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.

Finding Your Anchor Point

Bowhunter at full draw in corn field

Every bowhunter strives to shoot with consistency and accuracy.  Their objective, whether practicing on a target or shooting at an animal, is to do… Read more…

Bare Shaft Tuning Your Bow

Bare shaft tuning is a method of tuning the arrow rest by comparing the impact points of regular field tipped, fletched arrows to that of field tipped,… Read more…

Types of Bows

Bowhunter with Mathews Monster bow

Archery is one of the oldest practices in existence for hunting and before that a tool for protection.  Four types of bows are common in the world today;… Read more…

Anatomy of a Compound Bow

Mathews Geo Gridlock Riser

A key factor in being able to select the right bow for the type of shooting or bow hunting you’ll be doing is having a proper understanding of what all… Read more…

How To Cut Arrows On Your Own

Cutting arrows in your garage or workshop can save a great deal of time and allow you to experiment with various arrow lengths and types.  This step by… Read more…

Choosing The Best Bow For You

Bowhunter on horizon

One of the fundamental keys to an enjoyable shooting and bowhunting experience starts with choosing the right bow for your needs.  This includes not just… Read more…

How To Tie A D-Loop on Your Bow

The purpose of burning the ends of the D-Loop cord is to ensure that the knot does not pull back through itself while drawing the bow back. A D-Loop is… Read more…

String Loops for Accuracy

You should use a release aid that has an easily-adjustable trigger so you can set the pressure to your own personal liking. Hunter shown wearing Lost… Read more…

The Right Approach – Getting Kids Started in Archery

Introducing a child to archery is as easy as counting to three. As an avid bowhunter and father, there is unquestionably a burning desire in me to pass… Read more…

How To Shoot Better 3-D Scores

Most die hard bowhunters have shot an occasional 3D course, however we often hear questions about what it takes to get better than the average Joe. 3D… Read more…

Benefits of Arrow Speed

Some people say they prefer to shoot a slower arrow. I guess they feel a slow arrow is more accurate. That may have been true when using some of the… Read more…

Getting Started – The Bowhunting Basics

If you are scratching your head trying to make sense of all the technical stuff we write about and the myriad of options available to you when setting up… Read more…