The 8 Best Crossbows For Hunting To Buy In 2019

Hunting Crossbows

After testing a lot of products, we have selected the 8 best crossbows for hunting for 2019 which are mentioned below. In our experiments, we have found these products most consistent in performance and true value for the money.

SA Sports Fever Crossbow

SA Sports Fever Crossbow Out of stock

Here’s the all-in-one deal you’ve been searching for… and the best part is it’s priced way lower than you expected! You get the Fever Crossbow, 4x32mm multi-range scope, detachable quiver with 4 bolts, padded shoulder sling, and a cocking device. With all those goodies in one box you can go straight from the mailbox to the practice range! Get on target quickly with this powerful SA Sports Fever Crossbow Package.

It includes a 175-pound model with a premiumMORE 4 x 32 multi-reticle scope for long distance shots. This SA Sports crossbow also comes with a quick detach quiver with four arrows. The large boot-style foot stirrup provides easy loading. The recurve crossbow features speeds up to 240 feet per second and a lightweight, compact rear stock that can be used by anyone. It also has assembly tools/hex keys. This SA Sports crossbow package is suitable for hunters.

A full camouflage pattern helps it blend into the environment. The ambidextrous auto safety helps keep everyone protected from an accidental discharge. It can also be used for archers who want to increase their skills and accuracy, while practicing their aim. The high speeds that this unit provides will ensure that you will hit your mark with precision.

CenterPoint Sniper 370

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The first thing you should know about this model is that the instruction manual is very vague. With that said, if you’ve ever assembled a crossbow before, you shouldn’t have any problems. If you’re an absolutely newbie to the weapon, though, I’d recommend having your local bow tech set it up for you. Once you’ve got your scope sighted in, you’ll be ready to find out what kind of tack driver this crossbow really is.

And I do mean tack driver;MORE easily able to maintain 1-inch patterns from 30 yards, and 1.5-inch patterns at 40 yards. This is a mean, lean, arrow-flinging machine. But what about power? How does 370 FPS firing velocity sound? That’s with my 423-grain arrows, meaning this baby deals out 128 ft-lbs of kinetic energy. That’s almost twice the KE recommended for tackling the toughest game, like Cape buffalo and grizzly bears. Yes, it’s that powerful.

150 lb Black / Wood / Camouflage Hunting Crossbow

150 lb Black Wood Camouflage Hunting Crossbow $89.99

This is a brand new in box 150lb Wood Crossbow with built-in adjustable sight, 7 aluminum bolts, 4×20 Scope. It is nice and comfortable to hold. Arrows (Bolts) travel 220+fps up to 60 yards with pinpoint accuracy. This crossbow has outstanding performance and accuracy as well as being powerful and portable!

This hunting crossbow is fully suitableMORE for large game hunting. It features a 150 pound draw weight, and arrows can travel up to 210 FPS initial speed. The real wood stock gives you a natural and comfortable option to shoulder the crossbow. This classic crossbow package comes with everything that you would need to hit the field. This crossbow from Wizard is perfect for people who are just starting with crossbow shooting or are on a small budget.

It is strong enough to hunt small and big game, but makes a great crossbow for backyard shooting, too. You can choose between 4 different colors: wood, black, brown desert camo and green autumn camo. Please be aware of the fact that you have to c**k this crossbow manually with a rope (or with your hands) as there is no crank included. But together with the foot claw, this is an easy enough task.

barnett 78128 Whitetail Hunter II 350

barnett 78128 Whitetail Hunter II 350 $399.99 1

The Barnett Whitetail Hunter was released in 2016 and is a completely new line of crossbows. It has similar specs to the Barnett Quad Edge S but offers a few unique features, and has a different feel. As with most Barnett crossbows,

The limbs are made of a custom compositeMORE laminate making them really durable for cold weather hunting. One unique feature included with the Whitetail Hunter is the adjustable butt pad, so you can find the most comfortable position. Equipped with Barnett’s premium 4×32 scope, you’ll be able to take accurate shots up to 60 yards. Another nice feature is this crossbow comes with a rope cocking device, making it a more inclusive package than others from Barnett.

The Barnett Whitetail Hunter crossbow shoots very well compared against other mid-range crossbows. Since this is a new model, the trigger pull is smooth, and the bolts fire accurately. If you’re hunting within normal conditions, you will be happy with how this shoots for the price you pay. The adjustable butt pad, mixed in with the composite stock and roomy foregrip, you will have no problems finding a comfortable shooting position.

