Archive for archery

Whitetail Bowhunter's Quiz

The following 15 questions will test your basic understanding of whitetail bowhunting. How do you rate? Give our quiz a try and find out!

September 17, 2014

Your Best Stand

With the blizzard of media sources at our fingertips today, sometimes fundamentals get lost amid so much information. Bill Winke provides a few simple tips that may be getting overlooked.

August 24, 2014

7 Must-Have Archery Upgrades

It's time for an archery upgrade. Here's the gear you need.

August 21, 2014

Crossbow Tide Rolls Into 2014

Call it what you want—a tsunami, avalanche, flash flood, tidal wave or runaway snowball—but public sentiment for crossbow hunting has been an unstoppable force since 2007.

August 20, 2014

6 Bow-Tuning Tips

Tuning a bow is not black magic; it is a series of logical steps. Use these six methods to tune nearly any bow.

July 21, 2014

The Single-Pin vs. Multi-Pin Adjustable Sight Debate

Do you prefer a single-pin sight for your bow, or a multi-pin adjustable one? The debate rages on.

July 18, 2014

Review: Mathews Creed XS

Jeff Johnston favors a compact bow, so there was no doubt that he'd be putting the Mathews Creed XS to the test.

July 14, 2014

The Independence Day-Archery Connection

What does Independence Day have to do with a bowhunting blog? Let Karen Mehall Phillips explain.

July 04, 2014

Americase Announces Breakdown Crossbow Case

Americase, Inc., has announced its development of the first aluminum breakdown crossbow case to hit the archery market.

June 16, 2014

Gallery: A Nebraska Spring Turkey Hunt

Nebraska in March can be chilly—even frigid—but that doesn’t stop a band of dedicated hunters intent on hunting spring turkeys. With its diverse terrain and two-bird limit, central Nebraska offers even fanatics an incredible turkey hunting experience, even if at times it may feel like a winter deer hunt.

April 23, 2014

Kicking Bear Puts a Bow in Every Kid’s Hand!

While the NRA and like-minded organizations expose millions of kids to hunting and shooting sports each year, some special individuals have launched programs of their own to do their part for America’s youth. NRA Life member and avid bowhunter Ray Howell of La Crescent, Minn., and his Kicking Bear Ministry is doing just that.

March 29, 2014

Bowhunting's "Bear" Basics

Whether you're shooting the latest high-tech bow or the Mathews Genesis bow designed to get more kids into the sport, it's all good fun when you're flinging arrows and crossbolts downrange at the 2014 POMA conference shooting event!

March 25, 2014

William the Apple Whacker

Whether you believe the legend of William Tell, you have to admit: Old biodegradable apples and other fruits and veggies make for fun, reactive archery targets!

March 19, 2014

Growing Up Easton

From baseball bats to bows and arrows, at Easton—like at the NRA—it's all good when it comes to spending time outdoors with family and friends.

March 08, 2014

Happy Birthday, Fred Bear!

On this special day, American bowhunters honor a legendary pioneer, friend and one of the most renown hunters of the second half of the 20th century.

March 05, 2014