Never bow fished but we use to throw bread off the dock and wait with 22lr and shoot them when they came to the top for the bread.
Poor little darlings just floated up and got scooped into the frying pan.
Me and my buddy used to do that with 22's and pellet guns in the creek on the property I grew up on, didn't quit till my family sold the land when I was about 18. you should try bow fishing tons a fun.
I used to bow fish A LOT off of Hwy 78 on the old railroad bridge. Spent the better part of my teens out there. I had a very very scary experience with a fiberglass arrow bouncing off a rock and coming strait back at my head. The Trinity at Hwy 78 had some of the best gar...