How to Balance Your Hunting Bow

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Sure, it’d be great to achieve target-bow balance with your hunting bow — dead center left to right and tipping forward to about 45 degrees — but that’s not practical, or necessary, for most hunting scenarios.

Here’s Larry Wise’s solution…

He offsets his stabilizer to the left to act as a counter-weight to his arrows and quiver. He gets a fairly well-balanced bow without having to hunt with a long, awkward stabilizer. However you decide to balance your bow, make sure to tune it and practice with it that way before the season starts.

Larry Wise has competed and coached archery at the professional level for decades. He’s a retired high-school math teacher and a bowhunting fanatic.