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  1. How to Shoot the 101-Yard Bigfoot Target in Redding, Calif.

    Every year, the Straight Arrow Bowhunters in Redding, Calif., host the Western Classic Trail Shoot and NFAA Marked 3D Championship. And one of the iconic targets featured at this combined event is a custom-built Bigfoot, which is shot from a distance of 101 yards. In this video, we talked to professional archers Christine Harrelson and Chris Bee to get some...
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  2. EXPLAINED: World Archery 3D Championship Classes

    The World Archery 3D Championships features competition in four classes, each with separate divisions for men and women. In this video, we explain the basic rules that separate the Barebow, Compound, Instinctive and Longbow classes. These classes exist within other organizations, but the World Archery rules for each are unique. World Archery’s 3D Championships are held every other year in...
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  3. AMATEUR CORNER: Anthony Young

    AMATEUR CORNER: Anthony Young

    At the 2019 Winter Can Am Classic in Syracuse, N.Y., March 8-10, Anthony Young was about as amateur as you can get. “This is the first serious tournament I’ve ever done,” said the 23-year-old from Lewistown, Pa. Yet when the tournament ended, Young, who works as a CNC machine operator for an ultrasound company, took home the top prize in...
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  4. 2019 Prime Logic CT3

    Prime Archery unveiled the Logic CT3 as one of its flagship hunting compound bows for 2019. In the video, LAS TechXpert P.J. Reilly runs through the features of the CT3. The CT3 measures 33 inches long, with a 6.25-inch brace height and IBO speed rating of 335 feet per second. It features Prime parallel cam system and the "centergy" technology...
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  5. 2019 Obsession FX6, FX7, FXL and Lawless Compound Bows

    Obsession Bows has unveiled the FX6, FX7, FXL and Lawless compound bows as flagships in its lineup of offerings for 2019. In this video, LAS TechXpert P.J. Reilly runs through the features of these four Obsession bows. All of the bows features Obsession's new OB Traxx cam, which offers improved speed and drawing comfort and a letoff of 90%. The...
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  6. Five Great 2018 Hunting Bows for Under $700

    Five Great 2018 Hunting Bows for Under $700

    We understand. Not every bowhunter can afford to – or wants to – plunk down $1,000 for a new compound bow. It’s just not in the budget. Fortunately, you don’t have to. Bow manufacturers are recognizing that the $1,000 plateau is just too high for some customers to climb, and so they are offering quality compounds for about a third...
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  7. Four Products that make arrow pulling easier

    Four Products that make arrow pulling easier

    As winter turns to spring, and the weather starts getting nice, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor archery games – 3D, field archery, 50 meters for compounds, 70 meters for recurves, etc. And while it can be a problem on some indoor ranges, difficulty in removing arrows from targets and target butts really seems prevalent in the outdoor games...
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  8. What You Need to Know About the 2018 ASA Tour

    What You Need to Know About the 2018 ASA Tour

    With the Archery Shooters Association (ASA) Pro/Am in Foley, Ala., set for Feb. 22-25, the 2018 outdoor 3-D season is official underway. Funny, it seems like The Vegas Shoot and Lancaster Archery Classic just ended. But it is time to think about foam. To think about shooting animal targets placed at odd distances in varying light conditions. To think about...
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  9. PODCAST: Erin McGladdery, 2017 IBO National Triple Crown Champion

    PODCAST: Erin McGladdery, 2017 IBO National Triple Crown Champion

    Erin McGladdery. Remember that name. You'll probably be hearing it quite a bit in the world of professional 3-D archery going forward. As a rookie pro in 2017, McGladdery, who hails from rural Saskatchewan, Canada, shot on the ASA and IBO circuits, and managed to take the coveted IBO National Triple Crown Championship title. She also finished third at the...
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  10. Lancaster Archery Academy Holds S3DA Basic Instructor Course

    Lancaster Archery Academy Holds S3DA Basic Instructor Course

    Lancaster Archery Academy on Dec. 10 is hosting a Basic Instructor Course for coaches and educators interested in participating in the Scholastic 3D Archery program. The popularity of 3D archery is exploding across the country, thanks to weekend club shoots and the annual tournament circuits organized by Archery Shooters Association (ASA) and the International Bowhunting Organization (IBO). S3DA is a...
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