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Buck Rub Outfitters: Inside Retailing

Buck Rub Outfitters: Inside Retailing

Pewaukee’s Buck Rub Outfitters calls itself Wisconsin’s #1 Archery Pro-Shop and Range, [a] One-Stop Shop for All Your Archery Needs,” and rightfully so. Rather than list all the myriad services and perks the shop offers, it would be difficult to find anything they don’t offer. If you’re in the market for equipment, they offer all...
A Closer Look at Today’s Top Arrows

A Closer Look at Today’s Top Arrows

Black Eagle Vintage Traditional Crested Arrows   The Vintage arrow is a traditional option for archers who use a compound bow, recurve or both. This high-quality wood-grain carbon arrow has a hand-painted cresting. Each Vintage arrow must pass strict quality-control procedures. The Duracoat wood grain overlay-finish allows refletching and cresting. Vintage arrows are straightness-sorted, spine-matched,...
Archery Shoppe: Inside Retailing

Archery Shoppe: Inside Retailing

In this month’s Inside Retailing column, we introduced you to Albuquerque’s Archery Shoppe. What we love most about the Shoppe is their level of community engagement. Archery Shoppe is the home of the New Mexico Chili Peppers JOAD chapter. In February they hosted the 2017 New Mexico State Indoor Championships, and they also recently hosted the New...
Archery Equipment: Expand Your Arrow Rest Selection

Archery Equipment: Expand Your Arrow Rest Selection

Buck Rub Outfitters Magne’ Drop  The Magne’ Drop eliminates springs and triggers by replacing them with powerful Neodymium Rare Earth Magnets that never break, weardown, or stretch – all while offering arrow containment, fletching clearance, and tune-ability that is second to none in the industry. The rest features mirror image parts so it can be...
Reconsider Stabilizers: A Look at Today's Cutting Edge Stabilizers

Reconsider Stabilizers: A Look at Today’s Cutting Edge Stabilizers

.30-06 K3 Quarterback Stabilizer The Quarterback Stabilizer has six rubber dampeners and a rubber o-ring with a patent-pending front-hollow damper that holds up to 10 quarters for a weight-forwarding effect. Acting in the same way that a heavy barrel steadies a target rifle, this weighted end-damper helps keep a bow on target. Quarterback Stabilizer owners...
Sight Roundup: 2017 Bow Sights

Sight Roundup: 2017 Bow Sights

.30-06 Outdoors Longitude The Longitude Bow Sight has a lot of unique features that help bowhunters zero-in with ease. A signature drive-shaft system allows shooters to readjust their yardage without disconnecting their release from the D-loop. The extra-long dovetail rail also provides excellent peep and sight housing adjustment. The Longitude has a magnifier so bowhunters...
Flex-Fletch: Industry 5Q

Flex-Fletch: Industry 5Q

Vanes are a vital but often unappreciated aspect of arrow flight. We spoke with Vince and Dan Grundman, owners of Flex-Fletch, to learn about the many amazing things their vanes offer. Learn more at flexfletch.com. Flex-Fletch has been in the industry a long time. How did it all start? Flex-Fletch vanes were developed by Roger...
International Archery: Keeping Arrows Flying

International Archery: Keeping Arrows Flying

Did you know archery is one of the oldest sports? Depending on whom you ask, the exact time when ancient people started using a bow and arrow is debatable. Some claim it arose from the late stone age while others believe it dates back anywhere from 10,000 to 50,000 years. What historians and academics do...
2017 Archery & Bowhunting Gear: Custom Arrow Gear

2017 Archery & Bowhunting Gear: Custom Arrow Gear

      The Allen Company Fat Belly Bullet Points Allen developed the Fat Belly Bullet Points to make target-shooting easier and more productive. The “Fat Belly” tapered shape creates a larger diameter impact-channel than the arrow’s shaft, making them easier to remove than standard bullet points. The Fat Belly’s unique shape eases arrow-extraction from...
2017 Broadheads: Widen Your Broadhead Selection

2017 Broadheads: Widen Your Broadhead Selection

        The Allen Company   The Power Point Chisel Broadhead from The Allen Company is designed for high-speed shooting and deep penetration. This compact 3-blade includes a conservative 1-inch cutting diameter with large vents to minimize surface area and ensure top-notch flight and accuracy. The head starts penetration right with a steel-cutting...
Wisconsin Archery Shop: Ryan's Sport Shop - Inside Retailing

Wisconsin Archery Shop: Ryan’s Sport Shop – Inside Retailing

“We’ve got it all, spring, summer, winter, or fall!” Ryan’s Sport Shop is one of those awesome country gems were you can swing by to pick up gear and beer, or you can stick around and enjoy their DART video archery system to hone your skills. With over 50 big-name brands in guns, ammo, archery...
Alaska Bear Hunting: Crossbow Hunting Alaskan Bruins

Alaska Bear Hunting: Crossbow Hunting Alaskan Bruins

By Scott Haugen With the skiff anchored I wasted no time moving across the moss-covered forest floor. My goal was to quickly cover the 300-yard stretch of trees on this long, narrow little island and come out on the western shore, where moments prior I’d glassed a nice black bear feeding along the shoreline. Bear...