The 5 Top Rated Crossbows in 2017

1. SA Sports Fever Crossbow

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”300″ identifier=”B007ELWHJ0″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]The Sports Fever model offers a lot of crossbow in a small package.  The 175 lb recurve crossbow comes with a variety of accessories including a 4×32 reticle scope.  Not only do you get a premium scope, but the bow also comes with other accessories including 4 arrows and a shoulder sling.  This is a quality item that really adds a lot to the bow itself.  Another attractive thing about the SA Sports Fever Crossbow is the price.  The bow is economical but not cheap so it meets your budget without looking flimsy.

The compound bow features a camo dipped pattern that covers the entire assembly, it really looks slick right out of the box.  Not only does it look great, but it shoots great too with up to 240 FPS.  If you’re a beginner, this bow is a great choice to break you into the hobby, without breaking the bank.  This is also a bow that will grow with you.  As you learn more and gain experience, you can count on the SA Sports Fever to be right there with you.  This bow has worked well in target shooting situations and also for hunting.  In fact, many hunters report that the SA Sports Fever Crossbow can even be used for deer hunting and it is one of the top rated crossbows among our users.

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2. PSE Fang Crossbow

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”300″ identifier=”B00OYIIWJ0″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]The PSE Fang Crossbow was one of the best-selling models of 2015.  Now, the new year promises to maintain that record with a bigger and better PSE Fang 350 model.  This is an upgraded version of last year’s favorite with improved and redesigned features.  First, the PSE Fang 350 cams have been completely overhauled.  The new system delivers a faster FPS and strong shooting no matter what the target.  Not only is this one of the most popular crossbows on the market today, it is one of the most economical as well.  The Fang 350 also have several safety features including an anti-dry fire trigger.  The bow is lightweight and easy to carry or pack into the backcountry.

This is a crossbow that can be used in a variety of environments and for many different applications from targets to game.  The bow has a draw weight of 155 lbs and comes with a 4×32 reticle scope along with some other accessories.  This bow is great for the new shooter or the experienced hunter.  You will love not only the bow itself, but the price.  You get a great value for your money when you purchase a PSE Fang 350 and the bow will last for years to come.

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3. Wicked Ridge by TenPoint – Invader G3 Crossbow

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”213″ identifier=”B00SX56AK8″ locale=”US” src=”” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]The Wicked Ridge is a lightweight and modern crossbow, made possible by its aluminium riser.  The crossbow has been manufactured with cut outs to further reduce the weight and increase overall strength.  TenPoint is known for a quality product and they continue to exceed all expectations with the Wicked Ridge model.  Featuring black 12.3” limbs, the crossbow has a newly engineered wheel for maximum FPS.  This is a proprietary combination found only on the TenPoint models.  You will easily pull down 330 FPS with the Wicked Ridge.

The bow is a great design for carrying into the backcountry too and it can take down some serious game if you want to use it for hunting.  Even if you’re a target shooter, you’ll find something to love about the Wicked Ridge.  The bow features a 165 lb draw with an anti-dry-fire safety trigger.  The crossbow feels good in your hands and has great ergonomics, it is easy to hold and shoot.  The Wicked Ridge is the best of both worlds and is also an economical choice when it comes to crossbows.  The bow is highly recommended for a range of experience, whether the beginner or the experienced.  Everyone will find something to love about this bow.

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4. SA Sports Empire Terminator Crossbow

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”500″ identifier=”B00IGZB5FU” locale=”US” src=”” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]The Sports Empire Termination is another great crossbow by SA, the bow is easy to assemble and comes with many accessories.  SA offers a lightweight stock with black and camo dipped highlights.  The bow looks great and shoots ever better.  This is one of the top rated crossbows for the price and it is very accurate.  The SA Sports Empire Terminator Crossbow can be dialled in to a range of 25-30 yards, easily.  If you like target shooting, the Terminator is a great option for you.  The bow fires at 260 FPS and is great for deer hunting.  With a draw weight of 175 lbs and a weight of 4.5 lbs, it is easy to pack with you can carry on a hunt.

It doesn’t matter if you’re hunting small or large game either, the Terminator can handle it all.  For the price, this is one of the better bows for the starting shooter.  If someone isn’t sure that archery is for them, but they want to try it out, give the SA Sports Empire Terminator a try.  Many shooters keep their Terminator for the life of the bow, it is a versatile option for a range of experience and shooters.

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5. Barnett Outdoors Brotherhood Crossbow

[easyazon_image align=”right” height=”307″ identifier=”B00K1F330I” locale=”US” src=”” tag=”deadbullseye-20″ width=”300″]Barnett and Brotherhood have joined forces to create a truly special crossbow.  Not only is this bow one of the lightest ones on the market today, coming in at just 7 lbs, it can fire an arrow up to 350 FPS.  It is really something when you consider just how compact the Barnett Outdoors Brotherhood bow to be.  This is a the result of a cam design that is made to be high energy.  Combine that cam system with their patented cable system and you have a real winner in the crossbow circuit.  The trigger system works like a well oiled machine, needing just 3.5 lbs of force to pull.  The light touch means you’ll pull off that long range shot with ease.

The Brotherhood bow is perfect for hunting and can handle any game you’re tracking.  The bow feels good in your hands and rests comfortably in your grip with the pass through option.  This bow is moderately priced but you get a lot for your money.  This bow is one of the favorites for 2016.  It’s a masterful blend of power in a compact design.

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