Don’t scrimp on strings

Many components make up modern compound bows, and the string system is one of the most important. The string and cables on today’s bows are the equivalent of a vehicle’s power train, providing power and timing. […]


Killer new crossbows

In this day and age, the archery industry — like many others — has become extremely competitive and overcrowded, with new manufacturers constantly entering the marketplace. This is especially true of the crossbow market, so when I heard another new company had entered the fray, honestly, I rolled my eyes. […]


Get things stabilized

When I first started shooting a compound bow almost 30 years ago, many archers shot without a stabilizer. Bows were generally longer and heavier, and they didn’t generate nearly the torque and power of today’s bows.  […]


Give yourself the shaft

With all of the annual hype and focus on the latest and greatest compound bows, the arrows they shoot are often an afterthought. In reality, the arrow is just as important, if not more, than the bow it is shot from.  […]

Deer Hunting

Get to know a crossbow

Although crossbows have been around for thousands of years, until recently, their use for deer hunting has been legally limited or restricted in most of the country.