in this instructable I will show you all the basic needs for starting archery. If I forget something please tell me in the comments.
Step 1: The Bow
Of course the most important part of archery is the bow. There are many types of bows and many brands. The type of bow is up to you. If you want to hunt I would start with a compound bow. compound bows are expensive but are easy to learn to shoot. traditional bows are harder to learn(in my opinion).Pictured above 1. Bear Archery Apprentice 2, 2. Oneida Aero Force.
Step 2: Arrows
The second most important part of archery. Your arrows should also be at the bare minimum of 5 grains per pound of draw weight. Meaning if your draw weight is at 60 pounds you should have 300 grain arrows.
Step 3: Releases
If you are going to use a compound bow there are many different things you will need. There are many kinds of realeses. Some are spring loaded witch means the close by itself. Others aren't. Your release should fit comfortably on your wrist and you should be able to fit all your fingers behind the trigger. Other releases are held in your hand.
Step 4: Sights
There also many choices for sights. Different sights have different number of pins. The number of pins will determine how many distances you can be sighted in at.
Step 5: Stabilizers
Stabilizers dampen noise and vibration. they can also help with balance.
Step 6: Targets
Many types of targets are available. it really doesn't matter as long as you shoot only the right types of arrow heads. But mostly for target practice you will be using field points.
Step 7: Conclusion
I hope this helped you out. Again if I missed anything or got something wrong please leave a comment.