wooly Bugger fur silencers weren't a good fit. I took a T/D and would have been better armed with one of the 48" Super Magnums.
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby bearauto11 » Sun Jan 25, 2015 11:15 pm

That is sad... But go on... How did it go?
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby Stykshooter » Sun Jan 25, 2015 11:18 pm

Posted results under "question" in the bowhunting forum
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Re: Meet "Bushwacker"

Postby bearauto11 » Sun Jan 25, 2015 11:24 pm

Yeah. I saw that. Was just coming back to say never mind. Thanks. Sounds like it was a great time.
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