Tagging a mature buck during the rut in PA. Just another hunt for the Everyday Bow Hunter.

Learning to Be a Better Bow Hunter One Day at a Time

As a former U.S. Army Green Beret turned Bow Hunter, I appreciate bow hunting and the challenges that come with it. That’s why I created “The Everyday Bow Hunter.” A place where you can learn to be a better bow hunter.

Join me on this journey and we can become better hunters together.

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Prepare. Plan. Adapt. Hunt.

Hello! I’m Mike Manley, The EveryDay Bow Hunter. As a former U.S. Army Green Beret, I understand what it takes to be meticulous about Preparation, How to Plan for everything, Adapt to changing conditions, and Hunt my prey with deadly force and precision. Ready to Get Started? Let’s Go!


I’m meticulous about my preparation. I take a lot of time to ensure I’m ready for the season and in this section, you can see what I do to prepare for the archery season.

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Part of being prepared is also having the right gear. I have been testing and reviewing tactical and hunting gear for over 30 years. See my latest tests and reviews here.

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If you want to be a successful bow hunter, I’ve learned you must have a plan. Just like any mission you go on, success is determined by your preparation and planning. See what my military experience has taught me and how I use it for bow hunting.

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Every successful hunt begins and ends with identifying the fresh sign that will show you where you should hunt. Scouting is critical to your success. See what I do to optimize my success.

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I have learned that to be a successful bow hunter, you must be adaptable, mobile, and strategic. In this section, you’ll see what I do to maximize my hunting success.

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Bow Hunting Calculators

Take the guesswork out of your gear setup with my Bow Hunting Calculators. Designed to optimize your hunting experience, these tools provide accurate measurements for draw length, arrow speed, kinetic energy, FOC, and more.

Draw Length

Measure and Calculate your draw length in a minute. Get fast and accurate results here in just a few clicks now.

Arrow Weight Calculator

Optimize your arrows for your bow, what you are hunting, and for you. Calculate arrow weight fast here.

Arrow Speed Calculator

Dial in your arrow optimization and fine-tune your arrow speed, kinetic energy, and momentum here.

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About Me

Meet Your Guide: Mike, The Everyday Bow Hunter

My name is Michael Manley and I am more than just a seasoned bow hunter. I’m a retired U.S. Army Green Beret, a family man, a lover of the great outdoors, and an expert guide ready to share my knowledge and experience in my daily journey to becoming a better bow hunter. Learn More About Me Here.

*I’ve developed a Strategic Hunting Guide that will show you my mobile and adaptable approach to bow hunting—see it here.

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My Most Popular YouTube Videos

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The Everyday Bow Hunter Podcast
How to Plan Your Hunt
Buck Bedding 101

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