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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.


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How to Develop a Personal Archery Training Program

Routine practice and focused training are must-haves to perform your best in any discipline. Archery and bowhunting are no exception. No matter how long a person has been shooting, there is always room for improvement. Developing a personal training program focused around archery and personal shortcomings can help you shoot...


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Building the Ultimate Backyard Archery Range on a Budget

Bowhunting and archery are disciplines that require routine practice. Unlike range-time with firearms, practicing with a bow or crossbow can be done in a wide array of places. Archery ranges, 3D and field archery courses can be found across the country. Visiting one of these establishments can provide added challenge...


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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...


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10 Reasons You Aren’t Improving as a Bowhunter

Bowhunting is a sport that requires dedication and discipline. It takes a unique skillset as an archer, as well as a woodsman, to routinely find success. Becoming a proficient archer doesn’t happen overnight, simply sending arrows downrange on a regular basis doesn’t ensure you’ll improve in the discipline unless you’re...


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How to Fletch for Better Crossbow Bolt Accuracy

Today’s high-end crossbows boast tack-driving, out-of-the box accuracy, but with that performance comes a hefty price tag. Budget minded models are certainly proficient but their ability to hold tight groups when shooting at distance or with broadhead-tipped bolts can be less than ideal. Fortunately, there’s an inexpensive way to increase...


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5 Ways to Boost Bowhunting Confidence at the 3D Range

As with many technical sports, confidence plays a major role in being a successful archer and bowhunter. There are several training exercises and practice techniques that can be used to hone your skills and help you shoot better. However, when it comes to building confidence for bowhunting there’s nothing closer...


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5 Aftermarket Upgrades to Increase Archery Accuracy

Most modern compound bows are remarkably accurate right off the rack. But there are steps you can take to shrink your group size and make your bow even more accurate. Before addressing elements of your gear setup, make sure your form and shot execution are on point. A perfectly tuned...


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5 Tips to Overcome Target Panic

Target panic is something that practically all archers go through at some point. Even the best shooters go through it. World champions like Levi Morgan and Travis “T-Bone” Turner have experienced it. So, don’t feel like you’re alone if you are too. It happens. And there’s certainly nothing to be...


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8 Tips for Competing in Archery Tournaments from Travis “T-Bone” Turner

Tournament archery is an activity and pastime that most people can enjoy. If you can draw a bow, it’s for you. It’s fun and provides a great opportunity to get outside with family and friends and enjoy the great outdoors. And if you’re good, the bragging rights aren’t too bad,...


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Top 20 States for Bowhunting Whitetails This Season

Bowhunting is a pastime and way of life taken seriously by many. And these states are some of the best in the nation for catering to that passion. It’s pretty simple. States had to make an A, have a really early opener (on or before September 15), have a bow...


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How to Bowhunt on a Budget

Times are tough. The current political climate indicates it could get tougher. The well-heeled will remain privy to flagship bows, pricey arrows and broadheads and accessories priced in the triple digits. Working stiffs like us have to shop more carefully, but that doesn’t mean we have to go afield with...


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Bowhunting Hogs in Florida

Hog hunting has become a serious allure to bowhunters in recent years. So that’s the very reason I decided to head south and give it a try myself. Primarily a deer guy , I’d never hunted hogs, and opted to change that. Here’s a short tale of my free-range hog...


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5 Great New Bows for 2018

It’s that time of year. Everyone is waiting on deer season, prepping for fall, and shooting their bow. We’re all excited for what’s to come later. But we can get excited about all of the new bows on the market right now. Here are some of the models that are...


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DIY Archery Emergency Kit

It doesn’t matter if you’re hunting 10 minutes from home or 10 miles from the trailhead. If you spend enough time in the field as a bowhunter you’ll encounter an equipment issue. Having these basic archery tools and accessories at the ready can spell the difference between success and a...


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5 Ways to Improve Spot and Stalk Bowhunting Success

Spot and stalk hunting with archery tackle is challenging, sometimes frustrating, and a whole lot of fun. I’ve found that nothing gets my adrenaline flowing like sneaking into bow range of unsuspecting game. This method of hunting will test your skills and patience. But when success is realized there is...


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5 Great Women’s Bows for 2018

Bowhunting is increasingly becoming more popular. Another thing becoming more of a mainstream thing — women and hunting. It’s not just a man’s game anymore. And that’s a good thing. Women are flocking to the outdoor lifestyle and the gear reflects that. There are numerous great compound bow models available...


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How to Store Your Archery Gear

First question — why are you storing your archery gear in the first place? Personal confession — I don’t shoot nearly enough during the off-season, either. So no hard feelings. All in all, a long deer season has come and gone. Some will bowhunt turkeys this spring. Others won’t. Even...


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How to Bowhunt Spring Turkeys without a Blind

Spring turkey hunting is enjoyed by many hunters across the country. And while most choose to go afield with shotgun in hand, a few choose to hunt with a bow. And even fewer choose to hunt with a bow without a ground blind. If you’re looking to try this approach,...


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