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Welcome to the 3Rivers Archer's Den

Archer's Den

Welcome to the Archer's Den. Here you will find a gathering of traditional archery stories, tips and techniques, trophy animals taken with traditional bows, and plenty more. Stay a while and learn something. We hope you enjoy and even submit a trophy of your own, or leave a comment on a post.

Arrow Building

How to Choose Arrows

Finding new arrows can feel like an overwhelming challenge with so many different options available to traditional archers. Depending upon your needs there are a few ways to narrow down your arrow options. The basic steps for choosing an arrow are: Choose your arrow material. Arrow material includes Wood, Carbon, Aluminum, or Fiberglass. Each has […]

Arrow Tips by Gold Tip: Broadhead Tuning

Arrow Assembly Broadhead Tuning Paper Tuning Bare Shaft Tuning Broadhead Tuning – Things to Consider: The more blade surface a broadhead has, the more steering ability it will have. For this reason fixed blade broadheads with large cutting diameters tend to be slightly more difficult to tune. Although mechanical broadheads tend to have fewer tuning […]

Arrow Tips by Gold Tip: Paper Tuning

Arrow Assembly Broadhead Tuning Paper Tuning Bare Shaft Tuning Paper Tuning Shoot arrows through a suspended sheet of paper at a distance of 4 to 6 feet and observe the resulting tear. See adjustment illustration below to achieve a perfect tune. Make vertical adjustments prior to horizontal adjustments to avoid getting a false reading due […]

Spiral Wrap Flu-Flu Fletching Instructions

Spiral Wrap Flu-Flu Fletching

By TrueFlight Feathers The quick and easy way to make a very effective, low cost flu-flu arrow. Ideal for aerial and close range targets!   CAUTION: ONLY TRUEFLIGHT SPECIALLY PREPARED FULL LENGTH FOR SPIRAL WRAP HAVE A SUPER THIN QUILL TO EASILY WRAP AROUND THE SHAFT. Regular full length will not wrap around the arrow […]

Arrow Tips by Gold Tip: Bare Shaft Tuning

Arrow Assembly Broadhead Tuning Paper Tuning Bare Shaft Tuning Bare Shaft Tuning Gold Tip recommends bare shaft tuning for any setup shot with a finger release. In order to use this method you will need two fletched arrows and two bare shafts. Follow the illustrations below  to fine tune your setup. This diagram depicts optimal […]

Arrow Tips by Gold Tip: Arrow Assembly

Arrow Assembly Broadhead Tuning Paper Tuning Bare Shaft Tuning Arrow Assembly Gold Tip arrows are not only the best performing arrows on the market; they are also the most user-friendly. With proper care and by adhering to the assembly instructions below you will find Gold Tip shafts quick and easy to assemble in any configuration […]

Building Youth Wood Arrows at Home

by: Johnathan Karch   Building your own arrows is a very rewarding hobby. Having that extra confidence in your gear puts confidence in yourself, which will lead to better shooting and more enjoyable practice sessions. One of my many joys in life comes from watching my oldest daughter, Bella (age 6), shoot her bow. She […]

GrizzlyStik Carbon Arrows

GrizzlyStik Arrows

GrizzlyStik carbon arrows were designed to be the most efficient, hardest hitting, and deepest penetrating carbon arrows ever offered to the bow hunting community. For years these heavyweight carbon arrows have proven themselves on all manner of big game. The GrizzlyStik, like its name sake the Grizzly Bear, has proven itself as being as tough […]

Building Wood Arrows, Where to Start

Building wood arrows

3Rivers Hunter Arrows Wood is the most prolific and successful arrow material ever used by man. They’ve been in continuous use for thousands of years, keeping us fed, protecting us from enemies, and delighting us in bow hunting and target archery venues. Yes, wood arrows have withstood the test of time. To Americans, they’re beautiful […]

How to: Arrow Cresting

By Jason Mills The other day James, one of our traditional archery technical experts, came up to me to show me his newly crested arrow. They’re pretty sweet, if I do say so myself, and after James told me how easy it was I decided to write a short “how to” post about it. The […]

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