When it comes to choosing a bow, women often struggle to pick the right one for them, as most of the bows in the market are designed and made for males. Thankfully, there are some companies that make some compound bows solely designed for women. These bows are light, more agile, and less tall than conventional bows - which makes these ideals for women hunters and archers.
In the world of hunting, a bow is one of the most ancient, popular, and useful tools. There are many ways to hunt, but there are no other which is so fun and so useful. Not only for hunting, but the art of archery is always so attractive and both men and women are drawn to it.
Currently, there are a lot of options, but among them, we are going to focus on the top 5 which are the best compound bows for women.
Bear Archery Cruzer G2 RTH
Bear Archery is one of the oldest bow makers still active in the United States - since 1933. The company is based in Gainesville, Florida. They started making longbows in 1947 and till now have produced countless types of bows for every purpose and category.
Currently, Bear Archery has a long-range of products in various categories. Among all these, the Cruzer G2 RTH is one of the most competitive bows from the company, especially for women.
The specification of this bow is better than many other bows from the Bear Archery. It has a net weight of 3.6 pounds and an Ata of 30 inches. Its draw length and weight are 12" to 30" & 5-70 pounds. This bow can shoot at a maximum speed of 310 FPS and can be used in both left-hand mode and right-hand mode.
The RTH in the name stands for Ready To Hunt. The specification and the usability and features make this one of the best choices for beginners and also pro shooters.
The design of the bow dates back to 2015 as part of the Cruzer Bows series. It is designed and made entirely in the USA and provides excellent build quality and aesthetics.
This bow is really lightweight and flexible when it comes to shooting. It's design aesthetic and lightness results in a really swift and sharp draw and shooting. Cruzer draw length is from 12 inches to 30 inches, the draw weights are adjustable by a good margin. Due to having an adjustable draw weight system, the draw weight can be changed from 70 pounds all the way down to 5 pounds, depending on the need of the archer.
The cam design in this is the signature MV double cam design by Bear Archery. This results in a powerful yet any kind of friction or vibration-free release. It also has a unique and special grip design that gets rid of the hand torque. The high precision limb pocket on this increases stability and accuracy.
Bear Cruzer G2 RTH has a brace height of 6.5 inches. Along with this, the axle to axle length is 32 inches, and these measurements surely help it to become easy to maneuver. While it is not the faster of the bunch, it certainly has the punch and the power.
It comes with an included trophy sling which helps the hunter to shoot with more accuracy. Adjusting the draw weight to over 60 pounds can make it a lethal weapon for both small and large prey. And all these features of this compound bow comes with a relatively smaller and lighter form factor, therefore it is easier to carry and operate for women.
Bear Cruzer G2 RTH (Ready To Hunt) compound bow comes with extensive accessories range pre-included with the package. It comes with high-quality accessories from Trophy Ridge, such as Trophy Ridge whisker biscuit arrow rest, Trophy Ridge 4-pin lighted sight, Trophy Ridge stabilizer, Trophy Ridge sling, Trophy Ridge quiver. Along with all these, it also comes with an included peep sight, a nock loop, and a standard manual.
An attractive feature of this compound bow is the warranty policy of the company. It comes with a limited lifetime warranty and the limbs, risers, and cams are the parts the warranty applies to.
Bear Cruzer G2 RTH Features
- Small and Lightweight
- Good flexibility
- Quiet and stealth
- Extensive accessories included in the package
- Limited lifetime warranty
Diamond Carbon Knockout
Diamond Carbon Knockout is one of the most popular compound bows for women and despite sitting at a higher price range than the previously mentioned Cruzer G2 RTH, it delivers to every single penny.
Diamond Archery is owned by a company named Bowtech. Bowtech produces state of the art bows under the Diamond brand and there are some compound bows which are solely designed and developed for women.
Diamond Carbon Knockout is a women's hunting bow that is slightly smaller than a conventional bow. The Carbon Knockout looks stunning with a differently designed body to produce the maximum from this smaller form factor/ Carbon Knockout has a synchronized binary cam system which gets rid of the vertical nock travel.
The dual-cam system of the Carbon Knockout provides a smooth but shorter draw length. The women hunter can adjust the draw length from 22.5 to 27 inches. Due to the presence of a rotating module, female archers can easily adjust the bow without taking too much hassle.
This hunting bow has been really popular among women bowhunters and that is for good reason. The riser of the bow is made from carbon, therefore it provides the least amount of weight for its size. Total weight is only 3.2 pounds and the width from axle to axle is 30 inches. It can produce peak draw weights of 40, 50, and 60 pounds. It can shoot at a maximum speed of 302 feet per second - and as a compound bow for women, this is really fast.
Due to the not so wide draw length, it gives up smooth draw whether the female archer is performing full draw or not. This dedicated women's bow comes with many included accessories and several color variants.
Diamond Carbon Knockout R.A.K package means Rady, Aim, and Kill. This package includes octane deadlock lite quiver, R.A.K custom sight, Octane 5 inch ultra light stabilizer, Octane Hostage Max rest, comfort wrist sling, carbon peep, BCY string loop, and many more.
