Wing Archery Founder
Elected to Archery Hall of Fame
lover of archery his entire life, Bob Lee was recently chosen
as the newest member of the Archery Hall of Fame.
Bob will be inducted in three categories, Bowhunter, Influence
on the sport and Contributor to the Sport.
the Bowhunters Hall of Fame in 2007, Bob now joins the 72 men
and women who make up the prestigious Archery Hall
In 1951 Bob formed an archery manufacturing company that
later became know as Wing Archery, which, at its peak,
produced 300 bows per day.
In 1963, Bob pioneered and produced the first three-piece
detachable limb bow on the market, the Wing Presentation II
take down bow. His three-piece bows have become the most
popular design of traditional bows in the archery world to
A charter member of the Pope & Young Association, Bob
was instrumental in setting industry standards.
Always having had an intense love for bowhunting in 1959
Bob lobbied successfully for an archery only hunting season
and and later assisted Glenn St.Charles in forming the Pope
and Young Club.
Bob Lee’s immeasurable contributions to archery and bowhunting
span six decades. The Bob Lee legacy is still evolving through
his partnership and collaboration with son Rob as they
continue to produce custom, handcrafted, American-made,
age of 84, Bob still works full-time in the business that
carries his name - designing and building his, handcrafted bows.
By Diane Miller
AHOF visits 2013 ATA
visit with Alice Lattimer and Ellie Scott
Friend, Don Clark
by M. R. James
Son's Tribute to his Mother
by Rick McKinney
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AHOF tours Bear Plant in Gainsville
Mrs. Frank ( Ellie) Scott and AHOF Board member
Billy Staples tour Bear Plant in Gainsville Florida
Ellie talks with Neil Byce, Bear Plant Manager
Fifty Years in Archery
The above photo was taken in 1990 and appeared in the
March-April issue of US Archer. How many Hall of
Fame Members can you recognize?
Mrs. M. R. (Janet) James helps out with
the AHOF Booth at the
Pope & Young 28th Biennium Awards
Banquet & Convention, April 10-13, 2013
Watch for more photos to follow
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visitors view museum since
opening on November 23rd, 2012.
Located on the upper floor of Bass
Pro Shops Outdoor
1935 S. Campbell Ave. Springfield,
foot facility has a collection of some
of the most unique memorabilia depicting
Alaskan Brown Bear taken by Fred Bear in 1960
donated by Dr. Clarence Hickman
to view more museum photographs
to view 2012 27th Induction
photos and Museum Preview
courtesy - Ann Butz
AHOF founder Dave Staples interviews Ann Butz
her 1973 PAA championship win.