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Although vertical bowhunters and crossbow hunters often argue about differences between their chosen weapons, columnist Doug Koenig argues that — at least from a practical standpoint — they share much in common.

Crossbow Myths & Misconceptions

by Doug Koenig 8

Breaking down some of the myths and misconceptions when it comes to crossbows and crossbow hunting.

Ten-year-old Logan Maust of Smock, Pa., took this wide 8-pointer last fall using an Excalibur crossbow. New regulations adopted in Kansas will allow youth hunters there to use crossbows in that state's big-game seasons.

Kansas Expands Crossbow Use for Youth, Seniors

by Christian Berg 0

  Wildlife officials in Kansas voted last week to allow youth hunters (ages 15 and under) and senior hunters (ages… more »

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Strange Brew: Helicopter Hog Hunting With A Crossbow

by Christian Berg 15

I realize the whole topic of crossbows and crossbow hunting can be a bit controversial among Petersen’s BOWHUNTING readers. However,… more »

Cross Hero

New Kid on the Crossbow Block

by Christian Berg 0

It’s no secret that the crossbow market remains the fastest-growing segment of the archery industry. And that being the case,… more »

Before taking your crossbow into the field, it’s important to practice until you are familiar with your bolt trajectory at various ranges. This photo shows the point of impact from Doug Koenig’s TenPoint crossbow using the 20-yard crosshair at 20, 30 and 40 yards.

Determining Maximum Range for a Crossbow

by Doug Koenig 1

What is the maximum range for a crossbow? That’s a tough question to answer. Modern crossbows typically generate speeds anywhere… more »

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