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  • what is the smallest pound draw on a bow is good for bowfishing. because i have a 11 year old sister that wants to bowfish with

    what is the smallest pound draw on a bow is good for bowfishing. because i have a 11 year old sister that wants to bowfish with me but she cant pool back my 40 pound bow.

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    It really depends on what kind of fish you're going to be shooting. If you're after gar, big carp, etc., then you might find that anything much less than 40# is going to give you problems with penetration. But if you're going after small carp, suckers, tilapia, or anything else that has fairly thin skin/scales, then I would say you could get away with draw weights down to about 25#, as long as you're conservative with your shot selection.
    Good luck either way; it's great to see kids interested in taking up an outdoors pursuit like that.

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    • #3
      I wouldn't go any lower than 25 pounds, and even that low is pushing it a bit.

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      • #4
        I would say 25 minimum.

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        • #5
          I would say a 25 compound

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