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Please select the axle to axle length you prefer for hunting.

  • 30" & under

    Votes: 11 8.1%
  • 31" - 33"

    Votes: 56 41.2%
  • 34" - 36"

    Votes: 58 42.6%
  • 37" & up

    Votes: 11 8.1%
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Been a while since I've seen a poll on preferred axle to axle lengths for hunting. Just curious what everyone thinks.
 

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I am in the 34-35" length. Nothing against shorter bows, I find that around 35" is the most comfortable for me and I like to hunt and shoot 3D with the same bow.
 

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I live in the west and don't do much tree stand hunting, it's almost all spot and stalk with longer shots. 35" all day long!! Short axles are no Bueno out here lol!!!
 

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33-34 is my favorite
 

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33-35"
 

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Mine is 34", only cause I could not find a longer one that I liked better.
I hunt tree stands, ground blinds and some spot and stalk.
Never could figure out why some guys think you need a short ata to hunt out of tree stands and ground blinds.
 

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I live in the west and don't do much tree stand hunting, it's almost all spot and stalk with longer shots. 35" all day long!! Short axles are no Bueno out here lol!!!
Great point! I too live and hunt out west where shots tend to be a little further.
 

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32-ish. Tried 35" a year or two. It was okay but a tad long. I'm mostly a stand hunter
 

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Mine is 34", only cause I could not find a longer one that I liked better.
I hunt tree stands, ground blinds and some spot and stalk.
Never could figure out why some guys think you need a short ata to hunt out of tree stands and ground blinds.
Thanks for your response. I don't get why people get so hung up on short ATA for stands and blinds either.
 

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None of your options. 33-35 inches seems to be a sweet spot.
 

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30-32" ata are what i use,I prefer 30" ata for hunting..I really do not like longer bows for hunting...the short ata fit me better and i only use what i like and prefer...I have shot and owned everything the last decade from 26" to 38" ata...Grizz
 

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30" carbon spider for the tree stand or ground blind 34 carbon matrix for 3D
 

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31-33" main bows are a PSE Evolve 31 and Bowtech Allegiance. Although I don't really have a reason I wouldn't hunt with a 35" just never had many bows in that range.
 
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