Archery

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

November 20, 2014
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

July 14, 2014
  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

June 24, 2014
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. RedHead carries a selection of bow cases…
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)

June 19, 2014
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!

May 30, 2014
  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)

March 27, 2014
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

January 30, 2014
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

January 16, 2014
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

December 12, 2013
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

December 5, 2013
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)

November 22, 2013
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…
News & Tips: Visualizing the Shot
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Visualizing the Shot

September 5, 2013
It's been my experience that, in some ways, the act of arrowing at a deer is actually anti-climatic. Sure it's exciting and it gets your heart pounding, but the truth of it is, if you prepared…