Bowhunting 101: Essential Equipment & Beginner Tips for a Successful Hunt

Do you have all the gear you need for your upcoming bowhunting excursion? It’s important to make sure you have prepared the essentials. For those fresh-faced newbies or the grizzled bowhunting veterans, having a checklist can make the task of preparing a relatively simple process. It removes the burden of remembering everything you need, and for veterans, makes a good way to check gear for any required maintenance, replacement, or upgrading before the hunt.

Introducing the BlackOut NV-3: Our Most Exciting Bow Yet

The NV-3 is here, and we are excited! The NV-3 is Blackout’s latest flagship bow and our most technologically advanced offering yet.

The excitement we feel for the NV-3 resonates not simply from the bow itself, but from the lineage from which it arises. The NV-3 builds on the incredible success of the NV-32, keeping the same incredible value proposition while infusing the latest in technology and performance attributes.

Guide to Compound Bows

In hunting, there is perhaps nothing as exciting as drawing back on a big whitetail or elk with a bow. Archery success demands the combination of stealth, precision and an intimate understanding of animal behavior. Before you can climb into the tree stand, however, you’ll need to find the right bow for your situation—and learn how to use it.

Best Compound Bow for Kids: The BlackOut Faze Bow

When it comes to kids and archery, what starts with a few shots at a target can turn into a lifelong passion. What begins as a great way to spend quality time outdoors with a parent often grows into the reason for trekking into the woods each and every fall for decades.

One of the charms of archery lies in its universal appeal and accessibility. Modern bow technology is such that not only can men and women of all ages participate in the sport, but so can boys and girls of all backgrounds. No matter where archery takes you, it all starts by picking up a bow.

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 archery accessories expressly with women in mind. Before taking advantage of this, however, the new female archer needs to make a few choices.

Archery Broadhead Buyer's Guide

A broadhead is a large cutting point assembly, attached to an arrow shaft for hunting. The proliferation of archery broadhead designs and blade configurations are diverse, making the decision on which one to use under a given set of hunting factors confusing, but it doesn’t have to be so.

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 series of Hunger Games movies, is about to open. And it’s showing every sign of breaking all kinds of box office records. Kids love the Hunger Games books and movies in which the heroine and of her cohorts are expert archers.