Now that spring has come and gone and turkey season has come to a close there's one thing on all our minds... fall is right around the corner. As we all begin to mentally prepare ourselves and prep our food plots for the upcoming season, it may be time to upgrade some gear. We've compiled a list of this summer's top selling compound, recurve and longbow, youth, and crossbow models to help fuel your search for the next new piece of hardware to join your archery closet.
Here are this summers top selling bows:
Introducing the all-new Bear Archery Escalate. This technology packed 31" axle-to-axle bow offers insane performance at an unbeatable price. The Escalate features Bear's patented EKO cam technology and accuracy enhancing Vibration Reduction System. For 2022, this top tier bow receives Bear's new KillerWave limb dampeners and a vibration eliminating string stop to further cut down on post shot hand shock. The Escalate offers astonishing speeds up to 339 FPS and accommodates shooters with draw lengths from 26" to 30". The bow's all-new for 2022 GRIZgrip offers shooters a comfortable and relaxed hold on the performance engineered riser. The 4.1 lbs mass weight along with the 6.5" brace height make the Escalate nimble and manageable in both spot and stalk or tree stand scenarios.
Meet the new and improved 2022 Bear Archery Species EV. The Species EV is an EVOLUTION of the popular single cam bow with an an ultra-smooth draw cycle and impressive 80% let off. Tipping the scale at only 3.8lbs with its 30" axle-to-axle and 6 3/4" brace height, the Species EV is a compact, smooth, and lethal alternative for the hardcore bowhunter. For 2022 the Species EV offers more adjustability with a 23.5" - 30.5" draw length and either 45-60lb or 55-70lb limbs. The Species EV comes as a Ready-to-Hunt (RTH) bundle which includes a Trophy Ridge Joker 4-pin sight, Whisker Biscuit V, Blitz stabilizer and wrist sling, lightweight 5-Spot quiver, D-loop, and peep sight. This single cam bow offers arrow speeds up to 320 FPS and features new for 2022 KillerWave limb vibration dampeners to increase accuracy in every shot.
Bear Archery Kodiak Hunter 60"
In 1967, Fred Bear introduced the legendary Kodiak Hunter. The bow was an instant success with its smooth draw and incredible speeds. For 2022, the Kodiak Hunter returns with updates to further enhance the shootability and blistering performance. The 2022 Kodiak Hunter features a 60" AMO designed for hunters that want a longer AMO than that of the Hunter's sibling, the Kodiak Mag. The new Kodiak Hunter is crafted with a shedua riser, black stripe, and sensational grey glass limbs.
Bear Archery Super Grizzly and Grizzly Recurve Bows
The Original Super Grizzly was available in the mid-1970s and was reintroduced in 2011 to the delight of archers who prefer a smooth shooting feel. The Super Grizzly's performance is based, in part, on two layers of lamination in the limbs, creating a better feeling, better shooting bow without hand shock.
The Grizzly is one legendary bow that has been proving itself since 1950. Mr. Bear made the last design change to the Grizzly in 1964. The value-priced bow is designed for big performance that will go easy on anyone's budget. Whether you are new to traditional archery or an expert, the Grizzly is a sure shooter for any skill level.
The Au Sable longbow, aptly named after Michigan's famous Au Sable River, was introduced in 2011. It's been well received by longbow enthusiasts due to its reflex/deflex design, larger sight window, full-radiused grip, and crowned, and cut-on center arrow shelf. Maple and Bamboo-core limbs make this bow smooth, quiet, and fast. The 2-piece riser is crafted from exotic Bubinga and carries an inlaid matching accent stripe. The Au Sable’s limbs have 3 layers. The center core is Maple and is overlaid with 2 layers of Bamboo and backed with high strength fiberglass creating a smooth shooting and powerful bow.
The Montana longbow was first introduced in the late 90s and has become a very popular addition to an already proven lineup. The bow's slightly reflexed design, tapered limb lamination, and new slimmer tips make this longbow big on performance and value.
BearX Crossbows Impact CDXV
Find your target and leave your mark with the all-new Impact from BearX. This crossbow features an incredibly narrow frame at just 8-1/8” wide when cocked and 12-1/16” uncocked. The Impact CDXV fires arrows at blazing speeds at 420 feet per second with a draw weight of 180 lbs. This ready-to-hunt crossbow package includes 3 Bear X TrueX arrows, includes a Speed Comp Scope, 4-arrow quiver, and rail lube / string wax.
Bear X Crossbows INTENSE
Engineered for performance, designed for tight quarters. The Bear X Intense crossbow measures just 10” wide cocked and 14” wide uncocked. Once cocked, the 12.7” power stroke delivers devastating speed up to 400 feet per second. The Intense comes in two stealthy patterns – TrueTimber Strata and Veil Stoke. This high-performance, tack-driving crossbow comes ready-to-hunt with 3 Bear X TrueX arrows, an illuminated scope, 4-arrow quiver, cocking rope, and rail lube / string wax.
Bear Archery (Youth) Royale RTH
The Royale is an incredibly lightweight bow that is the perfect introductory compound bow for any young archer that will last for years to come. The draw weight starts at an easy to pull 5 lbs. and can be adjusted up to a serious 50 lbs. right alongside your young hunter. The draw weight can be easily adjusted from 12” to 27”. All draw length and draw weight adjustments can be made using an Allen wrench, removing the need for a bow press. The Royale comes fully equipped and ready to hunt with a Trophy Ridge Mist sight, 5-Spot quiver, Whisker Biscuit, Fletcher Archery No Tie Peep, and a nock loop. Lightweight and easy to carry, the Royale weighs only 2.7 lbs. bow only and 3.3 lbs. with the included accessories.
Bear Archery (Youth) Titan Bow Set
For more than 80 years, Bear Archery has been America's No. 1 brand in youth and institutional archery. The Titan Youth Bow Set comes ready to shoot with two Safetyglass™ arrows and a target. The set also includes a finger tab, armguard, and arrow quiver. The recommended age range for children is 12 years old and up. The Titan is a 60-inch long ambidextrous bow that features durable composite limbs and an 20-29 lb. draw weight and a 22- to 28-inch draw length range.