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Tech Talk

I enjoyed “Technology in the Field” [Editor’s Journal, Fall 2018]. I’m a bowhunter because I want to be close to take an animal. Though I use a compound, I feel like technology is encroaching on bowhunting. Battery sights that include rangefinders and lights are diluting the proficiency needed to gauge range and accuracy. We also see this in the push to use crossbows. I am aware of the importance of getting more folks into the field to keep the sport alive, but the article makes a valid point that we shouldn’t lose the

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