Do colors matter?

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  1. VandalayIndustries

    VandalayIndustries Newb

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    Gentlemen,

    im currently debating on whether to get some non camp colors on a new bow or keep it all camo. If I went went with custom colors, I would have red accents with a black bow. would having some red on my bow make a big difference when trying to stay hidden from game?

    Thank you!
     
  2. early in

    early in Grizzled Veteran

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    No, that shouldn't make a difference.
     
  3. elkguide

    elkguide Grizzled Veteran

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    Deer don't see color the way we do.
    Black is my favorite "camo" color. I have pink and blue strings on my hunting bow and only shot 9 animals/birds last year.
     
  4. blueicefire

    blueicefire Weekend Warrior

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    Deer see all the ultra violet colors and that looks like neon blue. Anything with the blues in it the deer can spot you from a mile away. They won't know what you are or what it is, but they can see you.

    Red isn't a big deal, neither is pink nor orange.
     
  5. BB4tw

    BB4tw Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Deer will spot movement way better than most colors. Except for blues as previously mentioned.
     
  6. WA7S0N

    WA7S0N Weekend Warrior

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    What about neon green strings? Would that be an issue?
     
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    Black-n-Red is the way to go!! My new bow is black-n-red.
     
  8. Fitz

    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    I wouldn't worry about it. Especially red. Hunters wore red plaid for decades :tu:
     
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    I always use fluorescent orange or green in my strings/fletching and never have a problem :) Don't worry about it.
     
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    davidingle Weekend Warrior

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    My bow was red white and blue themed with black riser and carbon graphic limbs, no problems.
     
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    Great - I appreciate all the help and info!
     
  12. WA7S0N

    WA7S0N Weekend Warrior

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    Thanks everyone. This thread has/will clear things up for a lot of people.
     
  13. TheHardWoods913

    TheHardWoods913 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Green has never been an issue for me and it's my favorite color!

    Mean Green.jpg

    2015_Early season 8 Point.jpg
     
  14. elkguide

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    I'm betting that at least one of those deer in the truck does not like green!
     
  15. TheHardWoods913

    TheHardWoods913 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Both of them don't! haha

    My buddy and I doubled up that day, we both have flo green threads on our bows :evilgrin:

    Billy and Me Double.jpg
     
  16. Keep_Calm_And_Bowhunt

    Keep_Calm_And_Bowhunt Weekend Warrior

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    I have a black hoyt faktor, and it seemed like I saw more deer with it than I did my old camo bow! The color won't matter, as long as it's not a glossy, shiny tournament color
     
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    Not at all! Black looks good and conceals well
     
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    Thanks man for the input! That's what I'm wanting to do to my bow. Those strings look great. Love that green.
     
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    TheChurchArchers Die Hard Bowhunter

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    doesn't matter my bow is black and getting neon green strings and cables
     
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    TheHardWoods913 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Bow String Depot, Hutch is a member here on the forum...def hit him up! He builds some quality threads! :tu:
     

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