You’ve got your sight and your bow, and you’re ready to go. Before you step out onto the range, check out this article to learn how to sight in a bow.
Sighting a bow without experience and practice can be quite overwhelming. Some beginners and first-time buyers will feel intimidated and have their local bow shop handle the entire process. Others might feel a rush of confidence and start the project at home only to realize they don’t have all the tools they need. Either way, it is possible to sight your bow, as long as you go in with a game plan.
Learning to sight your bow correctly is like a rite of passage. No matter what level of experience you have with archery, it’s crucial to do your sighting and adjustments because they will be unique to your draw and form. You’ll also want to learn how to adjust for windage and elevation to make changes on your own depending on shooting and environmental conditions. Nothing is worse than being in a tree stand and unable to take that downhill shot because you’re not confident in your settings or making quick adjustments. This guide will give you an overview of the process and pro-tips for how to sight in a bow.