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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…



Garmin Instinct

Garmin Instinct Review. Tough AND smart.

The Garmin Instinct
Who says tough can’t be smart?

Hey, I’ll admit it. I’m one of “those guys”… I have to have the latest greatest techy gear no matter what the cost. And that is why I currently have a …



Carbon Backcountry trekking poles

S&S Archery CL Backcountry Trekking Poles

A note from the owner on why we developed our own backcountry trekking poles-

At S&S…



Swarovski SLC’s or EL’s Which are the Best Hunting Binoculars?

Which are the Best Hunting Binoculars?

Get a group of dedicated hunters together for more than a few minutes and invariably the best hunting binoculars will become the topic of conversation. And yet, with so much focus on this topic, very few…



2018 Optics Demo and Binocular Shootout

2018 S&S Archery Optics Demo

Our 2018 Optics Demo at the NW Mountain Challenge 3D Shoot turned out awesome!  The weather was great in Tamarack Idaho.  And the setting was high mountain timber, perfect for testing…



2018 Tightspot Quiver

2018 Tightspot Quiver

What’s new for the 2018 Tightspot Quiver? The most trusted, tightest fitting, and most…



2018 Spot Hogg Updates

2018 Spot Hogg Updates

 

2018 Spot Hogg Sights and Releases

What is new in 2018 for the toughest line of bow sights on the market?



The Perfect Western Hunting Bow Sight, made Perfecter…

S&S Built Black Gold Verdict Bow Sight

We are constantly trying to find outstanding backcountry gear that offers value and performance. While that may sound easy enough, throw in durability, excellent customer service, and of course lightweight. Now you…



2018 ATA Show Highlights

The Best of the 2018 ATA Show

The ATA show is the annual archery trade show usually held back east.  Its one of our favorite events where we get to see our friends in the industry, talk to potential vendors and…



2017 gear Quivalizer with molded hood

New Quivalizer with a Molded Hood

Updated lighter weight Quivalizer with molded hood

I have been using the original Option Archery Quivalizer for a couple years now.  Not only for target and 3d shooting but also for hunting. If you read my…



First Lite Layering

First Lite Layering System

Layering First Lite Merino Wool

So, what’s all the hype about “layering systems” and merino wool?  After all, plenty of animals have been killed by guys wearing blue jeans and a flannel shirt.  It wasn’t until I…



2017 Optics Shootout Results

2017 Optics Shootout

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could get binoculars and spotting scopes from Leica, Swarovski, Kowa and Vortex. Line them up and have a whole bunch of folks compare them head to…