Michigun, I agree! Believe me, if I'm not at a high enough skill level I won't go out with a bow. Watching a wounded deer take off through the scrub oak would not make me feel too good...
Everyone I talk to says what JohnDog said - so much fun you can't stand waiting for the season to open. Thanks for your replies, folks.
"I won't be wronged, I won't be insulted, and I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people and I expect the same from them."
John Wayne, as John Bernard Books - The Shootist