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Meet “Black Death”

ATA Staff July 24, 2013

While hunting notorious Cape buffalo in Africa, ATA Board member Scott Shultz never anticipated the dangers he faced or the bizarre events that put him face to face with “Black Death.” Scott Shultz has bowhunted Cape buffalo several times in Tanzania and South Africa, including hunts that earned him three Cape buffalo heads and memories to last a lifetime. But a recent hunt near Kimberley, South Africa, proved to be an entirely different adventure for the president/owner of Robinson Outdoors.

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Green Backs

Patrick Durkin July 10, 2013

Bowhunting doesn't often lead a hunter to marshlands, but it does when there are gators in the water. Some bowhunters are finding themselves hooked, while archery shops are using this unorthodox hunt to engage their customers and put green backs in the bank.

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Explore Bowhunting Offered Nationwide

ATA Staff June 13, 2013

Explore Bowhunting, the Archery Trade Association’s program for educating youth about the outdoors and hunting, is now offered nationwide. Designed to introduce kids to the fun, excitement and challenge of using archery equipment to hunt wildlife, and to teach students problem-solving and decision-making skills, Explore Bowhunting is vital to growing the sport of archery. This program bridges the gap between introductory archery and hunter education. “Explore Bowhunting is versatile,”…

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Alaska Holds First Explore Bowhunting Workshop

Shannon Rikard May 31, 2013

When thinking of ways to build a group’s camaraderie, you might not consider blindfolds, spray bottles and sneaking up on people. That is unless you’re in an Explore Bowhunting workshop. Explore Bowhunting is available nationwide through state wildlife agencies and is currently offered in 13 states. On May 20, 30 volunteers, archery shop owners and state agency staff members gathered for Alaska’s first Explore Bowhunting workshop. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG),…

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