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2019 ATA Show: Best New Sights, Rests and Stabilizers

Setting up a bow with the right accessories for your hunting style is just as important as selecting the bow that’s best for you. The show floor of the 2019 ATA show in Louisville, Kentucky, was covered with archery and bowhunting gear. Some of the most exciting new products were...


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2019 ATA Show: Arrows, Release Aids and Quivers in Realtree Camo

We recently attended the 2019 ATA Show in Louisville, Kentucky. We scoured the show floor looking for the latest and greatest in the archery world. We came across a lot of great stuff, including great new arrows, quivers and release aids. Here is the cream of the crop.


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2019 ATA Show: The Best Realtree Bowhunting Accessories

Oftentimes, bowhunting requires a good bit of gear. I know of very few hobbies that can result in a shed fuller of gear than that of the great outdoors. But that’s okay, because we’re all gear junkies anyway. Some of the most important pieces of gear I take afield each...


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2019 ATA Show: New Compound Bow Cases for This Year

Have a bow that needs protection? Looking for a way to keep it safe and sound from natural and man-made damage threats? Luckily there are many new options for 2019. Here are eight of the best bow cases that we found on the show floor at the 2019 ATA Show...


How to Judge Shot Distance Without a Rangefinder

Here we talk about how nice it is to have a rangefinder on hand, but what to do when you don't have one or don't have time to use the one you have. Here are a few tips. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you...


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The Top 10 Bowhunting Articles of 2018

Bowhunting. It makes the world go 'round for those who love to chase game with stick and string. That "strang" music coming off the bow is what we live to hear. And oh how sweet a sound it is. Because of that, we work hard to produce bowhunting content that...


How to Bowhunt Predators

I exhaled strong gasps of air through the plastic mouth call, cupping my hand on the barrel accordingly, sending eerie, squalling, bone-chilling sounds of a rabbit in distress out across the valley floor, penetrating nearly a mile into the foothills beyond. No more than 5 minutes went by when I...


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7 New Bows That Make Great Camo Christmas Gifts

Are you hunting for a new bow this year? Have a loved one who is? We've got the lineup for you. Check out these new bows that are ready for the range and the timber.


The Ultimate Whitetail Hunting Bow

If you were setting up the ultimate whitetail bow , what would it look like? The Perfect Bow Whitetails are North America’s most popular game, but manufacturers continue producing bows not entirely suited to the playing field. Ultra-fast, super-short bows dominate the market. But speed is overrated, especially in a...


How to Dress for Cold-Weather Bowhunting

Staying warm is a large part of successful whitetail hunting. Despite your thoughts on global warming, it still gets cold. When teeth chatter, you'll want to climb out of your stand and call it a day, wasting precious weekends and vacation time. When muscles quiver, you're not shooting to the...


Shooting Practices That Help Cure Buck Fever

Buck fever is part of every shot at big game but is especially problematic while bowhunting. Shooting a bow well under pressure becomes easier with experience but can prove a difficult place to get to. The key is systematically desensitizing yourself while also gaining confidence through experience. When you're getting...


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How to Build a Self-Bow and Kill a Deer with It

Wildlife biologist Joe Lacefield shot compounds competitively for years. He was good at it, often beating some of the best in the country at the time. That accuracy transferred over to his hunting, with deer falling regularly to his bow. Looking for more of a challenge, Lacefield took up traditional...


Bow Review: 2019 Mathews Vertix in Realtree EDGE Camo

We all get excited when the new bows are revealed each year. A buzz is created just prior to the launch. And rest assured that Mathews’ 2019 flagship bow has lived up to the hype. Enter the Vertix. First off, we know that many of you have been asking for...


How to Make an Old Bow New Again

Do you need a new bow, or just a few upgrades to the one you already own?


The Chronicles: Bowfishing the Louisiana Bayou

Watch Brian Stephens and crew of "The Chronicles" bowfish in Louisiana for a variety of species. Don't miss this action. And get the Scoutlook Hunting And Fishing Apps , too. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a bowhunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


Mission Archery Introduces 2019 MXR Featuring Realtree Original Camouflage

The 2019 MXR is a one-of-a-kind, high-performance hunting bow offering accuracy and speeds traditionally found in higher-priced bows. Built around Mission's Crosscentric Cam technology, the MXR is powerful and efficient. The 7-inch brace height enhances forgiveness and accuracy, while the proven cam system generates 324 feet per second for performance...


10 Steps to Stalking Deer With a Bow

Looking for that edge on deer this year? This strategic gem could be your ticket to a wall-hanger . That said, most bowhunters opt to do their whitetail hunting from treestands, be it during the early, mid or late portion of the season. However, you can also effectively stillhunt. The...


Al Kraus: Helping Bowhunting By Helping Others

Al Kraus is the owner of Black Hills Archery in Rapid City, South Dakota. Being an avid bowhunter and successful business owner, it leaves little time for much else. But, Al has made time for the youth of the Black Hills area to have a place to come shoot and...


Remove Your Bow Quiver to Become a Better Archer

I started a new turkey season a while ago, really just looking forward to stretching my legs after months behind a desk and having a look around to gauge prospects as the season begins to unwind. I was prepared for action though, stuffing a tiny fanny pack with calls and...


Bowhunting Small Game: The Ultimate Learning Experience

When I was young and still earning my bowhunting stripes, we pursued rabbits, squirrels and prairie dogs to hone shooting skills and gain confidence before graduating to bigger game. There's no better way to become a more proficient bowhunter than to bowhunt. Better yet, small-game seasons are normally open well...


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