Arrow Weight & Broadhead Selection for Turkey Hunting

Turkey season is in full swing across the country and crossbow hunting for wild turkeys presents a great way to add even more challenge to hunting the “wily Turkey”! While getting within arrow range of a bird is the hardest part, having the right arrow and broadhead can make the difference between mounting a turkey […]

Shot Placement Is Vital When Crossbow Hunting for Turkeys

Viper S400 With Turkey Harvest

Crossbow hunting for wild turkeys is exciting, challenging, and rewarding.  Each spring, many turkeys are shot with crossbow bolts, but some are never recovered.  In most cases, poor shot placement is to blame, as a gobbler’s feathers hide the outline of the turkey’s body while it is in full strut, making it difficult for the […]

The Best Crossbow Hunting Accessories of 2024

SteddyEddy Crossbow Monopod System

It’s no secret that TenPoint designs and builds crossbows that are regarded as the highest quality hunting crossbows available on the market today, but, do you know that TenPoint also custom designs the best crossbow hunting accessories?  We use a “built from the ground-up” approach when it comes to developing and producing crossbow accessories that […]

The Best Hunting Crossbows of 2024

Nitro 505 EVO-X Scope

With 3 generations of family ownership, over 1 million crossbow shipped, and over 100 crossbow patents, TenPoint Crossbows has been at the forefront of cutting-edge crossbow design and innovation since its inception 1994. From top-to-bottom, our 2024 lineup includes not only the fastest crossbow made, the TRX 515, and the most compact hunting systems on […]

4 Summer Crossbow Shooting Tips for Fall Hunting Success

summer crossbow practice with target

Ask any good crossbow shooter what the secret to their shooting success is and they will tell you that PRACTICE is essential to becoming a more accurate shooter. The more you practice shooting your hunting crossbow, the more consistent you will become in shooting tighter groups. Put simply, consistency is the key to shooting the […]

How to Accurately Shoot a Reverse-Draw Crossbow

TenPoint Vapor RS470 Crossbow In The Field Pointed At Target

When shooting a reverse-draw crossbow accurately, you need to be aware of why and how the crossbow will react when being shot. If shooting off of a rest, there are certain techniques that can help you achieve tighter shot groupings. When Shooting from a Bench, Rest, Lead Sled, or Sandbag You Must Hold the Fore-Grip […]

Summer Maintenance Checklist for Crossbows

Tighten Scope Rings

While you may not be ready to send some arrows downrange just yet this summer with your crossbow, now is always a wise time to inspect your crossbow for and damage or maintenance work that may be done on it before the season.  Check Condition of Your Strings and Cables Are they due for a […]

Crossbows: Equipping Lady Hunters

Kendall Jones with her TenPoint

For lady hunters, choosing to hunt with archery equipment can be a scary undertaking. The best way to delve into the sport is by being educated upfront on equipment recommendations specifically for them. There are many models of crossbows on the market, and there is not one model that is an absolute “fits all” crossbow. […]

3 Maintenance Accessories You Can’t Go Without

TenPoint Premium Lubricant with Foam Applicator

Whether you shoot your crossbow throughout the year or only shoot it during archery season, periodic maintenance is necessary to keep it in top shooting form. Here are three critical maintenance products you should use to make sure your hunting crossbow is always in tip top shape. Then, check out the video below for application […]

The Best Crossbow Broadhead for Turkey Hunting

EVO-X CenterPunch Broadhead

When you are looking for the best crossbow broadhead for turkey hunting, you should consider the two most important aspects of a broadhead’s performance when making your choice:  accuracy and cutting diameter. When crossbow hunting for turkeys, shot placement is critical, and an inaccurate shot can lead to a wounded animal without a recovery.  Thus, […]

Straightness and Weight Consistency Determine the Best Crossbow Bolts

Straightness And Weight Consistency Determine The Best Crossbow Bolts

When shopping for the best crossbow bolts, you have probably noticed that most manufacturers list both the shaft straightness, expressed in thousandths of inches, and the overall bolt weight tolerance, expressed as grains.  You have also probably noticed that the price of the crossbow bolts increases as these numbers get smaller.  So – what is […]

