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Bow Fishing? - June 26, 2013, 04:52 PM

Anybody do it?

Last weekend after not being able to get snakeheads to bite lures, but being able to get close enough to see them, I went and ordered a fishing bow so I can shoot them instead.

Would anyone at least be interested in coming along? I've got a couple extra kayaks. I launch from Pohick park.


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Anybody do it?

Last weekend after not being able to get snakeheads to bite lures, but being able to get close enough to see them, I went and ordered a fishing bow so I can shoot them instead.

Would anyone at least be interested in coming along? I've got a couple extra kayaks. I launch from Pohick park.
Hmm I might have to pull out my son's little bow and get in on this. I have a 13ft anglers kayak. I have been wanting to fish for snakehead for a while now.
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June 26, 2013, 04:56 PM

I would be in for this. No kayak but I could outfit my bow for fishing!


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June 26, 2013, 05:00 PM

how much is this bow of fishing? i've been wanting to do this for awhile.
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June 26, 2013, 05:05 PM

I just spent $330 for a complete bow and a couple arrows.

A fishing license is required.


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June 26, 2013, 05:31 PM

bow fishing will be difficult sitting low in a kayak.
but if you go normal fishing in the mean time and open to company lmk!
always up for new fishing buddies


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June 26, 2013, 05:43 PM

The kayak I'm using is not a normal kayak. It's a Wavewalk. Super stable even standing. I recently tried out the addition of a deck chair too. So comfortable.

My others are really basic sit-in kayaks, about 9.5ft. It would be hard to spot fish in those since you can't stand unless you're in only a few inches of water.


I'm fishing any weekend I'm not at the track and most evenings there aren't storms.
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dang i'm out. don't think i can afford another hobby atm. seems like it'd be cool as hell though.
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I've got an old browning bow I'd sell cheap if anyone wants it. Would work fine for bowfishing. Wanna say its 50-60lbs bow. Will need to be restrung, and you will need to buy the components for it, but I'd sell it for 50. Basically bare bow, has a cheapie PSE 3 pin sight.
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I'm fishing a tournament tomorrow. It's a club where half the members have boats and half don't. I use usually fish with someone that has a bass boat. But since we're doing a catch-photo-release tournament a livewell isn't necessary and I figured I would give a shot in my yak if they let me. I can also count my catch for an online kayak fishing tournament I'm doing. Also bringing my bow in case I see some snakeheads. Last time out I shot a catfish and a 30" carp. If someone wants to come along to fish I'd bring the sit-in and you'd have to be at Pohick Park by 5:45am.


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Finally caught one.
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Finally caught one.
Awesome! I want to catch one! Taste good?
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They taste alright for a freshwater fish.


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