Crossbows

Crossbow season for deer extended in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Deer hunters in Kentucky are getting a longer crossbow season, after a proposal to expand the season went into effect May 31. The new crossbow season will open the third Saturday in September and close the third Monday in January. This year it’s Sept. 21 to Jan. 20. A statement from the state Fish and Wildlife Department…

Wyoming wildlife managers table crossbow debate

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has declined to make any immediate changes regarding use of crossbows during the state’s archery season. Wardens and biologists in the Wyoming Game and Fish Department compiled a report recently that recommended not allowing crossbows during the special archery season. But the Casper Star-Tribune reports that some commission members expressed support…

Crossbows, off-highway vehicles/winch accessory kits recalled

A series of crossbows and an off-highway vehicle winch are among products being recalled, as noted in The Associated Press’ list of weekly recalled consumer products. All Fang XT, Fang LT and Thrive archery crossbows with serial numbers 2404285-2514039 have been recalled, according to the report. The serial number is on the bottom of the trigger grip. The model number can be…

Mission Crossbows, SUB-1: A new brand identity, crossbow platform

Mission by Mathews has announced the formation of Mission Crossbows, which according to the company will have a new brand identity separate from Mission Archery. Also according to the company, with the rebrand comes the introduction of a new crossbow platform – the SUB-1.  According to the company, CEO and Chief Engineer Matt McPherson and his engineering team set out to improve crossbows in every category – accuracy,…

PSE recalls 3 crossbow models

Precision Shooting Equipment, Inc. announced Aug 28 a product recall on its 2017 Fang XT, Fang LT and Thrive crossbows, shipped from Oct. 1, 2016 to Aug. 25, 2017. According to the company, the recall is being initiated because trigger mechanisms on the crossbows have been found to be out-of-specification, potentially leading to a premature firing or accidental discharge. PSE has received…