Before You Shoot

By Wendy Wilson 

Photos: John Hafner Photos courtesy of TenPoint Crossbow Technologies

It’s the start of archery season, but you haven’t pulled your crossbow out of its case since last year.

The bow’s cables appear strong, its screws remain in place and the scope and accessories look to be in working order, but it’s not ready to hit the woods until you perform some pre-season maintenance.

Although you should always follow your bow manufacturer’s instructions for specific details on how to maintain your crossbow, here are some tasks you should complete before you hit the trail to make sure your weapon is ready—and safe.  Continue reading

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The World’s 7 Best Crossbow-Hunting Tips

By Bob Humphrey

When you take care of your strings and cables, they’ll take care of you.

You don’t take your sport lightly. You provide quality care for your crossbow that rivals the love you show your car. Your desire to improve each time outrivals the desire that Michael Jordan had when he showed game in and game out during his illustrious NBA career.

To make sure you’re locked on in all aspects of your sport, we have seven first-class tips that will turn you into a seasoned pro in no time. And before you know it, you’ll be shooting with the accuracy of a Trident missile.  Continue reading

10 Myths vs 10 Facts on Contemporary Crossbows

Seven-year-old Casey (shown with his mom) proves that, with proper training, crossbows can be safe and enjoyable, even for youngsters.

By Ron Roberts

Crossbows are hot. There is a growing army of crossbow enthusiasts, and they are passionate about these weapons and everything about them. But, like other distinctive pursuits, myths abound, often to the detriment of crossbow shooters and to the avocation itself. Misinformation is out there, and it’s fueling the fire of those who don’t really know. Fortunately, however, truth is on our side.

So, what are 10 of the wildest crossbow myths and 10 of the most important crossbow facts? Read on. Continue reading