The different forms of archery competition

International competitions in archery are regulated under the rules of the International Archery Federation (FITA). Here are the disciplines listed by FITA: Outdoor Archery The 1440 round: 36 arrows at each distance of 90, 70, 50, 30 meters for men and 70, 60, 50, 30 meters for women. This makes a maximum score of 1440 […]

You have to learn when to draw your bow

I remember the first really big buck I ever saw. I was still hunting through an old apple orchard that had become overgrown. It was covered with deer trails and I used to sneak through it using the well worn trails to cover the sound of my footsteps. As I neared the end of the […]

Camo clothing basics for bowhunting beginners

The selection of camo hunting clothes on the market today is amazing. Materials used in their design can keep you warm in sub zero temperatures, keep you dry in a downpour, keep you from perspiring, eliminate odors, keep your movements quiet, provide concealment even in open country and much more.  I’ll focus on a few main […]

Basic deer hunting techinques with a bow

Bow hunting from the ground

There are as many ways to hunt deer with a bow as there are hunters.  The basics of bow hunting will remain the same regardless of the way you choose to do it.  You will need to remain quiet, control your scent, avoid being spotted, and  get close.  Ideally, the method  that you settle on will […]