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Old 09-19-2018, 06:30 AM
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Default Gloves when using arrow release?

Curious what everyone is doing to keep their hands warm now that the temperature is decreasing when using a release? I have trouble using the release with thicker gloves on so I have a pair of the cheap tight cotton ones and cut the fingers off...but they aren't too warm and do nothing for staying dry.

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Old 09-19-2018, 06:45 AM
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I use a thin pair of gloves, then a thick pair of winter socks over top that I remove when I pick up my bow to shoot. Works quite well for me.


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Old 09-19-2018, 08:14 AM
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Take your mitts off to shoot anything, gun or bow. My buddies laugh at me, the mitts start flying when Iím getting down to business.
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:08 AM
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I usually keep my release hand in my pocket until I need it. If its really cold I have a pouch that i wear around my waist and I put my hands in there with a pocket warmer or two. I use that set up for waterfowl and rifle season as well. When I'm stalking I've never really noticed the cold. I think the adrenaline keeps that at bay.
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:14 AM
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I use those finger tip gloves with a fold over mitt that velcros back. Work wells for my truball release and rifle.
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:51 AM
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Golf gloves work well. The leather is thin and barely noticeable.
In single digit temps, for bowhunting from a tree stand, I'll wear one on my bow hand. Release hand can stay in a pocket if it is feeling chilly.

That said, not everyone feels the cold the same.
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Old 09-19-2018, 09:59 AM
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Wife bought me a fanny pack style hand muff last year and its awesome...wear gloves walking in/out.

While sitting hands are bare and warm inside the fanny pack.
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:51 PM
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Try some micro fleece gloves
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:52 PM
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Have a pair of thin gloves that I actually find quite comfortable to shoot in and don't lose any feel. If the hands get cold I use some large Titleist cart mitts designed for cold weather golfing.
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Old 09-19-2018, 01:08 PM
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I wear big mitts that my release fits in, take them off before I shoot...always shoot in bare hands no matter what the weather.

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Old 09-19-2018, 07:29 PM
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Been wearing a hand muff for a lot of years now in cooler temps. Wear thin gloves inside the muff too.
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Old 09-21-2018, 04:55 PM
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I wear a pair of sitka bow gloves. Enough to keep the edge off and good protection for stalking. I let out my release by 1 notch and I shoot exactly the same as bare hands.
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Old 09-25-2018, 07:55 PM
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I use a pair of Sitka bow gloves too in the early season when it's just getting cold. They work well. Very thin but gives you some warmth.

I use these for the rest of the season. They are still thin, not bulky, but are warmer than the Sitkas. I like these too because they have a bow release collar on them.

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Old 10-01-2018, 07:35 PM
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I do my best to shoot with no gloves but when it gets really cold I wear a pair of First Lite fingerless merino gloves.
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Old 10-02-2018, 05:43 AM
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Just got a set of whitewater outdoors bow gloves. I love them and Iím not really a glove guy.
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Old 10-02-2018, 09:46 AM
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I have skinny hands and found a (non-pink) Girls with Guns set that fit just fine under my release. On sale at Cabelas for only about $10.
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