Barnett’s Models of Youth Bows for Young Hunters

Archery hunting success starts with a foundation in good shooting, and for young hunters, that means a bow suited to their size and strength. Barnett® understands the needs of the aspiring archer and builds compound and recurve bow models for kids, big and small. 

With Christmas just around the corner, parents looking for the perfect gift for their young hunter should consider a compound or recurve bow. Barnett builds the gift kids will never forget; their first bow! 

Vortex Compound Bow 

With a customizable draw weight from 19–45 pounds (with 60–70% let-off) and draw length from 22–27-inches, the Vortex Compound bow grows with the teenage hunter’s needs. The right-hand bow features a three-pin fiber optic sight, capture arrow rest, and three-arrow quiver. The compound bow is clad in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country camo to hide from the wary game.  

Draw Weight – 19–45 lbs

Draw Length – 22–27 in

Pattern – Mossy Oak Break-Up Country

Age – Teen+

Vortex Lite Compound Bow

This ‘lite’ version of Vortex includes many of the same features, including a three-pin fiber optic sight, capture arrow rest, and three-arrow quiver. It’s well-suited to young shooters getting into archery with a customizable draw weight from 18–29 pounds (with 60–70% let-off) and draw length from 22–25-inches. A black finish on this right-hand model blends into the shadows – perfect for hunting. 

Draw Weight – 18–29 lbs

Draw Length – 22–25 in

Pattern – Black

 Age – Teen+

Mossy Oak® Tomcat 2 Compound

The Mossy Oak Tomcat 2’s parallel-limb design reduces hand shock for a pleasant introduction to archery. This bow is suited for youth aged 8–12 and features a customizable draw weight from 17–22 pounds (with 60–70% let-off) and draw length from 20–22-inches. The bow includes soft-touch finger rollers, two arrows, and a quiver. Adding a three-pin “Brightglo” fiber optic sight allows precise aiming in all lighting conditions and at various distances. This perfect starter bow wears Mossy Oak Bottomland Camo.

Draw Weight – 17–22 lbs

Draw Length – 20–22 in

Pattern – Mossy Oak Bottomland

Age – 8–12 

Mossy Oak® Wildhawk Compound

Left- and right-handed shooters will love the Mossy Oak Wildhawk Compound. Its ambidextrous riser with soft-touch grip fits all archers making it a great beginner bow for the youngest shooters. Barnett designed this bow with 5–8-year-olds in mind. It has an 18-pound draw weight and 20–22-inch adjustable draw length. It features soft-touch finger rollers, two arrows and a quiver, plus an adjustable pin sight. The Wildhawk sports Mossy Oak Bottomland Camo, matching other bows in the Barnett youth line.

Draw Weight – 18 lbs

Draw Length – 20–22 in

Pattern – Mossy Oak Bottomland

Age – 5–8 

Mossy Oak® Centershot Compound

From its customizable 18–23-inch draw length to its light 17-pound draw weight, the ambidextrous Centershot is a starter bow that grows with budding the 5–8-year-old archer. Finished with Mossy Oak Bottomland camo, the bow features soft-touch finger rollers, two arrows, a quiver and an adjustable pin sight – everything a young shooter needs to get started.

Draw Weight – 17 lbs

Draw Length – 18–23 in

Pattern – Mossy Oak Bottomland

Age – 5–8

Mossy Oak® Vertigo Compound

The 25-pound (draw weight) Vertigo compound adds more power than other intro models and is suited to shooters from 7–10. The Mossy Oak Bottomland camo bow includes a sight, arrow rest, two arrows, and a quiver. Its draw length adjusts from 18–22-inches, increasing as the shooter grows. The Vertigo is a great first bow that will help hone a young shooter’s archery skills.  

Draw Weight – 25 lbs

Draw Length – 18–22 in

Pattern – Mossy Oak Bottomland

Age – 7–10

Quicksilver® Recurve Bow

This recurve bow is a prime choice for a future outdoorsman, as it is easier for them to pull back and shoot compared to compound bow models. For slightly younger hunters around the age range of five to eight years old, the Quicksilvers 15 lb. draw weight and ambidextrous grip make it the perfect bow for beginning archers. They can learn how to shoot instinctively. Finger roller, an adjustable sight, and a soft touch reinforced grip make it a safe choice to get kids started in archery.

Draw Weight – 15 lbs

Draw Length – 18–22 in

Pattern – Mossy Oak Bottomland

Includes two 28 in fiberglass arrows

Age – 5-8

About Barnett Crossbows

Barnett is the first and longest-standing crossbow company with a storied heritage. Founded in 1962, we are the pioneer of the modern-day crossbow. Barnett’s tradition of innovation has brought about numerous “firsts” in the crossbow & archery industry for the past 60 years. Barnett innovates and supplies a broad spectrum of high-performance and value-driven crossbows, vertical and youth bows, and archery accessories popular with both hunting and recreational shooters. Barnett is also the leading provider of slingshots and accessories.

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