Archery Basics

Mastering the fundamentals of archery is a must for any bow hunter. Before heading into the woods a bowhunter must be able to confidently shoot his archery equipment in order to make a clean and ethical kill. Below you will find a collection of archery information and tips to help you conquer the basics of archery and become a more accurate and successful bow hunter.

How To Sight In A Bow

Learning how to sight in a bow is a fairly simple process yet one that must be mastered if you hope to be accurate on the range or in the field.  This… Read more…

How To Cure Target Panic

Blank Bailing

Target Panic, in its purist sense, is a form of shot anticipation.  The archer tries to command the shot at the exact moment the sight pin rolls onto the… Read more…

How To Mount An Arrow Quiver

Learning how to mount an arrow quiver to your bow is a simple task that only takes a few minutes, sometimes less. There are 2 basic types of quiver;… Read more…

How To Mount A Bow Sight

Archer working on compound bow

Learning how to mount a bow sight is relatively simple and will allow you to work on your bow at home without the need of a bow shop or technician…. Read more…

Understanding Arrow FOC %

In simplest terms, an arrow’s Front Of Center (or FOC) refers to the percent difference between the physical midpoint of the arrow and the actual… Read more…

Why The Bow String Hits Your Arm

Bow strings traveling at high speeds can leave a nasty mark if they hit your forearm. This is typically caused by improperly gripping the bow or a bow… Read more…

How To Grip A Bow For Better Accuracy

Bowhunter at full draw showing bow grip

When it comes to consistency, look no further than the way you place your hand on your bow. It is here that accuracy can be increased or decreased. The… Read more…

Proper Form For Shooting A Bow

Archer shooting Mathews bow

Hunting is a physically demanding sport, make no doubt about it. Whether bowhunting from a treestand in frigid temperatures, getting caught in a rainstorm… Read more…

How Much Kinetic Energy For Bowhunting?

Arrow from bow at release

Upon release the energy stored in the bow’s limbs is transferred to the arrow. The amount of kinetic energy stored in the arrow is determined by how… Read more…

How Much Draw Weight For Hunting?

Bowhunter at full draw

Before we dive right into how much draw weight you need for hunting let’s take a look at what draw weight is and how various factors go into determining… Read more…

How To Determine Draw Length

Bowhunter at full draw

Shooting the correct draw length is extremely important to maximizing your accuracy. What Is Draw Length? Draw length is exactly as the term describes,… Read more…

What Is Arrow Spine?

Archer bending arrow with hands

Arrow spine is a measure of stiffness which is gauged by how much the arrow flexes when weight is applied.The spine, or “stiffness”, of an arrow is a… Read more…