Hamskea Drop-Tine Release

Hamskea Drop-Tine ReleaseThe Drop-Tine hook-style release from Hamskea features an ultra-reliable, single-sear design for minimal trigger travel. The trigger is easily adjustable for the perfect feel with a simple turn of a screw. Its popular open jaw design loads quickly and silently on a D-Loop for fast, clean shots with no excessive wear. The Drop-Tine comes in standard with an adjustable leather buckle strap and connector strap for superb comfort and fit.


  • Forward trigger to maximize draw length!
  • Adjustable leather strap for comfort and repeatable fit!
  • Customizable trigger pull tension adjustment!

More information on the Hamskea Drop-Tine Release can be found here!

Hunting The Rut: Whitetail Strategies

Hunting The Rut: Whitetail StrategiesThe heat is on with the 2014 whitetail rut! In this episode of GrowingDeer.tv, Dr. Woods talks about the different phases of the rut and shares his strategies for hunting mature bucks during these intense days. Don’t miss seeing this video – it’s available for viewing online today!

Be one of the first to know when the GrowingDeer.tv team releases a new video. They send out an e-mail every Monday about the new show along with a useful hunting tip. Your email address will be treated respectfully. It will not be shared or abused. Click HERE to subscribe today! [Read more...]

Members Sought for Washington Master Hunter Advisory Group

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting letters of interest through Nov. 30 for membership on the department’s Master Hunter Advisory Group (MHAG).

The group, which represents master hunters statewide, advises WDFW on issues and opportunities affecting master hunters and the Master Hunter Permit Program (MHPP).

Six volunteer positions will be opening on the 15-member group early next year. Five appointed members will serve three-year terms, and one will serve a one-year term. All appointees must retain their certification status during their entire term. [Read more...]

Chance Beaubouef Makes Switch to Elite

Chance Beaubouef Makes Switch to EliteHenrietta NY- Elite Archery has signed Champion Archer, Chance Beaubouef, to shoot the company’s line of bows starting immediately. Chance is widely known for his significant accomplishments in all archery disciplines including N.F.A.A., A.S.A., I.B.O. and N.A.A. while being ranked as one of the world’s top professional archers.

“When Elite talks about Shootability, I can definitely see and more importantly feel what they mean. These bows are like nothing I’ve shot before and a perfect compliment to my shooting style. As I’ve had some time to shoot the bows I can really see myself accomplishing great things with my Elite Victory this season.” stated Chance. “I feel really fortunate to be here and call the guys on the Elite team teammates, now. I’m really looking forward to the 2015 season and what we can do as a team” [Read more...]

Remember to donate to Hunters for the Hungry

hunters for the hungryHunters – Remember to donate to Hunters for the Hungry when you purchase your hunting licenses this season.

The traditional $2 donation check-off option has been changed to allow you to donate any amount. Many sportsmen and hunt clubs are recommending at least $5. With all the news about the poor economy many of our neighbors are experiencing hard times. [Read more...]

New ALASKA Bowhunter Education Certification Requirement

Alaska Board of GameThe Alaska Board of Game recently passed a regulation stating that, “Bowhunters in hunts restricted to archery only must carry their IBEP or equivalent department approved certification card on them while archery hunting in the field, and must show their card to peace officers and department employees upon request. Beginning July 1, 2016, all big game hunters using archery will be required to have successfully completed a department approved certification course. Currently, this is required if the hunt is restricted to archery only.” [Read more...]

NRA Basic Pistol Course

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting CourseThe Loudoun County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is offering a NRA Basic Pistol Course!



WHEN: Saturday, August 2nd 7:30am until approx 8:30pm

WHERE: Loudoun County Izaak Walton League
19237 Mountain Spring Ln., Leesburg, VA [Read more...]

Task Force Formed to Counter Cyber Threats to Hunters

U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance (USSA)(Columbus, Ohio) – Sportsmen, conservation organizations and outdoor personalities met at the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance (USSA) headquarters yesterday to develop strategies to counter the recent increase in cyber-attacks on hunters.

The group makes up the Hunter Advancement Task Force with most members sharing a common theme of having been targeted by animal rights activists through social media. [Read more...]

Happy Independence Day

Independence Day July 4th

We at Winded Bowhunter would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July!

Send us your photos of your day and we’ll add them to this post.

Hunter Ed Course Supports Youth Through NASP Team

Hunter Ed CourseThe online hunter education company, HunterEdCourse.com, supported youth involvement in the outdoors with sponsorship of the Simon Kenton High School National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) team and school tournament held in Independence, Kentucky.

Through the support of Hunter Ed Course sponsoring the team, it provided team member Abby Voltz, with the opportunity that led to earning an archery scholarship at Midway College in Midway, Kentucky. Over 20 other team members also benefited with being introduced to archery and competition. [Read more...]