Rifles and Bows: The Miss Pursuit Guide

Katherine Hill // September 13

I tell you this so you won't get overwhelmed. I know I did. But maybe you're just looking for a place to start your search. Or maybe, you're a more advanced hunter and you're researching your next rifle or bow and want to see what our experienced hunters use. Just by taking the time to go through each item, I assure you, you will gather a wealth of knowledge as you get ready for your next purchase.

Miss Pursuit Guide to Rifles and Bows

Miss Pursuite Guide to Rifles and Bows


  • The Bowtech Carbon Rose is the most-used bow by our team. It's the lightest premium hunting bow on the market and our archers say it's a great entry-level bow at a good price point.

The Carbon Rose was my first bow and I loved that it was light and had an easy draw cycle. It's a great starter bow to help you increase draw weight!

Hannah Marcom
  • PSE Archery is invested in helping the whole industry grow. While you're checking out their Carbon Air Stealth Bows, don't miss their bowhunter checklist.
  • In 2021, Xpedition Archery launched their X Series Bows, in development for 2 years, which feature patent-pending technology.
  • Matthews bows deliver the ultimate customer experience and specialized bows for women.
  • Don't miss Obsession Bows. Their DefCon bows have a smooth draw and are super quiet.
Miss Pursuite Guide to Rifles and Bows


I love my Ruger American .243. It isn't too heavy and the recoil doesn't bother me as much as other, larger caliber guns I've tried. It's reasonably priced and an all-around great rifle!

Laura Coppola

{We also have great information on the Modern Sporting Rifle.}

Hopefully, you now have a few ideas on which bow and/or rifle you should take a look at. Enjoy!

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About the Author

Katherine Hill

Katherine has preferred city life and the concrete jungle to life in the outdoors, but as her family has grown, she has learned the power of nature and is now the one introducing this lifestyle to her little ones. Katherine is just starting this journey into the great outdoors and can't wait to see what adventures await!