By Penny Fox
Whether you’re an expert archer or you’re just starting out, sportsmen and women of all skill levels have to stock up on the best gear. Kentucky has an abundance of excellent places to do just that. Find everything from quivers and sights to crossbows and arrows at these 10 awesome local archery outfitters in Kentucky.
Located in Northern Kentucky, M&M Archery is your one-stop shop for all things archery. This unique family-friendly spot is open every day except Sunday and Monday and offers everyone excellent service and quality products like Bear, Mission, and Black Eagle. Carrying a full line of bow, recurves, and crossbows with all the accessories for each like quivers, sights, and release aids, they also have bow tuning and repair services. Visit the custom arrow center, and try out one of the NFAA indoor archery practice ranges or the 3D target range. Lessons and rental equipment are available for any age, and they’ll even host special events like team-building exercises and birthday parties.
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Serving the local community since 1996, and with a nice selection of arrows, bows, and related equipment from top manufacturers in the archery field like Mission, QAD, and Mathews, King’s Archery Outfitters in Louisville, Kentucky, takes service and customer satisfaction to a new level. If you’re a beginner, want to brush up for hunting season, or get ready for a tournament, there are classes and instructors that will help you prepare. King’s is open Tuesday through Saturday.
Family owned and in business since 1978, Bent Arrow Archery in New Haven, Kentucky, has made a name for themselves with the top-notch service and great products they sell. You can find brands like Genesis, PSE, and Mission for your bow needs, and they have custom-made arrows in store, but if you have a specific need, the owners will be happy to special order it for you. Whether you’re getting ready for bow season or the NASP, use right or left-landed equipment, want to purchase new or repair what you have, Bent Arrow is the place to go.
In business for more than 16 years, and known as one of the best archery supply shops in western Kentucky, Hunter’s Den in Russellville is the place to go for the latest equipment and great brands like Rage and Genesis. Hunter’s Den was also voted a “Top 100 Retailer” four years in a row by Mathews, Inc., and they pass their extensive knowledge and experience on to their customers. You can trust that this pro shop will deliver excellent and fast service at reasonable prices. Visit the outside shooting range for practice and have your bow serviced for best results from an experienced bowman.
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Open every day except Sundays and in business for over 21 years, Mike’s Guns & Archery in Frankfort, Kentucky, has everything you need related to firearms and archery accessories. If they don’t have it, they can often find it at better prices than the larger retail stores, saving you dollars in the process. The quality of their products is matched by the excellent customer service you get.
Looking for a new bow? Need to have your current bow serviced? Arrows and Antlers Archery in Butler, Kentucky, is the place to visit. Open daily from 6:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. except on Sunday, this local archery shop is an authorized Mathews dealer with plenty of products in stock, but if they don’t have it, they can order it. You can test your bows for accuracy in the indoor shooting range.
For a top-notch place to get all your archery needs, stop by On Target Archery and Outdoors in Mayslick, Kentucky. Whether you’re a professional archer, an avid sportsman or sportswoman, or you want to take up a new recreational hobby, you’ll find helpful people who can guide you to the best products on the market from trusted brands like Viper, Hoyt, Mission, Stryker, Bowtech, and many more. Open every day but Sunday, try the great indoor range to improve your technique.
Herndon Archery in Herndon, Kentucky, is a veteran-owned business that specializes in one-stop shopping for professional and custom-made bows and arrows. An authorized Elite dealer, Herndon Archery also has custom-made bow strings and takes the time needed to make sure you have what you need. Safety and understanding of correct techniques are important and stressed for every customer, and no matter how busy they are, you’ll have individual attention that will make you leave satisfied.
Established in 1945, Pape’s in Louisville, Kentucky, has over a million square-feet of space and inventory that includes new products, specialty services, discontinued items, and promotional offers. They also have muzzle loading products, camping, and ATV supplies for the complete outdoors experience. Unmatched service and selection is what you can expect at Pape’s, and everyone on staff is experienced with bow hunting and the desire to serve the archery community.
Locally owned and operated, Blevins Gap Outdoors is a specialty archery gear shop that is dedicated to providing the best equipment, supplies, and resources for a great hunting and fishing experience. Louisville, Kentucky, is home to this small-town shop with big service. Proud supporters of the NASP program and promoting archery as a sport, they prefer to remain independent from single brands and offer the best of all companies like Easton, Beman, Gold Tip, and Carbon Express. With over 50 years of experience, you can trust that you’ll get the guidance and knowledge you need.