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English Longbow with two rifles

Archery

The World’s First ‘Assault Weapon’ — The English Longbow

What exactly is an “Assault Weapon” anyway? Guys like us would assert that it is a lightweight, selective-fire, military-issue shoulder arm firing an intermediate cartridge. Folks such as Charles Schumer and Nancy Pelosi apparently think an “Assault Weapon” is anything more dangerous than dental floss. Regardless of semantics, the English longbow was a world-changing weapon in its day.

Mule Deer taken with a Compound Bow

How To

Archers, are You Making this Common Mistake?

Becoming a skilled bowhunter takes some time. Just ask any veteran bowhunter to recant some of the mistakes they made over their bowhunting career and chances are some of those mistakes will seem so simple you might find it difficult to believe they even happened. There is one common mistake often made by rookie bowhunters…are you guilty? Read on to find out.

Picture is of a green and white logo for National Hunting and Fishing Day

News

99 Ways to Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day 2014

Occurring every year on the fourth Saturday in September, National Hunting and Fishing Day is an official day as declared by Congress in 1972 to honor the legacy of sportsmen and sportswomen’s contribution to conservation. This year, National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday, September 27, 2014 and I can’t think of a better day than to introduce someone new to hunting, fishing or the shooting sports. In this article, the author gives 99 fun suggestions on things you can do over the weekend to promote the great American tradition of hunting, shooting and fishing.

Woman in camo jacket and hat shooting a bow with a gray fence in the background.

Archery

Becoming an Outdoors Woman: Be an Archer

Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshops are conducted around the country throughout the year and typically offer a half dozen or so individual classes in a workshop weekend. There are lots of fun things to do and different activities from which to choose at BOW workshops. One of the most popular courses women sign up for is archery. Check out this post to discover the advantages or archery.

mangled broadhead that failed to deploy blades

Archery

Coping With a Loss — Wounded Deer

Failing to recover a wounded animal hurts on many levels and stirs a plethora of emotions. Join this hunter on his journey with the ups and downs of tracking a wounded buck.

Hunter in camo shooting crossbows from 4-foot high shooting sticks

Archery

Hunting Horizontal

Are crossbows so easy to shoot they should’t be allowed? Some say they’re easier to shoot, or hold steady or have greater accuracy. Maybe. Maybe not. The author shares his personal experiences. Are they the same as yours?

Three young archers shooting Olympic recurve bows

Archery

Women Afield—The Art of Archery: How a Compound Bow is Made

Did you ever wonder what goes into making a compound bow? There are many different bow manufactures and so many great models to choose from for every level of shooter. Archery season is in full swing around the county and may very well be one of the most exciting ways to hunt whitetail. Read this article to learn more.

Archery

How to Survive Flying in the Not-So-Friendly Skies

Chances are if you have ever traveled by plane with firearms or archery tackle you have probably encountered similar issues. It can be stressful and even a bit chaotic. However, it does not have to be if you keep a few things in mind. The tips, do’s and don’ts in this article, from a seasoned pro, are a great way to be prepared and have the smoothest flight possible.

TSX Pro Series Micro-Adjust

Archery

Range Report: TRUGLO TSX Pro Series 5-pin

I have the envious position of getting to play with a lot of equipment and calling it work. With bow season rapidly approaching—at least in my mind—I have been crawling through catalogs and samples looking for a new bow sight. One product that caught my eye enough to order for a review was the TRUGLO TSX Pro Series 5-pin.