How to Choose Arrows: A Guide

Most new archers seem to understand the basics about bows—the different types of bows, the parts, the accessories you can add on—but a LOT of new archers are totally baffled when it comes to arrows.And there’s a reason for that—arrows are wildly confusing! They’re totally perplexing to buy, and there’s not a lot of clear […]

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The Best Recurve Bows: Our Picks

Welcome to The Complete Guide to Archery! In this post, we’ll be discussing recurve bows.We’ll review a few of the best-rated recurve bows, and specifically talk about bows that are a good choice for beginners, for hunters, and for target shooters. Then we’ll talk about the bow that is—in our opinion—the best recurve bow on […]

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Carbon Express Arrows: Which Are the Best Ones for Your Rig?

Here’s what I love most about Carbon Express: they make high-end arrows that have very little variation between models. They all basically have the same characteristics: they have relatively small vanes so that arrows maintain flight speed, they have a remarkable straightness tolerance, and they’re made to effectively utilize broadheads or field points when hunting. […]

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Archery is About Building Relationships

By CTB, ContributorI’m a pretty lucky guy, because I have a father who I would describe as a “wise old man.” (He’d be happy to hear me describe him as “wise,” and probably not so happy to hear me describe him as “old.”) He’s always said, “Life is about relationships,” and I think that’s true. […]

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The Best Archery Target: Our Reviews

There are a surprising number of archery targets out there, and there are some fantastic companies that specialize in making them. That’s right—these companies focus solely on archery targets, and nothing else.It makes sense, actually—archery targets take a beating, and there’s a lot of science behind sturdy targets that can “take a lickin’ and keep […]

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Seven of The Best Gold Tip Arrows

Gold Tip is widely known as *the* company for premier hunting arrows. There are a lot of players in the game—Easton, Carbon Express, Bohning, and so on—and all those companies have some pretty terrific products. But there are a lot of people who say that Gold Tip is the high-water mark when it comes to […]

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Six of the Best Easton Arrows

Easton Archery! They’re a big name in the archery game. They have a lot of name recognition, and if you’ve spent any time around archers, you’ve probably seen some of their products. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the best Easton arrows for beginners, target/competition shooting, and hunting, and a brief intro to the […]

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What’s the Best Arrow Rest for a Recurve Bow?

I’ll tell you: archery is one of those addictions that’ll take most of your paycheck.That’s why it’s a wonderful, wonderful thing when you find out there’s a truly helpful piece of equipment that won’t actually break the bank.Arrow rests are one of those pieces of equipment. They’re important, they’re utile, and they don’t cost an […]

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