DIAGRAM: Back to bow basics

November 9, 2012 | 7:08 p.m. CST
Bow hunting has become increasingly popular across Missouri in recent years. Hunters usually choose between two types of bows: recurve and compound. Recurve bows can be made of wood, laminate, fiberglass or other composite materials. Compound bows are usually carbon, aluminum or magnesium.

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