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Best Bow Shops in Minnesota

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I would like to hear where the best bow shops are in Minnesota because i am looking at getting a used bow to set up for bowfishing. West Central Minnesota or even the eastern dakotas would be the closest to me. I heard there might be one in alexandria or watertown sd. Any shop that i would be able to find a quality bow for bowfishing would be nice. If they have the supplies and know how to help set it up would be better. Thanks

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Gene's Sport Shop - Perham, MN

Dalton Outdoors - Dalton, MN

Shooting Sports Outlet - Parker's Prairie, MN

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How about our fine sponsor at Cabin Fever in Victoria. Great shop and have had great help over there.

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DJs Sporting Goods in Montevideo.

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Richmond Marine and Sports in Richmond, MN is a good one I've used.

Also Owl Sports in Glenwood. Hes kind of spendy though.

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DJs Sporting Goods in Montevideo.


I was there last year - way over priced - and not very knowledgable

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I cannot say that Cabin Fever is the best in the state but, I will say that they have done well by myself and many, mnay friends. It would be at least worth a call and tell them you are a FMer. here's thier link and info.

http://cabinfeversportinggoods.com/

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I bought my bow from Owl sports in Glenwood last summer and definetly not disappointed in it. Friendly and knowledgable

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Archery Country in St.Cloud.

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Oak Ridge Archery in Kasota (just north of Mankato) Carries Bowtech bows and all kinds of archery/hunting items. Great shop!

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If you guys are up in the Grand Rapids area, stop by my dad's place, Itasca Archery Supply. He's also got a website under the same name. He's been in the business for 30+ years. There's also an outdoor range and outdoor 28 target 3d range.

Brian

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owls sports is good for bowfishing gear. it was because of that shop that i got into bowfishing. im still determined to nail a 30 lb carp with a bow this summer and solidly win the biggest carp contest. i want that trophy!

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2044mustang I am with you on that one. Donny will treat you right

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Mike's Archery in St. Cloud. Nice range too!

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hey guys i live in eden prairie which are the closest stores. and do any of these take trade ins. my wife said if i can trade in my gun straight up for a bow or trade in she would cover the difference for fathers day. i dont know much about let off, and weight, or anything to that matter. I would like a place that would be willing to help yet not try to push their products in my face and try to sell me something i dont need.

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USPENAMC,

Definitely check out Cabin Fever in Victoria. Not a real long drive for you and they have a very knowledgeable staff. They sell used bows so I know they take trades. I would guess they take used guns for trade as well.

Good luck,

WG

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For those of you in the st cloud area, do you prefer Mike's or Archery Country. I plan on going to both on saturday in the search for a new bow.

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I like Mikes way better!! Evertime I went to archery country they would goof something up or not listen,but they do have the techkno hunt.

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My vote hands down, CABIN FEVER. Jeff has a great group of knowledgeable staff there. Tell them your from FM.

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Jeff and the boys at CABIN FEVER will take care of all your needs.

Tell Jeff, Dan from Royal Flush sent ya. wink.gifgrin.gif

Dan

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For those of you in the st cloud area, do you prefer Mike's or Archery Country. I plan on going to both on saturday in the search for a new bow.


I've had better luck at Archery Country in St. Cloud. Haven't been to Mike's new store yet however.

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I like Mikes Archery. I bought my last bow from them. I haven't been to the new shop yet. I've heard its really nice though.

No complaints with Archery Country either.

Its great having 2 Archery shops in town, not to mention Gander, Sprtsman whse, and Scheels. I've also seen signs for an archery shop/shooting range south of Avon. Has anyone been out there?

Nels

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I went to archery country and Mikes this past weekend, and i liked mikes better. Archery had more bows, but mikes had better service, nice range. I walked into gander looking for something else, and i saw that they did not have many bows, so i kept walking to find what i was looking for. I will have to check out scheels and sportsman's before i decide what i want. Two of the bows i like the most were the new mathews and the new Hoyt (dranelin and vectorix, respectively).

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The archery shop at Scheel's in St. Cloud and the manager there in particular has always treated me right and helped me volumes since I started bowhunting 3 years ago. He really knows his stuff and doesn't try to sell me on more than I need.

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