How to Aim in Bowfishing

How to Aim in Bowfishing

by Ryan Simmons April 13, 2021 1 Comment

Shooting a bow seems like an easy thing to do, but aiming it can sometimes be complicated (especially when bowfishing). There are two main methods that you can use for aiming a bow: using bow sights or instinctive shooting.

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So, you want to be a bowfishing guide... now what?

So, you want to be a bowfishing guide... now what?

by Ryan Simmons February 07, 2021 1 Comment

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Bowfishing for Beginners: The Gear You Need and How to Start

Bowfishing for Beginners: The Gear You Need and How to Start

by Ryan Simmons January 31, 2021

Bowfishing is a great way to get out and enjoy the outdoors. It can also be an extremely fun and addicting pastime. Best of all, if you are interested in bowfishing, it's easy to try. In this article, we'll talk about the basic gear you need and few simple steps that you can take in order to help you get your feet wet on your first bowfishing trip! 

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Bowfishing 101: All the basics you need to know before bowfishing

Bowfishing 101: All the basics you need to know before bowfishing

by Team Loxley January 17, 2021

Some people know what bowfishing is and have first-hand experience with it; if you're part of the Loxley Team you fall into this group of awesome people. But, in general, how many people.....

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7 Tips to Prepare for Peak Bowfishing Season

7 Tips to Prepare for Peak Bowfishing Season

by Ryan Simmons January 08, 2021

Well, January has finally arrived. For those of us here in the north, that means deer season is over and hard water (that's ice for our southern friends) is upon us. Although we still have ice fishing and small game hunting, I use this time to do inventory of my bowfishing gear and determine what upgrades I want so I’m ready by ice off.

Ice off is hands down some of the best shooting you will have all year. Fish are still schooled up and coming in to feed in warmer, shallower waters. That means it’s one of the best times to get on some of the biggest fish you will shoot in one location. As an added bonus, the water is so cold the fishes' metabolism is slowed down enough to make them sluggish. Often times, you can get multiple shots at the same fish without moving the boat.

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Building a Steering Stick (or

Building a Steering Stick (or "Sexy Stick") for our Bowfishing Rig

by Team Loxley October 24, 2020 2 Comments

Anyone who uses a foot controlled trolling motor knows that the Captain Morgan stance isn't comfortable. Steering with one foot and standing on the other goes out of favor within an hour or two. This is where the sexy stick comes in to help. The sexy stick (also referred to as a steer stick) attaches via a plate to the foot pedal. The plate has a welded stick that protrudes up in order to let the operator steer the boat comfortably while standing. 

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How to Convert a Hunting Bow to a Bowfishing Bow

How to Convert a Hunting Bow to a Bowfishing Bow

by Team Loxley September 13, 2020

When it comes to bowfishing, the most important piece of gear for any outing is your bowfishing bow. And we’ve written about types of bows people use for bowfishing before. Unfortunately, many people do not have the money to go out and buy a brand new bowfishing setup. Fortunately, this isn’t a big problem because if you have an old hunting bow laying around, you can easily convert it into your new bowfishing bow!

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Bowfishing Without a Boat

Bowfishing Without a Boat

by Team Loxley July 11, 2020

You only need a few basic pieces of equipment to start bowfishing and, fortunately, a boat is not one of them. If you’re just getting into bowfishing and do not have access to a boat, you can still target fish right from the shore. Here are a few tips to help you when you are bowfishing without a boat!

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What To Do with Your Fish After Bowfishing

What To Do with Your Fish After Bowfishing

by Team Loxley March 20, 2020 2 Comments

As we all know and learn early on, it's possible to stack up hundreds of pounds of fish in just one night of bowfishing. One of the biggest impediments to beginning bowfishing is lack of information, like not knowing what to do with the fish once they have been shot. So we've put together some ways to use the fish after your bowfishing outings.

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7 Reasons Why People Don’t Like Bowfishing (and how we can change their minds)

7 Reasons Why People Don’t Like Bowfishing (and how we can change their minds)

by Ryan Simmons February 24, 2020 6 Comments

Bowfishing: It’s not just a sport, for some people it’s a lifestyle. Bowfishing has steadily grown in popularity over the last two decades. Unfortunately, with popularity also comes criticism.

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7 Tips for Finding New Bowfishing Spots in Unfamiliar Waters

7 Tips for Finding New Bowfishing Spots in Unfamiliar Waters

by Jon Graves October 02, 2019 2 Comments

These seven tips will help you narrow your list down to 3 or 4 bowfishing spots to try when you're in a new area. Don't worry, we'll help guide you through with an example.

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Bowfishing Lighting Series, Part 1: AC vs. DC

Bowfishing Lighting Series, Part 1: AC vs. DC

by Jon Graves June 20, 2019 1 Comment

AC or DC? Choosing the right lighting system depends on your goals as an archer-angler and, as with most things, how much you are willing to spend. But don’t be discouraged! You can build a system that will work just fine without spending a fortune. In this article, we talk about what you should know and consider before choosing a lighting setup for your bowfishing needs.

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