STRAIGHT ARROW: A quote from Fred Bear, inspirational archer

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Straight Arrow

By Gene Culver

Fred Bear was the founder of the Bear Archery Company and considered by many to be the Father of Modern Archery.

During the 1970s, Fred Bear’s hunting adventures were being shown on TV and they were very inspirational to me as a young bowhunter.

Bonnie and I started the Bent Arrow Archery Shop in 1978 after meeting and being inspired by a pro staff shooter who worked for Bear Archery, and two years later at an archery show in West Virginia I was privileged to meet my hero, Fred Bear.

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