Essential Accessories

The Top Components and Gadgets You Need for a Successful Crossbow Shooting 

TenPoint’s Invader is ready for action. CREDIT: Courtesy of TenPoint

By Wendy Wilson

It’s a huge world out there.

Some accessories do one thing; others do another. How do you know what you need?

Well, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re a novice crossbow hunter or a seasoned enthusiast, this article will provide you with the top accessories crossbow experts recommend and why you should have them.  Continue reading


Seven High-Quality Scopes

By Tracy Breen

A good red-dot scope like this one can make or break a shot of a lifetime.

You’re sky-high. You just purchased your first crossbow package, and it’s complete with bolts, broadheads, a sling and a scope. You are stylin’, big time…until you look through the scope. Nothing brings you closer to your quarry than a crystal-clear scope with up-close-and-personal magnification, but looking through this one is like squinting through the fog on the San Francisco Bay. Can you say upgrade?

Fortunately, there are a nice variety of new scopes on the market that are designed specifically for crossbows. We’ve dialed them in for you, so read carefully to find one that will fit your needs.  Continue reading

12 Tips for Expert Crossbow Shooting

By Bob Robb

No mistake about it—modern crossbows are sophisticated hunting tools.

How do you load a crossbow? How do you pull its string back? What’s the trigger like? Do they kick like a rifle? Are they noisy? Are they accurate, and at what distances? Do they have power to kill a deer?

When I first started shooting modern crossbows several years ago, I had no idea what to expect. Like many who had never played with them, these tools confused me. I had seen them on TV, but without ever handling one, I wasn’t sure about many things. Was I surprised!  Continue reading

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