Category: Bows

Pronghorn Antelope Tries to Jump the String, Ends Up Dropped in His Tracks

YouTube: nockonarchery
Pornghorn Antelope

This buck’s attempt to jump the string failed completely. The pronghorn antelope is one of the more underrated big game animals of North America. Technically it’s not really an antelope, but they are still fascinating creatures to observe in the wild. These beautiful animals and one of the fastest mammals that can be found here

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Bowhunter Gets Up Close and Personal With Giant Bull Moose, Makes a Perfect Shot

YouTube: David Hunter
Bull Moose

This moose hunt is a bowhunter’s dream come true. There is no question about it, bowhunting is the most thrilling form of hunting one can partake in every season. There is something that is inherently more satisfying about bagging a big game animal with a stick and string. Especially a large animal like a moose.

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Keith Warren Tries Out a Unique Air Powered Crossbow on Deer and Hogs

YouTube: Keith Warren Hunting
Air Powered Crossbow

This air powered crossbow could make things easier for hunters with disabilities. Crossbow technology keeps evolving to be lighter, faster and flatter shooting. Every year it seems we see some new development that makes these weapons even more efficient for the taking of big game animals. No matter what your feelings on crossbows are, that’s

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Hunter’s Perfect Shot on Deer Captured in Slow Motion Video

Facebook: Michael King

Here’s the best way to make the shortest blood trail! We’re always looking for a good hit on the vital organs when shooting a deer. A double-lung shot will always put meat in the freezer, but when you can hit ’em in the heart like this, they’re not going far! Here’s the video: Slow motion Posted

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Bowhunter Smokes the Yukon Bull Moose of a Lifetime in Exciting Footage

YouTube: Driven Hunter
Bull Moose

This bull has a ton of character. For many hunters, pursuing a giant bull moose is on their bucket list of dream hunts. One of the best places on earth to go moose hunting is the Yukon Territories. It’s a place where you can truly get away from it all and get up close and

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Bowhunter Grazes Buck with Non-Lethal Hit, It Returns and Gives a Second Chance

YouTube: Bowhunting Road
Bowhunter

This lucky hunter got the second chance of a lifetime on this buck. Hunting, especially bowhunting, is a pursuit with very little margin for error. One miscalculation, one screw up, one movement at the wrong time can bring a swift end to your hunt as you watch your quarry bound away, white flag tail in

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Bowhunter Smokes 180-inch Wisconsin Buck After Some Early Bad Luck

YouTube: Rutnecks
Wisconsin Buck

Sometimes a bit of bad luck turns around in a hurry! Wisconsin is the land of the giant whitetails as almost any deer hunter knows. Every year, thousands of hunters head to the woods of the Badger state hoping to write their own story of a legendary whitetail. Some of them try to capture the

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Debating the Merits of Fast Arrows on Animals That Jump the String

YouTube: The Hunting Public
Fast Arrows

Is speed really the most important factor for bowhunting? In modern archery, it seems like speed is everything these days. Every major bow manufacturer is touting the latest and greatest in speed technology. Light and fast arrows are all the rage these days. Almost every bow is advertised with speed stats taking priority. However, is

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Looking Back on the 17-Point Buck Taken With a Bow in New York

YouTube: Jonathan Stabe

A New York archery buck known to its hunters as “The Goat” goes down to a great wrap-around treestand shot. When it comes to hunting big deer, it serves the hunter well to know his quarry. Whether you’re capturing data with your trail camera, thoroughly scouting or cutting lanes and placing stands, time spent in

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The Fascinating Origins of Pope & Young and Modern Bowhunting


The story of the Pope & Young Club is long and full of history figures. Many bowhunters have a passing familiarity with the Pope and Young Club. This bowhunting organization is the official keepers of world records for North American big game animals harvested via archery equipment. While the record book gets all the attention,

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