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(1992) The Traditional Bowyers Bible Volume 1. The Lyons Press. In modern archery, a compound bow is a bow that uses a levering system, usually of cables and pulleys, to bend the limbs. [1]. "Video Tutorial: 2016 PSE Draw Length Adjustment". Retrieved 7 April 2018. While the Pro Defiant isn't a burner, it upholds the reputation that Hoyt is known for— quietness and accuracy. Equipped with a QAD Ultra Rest drop-away rest and Trophy Ridge React sight, this bow drove tacks regardless of the yardage. However, there are some youth-oriented compound bows with low draw weights that have no let-off and have a maximum draw length deliberately set farther than the majority of young shooters would reach. This effectively makes the bow function very similar to a recurve, with the draw length determined by the shooter's preferred anchor point. This removes the necessity to adjust the bow draw length or use a different bow for different shooters (or to change bows as the shooter gets older). An example of this type of bow is the Genesis, which is standard equipment in the U.S. National Archery in the Schools Program. Limbs are made of fiberglass-based composite materials and are capable of taking high tensile and compressive forces. The limbs store all the energy of the bow– no energy is stored in the pulleys and cables. Draw weights of adult compound bows generally fall between 40 and 80 pounds, enabling arrow speeds of 250 to 370 feet per second. Some front sights are magnifying and/or adjustable for targets at different distances. Some sights have multiple "pins" set up for targets at different distances. ] There are two measurement standards of this quantity - AMO and IBO speed. AMO is defined as the initial velocity of a 35 g / 540 grain arrow when shot from a bow with a peak draw weight of 270 N / 60 lbf and draw length 76 cm / 30 inches. IBO speed is defined as the initial velocity of a 22.7 g / 350 grain arrow shot from a bow with a peak draw weight of 300 N / 70 lbf and a draw length of 76 cm / 30 inches. This page was last edited on 23 March 2019, at 23:13 (UTC). Get the latest deer hunting news, tips and tactics in your inbox!. Follow along as he shares his adventures, experiences and knowledge of the white-tailed deer. These are most of the baseline factors used to compare bows. These are the things that most people care about. In general, compound bows are widely used in target practice and hunting. The relatively low holding weight of a compound bow compared to a recurve bow makes the compound more sensitive to certain shooting form faults when the archer is at full draw. In particular, it's easier for the archer to torque (twist) the bow around the vertical axis, leading to left-right errors, and also a plucked or snatched release can have more effect. Arrow stiffness (spine) is an important parameter in finding arrows that will shoot accurately from any particular bow (see Archer's paradox ), the spine varying with both the construction and length of the arrow. ( Learn how and when to remove this template message ). Another important consideration is that the IBO (International Bowhunter Organization) recommends at least 5 grains of total arrow weight per pound of draw weight as a safety buffer. This means a bow that draws 60 lb would need at least a 300 grain finished-with-tip arrow. Shooting arrows lighter than this guideline risks damage to the bow similar to that caused by dry-firing, which can in turn cause injury to the archer or anyone standing nearby. Shooting arrows that are too light also voids most manufacturer warranties. All in all, this is a fantastic bow. It's worth your hard-earned cash. The new string angle, unparalleled quietness and utmost accuracy are three great reasons to choose this bow. As a deer hunter, a slightly slower speed and a minimal increase in vibration doesn't bother me. I'll take the ultra-quiet and super-accurate bow any day. And that's the main reason why I've chosen the Hoyt Pro Defiant to hunt with during the 2017-18 deer season. Paterson, W. F. "Encyclopaedia of Archery". St. Martin's Press, 1984, p. 18. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. 2019 Whitetail Report: New Deer-Related Automobile Accident Trends. PSE Archery Adds Two New Members to Its Sales Team. Black Gold 's (406-388-9060) popular Ascent Verdict bow sights are now available with the X-Frame base ($249 to $260). Strong and light, the X-Frame is fully adjustable on all three axis planes. The Dial-of-Death adjustment wheel is durable and easy to use, even at the moment of truth. The Ascent Verdict is available in one-, three- and five-pin models. Why HHA? With over 30 years in the industry and the past 14 as the leader in single pin technology, the masses have spoken. The Optimizer is hands down the brand of choice for movable sight aficionados everywhere. American made and backed by a 100% lifetime warranty, it's packed with exclusive features that set HHA apart from the competition. If you haven't yet, get yours today and Join The Crowd! 