Must-Have Crossbow Accessories for Turkey Hunting

EVO-X CenterPunch Broadhead

Heading to the woods this spring in pursuit of a wild turkey? Don’t forget to purchase these must-have crossbow hunting accessories to help you have a successful harvest! Alpha-Blaze Lighted Nocks A turkey’s vitals are only about the size of a softball — much smaller than the basketball-like size of a deer’s vitals. Since the […]

Top 5 Excuses to Buy a New Crossbow

Crossbow Options

With the advancements in crossbow technology these days, just about any time is a great time to buy a new crossbow. But, if you’re struggling to come up with an excuse to buy one, here’s a look at the Top 5 Excuses to Buy a Crossbow in 2023. 1) Your Crossbow is a Clunker Some […]

2023 TenPoint holiday gift guide

EVO-X CenterPunch Broadhead Lifestyle

Top-Selling Accessories are the Perfect Gift for the Hunter on your List Bednar Perfect Puller $18.75(save 25% while supplies last) BUY NOW TenPoint Sling $34.99 BUY NOW CenterPunch Broadheads $44.99 BUY NOW Alpha-Blaze Lighted Crossbow Nock $44.99(3-pack) BUY NOW CenterPunch Arrows $109.99(6-pack) BUY NOW Lighted CenterPunch Arrows $109.99(3-pack) BUY NOW Precision Lubricant $14.99 BUY NOW […]

2023 Wicked Ridge Holiday Gift Guide

EVO-X CenterPunch Broadhead Lifestyle

    Top-Selling Accessories are the Perfect Gift for the Hunter on your List     Bednar Perfect Puller $18.75 (save 25% while supplies last) BUY NOW Wicked Ridge Sling $34.99 BUY NOW Impact Broadheads $34.99 BUY NOW Soft Case $39.99 BUY NOW XX75 Arrows $34.99 – $59.99 BUY NOW Lighted XX75 Arrows $59.99 (3-pack) […]

What Is Your Early Season Hunting Plan?

Product Manuals Hero Image

Opening day of archery season is just a few weeks away in most states. For many crossbow hunters, opening day is a culmination of hard work and time spent in the field scouting, planting food plots, creating mineral licks, filling and re-filling feeders, hanging trail cameras and collecting photos, cutting shooting lanes, setting blinds, and […]

What Target is Best for Crossbow Practice?

Arrow in bullseye of crossbow target.

At TenPoint, one of the most common questions we receive is “what target will work best with my crossbow”? Most archery target manufacturers offer both Foam and Bag style Crossbow Targets.  Generally speaking, these crossbow targets will work well with crossbows shooting between 350FPS and 430 FPS, some targets are rated to even higher speeds. […]

Where to Hang Your Stand & Cut Shooting Lanes

Hanging Treestands

Treestand therapy is nearly upon us. Bucks across the country are showing us their promise, wrapped neatly in velvet. Trail camera photos of these velvet bucks are enough to send any serious whitetail hunter into a frenzy, and it’s time to head out and hang a couple treestands! You’ve now got enough intel from your […]

Why Shoot a Reverse Draw Crossbow

Reverse-Draw vs. Traditional Draw Crossbow Graph

Thanks to undeniable speed and power advantages over forward-draw crossbows, reverse-draw crossbows have seen a rise in popularity over the past few years. By reversing the bow assembly and changing the riser mounting position, the string’s resting position is extended farther down the rail which creates a longer power stroke than forward draw crossbows measuring […]

Why Purchase a Crossbow that De-Cocks?

Vapor RS470 with Target

Why Purchase a Crossbow that De-Cocks The ability to de-cock your crossbow is one of the most important features you should consider and may not be something you previously thought about. We all know that crossbows need to be cocked during the hunt. And, of course, we all expect and anticipate taking a perfect shot […]

5 Excuses to Eliminate this Fall

Vapor RS470 with Target

For most hunters, the feeling of excitement and rush of adrenaline when you first spot an animal are a fundamental part of the hunting experience. And, as any experienced hunter will tell you, the physical effects can be more intense than others and possibly lead to a mistake – too much movement, too much noise, […]

Are the Best Crossbow Hunting Bolts Aluminum or Carbon?

