Arrow advice for upcoming moose hunt.

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  1. Scott Reynolds

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    Hi I am new to this forum.
    My name is scott reynolds and I am from Australia.

    What I would like to ask is what arrow weight and best head do people recommend for moose.
    I shoot 75 pound at 28.5” draw
    Thanks scott
     
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    550 plus with a soild coc broadhead.
     
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    Thanks for the reply. Currently I am using 125 gr shuttle Tees would they be ok? Failing that looking at 125gr 3 blade ozcuts which are a solid machined head.
     
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    Both are excellent choices.
     
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    Use whatever you can confidently place in a 4” group out to 60 yards. The weight and broad head are important, but don’t forget that moose have been killed for thousands of years before all the tech improvements we see today. Shot placement is the most critical, and the ability to but a stick (arrow) into the vitals of a big swamp donkey can be intimidating, but not rocket science!

    I’ve use fixed broad heads, mechanicals on carbon arrows, simple Ziwickie’s on wood arrows.

    whatever you choose, be comfortable with it, and enjoy the hunt!
     
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    Grizzlystiks 650 grain and over. I like 765 grains Alaskan 315 broadheads. Hoyt carbon defiant 72# 28.5 .
     

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    I'm running Black Eagle Carnivore 250s with 200 gr Ethics inserts and 200 gr Cutthroats at the tip for 729 grain total and 29%+ FOC. 72# 28.5" bow doing 209 fps. A 5 pin sight (20, 25, 30, 35, 40 pins) gets me to 40 yards before I run out of housing. Next setup I build will probably be in the 650 gr range just to stretch the max range to 50.
     
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    Absolutely no problem; all day long. I got skunked in Alaska; 52" is tough to judge. Good luck for sure. Pic of Alaskan interior Grizzly now a rug lol
     

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    I am currently in NW Colorado hunting elk, and other day got pinned down by 48-50 mph winds. The kuiu tent stayed strong. The amount of blown down is insane.
     

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    stay in the 450-500 gr range with a good Fixed head of the COC persuasion .... just make sure your spine is adequate, maybe slightly stiff .. FOC between 10-15 gr works fine ... no reason to go overboard there ... and make sure bow is TUNED to same poi with FP's/BH's ...
     
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    Good advice! And good luck. Knew a fellow who went moose hunting in Canada. Got a great one shot kill. The moose was very inconsiderate and died in four feet of water! Took over six hours to field dress it and haul it to camp.
     

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