Author Archives: Calvin@SELFILMED

About Calvin@SELFILMED

Calvin grew up in southern Indiana, but now spends most of his time in the woods of eastern Virginia. Although he works full time in a casting facility, he still finds time to do things he loves; traveling with his wife Jamie, spoiling his daughter Arrow, playing with his dogs, and spending time in the woods.

Release Comparison – What are you shooting?

Like most archers, I started out shooting a compound bow with a wrist-strap style release back when I was in middle school. Not out of choice, it was the only one lying around the house that was available.  For most … Continue reading

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Spot Hogg Fast Eddie XL Multi-Pin Sight Review

I’m not going to lie:  I’ve been shooting with a Spot Hogg sight ever since I reunited with compound-bow hunting back in 2010.  Prior to that I was either in middle school shooting a bow that didn’t even fit me, … Continue reading

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SELFILMED 101 – Part 8 – Shot List

Part 8 – Shot List When illustrating the hunt of a lifetime, it is often stated that a picture is worth a thousand words. How much is a video clip worth? When you are self-filming, it is important to remember … Continue reading

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2018 ATA Show – Quality Archery Designs (QAD) and Optifade Camo

I’ve always loved an all black bow setup so finding accessories was never very difficult for me.  However, new and extremely effective patterns (such as the Gore Optifade patterns utilized with Sitka Gear) began to pop up over the past … Continue reading

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