EVO-X CenterPunch Arrows

Many hunters want to know – should I shoot an aluminum or carbon bolt out of my hunting crossbow?  The answer to this question is not as simple as saying, “Always shoot carbon – it’s far superior to aluminum.”  Both hunting crossbow bolt types have advantages, so here are some factors to consider when making […]

When to Choose Heavy vs. Light Crossbow Arrows

Bloody EVO-X Centerpunch Arrow

Crossbow arrows come in many different weights that range from lightweight to standard weight to heavyweight. It’s important to understand that when speaking of arrow weights, it includes the weight of a standard 100-grain field point in addition to the weight of the finished bolt itself.  In other words, when we say the overall weight of […]

5 Reasons to Get Your Trail Camera Out in the Spring

Wade Middleton Portrait Photo

Trail cameras are your most valuable resource for scouting and monitoring deer activity in your hunting area year-round.  If you have not already placed your trail cameras in the woods for this year, you should consider doing it sooner, rather than later, as you may be missing out on precious information that your cameras can […]

Hunt 4 Hope Deer Hunt Creates Lifelong Memories for Physically Challenged Hunters​

Whitetail Heritage of Ohio Hunt

Hunt 4 Hope Deer Hunt Creates Lifelong Memories for Physically Challenged Hunters For nearly two decades now, TenPoint Crossbows has worked with various organizations that provide special needs and physically challenged hunters the opportunity to experience the great sport of archery through a crossbow whitetail deer hunt. TenPoint’s Barb Terry has been at the forefront […]

Canoe Recovery Highlights Special Needs Hunt with TenPoint

Whitetail Heritage of Ohio Hunt

Canoe Recovery Highlights Special Needs Hunt with TenPoint For nearly two decades now, TenPoint Crossbows has worked with various organizations that provide special needs and physically challenged hunters the opportunity to experience the great sport of archery through a crossbow whitetail deer hunt. TenPoint’s Barb Terry has been at the forefront of this charge from […]

4 Key Areas to Find MORE Sheds

Shed Antler Lying On Ground

If it hasn’t already kicked-in, it certainly will as winter winds down. Cabin Fever. And, while you’ve hung up you hunting crossbow for the off-season, shed hunting is a great way to help beat cabin fever and get out in the woods during this time of year. You can also glean valuable information about your […]

5 "Must Have’s for Successful Shed Hunting

These 5 items are things that you should ALWAYS keep with you when shed hunting. Weather App Looking for the glint off a shiney white antler laying on the forest floor might sound easy enough, so why not shed hunt when the sun is out in force? Well, there is typically so much other clutter […]

4 Signs for February Scouting

4 Signs For February Scouting

Rather than sitting around thinking about next season, scanning through social media, or scouring the internet for the latest best crossbow review, get back out in the field! This time of year it’s cold, wet, and windy. But, if you have the time and ability to put some miles on your boots, it is a critical […]

The TenPoint Table: Cajun Vension Kabobs with Brad Fenson

Cajun Vension Kebabs

Kebabs are a well-known Middle-eastern dish made with ground meat. Variations of the recipe include the kabob, which refers more to grilled meat, including larger pieces of sirloin or other prime cuts. Venison makes fantastic kabobs, skewered and cooked with various hearty vegetables or fruit. Use marinades and spices to customize cooking to different styles […]

5 Tips for Crossbow Storage

Havoc RS440 Crossbow In Halo Bowpack with EVO-X CenterPunch 16 Arrows

For most of us hunters, deer season is OUR season. After months of preseason scouting and trail camera efforts in August, September, and October, November rolls around and we are consumed by deer. For a few short months, every minute of every day we spend either hunting or thinking about hunting. Then, all of a […]

TenPoint Offers the Best Crossbow Accessories for Crossbow Hunting in 2022

HALO Lifestyle With Havoc RS440

TenPoint uses a “built from the ground-up” approach when designing and producing the best crossbow accessories for your hunting crossbow. We specifically engineer each of our accessories to be easy to use, reliable, consistent, and rugged. One thing is clear – if you need high-quality, premium crossbow accessories, TenPoint is your one-stop shop!

