Just like a French vacation, you'll get along better with the locals — and learn more — if you speak at least some of the language. The bird dog world is no different, especially in the wacky field trial or hunt test environment.
None of this will help you shoot more birds or make your dogs steadier. But in the long run, you will be enriched by the memories you make, the friendships forged. The journey will rise a notch or two on your life list.
Archery Trade Association’s leaders expect its balance of new and improved features will make 2015’s Show the biggest and best yet. Returning to Indy — the favored Show location based on ATA member surveys — is a positive and much-anticipated move.
When archery pros reviewed the first half of 2014, they found it paid to stock a wide variety of arrows and bowsights. More customers are turning to quick-adjusting single-pin sights, and interest in bowfishing keeps growing.