The US bow manufacturers typically release their new ranges around October, so we expect to see the 2017 bows from Bear, BowTech, Diamond, Elite, Hoyt, Mathews, Mission and Win & Win, from late September on.

This page is for information, pictures and buzz we hear about 2017 compound and recurve target and hunting bows. We suggest you frequently check back here to get the latest.

Abbey Archery will bring you the full details as we learn them and we will be sure to include top quality photographs and our own comments.


Elite release 2017 Bow Range - January 10, 2017

Elite Archery have just released their new bows, at the 2017 ATA show, including the Tempo, Emerge, ReVol, Impression, Option 6 and Option 7 bows. Below are images and specs. We will add more during today, so come back and see further details as we obtain them (rollover the images for details):

Elite ReVol 2017 Specs Elite Tempo 2017 Specs Elite Emerge 2017 Specs 2017 Elite Cable Guard Elite Limbs 2017 Elite Option 6 Limbs 2017 Scott Talon Release 2017

Bowtech 2017 Bow news - November 29, 2016

Here are some pics of the new Reign 6 and Reign 7 bows:

Bowtech Reign 6 and Reign 7 Target Bows

Bowtech 2017 Bow news - November 25, 2016

Bowtech's new flagship bow launch is on the countdown. Stay tuned for further developments next week.

Bowtech 2017 Bow news - November 23, 2016

Bowtech Archery will begin the unveiling of its 2017 flagship bow today. There will be new episodes from The Making Of A Bowtech Flagship video series as well as contain product overviews, video reviews from leading industry media and television personalities plus the bow's specs and manual. Stay tuned for pics and specs at Abbey Archery.

Hoyt Launches its 2017 Bow Range - October 24, 2016

Here are the releases, so far:

Hoyt Prevail 2017 Target Bows Hoyt Carbon Tour 2017 Limbs Hoyt Grand Prix Epic 2017 Target Risers Hoyt Faktor 2017 Risers Hoyt Carbon 840 2017 Target Limbs

We will bring you the news as it happens, including pics.

Hoyt 2017 Bow News - October 23, 2016

Hoyt Buckskin Finish

We think the Hoyt Harvest Brown colour has been replaced by a Buckskin finish. It looks as if the limbs are going to match the riser colour.

Here is the colour on a riser and limbs.

Keep checking back as the Hoyt release time draws close.

Hoyt, Mathews and Mission 2017 Bows - October 20, 2016

We reckon that 24th October 2016 will be H Day, the day that Hoyt will unveil some of its great line up of 2017 bows. If you want to Get Serious, Get Hoyt....on the 24th! Watch this space.

We think Mathews and Mission will be announcing the release of their 2017 line of bows around 15th November 2016. It is thought that there will be new Flagship bows aimed at bowhunters as well as a new Ladies Bow and even a Youth bow. As soon as we hear more information, we will bring it to you. As they say, stay tuned!

Full details of Mathews and Bear 2017 Bows at Abbey Archery - October 19, 2016

Check our 2017 Bows page for complete details of each of the Bear, BowTech and Mathews ranges and selected 2017 bows from other manufacturers.

Bowtech Releases 2017 Target Bows - October 19, 2016

Bowtech has released their outstanding 2017 Target bows!

The new Fanatic 3.0 has been designed with valued input from a number of the best professionals the Archery Industry has to offer.

A refinement on the super tunable Fanatic 2.0, this latest offering includes significant new improvements such as a 10% stiffer riser, additional sight bracket threads to aid in getting the most out of your sight's elevation adjustability, new grip geometry with a flatter profile to increase stability, new rear stabilizer hole to aid in perfect bow balance and an increase in strand count for strings and cables to virtually eliminate creep and keep your specs solid.

The Fanatic 3.0 is available in two different customisable configurations to accurately match up with your individual shooting form.

The SD Cam System has an IBO speed of 320fps with a brace height of 7" and draw length range from 24-29".

The XL Cam System has an IBO speed of 315fps with a brace height of 7.38" and draw length range spanning from 28.5" to 32.5".

Both options have a generous axle to axle length of 37.75" and a mass weight of 4.7 lbs and come in four peak weight options from 40# - 70#

Stay tuned for even more information on these X-driving machines from BowTech.

Bowtech Fanatic 3.0

Bear 2017 Bow Range Launched - October 18, 2016

Bear has launched their exciting 2017 range onto the market!

New models for the upcoming year include the high-performance Moment with an IBO speed of 340 fps and compact 31" axle to axle, the intriguing LST Target bow, lightning fast LS-6 with an IBO speed of 355fps, value packed LS-2 RTH and LS-4 RTH packages and the ultra-light Prowess RTH Ladies bow with a mass weight of only three pounds.