Wicked Ridge Offers the Best Affordable Crossbows for 2022

Wicked Ridge NXT 400

Are you looking for the highest quality, American-made hunting crossbow at the most affordable price?  If so, you need look no further.  TenPoint Crossbows Technologies offers hunting crossbow models under the American-made Wicked Ridge brand that are destined to be amongst the best affordable hunting crossbows:  the Wicked Ridge Fury 410 De-Cock, Raider 400-De-Cock, and Blackhawk 360.  […]

Ten Tips for Taking the Best Harvest Photos

Whitetail Deer Harvest

When a hunter harvests an animal, the moment is special.  Many hunters preserve this special moment by taking a photograph with the animal, which often includes the hunting implement used.  To show proper respect to the animal you have harvested and to best preserve the memory of your hunt, here are ten tips to help […]

Have You Practiced Shooting Angles with Your Hunting Crossbow?

Vengent S440 Lifestyle

Does this routine sound familiar?  Just prior to archery season, you take your hunting crossbow out of storage and begin to prep it for use.  You take the crossbow out to your backyard or your archery club to test fire your hunting arrows with field points and broadheads to determine if the scope needs to […]

Do High Performance Crossbows Extend Your Practical Crossbow Hunting Range?

Whitetail Deer 3D Target

Modern hunting crossbows have experienced a significant evolution in design in recent years, and many crossbow hunters now wonder if they can extend their effecting hunting range out to distances past 50-yards. Despite the recent advancements to hunting crossbows, attempting a shot at an animal greater than 50-yards is still a risky proposition. Click HERE […]

Ideal Shot Placement for Crossbow Hunting Whitetails

quartering toward whitetail shot placement

Part of what makes crossbow hunting for whitetails so exciting but what can also be a bit frustrating is that anything can happen.  What I mean is that hunting is a game of probabilities and not of absolute certainties, especially when it comes to deciding when to take a shot and where to aim with […]

8 Steps to Tune Fixed Blade Crossbow Broadheads to Crossbow Arrows

Montec Broadheads (3-pack)

Compared to a mechanical broadhead, the blades on a fixed blade broadhead like the EVO-X Montec Fixed Blade Broadhead are often higher profile and display a greater amount of surface area over which air must travel when the crossbow arrow is in flight.  As a result of this increased surface area and reduced aerodynamic efficiency, […]

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Prepping Your Hunting Crossbow for Season

Vapor RS470 with Target

The time of year has arrived when many crossbow hunters remove their crossbows from storage and begin to prep them for summer practice.  This is an exciting time for most because it means they are one step closer to enjoying the fall deer hunting season.  When you pull your crossbow out of storage this year, […]

Have You Changed Your Crossbow String and Cables Lately?

Service Department String and Cables Square Crop

We’ve all done it.  At one time or another, we’ve all put off performing essential maintenance on our hunting crossbows.  Do you wait a month, a year, two years, or even longer?  Just because you paid a lot of money for a crossbow doesn’t mean it is indestructible – maintenance MUST be performed periodically to […]

3 Critical Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Crossbow in Top Shooting Form

Havoc RS440 Crossbow Rested Shot From A Log

Whether you shoot your crossbow throughout the year or only shoot it during archery season, periodic maintenance is necessary to keep it in top shooting form.  Here are three critical maintenance tips to make sure you are always hitting your mark with your hunting crossbow. Check all nuts, bolts, and screws on your crossbow for […]

Late-Season Crossbow Hunting Tactics

Whitetail Deer Winter

Are you still looking to fill your tag for this year? Don’t count out the late archery season, as it continues to offer the opportunity to fulfill your harvest goals, especially if you are crossbow hunting. Bucks and does are now more concerned with finding food sources and surviving the winter than with breeding. The […]

Q&A with Kendall Jones: How Hunting Crossbows Empower Lady Hunters

Kendall Jones with her TenPoint

We recently had the chance to sit down with Kendall Jones and discuss crossbows, hunting, and her feelings about how crossbows help to give lady hunters increased access to hunting opportunities.  As someone relatively new to crossbow hunting and shooting, Kendall offers a unique perspective for those interested in taking up the sport. How long […]

Do You Know How To Properly Sight In Your Variable Power Crossbow Scope?

