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Anatomy Of A Bow And Arrow

An archer is not an archer without his bow and you cannot shoot a bow without an arrow. In order to progress as an athlete, every archer must learn their equipment including the basic parts that make a bow and arrow. That’s why our archery experts here at Triggers and Bows have put together this guide allowing you to become a more informed archer. Let’s start with the anatomy of a bow which includes four basic parts. 1. The Riser The riser is the center piece of the bow that the upper and lower limb attach to. This can either be made of a composite or wood and has three main features including the grip, sight window, and arrow rest. The grip is the curved portion of the riser that is made for your hand [...]

2018-07-20T17:34:07+00:00 July 20th, 2018|

Archery Bonding With Your Dad

Father’s Day is a special moment for all of the families out there as it is a day to celebrate what we share with the man who has always been there for us. Teaching us right from wrong, what the love of shooting our first arrow is like, and how to shoot for the stars and dream of what we can achieve. And what better way to celebrate this special day than spending some time shooting bows and arrows with your old man at Triggers and Bows at our state-of-the-art archery range? Here are just a few ways you can bond with your dad while participating in archery. 1. Life lessons There are times in life where parents get the chance to really teach their children what they want them to learn in life. Archery [...]

2018-06-15T13:13:01+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

What important items should be in your gun range bag?

Having a great day at the gun range starts with having your range bag packed correctly with all of the items you need to create a successful shooting experience. Being as prepared and as comfortable as possible will save you time and money and keep you from disturbing others on the range. Covering the bare essentials, we have broken down exactly what you need to be safe, prepared and ready to have fun at the gun range. Range Bag A successful trip to the shooting range all starts with your bag. Be sure to purchase a bag that can carry plenty of ammunition, your firearm(s), hearing and eyewear protection, and a snack or two. Different bags meet different needs and each will vary in size, the number of compartments, and the number of firearms it [...]

2018-02-26T18:16:37+00:00 March 12th, 2018|

How do I train my dog to hunt?

As a man’s best friend who wouldn’t want to take their most loyal buddy along for their next hunting expedition? Taking your dog along for the hunt is one of the most fulfilling options out there for a hunter to really bond with their furry friend. Not only can a dog provide pleasant company during a long day of hunting, but a well-trained hunting dog can actually help you track different types of animals, scare them into the open, and even retrieve them after you’ve landed an accurate shot. We have put together a few training exercises, benchmarks and accessories that can be purchased at your local hunting goods store, to get you started on turning your dog into your hunting buddy. 1. Basic training It’s important that you take the introductory steps that every [...]

2018-02-26T17:59:36+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

Gun range etiquette 101

Just like everything else in life, practicing good gun range etiquette isn’t just good manners, it’s good sense! Whether you just bought your first pistol or you’re an experienced shooter who has been a member for years, shooting at the gun range can be a good time as long as the range rules don’t get broken. Unfortunately, there are plenty of stories out there about poor shooting range conduct mostly due to lack of education and lack of practice of proper techniques. We’re here to help you avoid being an unsafe and disruptive shooter at the range. Yes, we all know “that person.” Following and practicing good range etiquette, whether at an indoor or outdoor range, is always the way to go. It only takes one bad apple to reflect poorly on all responsible firearm [...]

2018-02-26T18:03:46+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

Bullseye! Tips for buying a bow and arrow

We have seen a remarkable increase in the interest of archery here at Triggers and Bows. From guys and gals who are looking to join family or friends on their next hunt to the parents who have daughters dragging them to “The Hunger Games” or “Brave,” it’s no wonder the sport is growing at a significant rate. However, when it comes to buying your first bow and arrow there are a lot of questions you have to ask yourself. Lucky for you, we’ve outlined those questions below and answered them so that you can get back to hitting that bullseye! Should I shoot traditional or compound? First, let’s clarify the two types of bows. A traditional bow refers to a longbow or a recurve which are bows that have no wheels or pulleys. They are [...]

2018-02-01T20:25:29+00:00 February 1st, 2018|

Aim for the heart

If your Valentine isn’t into mushy flowers and chocolates, get them a gift they will truly appreciate this year. These five Valentine’s Day hunting goods are perfect for any outdoor enthusiast. What better way to celebrate than with the activity you both love? 1. A dozen arrows Roses can be pricey this time of year and they end up wilting away within a week. This year, think about swapping out a dozen roses for a dozen arrows. They are certain to bring enjoyment to you and your significant other for many days to come. Our 12-pack of Gold Tip 2’ Hunter Raptor Arrows provide the versatility to meet the demands of every level and challenge you may encounter. Providing speed, strength, and stability, thanks to Gold Tip’s 100% carbon technology, the Hunters have become the [...]

2018-02-01T19:56:34+00:00 February 1st, 2018|

New Year, New Website

We thought it was time we needed a fresh look and what better time than at the start of a new year? We are excited to announce we have revamped our website to make your online experience easier and more fun. Check out these new features we’ve included that have us starting the New Year the right way. In the beginning stages, we had so many ideas, from updating our content and navigation to helping customers get from one place to the next without skipping over any important information they may want to know. Our solution was to split our site into two sections. We now have our main site and our store site. Our main page is a collection of resources available for you to learn who we are and what services and products [...]

2018-01-11T21:22:21+00:00 January 11th, 2018|

What to expect at a shooting range

Ready…aim…fire! If this is what you expect when visiting Triggers and Bows’ shooting range, then you are almost correct. Whether you’re a member of our gun range or a guest that is looking for a new experience, our staff and facility offer you the best environment to practice your shooting skills or discover your hidden shooting capabilities. Our experienced staff stay by your side, step-by-step, to ensure you are comfortable throughout the entire process. Before you even enter the range we prepare you by providing you with the proper safety equipment to protect your eyes and ears while in the range. It's important to wear this safety protection the entire time you are in the range so as not to cause any damage to your eyes or ears. Once you enter the gun range, our staff [...]

2017-12-19T21:34:47+00:00 December 19th, 2017|

5 perfect gifts for hunting lovers from Triggers and Bows

This year, we put together a helpful Christmas gift guide to help you find that perfect gift for the hunting lover in your life. Maybe they have been shooting for years, or maybe they are just getting started in the sport. Either way, here are five perfect gifts that will suit all gun enthusiasts, all of which we offer online and at our gun store. 1. Range Packages ($49.99 - $159.99) Do you know someone who has always wanted to try archery or shooting a firearm or both? At Triggers and Bows, we believe that everyone should be able to partake in the sport of shooting if they are interested in doing so. For this reason, we offer a variety of Firearm Range Packages to suit all skill and comfort levels! No license is required [...]

2017-12-07T20:57:15+00:00 December 7th, 2017|