The offseason is a great time of year to sight in a bow.
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Watch at Levi Morgan explain how to sight a bow in the easy way.[/caption]
Whether you have a new bow
, or have trouble hitting the mark with your current gear, learning to sight in a bow in the easy way may make all the difference.
The old saying claims there is more than one way to skin a cat, and the same stands to sight in a bow. However, if I was to skin a cat, I'd ask a professional cat skinner how to do it. The same goes for a sighting in my bow. Everyone has their own system, but when it comes to shooting accurately pro archers like Levi Morgan are in a league of their own.
Watch this video to get a feel for how Levi Morgan sights in his bow.
In case you missed it, here are the high points of how to sight in a bow like Levi Morgan.
To begin, Levi suggests shooting at lines rather than a dot. He draws two lines similar to a T shape, but not connected, and shoots at the individual lines to sight in. The major advantage of this is simplicity. Shooting at a line makes the shooter focus on solving one problem at a time.
Levi initially starts to sight in a bow by shooting at the horizontal line on the target. When shooting at the horizontal line he is able to dial in the distance. Start at your first pin and adjust until you are driving nails along the line. Remember, if you are missing high or low, to always chase your arrows in adjustment. In other words if you are high, adjust your sight up, and vice versa for a low shot.
Once the distance is fine tuned, move to the vertical line and start tuning in your left a right. It is important to be right on the line at your close yardages. Like Levi mentioned during the video, if you are off at 1/4 inch at 20 yards, you will be four or five inches off at 60 or 70 yards. Not that many folks will be taking high pressure tournament shots, or hunting shots, at that distance, but being accurate is what bowhunting is all about.
There you have it, how to sight in a bow with pro archer Levi Morgan. Hopefully you found the tutorial informative and can use it to take your accuracy to the next level. Make it simple and solve one problem at a time.
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