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Tech Tips- Whitetails and Mechanical Broadheads
Posted on December 6, 2013

  Whitetails and Mechanical Broadheads Today’s bows and arrows are technologically advanced, but does this mean you can just screw on any broadhead and hunt? Common sense says no. By Joe Bell Each season in deer camp, I notice more and more bowhunters using expanding-blade broadheads over smaller fixed-blade-style heads. … more

To be an ethical bowhunter, you must have intimate knowledge of a deer or elk’s vital organ structure, so you can deliver a killing shot accordingly. Photos courtesy of National Bowhunter Education Foundation

How to Stay Mentally Tough at Crunch Time: Taking Ethical Shots
Posted on May 29, 2013

Exclusive BOW & ARROW HUNTING Feature Series: Check out this excerpt from Joe Bell’s recent book, “TECHNICAL BOWHUNTING, The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Performance.” Learn how to stay mentally tough and deliver at the moment of truth. This segment covers how to learn when to shoot and when to draw. … more

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How to Stay Mentally Tough at Crunch Time: Knowing When to Shoot & Draw
Posted on May 26, 2013

Exclusive BOW & ARROW HUNTING Feature Series: Check out this excerpt from Joe Bell’s recent book, “TECHNICAL BOWHUNTING, The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Performance.” Learn how to stay mentally tough and deliver at the moment of truth. This segment covers how to learn when to shoot and when to draw. … more

The author remembers feeling a strong dose of buck fever while drawing down on this Wyoming whitetail. His saving grace was aiming intensely at where he wanted to hit, which seemed to force a good shot.

How to Stay Mentally Tough at Crunch Time: Gaining confidence
Posted on May 24, 2013

Exclusive BOW & ARROW HUNTING Feature Series: Check out this excerpt from Joe Bell’s recent book, “TECHNICAL BOWHUNTING, The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Performance.” Learn how to stay mentally tough and deliver at the moment of truth. This segment covers how you can gain confidence and be a better hunter. … more

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How to Stay Mentally Tough at Crunch Time: The Pre-Shot Checklist
Posted on May 22, 2013

Exclusive BOW & ARROW HUNTING Feature Series: Check out this excerpt from Joe Bell’s recent book, “TECHNICAL BOWHUNTING, The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Performance.” Learn how to stay mentally tough and deliver at the moment of truth. This segment covers an important part of the preparation stage: the pre-shot checklist. … more

Consistent bowhunting success doesn’t just happen. To make high-pressure shots again and again, you must have a system in place, such as a mental drill you go through just prior to hitting full draw.

How to Stay Mentally Tough at Crunch aTime: Power of practice
Posted on May 19, 2013

Exclusive BOW & ARROW HUNTING Feature Series: Check out this excerpt from Joe Bell’s recent book, “TECHNICAL BOWHUNTING, The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Performance.” Learn how to stay mentally tough and deliver at the moment of truth. This segment covers the power of practice.   “What this power is I … more

Limb-activated drop-away rests such as the Limb Driver have proven extremely accurate, since they stay up long and drop quickly for vanes to clear.

Ask the Editor: Best Drop-Away
Posted on April 26, 2013

Q: Joe, I’m about to buy a Mathews Z7 Xtreme. I understand that you like the AAE and Limb Driver rests. What about the Mathews Downforce rest? I’ve read that it does not put any pressure tension on the cable. Is this correct? It looks as if it connects to … more

The Razortrick broadhead combines traditional cut-on-impact design with a compact profile, which allows the head to fly exceptionally well, despite speeds above 300 fps. Its 1 1/8-inch cut and 4-blade pattern offers the perfect meet-in-the-middle design for high-performance gear.

Razortrick Vs. Slick Trick
Posted on July 6, 2012

Q: Hi Joe. I’m a huge fan of your magazine. When I can’t bowhunt or shoot everyday, your magazine offers that joy I’m looking for to offset the downtime. Thanks for that. Now for my tech question. I notice you write often as saying Slick Trick broadheads are one of … more