archery

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Deer Debate: The Best Broadhead for PumpStation Penetration?

One of the most common questions asked by young hunters and sometimes even veterans is which broadhead is best: Mechanical or fixed? Fixed heads, of course, have been around for untold ages if you consider knapped stone heads used by primitive man and indians around the world. Once metal could be forged, hammered and...

Scotty Richards listening intently as Ted Nugent describes filing a broadhead tip to a rounded edge.

WATCH: Fred Bear’s Broadhead Chiseling Tip

If you’re a bowhunter or student of hunting history and lore, this is a pretty cool video clip with a cool backstory that makes it even more super. That’s a lot of super packed into one short video but it’s true. This is from Ted Nugent’s Spirit of the Wild television show on Outdoor...

The Indiana State Championship attracted a good group of shooters who were introduced to the Scholastic Archery Association. (Photo: Amy Haley Photography)

Will 3D Archery Become the Next Big College Splash?

Back in April we had a story about the University of Montevallo expanding its outdoors offerings for students in a really cool program, and now comes news about another opportunity for young archers. Campbellsville University in Kentucky is adding archery as a co-ed sport and will be lining up 3D competitions against other participating...

Levi Morgan

Morgan Captures Grand Slam with IBO World Title

Levi Morgan took home his sweetest IBO victory to date at the 2015 IBO World Championship, the last event of the 2015 season, held at the picturesque Holiday Valley Resort, in Ellicottville, N.Y. With the win, Morgan fulfilled an IBO record with the Grand Slam, which can only be claimed by winning all three legs of...

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BowShop: Make Shooting a Bow Fun for Kids

I’m unsure what wild bug crawled into our son’s shirt this past autumn, but when he announced he’d like to shoot one of my bows and had an interest in deer hunting, I tried pretty hard to scratch that itch.
 He’s always been interested in mainstream sports, notably basketball and golf, and has never...

First day of 2014 bow season!

Intro to Archery: Updates to Vermont’s archery deer season

I wasn’t the only bowhunter in Vermont last season interested in seeing some changes. In fact, beyond the proposed extension to the season, other topics like legalizing crossbows, bag limits and using deer urine-based scents and lures were heavily debated over the winter. And after multiple meetings and discussions, it looks like there will...

DTN Skinny arrows

Deer Talk Now: 3 Reasons Why You Should Shoot Skinny Arrows

Hunting arrows have come a long way just in the past few years and especially from the days of aluminum arrows that could easily bend, were big and made noise when you hit your bow rest accidentally during a shot. Today’s arrows are lean, mean flying screamers. They have carbon fiber designs and are...

Pretty impressive feat of strength and agility, eh?

VIDEO: Girl Shoots Bow with Her Bare Feet … Upside Down!

Do you think you could shoot a bow backwards? How about if you were upside down, shooting backwards? Still not challenging enough? Well, what if you were shooting upside down, backwards, with your feet while balancing on your hands on two cones? Yep, that’s what this woman is doing and it’s pretty impressive. Forget...