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Minimum Draw Weight for Elk 2021 Per State

As elk hunting season approaches, hunters prepare their gear and try to figure out which state they’ll be hunting in. Each state and province typically has different minimum draw weight requirements for certain species of animals, including big game animals. The minimum draw weight required for elk hunting is anywhere from 30 to 50 pounds, …

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The Best Beginner Recurve Bow 2021

A recurve bow can be used by anyone who wants to practice shooting arrows at their home without buying any special equipment. It is also great if you’re going to learn how to use a bow but don’t have enough money to purchase expensive equipment right away. In addition, it is effortless and convenient to …

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How To Read Buck Rubs

A buck rub is basically a bucks declaration! It’s the first step in getting your deer. But how do you read a buck rub and what else does it tell us? Bucks are letting other deer know that this is his territory. He also wants to attract does by leaving his scent and pheromones behind. …

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What Should be in Your Hunting Pack?

How you go about hunting can make or break your success. One of the most important factors is what you pack with you when you enter the wild. Make sure that your gear is sufficient for a successful hunt and that it’s easy to carry. Hunters need to withstand the wilderness, have the supplies necessary …

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How To Choose The Ideal Bow Pull Weight

Flipping through the pages of your compound bow’s instruction manual, you notice a number of different draw weights listed. But which one is the best for you? First off, let me say that I’m not going to answer that definitively. There is no one-solution-fits-all. The draw weight is specific to the person using it, so …

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How to Properly Store Hunting Gear

The role a scent plays in hunting big game is well known. Large animals can smell an odd scent from a distance, so scent control is an essential part of hunting. Your gear should be stored to keep it from absorbing odors and organized by season to be readily available when it comes time to …

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The Benefits Of Archery Clickers

Clickers cause the most trouble for recurve archers due to incorrect information about their use. We won’t be exploring how to set up or use a clicker, but rather why the correct use of a clicker can be beneficial. Clickers solve two of the most challenging problems in shot development – how to hold the …

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What Is Hand Shock And Does It Matter?

There is a great deal of interest in hand shock at the moment, so here is a guide on what this is, what they can do about it, and most importantly, how hand shock can affect your shooting. How much force you will feel can vary depending on a number of factors. Let’s dive right …

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Archery Stacking – What is it?

If you’re an Archery fan, then you probably heard the term stacking. This term describes what happens when you pull a bow beyond its maximum draw length. As a result, you will struggle to hold the bow to your anchor point while aiming, which will result in a loss of accuracy. When you draw a …

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10 Ways Hunting Benefits Your Health

So many things have been said about hunting, but one aspect that not too many people realize is that it brings plenty of health benefits. The most apparent health benefit that hunting provides is the physical exercise involved. Even if you hire hunting guides and outfitters to make the activity a bit more manageable for …

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Ways To Make Your Bow Quieter

If you’re not tired of the noise your bow makes, then feel free to move on. But if you are looking for a quick and inexpensive way to make your bow quieter, read on. This article will help you get to the bottom of your bow noise problem, and if necessary, give you tips on …

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State By State Hunting Data in the USA: Hunting Statistics 2020

When it comes to hunting, it’s always worthwhile to know the different statistics for each of the U.S. Indeed, hunting is a massive industry and brings in substantial amounts of income for the country; therefore, the statistics behind the industry are absolutely worth knowing.  What’s more, being aware of the total stats can also provide …

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A Guide To Outdoor Hobbies

A Guide To Outdoor Hobbies

A list of outdoor hobbies to try and the benefits of them. The great outdoors is one of the most beautiful and underappreciated parts of our world. So many of us spend our lives indoors and forget how beautiful just being in nature can be. Fresh air is incredibly good for you and being outdoors …

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Why Archery Is A Great Sport For Kids

Archery is perfect for kids. It boosts balance and helps to refine eye-hand coordination. It also is a mindfulness exercise for just focusing on the shooting skill and breathing techniques. Overall it is a great way to get kids away from modern tech and screens. It can be a life-long sport that teaches discipline and …

