Bow hunting is gradually becoming common with women. In 2013, about one-third of the American bow hunting population was made up of women and those figures continue to grow. So it isn’t a surprise that many bow manufacturer’s have picked up on this trend and started to design bows specifically for women. When it comes to buying a bow, there are some factors that one must consider like:
- Draw length
- Draw weights
- Quality of string and cams
- Total bow weight
- Adjustability of the bow
Keeping all these factors in mind we have selected the 8 best hunting bows for women.
Our rating: 4.8 out of 5 Price: $$$$
- Durable build
- Adjustable draw
- The bow string seems a little less durable than we would have liked
This bow is designed for women and also serves as a wonderful bow for the youth that are starting their journey in bow hunting. It is lightweight and offers precision shooting which is great for hunting purposes. It is adjustable also and allows you to adjust the draw length between 23-28 inches while offering speed and a smooth draw cycle. The bow works well for almost any type of situation from practice ranges to actual hunting trip. Since it is light and fairly easy to use, you won’t get too tired of using it making it the perfect bow for women.
Our rating: 4.75 out of 5 Price: $$$$
- Strong build, aluminium riser
- Eccentric system that allows adjustability
- Good size, nice size for women
- String vibrates and makes noise once bow is fired, not very quiet
The Diamond Infinite Edge is another wonderful bow that allows users to adjust it to their liking, making it a good fit for all type of bow hunters. Made with aluminium riser, the bow has solid limbs and a strong build. It comes with an eccentric system which allows user to alter the draw weight and length. You can easily adjust it to your preference in a matter of minutes. It is however, slightly louder for hunting trips so you may want to invest in a silencing package if you decided to get this bow.
Our rating: 4.6 out of 5 Price: $$$$
- BOWTECH binary cam system, allows silent shot with consistent accuracy
- Smooth draw and length
- The build isn’t as strong as the first two bows
If you are looking for a smooth draw and length from a bow then look no further than Cabela’s Fortitude L Bow Package. The bow features the BOWTECH binary cam system which offers a silent shot and consistent accuracy. The rotating modules allows you to adjust the draw length to your liking and is built in. This makes the Cabela’s Fortitude L Bow Package a great bow for versatile situation and a wonderful companion on your hunt.
Our rating: 4.5 out of 5 Price: $$$
- Good build and comes with a 3-pin sight
- S7 single cam offers great draw
- The overall action of the bow is slow
If you are looking for a good quality bow at affordable price then the Bear Wild RTH Bow Package is a good option. The bow isn’t the fastest you will find but gets the job done and offers great value. It has an S7 single cam which has an 80% let off but draws fairly well. This ensures that every time you draw the weight is balanced properly and the transition is smooth. You won’t wow yourself with this bow but for its price it offers exceptional performance.
Our rating: 4.4 out of 5 Price:$$$$$
- Lightweight, funky design
- Adjustable draw length from 17.5 and 30 inches
- Expensive bow
While the Quest Radical Bow is marketing toward beginners and women, it is not solely used by them which shows how good the performance of the bow is. It offers an adjustable draw length from 17.5 and 30 inches which allows the user to adjust to the length of their comfort. It is a compact and lightweight bow with a funky design which is why it appeals to women. The smooth cam system on the bow has little pull, ramps up in the middle, and then drops down easily. The overall draw system is smooth which makes this a great hunting bow.
Our rating: 4.35 out of 5 Price: $$$
- Mini EVO Hybrid cam provides balanced draw
- Great design and lightweight
- Adjusting the draw length can be a bit complicated
The PSE Stinger X Stiletto Bow is another wonderful bow designed for women at a reasonable price. It offers hunters quality, speed and the innovative Mini EVO Hybrid cam. The cam offers generous valley, smooth transition, and solid draw stop. The draw weight builds up as you draw which makes it easier when you reach full draw. It is well balanced on full draw which ensure you get accuracy when you shoot. The bow is a great fit for women hunters as it is designed specifically for their height and offers great speed.