archery

Lighted Nocks for bowhunting

Lighted Nocks No Longer an Issue in Top Bowhunting States

Bowhunters in Montana will see a host of changes in 2017 season, with the latest being the removal of a longtime ban on lighted nocks for hunting. Officials with the Montana Fisheries, Wildlife and Parks Commission voted Feb. 10 to end the ban on the lighted nocks. The ruling places Montana in the modern...

Rage Simply Lethal bow arrow head pack

ATA 2017: Buy, Hunt with Complete Rage Simply Lethal Packages

Rage, the No. 1 selling mechanical broadhead on the market, now offers two complete arrow packages so archers can spend less time building arrows and more time shooting them. The new Rage Simply Lethal Arrow package combines a popular Gold Tip pre-fletched carbon arrows with the archer’s choice of either the Rage SC 2-Blade...

GEAR Horton Vortec RXD

Horton Unveils new Vortec RDX Crossbow

Horton Crossbows unveils the new Vortex RDX, a compact, high-tech and hard-hitting bow at a fraction of the price of a premium model. Deer & Deer Hunting’s Dan Schmidt caught up with Brian Flaherty to learn more about the Vortex RDX and shoot it at the Archery Trade Association show in January. +++++ Free...

Gold Tip Valkyrie Four Fletch LG

ATA 2017: Gold Tip Introduces Four-Fletch Arrow

Gold Tip, maker of the toughest arrows and crossbow bolts on the market, launches the new Velocity Valkyrie four-fletch arrow. The new Velocity Valkyrie comes factory fletched with aggressive graphics, lightweight construction and four low-profile vanes for added surface area without sacrificing clearance or speed. This configuration produces more back-end drag, faster stabilization, and...

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ATA2017: Horton’s Compact and Economical Vortex RDX

Horton Crossbows always creates a buzz with a new release, and its latest model is no different. Unveiled at the Archery Trade Association show in January, the Vortex RDX, is a compact, high-tech and hard-hitting bow that comes in at a fraction of the price of a premium model. Deer & Deer Hunting Editor-in-Chief...

GEAR 2017 Plano SE Pro bow case

ATA2017: Plano Bow Cases Get Key Upgrades

The best archers and bow hunters often shoot hundreds of arrows each week. They want to perform even better, and know that their skills improve through practice. Plano’s value-priced line of hardworking SE Bow Cases offers practical and lockable hard-sided foam-lined protection for compound bows and related archery and hunting accessories. And just like...

Bowtech's Reign 6 is one of nine new bows and crossbows.

ATA2017: Bowtech Reign Scores With Speed

Bowtech bolted out of the gate at the 2017 ATA Show with nine new introductions of compounds and crossbows, giving bowhunters and shooters a variety of options to choose from this year. Among the offerings are the flagship Reign series, with two models that are loaded with features. But the engineers at Bowtech didn’t...

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ATA2017: Mathews Releases 3 New Hunting Bows for 2017

The anticipated arrival of the new Mathews bow line was announced Tuesday morning, with the Halon 32 serving as the flagship for the 2017 introductions. Mathews fans filled chat rooms on social media and hunting sites discussing the possibilities for the new bows. When the news broke, three new models were announced with a...

Truglo's new Titanium X fixed broadhead, one of the series of new broadheads for compounds and crossbows in fixed and mechanical designs.

ATA2017: TRUGLO Titanium X Broadheads

TRUGLO, Inc. introduces the all new TitaniumX family of performance broadheads.  These mechanical and fixed-blade broadheads are available in for both compound bows and crossbows in several blade configurations. TitaniumX Broadheads are CNC-machined from Grade-5 titanium. The toughness of titanium demands a precision machining process that results in the most accurate and durable ferrules....