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Of archery’s recent popularity surges, perhaps the most prevalent is women joining us on the archery range and in the bowhunting woods. It’s a powerful movement and one the hunting industry needs.
In the past decade, I’ve had the privilege of introducing my mother, sister and wife (then girlfriend) to bowhunting. Doing so required hours of coaching, boatloads of patience and a careful approach. But, all three still own and shoot bows, and though they’re not as obsessed with bowhunting as I am, they occasionally head afield to hunt.
My wife, Rebecca, has taken a couple of gobblers with her bow, and this fall she’ll be bowhunting whitetails in Kansas. We’re counting down the days, and spending much time shooting together in the yard. We enjoy it immensely.
Now, let’s review five important things you should know before you introduce a woman to bowhunting.