Viper S400 Graphite with Target

Sighting in a variable power crossbow scope for hunting can be confusing.  In this tech tip, we explain the differences between multiline and variable power crossbow scopes, and we outline the steps you need to take to be sure your hunting crossbow is properly sighted in and ready for crossbow hunting season.

Are the Best Crossbow Broadheads Fixed or Mechanical?

EVO-X CenterPunch Broadhead with ACUslide

A common question that crossbow hunters ask is “Which crossbow broadheads are better to use – fixed-blade or mechanical?”  To best answer this question, we need to take a number of factors into consideration, including the differences between the shapes and how these differences affect the aerodynamics of each, the maximum arrow speed that your […]

Are You Using the Best Nock for Crossbow Bolts?

EVO-X CenterPunch Arrow with Alpha-Nock

Choosing the best crossbow nock for your hunting bolts may not seem important, but the nock shape can have significant effects on string wear, crossbow function, and accuracy. Over the past 20 years, crossbows for hunting have experienced a significant technological evolution with respect to both their size and performance.  One notable change to hunting […]

10 Tips for Getting Your Crossbow Ready for Season

Follow this 10-tip checklist to prepare your hunting crossbow for the upcoming season: Tip #1 – Check your crossbow for dirt, grit, or debris.  If your hunting crossbow has dirt or grit on it from last season or if it has collected dust from off-season storage, use a cotton cloth with simple dish soap and […]

Brad Fenson’s Sweet & Sour Wild Turkey Recipe

Brad Fenson Turkey Harvest

When you’re looking for a quick and easy meal, you’ll appreciate the simplicity of this recipe. With 10 minutes of prep time, you can have this dish ready to serve in the time it takes to cook rice. The sauce can be made in advance and stored in an airtight container in a camp cooler […]

The Gift of Game

Denny Corriveau

For me personally, wild game has always been a gift.  When I open a package of game that I will prepare to cook, it’s a sharp reminder of all that is good. Recently, we have all experienced an unexpected shift in our life; this COVID issue has unleashed a world of uncertainty to many of […]

6 Tips for Choosing the Best Crossbow Broadhead

EVO-X CenterPunch Broadhead Lifestyle

The number of broadheads offered for hunting crossbows on the market these days has become mind-boggling. With so many options, you may find it difficult to figure out which one out of the many will fly the best out of your hunting crossbow on your chosen crossbow bolt, while still achieving maximum penetration and lethal damage. Since […]

Best Places to Shed Hunt

You’ve hung up your hunting gear for the season. The opportunities to peer down the scope and squeeze the trigger, watching a crossbow arrow zip down range toward a healthy whitetail deer have come and gone. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t still things you can hunt! Shed antlers are a deer hunters prize for hard […]

A Special First Hunt for Jayden Barber

A Special First Hunt For Jayden Barber

There are times in life when you meet a special person who you would do anything to help succeed.  Jayden Barber is one of those people.  At age 12 he has already faced more in life than anyone should have to face.  Having had cancer multiple times in his right arm, dozens of surgeries, a bone marrow transplant […]

TenPoint’s Alpha-Nock: NOT Just Another Moon or Capture Nock

Tenpoint's Alpha Nock: Not Just Another Moon Or Capture Nock

Over the past 20 years, crossbows have experienced a significant technological evolution with respect to both their size and performance.  One significant change to hunting crossbows is how narrow the bow assemblies have become.  In the late 1990’s, the widths of cocked crossbows were in the neighborhood of 24-inches when cocked.   By 2010, bow assembly […]

