Imagine driving your truck down the road with no tires. Sounds terrible, right? The truck would be impossible to steer, unimaginably rough, and keeping it between the navigational beacons would be a nightmare. Tires are essential tools. So are fletchings.
Arrows get all the love. Bowhunters cheer things like micro-diameter, carbon that seems as strong as steel and innovative insert technologies. But what about the fletchings? Fletchings, after all, drive the arrow downrange.
I’ve been told, numerous times, that a fletch is a fletch — that size, stiffness and placement on the shaft makes zero difference. Bull butter! The truth is, manufacturers design different...
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