Archery


Why Archery Is a Great Sport For Your Kids

June 27, 2017

Parents and children bond through shared outdoor experiences. Camping and fishing are obvious choices for bonding time, but archery is another sport that should not be overlooked. Archery teaches children, and their parents, how to be patient, focus and build confidence. A year-round activity While camping and fishing experiences can be affected by the weather, […]

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Archery for Beginners: Tips for Getting Started with a Compound Bow

December 22, 2016

Archery is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. It’s fun, it’s challenging, and it’s rewarding to see yourself improve with practice. But it’s also important to start off on the right foot by getting the proper archery equipment for beginners. Here’s a quick guide explaining basic archery supplies and how to choose the […]

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Best Archery Bows for Kids

December 7, 2016

The popularity of archery among kids remains high. A bow under the Christmas tree will likely bring as much joy as Ralphie’s vaunted Red Rider BB gun in A Christmas Story. But which archery bows are good for kids? Traditional bows make great starters for young children. They have a reasonable draw length (the distance […]

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Archery equipment maintenance

May 24, 2016

With proper inspection, care and maintenance, archery equipment can be kept in good working order for many years. Below is a short list of things to keep an eye on so your equipment will serve you well time after time. We recommend you have your bow tuned on a bow press and serviced by a […]

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3 New Sports to Try This Summer to Get Fit and Have Fun

May 19, 2016

Summer’s arrival means warm weather, vacation time and planning new adventures. And because summer also heralds swimsuit season, it’s also when many people start to fret about their fitness. Why not combine exercise and adventure at the same time? So if you want to break from your gym routine, there are ways to work out […]

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Archery Equipment, Scuba Gear, and Other Fun Ways to Make Your Next Camping Trip Truly Special

April 21, 2016

For millions of Americans, camping remains one of the best ways to leave behind the stresses of everyday life and spend quality time with loved ones. But some longtime or frequent campers fall into a routine during their trips, experiencing a sort of “camper’s fatigue.” Fear not, the remedy is no farther than your local […]

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An Essential Guide to Archery Equipment for Beginners

March 22, 2016

Humans have practiced archery for more than 2 million years. During the Paleolithic era, Earth’s earliest humans used a bow and arrow to catch dinner. In the time of knights and dragons, archery was a competition sport that even kings and queens took part in. Fast-forward to today, archery still holds a valuable place in […]

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Archery Bow of the Month for December 2015

December 1, 2015

This month’s Archery Shop Bow of the Month special is the Genesis Original (excludes camo and pink camo), the official bow of the National Archery in the Schools program. This bow has a draw weight of 10-20 pounds and a draw length of up to 30 inches, perfect for youngsters learning to shoot. This special […]

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Archery Bow of the Month / November 2015

November 1, 2015

The Apprentice III from Bear Archery is our latest Bow of the Month selection. This easy-to-use and accurate bow is excellent for young archers because of its adjustable draw weight (15-50 pounds or 20-60 pounds) and draw length (15-27 inches). It comes in Camo, Pink Camo and Black finishes. This package comes ready to shoot: the […]

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Benefits of Archery

October 28, 2015

Movies and television have elevated the exposure of archery, and consequently the sport has seen a sharp rise in participation numbers nationwide. According to an Archery Trade Association survey, more than 18.9 million Americans 18 and older participated in archery or bowhunted in 2012, and those numbers do not include those under 18 who have […]

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