Category: Bows

MeatEater, Phelps Game Calls Team Up on Cutting-Edge Elk Call


Phelps METAL bugle tube

The two outdoor brands created the first aluminum elk call. When top-tier outdoors brand MeatEater, Inc., teamed up with Phelps Game Calls, it hoped to ultimately leave a mark on the hunting industry. That goal came to fruition last week when the partnership produced and debuted the first-ever aluminum elk call. The METAL Bugle Tube […]

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Leupold’s ‘Project Hunt’ Contest Seeks to Capture Your Fall Adventures on Film


Here’s your chance to immortalize your 2021 hunting season with expert help. Enter the Project Hunt contest, and your hunt could be filmed and shared by Leupold. How cool would it be to have a professional videographer follow you throughout your hunting season? You’ve probably dreamt of the possibility, but have always had to come […]

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Eva Shockey: Growing Up Shockey


eva shockey

Growing up in the Shockey family meant an interesting upbringing, but it led to a true love for the outdoors. Welcome to the first episode of a very special collaboration between Eva Shockey and Wide Open Spaces! For those of you who don’t know, Eva Shockey is a wife, mother, author, and hype-woman for all […]

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Ground Blind Hunting: Tips and Tricks to Remember


Ground Blind Hunting

For the hunter that doesn’t mind sitting for hours, ground blind hunting can be the ultimate in concealment and versatility. Ground blind hunting is perfect for applications such as big game or turkey hunting, bowhunting whitetail, ambushing bull elk during the rut, and especially waterfowl hunting (though this situation is a little different from the […]

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Bow is Released at Full Draw and Just Hangs There in Midair

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This 2017 PSE Evolve, with 68-pound draw and 90-percent let-off, is left untouched at full draw. Bow technology has made leaps and bounds in the last decade. The bows out there today are truly remarkable and advanced machines. One thing that stands out from old bows of the past is the difference in let-off. Some […]

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Archer Tests the Effectiveness of a Compound Bow Underwater

YouTube: FullMag
Compound Bow Underwater

How well can a compound bow operate completely submerged underwater? That is likely not a question you ever asked. We know we never did. At the same time, it is one of those questions that we never knew we needed to know the answer to either. When thinking logically, it seems like a compound bow […]

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Easton Factory Tour Gives Inside Look at How Arrows Are Made

YouTube: Easton Bowhunting
Easton Arrow Factory

This tour of the Easton factory gives an inside look at the making of arrows. Every bowhunter and archery enthusiast knows a good arrow makes all the difference in the world when it comes to performance at the range or in the field. Quality equipment can sometimes be the deciding factor between a full freezer […]

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Treestand Harness: What It Is, What It Does and a Few Suggestions


Bowhunting 20 feet up can be dangerous, but a treestand harness could save your life. According to the Treestand Safety Awareness Foundation, hunters experienced more than 1,900 falls that required ER visits in 2019. Probably the more staggering figure is the 65 percent decrease in falls of this kind since 2010, mostly thanks to the […]

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First Lite Debuts Whitetail Camo Line

YouTube: First Lite Hunting Apparel
First Lite Specter

The Specter pattern is the first algorithm-generated camouflage specifically engineered for whitetail deer hunting. First Lite hasn’t wasted much time securing a corner of the hunting apparel market, as any avid hunter is familiar with the brand’s high-quality gear. From MeatEater’s Steven Rinella to YouTube groups such as Hushin, many of the biggest names in […]

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Stimulus Checks: 8 Crossbows Under $1,400 That Will Fill the Freezer in Fall

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Crossbows Under $1400

These crossbows all fall under the $1,400 mark. Spring is finally here, and it is the perfect time of year to make a new weapon purchase for next year’s deer season. Especially if you are looking to add a crossbow to your hunting arsenal. Picking up a crossbow now gives you an entire summer to […]

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Let’s See If a Bulletproof Vest Will Stop an Arrow

YouTube: Tom Bulletsafe

This could be the ultimate test of a bulletproof vest. Have you ever wondered if a bulletproof vest could stop an arrow? If it can stop a bullet, an arrow shouldn’t be a problem, right? Well, wonder no more. These folks have tested one with both a compound bow and a crossbow. Watch the results and […]

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