Best Longbows(2024)With Reviews

Best longbows For Hunting And Archery

Written By Ron Parker Updated January 29, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more If you are interested in traditional archery and want to make the jump to a longbow, our staff archery expert has put the best longbows on the market to the test and … Read more

TideWe Recurve Bow Review

Tidewe Recurve Bow Review

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 23, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more If you’re interested in archery, it can be intimidating when you find out all the gear and accessories you need besides the bow. That’s why we love the TideWe Recurve Bow. It … Read more

Keshes Takedown Recurve Bow Review

Keshes Takedown Recurve Bow Review

Written By Ron Parker Updated febtruary 23, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more You’ve probably heard of the Samick Sage, but you’re less likely to have heard of the Keshes recurve bow. Yet the two bows actually come from the same factory and share similar … Read more

Southland Archery Supply Spirit Bow Review

SAS Spirit Bow Review

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 23, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more You’ve probably noticed we review a lot of recurve bows from Southland Archery Supply, or SAS. That’s because we love them, but we also know that so many bows from one manufacturer … Read more

SAS Explorer Recurve Bow Review

SAS Explorer Takedown Recurve Bow

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 24, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Southland Archery Supply, or SAS, is a renowned brand in the archery world. However, this one manufacturer produces so many bows that it can be hard to decide which one is the … Read more

PSE Razorback Review

PSE Razorback Takedown Recurve Bow

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 24, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more If you’re interested in archery, you know it’s a sport full of diverse and exciting bow options. One of them is the PSE Archery Razorback, a great starter bow designed with beginners … Read more

AF Archery Tatar Bow Review

AF Archery Tatar Bow Review

Written By Ron Parker Updated March 21, 2023We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more There is an undeniable mystique surrounding traditional horse bows. They harken back to warriors of the past such as the Tatars, a nomadic Turkish people that were eventually absorbed into the Mongolian … Read more

Topoint Endeavor Takedown Recurve Bow Review

Topoint Endeavor ILF Takedown Recurve Bow

Written By Ron Parker Updated March 14, 2023We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more At Deer Hunting Guide, we obviously have a passion for bowhunting. At the same time, we love the sport of archery in general and know what a difference a good target shooting … Read more

AF Archery Longbow Review

Archer Shooting The AF Archery Longbow

Written By Ron Parker Updated January 26, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more There is certainly something alluring about the elegance of longbows. However, their simplicity can sometimes make it tough to choose the right model, especially if you’re just starting out. Since it’s one … Read more

DeerSeeker Recurve Bow Review

DeerSeeker Recurve Bow Review

Written By Ron Parker March 4, 2023We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more We have members of our staff that love the DeerSeeker recurve bow because it’s an affordable takedown model that comes in a ready-to-shoot package. We wanted to show you the quality of the … Read more

SAS Courage Takedown Recurve Bow Review

SAS Courage Takedown Recurve Bow Review

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 24, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Everyone loves the SAS brand, but they make so many recurve bows that you may not know which is the right choice for you. In fact, Southland Archery Supply makes all these … Read more

The Best Bow Cases in 2024

Pelican 1745 Bow Case

Are you an avid hunter or a casual archery hobbyist? Either way, it’s mandatory to keep your gear updated with the best bow case.

Bear Super Kodiak Review

Bear Super Kodiak Review

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 24, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Bear Archery makes a lot of great recurve bows, all expertly crafted in beautiful, traditional designs. Even if you’ve narrowed your search to Bear bows, it can be hard to choose among … Read more

Southwest Archery Tigershark Takedown Recurve Bow Review

Southwest Archery Tigershark Takedown Recurve Bow Review

Written By Ron Parker February 23, 2023We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more The Tigershark is a takedown recurve bow with a design great for target shooting and bowhunting, whether you’re a newbie or an expert. In this review, we’ve detailed the Tigershark’s features to show … Read more

Bear Grizzly Recurve Review

Bear Grizzly Recurve Bow Review

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 24, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more The Bear Archery Grizzly is one of the most storied bows in the archery world. First released in 1950, the design hasn’t changed since 1964 because it’s been that effective for nearly … Read more

Southwest Archery Spyder Review

Southwest Archery Spyder Review

Written By Ron Parker February 07, 2023We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more The Southwest Archery Spyder with its elegantly finished hardwood riser definitely stands out on the range. However, it’s more than just its appearance that inspired us to review and recommend it. Rather, it’s … Read more