Diamond Carbon Knockout comes with a lifetime warranty. During this time if any of the parts which do not wear down - fail for technical reasons, Diamond Archery check and make sure the bow is not giving problem due to physical damage or abuse and replace parts which fall under the warranty and doesn't work.
Diamond Carbon Knockout comes in two color variants - Micro Carbon & Mossy Oak Breakup Country.
Diamond Carbon Knockout Features
- Aerospace engineered carbon riser
- Lightest among the competitors
- Smaller and compact design for women archers
- Draw weight of 40, 50 & 60 pounds
- High-quality accessories are included in R.A.K package
- Smooth and quiet
Diamond Edge SB-1
Another great option from the designers of Diamond Archery is the Diamond Edge SB-1. Along with the Diamond Carbon Knockout, there is another one that is purposefully designed for women. That is, the Edge SB-1.
This is a successor of the famous Diamond Infinite Edge Pro bow package, which was launched back in 2015. Though in a price aspect it sits below the segment of the Carbon Knockout, it carries many of the features from the more advanced ones.
It weighs 3.6 pounds and this compound bow draw length is 15 to 30 inches. The hunter can easily adjust the draw length depending on the requirement. The draw weight can be adjusted from 7 to 70 lbs and it can shoot at a max speed of 318 feet per second.
The riser is made with aluminium and the binary cam system in this bow gives a smooth draw. The bolt-on resin grip gives sufficient grip to the hunter to keep the bow more stable.
Though this compound bow is not as quiet as the other ones mentioned in the video, it has a good top speed and good ergonomics and usability, especially for women. The bow is available in 4 finish options - BlackOps, Blue Blaze, Purple Blaze, and Mossy Oak Break-Up Country.
Diamond Edge SB-1 - Features
- Lightweight Aluminum Body
- Binary cam system
- Adjustable draw weight and length
- Top speed of 318 FPS
- Good grip and ergonomics
- Lifetime warranty on selected parts
Diamond DEPLOY SB
Diamond Deploy SB is claimed as one of the most advanced bows by the manufacturer, Diamond Archery. It features a carbon riser which results in only 3.2 pounds of total weight.
The Deploy SB can shoot to a max velocity of 330 feet per second. Like the other mentions, it has an adjustable draw length, which ranges from 26 to 30.5 inches. The draw weight is adjustable from 50 lbs to 70 lbs.
The axle to axle height of the compound bow is 31.5 inches and the brace height is 6.75 inches. It has an 80% effective let off mechanism, which delivers a smooth draw and release.
Although the bow is not designed to prioritize female archers, due to its state-of-the-art ergonomics, low weight, and all the modern features, it is a good option to consider as one of the best compound bows for women. Despite being equipped with all the modern technologies, it produces 84.65 ft-lbs of kinetic energy when released, which is good enough to hunt down even the big games.
Diamond DEPLOY SB is available in two finishes - Micro Carbon & Mossy Oak Break Up Country.
The R.A.K (Ready, Aim, Kill) package of the Diamond DEPLOY SB comes with 4-Pin Apex Sight, Hostage XL Arrow Rest, Wrist Sling, Octane DeadLock Lite quiver, Carbon Peep Sight, 5 inch Octane Ultra-Lite Stabilizer, BCY string loop, and many more.
Diamond DEPLOY SB - Features
- Carbon Body
- Weighs only 3.2 lbs
- shoots at a top speed of 330 FPS
- Changeable draw weight from 50 to 70 lbs
- Extra gear included in the package
- Lifetime warranty on limited parts
The PSE Uprising is a compound bow targeted towards beginners and also some pro archers.
PSE Uprising has an aluminum base and weighs only 3.2 pounds. It has a brace height of slightly over 5 inches and an axle to axle length of 30 inches. It has easily changeable draw length, ranging from 14 inches to 30 inches. The draw weight ranging from 15 up to 70 lbs. and It has a limb bolt turn mechanism to change the draw length and weight setup.
The let off of the bow is 70% and it gives a really smooth release in the price range. This compound bow can shoot at a top speed of 310 feet per second. It comes in three color finishes - Mossy Oak Country, Muddy Girl, and Black.
The PSE Uprising compound bow comes with some added accessories suck as a 3 pin sight, arrow rest, 5 arrow quiver, and a 6-inch stabilizer.
PSE UPRISING - Features
- Lightweight body
- 70% letoff
- Draw length and weight can be adjusted
- Shoots at 310 feet per second
- Attractive color options
Day by day women is getting more and more interested in archery, whether it is for sports, hobbies, or hunting. The time has changed. Major compound bow manufacturers are now making products solely prioritizing the physique and comfort of the women archer.
The mentioned options are the best of all the compound bow for women available right now and each of them offers great value for money in their own price range. Hopefully, more manufacturers will come forward to make the state of the art compound bows prioritizing for women, so more women archers can get some inspiration.
Our pick Diamond Carbon Knockout