Archery is the skill of using a bow to propel arrows. It can be used in hunting, but is also a competitive sport and recreational activity. Nearly everyone — regardless of age, size, or physical ability — can succeed at archery.
Great Places For Archery
National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF)- Each year on the forth Saturday in September we celebrate NHF day by providing one free hour of shooting on the rifle/pistol range, shotgun patterning range, or the archery range and for shotgun shooters we allow one free round of trap or skeet. Bring your own firearms and ammunition to participate and regular check in, hours, and fees apply for other hours/rounds needed.
Explore the history of archery in North America from raw material harvest to bow design and performance. Then, using only hand tools and patience, craft your own hickory longbow work of art. Woodworking skills recommended. This program requires stamina and upper arm strength. We will provide interested individuals with a registration form and detailed supply list.Lists of references and resources for making future bows on your own will be provided.
Explore the history of archery in North America from raw material harvest to bow design and performance. Then, using only hand tools and patience, craft your own hickory longbow work of art. We will start on Thursday evening, continue on Friday morning, and finish up on Saturday.
This program requires stamina and upper arm strength. Having woodworking skills is strongly recommended, but not required. We will provide interested individuals with a registration form and detailed supply list. Lists of references and resources for making future bows on your own will be provided.
In partnership with the Adair Co. YMCA, the Missouri Department of Conservation is sponsoring a community event for any female role model and their special young man to attend the Mother-Son Nature Night at the Big Creek Conservation Area.
This even has an admission taken by the YMCA that will benefit their Child Nutrition Program. ($10/couple, $2 per additional child, no more than $15 as a cap) Hotdogs and chips are included in the admission!
Activities will include fishing and archery lessons (all equipment provided), crafts, a marshmallow roast, a nature-themed scavenger hunt, yard games and temporary tattoos!
Rain Date: Saturday, October 21st from 2-6 pm
Missouri Disabled Sportsmen in partnership with local landowners will be hosting two (2) mobility impaired hunters on a multi-day archery deer hunt in northeast Missouri.
The selected hunters will be allowed to take one (1) deer buck or antlerless deer using archery equipment.
Missouri Disabled Sportsmen will provide the selected hunters with room & board, experienced mentors, transportation to the farm and blind, an enclosed REDNECK blind to hunt from, and assistance with processing meat. MDS can also furnish a crossbow if needed.
The selected hunters will be responsible for their own transportation to the hunt and valid Missouri archery license.
The selected hunters will be notified approximately two-weeks prior to the hunt.