Traditional Archery and the Great Outdoors

Posts tagged “Hunting

Custom Take-Down Recurve

I am proud to announce that you can now get your very own   L.H Custom Archery “Apostle” 3 piece take-down recurve  at Traditional By We will soon be offering more bows from L.H Custom Archery so check in often. Made by Bowyer Lester Harper these custom bows are works of art, handcrafted one at a time using Green Mountain Camo Action Wood. The “Apostle” is available in draw weights from 30 to 70 pounds and draw lengths from 20 to 32 inches.

L.H Custom Archery will be the focus of the December Business Of The Month. Until then for more information you can contact me at, via “have a question” at Traditional By or on Facebook.


Honesty, kindness and generosity

The traditional archery community seems to be full of it! Honesty, kindness and generosity that is. It seems every time I turn around someone is giving, helping or sharing. Be it bows,  arrows, materials, knowledge or a little something to help someone through a rough time. I have seen this from businesses as well as individuals. Also, as a whole the people who make up the traditional archery community are honest people who work hard. They work hard to do what is right. They work hard to help ensure a better future for our children.

I am proud to be apart of this awesome group of string stretchers, bow benders and arrow slingers. To most of us it’s not just a sport or hobby. It’s a way of life, and what a life it is!

How did I get into archery?

I was asked recently how I got into archery. I was surprised when I couldn’t think of a good answer. After some thought I said, “ I guess I was born into it. I’ve had a bow and have been hunting for as long as I can remember”. I received my first bow for Christmas one year. I can’t recall how old I was. It was a yellow fiberglass bow with a plastic handle and a heavy nylon string. I think it also came with a couple of fiberglass arrows. I remember being very excited. I also remember getting slivers of fiberglass stuck in my hands. I still have that bow. As a matter of fact, I use it to check people’s draw length before I build them a bow. I also remember shooting my dad’s old Browning recurve when I was about eight years old. So, I suppose I wasn’t born with a bow in my hand, but close!