As part of Cabela's Fall Great Outdoor Days event series, an archery seminar for women was held Aug. 18 in Billings, Mont. for those interested in learning more about archery equipment and shooting techniques. Seminar participants join the fast growing number of women getting involved in archery. A recent national archery survey shows that 5.8 million women enjoyed the sport in 2012.
According to Amery, Wis. veterinarian David Clausen, “Just because we love deer hunting, and deer have significant social and economic value in Wisconsin, CWD will do what CWD does. It will expand geographically and intensify in prevalence. It doesn’t matter if we approve or not, or if we find it inconvenient to our interests. Eventually, CWD will reduce deer populations, and probably cause broader ecological, landscape-wide consequences, not only in Wisconsin, but our neighboring states.”
The first nationwide archery survey showed that 18.9 million Americans age 18 and older participated in archery and/or bowhunting in 2012. The Archery Trade Association (ATA) recently released the results of the new survey, which was conducted in the same way as Gallup polls. The findings about archery participation and equipment use are scientifically accurate and not estimates from other data.
When the Darrington Archers hosted the National Field Archery Outdoor National Championships, the town of Darrington, Wash. offered its full support for the contest and the 400 competitors who traveled from around the nation, said Gale Fiege of The Herald. The archery contest is a big community event… Darrington Archers secretary Candy Vincent said. Most of the visiting archers stay in family homes and eat home-cooked meals at the Community Center. The community involvement was most…
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The ATA is communicating with New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin about interest in implementing Explore Bowhunting.