The use and construction of sling bows is rapidly gaining popularity. 30 states currently have regulations set up for sling bows and a Illinois lawmakers recently introduced a bill that could allow slingers to go bow fishing. Okay, but how does a sling bow work?

The below video is one creative thinker’s walk-through of how he built his own sling bow. The homemade device is meant to shoot small arrows attached to a line that could be reeled in -hopefully along with your catch. The design seems suitable  for catching fish like carp and shad in shallow water.

Please make sure to check your local fishing regulations before heading out to the river.


Image screenshot of video by videoswatch2013 on youtube

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