Get Better & Keep it Simple w/ Andy May

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In this episode of the Antler Up Podcast, host Jeremy Dinsmore is joined by Andy May. This episode is the first of many where Jeremy will have guests discussing specific topics where the plan is to “Keep it Simple!”  Too many times it seems that “we” as hunters overcomplicate things and make tasks more challenging than they need to be! So, tune into not only this episode but the next couple weeks with guests from all over as they break topics down by “Keeping it Simple!” 

This episode is filled with valuable insights emphasizing the importance of continuous learning and personal growth in the field. Andy shares that experiences and challenges often outweigh the significance of the size of bucks harvested. Simplifying gear and equipment can lead to greater efficiency and effectiveness, and Andy provides tips such as using a multi-pin sight and hinge release to enhance shot execution and accuracy. He advocates aiming at larger targets to reduce tension and improve accuracy, as well as practicing shot selection and patience for better performance during hunts.

Andy also discusses the critical role of controlling heart rate and practicing from various angles to prepare for real hunting scenarios. He underscores the importance of realistic practice in archery and bowhunting, accurate and ethical shot placement, and proper bow alignment. Utilizing historical data and thorough scouting can significantly increase hunting success. Patience and confidence in one’s hunting strategies are crucial for efficiency, while slowing down the shot process and focusing on execution can lead to improved accuracy. Andy believes that challenging oneself both physically and mentally, while maintaining simplicity, can result in positive hunting outcomes. Tune in to gain deeper insights into Andy May’s hunting philosophies and practical tips for becoming a more effective and ethical hunter.

So, grab your gear, sit back, and join us on this episode as we Antler Up with Andy May on today's episode of the Antler Up Podcast.

 Stay tuned, stay safe, and Antler Up!

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