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The Bowfishing Craze Submitted by: Mission Archery  Profile Photo

By Brodie Swisher It didn’t happen overnight, but it was nearly just as quick. The outdoor industry has witnessed the explosion of the sport of bowfishing into one of the quickest growing archery addictions across the country. Sure, people have been bowfishing for decades but in recent years bowfishing has experienced tremendous growth from a …

Becoming a Bowhunter Submitted by: Mission Archery  Profile Photo

by Hunting Life’s Marjorie Moss The Value of a Lesson My Mission Flare  is now ready. I’m starting to become familiar with all the parts of my bow and now it is time to learn how my bow works with me. Clearly, I need lessons. Let me begin by saying that this step – lessons …

Little Partners: A 3 Step Approach for Getting Your Kids Into Archery Submitted by: Mission Archery  Profile Photo

BY DEER & DEER HUNTING’S STEVE FLORES As an avid bow-hunter and a father, there is a burning desire inside me to pass along my passion for archery and the outdoors to my children. As much as any parent, I want them to be successful, not only in life but behind the bowstring as well. …

Adjustable Bows Are Not Toys, and Can Give Bowhunters An Edge Submitted by: Mission Archery  Profile Photo

By Hunter’s Handbook, Contributing Writer Bob Robb No matter where I travel to bow hunt, both men and women of all ages are fascinated with my bows. They want to look at them, feel them, pick them up, and then, inevitably, they want to try and pull the string back. When I let them try, …

Live Targets Submitted by: Mission Archery  Profile Photo

By Brodie Swisher Few things can prepare a bowhunter for the arrival of hunting season like shooting live targets in the off-season. And I honestly can’t think of a better place to partake of the seemingly endless bounty of live targets than Texas. Between small game, hogs, and a long list of other critters that …

Crossbow Hunting: Increased Opportunities for Younger Archers Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

By Brodie Swisher Love them or hate them, crossbows are here to stay. They have finally carved out a stable spot in the archery world, and growth in the crossbow market continues to explode. I’ll be quick to point out that I’ve never been a “crossbow guy.” I grew up in Tennessee where crossbow hunting …

Hunter For Life Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

By Steve Flores What do you do when you’ve been bowhunting for over 70 years and you’re suddenly faced with the thought that perhaps you can no longer participate in the sport you love? What happens when physical limitations threaten your ability to go afield and pursue whitetails; arguably the most popular big-game animal on the …

2013 Summer Shootout Winner Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

Congratulations to our 2013 Summer Shootout Winner, Steve Guidry, from Crowley, Louisiana! Steve received his winning promo code from Lafayette Shooters in Lafayette, Louisiana. He will be hunting whitetail with Dave Watson on Mathews TV! Thanks to everyone who entered and stay tuned to the Mission website and Facebook page for future sweepstakes.     …

MAKE THAT A 3-PEAT! Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

2013 Ballistic makes Mission three-time “Great Buy” award champion Every year Outdoor Life conducts their annual bow test to determine the best among bow manufacturers’ annual offerings. It is undoubtedly one of the most highly regarded bow tests in the industry, with manufacturer’s competing for one of two highly sought after titles: “Editor’s Choice” and …

Overcoming Obstacles Submitted by: Becky  Profile Photo

BY TRACY BREEN Archery is one sport that almost anyone can participate in.  That’s one of the things that makes archery so special.  It doesn’t matter if someone is tall, short, heavy, thin, fast, slow, disabled, or a first class athlete. Chances are with a little hard work and determination, anyone can be a first …