Hunting Bows Scarborough ME

Bow hunting is a popular option for hunters who want to feel close to nature and who prefer more traditional hunting methods. Bow hunting involves hunting wild game animals and requires a good knowledge of archery. See below for hunting supply stores in Scarborough, ME that give access to hunting bows, bows and arrows, and other hunting products.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 828-4950
Mall Plaza
South Portland, ME
 
Sports Authority
(207) 773-7400
364 Maine Mall Road, Unit 2-200
South Portland, ME
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Eastern Mountain Sports
(207) 541-1919
87 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 721-3074
131 Topsham Fair Mall Rd
Topsham, ME
 
The Soccer Camp at Colby College
Colby College
Waterville, ME
 
Maine Premier Soccer and Portland Phoenix
Portland Sports Complex, 512 Warren Ave
Portland, ME
 
Bare Knee Point Kayak Rentals
(207) 283-4455
45 Camp Ellis Ave
Saco, ME
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 622-3987
80 Stephen King Dr
Augusta, ME
 
Maine Premier Soccer and Portland Phoenix
Portland Sports Complex, 512 Warren Ave
Portland, ME
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(207) 990-5932
Bangor Mall
Bangor, ME
 

Bowhunting Bows

MATHEWS ARCHERY
This year Mathews offers just one new hunting bow, and it is the first from Mathews to take advantage of all the innovation the company has produced in the last 10 years.

Mathews Switchback

Switchback: Mathews representatives told me that the company's owner and single-cam mastermind, Matt McPherson, calls the Switch-back his best bow to date. Here's why. The bow has a 7-inch brace height that combines speed and punch with forgiveness. It also has parallel limbs to cancel the shock and recoil that come from accelerating and decelerating the limbs. Mathews pioneered that concept six years ago. The bow's new Straightline Cobra Cam is super smooth and produces level nock travel. The cam and idler are the same size, so you can set tiller measurements identically. Though perimeter weighted, the cam weighs nearly the same as the idler wheel, so both limb tips create approximately the same amount of momentum, for a balanced feel.

String vibration suppressors eliminate string noise, and the Roller cable guard is silent and efficient. While the Switchback doesn't debut any brand new concepts, it is highly praised because it has everything. It is fast, stable, portable and loaded with every useful Mathews feature. I shot it recently and feel that it is at least as good as the very popular Outback from 2004. The new cam, with a bit longer valley, is certainly welcome. The Switchback is one of the fastest bows on the market, with an IBO speed ...

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Choosing Your Hunting Bow

Selecting a new bow can prove to be as challenging as purchasing a vehicle. Before deciding what is right for you, several key questions need to be addressed. With an automobile, typical factors to consider might include the principal use of the motor vehicle, whether it's two-wheel or four-wheel drive, the desired gas mileage, color and expected level of comfort.

Taking the time to consider factors such as a bow's draw weight, draw length, overall weight and cam design can pay dividends in the field.

When choosing a hunting bow, you'll want to identify the primary use, draw length, draw weight, total mass, arrow speed, bow length, color and other specifications pertinent to your situation. All of these pieces to the puzzle determine the most critical factor of all.

Can you shoot the bow accurately? It is possible for one bow to fit all of the criteria you consider, but more often than not, concessions must be made in the selection process....

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