from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To feather (an arrow).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The vane toward the back of an arrow, used to stabilise the arrow during flight.
- n. A large boneless fillet of halibut, swordfish or tuna.
- v. To feather, as an arrow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To feather, as an arrow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give way; yield; flinch.
- To feather, as an arrow.
- To cut, as fish, in strips, clear of bone, in order to prepare it for drying and smoking: chiefly in the past participle: as, fletched halibut.
And last but not least, you use fletch-dry or some kind of water repellent for your feathers.
When arrows start to penetrate to the fletch just open the bag and repack the plastic and go again.
I was in the same boat as you and sick of paying others to fletch my arrows at a couple bucks a pop.
I bought the red plastic Bohning single arrow, single fletch jig (about as simple as you can get) and have been able to get good results.
How to fletch your arrows with owl feathers, because owls fly silently, so maybe your arrows will too.
I use feathers on my arrows with compound an recurve thats what i was rasied using alot of huntters use plastic fletch are they better or just chepper to buy?
I use feathers on my arrows with compound an recurve thats what i was rasied using alot of huntters use plastic fletch are the | Field & Stream
With the Whitetail, if you are serious about accuracy, you would be far better off to fletch your arrows with feathers because of the close center of the riser, and I personally have had nothing but trouble with feathers and much prefer vanes.
I expect the fletch glue will work just fine as the coating sticks like super glue and is very smooth to the touch.
Even with these two great, epoch-making candidates, I wouldn't bet the ranch against the Republicans. fletch wrote on January 19, 2008 6: 01 PM: matthew -