Each new hunting season presents an opportunity to shop for new gear. With archery season upon us, you may have found yourself in need of a new stand, optics, or scents. Whether you’re shopping online or heading to your local bow shop, you may have found yourself overwhelmed by the options. Opinions about the best hunting gear vary, but Outdoor News‘ Dan Durbin offers a good starting point with his picks for 2013′s new archery accessories.
Today’s bowhunter has more rests, arrows, and trinkets to choose from than ever before — heck, you could fill up a 5,000-square-foot archery shop and not even touch all of the offerings. Where does an archer begin? Well, a starting point can be found below, but make sure to get into your local shop to test most of these products out before ‘pulling the trigger.
Photos: Nockturnal (top); New York Department of Environmental Conservation (above)
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