At KABA novice archers and bowhunting enthusiasts are always welcome. Our training staff is headed up by a well known expert in archery & bowhunting.

Tink  Nathan. It is likely that anyone who is even remotely familiar with sport archery and bowhunting knows the name "Tink". Tink Nathan is widely respected as "the" expert in archery and bowhunting. Tink is the inventor and developer of Tink's #69 Doe-In-Rut Buck Lure and 125 other outdoor hunting products. 

Tink's #69 Doe-In-Rut   Buck Lure has been on the market for 33 years and is the world's best selling deer lure. The following short list is drawn from a much larger data base of this remarkable individual's accomplishments. Tinks bowhunting career spans over 55 years!

Tink was recently awarded his NFAA  50 year membership Pin!

  • Former president and founder of Tink's Safariland Hunting Corporation
  • Produced over 25 full length, broadcast quality hunting documentaries and wildlife films
  • Hunting outfitter, game ranch manager and professional bowhunting guide of Tink's Hunting Lodge in West Virginia
  • Life member of Professional Hunters Association of South Africa,NRA, colorado Bowhunters  Assn  Lone Star Bowhunters Assn.Intl ProfessionalHunters Assn, 
  • Co-founded Africa's first Bowhunting Only Lodge
  • He has been the subject of featured articles in bowhunting magazines
  • Co-founder of  Bowhunter magazine  1971
  • Co-founder of the National Bowhunter Education Foundation
  • Founder, first president and executive director of the International Hunting Video Producers Association
  • Taken three elephants and seventeen buffalo with bow and arrow only
  • Holds world records for bow kills too numerous to mention
  • For more info  see  WWW.Tinks.TV
  • Founder of  Operation Bows and Heroes. com


Tink is a PSE Level 2 and 3 instructor. This means that not only is he one of the best qualified bow and arrow instructors, but he is certified to train the instructors.

Tink is also an NFAA Master Coach and a Basic Archery Instructor (BAI) Level 2 and 3 certified by the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP).

Additonally Tink is a NFAA Master Bowhunter and a Certified Bowhunter Instructor certified by Bill Wadsworth. Bill Wadworth, along with Tink,  was a co-founder of the  National Bowhunter Education Foundation as Certified  Bowhunter Instructor  # 1 in July of 1975. Tink taught the first  Certified Bowhunter Instructors Workshops in  Vermont, Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC, South Africa and Colorado. This teaching was essential to establish Bowhunter Education in these regions.

To take to the Texas Bowhunter Education Program contact Terry Irwin at Texas Parks & Wildlife on School Street in Austin,  TX  for a Certified Bowhunter Instructor close to you and for a schedule of classes access the Texas Parks and Wildlife education webpage.

Personal archery instruction & coaching is also available by contacting Tink Nathan.