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COLUMBIA CITY â€” One of humanityâ€™s most primal forms of hunting game is still very prevalent among todayâ€™s hunters.
Indianaâ€™s bowhunting season began Tuesday, and many Whitley County archers are excited to take to the woods.
Hunters such as 31-year-old Brandon Marshall, whoâ€™s shot upwards of 20 deer in his 18 years of bowhunting; Brock Bunyan, a 15-year-old student at Columbia City High School and a newcomer to the sport; and Scotty Reimers and Roy Krouse â€” veterans in the field.
While Marshall, Bunyan, Reimers and Krouse all have their own experiences in the woods, they all share the same opinion of bowseason â€” the deer are much more relaxed.
â€śThe best part of bowhunting is the quietness,â€ť Krouse said. â€śYou donâ€™t hear shotguns blasting close-by.â€ť
With firearms season not starting until Nov. 16, bowhunters have the advantage of stealth and surprise in the woods.
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