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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.

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What Makes the Best Recurve Bow Cases?

Finding the best recurve bow cases

A bow case to protect your recurve bow should be high on your list of archery gear must-haves, as let’s face it, recurve bows are valuable, both in cost, and the sentimental value that grows over time. A bow case for your recurve will help keep your bow safe. Plus, for many states it is […]

Become a Better Archer with the Shot Trainer

What is the Astra Shot Trainer, and What Will it do for me? For those of us serious about shooting their bows, the shot trainer is for you. The Shot Trainer helps with building ‘shot muscle’ in order to improve your accuracy down range or chasing big game. The Shot Trainer delivers excellent warm-up before […]

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 […]

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 […]

SRF Sight System Buyer’s Guide

SRF Sight System Theory and use of the SRF sight: This sight uses the eyes natural ability to center objects much as a round aperture does. Unlike a round aperture though, this shaped aperture allows you to memorize target positions along the tapered shape. The sight must be used until that memorization occurs and becomes […]

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 […]

Traditional Archery Shooting Schools

Archery Shooting Schools and Clinics

Here you will find information 3Rivers Archery has gathered on traditional archery shooting schools. These are free listings and are constantly being updated. 3Rivers Archery does not sponsor or support any particular shooting school by its listing here. If you would like to submit a shooting school for inclusion on this page, please send an […]

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