Why You Should Number Your Hunting Arrows


I have been told 1000 time by different archers of different styles to number my arrows. I even did a short tutorial on a blog post once. I do get lazy when I buy new arrows and I always end up paying the price in my competitions. Numbering your arrows is an important part of the arrow tuning process.

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(From Bowhunter.com)

by Randy Ulmer • August 22, 2011

Every hunting arrow in your quiver has its own personality, and it’s going to go exactly where it wants to go when you shoot it. I figured out just how important this is to know when I was shooting target archery. I’ve since found out that an arrow’s personality actually becomes more apparent when you screw a broadhead onto it.

If you make up a dozen arrows and put broadheads on them, I’ll guarantee one or two of those arrows aren’t going to hit in the group. The only way to figure out which ones are fliers is to number your arrows before you shoot them and keep a journal of where each arrow hits.

Once you notice an arrow is consistently hitting off to the side of the group, you need to rotate the nock to the next fletching…

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