Having just mounted the scope, I fired offhand at a deflated balloon on a very large 20-yard target in preparation to sight-in. To my astonishment, I pinned the balloon to the target. Assuming it was a lucky shot, I fired another bolt with the same result.
The Hoyt Carbon Spyder 30 features a carbon riser, unlike the previous Hoyt Spyder series, which did not. And though it somewhat resembles Hoyt’s carbon bows such as the Carbon Element G3, the fact is, the riser itself differs in design.
For 2014 Mathews has introduced the Chill R. At a glance, it’s a little longer than its predecessor at 33 inches axle-to-axle compared to 30.5 inches, and the limbs appear to have a slightly sharper angle of take-off from the riser.
At the heart of the Agenda 6 is Bear’s now-familiar hybrid system, the H13. It is a hallmark of Bear’s cams that they allow draw lengths to be adjusted without use of a press and, in most (though not all) cases, without changing modules.
PSE has tweaked the aggressive Core Hybrid Cams on the original DNA to produce the DNA SP (Smooth Pull). The new CS Cam powers the DNA SP and, by shaving 7 fps off the top speed, achieves a significant softening of the shot cycle.
Every year broadhead manufacturers introduce new products aimed at delivering shorter blood trails, larger entrance holes and better arrow flight. Below are some of the latest and greatest broadheads for 2015.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced a white-tailed female deer in Ingham County's Meridian Township tested positive for the contagious and fatal disease that attacks the brains of infected deer and elk.
Not a belted bullet, not a saboted bullet — Federal's Trophy Copper Muzzleloader Bullet uses B.O.R. Lock MZ System to seal the bore and offer superb accuracy and ballistic performance for blackpowder hunters.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department is beginning to develop a new plan for managing mountain lions in the state. The current plan is about 20 years old, and officials hope to have a new plan ready by the end of this year.
Officials are gaining new information about how fish move, how long they live and what proportion of them are ending up on anglers' hooks. The goal is to use that information to further improve the quality of the popular Dakotas fishery.
The troubles plaguing deer and deer hunting in the United States are the same ones plaguing hunting itself. Whether it’s fewer hunters, access to land, or poor public perceptions of hunting, their impacts on deer hunting are obvious.
Police are urging residents not to leave small animals or children outside unattended. They also warn residents whose pets are attacked not to touch any saliva left by the coyote. That could transit rabies if the animal has the virus.
The Pope & Young Club is one of North America’s leading bowhunting and wildlife conservation organizations. The Club prides itself on its mission to protect our bowhunting heritage – promoting its rich values and the adherence to strong fair chase ethics.