Author: P.J. Reilly

How to Handle Equipment Failures During Competition

How to Handle Equipment Failures During Competition

Dealing with an equipment problem in the middle of an archery tournament is never enjoyable. Aside from the physical issue with your gear, th [...]
Best Bow Cases of 2022

Best Bow Cases of 2022

Published Jul 14, 2022 4:13 PM Unlike gunhunters, bowhunters need a bow case to protect the much more fra [...]
Summertime Archery

Summertime Archery

It’s summertime, which to archers means the world is your oyster. Outdoor archery games abound when the weather is hot and the days are long. [...]
PSE Omen Review | Outdoor Life

PSE Omen Review | Outdoor Life

Compounds built for speed aren’t always the nicest bows to shoot because they kick, they’re unforgiving, and they’re tough to draw. With i [...]
How to Shoot: 3D Archery

How to Shoot: 3D Archery

What is 3D archery? It’s a game played by walking a preset course — usually in the woods — and shooting at three-dimensional, foam animal tar [...]
What’s in My Bow Case: Emily McCarthy

What’s in My Bow Case: Emily McCarthy

Wisconsin pro Emily McCarthy is one of the top female competitors in unknown-distance 3D archery. To play that game at the highest level, she [...]
Best Bowhunting Backpacks of 2022

Best Bowhunting Backpacks of 2022

Bowhunting is a game that involves a lot of moving pieces, and bowhunting backpacks keep all those pieces together. A bow, arrows, tree [...]
How to Shoot Field Archery

How to Shoot Field Archery

Spring is here and summer is fast approaching, which means one thing: It’s field archery season! Field archery is arguably the most techni [...]
How to Choose a Coach

How to Choose a Coach

Archery is one of those individual activities that anyone can pick up and do. That is, it’s pretty easy to grasp the process of nocking an ar [...]
Nine Challenges of Field Archery

Nine Challenges of Field Archery

Field archery is arguably the most challenging game played with a bow and arrow. It’s done outside in all weather conditions. The targets var [...]
Archery Tournament Etiquette

Archery Tournament Etiquette

Heading to your first archery tournament as a competitor or a spectator? There are some basic etiquette rules you’ll want to know. These rule [...]
Learning from Your Indoor Archery Competition Season

Learning from Your Indoor Archery Competition Season

The indoor competition season is over and now it’s time to move on to 3D, field archery and all the other outdoor games. But don’t just push [...]
Darton Spectra-E Review | Outdoor Life

Darton Spectra-E Review | Outdoor Life

Unless you’re an industry gadfly or you’re over the age of 45, you’re probably not too familiar with the name Darton. And even if you k [...]
Bowtech SR 350 Review | Outdoor Life

Bowtech SR 350 Review | Outdoor Life

Bowtech fans who are looking for something new and innovative might be disappointed in the 2022 Bowtech SR 350 because it’s nearly iden [...]
Hoyt Carbon RX-7 Review | Outdoor Life

Hoyt Carbon RX-7 Review | Outdoor Life

I carried a Hoyt carbon bow—the Spyder—for a full hunting season seven years ago. I spent a lot of time carrying and shooting that bow, [...]
Indoor Tournament Range Safety and Etiquette

Indoor Tournament Range Safety and Etiquette

Competing in an indoor archery tournament is a bit different from shooting at your local club or pro shop. You’re probably going to be sho [...]
Why Do Your Arrow Points Matter?

Why Do Your Arrow Points Matter?

You’d think arrow points made for target archery would be universal across all disciplines. All a point has to do is punch a hole through th [...]
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