Broadheads for Wood Arrows

Woodsman Broadheads

By: Dale Karch and Todd Smith Glue-On Broadheads have taken every kind of big game known to man. What’s up with all these glue-on broadheads? Which ones are the best? Which ones should I use? What are the differences? These are all great questions and we hear them often from our customers who are thinking […]

Tools for Making Self Bows

Bow making tools

Handcrafting beautiful all-wood bows from staves split from tree trunks is an art. There was a time when we might have considered calling it a lost art. We remember reading an endorsement from the late Fred Bear when commenting to Glenn St. Charles about the bow building video Glenn had just produced. He said something […]

Learning More About Carbon Arrows

Carbon arrows help you take down big game.

By: Dale Karch and Todd Smith Carbon arrow shafts offer a straight and sturdy alternative to wood arrows, perfect for taking down nature’s toughest trophies! Like a thief in the night, carbon arrows have been sneaking away with an ever-growing share of the traditional archery shaft and arrow market. And why shouldn’t they? The carbon […]

How to Choose a Youth Archery Kids Bow and Arrow Set

Kids love shooting youth bows and arrows. A youth archery bow and arrow set can be the greatest gift a kid ever receives. Put a bow and arrow in a kid’s hand and watch them smile! It can be a life-changing event. The thing is, it’s confusing getting them started. What’s a parent to do? […]

Basic Longbow and Recurve Set-Up

Dale Karch shooting his longbow.

by Dale Karch and Todd Smith Imagine you just picked up a new bow and it’s the first longbow or recurve you’ve ever owned. How do you get started? What do you do first? What steps do you take to get your bow out and start shooting? Read on for the answers! For the scope […]

October Hunting Tips


By Dave Echterling and James McKenzie October is a favorite time of year for most bowhunters. In addition to hunting, many of us spend every spare second in the woods looking for rubs, scrapes, and general signs. There is nothing better than a fall afternoon in the woods. Deer hunting is an ever changing challenge. […]

Becoming an Archery Coach

Archery Training Booklets

Recently I completed the USA Archery Level 2 Archery Coach certification course. My love of traditional archery inspired me to take the course. I wanted to be ‘certified’ to teach archery, and be able to help others to enjoy archery as much as I do. Though I have literally been shooting a bow and arrow […]

Sizing Charts for Archery Gloves, Tabs, Hats, and Clothing

3Rivers General Sizing Charts How to Size our Products   Shooting Gloves/Tabs Extend your hand flat. With a measuring tape, wrap it around the hand just below the knuckles and fingers, but above the thumb. Apply the measurement to the chart below.   Berlin Style Gloves If Hand Measures Men’s Sizes 7.5″ – 8″ = […]