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Old 12-05-2021, 07:51 AM   #1
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Default Bow holder in a Groundblind.

Finally got another chance to hunt with the recurve this weekend.

Been hunting treestands but came to a groundblind this am. Closest I've had a deer is about 18 yds from a tree and passed, hoping for closer.
Sitn here now, I can't find a good way to prop this awkward curve, lol. Ended up leaning it face down w top limb on a hub. No arrow nocked.
What kind of bow holder is best for a groundblind?

Deer just walked out. Gotta get set up/ready.
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Old 12-05-2021, 07:58 AM   #2
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Rig a hook to a ceiling rod or hub so you can hang it. If it’s not too rocky the holders that push into the ground work pretty well too
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Old 12-05-2021, 08:07 AM   #3
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I bought one of these for my compound. Not sure if it'll work with a recurve.
https://www.amazon.com/HME-Products-...7W65N8D9&psc=1
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Old 12-05-2021, 08:10 AM   #4
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This may work to clip to one of the rods. I use one to hang my bow on my SYS strap with my saddle in a tree.
https://www.amazon.com/HEROCLIP-Cara...1ZQ&th=1&psc=1
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Old 12-05-2021, 08:55 AM   #5
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I just stand my bow up against the side of the blind on my left side. I stand the arrow up on my right side. When something comes in, I pick the bow up and nock my arrow and wait for a shot opportunity to present itself.

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Old 12-05-2021, 10:04 AM   #6
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I keep mine laying across my lap.
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Old 12-05-2021, 11:47 AM   #7
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What Bisch and Phillip do.

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Old 12-05-2021, 12:40 PM   #8
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I keep mine laying across my lap.
Same here. I haven’t found a better way to do it yet.
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Old 12-05-2021, 03:46 PM   #9
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5-min before shooting light I go to full draw and just wait until the shot presents itself.
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Old 12-05-2021, 09:02 PM   #10
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I tie a large loop in the end of a small rope, tie it to the top of the blind on my left, and adjust the rope so it stands the bow right where, and how I want it.

I just put the bottom limb on something on the ground (currently using an empty copenhagen can), then hook the top limb in the loop.

The bow stands right there (arrow ready), and is easy/quick/quiet to get into my hands, and into shooting position.

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Old 12-06-2021, 03:12 PM   #11
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This is what I have in most of my ground blinds.
You can lean the top limb against the stand or the string.
Works very well.
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Old 12-08-2021, 11:28 PM   #12
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I keep mine laying across my lap.
X2, works best for me.
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Old 12-08-2021, 11:29 PM   #13
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This is what I have in most of my ground blinds.
You can lean the top limb against the stand or the string.
Works very well.
Cool, learned a new idea and may need to give this a try, thanks.
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Old 12-11-2021, 10:49 AM   #14
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This is what I have in most of my ground blinds.
You can lean the top limb against the stand or the string.
Works very well.
I'll be doing this soon.

Thanks!
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Old 12-12-2021, 11:06 AM   #15
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Great idea ballgame!! I have one of those lying around, will try it. Thanks!
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Old 12-12-2021, 11:19 AM   #16
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I like the design but in our sand you would need the spikes a foot and a half long not to push over.

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Old 12-13-2021, 07:54 PM   #17
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Take a 14-16” piece of paracord and tie it to one of the roof arms. Tie a loop in the end and a knot about 3” from the loop. Hang your bow by the string thru the knot. Easy, quick and quiet.
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Old 12-22-2021, 09:43 AM   #18
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5-min before shooting light I go to full draw and just wait until the shot presents itself.
same here
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Old 12-24-2021, 12:30 AM   #19
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same here
Just a shade shorter with my 67-lb recurve.......
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Old 12-25-2021, 07:51 AM   #20
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Just a shade shorter with my 67-lb recurve.......
First liar don't stand a chance!
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Old 12-30-2021, 06:37 PM   #21
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I like a piece of romex wire fashioned in an S. I have a big roll left over froma wiring project…lots of hangers left to be made. Hang on roof rod and bow hangs below. I can heaven hang my heavy compound on one of the roof is sturdy enough like in my cattle panel ground huts.
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