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Good Recurve?

Old 01-23-2011, 04:41 PM
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What is a good recurve for bowfishing? And what draw weight should I go with? I use a razoredge for deer hunting, so this recurve would be strictly for fishing. I am buying a recurve in order to snap shoot, and plus it's a pain to switch my setup.

I am looking to spend 100 to 150
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Old 01-23-2011, 05:47 PM
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What is a good recurve for bowfishing? And what draw weight should I go with? I use a razoredge for deer hunting, so this recurve would be strictly for fishing. I am buying a recurve in order to snap shoot, and plus it's a pain to switch my setup.

I am looking to spend 100 to 150
Would definatly go with 50# @28. Lots of takedown recurves for 150 to 200. Just make sure inserts are installed. Yes nice to have a deticated bow for fishing. That's what I did. As for snap shoot, you can do it with any bow. Just don't pull to full draw.
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Old 01-24-2011, 08:47 AM
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If you find one without inserts, 3 Rivers has a rubber strap on insert thing for accessories. Works great for quivers and reels. You won't believe how good it works.
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Inserts? .
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Old 01-24-2011, 12:06 PM
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Inserts? .
Inserts that provide a thread for attaching your reel! I use the rubber wrap around as my old Bear is not threaded and I really did not want to alter it. These work great.
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Old 01-24-2011, 02:28 PM
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Originally Posted by wheelie View Post
Would definatly go with 50# @28. Lots of takedown recurves for 150 to 200. Just make sure inserts are installed. Yes nice to have a deticated bow for fishing. That's what I did. As for snap shoot, you can do it with any bow. Just don't pull to full draw.
As for inserts almost all of the recurves ive been looking at have built in threads for a reel.

And how can you snapshoot a compound bow with 75% let off?
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Old 01-25-2011, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by BowShotOutdoors View Post
As for inserts almost all of the recurves ive been looking at have built in threads for a reel.

And how can you snapshoot a compound bow with 75% let off?
Even the compounds made for fishing have letoff, you just don't pull it back that far. Done it many times with my hoyt
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Old 01-25-2011, 02:39 PM
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Even the compounds made for fishing have letoff, you just don't pull it back that far. Done it many times with my hoyt
Yes but letoff on a bowfishing recurve is like 5%.
I am getting a recurve so I can keep my compound my land-hunting only bow
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I bought a Samik Sage for bowfishing. Its wood and looks nice but for the price its hard to beat. Its a takedown and inserts for a rest and reel/sight. I picked mine up for $119.
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Old 01-26-2011, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by cowboycrittergitter View Post
I bought a Samik Sage for bowfishing. Its wood and looks nice but for the price its hard to beat. Its a takedown and inserts for a rest and reel/sight. I picked mine up for $119.
Im going to check that out. What is your draw weight? I also was looking at the martin jaguar

Does yours have an insert for a stabalizer?

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