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Locals Compete In Bow Hunting Competition – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 3/29/2021 at 4:18pm

Fredric Hill competes in the 3-D archery membership drive. (Courtesy Photos by David Whitmire)

On March 20, the N.C. Bowhunters Association (NCBA) held its District 9, 3-D archery membership-drive shoot. The event was held at the Headwaters Outfitters Hannah Ford Outpost. The course was set up in an arena-style shoot, with 10 targets and a 20-arrow round. The youngest archer was 3, and the oldest was 83, proving archery can be a lifetime sport. Just like in hunting, weather can play an important role in 3-D tournaments. The March 20th weather was windy and chilly, making the shots even more difficult. Archers had several classes to choose from, depending on age and whether it was tra...

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