How far can a crossbow shoot a deer?

A crossbow, like the Buck Commander, can travel up to 500 yards if you shoot upwards in the air. However, it is impossible to hit a target from such a distance. If you’re on a deer hunt, the ideal distance would be from 50 to 75 yards for experienced hunters.

How accurate is a crossbow at 100 yards?

A great crossbow can too.” In my tests, Mission’s Sub-1 recorded 2.85-inch groups outdoors at 100 yards, with broadheads. While not “sub-1-inch,” it’s amazingly accurate, and good enough to nail bull’s-eyes on my controlled practice range.

How far can you shoot a deer with a bow and arrow?

Most archers will say that the most effective range to kill deer is somewhere between 20-40 yards. Depending on your skill level, the longer distances may seem intimidating to shoot from at first.

Can a 150 lb crossbow kill a deer?

With little exception, any crossbow in that range should be adequate to kill a whitetail deer at moderate ranges. That said, most of the better hunting crossbows are in the 150 to 175 pounds range, with a few topping out over 200 pounds.

How long can a crossbow stay loaded?

Do not leave your crossbow cocked for longer than a 24-hour period, as premature stretching of the string and cables may occur, leading to a loss in crossbow performance.

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How fast does a crossbow shoot in mph?

Re: FPS to MPH

Just input, 350 fps = mph , the search will get you the answer of 238.64 MPH.

Is 245 FPS enough to kill a deer?

245 FPS is plenty with the right arrow or bolt in this case. We killed deer and elk in the early – mid 80’s with bows that weren’t close to that speed. Accurate shooting with a good understanding of shot placement will be the key, but then it’s the key if your shooting 300 FPS too.

What is the longest shot with a crossbow?

Tom Smith successfully made a crossbow shot at 200 yards in distance. NOTE: This record is dangerous.

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