Tech Talk: How to Fix a Missed Bow Shot

Tech Talk: How to Fix a Missed Bow Shot

Nobody likes to miss a shot. Ever.

Sometimes missing a shot, however, is more than an exercise in frustration — it presents us with a valuable opportunity to learn what we did wrong. How and where you missed, and the conditions that contributed to your shooting around an animal can be invaluable information in determining just what went wrong.

Once you've identified the causes of the miss, you're one step closer to avoiding the same mistake during the next moment of truth.

Whether it's buck fever, a punchy release or you're hunting out of your range, our experts know how to help. Watch Mike Carney and Tony Peterson in this Tech Talk segment as they help dissect and discuss the how and why behind a miss, and what you can learn from it.


Recommended for You

As a bowhunter, you need complete faith in your physical ability to hike in to your hunting ground, stalk your prey, pull your bow stealthily and pack out your animal. That means it's essential to train for your hunt. How-To

10 Workout Routines Every Bowhunter Should Master

Adam Holt

As a bowhunter, you need complete faith in your physical ability to hike in to your hunting...

Check out our top picks for the year's best new bowhunting packs! ATA Show

New Hunting Packs for 2019

Brian Strickland - January 10, 2019

Check out our top picks for the year's best new bowhunting packs!

Sweet, smoky and spicy - this is my the best combination for jerky! Recipes

Sweet & Smoky Venison Jerky Recipe

Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley

Sweet, smoky and spicy - this is my the best combination for jerky!

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Daytime Bighead Carp Bowfishing

Daytime Bighead Carp Bowfishing

Curt Wells is with members of the Muzzy Bowfishing team as they set their sights on bighead carp during the day in Kentucky.

Season Opener: Kentucky Whitetail Bowhunt

Season Opener: Kentucky Whitetail Bowhunt

Christian Berg arrives at Whitetail Heaven Outfitters in Kentucky to kick off the beginning of his hunting season.

Mountain Caribou Hunt

Mountain Caribou Hunt

Curt Wells can't pass up this opportunity to hunt mountain caribou in the Northwest Territories.

See more Popular Videos

Trending Stories

Advances in rangefinding devices have helped bowhunters immensely. Scouting Tools

Advancements in Rangefinder Technology Through the Years

Chuck Adams

Advances in rangefinding devices have helped bowhunters immensely.

Chasing predators is great for calming big-game nerves. Other Game

Tips for Bowhunting Predators

Joe Bell

Chasing predators is great for calming big-game nerves.

With May comes an opportunity to re-think turkey bowhunting strategies. Turkeys

Spring Gobbler Reset: How to Bowhunt Turkeys in May

Tony J. Peterson

With May comes an opportunity to re-think turkey bowhunting strategies.

See More Stories

More How-To

New tech has made hunting more efficient, but it also raises several questions about ethics and tradition. How-To

No Secrets with Modern Hunting Technology

Dwight Schuh

New tech has made hunting more efficient, but it also raises several questions about ethics...

Taking long-distance shots at big-game animals has become acceptable, but here's why it isn't the ethical choice. Conservation

Is it Ethical to Take Long-Distance Bowhunting Shots?

Curt Wells

Taking long-distance shots at big-game animals has become acceptable, but here's why it isn't...

Follow these tips for spotting and stalking mule deer with a bow! How-To

Tips for Stalking Mule Deer

Matt Palmquist

Follow these tips for spotting and stalking mule deer with a bow!

See More How-To

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.