Archery Resources

IMG_2240_0.JPGEven with modern compound bows, making a fatal shot on a whitetail with a bow can be difficult. But many hunters enjoy the training and skill aspects of archery as much as they do the hunt. And it's difficult to resist the longer seasons and often more flexible regulations many states offer deer hunters. This section offers several resources for archery and bow hunting.


Target Crazy's Archery Resources, Guides, Info and Tips

Welcome to our resources section. All these articles are here to help educate and pass on knowledge.

There should be something for everyone! From a basic introduction to the sport and it's disciplines and styles, through to the fine details on different types of bows, and all the arrows and their many tips and what you use them for.

Do you know your crossbow basics? Your compound basics? Your recurve from your longbow? Your compound from your recurve?


Bows and arrows are not toys and should be handled as carefully as any firearm. Bows can propel arrows hundreds of yards, although most hunting shots are between 20 and 40 yards. Shot placement is critical to hunting success, therefore becoming an accurate shooter before attempting to hunt is very important.

International Bowhunting Organization

The International Bowhunting Organization (IBO) was created in 1984 by a dedicated group of bowhunters who shared the desire to ensure that bowhunting and the ideals of wildlife conservation survive, expand and flourish to be shared, enjoyed and passed on to future generations.

By its charter, the International Bowhunting Organization’s purpose is “To promote, encourage and foster the sport of bowhunting; further bowhunter education; act as a political coordinator and liaison for the protection and advancement of bowhunting; -- function as a clearinghouse for essential bowhunter informati

Explore Bowhunting

Educators can receive the complete Explore Bowhunting curriculum packet by attending a development workshop.

Explore Bowhunting is an educational program designed to help instructors, program leaders and educators teach students ages 11-17 the basic skills of bowhunting. The Archery Trade Association has created this program to spark an interest and passion for bowhunting in today’s youth. Through these hands-on experiences students gain confidence interacting with the natural environment and strengthen their appreciation for wildlife and the woods.