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World Greatest selects Bear Archery

Evansville, IN — In 2011 The World Greatest, a TV show which airs on the ION Network set out to find the world’s greatest archery company and after the selection process was complete one company stood out amongst the rest…Bear Archery.

Bear Archery was founded in 1933 by Fred Bear whom many consider to be the “father of modern-day bow hunting”. Bear Archery started in the corner of a small shop in Detroit, MI upon expansion was moved to Grayling, MI and eventually moved in 1978 to Gainesville, FL.

“Fred Bear paved the way for all of us, his devotion and passion for the sport of archery is still a driving force behind our company today” stated Jason Pickerill, Marketing Manager for Bear Archery

Today Bear Archery is headquartered in Evansville, IN, and continues to manufacture in Gainesville, FL. Bear Archery is the leader in manufacturing high-end archery equipment including youth bow sets, traditional and compound bows and accessories under the Trophy Ridge brand.

“Being chosen as the world’s greatest archery company was no surprise to me, given the level of commitment our employees display every day at work. Our people participate in the sport, we live it every day and strive every day to be the best.” stated Jack Bowman, Vice President and General Manager for Bear Archery.

About Bear Archery:

Bear Archery manufactures and distributes a full-line of archery products including compound bows, traditional bows, quivers, arrow rests, fiber optic sights, stabilizers, broadheads and other related accessories under the Bear Archery, Trophy Ridge and Rocket Broadheads brands. For additional information regarding Bear Archery or Trophy Ridge, please visit, or