Apparently Hutch has done what I did in the past and found out for himself. Many people have this misconception that moving the sight during hunting is just one more thing to go wrong or fiddle with. Nothing can be farther from the truth.
Originally Posted by Hutch~n~Son Archery
Although I use a different yardage setting than Hutch the idea is the same. I figure my longest shot while hunting is, 99% of the time, going to be a maximum of 30 yards. Now with a bow shooting 265 fps I can set my sight on 25 yards and shoot any deer within 30 yards. I did the actual shooting to find this out. With the sight on 25 yards my arrows impact dead on at 5 yards, about 1 3/4" high at 20 yards, and 3 " low at 30 yards. So with a 5" vertical spread I figure all shots within 30 yards should require a middle of the body hold and result in a dead deer.
What could be more simple? The only thing you have to determine is whether the animal is within 30 yards. If you happen to be hunting where longer shots are taken then most likely would be using a range finder. If you have time to range the animal you probably have time for the other two seconds it takes to slide the sight.
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