Hunting and Fishing Glossary

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IBO Speed Rating
IBO stands for International Bowhunter's Organization. IBO speed rating is measure in feet per second and to get the rating for a bow it is shot with its poundage set at 70 pounds, 30 inch draw length and shooting a 350 grain arrow.

Ichthyology
The study of fish.

Inboard
A boat with its motor set inside a boat.

Inbreeding
Mating or crossing of individuals more closely related that average pairs in the population.

Incubation


Insert
An adapter which is placed into an arrow shaft to make a nock or arrow point fit the shaft.

Instinct
Behavior that is naturally ingrained in an animal and not a learned behavior.

Interdigital gland
A gland on deer located between the toes.

Interorbital
The area between the eyes.

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