Archive for archery

How Much “Juice” Do You Need for Bears?

By Bob Robb

Many of you will be hunting black bear this spring, some with a bow for the first time. One question I am asked a lot about bowhunting bears is, “How much kinetic energy (K.E.) do I really need to kill a black bear?

April 02, 2012

Are Crossbows More Powerful than Compound Bows?

Some people suggest crossbows are much more powerful, but are they really? And if so, how much more?

March 12, 2012

Sure-Loc New Icon Archery Sight

New from Sure-Loc, is the Icon archery sight—a revolutionary new model that adjusts to your natural position.

March 05, 2012

Taking a Shot at the Best New Targets for 2012

With practically every new archery product on display at the ATA show, we made it our mission to track down the best new targets for 2012.

February 02, 2012

What Broadhead is the Best?

Fixed-blades, mechanicals, cut-on-contacts—here’s how to select the best arrow point for the job.

August 22, 2011

Five Pre-Season Shooting Tips

As I show in the accompanying video, as the season approaches you need to shoot often to build strength and to make good shooting habits.

August 22, 2011

Build Your Own Arrows

You might be able to save a little bit of money by building your own arrows, but the No. 1 priority is to produce a more accurate projectile.

June 21, 2011

Carbon Express CXL-Pro

The CXL-Pro, a super lightweight line cutting shaft, is available in three different sizes to fit all draw weights.

February 04, 2011

Block Target's Block Black

The popular Block Fusion archery target has been improved, redesigned and renamed Block Black.

January 06, 2011

Bear Attacks Hunter in Tree Stand

A Pennsylvania archery hunter was attacked by a bear while hunting from his tree stand and fell 15 feet to the ground.

October 22, 2010

How to Choose Bow Accessories

The right accessories can really make a difference on your bow.

May 20, 2010

How To Set Up A Bow

From attaching your nocking point, to tying a bowstring, we give you the 10 most important steps to setting up your bow.

August 24, 2009

Rethinking the Shot

If failure is the best teacher, I’ve had plenty of his tutelage to cogitate on.

July 21, 2009

Penny-Pincher Hunts: Blacktail

If today’s economy has you and your family second-guessing every expenditure, we’ve got your back with 10 quality, yet affordable, hunts.

July 17, 2009

The Ultimate Hunting Arrow

Achieving maximum penetration, accuracy and trajectory requires compromises. Here’s how I select and design my hunting arrows.

July 13, 2009