10 Safety Tips for Treestand Hunters

Unfortunately, it seems to happen every year – sometimes to people you know, sometimes to people you don’t.  Every archery deer season there is a report of a hunter who was injured or died from a fall from a treestand.  Don’t think it can happen to you?  Think again.  It’s estimated that one out of every three deer hunters […]

10 Scent Control Tips to Help You See More Deer

As an archery hunter, your main objective in the field is to get as close to your prey as you can, allowing for a closer shot with a higher chance for harvest success.  This can seem like a monumental task if you are hunting white-tailed deer, since deer have more scent receptors in their noses […]

Tips for Summer Crossbow Prep

Mid-to-late summer is when most crossbow hunters prepare for the upcoming fall archery hunting season.  Whether you are new to crossbows or you are a seasoned veteran, proper maintenance and tuning of your hunting crossbow, proper arrow selection, and practicing your shooting routine are all activities that will help you to be ready for the arrival […]

How To Properly Sight In A Multi-Line Drop-Compensating Scope

If your crossbow scope has windage and elevation adjustment knobs but does not have a speed adjustment dial, then you have a multi-line style drop-compensating scope.  The TenPoint Multi-Line Scope and 3x Pro-View 3 Scope are examples of this style.  The process for sighting in this type requires you to shoot at multiple distances and […]

Is a Lighter or Heavier Arrow Best for Crossbow Hunting?

With so many different arrow offerings now available on the market, how are you to choose which arrow will yield the most accurate and lethal results?  Is it best to maximize the speed of your crossbow by shooting the lightest arrow possible, or is it better to shoot a heavier arrow that carries with it […]

10 Steps To Properly Chronograph Your Crossbow

Whether you are determining crossbow bolt speed to calibrate a variable power scope or you want to calculate the kinetic energy of your bolt setup, knowing how to chronograph your hunting crossbow properly is critical to obtaining accurate speed data. Here are 10 steps for you to follow to properly chronograph your crossbow: Step 1: […]

5 Reasons to Mount Your Trail Cameras in the Spring

Trail cameras are your most valuable resource for scouting and monitoring deer activity in your hunting area year-round.  If you have not already placed your trail cameras in the woods for this year, you should consider mounting them sooner, rather than later, as you may be missing out on precious information that your cameras can […]

Are You Geared Up and Ready for Spring Turkey Season?

With the arrival of spring also comes the prospect that turkey hunting season is now around the corner.  The feeling of being in the woods on a crisp spring morning with gobblers firing off in every direction is indescribable.  Is harvesting a big, beautiful gobbler one of your crossbow hunting goals?  If so, here are […]

TenPoint Introduces the EVO-X CenterPunch Rear-Deploying Broadhead

Just in time for spring turkey season, TenPoint Crossbow Technologies has introduced the EVO-X CenterPunch Broadhead, a rear-deploying style broadhead with a simple, collarless design that delivers field point accuracy downfield and creates a devastating 1 7/8-inch wound channel! TenPoint’s engineers recently tested 20 industry leading broadheads for long-range accuracy, wound channel creation, and penetration […]

Top 5 Reasons to Shoot A Reverse-Draw Crossbow

Reverse-draw style crossbows like the TenPoint Nitro XRT and the Wicked Ridge RDX 400 have seen a rise in popularity over the past few years.  The reverse-draw design yields certain advantages over its traditional forward draw counterpart when it comes to balance, performance, and overall quietness of the shot.  If you have never thought of […]

The TenPoint Alpha-Nock: Pacing Modern Crossbow Performance and Design

Advancing manufacturing and materials technology has combined with design innovations to radically transform the crossbow segment over the last decade. Greater launch velocities, decreasing axle-to-axle widths, and reverse-limb designs have significantly evolved the crossbow platform in recent years. Ancillary equipment, however, has not necessarily kept pace. Consider the crossbow arrow nock. Nocks are dependent, as […]

