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 Bowhunting & Archery Articles
Antler Point Restrictions 2012-05-26

The Northwest Michigan Chapter of the Quality Deer Management Association, in partnership with Leelanau Whitetails will meet with Michigan DNR to talk about Antler Point Restrictions in a number of Norther Michigan Counties.

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Trophy Ridge 2012-07-03

Quick Shot

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String Slap Tip 2012-05-29

In preparation for this season, this past weekend, I decided to start shooting my bow. Four of five shots were slamming my left wrist ????? Could the length of my arrows be my cause?

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New Shooting Range in Jacksonville, AR 2012-10-18

JACKSONVILLE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the City of Jacksonville, this week announced plans for a state-of-the-art shooting range facility to be built near the intersection of Loop Road and Graham Road in Jacksonville.

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Badlands Hunting Packs 2012-07-11

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Deer Habitat Improvement 2012-05-24

Seven Upper Peninsula conservation organizations will receive Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative grants from the Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Division in 2012.

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Survey Covers Elk Hunting Experiences 2012-06-12

Idaho Fish and Game is participating in a survey about elk hunting in Idaho, and what elk hunters like and don't like.

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MI Senior Discounts 2014-04-17
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is making it easier for Michigan seniors age 65 and older to get a price break on the hunt/fish combo license.

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Turkey & Hunting Thrive in Michigan 2014-06-09
Michigan annually ranks among the top 10 states in the union for wild turkey harvest – an almost astounding fact, as 100 years ago there wasn’t a wild turkey to be found in the state.

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New Shooting Range in Jacksonville, AR 2012-10-18

JACKSONVILLE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the City of Jacksonville, this week announced plans for a state-of-the-art shooting range facility to be built near the intersection of Loop Road and Graham Road in Jacksonville.

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 Broken Arrow

Another bowhunting shoot! The morning wasn't looking too promising. It stormed all night, the weather man was predicting thunderstorms in the morning and in the afternoon as well and it was raining. I had only gotten about four hours of sleep and was on my way to another archery 3-D shoot. This shoot was in central Ohio, at the Broken Arrow Bowhunting Club, in Newark, Ohio.

The club is situated north of Newark, Ohio and south of St. Louisville, Ohio, on Rt 13. The land is rolling, and the club boarders a small river that adds a lot to the 3-D target range. Broken Arrow boasts both an indoor and outdoor range as well as a covered picnic pavilion. Additionally, Broken Arrow has access to a complete pro shop, Broken Arrow Archery, run by Sue and Bob Martin.


Broken Arrow Outdoor Range

The Broken Arrow club started simply because Bob and Sue got interested in shooting, and before you knew it, they had a club. Sue told me that club membership, in those early days, consisted of buying a seltzer bail.

Broken Arrow Indoor Range

The weather cleared before I got to the club, and it looked like it was going to be a nice day. I set up our display, and registered to shoot. I was determined to do better than I had the week before.

The 3-D layout was situated in a wooded area that was bordered by the river. Broken Arrow, used a combination of McKenzie and Rinehart Targets. Some of the targets were actually in the edge of the river including a croc target.

 
McKenzie Ram

Most targets were placed at 25 to 35 yards with a couple out to a good forty yards. Broken Arrow had a wide variety of targets including a hog, beaver, cougar, Bison and Grizzly Bear. The course was well layed out and optimized for shooter safety.


Rinehart cougar

I had opportunity to shoot with a great bunch of guys. All of whom, were very polite while helping me find my errant arrows. Most snide remarks about my shooting were kept low, and they pretended to enjoy their searches for my arrows.

The rain held off until most of the shooters were finished, but at about 3:00 PM we had a real thumper of a storm come through. I was working with a shooter, testing some equipment when we almost got conked on the head by falling limbs. Never a dull moment! We had a great time, and would like to thank Broken Arrow Bowhunters Club for their hospitality.

If you would like to know more about the Broken Arrow Bowhunting Club, or Sue and Bob's Broken Arrow Archery shop, you can reach them at 800-747-5443.

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