The archery and bowhunting industry gathered in St. Louis, Jan. 11-13, for the 2024 ATA Show. Manufacturing exhibitors launched a record 156 new archery and bowhunting products at the Show, giving industry professionals a first look at products unveiled for the new year.
A panel of industry experts evaluated the products based on their new product design, innovation and ability to meet customer demands. They awarded winners in first, second and third place in the ATA’s New Product Launch Showcase.
Read about the winners below and see other top favorites from our judges. Visit your local archery pro shopand consider adding these new products to your bowhunting arsenal in 2024.
The StealthRig Lite is the company’s newest magnetic-based vehicle for carrying a bow. The harness secures your bow but leaves it easily accessible if a shot opportunity presents itself while you’re hiking into, out of or through the woods. It can be worn with other bino harnesses, on a pack or on a truck seat. It was designed with a wide range of functions and allows for easy storage or retrieval of your bow. The product retails for $200.
The Hypo 2 Blade broadhead is a two-blade broadhead with 10 smaller blades on a single bevel platform. It was designed to fly quietly, perform like a field tip and kill quarry quickly. The broadhead has little drag and is known for immediately leaving blood on the ground. The Hypo 2 Blade is available in 100/125/200-grain models. The broadheads will be available in June 2024 for about $80 for a pack of three.
The HyperLite Climbing Sticks are beyond ultralight. According to the company, ounce for ounce, they’re the lightest, strongest, quietest and most compact climbing sticks on the market. They’re created out of a new proprietary material called Magnite, which is 33% lighter, 22% stronger, 110% harder, and has three times more vibration dampening than current aluminum. The HyperLite climbing sticks are 16 inches step to step and9 inches wide, and they weigh 17.5 ounces each, or 4.4 pounds for a four-pack. They have a 300-pound weight rating and retail for $449 per four-pack.
The ATA’s panel of industry expert judges also deemed winners in the six following product categories:
Honorable mention products include:
ATA members could see, touch and test all the products released on Day 1 of the Show. Many retail pro shop owners from across the country placed their orders and will receive these new items this year. Visit your local archery pro shop to check them out and learn more about the latest products on the market for 2024.