• Sticks & Strings

    Shorter, wider bow limbs are more rigid than wider, narrow limbs, and they distribute stress better to produce a more-consistent, stable shooting platform.

    A crossbow that fills all the bills

    Mission’s sub-1 is latest in crossbow design from an industry leader
    January 22 at 9:00am
    The ZT Hyper Cams allow let-offs of 80- to 85-percent on Hoyt’s newest bows.

    Hoyt takes a big step

    Two totally redesigned bows head ‘18 lineup
    December 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Mission’s Hype DTX offers bowhunters plenty of possible high-grade adjustments at a reasonable price.

    DTX fulfills the Hype

    Mission’s new compound offering is a wonder
    November 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    The crease in the palm of your hand, aka your “life line,” is where your bow grip should begin.

    Get a grip on bow torque

    Grip, draw length affect how you hold your weapon
    October 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Natural cover from limbs on nearby trees provides a hunter with a chance to draw unobserved from this ladder stand.

    Bow stand selection keys

    Archers’ choice of areas, trees is crucial
    September 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    A portable bow press will enable you to change out strings and/or cables in case of damage in the field.

    Be ready for field repairs

    Equipment problems don’t need to end a hunt
    August 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Top-quality strings can make a big difference in the accuracy of any compound bow.

    Don’t scrimp on strings

    Strings, cables play a big role in accuracy
    July 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Ravin’s 2017 model crossbows offer hunters plenty of the latest technology for great arrow speeds and pinpoint accuracy.

    Fly with these Ravins

    Latest addition to crossbow market adds plenty
    June 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Stabilizers that fit between the split limbs of a bow will quiet the bow substantially and cut down on vibration.

    Get things stabilized

    Stabilizers improve bows’ efficiency, accuracy
    May 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Changing from a caliper-style release (right) to a back-tension release can help with problems involving holding on the target.

    Live with target panic

    Archers’ aiming problem can be overcome
    April 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    The Axion Pulse pull-away rest features an independent actuation arm.

    The case for arrow rests

    Choose the correct rest for your bow setup
    March 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Choosing the proper arrow for your hunting setup is an involved process as this chart shows.

    Give yourself the shaft

    Test strength, weight, diameter of arrow spine
    February 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Hunting exotic animals is a great way for a bowhunter to extend hunting after the end of deer season.

    It’s an exotic thing

    All is not lost when deer season ends
    January 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Compare a new axle with two axles damaged when a crossbow was accidentally dry-fired.

    Get to know a crossbow

    Safety, successful use aren’t built in to the box
    December 22, 2016 at 9:00am
    As the rut approaches in November, bowhunters will have their best opportunities to run into a wall-hanger.

    In November, hunters should spend more time in the stand

    With the rut close at hand, stay in the woods
    November 22, 2016 at 9:00am
    Different broadheads produce different flight patterns because of the sizes and angles of their blades.

    Hunting tips must fly true

    Go from practice tips to broadheads with care
    October 22, 2016 at 9:00am