Bowfishing has been a source of food since ancient times and is rapidly becoming a popular sport as well. Several countries have towns and cities that sponsor bowfishing competitions and events that draw large crowds. Bowfishing is also an inexpensive family-oriented sport that requires skill and concentration in order to reel in the big ones. Take our quiz to learn more about bowfishing.
How many countries now have guides who offer organized bowfishing trips?
How many organizations are there in America that support the sport of bowfishing on a national level?
What time of day is best for bowfishing?
Where does the fishing reel go when you bowfish?
The reel attaches to a rail on the boat or to a belt harness if you are wading when you bowfish.
The reel is attached directly to the bow that you are using to bowfish.
There is no reel as the short line is connected to your arrow is tethered directly to the bottom of your bow.
How is the fishing line arranged on a bowfishing retriever reel?
it is wound on a spool
it is in coiled a bottle
it is wound on a drum
In what year was the Bowfishing Association of America (BAA) founded?
What is the type of bow that one uses for bowfishing?
the compound bow
any good bow will do the trick
What is the minimum amount of force required to propel a bowfishing arrow and line sufficiently?
What component typically mounted on a bow is useless for bowfishing?
an arrow rest
a bow sight
a cable guard
What is on hunting or target arrow that a bowfishing arrow does not have?
both of the above
What is different about the tips on bowfishing arrows?
What is a danger that one must avoid when bowfishing?
If you are a victim of snap back when bowfishing or bow hunting, what is the usual result?
an arm injury
a facial injury
a stomach injury
What kind of a boat do you need for bowfishing?
a bass boat
a platform raft
a flat bottom boat
About how much will the basic equipment needed for bowfishing (excluding a boat) cost?
What kind of water conditions are usually considered the best for bowfishing?
both of the above
What is the ideal distance that you should be from your target fish?
5 to 9 feet
10 to 15 feet
16 to 20 feet
What is a difficulty of aiming at a fish with a bow and arrow?
What do bowfishing enthusiasts always say about aiming at a fish?
How much did the largest fish on record that was caught by bowfishing weigh?