Barnett Outdoors BCR Recurve Crossbow

Barnett Outdoors BCR Recurve Crossbow Out of stock

This is the crossbow in its purest form. With minimal moving parts and an overall simplistic design, the Barnett Sports & Outdoors BCR Recurve Hunting & Archery Crossbow, includes 3 Barnett Headhunter Arrows by Easton & Quiver is incredibly user-friendly. You c**k it, you shoot it thats it. Dont be fooled by that simplicity. This is an old-school design, but it features modernized technology for superior performance.

The Barnett BCR Recurve CrossbowMORE is ideal for hunting small animals and recreational target practice. The crossbow features a 150 lb draw weight and shoots at a speed of 245′ per second with 65 ft.-lbs. of kinetic energy behind every shot. The anti-vibration foot stirrup makes it quieter to shoot, too. The finger safety reminders, Soft-Lok Floating Bristle Arrow Retainer and anti-dry fire trigger system provide a triple dose of protection to keep you and those around you safe.

The lightweight composite stock of the Barnett Sports & Outdoors BCR Recurve Hunting & Archery Crossbow, includes 3 Headhunter Arrows & Quiver makes shouldering and operating the crossbow easier while increasing the agility and strength of the bow; and the picatinny rails hold your quiver and red dot sight in place both of which come supplied in your accessory package.

Carbon Express Blade X-Force Blade Crossbow

Carbon Express Blade X-Force Blade Crossbow $251.61

Well, to make a long story short (before you read the details) the X-Force Blade crossbow is entry level ONLY in its price. It has all of the features that a demanding hunter expects. Maybe not for elephants, but then most of us aren’t as proficient as Fred Bear.

Mary’s crossbowMORE of choice has been the Covert 3.4 Muddy Girl, a superbly engineered piece of equipment that is outstanding in every aspect. As such, the X-Force Blade had a high standard to meet and it does.

Both the butt-stock and foregrip are adjustable which permits the user to customize the unit to their individual requirements. The “ready to hunt” kit comes with all of the hex wrenches required for all adjustments and as well as necessary for servicing of the crossbow. The cams are cast and precision polished to insure flawless operation. They operated with the same smoothness as found on the Covert 3.4.

Wicked Ridge by TenPoint Invader G3 Crossbow

Wicked Ridge by TenPoint Invader G3 Crossbow $417.17 1

TenPoint has really upped the game with the introduction of the Invader G3. They have based the Invader G3 on the Invader HP, but have really integrated some great new features. The stock is designed to be semi skeletal, so there is a great savings in weight. The machined aluminum risers also have cutouts specifically engineered to shed a few more ounces as well.

The pass through foregrip gives shootersMORE a solid forehand grip while minimizing the risk of fingers in the string path. Another feature we really liked is the oversized reinforced nylon safety wings. These are quite a bit longer than on most crossbows and really eliminate the chance of fingers or thumbs ending up in the string path.

The Dry Fire Inhibitor ensures the Invader G3 cannot accidently be fired without an arrow in place and the auto safety means that the shooter will always have the safety in the ‘on’ position after cocking, and must manually disengage the safety to fire. Again, great features for both novice users as well as more advanced users. TenPoint has brought a crossbow to market that offers plenty of power to take animals up to the size of deer with ease.

Crossbow Self-Cocking 80 LBS by KingsArchery

Crossbow Self-Cocking 80 LBS by KingsArchery $54.99 1

This pistol crossbow ships with two vibration dampening pads and a compression plate, but the instructions do not tell the proper use of these parts. The two vibration dampening pads should go on either side of the prod, so that one vibration dampener is at the front of the prod and the other at the rear. Once you have slid the prod and vibration dampening pads into position in the riser, insert the compression pad towards the front of the crossbow – the retention screw is supposed to screw into the compression plate.

Once the prod and riser have been joined,MORE it’s time to string the crossbow. This is more difficult than the instructions suggest, but it is still doable. You can either use a bow stringer to help stringing it, or employ an extra person to bend the prod enough to get the string over the second limb tip. My wife, who has slightly above-average strength, was able to bend the prod enough for me to finish stringing the bow assembly. With the two of us working together, we made short work of stringing the bow. In total, assembly of this pistol crossbow took less than 10 minutes.

The Cobra 80 lbs. self-cocking crossbow is rated at shooting crossbow darts at 150 fps. The included darts weigh approximately 12.5 gr, so the pistol crossbow generates approximately 12.5 ft. lbs. of kinetic energy. From 30 yards, this was more than enough to drive the dart approximately 1 1/2 inches into a thick, healthy tree.


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