Anybody that has been shooting a bow for any length of time has had to shoot in the rain. Those of us who have had to shoot in the rain know the effects it has on our fletchings. This is a great tip from Jordan Sequillion that I know that I will be able to use in the near future.
Now that we are in the outdoor season there is an opportunity to shoot in all kinds of weather. Weather itself effects the way we shoot, and you can read my earlier blog about different weather conditions and their effects on shooting. As competitive archers, we love our equipment. We have invested time, money, and countless hours in finding the perfect setup for us. So,once the tournament is complete we need to care for our equipment. We need to have our equipment in perfect condition for the next tournament.
Perfect shooting conditions rarely require additional maintenance, however not all tournaments are shot in ideal conditions and rain has the potential to do the most damage if not dealt with immediately since metal rusts, wood warps and fletching matte.
Once out of the weather, take the time to properly and thoroughly dry all your equipment. Using a clean dry cloth, wipe…
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