7222 Townline Road Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Phone: 1-800-548-7812. Ultra-light and compact, the new EX5 from Elite (877-503-5483) offers a synthetic five-pin aperture; the ArmedGuard Fiber-Management System protects the fibers. The EX5 boasts tough.019 Rhino Pins and a Smart-Mount bar with three sets of mounting holes. Other features include laser-engraved markings for elevation, windage and individual pin adjustment, and an enclosed rheostat light for adjustable pin brightness. The Next 35 From a single product in 1984 to one of the most recognized and respected brands in archery, we have so much to be thankful for. To anyone who has ever put an HHA product on their bow, thank you. Your continued support will keep us focused on the seasons ahead. One of the most respected and recognized brands in archery since 1984. Aptly named, the Longitude ($229) from.30-06 Outdoors (614-409-9300) features a long drive shaft that allows archers to dial in the exact range easily without having to reach around to the front of the riser. The dovetail rail allows for accurate, fine adjustments when aligning the aluminum housing with the peep. Hunters who also spend the off-season in league play will appreciate having two swappable heads– a single-pin housing and a three-pin model, both of which feature bright, durable.019 fiber optics. The kit also includes a sight light, magnifier and levels. This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Should You Stock More Treestands and Ground Blinds?. Outdoor Retailers who already get great content delivered right to their inbox. The single-pin crowd is going to love the Stealth Band color customization and smooth, friction-free dial-to-the-yard nature of Fuse's (801-363-2990) Cybex Single-Pin. A bright stainless-steel vertical pin rises from the center of the bulletproof housing, and windage and elevation adjustments are quick and simple via the easy-to-locate adjustment knobs. The Quick-Adjust Slider requires only a simple flip of the thumb but locks down tight. Resting on the opposite side of the adjustment wheel, the tape is easily identifiable and protected from the elements. Sure, range time is great, but in the wild, a shot might require the hunter to kneel, squat or twist. To compensate for these odd angles, Copper John (315-258-9269) invented the TST ($115 to $125) with Torque Synchronizing Technology. By mounting the sight on the inside of the riser, the.019 pins and the point of the arrow move in conjunction any time the bow is torqued, such as when the user is taking shots at odd angles. Fully adjustable with second- and third-axis assembly, the TST features aluminum frame construction and fully shielded optical fibers. Which HHA Product is right for you? Our product guide will find the correct sight for your needs. Sights World's #1 Selling Single Pin Adjustable Bow Sight. New for the sight accessory world, Spot Hogg (888-302-7768) is offering the MRT Pin Guard, which is currently available to fit all 2017 three- or five-pin Spot-Hogg sights. (A seven-pin option is in the works.) Two multi-ring options– small or large– allow for precise peep-to-sight alignment, delivering maximum accuracy in nearly all light conditions, from near dark to bright sunlight. A larger level is easier to see, and the fiber optics are protected from damage thanks to full-coverage pins that are independently adjustable on a micro-level. The MRT accepts most lenses without the need for adapters. Service members purchasing HHA products with the discount program will see the proceeds go directly back to the veteran community through several charitable organizations as well as in the form of archery and crossbow hunts. Accessories Upgrades and replacement parts for your Optimizer. Value hunters will be happy to hear Axion Archery has dropped the price of the popular Vue ($88) and made it available in the hot Kryptek Highlander camo pattern. The sight still boasts durable, lightweight CNC-machined 6061T aluminum construction and the archer's choice of.019 or.009 fiber-optic pins. The 2-inch pin guard is fitted with a glowing ring to reduce the chance of torque and includes both a level and rheostat-adjustable blue light. Windage and elevation adjustments are straightforward, and the sight is laser-etched with reference marks for quicker, easier sight-in sessions. Apex Gear (877-701-2739) is offering a single-pin sight without the pin. Confused? Don't be. The Covert Pro ($245) exchanges a tactile pin for a green LED Power-Dot, offering the ultimate in aiming points in a sliding sight for any range. The adjustable LED cycles through 11 different settings for optimum viewing in all light conditions. Gear-driven elevation controls and a gravity-aided rotational axis mean the pin is always on target. The package includes 120 pre-marked elevation tapes and a neoprene lens cover. The Covert Pro's battery lasts 400 hours under normal conditions and has a four-hour auto shutoff. Which HHA Product is right for you? Our product guide will find the correct sight for your needs. For 2017, Black Gold (406-388-9060) offers a sight that is micro-adjustable on the first, second and third axis– an industry first. The Competition Sight ($425 to $435) includes a micro-adjustable gang windage assembly, a lockable quick-slide wheel, 20-click vertical knob and 24-pitch drive screw. This sight is available in either a 6-inch or 9-inch dovetail construction. TruGlo (888-887-8456) has upgraded the popular Range Rover Pro. The new Range Rover Pro ($245) is fitted with a next-generation green LED featuring digital, push-button control that