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How To Find The Right Sight For Your Compound Bow

How To Find The Right Sight For Your Compound Bow?
Written by Shawn

How To Choose The Right Sight For Your Compound Bow

Choosing the right sight for your bow can greatly enhance your shooting experience.

The sight is mounted to the riser of your bow. One could view the sight as the equivalent of a scope to a rifle.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Trophy Ridge Fix Series Sight 5 Pin Bow Sight
  • Dependable precision with micro-adjustable pins
  • Ultimate visibility with ultra-bright .019 horizontal fiber optic pins
  • Heightened accuracy over longer distances with second-axis adjustment
  • Adjust brightness to suit any Shooting Condition with the rheostat light
  • Pin adjustment tool stores on sight
Bestseller No. 2
TOPOINT ARCHERY 3 Pin Bow Sight - Fiber, Brass Pin, Aluminum Machined - Right and Left Handed
  • Material:6061-T6 aluminum
  • Fiber optic diameter:0.029" color:red,green
  • Level with two vertical bars
  • Adjustable for left and right handed shooters
  • Markings for elevation and windage
SaleBestseller No. 3
Trophy Ridge React H5 Sight - Right Hand - Black
  • Five .019" horizontal-pin sight featuring the innovative React Technology
  • Reduces vibration while maintaining light-weight strength with Ballistix CoPolymer System
  • Adjust brightness to suit any shooting condition with the rheostat light
  • Make easy corrections with advanced tool-less micro-click windage and elevation adjustments
  • Strengthen accuracy over longer distances with dual-axis adjustment
SaleBestseller No. 4
TRUGLO Carbon XS Xtreme Ultra-Lightweight Carbon-Composite Bow Sight, Realtree Xtra Camo
  • Ultra-lightweight carbon-composite construction; Weighs less than 4. 2 ounces
  • Unique Pro-Brite pin design for increased durability and brightness
  • TRU-FLO fiber design maximizes light transmission to pins and eliminates glare from the LED light; Extra-long fibers for maximum brightness
  • Reversible bracket for greater vertical adjustability; Adjustable for left- and right-handed shooters
  • Glow-in-the-dark shooter's ring for improved peep alignment; Includes removable push-button LED sight light
SaleBestseller No. 5
Trophy Ridge Volt 5 Pin Bow Sight
  • Five ultra-bright .019" medium horizontal fiber optic pins for ultimate visibility
  • Offset mounting holes for added customizability
  • Properly align shots with the precision installed bubble level
  • Green hood accent for quicker sight acquisition
  • Reversible mount design for use with left- and right-hand bows

Different types of sights

There are three different types of sights. There are fixed pin, moveable pin sights, and pendulum sights. Each have their own advantages and disadvantages.

Below, you will find a selection I made for each types of sights.

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About the author


I have been archery hunting and target practicing for nearly 40 years now. I think it is fair to say that I know my stuff. I have compiled all my knowledge to share with others and have made a database of compound bow reviews.

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