I just sold my long bow about 4 months ago to hunt only with my compound. After a caribou hunt on the haul road I started missing traditional archery. I sold my long bow because I was pretty much useless with it outside of 30 yards. I miss traditional archery and was thinking about a recurve(I think it just fits my hunting style better). I just read Howard Hill's book "Hunting the Hard way and could not help but notice that he had absolutely nothing good to say about how recurves perform while hunting. I realize that al ot has changed with archery since Howards day, even traditional archery has changed some. I am wondering if long bows are that much more superior a hunting bows than a recurve. I was hoping I would be able to get a bit more range out of a recurve than I did with my long bow. According to Howard Hill though I would be wasting my time buying one. Ive never shot one before so I dont really know. Is there anyone out there that has hunted with both and could fill me in on the pros and cons of hunting with each?