Archery

News & Tips: Beginner's Guide to Compound Bows
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Beginner's Guide to Compound Bows

Today's archery market consists of numerous compound bow manufacturers, making it difficult to know which bow is best for you. All compound bows, regardless of name and make, have similarities that…
News & Tips: Bass Pro Shops Christmas Gift Guide for Kids Who Are Excited About Archery...
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Bass Pro Shops Christmas Gift Guide for Kids Who Are Excited About Archery

You may have noticed a particular spike in your annual Christmas shopping list. Why are all these youngster’s asking for bows, arrows, and archery accessories? Mockingjay — Part 1, the next in the…
News & Tips: 3D Archery Shoots Provide Fun and Practice...
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3D Archery Shoots Provide Fun and Practice

  When the wildly popular Hunger Games movies came out, bowhunting suddenly became front and center. Both of my daughters wanted a bow, my sister gave Katy her old bow and the Claycomb family was…
News & Tips: Archery Accessories You Shouldn’t Forget to Buy...
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Archery Accessories You Shouldn’t Forget to Buy

Once you've made all the purchases to complete your bow, you'll need to consider all the other archery accessories to go along with your new purchase. Buy a Bow Case Bass Pro Shops and…
News & Tips: 5 Ways to Have Fun With Archery Practice (and Still Hone Your Skills)...
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5 Ways to Have Fun With Archery Practice (and Still Hone Your Skills)

Over the course of this blog's history, I've suggested all sorts of techniques that might be helpful when practicing with longbows and recurves. I've written about tricks that make practice mimic…
News & Tips: Prime Archery Challenge Plus Turkey Hunting - Tagging A Tom!...
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Prime Archery Challenge Plus Turkey Hunting - Tagging A Tom!

  The Prime Total Archery Challenge, where Grant and friends try fun-but-difficult shots. A monster bull elk at 160 yards. Can you make the shot? It's The Prime Total Archery Challenge, where Grant…
News & Tips: Traditional Archery: Best Target Choices You Can Count On (video)...
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Traditional Archery: Best Target Choices You Can Count On (video)

Normally when you see the phrase "target panic" in the title of an archery article, you're expecting to hear about an affliction that prevents shooters from hitting the mark. This time, however, you'…
News & Tips: Traditional Archery: Feathers
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Traditional Archery: Feathers

Whenever I meet another traditional bow hunter, one of the first things I notice is his or her fletchings. It seems to me that they give a little hint about the hunter. Style, color and size of…
News & Tips: Traditional Archery: My Carbon Contradiction...
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Traditional Archery: My Carbon Contradiction

I consider myself a traditional bow hunter. I love my longbow; I don’t use sights; I hunt from the ground; and generally I conduct myself within the spirit of the sport. But I part ways with…
News & Tips: Traditional Archery: Cold Weather Comfort is Critical...
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Traditional Archery: Cold Weather Comfort is Critical

This is, in my part of Ontario, the last week of the bow season for deer. As usual, it has been a week characterized by lots of snow and frigid cold. It might not seem like frigid cold but, believe…
News & Tips: Traditional Archery: Bows Need Tune-Ups Too...
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Traditional Archery: Bows Need Tune-Ups Too

Two days ago, I was shooting in my backyard range when I realized that my longbow had suddenly become a little noisier. I found this odd since nothing had changed in my set up and my bow was…
News & Tips: Bow Buyer's Guide for Women (and Youth)...
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Bow Buyer's Guide for Women (and Youth)

One of the great boons to bowhunting is the growing number of women joining its ranks. Archery manufacturers have been quick to respond, producing more bows and accessories expressly with women in…