Category: Bows

2018 Total Archery Challenge Hits Snowbird, Utah, and We’re There to Check It Out

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One of the most exciting archery shoots of the year is officially underway.  Summer is a busy time of year for everyone, but smart folks make a point to shoot their bow. And for those who shoot and are looking for an exciting trip, they’ve finally got an awesome option in the Total Archery Challenge.

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Pics: Creative Huntress Constructs Archery Arm Guard Out of Gar Skin

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Beka Garris’ gar guards are bad to the bow.  If you’ve ever shot a bow, you’re probably familiar with the pain that often follows that pesky string making contact with tender skin. To alleviate this issue, you can wear an archery arm guard to protect flesh when shooting. Although the market is ripe with plenty

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Camera Captures Perfect Rattlesnake Headshot with a Bow


Watch this impressive bow kill of a huge rattlesnake! This video is a must see for rattlesnake haters (like me)! Sure, they’re an important part of their ecosystems, and rodent populations are kept in check thanks in part to them, but c’mon, the general feeling towards them isn’t exactly rosy. Living in Texas, with no shortage of

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‘Modern Huntsman’ Turns Page on Negative Perception of Hunting


This is print journalism at its very best. While the print media industry continues to scratch and claw for ways to coexist with the Internet, “Modern Huntsman” has endowed outdoorsmen and women with something beautiful. Every hunter out there can relate to the angst that comes with hearing an uninformed anti-hunter bash our favorite pastime.

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Video: That Time Cameron Hanes Set an Archery World Record


Watch Cameron Hanes break an archery world record by breaking a balloon at 237 yards. Long-range shooting is an effective addition to any bowhunter’s practice regimen. Although you shouldn’t attempt to kill big-game animals at 237 yards with a bow, the form and focus required to hit a balloon at that distance will make you more efficient

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This New-Fangled Archery Competition is Anything But Boring


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Tired of shooting non-moving archery targets? Well, these archers have found a much more exciting alternative. Check out this archery competition that teaches skills on how to hit moving targets. Posted by ArcTrap on Monday, May 23, 2016 This is definitely a more enjoyable way to spend your time archery shooting than just hitting a target.

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Video: This Guy Doesn’t Use a Safety Belt on His Treestand and Goes Down


This bowhunter breaks the number one rule of treestand safety: always wear a safety belt. This guy was practicing shooting his bow from a treestand when he took a nasty fall. Watch this video and see why accidents happen fast without a safety belt. While it appears this hunter’s fall did not cause any major injuries, it certainly

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Video: This Guy Doesn’t Use a Safety Harness on His Treestand and Goes Down


This bowhunter breaks the number one rule of treestand safety: always wear a safety belt. This guy was practicing shooting his bow from a treestand when he took a nasty fall. Watch this video and see why accidents happen fast without a safety belt. While it appears this hunter’s fall did not cause any major injuries, it certainly

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Video: Hog Hunt From a Reverse-Angle Perspective


Awesome Reverse Angle Archery Shot On A Hog In Texas

This Texas hunter managed to capture an awesome view with some careful placement of his camera. It’s no secret that Texas has some of the best hog hunting in the United States. The internet is full of videos of interesting hog hunts in Texas, which use everything from suppressor-equipped rifles to helicopters. Well, here’s a new one

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Baby Bobcats Climb Into Treestand with Deer Hunter

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One Iowa hunter got some unexpected visitors when three baby bobcats made a playground out of his treestand. The beginning of archery season gets most deer hunters excited. That was certainly the case for Wendell Van Beek a couple years ago. As he was sitting in his stand, a bobcat family came into view along with a

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