Firenock APS (Arrow Preparation System) – Review

Firenock APS Spin Testing Broadhead

Firenock APS Spin Testing Broadhead

Like some of you, I like to “tinker” with archery gear.

Some of this gear is brand new to the industry, some just appear to more to my liking in design and function and some I have never heard of but found during my research, this brings me to Firenock!

Several years ago, in my search for a reliable lighted nock, I came across the Firenock S1. I tested against two other brands and found the Firenock S1 to be hands-down better, more reliable and easier to use that the other two lighted nocks that I tested. Unfortunately, my hunting rig was stolen that year, so I was never able to complete my review of a full hunting season with photos…

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Elite Introduces 2017 Option Series

Elite Archery Option 7West Henrietta, NY (January 10, 2017) – For 2017, ELITE Archery has built upon the belief that your bow should feel as great as it looks—without sacrificing any performance. The result is the Option Series™, built around the basic principle that your bow must always perform as well as you do, especially under less than ideal conditions.

From the axles to the grip—and everything in between—each of the two bows in the Option Series allows shootability to take on a new shape while continuing to utilize the industry-leading technologies Elite has become known for. The 32-inch axle-to-axle Option 6 and Option 7 deliver speed and precision with a newly engineered design that maximizes performance from each bows respective 6 or 7-inch brace heights. Utilizing a 7075 T6 skeletonized riser with dual Riser Cages the Option series features a 65% greater strength-to-weight ratio than previous models in a 4.3lb package. The new LTR (Linear Tunable Roller Guard™) roller guard provides the finest tune an ELITE has ever seen. Delivering blistering speeds of up to 342 fps I.B.O. the Option Series continues ELITE’s tradition of a stable shooting platform with performance, forgiveness and style. [Read more…]

Scott Archery Unleashes the Echo

Scott Archery EchoSCOTT’s experience meets innovation to create the all-new Hyper Jaw™.

Clay City, KY – SCOTT Releases, the industry leader in release aid technology, has tapped into its 35-year legacy to match experience with innovation and create the Echo™ index finger release.

The focal point of the Echo is the new Hyper Jaw™ technology, resulting in a never-before-seen release head configuration. The independent jaws operate in perfect synchronization with one another, removing any lateral torque produced by inconsistencies in shooting form. [Read more…]

Put More Food on the Table with G5 Dead Meat Broadhead

G5 Dead Meat BroadheadSuper-tough construction, three-blade lethality.

Memphis, Michigan — As the leading manufacturer of archery equipment and design, G5® introduces the Dead Meat™ broadhead, a three-bladed design with the fineness to fly like a field point at long distances and the durability to put big game animals down—hard and fast. [Read more…]

Prime Archery Centergy Air Compound Bow

Prime Archery Centergy Air Compound BowCenter Balanced Targeting System creates unparalleled balance for unmatched accuracy.

Memphis, Michigan —Prime Archery®, by G5® Outdoors—the leading manufacturer of premium archery equipment, reveals the revolutionary Centergy Air™ compound bow, which focuses on industry-leading design to create a bow that offers a level of balance and stability never before available to archers, with a lighter riser and feel than the Prime Centergy. [Read more…]

The Prime Centergy Offers A Balanced Shooting Experience

G5 Prime Centergy Hunting Bow Optifade Elevated 2

Center Balanced Targeting System creates unparalleled balance for unmatched accuracy, allowing shooters to get locked on target—and stay locked on.

Memphis, Michigan —Prime Archery, by G5 Outdoors—the leading manufacturer of premium archery equipment, reveals the revolutionary Centergy line of compound bows, which focuses on industry-leading design to create a bow that offers a level of balance and stability never before available to archers.

In the three main parts of the draw cycle—the draw, the aim and the release—shooters spend the most time in the aiming process by far. The Centergy features Prime’s Center Balanced Targeting System—a riser design that’s built around a lower center of gravity—which drastically reduces pin movement, allowing you to keep your sight on target longer for more consistent accuracy. No other bow on the market will allow you to keep your pins on target and improve your accuracy like the Centergy. Get locked on, and stay locked on. [Read more…]

New Prime One STXv2 Series

Prime One STXv2 SeriesTakes Aim At Destroying The Competition
Proven lineage, brand-new riser design—unmatched accuracy.

Memphis, Michigan —Prime Archery®, by G5® Outdoors—the leading manufacturer of premium archery equipment for bowhunters and target shooters, presents the One V2, Series, drawing on the proven technology of the One Series while integrating major advancements in the design and construction of the new 82X aluminum riser. [Read more…]

CBE Introduces CBE SL4 Bowsight

Clay City, Ky – Hardcore bowhunters demand three things from their bowsights: bright pins, durability, and easy adjustments. Custom Bow Equipment (CBE) again delivers with the introduction of the new CBE SL4 bowsight. [Read more…]

2016 NASP National Youth Archery Tournament Breaks All Records

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM - NASPOver a 3-day period last week, multiple world records were broken in Louisville, Kentucky. The world’s largest indoor archery ranges, totaling more than a half-mile were set-up in just 20 hours at Kentucky’s Exposition Center. Then, over the next three days student archers broke the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®) national tournament record with 12,897 archers (up 7%). The NASP®/IBO 3D Challenge (“3D Challenge”) hosted 3,416 shooters (up 20%), and Centershot Ministries (archery in the church) had 953 archers (up 1,200%). Archers from 909 schools in 41 states and Washington D.C. competed, in these, the worlds largest archery tournaments! Female participation at Nationals was 47%, another record for NASP® by two points! [Read more…]

NASP Academic Archer Program Concludes with Over 8500 Students Enrolled

NATIONAL ARCHERY IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM - NASPUS and International response from educators and coaches to NASP’s new Academic Archer program has been outstanding! Registration concluded for the 2015/2016 school year on April 30th with 8,517 students enrolled into the program. Educators from 38 US states and two Canadian Provinces implemented the NASP Academic Archer Program with their students. [Read more…]