10 Best Archery Outfitters in South Carolina

By Alli Hill

10 Best Archery Outfitters in South Carolina

Whether for sport or survival, archery has found its following in South Carolina. Bow hunting in particular is a favorite among hunters in the Palmetto State, giving way for a variety of archery stores to set up shop and spread their passion for the sport. From bows and broadheads to sights and stabilizers, you’ll find every accessory you’ll need at the great archery outfitters of South Carolina. Here are our 10 favorites.  

1. The Archeryshack, Anderson, SC

You don’t have to live near Anderson to get the Archeryshack experience. They offer a full suite of services both in-store and online, from equipment sales to bow tunings and other maintenance. If you do live in or near Anderson, you’re in luck—they also offer personal instruction courses to help you learn how to shoot your best.

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2. Nichols Store, Rock Hill, SC

As one of the top outdoor sporting goods stores in the state, Nichols Store is renowned for their archery pro shop. They carry some of the best-in-class brands you’re familiar with, including Hoyt, Elite, and Bear. They’re also your one-stop shop for targets and other bow accessories to complete your archery experience.

3. The Archery Shop, Summerville and Wando, SC

With two locations, the Archery Shop carries one of the widest varieties of brands and products available anywhere. It’s the best place to find both new and gently used bows. They also offer additional archery services, including accessory installation (even if you didn’t buy your accessories from them!).

4. Carolina Arrow Sports, Clover, SC

This full-service archery shop also features an on-site 3D range run by professional archery instructors. You can book a session with them to improve your shooting, or simply peruse the store to find your next bow. For kids who can’t get enough of the sport, you can also schedule your next birthday party here.

5. Jeffery Archery, Columbia, SC

Nothing should stand between you and your chance to enjoy the thrill of archery. That’s why Jeffery Archery is your place for indoor target practice. Here you can join a league, host your child’s birthday party, or visit during open shooting hours to hone your skills (they even rent bows!). They also have an on-site pro shop to keep you stocked on equipment and supplies.

6. Saluda River Archery, Piedmont, SC

This indoor range also features a full retail shop on site to help you fuel your passion. They host tournaments and birthday parties, offer memberships to the range, and even hold summer camps to get the next generation interested in the sport. Here you’ll find some of the hottest brands in archery, including Mathews, Elite, Bowtech, and PSE.

7. Center Shot Specialties, Anderson, SC

Whether you’re into bow hunting or target practice, Center Shot Specialities has everything you need to stay on top of your game. Their fans love the reasonable prices and wealth of knowledge from the staff. Here you’re dealing with fellow archers who love the sport as much as you do, and that makes all the difference.

8. Sportsman Inc., Rock Hill, SC

As a full-service archery shop, customers expect nothing less than the best, and Sportsman Inc. delivers every time. Here you’ll find some of the top names in archery, including PSE and Elite. They offer all the repair services you need to keep your investments working and looking like new.

9. Irby Street Sporting Goods, Florence, SC

Locally owned and operated, Irby Street is exactly what you’d expect from a hometown sporting goods store. Their extensive knowledge of archery and the surrounding area mean you get the best possible experience every time. They cater to archers of all ages and experience levels to help you find the right gear that matches your needs.

10. Lexington Outdoors and Archery, Lexington, SC

This outdoors store is dedicated to helping bow hunters and just-for-fun archers get the most from their equipment. They carry the complete archery outfit, from bows and arrows to apparel and accessories, and will even install your purchases so you can get field-ready faster.

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