There are basically 4 kinds of an archery target available on the market today.
3D Archery Targets
- 3D Archery Target shoots have been around for some time now and there popularity keeps growing. These Foam archery targets have come a long ways and continue to improve both in realism and functionality. Some of the features to look for in a good 3D archery target are 1) Animal type, 2) Replaceable inserts or cores, 3) Ease of aero removal, 4) Cost, and 5) Size. There are several manufactures of archery targets for sale including Rinehart, Delta and McKenzie.
Block and Bag Archery Targets
- A Block or Bag Archery Target is normally smaller in size and is shot in the back yards. These Archery targets are made from a multitude of materials. These targets can also be stacked to build a larger wall.
- These are normally found at the local archery range or club and can be either round or square. The most common in the past has been a stack of 2 or 3 hay bales. These old fasioned Archery targets have limits now that the high powered compound bows have come on the market and pass through arrows became common. A newer style of archery target is now available, these are made of tightly compressed hay bales, layered Foam or carpet.
Paper Archery Targets
- There are 3 styles that are common Field, Hunter, and animal.