Broadhead Arrows Brighton CO
Tune Your Bow For Broadheads
One of the most common questions hunters ask me is, "How do I get broadheads to shoot straight?" Harvesting a mature whitetail is challenging enough without complicating the process with arrows that fail to hit where they are aimed. Nearly 50 years ago, I began bowhunting for whitetails. During the early years, I encountered frustration with broadheads that wouldn't fly perfectly. As time, equipment and my knowledge moved forward, so did my accuracy. I found that a well-tuned bow would shoot broadheads with the same success as target points.
Many hunters have discovered that a bow that executes target points accurately may not shoot broadheads with the same results. A hunting bow should be tuned to the arrows and broadheads that you are going to use in the field. Always tune the bow with target points of the same weight as the broadheads.
The arrow rest is a critical part of a successfully tuned bow. Most of the arrow rests on today's market will work for hunting. The one you select must allow good vane clearance, with a fairly low nocking point when the arrow is released. If the vane makes contact with the rest, it is impossible to get a good tune. The drop-away rest is my ...