Doing everything the same on each shot is the key to consistent accuracy. Refining things like your muscle memory and focus will ensure more flawless performance.

Improve Your Form: Try these tips for smoother, more accurate shooting
Posted on August 6, 2014

Shoot With Eyes Shut One of the best things you can do for your shooting is to shoot with your eyes shut. This may sound a little funny to some but it’s practiced by most of the top archers on a regular basis. To shoot with your eyes shut, move … more

If your head is not over your body when shooting, it will cause tension in the arms and hands and can even put pressure on your back—all elements that will degrade accuracy.

Two Things You Need to Know About Shot Performance
Posted on February 13, 2014

Here are two critical steps for improving your shot performance. By Dick Tone Shooting In Balance One of the most important things you can concentrate on as a target shooter or a bowhunter is balance. Your balance or lack of balance will effect your shooting accuracy more than any other … more

The author and his bomber Illinois non-typical, which offered a hunting experience he'll never forget.

Illinois Brute
Posted on December 10, 2013

    After many ups and downs, this bowhunter finally gets his crack at a true one-of-a-kind monster buck.  Story and photos by Matt Frane It all started in August when my friend Jack was riding his four-wheeler out behind his property when, all of a sudden, a buck jumped … more

The wilderness can be rugged and unforgiving, but with the right mental focus you can accomplish anything.

Fear- Part I
Posted on November 7, 2013

Part I of two. Make sure you check back next week for Part II! The Mental Side The power of the mind can be amazing, but if your focus is on things like fear rather than success, you can kiss your hunt goodbye. Here are some tips to help you … more


7 Steps to Bow Tuning – Part 2
Posted on June 21, 2013

Check out the final three steps to making bow-tuning more effective. If you missed the first four steps, check out Part 1 or our post on things to remember about bow tuning for general info.   Step #5: Fine-Tune Arrow Flight This can be accomplished a number of ways, but … more

A precisely tuned bow maximizes accuracy, forgiveness, and arrow-penetrating power compared to a bow that is poorly tuned.After the tuning work is done, your field points and broadheads should group together nicely. A 40-yard group like this tells it all.

7 Steps to Bow Tuning – Part 1
Posted on June 19, 2013

Follow this process and you will find yourself with an efficient and accurate bow that will lend itself to confidence in the field come opening day. Check out the first 4 important steps to bow tuning! Every archery setup has one thing in common—they all fire a similar projectile. The … more


Things to Remember About Bow Tuning
Posted on June 16, 2013

Tuning can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. Ask 10 experienced archers how they tune their bows and you will get 11 different answers. Like the old adage, “There is more than one way to skin a cat,” there is certainly a multitude of ways to … more

Elk are “pocket” animals, and you must either cover a lot of ground finding such spots, or have prior knowledge of them so you can begin hunting from the get-go, instead of spending precious hunting time just searching.

Backcountry Elk Hunting Advice (PART 1)
Posted on May 1, 2013

Follow these tips for a more successful wilderness hunt. Part 1 of this segment will cover finding the right hot spots. Be sure to check back for the remaining sections which will cover additional elk hunting tips that you won’t want to miss!     It was mid-morning when my … more