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 Bowhunting & Archery Articles
Bow Hunting Practice Tip 2012-05-29

What is the best way to prepare for a bowhunt - Spot targets, or 3-D?

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Traditional Bow Bison 2012-05-29

 After our noon meal of deep-fried spring wild turkey, Rick announced that he had found the buffalo I was to hunt this afternoon. We had glassed the herd on our first day, and picked out a couple of young Bulls for our hunt.

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New Archery Products 2012-07-03

Quiktune Freedom

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Silver Stag Knives 2012-05-31

Couple my love for bowhunting and a knife edge and you know you’ve got my attention. My first look at Silver Stag Knives was, of all places, at a gun shop in Illinois.

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Steiner Optics 2012-07-10

Predator Xtreme

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Season Four of RMEF Team Elk 2014-06-26
RMEF Team Elk presented by Cabela’s, the Rocky Mountain Elk
Foundation’s television show, continues it’s first-ever 52-week season on the Outdoor
Channel with new episodes featuring hunts for bull elk and other conservation adventures.

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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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Phone In Game Option 2012-11-15

The DNR online CheckIN Game system now offers hunters the option to report their harvested game from any telephone.

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Chronic Wasting Disease 2012-06-19

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a serious problem for Missourians, particularly private landowners, deer hunters and local deer-hunting-related businesses in north-central Missouri, where CWD has been found.

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Deer Antler Point Restrictions 2012-06-19

This proposal seeks to require that all antlered deer harvested in the area have at least three antler points on one side. The statewide requirement that hunters taking two bucks must ensure at least one of those bucks has four or more antler points on one side would remain in place.

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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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