problem aiming

Discussion in 'Bowhunting Talk' started by tommy59, Nov 10, 2019 at 7:42 AM.

  1. tommy59

    tommy59 Newb

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    hi im new here . Been having a problem when I draw back my bow and anchor the pin is looking down and I have to adjust to compensate and im shooting all over the place. I have done everything ,move the peep up and down ,went to the eye doc [cause I have diabetes] and everything is ok w/ that even tried w/ glasses and with out maybe some of you guys can help thank you
     
  2. Vabowman

    Vabowman Die Hard Bowhunter

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    is the draw length right for you?
     
  3. John T.

    John T. Weekend Warrior

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    For me, hard to say unless I could see you shoot. Stand by for more replies.
     
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    Mod-it Weekend Warrior

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    I don't understand "the pin is looking down"?
    A picture is worth a thousand words. If you can post a pic of you at full draw, perpendicular to you from the side that you anchor on, it would greatly help. Need to be aiming at a spot at about shoulder height that puts your arrow parallel to the ground. Picture needs to be taken from back far enough that we can see your feet clear to the top of your head and all of your bow too.
    Just for your info, your proper draw length should result in you being able to stand straight up (not leaned back at the waist), the string just touching the tip of your nose, and the nock of the arrow should sit just under your sighting eye. This is with your bow arm straight but not "locked".
     
  5. Sota

    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Are you dropping away from your palm on the grip?
     
  6. cls74

    cls74 Legendary Woodsman

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    Close your eyes, draw your bow and anchor. Once you are comfortable with everything open your eye(s). You should be staring down your peep into the sight pins.
     
  7. trial153

    trial153 Grizzled Veteran

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    I cant get past the close my eyes part. That's when I touch the shot off!!
     
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    bloodcrick Moderator/BHOD Prostaff

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    I dont fully understand the pin looking down. Do you have a round pin guard ? if so make sure you line the pin guard and the peep together kinda like a gun sight. then focus on your pin is!
     

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