archery

The Long and Short of Choosing the Right Deer Hunting Arrows

I’m always interested in why archers choose certain accessories, or why they set up gear in a particular way. Many provide reasoned answers, offering well thought out explanations and the advantages perceived. More interesting, many archers have no idea why they chose a particular accessory or set up equipment a certain...

Hot Gear: Redesigned Head Focus of New Scott Echo Release

Scott Releases, the industry leader in release aid technology, has tapped into its 35-year legacy to match experience with innovation and create the Echo™ index finger release. The focal point of the Echo is the new Hyper Jaw™ technology, resulting in a never-before-seen release head configuration. The independent jaws operate in perfect...

Skinny is Beautiful: Go Thin with Your Bowhunting Arrows

Skinny supermodels might be under attack by the mainstream media, but skinny arrows are definitely en vogue, the hottest thing going since carbon first hit the bowhunting scene. Savvy bowhunters everywhere are adopting them in droves, quickly recognizing the inherent advantages of packing a heavyweight punch into more streamlined packages. The newest...

Are These Among Your Favorite Hunting Brands?

If you ever want to drum up a discussion in hunting camp or around the cafe liar’s table, just ask about the best deer hunting caliber, whether hunting is better now or in “the good ol’ days,” or what is the best rifle, boots, bow and other gear. Hunters love their...

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...

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...

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...

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,...