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Archery Traditions of Oklahoma: Inside Retailing WebXtra

Archery Traditions of Oklahoma: Inside Retailing WebXtra

Archery Traditions of Oklahoma is a family owned archery pro shop operated by the owner Ken Wilkins, his wife, daughter and brother. The shop’s mission is to promote archery and give people of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to enjoy the sport. This pro shop offers an indoor range with 16 extremely wide shooting...
Bigshot Archery: Industry 5Q WebXtra

Bigshot Archery: Industry 5Q WebXtra

Necessity is the mother of invention. This is what drove Al Perelli to create what we now know as Bigshot Targets. After shooting through target after target in a matter of weeks, Al decided to create something that would last shot after shot for both mechanical and fixed broadheads. After weeks of trial and error,...
Spot Shooter Archery: Inside Retailing WebXtra

Spot Shooter Archery: Inside Retailing WebXtra

Spot Shooter Archery began in a small bedroom in the basement of Jim and Bibi Beasley’s home in 2002, and since then has grown into the incredible 2,500 square foot building it occupies today. Spot Shooter Archery also now has a 16-foot Team Spot Shooter trailer that acts as a travel archery store that travels...
Bowfishing Basics

Bowfishing Basics

Bowfishing is an excellent way to ease your mind as you eagerly wait for the fall hunting season to arrive. Dip your toes in the water this summer and start bowfishing with these simple tips. First thing is first; you don’t need expensive gear to begin your journey of bowfishing. Many have the impression that...
Spring Turkey Hunting Tips

Spring Turkey Hunting Tips

Turkey hunters become addicted to the vibrant tail fans, reverberating gobbles, warm spring days and the in-your-face action these birds provide. In addition, they are a very worthy bowhunting adversary. These birds spend 12 months a year dodging predators like coyotes, foxes, bobcats and hunters. Their beady eyes miss nothing, and their ears can detect...
Victory Archery: Industry 5Q WebXtra

Victory Archery: Industry 5Q WebXtra

Victory Archery has solidified its reputation as a leading innovator in the arrow market. Victory Archery offers exceptional archery products for hunters and target archers. Each arrow undergoes rigorous quality control processes for maximum performance and reliability. They are constantly researching physical and chemical compounds for cutting-edge, innovative and high-quality products. Victory Archery is the...
Jim-Bows Archery: Inside Retailing WebXtra

Jim-Bows Archery: Inside Retailing WebXtra

Jim-Bows Archery started in 1999 by Jim Johnson, an avid archer for over 30 years in Calgary, and a second location was opened in 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta with co-owners Carson Toy and Dave Schlottke. The Calgary location is housed in an 8000-square-foot building with a 4,000-square-foot range with 24 lanes that go out to...
Shed Hunting Beginner's Guide

Shed Hunting Beginner’s Guide

By Rachael Reginek-Krenz Shed hunting is the pursuit of naturally shed antlers by antler-bearing animals like elk, moose, caribou, and deer. Shed hunting is quickly gaining popularity as an excuse to scout new hunting grounds and a way to nurture those hunting urges. This pastime hobby dates back to prehistoric times, but still remains relevant...
Breadcrumb Bluetooth Trackable Nock: Industry 5Q WebXtra

Breadcrumb Bluetooth Trackable Nock: Industry 5Q WebXtra

By Rachael Reginek-Krenz One of the last things any hunter wants to do is lose a favorite arrow, or worst of all, lose the whole animal. The founders of Breadcrumb took this problem head on and created a solution that bowhunters around the nation are raving about. Breadcrumb is a relatively new company founded by...
M&M Archery Range and Pro Shop: Inside Retailing WebXtra

M&M Archery Range and Pro Shop: Inside Retailing WebXtra

By Rachael Reginek-Krenz Melvin and Krysta Wright began M&M Archery Range and Pro Shop as a home-based business in 2009, and by 2013 the shop was moved to a 6,400-square-foot facility with 18 shooting lanes reaching up to 40 yards. This shop houses 3 full-time and 4 part-time employees and a number of popular archery...
Bear Creek Archery: Inside Retailing Web Xtra

Bear Creek Archery: Inside Retailing Web Xtra

Bear Creek Archery opened its doors in 1989. Dave, Sandy, and Steve Marsh took over the shop in 2015. The shop is housed in a 6,000-squarefoot building with one story with 16 shooting lanes that reach 30 yards. Including the three owners, the shop is staffed by five full-time and five part-time employees. About 75...
SIK Broadheads: Industry 5Q Web Xtra

SIK Broadheads: Industry 5Q Web Xtra

Inside Archery explored the research and development process for SIK Broadheads, a new subsidiary from the parent company of Bear Archery, Escalade Sports. We asked Chris Parrish, product development manager; Jack Borcherding, marketing manager; and David Hahn, engineer, about SIK’s three new broadheads. SIK broadheads has been in R&D for over 4 years. Each model...