Compound bows are normally rated, literally, by their price tag. The more expensive a bow is, the more sophisticated it is. There are many models in the market, but we bring you the best compound bows within different price ranges.
Compound Bows below $400
The best compound bow within this price range is definitely the Bear Archery Apprentice 2. The biggest advantage of this bow is that it fits everyone.
Whether you are a beginner or an expert you will love this bow. Teenagers who are just 3 ft. tall or even shooters who are up to 5 8″ tall will find it easy to use this bow.
This bow is also good because it has a huge draw weight range of between 15″ to 27″.
The apprentice two is also very light weighing only 2.9 lbs making it easy to handle, carry and shoot. It has an aluminium body making it a highly durable bow.
The best part is that the bow comes completely set up and ready to shoot making it a perfect choice for a newbie because you can start hunting immediately you unpack it.
Compound Bows $400 – $700
In this price range, the best bow is the PSE Brute . Ready-To-Shoot package. This bow is the true definition of efficiency.
What makes it an efficient bow is its high ability to transfer energy into the arrow meaning that the shooter uses less energy and the bow creates little noise and vibration.
The bow has a draw length of between 25″ to 30″ and can provide over 70 ft.-lbs of Kinetic Energy making it a very powerful bow.
This bow is very flexible and can be used for any type of shooting such as bow hunting, bow fishing, or even target practice.
Compound Bows $700 – $1,000
This is the highest price range and as mentioned earlier, the price is an indication of quality and sophistication, well when it comes to compound bows that are. In this price range, the best bow has to be the Bear Motive 6.
This is undeniably the best compound bow that Bear Archery has ever manufactured. The bow, which is among the most powerful bows in the world, has a smooth draw cycle and delivers intense high speeds. Don’t worry about vibration because it is highly reduced by dual string suppressors.
The bow has the new H13 hybrid cam that is somehow aggressive helping in achieving the high speeds. This bow is perfect for hunting and target practice as well, but unfortunately it is however not recommended for beginners as it can be too difficult to use for someone who is yet to get comfortable with shooting.
Overall, No matter your budget, keep in mind that the bow you choose should be determined by your personal preferences and not by the price tag. If you are a beginner and you are yet to build a preference, pick any of our recommended compound bows, we promise you won’t go wrong no matter which one you choose.