Archenemy™ – a new line of heavy duty bowfishing gear guaranteed to rival rough fish everywhere

Category: Product Announcement

 May 28th, 2015 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified May 28th, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Bowfishing, the ultimate combination of bowhunting and sight fishing, is the next big thing, and you can get in on the action with Archenemy™  gear. This brand new line of bowfishing equipment is for those new to the sport as well as those who have already discovered the thrills of arrowing carp, gar and other rough fish.

Like bowhunting, getting the right bow and outfitting it with the accessories you need is the name of the game. The high-quality Archenemy Bowfishing Package has everything you need at a price you’ll feel good about.

The Archenemy Bow is a rugged, high-energy compound bow that measures 32-inches axle-to-axle. Its compact size makes it comfortable and easily maneuvered. It has a draw length of up to 30-inches to fit many shooters, and it has an incredibly smooth draw cycle and constant draw weight, making it optimal for snap shooting. Plus, the Archenemy bow looks really cool, too.

The bow package comes ready to hit the water with an Archenemy Rapid Fire Arrow Rest, Archenemy Nemesis Reel, Archenemy Reel Seat, Archenemy Tournament Series Arrow, and Archenemy Tournament Series braided 200-lb. test line. You get all this for $379.99. The fish don’t stand a chance, but your wallet does.

Available separately is the Archenemy Nemesis Reel. The Nemesis has a uni body design for strength and four stainless-steel bearings to keep it running smooth. The reel uses new SSC Technology™ that super-sizes the components for long life. It has an extra-large main shaft, too, that holds up even when you’re torquing in a titan. The Archenemy Nemesis reel features a 33-lb. drag with low 2.7:1 low gear ratio for increased power, and it comes spooled with Archenemy braided 200-lb. test line. It is available for $49.99.

The Archenemy Tournament Series braided line is also available separately. Like the top braided fishing lines available today, the Archenemy line has a 0.030-inch diameter for improved arrow speed and reduced drag. The line comes in 100-foot spools and is rated to 200 pounds. You can choose between lime green or white. Each spool will only set you back $9.99.

The arrows used in bowfishing are poles apart from those used for deer hunting. Because bowfishing arrows must travel through water and punch through fish scales, they must be way more heavy duty. The Archenemy Tournament Series arrow is perfect for the job. They are made of thick 5/16-inch fiberglass with a precision tip that is designed to penetrate the thickest gar scales. The tip is barbed to keep the arrow in the fish upon impact. It is available with or without an AMS slide that helps prevent snapback. Each arrow costs $9.99 or $14.99 with the slide.

So gear up and prepare for battle. There are gar, carp, and other rough fish waiting for you to become their Archenemy. Go to http://www.basspro.com/ or your nearest Bass Pro Shops® store to check out the latest Archenemy Bowfishing equipment.

Want to see Archenemy gear in action and shop for your own gear? Come to the U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship and World’s Bowfishing Fair June 12-14, 2015, at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, Missouri. The World’s Bowfishing Fair promises to be a mash-up of free seminars, exhibits, celebrities, live music, giveaways, and great deals on bowfishing gear. The tournament portion of the weekend promises to be exciting as well. The U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship is the biggest bowfishing event in the world, hosting nearly a thousand of the nation’s top bowfishermen who are competing for a whopping $100,000 in cash and prizes. For more information about that event, visit http://www.basspro.com/usopen.

About Bass Pro Shops®
Bass Pro Shops®, which specializes in outdoor fun, operates 92 stores and Tracker Marine Centers across America and Canada that are visited by more than 120 million people every year. Bass Pro Shops stores, many of which feature restaurants, offer hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear while their catalogs and website serve shoppers throughout the world. The company’s Tracker Marine Group® (http://www.trackermarine.com), a leading brand of fishing boats for more than 37 years, manufactures and sells a variety of boats for fishing and cruising. Family fun is on tap at Bass Pro Shops resort Big Cedar Lodge® (http://www.bigcedar.com), voted by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 50 Best Hotels for Families in the U.S. For more information, visit http://www.basspro.com.  To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO.  Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/bassproshops.

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