posted on May 04, 2009 17:43
I’m sure every hunter has heard some sort of derogatory comment made about the use of the crossbow in big game hunting. But then, if you lived long enough, you would have heard the same thing about compound bows, in-line muzzle loaders, and even semi-automatic shotguns. The controversy is usually sparked by lack of knowledge, which turns into misguided opinions as people go off half cocked starting crusades against whatever the subject dictates, do to good old human nature. In no small part the crossbow received its fair share of criticism, to say the least.