Argumentative Essay: The Benefits Of Bow Hunting

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Benefits of Bow Hunting Your heart is pumping wildly, your adrenaline is bursting, your hands are shaking with excitement, and your body freezes. This is what happens to me when I see a deer, bow hunting. Bowhunting gives people a chance for a more challenging hunt versus hunting with a rifle; it lets the hunter closer to the animal they're hunting, the season is much longer than rifle or shotgun season and it is a very good stress reliever. Some hunters prefer hunting with a bow because it gives the animal a fair chance of survival, other hunters prefer using a bow because they can get much closer to the animal, 58% of bow hunters said they like the challenge, bow hunting is much more of a challenge because deer can be easily …show more content…
There's a 54% Wounding and crippling rate (IDA). There's absolutely no sure way to kill a deer instantly with a bow. "Killing a deer with a bow and arrow is borderline impossible because the animals are so wary and the Bolero are such a short range weapon"-- Conservative, rock star and bow hunter, Ted Nudgent. There are many benefits of bowhunting, it improves hand-eye coordination, it increase strength, it is a good exercise, get very lean meat, most important of all, it is very therapeutic. Whether you're in your stand or shooting away arrows in your backyard, archery can relieve stress and act as an outlet for internal pressure. Bowhunting can act sort of like a stress ball, except Instea d having your hands smell like rubber they might smell like venison (unspoken benefits). Rifle hunting all it takes is a steady aim. A Hunter can just hold the gun up to an animal and pull the trigger. The upsides of firearms are pretty easy to see. The power and range a rifle provides is simply superior. A bow hunter would be hard-pressed to peg a target exceeding that forty yard sweet spot, where a rifle is going to pop the same target at double the range, and is likely to get the kill shot most of the

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