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Bowhunting.com Get Together Archery and Fun Shoot Update

by Cody Altizer 11. June 2011 07:41
Cody Altizer

The 3rd Annual Bowhunting.com Get Together Archery and Fun Shoot is officially underway and I can, without an ounce of doubt, state that this is by far our biggest and best event ever.  Well over 100 bowhunting enthusiasts from across the country showed up this morning in Garden Prairie, Illinois ready for a day of archery fun.  

Cool, muggy weather made the mosquitoes prevalent, but attendees have enjoyed an 18 target 3D course, a pop-up shoot, sporting clays shoot and a long distance shooting competition.  Despite the overcast skies, it’s already been an exciting day with many archers still competing on the 3D course.  Others, of course, are enjoying a delicious lunch and relaxing a bit before taking part in the final competitions.  Be sure to check the blogs regularly to see how the rest of the day pans out!

Attendees registering for the days events!

A little practice before the competition begins increases the competitors confidence.

Staff member, Steve Flores, ran into an unexpected obstacle at the bow shoot, a Rinehart Raptor!

This is what happens when you leave your camera unattended.  Josh Fletcher took a quick minute to snap this self-portrait when I was grabbing lunch!

Bowhunting.com Pro Staffer, John Mueller, trying his hand at the long distance competition.  Just how far away is that Rinehart Target?




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