1 – Bear Archery Cruzer G2 Ready to Hunt

Bear Archery Cruzer G2 Ready to Hunt- Best bow under 500
  • Suitable for all ages and skill levels
  • Trophy Ridge accessories for hunting
  • 12–30” draw lengths and 5–70 lbs. draw weights.
  • Allen wrench adjustment, no bow press needed
  • Shoots arrows at 315 feet per second, weighs only 3 pounds

PROS

  • Adjustable in many ways
  • Ready-to-hunt package
  • Tool-free and easy to adjust
  • Powerful yet lightweight

PROS

  • Colour options are limited
  • Additional accessories may be required

2 – Diamond Archery Edge 320 Bow Compound Bow

Diamond Archery Edge 320 Bow Compound Bow
  • Synchronized binary cams by Bowtech
  • Impressive arrow velocity of 320 FPS.
  • 15-31 inch adjustable draw length
  • Adjustable limbs (7-70 lbs).
  • Excellent tunability with flawless nock travel
  • Ready to use

PROS

  • Shots with high arrow velocity
  • Adjustable length and weight
  • Tuning accuracy is exceptional
  • A ready-to-use product

PROS

  • Only available in black
  • Users may find it heavier (3.6 pounds).

3 – Bear Archery Legit Ready to Hunt Compound Bow

Bear Archery Legit Ready to Hunt Compound Bow - Best compound bow under 500
  • Designed for maximum versatility
  • Peak draw weight (10 to 70lbs) and draw length (18″ to 30″).
  • A wrench adjusts the bow without a bow press
  • Speeds of 315 ft/sec, lightweight at 3.6 lbs
  • Accessorize your hunt with Trophy Ridge

PROS

  • Personalized adjustability
  • Bow press-free adjustments
  • Performance that is lightweight yet powerful
  • Trophy Ridge accessories

PROS

  • Only available in Mossy Oak Break Up Country DNA

4 – Raptor Compound Bow Kit

Raptor Compound Bow Kit - Best compound bow under 500
  • Hunting, fishing, farming, and target shooting
  • Fully adjustable draw length from 24.5″ to 31″ and 30 to 70 lbs.
  • Fully machinable aluminum cams and modules
  • Tuning system with 75% let-off
  • Installation video and complete bow package
  • Camouflage and black colors available

PROS

  • Including all essentials
  • Durable machining
  • Easy-to-use adjustments
  • Multi-purpose archery bow

PROS

  • Black and camouflage colors only

5 – Muzzy Bowfishing Vice V2 Spin Kit

Muzzy Bowfishing Vice V2 Spin Kit - Best compound bow under  500
  • Optimized aluminum riser design
  • For length and weight adjustments in the field
  • Custom camo pattern inspired by reptiles
  • 7.8-inch brace height with 70% let-off for comfort
  • For smoother draw and extreme tuning
  • Contains a V2 compound bow, a fish hook arrow rest and a fish arrow.

PROS

  • Precision and comfort improved
  • Bow press-free adjustment
  • Camo pattern for rugged durability
  • Versatility in drawing

PROS

  • 7.15 pounds, relatively heavy
  • Only available in green.

In order to achieve accuracy and comfort, you must understand what is the optimal draw weight and length for you. It is important to look for a bow that has adjustable settings so you can adjust it according to your specific requirements.