Bowhunt 101

Archery Basics

Bowhunting is half hunting and half archery. Mastering the basics of archery will allow you to become a more proficient, and successful bowhunter.

Axle To Axle Length Shorter Or Longer, Which Is The Best?

Axle to Axle Length - Shorter or Longer, Which Is The Best?

4 Min Read
Over the past few years, we’ve seen many flagship bows released with a “long” axle to axle version, as well as a “short” axle to axle version. In the video below, Justin goes over the pros and cons of long and short axle to axle bows. What is Axle to Axle Length? The “axle” of […]
How To Do A Custom Bow Build

How To Setup A Compound Bow: Step-By-Step

10 Min Read
Doing your own custom bow build can be pretty scary if you’ve never done it before.  In this video, as well as the article accompanying it, we’ll cover what tools you need and how to replace & install everything to set up your new compound bow. If you don’t want to read through step by […]
Bowhunter adjusting HHA Tetra bow sight

How To Sight In A Bow

3 Min Read
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 step by step guide will walk you through the process of getting your sight dialed up so you’ll be shooting bulls eyes in […]
What Is Arrow Spine?

How To Cure Target Panic

6 Min Read
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 target.  Some individuals can shoot reasonably well using this technique. Eventually though, if left unchecked, this procedure will morph itself into a crippling disorder that will […]
Anatomy Of A Compound Bow

How To Mount An Arrow Quiver

2 Min Read
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; detachable and permanent. As the name implies, a detachable quiver can be removed from the bow whenever the need arises. A permanent quiver can only be removed […]
How To Mount A Bow Sight

How To Mount A Bow Sight

1 Min Read
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. Some bow sights offer the option of several different mounting holes.  Mounting holes can come in different configurations in order to allow the sight to […]

Understanding Arrow FOC %

3 Min Read
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 balance point of the arrow as compared to the total length. Understanding arrow FOC is important for many reasons, especially if the bowhunter chooses to shoot fixed-blade broadheads. Most notably, […]
Why The Bow String Hits Your Arm

Why The Bow String Hits Your Arm

1 Min Read
A common problem that beginning archers run into is the bow string slapping their forearm when they shoot.  Many novice archers have left the range with bruises and welts thanks to these common causes.  Here’s what they are and how you can easily prevent them. Bow strings traveling at high speeds can leave a nasty […]