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2019 ATA Show: New Elite Bows in Realtree Camo

Elite Archery has made their name by building bows with great shootability. Their newest offerings for 2019 are no exception. The Ritual 30 and 35 are expansions on the original Ritual that was released in 2018. Both models are available in various Realtree patterns and complete the Ritual series with...


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2019 ATA Show: Best New Realtree Compound Hunting Bows Under $1,000

Budget bows — the compounds that are under $1,000. We all like to save a little money when we can. The good news is you can save money on bows, too. You don’t have to spend over $1,000 on a bow if you don’t want to. Plenty of great options...


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The Best New Camo Bowhunting Gear for 2019

Bill Jordan revolutionized the hunting culture when he introduced Realtree camouflage more than 30 years ago. Since then, it’s only gotten better with each new pattern he created. Today, Realtree patterns can be found on virtually all of the big-name hunting clothing and apparel brands. Here is but a small...


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2019 ATA Show: 10 Best New Flagship Compound Hunting Bows in Realtree Camo

New bows. They’re the single-most awaited product releases each year. The Archery Trade Association Show revolves around these high-tech stick slingers. And it’s all for good reason — we’re tech junkies, and so are you. That’s why we’re bringing the latest and greatest to a digital device near you. Here...


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2019 ATA Show: Great New Products from The Allen Company

Allen makes a lot of great products. Fortunately for you, the loyal Realtree family member, they manufacture much of their offerings in Realtree camo. Check out some of the cool, new products they have on shelves for the 2019-20 seasons.


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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: 30 of the Best Broadheads for This Season

Broadheads and bows make the bowhunting world go ‘round. This year, there are a lot of new options in both categories — especially with broadheads. Here are 30 of the best new options for 2019.


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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...


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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...


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Dressing for Cold Weather Late Season Bowhunts

Bowhunting in mild weather is certainly enjoyable but all too often the hottest action is found when temperatures drop. Unfortunately, shooting a bow well while wearing bulky, traditional cold weather hunting gear can be difficult. These nine images will depict what I’ve found to be the best system for staying...


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How to Bowhunt Pronghorn Antelope

A western big game archery hunt is a dream for many bowhunters from the eastern U.S. and around the world. When most hunters think about a western hunting adventure, visions of bugling bull elk and giant mule deer are quick to come to mind. While these animals are certainly iconic...


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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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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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