Archery

Covering Archery skills and equipment.

  1. Confessions of a Longbow Junkie

    I just returned from a successful caribou hunt in northern Quebec and I am concerned that the longbow I used may be on its last legs. Heck, I’ve had it for going on two seasons now and I’ve killed a couple of animals with it. How much more mojo could it have left inside? Maybe it’s time to start thinking about putting it in the closet with my other “retired” bows and getting a replacement. I saw a really cool looking riser/limb wood combination online the other day that I don’t currently...
  2. 5 Steps to Develop a Good Bow Hunting Ethic

    The excited anticipation present when setting out in a bow hunt only grows as you complete a successful harvest. Bringing home a deer taken with a bow sounds easy enough, right? Sure it is, provided you take into account a few necessary tactics and take the time to hone your skill before setting out on a hunt. Anyone can go out in the field with a bow and hunt, but it is entirely possible that person will come out of the woods with nothing to show for their time. It is only those who put in...
  3. Bow Season Preparations

    Many of us are eagerly awaiting the beginning of Missouri bow season and it won't be long now! Rather than kick back while you wait, however, there are plenty of preparations you could be taking so you are ready to go on opening day. There is nothing worse than getting out to the field and finding something amiss that sidelines you before you even get started, so get busy taking care of business in advance so your bow season will be off to a good start. Having your bow checked and tuned is...
  4. Reasons Why Non-Residents Should Bow Hunt In Missouri

    This is a forum for those who live in Missouri, but it is also a great time to make a sales pitch to non-residents who are thinking of bow-hunting out of state. Not everyone in the country has access to healthy bucks, and the regulations for hunting in certain states or cities can be rather stringent. And Missouri can be a great vacation destination, along with being a great locale for finding prime buck in the woods. In the spring 2014 edition of North American Whitetail, the state of...
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