bowhunting

The Horton Storm RDX is a reverse draw bow with a trim profile and lethal power. Reducing vibration is key to diminishing sound. As such, don't forget to add noise dampeners to a wide variety of the crossbow's components, such as the foot stirrup and bolt-retention spring.

Which is Best for You: A Conventional or Reverse Draw Crossbow?

Conventional- and reverse-draw crossbows differ in more than just appearance. Here’s what you need to know to become an informed crossbow consumer. Among the first considerations made when selecting a crossbow involves its draw design. That is, whether to choose one with a conventional or reverse draw. Both types of crossbow have design-specific advantages;...

GEAR  Barnett Ghost 415 Revenant

Ghost 415 Revenant Packed with Awesome Features

Barnett has several new crossbows hitting store shelves this year but the Ghost 415 Revenant leads the pack. Its Carbonlite stock has a pass-through fore grip, finger reminders for safety, and Barnett’s patented carbon riser technology. It is available in black and Mossy Oak Treestand camo. Arrows ride on a CNC aluminum flight track...

Sometimes these old American-iron haulers carry more attractive things, too!

Let’s Celebrate Our American-Iron Venison Haulers!

Ya gotta love deerhunting campfires! Here at CampNuge we gather round the sacred SpiritFire throughout the year where communication and positive spirit flow unencumbered. Sure, our shared love for nature as healer and the mighty beasts that call our name, intrigue us, feed us and drive us wild are always discussed with great fervor...

TENPoint crossbow distance vid

Effective Distances for Crossbow Deer Hunters

Debate is rampant about crossbows and distances for deer hunting despite the ample opportunity for hunters to use targets, specific ranges and crossbows to figure out what’s what. Of course, personal ethics also dictate how far bowhunters will shoot whether it’s with a traditional bow, compound bow or crossbow. That personal ethic along with...

GEAR  Scott Freedom XT

Hot Gear: Awesome Cool Design on New Bow Release

Scott Archery, the world’s foremost manufacturer of mechanical release aids for archery, is now offering its most hunter-friendly design ever: The new Freedom XT release. By coupling Scott’s legendary trigger system with a new strap concept, the Freedom XT offers a silky-smooth, zero-torque shooting experience with the freedom to have your release mechanism in reach...

The Alps Traverse includes a bow/gun carrying component and can be used as a shooting rest in the field, too.

What’s in Your Backpack? Plan Well for Deer Season

In my office are many things: photos of my wife and children, a cool hog skull from a fantastic Texas hunt years ago with friends, the replica of my 53-inch muskie (yes, I’m humblebragging), my grandmother’s antique lamp, and an assortment of hunting gear that includes flashlights, action cameras and gear, a modern sporting...

GEAR  Plano bowhunting arrow box

Hot Gear: Think Outside the Arrow Storage Box

Archers’ arrows are where you find them: a few in the bow case, six in the quiver, and a dozen more in that cardboard thingy behind the door.  Specialized arrow tubes and plastic arrow cases see their share of action too, but have their limitations.  Most arrow tubes provide great crush resistance, but access...

Spitfire DoubleCross

Hot Gear: Four Blade Devastation in New DoubleCross Broadhead

New Archery Products, the industry leader in broadheads and archery accessories, introduces the new Spitfire DoubleCross broadhead that delivers three devastating inches of cutting trauma. The American-made Spitfire DoubleCross is a 100-grain broadhead that integrates four, no-fail blades with two-stage blade deployment. Spitfire’s bulletproof design keeps the blades closed in flight and only open...