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  • What is the least amount of poundage on a bow needed to kill a deer?

    What is the least amount of poundage on a bow needed to kill a deer?

  • #2
    In Oklahoma, no hunter may use a bow that has less than a 40 pound pull. I don't know what other states require. Check with you state's regs. That is the key. Anything else and you may find yourself operating outside of the given parameters of your state.

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    • #3
      It's 40 in Minnesota also.

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      • #4
        In NC it's 40 lbs for longbow and recurve and 35 lbs for compound bows. Like Bo said, make sure to check the regs so you don't unknowingly break the law.

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        • #5
          I'd want at least 40. With todays bows and a qualtity broadhead, 40 lbs will work fine.

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          • #6
            Archery
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            Long, recurve and compound bows: Must have at least a 40-pound pull. Scopes may not be used. String locks and mechanical string releases may be used. Deer, turkey and bear hunters are required to use arrowheads at least 7/8-inches wide. Poison may not be used on arrows. Mechanical broadheads allowed.
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            Crossbow: Crossbows must have at least a 125-pound pull and a mechanical safety. Deer, turkey and bear hunters are required to use arrowheads at least 7/8-inches wide. Poison may not be used on arrows. Scopes may be used. Mechanical broadheads allowed. Crossbows are not allowed for taking elk.

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            • #7
              In Nebraska the least you could have last year was 40 lbs. I shoot 40 easy am waiting to move up poundage after season its to light. But all weight limits in Nebraska have been dropped.

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              • #8
                I would go with at least 50#. Not to say that a 40# bow wont kill a deer.

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                • #9
                  No poundage limit in Iowa. I know a kid who took a doe shooting a compound at 35 lbs. Just know the laws in your state.

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