Planning a successful bow hunt these days requires more gear than Robinhood could have ever imagined. But without the right projectiles, you risk injuring the animal, or not getting a clean kill and tracking a miles-long blood trail into unknown wilderness.
Broadhead technology continues to improve every year, with the market becoming saturated with more durable ferrules and razor sharp mechanical blades offering improved penetration. With all the options available today, choosing the right one for your next hunt can become a daunting task.
Petersen’s Hunting has grouped some of the best broadheads to take down your next trophy. Check out these six great projectiles, and then make sure to match them up with quality arrows and bowsights to make sure you’re right on target.
- Chris Rager, who probably has the coolest last name in the hunting industry, formerly of Trophy Ridge and Rocket Aerohead, has formed a new company. Under the banner Flying Arrow, he brings the archery world the Toxic broadhead. A three-blade fixed head with wickedly curved blades, the Toxic has a 7⁄8-inch cutting diameter with nearly 5 inches of total cutting surfaces. The chisel tip punches the initial hole while the open slot on the backs of the blades allow them to flex open upon meeting resistance for increased penetration.