Archery season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to start preparing for the fall. Shooting as much and as often as possible will help hone the skills necessary to succeed with stick and string. The best way I know how to practice and simulate hunting situations is to shoot at local 3D archery courses and competitions.
Barnett’s Explorer (XP) series was designed with the serious hunter in mind. Veteran outdoorsmen and beginners can now find a quality, reliable, and deadly-accurate bow at an affordable price. We broke down the must-know specifications of each new entry in the Barnett XP line-up.
Every fall when the leaves turn and the air gets cool, millions of American hunters take to the woods with archery tackle in hand to pursue a variety of game. Archery in the last decade has exploded in popularity, it is estimated that 18.9 million Americans enjoy archery and bow hunting. Looking at the evolution of equipment in the world of archery in that time is astounding. We now have bows that shoot well over 300 fps, come in every space age material and are manufactured with record speed. It’s amazing to look at how archery came from humble natural beginnings to the amazing machines that are modern day compounds.
The Bow Spider is the ultimate solution for bow hunters who want to keep their bow secure and easily accessible while on the go. The lightweight and durable design allows for easy attachment to your belt or backpack, and the long bolts provide multiple options for securing your bow. With new color options, you can now choose a Bow Spider that matches your hunting gear and personal style.
Elite Archery has teamed up with First Lite to bring you the ultimate hunting bow in SPECTER Camo. Elite Bows are known for their precision and accuracy, and now they come in a camo pattern that will help you blend in seamlessly with your surroundings. The SPECTER Camo pattern is designed to break up your outline and provide maximum concealment in any hunting environment. This bow is perfect for the serious hunter who wants to take their game to the next level.
Archery enthusiasts can now practice their aim with the innovative 21” SEVR HD archery target from SEVR Broadheads. This premium target boasts an easy-pull foam design and rectangular face with a 4:3 aspect ratio, measuring 21”W x 17”H x 13”D—its versatile shape allows for horizontal shooting for added stability or vertical shooting for longer distances.
Looking for an easy, effective way to elevate your Summit Viper Prod SD FasTrack rail experience? The Summit Fast Track Bow Holder is the perfect solution. This easy-to-use bow holder keeps bows firmly in place for easy access and use.
With the Grey Man Tactical #204 Vehicle Bow Rack, hunters have a worry-free solution to keep their gear organized and secure. This heavy-duty rack offers easy installation and is perfect for your hunting trips in any type of vehicle.
The Easton Sonic 6.0 Match Grade Arrow is the premier choice for bowhunters who demand pinpoint precision for the perfect shot. Last year, the Sonic 6.0 received a brand-new shaft platform in the East made-in-USA lineup. This ensures a no-play fit for a multitude of bowhunting setups, and locks in accuracy over long distances thanks to aluminum inserts that make them stronger and more stable than ever before.
Barnett has combined 60 years of industry experience into another great addition to their Hyper line: The Barnett Hyper Raptor Crossbow offers the smoothest, fastest and easiest shooting experience on the market with its futuristic design and impressive shooting speed capability. Capable of sending a small-diameter HyperFlite arrow down range at speeds up to 410 feet per second and landing with 142 lbs. of bone-crushing penetration, every shot you take with the Hyper Raptor will hit its mark.