Best Longbow for 2018

You can usually identify a longbow by its height which is often as tall as the shooter. This enables the individual who is shooting to have a long draw, approximately to the jaw. The limbs on a longbow are narrow, and D-shaped or circular in cross section. If you look at it, the bow looks like a capital “D.” Longbows are typically made from wood like wych elm or yew. Wooden bows have to be treated carefully and cannot be exposed to excessive dryness or dampness. They have been used in many cultures for warfare and hunting.

Martin Archery Savannah Stealth Longbow

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Pros

  • Very good design
  • Very accurate

Cons

  • None

This longbow has various shades of dark wood accents. It also comes with a bubinga riser which has zebra wood accents. The limbs are laminated but its core is bubinga too. The brace height is 6.5 inches to 7.5 inches. The draw weight is 40 to 65 lbs. This package includes a bow sock, a rest, and a flemish bow string. It’s very smooth and it almost doesn’t make any noise at all. This is also handcrafted and not mass manufactures so it’s definitely beauty and great performance in a single bow. 

Mountain Man Sierra Longbow

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Pros

  • Very Accurate
  • Very Smooth
  • Nice slim grip

Cons

  • String is not so good

This bow has a very beautiful elegant crafted design. It’s made from maple and walnut wood and comes with a custom finish. The materials used in making this is known for making a very solid bow. This definitely is one of the best longbow available because of its high performance and elegance in a single bow. It has a brace height of 6 ½ to 7 ½” and is 68” in length. This could be used by either a left or right hand shooter with no problem at all. Once it’s settled in, it also doesn’t stretch. 

October Mountain Products Ozark Hunter 68 inch Longbow Review

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Pros

  • Best customer service/li>
  • Very Accurate

Cons

  • You could spend a little more for a much better one

This longbow comes with a very smooth draw and high performance. Many people say this is the best longbow available in the market because f these features. It has a built in arrow shelf in its mati laminated handle. It measures 68 inches from tip to tip and is made from hard maple, walnut wood, and purple heart which are known for materials that are very hard. It’s flashlight string compatible and it has a Dacron bowstring. 

Bear AFT2040145 Montana Longbow

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Pros

  • Very Fast
  • Very Quiet
  • Very Smooth

Cons

  • Bad wrap handle

This longbow is not just quick but it’s also very smooth. It was designed by Grant Bryce II who is a bowyer that’s with the well-known Fred Bear company for a really long time. This design is very gracefully made and has a high strength black fiberglass. This one is known because of its classic look with modern features and speed. This bow is so strong it’s almost impossible to crack it because the natural grains and wood keeps it intact.

Conclusion

Here are four of the best longbows available out in the market today. These four are all different from each other because we aim to give you different varieties because we know that every hunter and aspiring hunter have different needs. We hope this helped you have a better picture of each bow and its capabilities. Happy hunting!

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