Take a look at the 2017 Bear line-up to decide which new Bear you want to take into the outdoors!

Hoyt 2017 Target Bows News October 16, 2016

With the Hoyt 2017 Target Archery release date fast approaching, our phones have been ringing non stop!

This year the Podium X Elite has lived up to its name, devastating its competitors with wins all over the world in Target & Field Archery tournaments.

2016 has seen it conquer events such as The World Archery Festival and The World Cup Indoor Final in Las Vegas, The Outdoor World Cup Final in Denmark and The World Field Archery Championships in Ireland. Just to name a few!

We are excited to see what Hoyt will bring to the table in Target Archery for 2017!

Whether it be a refinement to the record-smashing Podium series or a ground breaking new model, Hoyt are sure to produce a medal winner that will be hot in the hands of Professional Archers and Competitors world-wide.

Stay tuned for all the latest news.

Elite 2017 News October 14, 2016

We are sure a new range of colours is just be the beginning of Elite Archery's new list of innovations for 2017.

The popular Energy 32 and Spirit have now been in the stable for the past 3 years and these models are like to be retired from the Elite line up.

We are predicting the announcement of a new high performance Hunting bow in the 32"-33" axle to axle range and fast, compact Women's/Youth bow, hopefully just around the corner!

Hoyt 2017 News October 13, 2016

Hoyt looks set to continue with the Carbon Defiant and its hyper fast partner, the Carbon Defiant Turbo, as their premier hunting bows leading into 2017.

Offered in a multitude of camo options and a wide spread of poundages, there is sure to be a Defiant that not only suits you, but also sets you elevates you above the rest.

With many Bowhunters across the globe resembling the "I am Defiant" lifestyle envisaged by Hoyt, the Defiant line has a list of success stories in the field that continues to grow each day that isn't looking to stop any time soon!

Elite 2017 News October 12, 2016

Elite Archery has opened our eyes wide with their dazzling new range of Target bow colours! Elite has announced a new  finish that they call "Rhinodize". They claim it has unprecedented durability, is scratch and chip resistant, has higher abrasion resistance and impact strength than an anodized riser. As well the Rhinodize finish delivers more protection in all weather conditions, which is important with target bows where the shooter needs to stand out from the crowd.

Any of the 12 new options available will be a stand out on the ultra-successful  Victory, Victory 37 & Impulse series running into 2017. These colours in order (L to R) are Canyon Orange, Cobalt Blue, Surge Red, Crimson Red, Famous Pink, Pine Green, Purple Rain, Serious Pink, Sunset Pink, Timberwolf Gray, Vette Yellow, Trendy Teal.

2017 Elite Archery Bow Colours

Bear 2017 News October 7, 2016

Rumour has it that there will be an all new line-up with Bear consisting of a possible brand new designed speed bow doing over 355fps at over 32” axle to axle. Plus an all-new target bow at over 37” axle to axle & at a great price.

Mathews 2017 Camo Bow Range - October 6, 2016

We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Halon X Comp from Mathews. The next evolution of the successful Halon platform, the new Halon X Comp is set to be a front runner in Tournament Archery for 2017. While gaining an extra two inches in axle to axle length with an increase to 37”, the Halon X Comp still retains its impressive IBO speed of 330 fps with a generous 7” brace height.

Specifications like these make for a tournament bow that can cover all bases. The new Halon X Comp is set to stamp its mark in all avenues across the tournament arena. Be it Target Archery, Field Archery or 3D, it will surely be seen amongst the winners circle in 2017.

Bear 2017 Bow Range - October 5, 2016

Bear Archery is expected to release their 2017 bow range on October 18. Stand by for some great new bows.

Mathews Releases 2017 Target Bow Range - September 26, 2016

Mathews Releases 2017 Target Bow Range

Mathews says "We are excited to kick off our 2017 product launch with two of the most accurate target platforms we've ever created - the TRX and HALON X Comp. Our Pro Staff is stoked for the upcoming tournament season, and we fully expect to see Team Mathews topping podiums with these two bows."

Mathews - September 24, 2016

It seems like Mathews are going to retain the very successful, accurate Mini Crosscentric speed cam system in its Target bow range that is likely to be released this week.

It is likely that this offering will include exciting new Target colours to make this a stand-out bow range.

Mathews - September 22, 2016

Currently looks like Mathews may be the first manufacturer out of the blocks for 2017. Mathews is to introduce a new 2017 target compound bow. Stay tuned. .

Elite Archery - September 20, 2016

A reminder that in July, Elite announced that it will be launching its line of 2017 bows in conjunction with the Archery Trade Association’s annual meeting, to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana in January of 2017.

Keep checking here for all the latest news and updates on the 2017 range of bows!

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