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.

Types Of Bows

Types of Bows

5 Min Read
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; compound bows, recurve bows, long bows and crossbows. While many people will argue that a crossbow is not “archery equipment,” they are indeed wrong as archery, by […]
March 15th, 2021March 15th, 2021
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Anatomy of a Compound Bow

10 Min Read
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 the bow’s various pieces are and how they work. In the following article we will break down the many components that work in harmony to […]
June 28th, 2021June 28th, 2021

How To Cut Arrows On Your Own

1 Min Read
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 step guide will show you how to properly and safely cut arrows on your own. Step 1 – Determine Your Arrow Length If you don’t already […]
March 15th, 2021March 15th, 2021
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Choosing The Best Bow For You

11 Min Read
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 the size and shape of the bow itself, but also factors such as cost, warranty and the type of hunting or shooting you’ll be doing.  For example, bowhunters pursuing whitetails […]
March 15th, 2021March 15th, 2021

How To Tie A D-Loop on Your Bow

3 Min Read
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 simply a piece of cord that is attached to the bowstring above and below the arrows nock in order
June 10th, 2020June 10th, 2020
String Loops For Accuracy

String Loops for Accuracy

4 Min Read
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 Camo. More and more bowhunters have begun adding a string loop to the bowstring. The reason is simpl
May 7th, 2020May 7th, 2020
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The Right Approach - Getting Kids Started in Archery

7 Min Read
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 along my passion for archery and the outdoors to my children. And, just as any parent, I want them t
June 10th, 2020June 10th, 2020
How To Practice For Bowhunting Turkeys

How To Shoot Better 3-D Scores

7 Min Read
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 archery can be shot for many reasons by different people, from preparing for the woods all the way to th
June 11th, 2020June 11th, 2020
Benefits Of Arrow Speed

Benefits of Arrow Speed

9 Min Read
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 rough-tuning bows and big-bladed broadheads of the 1990s, but it is not true today. Other than making the
June 23rd, 2020June 23rd, 2020
Understanding Compound Bows

Understanding Compound Bows

11 Min Read
Today's compound bows are becoming increasingly technical. Understanding the fundamentals of how they work will allow you to become a more accurate and efficient archer.
June 15th, 2020June 15th, 2020