How To String A Recurve Bow With And Without A Stringer

How To String A Recurve Bow

Written By Ron Parker January 28, 2023We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Hunting with the recurve bow is a throwback to more primitive times that many hunters enjoy. This practice can make you feel more aligned with the environment around you while keeping the atmosphere … Read more

Samick Sage Review – Is It A Good Takedown Recurve Bow

Samick Sage Review

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 19, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more If you’re totally new to traditional archery and bowhunting, the Samick Sage is probably one of the first models you came across. If you’ve been participating in the sport for a while, … Read more

Best Recurve Bow Strings In 2024

Best Recurve Bow Strings

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 04, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Every archer and bowhunter who practices the sport long enough will enjoy the experience of replacing their bowstring. For many of us, the hardest part of it ends up being choosing a … Read more

Best Recurve Bow For Beginners In 2024 With Reviews

Best Recurve Bow For Beginners

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 05, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more It’s impossible to deny the allure of the recurve bow. Sleek and elegant yet powerful, many people go searching for their first recurve without realizing what a challenging—and rewarding—hobby it is. If … Read more

When To Replace Bow String (Recurve-Compound)

When To Replace Bow String

Written By Ron Parker Updated December 07, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Knowing when to replace a bowstring is essential to maintaining your compound bow or recurve. There are a couple of reasons why giving your bow the proper care is important. Safety is the … Read more

Best Youth Recurve Bow In 2024 With Reviews And Buying Guide

Best Recurve Bow For Youth

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 08, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more If you know a teenager or child who’s expressed interest in archery or bowhunting, there’s no time like the present for them to start learning. Our staff of archery experts share their … Read more

Proper Archery Form for Shooting Recurve and Compound Bows

Proper Archery Form

Written By Ron Parker Updated November 27, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Compound and recurve bows are growing in popularity for hunting and target shooting. However, selecting the right bow is only the first step of the process. You should also pay attention to … Read more

Bow Draw Weight: How to Find What’s Right for You

Bow Draw Weight

Written By Ron Parker Updated November 26, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Whether you are a seasoned bow hunter or completely new to archery, you need to know your ideal draw weight. This figure plays an important role in many elements of bow sports, … Read more

How To Measure Draw Length So You Get the Right Bow

How To Find Draw Length

Written By Ron Parker Updated November 26, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more In bowhunting, consistent accuracy is everything. Without proper form, you’ll experience strain and poor precision. To achieve the accuracy you desire, you need to accurately measure your draw length. In most instances, measuring … Read more

Longbow vs Shortbow: What’s The Difference

Man shooting a shortbow on horseback

Written By Ron Parker November 25, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more From a historical perspective, both longbows and shortbows have been useful to archers over the centuries. Armies and militaries used these weapons extensively, and longbow use continues to this day among hunters, hobbyists, … Read more

Best Crossbow Under $500 In 2024 Tested And Reviewed

Best Crossbow Under $500

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 11, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more These days crossbow prices can be intimidating, but don’t worry, you can still get powerful, well-crafted models for under $500. In fact, we reviewed and rated 10 models in that price range … Read more

Best Crossbow Broadheads In 2024 Fixed Blade And Mechanical

Written By Ron Parker Updated february 11, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Are you looking for the best crossbow broadheads? You’ve come to the right place! Our staff of experts weigh in with comprehensive reviews of the crossbow broadheads that we use every season, for deer, … Read more

Best Crossbow Bolts In 2024 Tested And Reviewed

Best Crossbow Bolts

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 10, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more You spend hours reading about the best crossbows to find the right one for you, but that’s only one part of the equation. Your bolts are just as important and in some … Read more

How To Sight In A Crossbow (With a Scope)

sighting in a crossbow

Written By Ron Parker September 26, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more The great thing about a crossbow is that it’s consistently accurate even without much training or practice on an archery range. However, to take advantage of this, your crossbow scope must be sighted … Read more

How To Grind Deer Meat And What To Mix With Venison When Grinding

Grinding Venison with Added Fat

Written By Ron Parker  September 08, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more In addition to providing you with great tenderloin steaks and chops, successfully harvesting a deer also means plenty of meat for grinding, which you can easily do at home with your own … Read more

