• Sticks & Strings

    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
    The designated counties are the only ones WRC field biologists believe need harvest increases next year.

    Deer facts don’t support changes

    November 26, 2008 at 2:16pm
    A buck checks out a doe decoy during a recent archery hunt in North Carolina.

    No foolin’, deer decoys work

    October 22, 2008 at 1:18pm
    Joey Thompson (left), NCBA records chairman, measures a whitetail buck with help of a couple other scorers while a hunter (right) watches.<br />

    Why fix deer season that works?

    September 24, 2008 at 11:13am
    Bowhunter Scooter Pegg of the Guilford Bowhunters said there’s no substitute for practice and being in the woods during deer season.

    Best hunters adapt to change

    August 26, 2008 at 12:16pm
    David Hendrix of Summerfield is the archery pro at Gander Mountain in Greensboro and shot these two bucks about 30 minutes apart during the second week of 2007 bow season in Rockingham County. <br />
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    Hunt food sources, not deer

    July 24, 2008 at 9:50am

    Hit them with your best shot

    September 26, 2007 at 4:15pm
    These Quik-Spin vanes (or fletchings) have a kicker tab, a small strip of material that acts as a mini-fin that reacts with air contact to help the arrow rotate quicker and faster.

    Being vane about arrows

    August 23, 2007 at 1:52pm
    Rusty Moore of Gibsonville (left) checks and tunes up Bob Brewer’s compound bow before deer season begins.

    It’s tune-up time for archers

    July 24, 2007 at 11:09am
    WRC executives (left to right) Dick Hamilton (director), Wes Seegars (WRC chairman), Fred Harris (assistant director) and David Cobb (Division of Wildlife Management chief) spoke to the NCBA convention about coming changes in WRC bow-hunting regulations.

    Bow hunting rules change

    June 26, 2007 at 3:44pm