Is A 60 Lb Bow Enough For Deer?

Is 45 lbs enough to kill a deer?

Probably 90% of the deer killed in the 60s and 70s were killed with 40 to 50 lb bows.

A 45 lb bow with a sharp broadhead will kill the same deer a 55 lb bow will kill..

What draw weight will kill a deer?

40 poundsNote that you can effectively kill deer with a 40-pound draw-weight bow. As a rule of thumb, 40 pounds of kinetic energy efficiently kills whitetails, and 50 pounds or greater is required for larger game such as elk, moose or bear.

Will 30 lb bow kill deer?

With the right arrow and broadhead combo 30 lbs is plenty to kill a deer. … I’ve never seen a big game animal shot with a 30 pound bow but my son shot a deer with his 40 pound bow at 25 yards and got a complete pass through.

How much draw weight does it take to kill a human?

A bow with a draw weight of thirty pounds would be capable of killing a human, but it wouldn’t make a great weapon. In my territory, hunting laws state that in order to hunt any animal, deer-sized and up, you must be using a bow with a draw weight of 40 lbs.

How far can a 50 lb recurve bow shoot?

50 yardsAt 50 some yards you’ll need to know the precise distance and you should be able to do it without spooking the deer. So 50 yards at 50 lbs is fine for a deer with good shot placement.

How far can a 35 lb bow shoot?

20 yardsA 35 lb bow can shoot 20 yards will force needed for hunting and about 75 yards at a target. You may find a variety of answers to this question on the internet.

Can you hunt with a 35 lb recurve bow?

So a 35 lb recurve with 28 inches of draw and a heavy arrow and a sharp 2 blade COC should be able to take a deer at anything less than 20 yards.

Will a 60 lb bow kill a deer?

50-60 is more than enough to kill a deer. Don’t try to make it so heavy that you don’t enjoy shooting your bow.

Is 60 lb draw weight enough?

For larger game such as elk or moose a good recommendation is at least 60-65 lbs of draw weight. A general rule of thumb is that a shooter should be able to shoot a bow about 30 times in a row without being fatigued. If the shooter cannot draw the bow 30 times the draw weight should be decreased.

Will a 35 lb bow kill a deer?

But, a skilled shooter with a 35-pound bow is very likely to kill a deer when shooting at it from 10 or 15 yards.

How far can a 40 lb bow shoot?

20 yardsRegistered. Depends on what bow? a 40 lb bowtech equalizer or a 40 lb mathews passion is more then capable to shoot past 20 yards…. JMO.. a sharp 2 blade broadhead would be the way to go as well..

Can a 20 pound bow kill a deer?

Something in that 20 lbs range just does not have the power to be a deer killer safely.

How far will a 60 lb bow shoot?

I shoot 60 and 65 and I would at 60 yards no question. But I prefer 40 yards or less if I can. That being said I do know people who have taken elk even further.

How many fps does a bow need to kill a deer?

But if a lower draw-weight bow shoots the same 370-grain arrow at a lower speed, say 225 fps, it might be enough for whitetails, depending upon the conditions, but lacking on bigger game.

Is a 60 lb bow enough for elk?

60 lbs is fine, you’re on the right track as far as arrow weight. get a strong razor sharp fixed blade to fly like a laser and he’ll be zipping through vitals.