Crossbows are sort of an enigma. Despite the fact that they launch a very short arrow they still aren’t considered a bow. And, just because they are held and fired like a gun doesn’t exactly mean they are considered a firearm. And therein lies the debate. Hunters have voiced their opinions on which “category” this weapon should fall under for years. Still, whatever camp you agree with one thing is for certain—crossbows increase hunter participation.
ARCHERY ADVICE FOR KIDS
With fall archery season upon us, many young hunters will be venturing into the field with a bow for the very first time. So how can young hunters be successful with a bow? What are the basics of archery for kids? Archery can be an incredibly fun way to hunt, but before you let it fly, make sure you have the basics down
TURKEY HUNTING WITH A BOW
Add extra challenge, excitement to your hunt! Bill Lewis, a Nebraska Bowhunter Education and Archery Mentor Program instructor (also pro staffer for Mathews Solocam Bows, Primos Hunting Calls and Mossy Oak Camouflage) who has bowhunted turkeys for 25 years, shares these hunting tips.