How Far Can A Crossbow Shoot? Ethical Deer Hunting Range

Hunter Shooting A Crossbow

Written By Ron Parker May 28, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Crossbows have improved over the decades to become powerful but consistent weapons that beginner bowhunters can use successfully without needing a prohibitive amount of practice first. Plus, they often let you take advantage … Read more

Walk Back Tuning A Bow And Arrow Rest Explained

Walk Back Tuning

Written By Ron Parker May 27, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more As you get more archery experience under your belt, you’ll probably start trying to make shots at longer distances. Unfortunately, you may find that something’s off. The arrows just aren’t landing where they’re … Read more

How To Shoot a Crossbow For Beginners

How to shoot a crossbow

Written By Ron Parker May 27, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Crossbows caught on as weapons of war during the Medieval Period specifically because they were easy to use and required little training. This principle still makes them great options for target shooting or … Read more

Best Hunting Arrows In 2024

Best Hunting Arrows

Written By Ron Parker Updated February 20, 2024We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more A bowhunter knows that whether they are hunting with a recurve bow, a longbow, or a compound bow, using the best hunting arrows is essential to success. Our staff of expert hunters … Read more

Crossbow Maintenance – How To Take Care Of Your Weapon

crossbow maintenance

Written By Ron Parker April 27, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Crossbows may have existed for thousands of years, but they are still sophisticated machines with moving parts that require care and respect on the part of their owners. Appropriate crossbow maintenance will not … Read more

How To Uncock A Crossbow (Decock) – 5 Safe And Easy Ways

How to uncock a crossbow

Written By Ron Parker April 25, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Best case scenario, you’re uncocking your crossbow by shooting a deer or other game. However, any bow hunter knows the real world is often not that kind. Instead, you’re left sitting in your … Read more

Can A Felon Own A Bow And Arrow? How About A Crossbow?

Felon with a bow

Written By Ron Parker March 29, 2022We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more If you’re adjusting to life with a felony conviction, you’ve probably got plenty of questions about how much of your normal life can be resumed, particularly when it comes to hunting season, like … Read more

Do I Need A Right Or Left Handed Bow?

Archer shooting a right handed bow with both eyes open

Written By Ron Parker  March 29, 2022 We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more There’s nothing you’d like to do more than pick up a bow, nock an arrow, strap on your bow release and head for the nearest target, but there’s one major stumbling … Read more

19 Must Have Bow Tuning Tools For Your Home Archery Shop

Bow Tuning Tools

Written By Ron Parker  Updated February 22, 2024 We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Archery isn’t just about shooting targets and game. It’s just as fun to tune your bows and design arrows that get you the highest speed, most power and greatest accuracy. … Read more

Different Types Of Bows For Archery and Hunting

Types Of Bows

Written By Ron Parker  March 14, 2022 We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Going to an archery supply store can be an overwhelming experience. There are so many types of bows made of so many different materials, which are you supposed to get? While … Read more

Best Bow Sights In 2024 Tested And Reviewed

Best bow sight

Written By Ron Parker  Updated February 22, 2024 We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Our team of expert hunters and archery instructors test and review 10 different bow sights on a number of criteria so that you can find the best bow sight for … Read more

How To Choose A Recurve Bow Buyers Guide – With Size Chart

Woman Shooting a recurve bow

Written By Ron Parker  March 04, 2022 We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more For thousands of years, the elegant design of the recurve bow has enchanted civilizations around the world. Simple but powerful, these types of bows are fun for beginners and experts alike … Read more

What Is The Best Wood To Make A Bow

Osage Orange Bow

Written By Ron Parker  March 02, 2022 We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more Do you like archery? Do you like woodworking? Have you ever considered putting them together? Bow making, sometimes called bowying, is becoming an increasingly popular hobby that’s fun, relaxing, and turns … Read more

Dry Firing a Bow – What Happens and Why Is It Bad?

Dry Firing A Bow

Written By Ron Parker  February 21, 2022 We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more A snap, a twang, probably a curse word. Even if you haven’t dry fired a bow yourself, you’ve likely seen this sequence of events play out if you practice on the … Read more

Single Cam vs Dual Cam Compound Bows—Which Is Better and Why?

single cam vs dual cam

Written By Ron Parker  February 14, 2022 We may earn revenue from the products available on this site and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more It took you long enough to decide on a compound bow vs recurve. Little did you know, it’s not that simple. Now you have to choose between single cam and dual … Read more