resets to the last used level of brightness when powered on. The Zero-In adjustment dial is easy to set up with 80 pre-marked yardage tapes included and an adjustable end-of-travel stop. Yardage and windage locks are micro-adjustable with a tool-less knob and lock. Other features include a ½-inch diameter sight dot to reduce torque and laser-engraved windage/elevation hash marks. For bowhunters who like a crosshair-style scope, Axcel Sights (434-929-2800) is offering the AccuHunter Plus bow sight ($240) with the AV Hunter scope option. This includes a crosshair insert, along with the company's torque-ring indicator and a unique sliding rheostat. The rheostat is adjustable, so users can set pin brightness at the perfect level for any light condition– no more flare or washed-out pin. Both the Plus model and the straight, single-pin AccuHunter feature Axcel's FirePin, which is ultra-bright thanks to the company's proprietary fiber-optic wrap. The whole package is built into a durable housing and solid bracket with individual elevation and windage locks and an adjustable dead stop at the 20-yard mark. In July 2013 the New South Wales Government disbanded the Game Council, and temporarily suspended licensed hunting in NSW State forests. [24]. The Pope and Young Club, founded in 1961 and named in honor of Pope and his friend, Arthur Young, became one of North America's leading bowhunting and conservation organizations. Founded as a nonprofit scientific organization, the Club was patterned after the Boone and Crockett Club and advocated responsible bowhunting by promoting quality, fair chase hunting, and sound conservation practices. Modern game archery owes much of its success to Fred Bear, an American bow hunter and bow manufacturer. [5]. In another study from Maryland, archers who had passed a pre-season accuracy test claimed that 82% of deer hit were recovered within 24 hours. [32]. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 September 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2013. There are no special seasons for bowhunters or for hunting with a firearm. [18]. Archer's Craft. Adrian E Hodgkin. Llanerch Press; Facsimile of 1951 edition (31 May 1996). Arrows, bows and sights are commonly of the more modern varieties. However, all effective variations, including crossbows and wooden bows launching wooden arrows with stone points, are used. Arrowheads are chosen to ensure lethality. Broadheads feature blades that jut out from the shaft at an angle to cause more damage to the target; some models have retractable blades that only deploy once they hit the target. Legal status of bowhunting in Europe with countries allowing bowhunting in green. (PDF). 1996. Retrieved 22 August 2012. "Researchers in Wisconsin". As quoted in Dr Ed Ashby, Horace Gore - Whitetail Project Director, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (1996). "ARROW LETHALITY. Part I: Introduction - The Need for Knowledge". Traditional Bowyers Encyclopedia: The Bowhunting and Bowmaking World of the Nation's Top Crafters of Longbows and Recurves. Skyhorse Pub. p. 73. ISBN. There is an active bow hunters' society. [19]. In the United States and Canada, as with other styles of hunting, bowhunting is regulated by individual provinces and states. Regulations often address issues such as which area to hunt in, what time of year (season), and which sex and species of game may be taken. In many cases, a special archery season is set aside, to minimize interference from rifle hunters. While bowhunting can run into rifle hunting seasons, hunter orange is typically required to be worn during the cross over seasons. In addition, in an effort to maximize game recovery and shot lethality, there are often technical regulations, such as a minimum draw weight, minimum width of head, and lack of barbs. [16]. Zimbabwe has legally permitted hunting with compound bows since 1989 as an exception, and since 1999 under formal legislation. Minimum arrow weights and bow draws are mandated. Bowhunting is only allowed on private or tribal lands, but not in national parks. Bowhunters must be accompanied by licensed guides or professional hunters. [26]. New Zealand Department of Conservation. "Activity Finder - Hunting". Retrieved 6 May 2009. Bowhunting is practised in Australia and is not specifically subject to regulation by law. Only non-native species are recognized as game by the Australian Bowhunters Association. However, native species may be killed during government-authorized culls. [20]. Pope, Saxton (1926), Adventurous Bowmen: field notes on African archery, New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. "More Bowhunting Information". Australian Bowhunters Association. 13 June 2009. Archived from the original on 17 February 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2018. An annual 3 day field shoot tournament is held every Queen's Birthday Weekend at various locations throughout New Zealand. Bowhunters must have permission to hunt on private land, and they cannot hunt in DOC lands, national parks, or any other reserves without a permit. All native species are protected; only introduced species are legal quarry. (PDF). Retrieved 22 August 2012. As quoted in Dr Ed Ashby. Picture of Pope taken while grizzly hunting at Yellowstone. and "shot placement is, for all practical purposes, random". [31].