5 Great Women’s Bows for 2018

Bows Ranging from $299 to $999

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1 | Bear Prowess

The Bear Prowess was made for the female archer. The design of this bow is tailored specifically for women who bowhunt. This bow comes ready-to-hunt with all of the bow accessories you need to get started, too. This bow is very lightweight, which should result in better shooting form in smaller-framed archers.

Speed: 290 fps

Bow Weight: 3 pounds

Brace Height: 6.75 inches

Axle-to-Axle: 29.125 inches

Draw Weight: 35 to 50 pounds

Draw Length: 23 to 28 inches

Let-Off: 80 percent

MSRP: $499.99

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2 | Bear Cruzer Lite

The Bear Cruzer Lite is great for women, children and small-framed shooters. Adjustability is this bow’s strong suit. It’s very versatile and will fit a wide variety of hunters. It’s certainly a great bow for someone new to archery and just beginning to shoot. The best part? The adjustability allows for kids to grow without the need for a new bow every couple of years. Comes in Realtree camo.

Speed: 290 fps

Bow Weight: 3.2 pounds

Brace Height: 6 inches

Axle-to-Axle: 27.125 inches

Draw Weight: 5 to 45 pounds

Draw Length: 12 to 27 inches

Let-Off: 70 percent

MSRP: $299.00

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3 | Hoyt PowerMax

The Hoyt PowerMax is the ultimate bow in adjustability. This bow is a great option for men, women or kids, to be honest. It has incredible versatility and will allow a woman to “grow” into her bow. This bow feels great in your hand and shoots like a charm. It truly is worth the price tag.

Speed: 328 fps

Bow Weight: 3.8 pounds

Brace Height: 6 ¾ inches

Axle-to-Axle: 31 inches

Draw Weight: 30-40, 40-50, 50-60, 55-65, 60-70 pounds

Draw Length: 24-25, 25.5-30 inches

MSRP: $699.99

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4 | Elite Impression

Elite has built its name on quality. Their bows meet the demands of hunters. And the Impression is no different. This bow has a wide range of adjustability in both the draw weight and draw length. That’s great for the hunter who might still have some growing to do. (Or for those who haven’t been properly fitted to a bow and you need some wiggle room.) Overall, this bow will do exactly what you need it to do. It’ll shoot well and stand the test of time.

Speed: 305 fps

Bow Weight: 4.1 pounds

Brace Height: 7 inches

Axle-to-Axle: 31 7/8 inches

Draw Weight: 40-60 pounds

Draw Length: 24-28 inches

MSRP: $999.00

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5 | Obsession Huntress LX

Want a bow that’s specifically made to fit women? This Huntress LX from Obsession is a great bow built for the female hunter. This compact (but effective) bow is shorter than most, lightweight and very adjustable. It’s wicked fast for what it is. The entire line of Obsession bows shoots great and has minimal vibration and hand shock. They’re pretty quiet bows, too. You won’t go wrong with this model.

Speed: 330 fps

Bow Weight: 3.7 pounds

Brace Height: 7 inches

Axle-to-Axle: 30 inches

Draw Weight: 30, 40, 50, 60, 65 or 70 pounds

Draw Length: 23.5-30 inches

MSRP: $899.99

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Bowhunting is increasingly becoming more popular. Another thing becoming more of a mainstream thing — women and hunting. It’s not just a man’s game anymore. And that’s a good thing. Women are flocking to the outdoor lifestyle and the gear reflects that. There are numerous great compound bow models available on the market for 2018. Here are five of the best options. 

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