Use Your Quiver to Balance your Bow

Find balance.  Seems like a pretty vague goal but in archery there are dozens of products aimed at helping you do just that.  Finding the perfect combination of stabilizers, weights, offsets, and angles so that your bow sits…



Hamskea hybrid hunter pro limb driven archery arrow rest

Hamskea Hybrid Hunter Pro

The Hamskea Hybrid Hunter Pro is an easy to tune limb driven arrow rest.  It is available in standard and micro-tune versions.  Also check out…



Spot Hogg MRT sight rings

Spot Hogg Multiple Ring Technology: What is it and Why Does is Matter?

I would argue that no one experiences more variable lighting conditions than bowhunters. From those crucial minutes before sunrise and sunset, to popping into and out of timber pockets chasing elk, the ability to adapt in changing light and maintain…



Spider Archery Tracker Stabilizer

Spider Archery Tracker Stabilizer

There’s a Spider Archery Tracker Stabilizer on just about every bow in our shop.  Their lightweight carbon fiber and aluminum construction put the weight where it matters and nowhere else.  They are made in Central Point Oregon by a…



Sot HOgg Tuff Guy Archery Release

Spot Hogg Tuff Guy Release

The Spot Hogg Tuff Guy builds on the wildly successful Wiseguy Release but includes a closed jaw system for added security.  Available with a leather buckle in both black and camouflage or with a BOA strap system.  For…



Steve Speck Looking through swarovski EL SLC and Vortex razor hd binoculars on slik and sirui tripods with VA-5 Video heads

Tripod Glassing Tips

In recent years tripod glassing has become the new normal in western hunting (for good reason!).  Whether you’ve been doing it forever or it is brand new to you this article lines out some tripod glassing tips that aim to…



Hamskea Trinity Hunter Pro

Hamskea Trinity Pro Hunter Arrow Rest

The Hamskea Trinity Hunter Pro is one of the most robust arrow rests we’ve ever come across. This video covers the features and characteristics of Hamskea’s newest arrow rest and why we like it so much!  Also check…



Black Gold Sight Bases: Which is best for your build?

Black Gold offers a wide variety of mounting options for…



Black Gold Dual Indicator System: Gimmick or Great?

A few months ago Black Gold released their new Dual Indicator System. First featured on their Mountain Lite sight, it is now an available option on all their Ascent…



ascent mountain lite

Black Gold Ascent Mountain Lite

Black Gold Ascent Mountain Lite 

Before we get to the Black Gold Mountain Lite, we need to look at our favorite sight, the Black Gold Verdict. …



Razor UDH 10x42 review

Vortex Razor UHD 10X42 Review

Vortex is one of the most loved brands in hunting optics, and quite possibly the entire hunting community. And for good reason. Top shelf customer service and VIP no fault lifetime warranty, Vortex is known for great…



rangefinder judges

2019 Optics Demo Results

S&S Archery lets YOU decide “What’s the best rangefinder”?

Our annual optics demo at the NW Mountain challenge @ Tamarack, Idaho is a perfect example of why you…



sight in a black gold sight

How to Sight in a Black Gold Adjustable Sight

Sighting in a Black Gold Sight – Updated for Dual Indicator Sights

Find our notes on setting up your Dual Indicator at the end... Sighting in a Black Gold sight should be easy, but for some it can be confusing….



Black Gold Sight need more left

Help! I need more left windage on my Black Gold sight!

More Left!!

Are you trying to setup your Black Gold sight, and finding that you need more left windage? This is a problem that is becoming more common with increasing riser widths. But fear not, most of the…



Whats the best stabilizer for your hunting bow?

Do you REALLY need a stabilizer on your hunting bow?

A good stabilizer performs 2 jobs. Primarily its purpose is to stabilize your bow, and…



XCM525c removed legs

First Look at the Promaster XC-M 525c tripod

Promaster XC-M 525c Tripod

Hearing that Promaster was coming out with a new series…



tightspot rise hook

TightSpot Rise – A Whitetail Hunter’s Quiver

Don’t Treestand hunters need a quality quiver?

Tightspot has a new, high quality quiver out for 2019 aimed at treestand bow hunters. And why not? Don’t treestand hunters need a good quality quiver? Tightspot is well known to western…



Fast Eddie XL Double Pin

Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL Double Pin

Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL

It’s been a couple years since we took a good hard look at one of our best selling bow sights, the Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL. New bows are arriving and it’s time to…



New Slik Tripods for 2019

2019 Tripods from Slik for Backcountry Hunting

Out with the old Slik tripods, and in with the new? Well sort of. We have been carrying our 2 favorite Slik tripods for years. Actually for 8 years!  Even when Slik…



Black Gold Pro Review

Black Gold Pro

Black Gold Pro
Weight Matters

This time of year most manufacturers are releasing new products for…