Why is my arrow fishtailing?

If you are not releasing clean and following through the same each time you will get arrows that appear to fishtail their way to the target10-Sept-2009

How do I know if my arrow spine is too weak?

If the arrow’s spine is too weak or too stiff the arrow will not correct itself as soon as it should while in flight. If that arrow is weak and continues to flex (has a low spine rating) it’s going to veer off target. Likewise if the arrow is unforgivingly stiff it also won’t follow the path the archer intends.

Why do my arrows not fly straight?

If your arrows are not spined correctly for your draw weight length and arrow weight it can cause erratic arrow flight. That erratic arrow flight might not show up when shooting field points but as we stated earlier can be dramatically magnified when shooting broadheads.

Why do my arrows fly sideways?

If you put any sideways pressure on the string with your release aid (it is easy to do by drawing the bow too far so that your string elbow points too far behind you) this will also cause sideways string travel.05-Dec-2012

Why am I always shooting to the right with my bow?

For right-hand shooters this most commonly means leftward impact. Gripping bows too aggressively or the side weight of accessories (especially loaded bow quivers) cocks the upper limb right. Your sight pin is centered but the arrow rest has swung left directing arrows in the same direction.29-Jul-2014

How far can I shoot a deer with a crossbow?

Summary. If you don’t care about hitting a target a powerful modern crossbow can shoot as far as 500 yards. If you want to hunt up to 80 yards is possible for a very skilled shooter however you should stick to a maximum of 60 yards and preferably much less than that (30-35) if you are a beginner.

What distance is a crossbow accurate?

As with most vertical bow hunters effective range for a crossbow is about 40 yards. At this distance most hunters are able to fire a crossbow accurately enough to be lethal.13-Oct-2016

Do you sight in a crossbow like a rifle?

How fast does a 150 lb crossbow shoot?

With a power of 150 lbs it shoots bolts at 210 fps for a distance of more than 109.3 yds.

How fast can you fire a crossbow?

Modern crossbows typically generate speeds anywhere from 280-350 feet per second with some models topping 400 fps. Despite the speed advantage today’s crossbows hold over the average compound bow I still believe the maximum effective range for crossbow hunters is about the same as it is for vertical bowhunters.06-Sept-2011