Longest Shot With a Handheld Bow

Discussion in 'Archery Hunting' started by Mailman, Apr 5, 2006.

  1. Mailman

    Mailman Well-Known Member

    Feb 2, 2005
    Blue Springs Mo
    On August 2, 1987, Don Brown established a world record for distance by shooting an arrow with a 132-pound handheld recurve bow 1,336 yards, 1 foot, 3 inches. Information taken form April 2006 Outdoor Life.
     
  2. Big John

    Big John New Member

    Oct 24, 2003
    WOW!! There are people in Alabama that don't go that far on vacation.
     

  3. Keith

    Keith New Member

    Dec 13, 2002
    Springfield, MO.
    :hysterical:Foxworthy said the same thing after walking to a dandy buck he dropped. Not sure but I am thinking it was over 400 yard shot.
     
  4. JMAC

    JMAC Senior Member

    Aug 31, 2005
    Cole County
    Good night! That's right at 3/4 mile!
     
  5. rat

    rat Legbone

    Dec 13, 2005
    Imagine 132# pull.. golly!
     
  6. shortmag

    shortmag New Member

    193
    Feb 22, 2006
    Immediately following the shot he turned to his only child and said.....go on git that fer me, wind kinda knocked her down at the end!

    sorry some I just do for me
    :rotfl::hysterical::rotfl::hysterical:
     
  7. Gamegetter

    Gamegetter Well-Known Member

    Jan 21, 2004
    And I thought a 45 yard shot was long. :whip:
     
  8. bodoodle

    bodoodle New Member

    441
    Mar 25, 2004
    kansas city
    Wonder if he hit what he was aiming at? :)
     
  9. FiremanBrad

    FiremanBrad New Member

    And WHAT KIND OF BOW WAS IT??????????hehehe...I guess the "war bows" of midieval(sp) times were 80-100lbs plus...Of course, most of those bows I believe were long bow styles. Boy, Robin Hood musta been a stud!!!
     
  10. FiremanBrad

    FiremanBrad New Member

    Shortmag...that is a good one!!! Too funny...lol:cheers:
     
  11. Mailman

    Mailman Well-Known Member

    Feb 2, 2005
    Blue Springs Mo
    Originally posted by fireman_3311[/i]

    Boy, Robin Hood musta been a stud!!! [/quote] Yea.....A Stud.......wearing tights.
     
  12. FiremanBrad

    FiremanBrad New Member

    Yea.....A Stud.......wearing tights. [/quote]

    The lovely Maid Marian didn't seem ta mind I guess...lol. But I always thought it was dem tree muskateers in tights dat worried me most...hehehe