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WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE WORLD OF ARCHERY (May 2021)

As spring begins gradually transitioning into summer, the archery world is abuzz with the latest industry news, sanction competition results, and a wealth of unceasing technical development. This, of course, is a staple of the archery world as a whole, which seems to move at Mach speed. The archery landscape is a constant work in …

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The Perfect Backstop For Your Archery Practice

It doesn´t matter if you are shooting in your backyard or the basement. You will most likely need a backstop. Firstly, for safety reasons and second because you don´t want to ruin your arrows. There are ready-made backstops available on the market and homemade ones that you can build from scratch. I will show you …

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Should You Consider A Whisker Biscuit Arrow Rest?

This article will provide some information about whisker biscuits and why you may want to consider using one for your compound bow. A whisker biscuit is a containment arrow rest that holds an arrow securely in place. It can be used by both right- and left-handed archers, which makes it very practical for the hunter …

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10 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Archery: Beginner Tips For Newbies

This blog post is all about the basics of archery. Archery is a sport that requires patience and discipline but can be very rewarding for those who are passionate about it. I will share with you 10 steps to help you get going with archery and give newbies tips on what they should look for …

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What Is Happening In The World Of Archery (April 2021)

The sport of archery is quite vast in scope, featuring an untold number of participants from around the world. Furthermore, the immense popularity of archery as a whole has led to the emergence of a flourishing industry, aimed at meeting the needs of all who participate in any of the sport’s many disciplines. This industry, …

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The Best Archery Gloves Reviewed

Bows are not just for hunting. They can be used in a variety of sports. I love archery because it is an elegant sport that challenges both your mental and physical skills. One thing that you should invest in before you step up to the line, though, is good gloves! In this article, I review …

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The Best Arrows For Target Shooting 2021

The perfect arrow will fly true and hit the target, but the best arrows are those that fly true, hit the target, and do not break. Good target shooting arrows are a big part of the archer’s arsenal. Target shooting can help with anything from fine-tuning form, improving accuracy, or just getting out some stress …

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Do I need a Longbow Tip Protector?

Longbow hunting enthusiasts can be a creative bunch. One of the best ways to make sure that your longbow is always in good shape is by using a longbow tip protector. These protectors are designed to keep your bow tip from being exposed and potentially damaged when you’re not shooting and resting your bow. This …

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Our Equipment Section

Welcome to our equipment reviews and guides page! Our goal is to provide you with accurate, hands-on reviews of the best accessories on the market. If we can’t do an actual hands-on review or the product cannot be tested in person, we will research all the options to ensure you have enough information to make …

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Our Recurve Bow Section

Welcome to our recurve bow reviews and guides page! Our goal is to provide you with accurate reviews and buying guides of the best bows on the market. Even if the product cannot be tested in person, we will research all the options in order to ensure you have enough information to make an educated …

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Our Compound Bow Section

Welcome to our compound bow reviews and guides page! Our goal is to provide you with accurate, hands-on reviews of the best bows on the market. If we can’t do an actual hand-on review, we will research your options for you to have all of the information needed before making your purchase. We already have …

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History of Humans Eating Meat & Hunting

History of Humans Eating Meat & Hunting

In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about the early human diet & hunting. Introduction When we get a hankering for meat in this day and age, all we need to do is pay a visit to the grocery store or butcher and buy some of our favorite products, all of …

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Best Takedown Recurve Bow [Roundup Review] 2021

This post will provide you with information on the best takedown bows for hunting and archery. This is a great article if you are in the market to purchase your first bow or looking to upgrade from a traditional longbow. Takedown recurve bows are a great option for beginner archers because they’re lightweight, easy to …

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How To Properly Draw a Compound Bow

Making a successful shot with your bow is a multi-step process. Failure to execute any one of these steps in their entirety can lead to poor form and shot execution. Of these steps, one of the most vital is that of efficiently drawing your bow. If you are unable to successfully draw your bow in …

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