Minimum draw weight for elk?

Discussion in 'Big Game Hunting' started by julien, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. ElkNut1

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    Thanks. I guess I didn't notice the date his question was posted, my bad. Well I wish him the best of luck, keep those broadheads razor sharp son whichever ones you decide on.

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    With a heavy arrow you can shoot right through an Elk. At 55#. Shoot into the lungs. If you hit the shoulder bone your out of luck.
     
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    chopayne Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I think people take elk with 40lb Traditional bows.
     
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    Oldcarp Die Hard Bowhunter

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    In the early 70's My elk mentor shot a 45lb recurve. His longest shots were 20 yards.
     

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