How to Turn your Backyard Into an Archery Range

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  Whether you’re a target shooter, competitive archer, or hunter, you’ve probably given some thought to setting up your own backyard archery range by now. Some prefer an indoor range because it is convenient and the designated place can consist of their basement or garage; others want to do the same in the great outdoors. […]

Learn about the various types of bows

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Bows have existed for thousands of years and are still widely used today, but some changes have been made to improve accuracy, speed and performance. Advanced firing mechanisms and stronger materials used in construction are some of the recent improvements, along with the overall design. Now there are bows that are designed for a specific […]

How to sight-in your bow

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Once you have selected the right sight for your bow and adjusted it for accuracy there is only one more factor that you need to consider. It is just as important to sight your bow, and this is very similar to the steps you followed to line up the sight. Sighting your bow will require […]

Hunting and Getting Lost

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How many of us have gotten lost when we’re out hunting? I have a few times and it was not something that I want to repeat. This was before even the word GPS was invented (check our Best Hunting GPS Guide). This was back when cell phones were like big brown bricks and had a […]

The different forms of archery competition

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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

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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 […]