TenPoint’s New Alpha-Nock: An Evolution in Crossbow Nock Design

One obvious change to hunting crossbow designs over the past 20 years is how narrow the bow assemblies have become.  When TenPoint produced its first line of crossbows in the late 1990’s, the widths of the bow assemblies were around 24-inches when cocked.   By 2013, the average width of TenPoint’s line-up was reduced to a […]

10 Maintenance Tips to Prep Your Crossbow for Storage

The deer archery seasons in most states are now coming to an end.  Hopefully, you had a successful harvest with your TenPoint, Horton, or Wicked Ridge crossbow this past season.  Before you put your crossbow away for the rest of winter, here are ten maintenance tips that you should follow to prepare your crossbow for […]

7 Tips for Hunting the Rut

For a majority of those who hunt whitetail deer, the rut is the most exciting time to be in the woods.  The chances of seeing mature bucks during the daytime in areas where does frequent are highly increased.  For those still left in the hunt, here are some tips and strategies that will help you […]

How To Properly Sight In A Variable-Power Drop-Compensating Scope

Does the scope on your crossbow have a dial on the rear bell with numbers on it?  If so, you have a variable-power style drop-compensating scope.  The EVO-X Marksman Scope and the TenPoint RangeMaster Pro Scope are examples of this style.  The numbers on the dial signify a range of arrow speeds.  This type of scope […]

It’s NOT Too Late To Plant Food Plots for This Season!

Field Landscape

Planting a food plot is a great way to attract more deer to your hunting area while helping to provide them with a supplemental food source and balanced nutrition. It is not too late to plant food plots for both the early and late parts of this year’s season! The following 10 basic steps for […]

How To Use Your Trail Cameras For Effective Scouting

Trail cameras are the most valuable scouting tool for monitoring deer activity in your hunting area. However, are you using them effectively? Are you really getting as much information from them as they offer? Here are some tips and tricks for properly placing, using, and maintaining your trail cameras so that they give you the […]

Summer Crossbow Maintenance Checklist

Here’s a list of things to do before you shoot your crossbow this summer! If your crossbow has dirt or grit on it left from the last season or has collected dust from being stored, use a cotton cloth with dish soap and water to gently wipe down any parts that need it. Check the […]

10 Steps to a Successful Food Plot

Planting a food plot is a great way to attract more deer to your hunting area while helping to provide them with a supplemental food source and more balanced nutrition.  The following 10 basic steps for planting food plots should serve as an easy guide for helping to achieve this portion of the deer management […]

The NXT Crossbow Revolution

In 2018, TenPoint has introduced three new crossbow models which have taken the marketplace by storm – the Shadow NXT, the Stealth NXT, and the Nitro X.  No, these crossbows are not just like your hunting rifles, but they are the most accurate and highest performing crossbows that TenPoint has ever built.  Why is there […]

Tips and Tricks for Calling Spring Turkeys

The early signs of spring are finally starting to appear in most locations around the country, and, for many hunters, the onset of spring means that turkey hunting season is just around the corner. For those of you who will soon be in the woods in search of a “long beard,” here are some tips […]

Beating the “Rut”

November is here. The most coveted time for a whitetail hunter to be in the woods is upon us. As you scroll through your social media feed or talk with your buddies and fellow hunters, don’t get discouraged if you aren’t basking in the same luck as those other guys. Keep your hunting crossbow at […]

Entrance and Exit Routes from Your Hunting Location

Something often times considered, but disregarded more often than not, is the entrance and exit routes to and from your treestands or ground blinds. Something to note is that your entrance and exit routes may not be the same on any given day, and that sometimes you might have to leave a stand in a […]

Using Trail Cameras to Locate a Buck's Core Area

Trail cameras featuring todays technologies can be pretty impressive. Sending images in real time via cellular service directly to your phone to alert you when a deer steps in front and triggers the camera is a remarkable advancement, and a testament to the engineers behind trail camera computer software. For all the improvements in technology […]

Choosing the Right Cocking Device

The best hunting crossbows have more to them than meet the eye. Speed, accuracy, and durability all come into play, but there are other factors to consider; like scope and, more importantly, cocking device. That can be a difficult and somewhat tricky decision to make. Cocking devices come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and […]