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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.

Bestseller No. 1
Trophy Ridge Fix Series Sight 5 Pin Bow...
  • 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,...
  • 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
Bestseller No. 3
IQ Micro 5-Pin Right Hand Archery Bow...
  • UPDATED 2019 VERSION: New and improved model.
  • RETINA LOCK TECHNOLOGY: Controls muscle memory, form and consistency, allowing you to shoot longer distances with tighter groups. Provides instant feedback that will identify the slightest torque or anchor point change.
  • MICRO ADJUST KNOBS: Allowing quick and simple adjustment of the elevation and windage to precise positions using the adjustment markings. The tool free locking locks your windage and elevation in place.
  • FEAUTURES: RIGHT HAND, 5 PINS - . 019 Fiber Optic Pins. Stack tight pins, built-in sight level, Adjustable 2nd AXIS - Rheostat Sight Light accessory S15000 (sold separately).
  • LIGHTWEIGHT: All aluminum construction is lightweight and has multiple bow and quiver mounting points, giving you the ability to mount the sight to your particular shooting style. IQ Micro Bow sight Weighs 7.4 oz.
SaleBestseller No. 4
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
Bestseller No. 5
Trophy Ridge Peak 5 Pin Bow Sight (Right...
  • Clear, unobstructed view of your target with sight’s Vertical In-Line Pin Technology
  • Reduces vibration while maintaining light-weight strength with Ballistix CoPolymer System
  • Advanced tool-less micro-click windage and elevation adjustments
  • Ultimate visibility with five ultra-bright .019” medium fiber optic pins
  • Designed to fit your preference as a right-handed shooter

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 and other archery accessories reviews.

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