Best Place To Shoot A Deer With A Crossbow: Shot Placement Do’s And Don’ts

Best Place To Shoot A Deer With A Crossbow

Crossbow technology is advancing at an astounding pace. With several models boasting bolt speeds over 500 feet per second, these weapons have become especially popular with bowhunters wanting to make the most of the extended archery season. However, if you want to use this speed and power effectively, you need to understand appropriate shot placement … Read more

Best Crossbows 2023 With Reviews

Best Crossbows

At Deer Hunting Guide, we love hunting with crossbows because we can take advantage of the longer bowhunting seasons where we live while simultaneously using powerful weapons that give us longer accurate ranges without requiring as much practice as compound bows. We also love how many companies there are constantly coming out with new crossbow … Read more

Best Crossbow Target 2023 (400 Fps-Broadheads-Bag-Block-3D)

Best Crossbow targets

We’ve all done it—bought a cheap block target to sight in our crossbow and promptly lost the bolt after it passed right through. If you want to sight in a crossbow or practice your accuracy, you need a target with more stopping power. To help you out, we’ve picked out the ones that work best … Read more

Best Crossbow For Women(2023) With Reviews And Buying Guide

Best Crossbow For Women

At Deer Hunting Guide, we’ve heard a number of women point out that while crossbows are presumably unisex, they usually seem to be designed more with men in mine. The stocks and shooting positions seem more natural for the average male frame or they lack important features for women like cocking devices.You’ve probably noticed the … Read more

Best Crossbow Under $500 In 2023 With Reviews 

Best Crossbow Under $500

These days crossbow prices can be intimidating, but don’t worry, you can still get powerful, well-crafted models for under $500. In fact, we reviewed and rated 10 models in that price range with the features and quality to fit a number of specific hunting situations. Below you’ll find our full reviews along with pros and … Read more

Best Crossbow Broadheads In 2023(Fixed Blade-Mechanical)

Are you looking for the best crossbow broadheads? You’ve come to the right place! Our staff of experts weigh in with comprehensive reviews of the crossbow broadheads that we use every season, for deer, elk, bear, turkeys and more. We will introduce you to our favorite fixed blade crossbow broadheads, our favorite mechanical crossbow broadheads and our favorite … Read more

Best Crossbow Bolts In 2023 With Reviews

Best Crossbow Bolts

You spend hours reading about the best crossbows to find the right one for you, but that’s only one part of the equation. Your bolts are just as important and in some cases even more so. We’ve consistently found that using quality bolts with the appropriate weight and size for our crossbow makes a dramatic … Read more

Fastest Crossbow In 2023 For Hunting and Target Shooting

Fastest Crossbow

It was just a short time ago when a crossbow capable of shooting 400 feet per second was mind blowing, but now the fastest crossbow shoots at a blistering 500 feet per second and more.Don’t believe it?Read on and we will introduce you to multiple crossbows that are capable of shooting in excess of 500 … Read more

How To Sight In A Crossbow (With a Scope)

sighting in a crossbow

The great thing about a crossbow is that it’s consistently accurate even without much training or practice on an archery range. However, to take advantage of this, your crossbow scope must be sighted in correctly. Luckily, this isn’t a difficult process if you know what you’re doing, which is why we created this step-by-step guide … Read more

Best Crossbow Scope 2023 With Reviews (Low Light-Rangefinder)

Best Crossbow Scope

Our team of experts have spent countless hours using some of the best crossbows available today with different crossbow scopes so that they could determine which were the best crossbow scope for each of the different situations.They used these scopes to shoot crossbow targets and sight them in, then took them into their tree stands … Read more

Best Barnett Crossbow Reviews 2023

Best Barnett Crossbow Reviews

Whether you’re a new archer or have been in the community for years, you’ve likely heard about Barnett crossbows. That’s because it’s one of the most famous brands and for good reason. Barnett produces cutting edge crossbows with the newest and most innovative technology on the market.One problem, though. There are so many different models. … Read more

How Far Can A Crossbow Shoot? Ethical Deer Hunting Range

Hunter Shooting A Crossbow

Crossbows have improved over the decades to become powerful but consistent weapons that beginner bowhunters can use successfully without needing a prohibitive amount of practice first. Plus, they often let you take advantage of the longer bowhunting seasons.Whether you use a recurve, a crossbow or compound bow, there are ethical concerns. An inaccurate shot could … Read more

Walk Back Tuning A Bow And Arrow Rest Explained

Walk Back Tuning

As you get more archery experience under your belt, you’ll probably start trying to make shots at longer distances. Unfortunately, you may find that something’s off. The arrows just aren’t landing where they’re supposed to. Even small problems in your bow’s tuning will lead to big effects on the arrow’s trajectory at long distances. This … Read more

How To Shoot a Crossbow For Beginners

How to shoot a crossbow

Crossbows caught on as weapons of war during the Medieval Period specifically because they were easy to use and required little training. This principle still makes them great options for target shooting or bow hunting today. A beginner can quickly start using their crossbow successfully as long as they follow proper shooting and safety methods. … Read more

Crossbow Maintenance – How To Take Care Of Your Weapon

crossbow maintenance

Crossbows may have existed for thousands of years, but they are still sophisticated machines with moving parts that require care and respect on the part of their owners. Appropriate crossbow maintenance will not only keep your weapon functioning correctly for many more seasons than it would otherwise, but it will also improve bolt speed and … Read more

How To Uncock A Crossbow (Decock) – 5 Safe And Easy Ways

How to uncock a crossbow

Best case scenario, you’re uncocking your crossbow by shooting a deer or other game. However, any bow hunter knows the real world is often not that kind. Instead, you’re left sitting in your tree stand at the end of a long day, and your bolt is exactly in the same place it was when you … Read more

Different Types Of Crossbows Explained

Types Of Crossbows

In the market for a crossbow, but overwhelmed by all your options? Investing in your ideal weapon doesn’t have to be a complicated process.We’ve unpacked the major players, demystified the compound bow, introduced you to pistol and rifle crossbows, and explained how crossbow arrows work in our one-stop guide to getting started with crossbows.RELATED: Best Crossbow … Read more

Different Types Of Bows For Archery and Hunting

Types Of Bows

Going to an archery supply store can be an overwhelming experience. There are so many types of bows made of so many different materials, which are you supposed to get? While a certain amount will come down to your personal preferences, most of it will depend on what you want to do with the bow. … Read more

Crossbow vs Compound Bow – Which is Best for You?

Crossbow vs Compound Bow 2

Crossbow vs compound bow; these are two great archery options for hunters. But which one is best for you? Maybe both.If you’re trying to decide between a crossbow and compound bow for your bow hunting rig, you’ve come to the right place. Unfortunately, the great debate between the two can make it hard to decipher … Read more