eidsvolling wrote: 1. Find a traditional club or mentor in your area if possible. Here’s a good place to start: https://www.tradbow.com/public/Club-Listings-and-Mentors.cfm
2. Buy The Traditional Bowhunter’s Handbook– https://www.tradbow.com/products/item44.cfm You will not find a better resource for getting started on your questions and others.
3. Carve out some time to read the advice you will receive here from the friendliest group of bowhunters on the planet, bar none.
4. Have fun!