Using Your Compound Bow To Hunt Wild Boar

Pursuing wild game with a compound bow can be a riveting experience for an archery enthusiast. Picking a more challenging beast will add even more excitement to your hunt. Here are some reasons why hunting wild boar using your compound bow is an ideal big game challenge, plus a helpful arrow placement suggestion to help make your hunt a success.   Big Game Type Trophy Wild boar, or wild hog, has increasingly become a more interesting form of trophy type hunting across the United States. The trend has grown especially prevalent in the eastern portion of the country, specifically in a stretch from Virginia through the Carolinas along the Blue Ridge Mountains. Large populations of wild boar were released for sport hunting purposes, but subsequently have overpopulated the area. Regional conservation departments strongly encourage the hunting of these wild beasts with bow and arrow. Although wild pigs roam other parts of the country, tracking them may be a more time consuming part of the hunt. The Big Pig Challenge Tracking and hunting normal game other than legal bear hunting in North America, will usually not produce much of a thrilling challenge. Wild hogs do not fall under this docile animal category. A wild boar can be a potentially dangerous animal and hunting with a firearm can be challenging enough. Using a bow and arrow will seriously enhance the thrill of the experience.  While part of the test is the fierce nature of the wild hog, another important aspect to consider is their thick skin. The tough skin on a wild boar, along with a rigid rib cage across their back, will bring out the best in your archery skills. With approximately a 10-inch target area to successfully drop a wild boar, your aim needs to be precise. Perfect Arrow Placement The best place to target on any animal when hunting with a bow is a vital organ. The wild boar adds an element of challenge because of the thickened skin, plus...

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