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5 Must-See Package Bows for 2019

5 Must-See Package Bows for 2019

Check out these complete bow packages to make selecting the right gear easier.

If you’re a bowhunting fanatic always on the lookout for the next cool toy, and now that the season is over you’re likely looking for something to fill your time with. Keep your eyes on the social networks during the second week of January because it’s just like Christmas 2.0 for bowhunters and archers all around the world.

January 10-12 in Louisville, Ky., the annual Archery Trade Association (ATA) show will take place. It’s the bowhunting industry’s largest and longest-running trade show worldwide. Every year the event brings together all organizations that contribute to the archery industry. It’s a very exciting time to witness new products being debuted for the upcoming year.

The time is at hand to think about upgrading your old rig to a new bright and shiny bow. And few will argue that keeping up with the latest and greatest bow accessories can be confusing. The following bow companies have put together a complete package making your job in selecting the right one all the easier — especially for the young, budding archers in your family.

PSE Evolve Series Drive 3B Ready-To-Shoot Pro Package

PSE continues to strive for excellence in producing performance, pro-level hunting bows like the new 2019 Drive 3B. The company has taken their redesigned forged riser and added a 3-track binary cam to deliver smooth, yet rock-solid shot stability, which creates a very forgiving and accurate hunting bow.


“PSEDrive”
PSE Evolve Series Drive 3B

Bow Specs


  • Brace Height: 7 inches
  • Axle To Axle: 29 1/2 inches
  • Draw Weight: 60 and 70 pounds
  • IBO Speed: 330 fps
  • Draw Length: 25 1/2 to 30 inches
  • Let-Off: 85 percent
  • Weight: 3.7 pounds
  • Bare-bow MSRP: $549.99

Package

  • Amp Micro Sight
  • Phantom Drop Away Rest
  • 8-inch Spire Stabilizer with weights
  • Covert arrow quiver
  • Neoprene sling
  • Aluminum anodized peep
  • D-loop installed
  • Package MSRP: $699.99

Bear Approach HC Ready-To-Hunt Package

With the Ready-To-Hunt (RTH) Approach, the excellence Bear Archery is known for will continue in 2019 within this package bow. The company’s hybrid cam system offers a super smooth draw cycle while keeping to the priority of speed and accuracy. The bow’s Shockwaves Limb Dampening System eliminates shock and vibration, and the Rockstops are offset string suppressors that eliminate additional vibration making it a very smooth and quiet bow from top to bottom.

“BearApproach”
Bear Approach HC Ready-To-Hunt

Bow Specs

  • Brace Height: 6 inches
  • Axle To Axle: 32 inches
  • Draw Weight: 45 to 60 and 55 to 70 pounds
  • IBO Speed: 340 fps
  • Draw Length: 25 1/2 to 30 inches
  • Let-Off: 75 percent
  • Weight: 4.3 pounds
  • Bare-bow MSRP: $449.99

Package


  • Trophy Ridge React H4 sight
  • Trophy Ridge Quick Shot Whisker Biscuit
  • Trophy Ridge 5 Spot quiver
  • Trophy Ridge Static 6-inch stabilizer and sling
  • Peep sight and D-loop
  • Package MSRP: $599.99

 To see the full list of all five new package bows for 2019, please visit the Game & Fish website by clicking here.

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